Many parents believe that kids would rather eat marbles than spinach. Indeed, some may wonder which makes the riskier meal. Considering the recent cases of E. coli and botulism, parents are suspicious about the safety...
Bagged fresh spinach enjoys a pure, green and above all nutritious image. This was shattered by last week’s outbreak of E. coli. Sylvain Charlebois argues that there’s never been a better time for any organisations involved with supplying produce to consumers to review and improve current food safety methods.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) have recommended the recall of fresh spinach from the US market to minimise risk and protect consumers from a suspected E. Coli outbreak.
UK regulator The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced an additional GBP1m (US$1.84m) of grants to local authorities to boost existing funding for the training of small retailers and caterers in food safety.