Thursday, August 21, 2008

One More Reason to Buy Organic...

Hello, Friends! It's been a long time! In case you're wondering, yes, Jamey and I are very happily married.

Anyway, I've been debating what to post for quite some time now. However, I just read a breaking news article about another ominous move by our wonderful FDA. Check it out below:
"WASHINGTON — The government will allow food producers to start zapping fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and other dangerous germs, a key safety move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce.

Irradiated meat has been around for years, particularly ground beef. But food companies long worried that zapping leafy greens with X-rays or other means of radiation would leave them limp.

The Food and Drug Administration has determined that modern irradiation techniques kill food-poisoning germs without compromising the safety or nutrient value of raw spinach and lettuce. Its new rule takes effect Friday."

External Source: Fox News/AP article