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  • Study says leafy greens top food poisoning source

    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.


  • A worker harvests romaine lettuce in Salinas, Calif., in 2007. Leafy green vegetables were the leading source of food poisoning over an 11-year period, federal health officials said on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, but the most food-related deaths were from contaminated chicken and other poultry. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Study: Leafy greens are top source of food poisoning

    A big government study has fingered leafy greens such as 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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