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Safety Questions Linger Over Pre-Washed Greens

Morning Edition, April 12, 2007 · Lettuce and spinach crops are in the ground now in California’s Salinas Valley. They’ll soon be arriving as pre-washed bagged leafy greens at your local supermarket. But after last fall’s big E. coli outbreak in spinach that sickened 200 people and killed three, the big question is, are those leafy greens safe to eat?  Ben Adler of member station KAZU reports – Listen Here

What I find disturbing is that the FDA does not feel that bagged Spinach and Lettuce is safe, but it is still on the market.