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Is Irradiating Foods Like Spinach and Lettuce Helpful?

Posted on September 25th, 2008 in chemicals, conventional foods, conventional producers, disease, farmers markets, fda, food, food poisoning, food production, toxins | No Comments »

spinachRecently the FDA ruled to allow producers of conventionally grown spinach and lettuce to irradiate the leafy vegetables to apparently 'make them safe'.

Will this help or is it just a ploy?

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How To Reduce Your Risk of Cantaloupe Salmonella Poisoning

Posted on March 23rd, 2008 in food, food poisoning, organic, organic foods, organic produce, organically grown, salmonella | No Comments »

The FDA today announced a risk of salmonella poisoning in cantaloupe imported from Honduras. The risk is highest in small children and older adults with weak or compromised immune symptoms. Even if you've eaten contaminated fruit, most with uncompromised immune systems will not feel the effects.

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