Goal of new produce safety rules: prevent illness outbreaks
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Goal of new produce safety rules: prevent illness outbreaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — New produce safety rules from the government Friday are intended to help prevent the kind of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness that occurred over the past decade linked to fresh spinach, cantaloupes, cucumbers and other foods. Under the rules, the government soon will have new oversight of the farms that grow Americans’ … Continue reading

Things to know about the investigation of E. coli outbreak
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Things to know about the investigation of E. coli outbreak

SEATTLE (AP) — Thirty-seven people in the Pacific Northwest have fallen ill with E. coli in an outbreak connected to Chipotle Mexican restaurants. The popular chain of casual restaurants voluntarily closed 43 of its Washington and Oregon locations last week and health officials are scrambling to find the food source of the bacteria. Here are … Continue reading