Study finds leafy green vegetables top source of food poisoning; more deaths tied to poultry

Jan 29, 2013 Full story: The Winnipeg Free Press

A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning, a perhaps uncomfortable conclusion for health officials who want us to eat our vegetables.

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Sheik Yerbouti

New Hope, PA

#1 Jan 29, 2013
The growers treat the harvesters like slaved and provide no rest room facilities so they go all over the vegetables! The growers value profits over safety.
Anonymous

Manila, Philippines

#2 Jan 30, 2013
This is quite a surprising news and quite alarming.

Since: Jan 13

Bhiwandi, India

#3 Jan 30, 2013
I think farmers use more pesticide in farming that's why this vegetables poisoning.
Devlin

Tunkhannock, PA

#4 Jul 1, 2013
I ate some spinach grown in my garden earlier tonight, sautéed along with mushrooms, and later a pear. I was vomiting just a couple hours later, and I'm trying to figure out why. Maybe it was the spinach.

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