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FSRN: Lettuce Recall Prompts Calls For More Oversight of California Produce Industry
by Vinny Lombardo
Thursday Oct 12th, 2006 10:55 AM
Last month's outbreak of E-Coli contaminated spinach, which killed three, and sickened 199 others in the US, has many consumers on edge about food born pathogens. It was the ninth deadly E. coli outbreak from leafy greens that originated in California's Salinas Valley over the last decade. Another e.coli scare occurred this week when Salinas-based Nunes Co. recalled some 8,500 cartons of its Foxy brand 'Green Leaf Lettuce' from seven states. FSRN's Vinny Lombardo reports on the problems with factory farms, and examines organics as an alternative.
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Understanding?WolverineFriday Nov 3rd, 2006 5:11 PM
organics not a solutiongeonuttedMonday Oct 23rd, 2006 2:47 PM
green leaflettuceFriday Oct 13th, 2006 11:41 AM