News tagged with contaminated food

How lead gets into urban vegetable gardens

One common mitigation approach is to build a raised bed and fill it with freshly composted, low-lead soil from elsewhere, right? Maybe not, according to researchers studying the mysterious case of the lead contamination found ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Environment
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FDA: only 2 egg farms so far show salmonella

(AP) -- Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday that there is no evidence a massive outbreak of salmonella in eggs has spread beyond two Iowa farms, though a team of investigators is still trying ...

dateAug 23, 2010 in Health
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'Prewashed' Salad Still Needs Cleaning

(PhysOrg.com) -- For people trying to get in their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables, prepackaged green salads are an easy way to start a meal. But there’s growing concern that these convenient ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Health
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FDA eyes NY firm in pistachio recall probe

(AP) -- Authorities looking into the nationwide pistachio recall said Thursday they are investigating a California nut processor's sister company in New York where officials last month found cockroaches and rodent droppings.

dateApr 02, 2009 in Health
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