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The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) announced a California resident has died as a result of the Yuma, AZ-linked E. coli O157:H7 outbreak.
A concern for safe food has spurred reporters to dig into the causes and make suggestions on how to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Naturally, some suggestions are stronger than others. Here’s a brief review of what’s being discussed:
Previously, the warning applied only to chopped romaine, salads, and salad mixes.
For the second time in months, a hard-to-trace E. coli outbreak leads to a widespread ban of romaine lettuce.
Bacillus subtilis strain offers broad-spectrum protection.
Sweet alyssum can help biologically control aphids on transplanted organic romaine lettuce but can take up valuable land. USDA-ARS researcher Eric Brennan shares techniques he’s learned over 10 years.
Researchers battle Fusarium wilt in the only place in the U.S. that can currently grow the high-dollar leafy vegetable.
Because aphids have the potential to rapidly contaminate plants, preventing their establishment is critical for the production of quality crops.
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this malady.
A multi-state and Canadian e coli outbreak has lead to the organization (and the Canadian government) to urge consumers to not eat romaine.
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Marrone Bio Innovations says new product has proven highly effective for controlling downy mildews and white molds.
The arid climate and a labor shortage have fostered fertile ground for high-tech growing methods.
One springtail species is targeting germinating seeds, impacting seedling growth.
A recent Purdue study says current food safety practices aren’t killing listeria in romaine lettuce tissue. Rutger’s Richard VanVranken says the report isn’t as alarming as it sounds.
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