Getting even worse

The multi-state outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce has spread and now affects 98 people in 22 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The three additional states reporting ill people are Mississippi, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. At least 46 have been hospitalized.
Recalls of bagged greens seem to be happening with more frequency. In mid-April, more than 8,700 pounds of bagged ready-to-eat salads were recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. In December, the CDC warned of a multi-state outbreak of E. coli linked to leafy greens, and in October, the FDA issued a recall of several types of salad kits due to potential listeria contamination.
Almost everyone has a non-edible plant growing right now at home. It’s not that hard to grow leafy greens, whether at a farm, a city dwelling or an apartment. “Willy’s garden” and “My little homestead” @Amazon.com/books.

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