"Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat, CDC Warns U.S. Consumers"

"Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat in any form, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in a food safety alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous type of E. coli bacteria.

The CDC told consumers to throw away any romaine lettuce they may already have purchased. Restaurants should not serve it, stores should not sell it, and people should not buy it, no matter where or when the lettuce was grown. It doesn’t matter if it is chopped, whole head or part of a mix.

Source: Washington Post, 11/21/2018

"Part of the Answer to Climate Change May Be America’s Trees and Dirt"

"When people think of potential solutions to global warming, they tend to visualize technologies like solar panels or electric cars. A new study published on Wednesday, however, found that better management of forests, grasslands and soils in the United States could offset as much as 21 percent of the country’s annual greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: NY Times, 11/15/2018

"Are Artisanal Foodie Brands Ruining A California National Park?"

"An hour north of San Francisco lie two-dozen dairy and meat farms that have produced some of the most beloved artisanal brands in northern California – along with a farm-fresh, locally sourced foodie ethos that has become globally influential. All the dairies in Point Reyes are organic, and the beef is grass-fed."

Source: Guardian, 11/13/2018


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