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Pre-washed spinach still contains pathogens

It can be convenient to purchase pre-washed vegetables, especially for those with busy lives. It would be wrong, however, to assume that pre-washed veg is free from pathogens. A new study casts some light.

Grocery store customer finds rat's head in bag of spinach

High Wycombe - A woman said she was horrified when she discovered a preserved rat's head in a bag of spinach that she purchased from a grocery store.

Spinach recalled in 39 states due to E. Coli scare

Taylor Farms Retail Inc. has voluntarily recalled several spinach products because of possible Enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) contamination.

E.coli detected in spinach in New York

A total of 28 people have been infected with bacteria linked with an organic spinach and spring mix blend. The infections have been reported from five states, with most cases in New York.

Kroger recalls bags of spinach in 15 states

Yesterday an announcement was issued that grocery store Kroger is recalling bags of fresh spinach in 15 states due to potential contamination of Listeria.

Study: Spinach enhances muscle strength

Fans of Popeye will be delighted to learn that a new study published on June 25 shows that spinach does indeed make one stronger.

Ippolito International, LP Voluntarily Recalls Bunch Spinach

Ippolito International, LP of Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling 1,715 cartons of bunched spinach, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Kleen-Pak Recalls Spinach Because Of Possible Health Risk

KLEEN-PAK FOODS of Milwaukee Wisconsin is recalling its 10 ounce and 1 pound packages of fresh spinach because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The FDA Has Approved Radiation Treatments For Lettuce And Spinach

Like to eat in the garden? The FDA recently approved radiation treatment for some basic salad fixins as a means to help reduce the number of disease-causing bacteria. This will also increase the amount of time they can be stored without spoiling.

Spinach Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

In a reminder of 2006 events, a recall has been issued for fresh spinach. Metz Fresh Food has recalled 10 and 16 oz bags as well as four pound cartons. No illnesses have yet been reported.

Tossing Leafy Salad Could Still Be Unsafe

Is bagged salad safe? When an FDA expert on E. coli was asked that question recently, he said “No I don’t believe it is.” Should veggie lovers still be worried by sickly greens?

E. Coli on Calif. Ranch Matches Outbreak Strain

Investigators have matched E. coli found in a stream and in a wild pig on a California ranch to the strain of bacteria that caused last month's deadly spinach-borne outbreak.

3rd Death Confirmed From Spinach

3rd death linked to E. coli outbreak from tainted spinach

FBI Investigates Spinach Companies

The FBI searched two produce companies Wednesday for evidence of a crime in the nationwide E. coli outbreak that killed one person and sickened at least 191 others.

yet another E. coli recall

Forget what popeye said, Spinach does not "make you strong to the finach"!

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Nestlé USA is voluntarily recalling select DiGiorno  Lean Cuisine and Stouffer’s products in the ...
Nestlé USA is voluntarily recalling select DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine and Stouffer’s products in the U.S. and Canada, saying they could have pieces of glass in them.