Researchers have highlighted cases of tropane alkaloid contamination in Italy and called for increased monitoring and regulation.

The study detailed recent cases of tropane alkaloid intoxication after the consumption of spinach and spinach-based foods in Italy during October 2022. Symptoms can include a dry mouth, difficulty speaking and swallowing, tachycardia, drowsiness

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Selinsgrove, PA-based BrightFarms has announced the recall of spinach grown by its supplier Element Farms in their Pompton Plains, New Jersey farm and distributed under the BrightFarms brand because the spinach has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Due to potential cross-contamination, BrightFarms also recalls a limited

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Fresh Express has issued a recall of Fresh Express Spinach, 8-ounce size, with product code G332 and a use-by date of Dec. 15, and Publix Spinach, 9-ounce size, with product code G332 and a use-by date of Dec. 14 because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The two recalled spinach

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Lancaster Foods is recalling a limited quantity of three brands  Robinson Fresh, Lancaster, and Giant brand Kale, Spinach and Collard Green products because of a  possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Though the recalled products are beyond their “Best If Used By Date,” it is important for consumers who have

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Investigations into almost 200 foodborne illnesses in Australia after eating a brand of baby spinach have revealed what caused the illnesses. 

Riviera Farms said the spinach was contaminated with a weed called thornapple. The scientific name is Datura stramonium and it is also known as jimsonweed. How the weed got into

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We know that Wendy’s knows, but is not yet saying – they will eventually and I continue to sue them. It is also possible the FDA knows, but also is not saying – yet.

I am not that far behind.

Well, we know from Wendy’s and the FDA that the

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