FDA identifies potential source for major E. coli outbreak

Earlier this year, an outbreak of E. coli attributed to romaine lettuce rocked parts of North America. Over 210 people got sick, five of them losing their lives. And even though investigators were able to find the source, it proved tricky to figure out how the lettuce became contaminated in the first place.

Now, after […]

Manure: How far away is far enough?

Over the past several years, high profile recalls of fruits and veggies have become the new norm in the American food landscape. These recalls follow outbreaks of foodborne illnesses caused by microbes like E. coli and can send unsuspecting consumers rushing to the nearest restroom or, worse yet, the hospital. In addition, outbreaks have major […]