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Alexandra Rae blogs about farm stories, produce tips and her latest adventure.

Posts tagged Food safety
Is Lettuce Safe to Eat?

When an outbreak happens, it is usually the result of one contaminated source. Problem is that it makes us, the consumers, think that all lettuce is bad. Farmers reached out to let me know how they were affected by that. Some said that they did not harvest their lettuce fields because no one would buy it. Therefore they did not have any work for the harvest crews and they ended up throwing away safe lettuce, leading to a market crash.

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