Findings of an investigation into the contamination of romaine lettuce implicated in three outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 during the fall of 2019 were published today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Dangerous pathogen E. coli O157:H7 survives longer in the soil of the Salinas Valley–otherwise known as America’s salad bowl–compared to other key leafy greens growing regions, according to new research funding by the U.S. Department…
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River Ranch Fresh Foods of Salinas, CA is expanding its earlier recall of retail and foodservice bagged salads because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The company says there have been no reported…
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A quarter-million residents of California’s Tulare Lake Basin and Salinas Valley may be drinking water contaminated with nitrate from fertilizer and animal manure, according to a study released Tuesday by a researchers at the University