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E. coli Outbreaks: Watch Out for Those Leafy Greens Most of us stress on the importance of eating veggies in order to have a balanced diet. But in 2006, it was discovered that a massive E. coli outbreak started due to fresh bagged spinach which contained O157:H7 E. coli. Another outbreak was caused due to contaminated green leaf lettuce. This lettuce was from a fresh produce...

Notice was given regarding yet another recall; this time it is for over 3 million pounds of frozen foods from a company in Buffalo known as Rich Products Corporation. According to NBCNews.com these foods have been contaminated with a different strain of E. coli known as E. coli O121 which is different from the more well-known strain of E.coli 0157:H7. This particular E.coli...

Recent food recalls have included one recently from Kraft foods, concerning their cottage cheese products.  There have, also, been recent incidents of e. coli in beef, distributed to restaurants in the mid west and north east sections of the U.S.  Be sure to pass these new product alerts on to your social media friends and family. Kraft Foods and Its Cottage Cheese Recall Kraft...

While most of us are aware of the health benefits a plant based it rich in spinach, kale and other leafy greens is, few are concerned over potential E. coli illnesses from these dark greens. Spinach in the last few years has gained notoriety with several recalls of packaged varieties due to E. coli contamination yet, even with these recalls and health crises, the majority...