TITLE

Leafy greens industry still reels from E. Coli-spinach outbreak

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Cary
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;3/10/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
Information about a food safety seminar at World Ag Expo held in California in 2011 is presented. The seminar featured Scott Hood, senior manager for microbiology and thermal processing for General Mills Inc., Scott Horsfall, General Mills' leafy greens executive in the state, and Barry Eisenberg of the United Fresh Produce Association. They discussed the 2006 Escherichia coli -spinach foodborne illness outbreak and how the leafy greens industry from farm-to-fork continues to rebuild.
ACCESSION #
59285565

 

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