Food Bug Updates

Things have been pretty quiet on the US of A lately, the tomato-pepper salmonella outbreak seems to be wrapping up although there is still lots of finger-pointing and grumbling about the investigation. There is a minor recall in the Northwest involving alfalfa sprouts grown by Sprouters Northwest of Oregon.  The sprouts have been linked with… Continue reading Food Bug Updates

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Popeye: Super Strength and now with added glow-in-the dark

Beginning today, producers can begin dosing fresh greens: iceberg lettuce and spinach with a hint of radiation designed to reduce the amount of salmonella, E. Coli and listeria hiding amongst the leafy goodness. AP Story: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iA5hZT7HxWkBxoW1U2IS-nAOoq-wD92MPDG81 Please note, that is reduce, not 100% eliminate.  Growers and packagers are still expected to follow the FDA’s other… Continue reading Popeye: Super Strength and now with added glow-in-the dark