Salinas-based Nunes Co. finds e. coli in irrigation water

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The San Jose Mercury News reports that yet another grower in the Salinas Valley has identified e.coli in its crop.  Salinas-based Nunes Co. issued a recall this Sunday.  Read the full story or check out the excerpt below: Just days after the government said it was safe to eat spinach again, concern shifted back to lettuce as one Salinas Valley grower announced Sunday that it was voluntarily recalling some of its crop after finding E. coli in a sample of irrigation water. Green leaf...Read Full Story

San Juan Bautista spinach processing plant

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Two bags of Dole brand baby spinach have been identified in the search for the E. coli strain that contaminated spinach and forced stores nationwide to pull spinach from the shelves.   Health officials suspect that a specific batch of spinach from a San Juan Bautista spinach processing plant may be the source of the contamination.     To read more, check out the article by The Washington PostRead Full Story

17 more contaminated spinach cases...

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Looks like contaminated spinach is still causing problems... "Illnesses in 17 more people were blamed today on a deadly outbreak of E. coli attributed to fresh spinach, raising the number of cases nationwide to 131, U.S. food regulators and health officials said.   The outbreak has affected people in 21 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in Atlanta said today. Nebraska, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Nevada and Utah all had new confirmed cases...Read Full Story