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AngryAmish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-16-06 06:17 PM
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73. e-coli almost killed my buddy's daughter
10 days in intensive care.
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  -E. coli outbreak traced to bagged spinach; 1 dead: DON'T EAT DeepModem Mom  Sep-14-06 09:52 PM   #0 
  - Not a problem  Greeby   Sep-14-06 09:54 PM   #1 
  - I don't like it in salads  Warpy   Sep-14-06 09:55 PM   #4 
  - I posted just the opposite!  donco6   Sep-14-06 09:56 PM   #6 
  - Odd that the article doesn't say to cook it.  Gormy Cuss   Sep-15-06 08:00 AM   #36 
     - The Times article is better  KurtNYC   Sep-15-06 09:03 AM   #39 
        - DOLE  Karenina   Sep-15-06 02:47 PM   #51 
  - It's good!  donco6   Sep-14-06 09:55 PM   #5 
  - This is scary.  donco6   Sep-14-06 09:55 PM   #2 
  - That's the deal - wash your produce.. twice.  TomInTib   Sep-14-06 10:02 PM   #7 
  - The problem is that  Megahurtz   Sep-15-06 03:14 PM   #53 
  - We had a flawless (unwashed) spinach salad tonight....  Rowdyboy   Sep-14-06 11:49 PM   #18 
     - e-coli almost killed my buddy's daughter  AngryAmish   Sep-16-06 06:17 PM   #73 
  - A DUer ate some tonight. Hopefully it wasn't contaminated.  cat_girl25   Sep-14-06 09:55 PM   #3 
  - Not taking any chances. Bye-bye spinach!  Fridays Child   Sep-14-06 10:08 PM   #8 
  - They can't find the source of the contamination?  Demonaut   Sep-14-06 10:10 PM   #9 
  - I had to laugh at that gender mention  Sabriel   Sep-14-06 10:25 PM   #10 
  - I thought that was interesting too  mainer   Sep-15-06 03:59 PM   #55 
  - Women need more iron than men.  fshrink   Sep-16-06 09:14 AM   #67 
  - We had four bags total last week  IDemo   Sep-14-06 10:27 PM   #11 
  - Always better to buy whole bunches of fresh spinach (as opposed to the  kestrel91316   Sep-14-06 10:39 PM   #12 
  - How can you NOT wash produce before eating it?  BattyDem   Sep-14-06 11:07 PM   #13 
  - Will washing it eliminate the e coli?  GoddessOfGuinness   Sep-14-06 11:20 PM   #15 
  - From what I understand ...  BattyDem   Sep-14-06 11:27 PM   #16 
  - In warm water...  GoddessOfGuinness   Sep-14-06 11:31 PM   #17 
     - that article said warm water - but the CDC doesn't specify the temperature  BattyDem   Sep-14-06 11:51 PM   #19 
        - Of course the temperature matters...  heliarc   Sep-14-06 11:57 PM   #20 
           - E.Coli is from feces...  Triana   Sep-15-06 12:00 AM   #21 
           - When food handlers don't wash their hands properly after using the toilet  GoddessOfGuinness   Sep-15-06 07:15 AM   #27 
           - E. coli contamination has several causes....  Bridget Burke   Sep-15-06 07:29 AM   #30 
           - depending on conditions and country of produce origin, some toilets  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Sep-15-06 07:21 AM   #28 
           - Laws about whether farmers have to even provide toilets are lax  brensgrrl   Sep-16-06 12:44 AM   #59 
           - Nice big leaves ...  Nihil   Sep-15-06 07:26 AM   #29 
           - Uh, I'm not an expert, but a lot of fertilizer is manure.  heliarc   Sep-15-06 10:50 AM   #44 
           - Temperature matters for cooking - but does it have an impact on washing?  BattyDem   Sep-15-06 12:17 AM   #22 
           - Actually, slightly warm water is recommended but it will not kill bacteria  yellowcanine   Sep-15-06 07:49 AM   #34 
           - You can't wash it in hot enough water to kill bacteria.  bezdomny   Sep-15-06 11:40 PM   #56 
  - It may or may not. It would actually be better to buy unwashed spinach  yellowcanine   Sep-15-06 07:42 AM   #32 
  - Fit - in the supermarket  FlaGranny   Sep-15-06 08:02 AM   #38 
     - I was wondering about the various "veggie washes" that are on the market  GoddessOfGuinness   Sep-15-06 01:55 PM   #50 
        - I don't know about killing e. coli but...  haruka3_2000   Sep-16-06 02:05 AM   #61 
           - I'll go check that out tomorrow  Truthiness Inspector   Sep-16-06 04:37 PM   #69 
  - I wash even the stuff that they say is "salad ready"...  bleedingheart   Sep-15-06 07:47 AM   #33 
  - Same here, bagged or not  CountAllVotes   Sep-15-06 10:22 AM   #40 
  - Washing it won't help - it's in the roots and leaves  Nevernose   Sep-16-06 12:41 AM   #58 
  - yikes. I eat a ton of the stuff n/t  fishwax   Sep-14-06 11:18 PM   #14 
  - had some bagged spinach wednesday night, unwashed  grasswire   Sep-15-06 12:36 AM   #23 
  - A hate spinach, so no problems  sakabatou   Sep-15-06 03:41 AM   #24 
  - More for the rest of us.  heliarc   Sep-15-06 10:54 AM   #46 
  - Support Your Local Farmer's Markets  BronxBoy   Sep-15-06 05:12 AM   #25 
  - Not to mention you know who raised it and you can visit the farm where  yellowcanine   Sep-15-06 07:40 AM   #31 
  - I've got baby spinach growing in the fall garden.  Vinca   Sep-15-06 06:21 AM   #26 
  - It sez right on the package washed and ready to eat.  0007   Sep-15-06 07:51 AM   #35 
  - It says "ready to eat", doesn't promise you won't get sick.  yellowcanine   Sep-15-06 08:00 AM   #37 
     - yores so right yellowdoggie!  0007   Sep-15-06 11:12 AM   #48 
        - That kitchen looks just like mine!  Megahurtz   Sep-15-06 03:29 PM   #54 
  - spinach  Parche   Sep-15-06 10:31 AM   #41 
  - SHIT! I love spinach and salads  IronLionZion   Sep-15-06 10:33 AM   #42 
  - Exactly... Shit. n/t  heliarc   Sep-15-06 10:52 AM   #45 
     - E. Coli contaminated shit on our spinach! nt  IronLionZion   Sep-15-06 11:34 AM   #49 
  - Dateline Palookaville, USA...  Javaman   Sep-15-06 10:49 AM   #43 
  - I Boil My Spinach and Then Add Butter and Salt... YUM! (nt)  stepnw1f   Sep-15-06 11:05 AM   #47 
  - That's Scary.  Megahurtz   Sep-15-06 03:10 PM   #52 
  - That's what I was wondering as well  u4ic   Sep-16-06 12:21 AM   #57 
  - NPR says that washing won't help; fruits & veggies cause more disease  Nevernose   Sep-16-06 12:46 AM   #60 
  - It's affecting organic brands too.  haruka3_2000   Sep-16-06 02:07 AM   #62 
  - Link to list of brands involved....  LiberalHeart   Sep-16-06 02:25 AM   #63 
  - From what I've read...  MsKandice01   Sep-16-06 04:57 PM   #71 
  - fruits and veggies that have the potential to be infected with e.coli  cap   Sep-16-06 06:19 PM   #74 
  - My partner and I got sick  Ayesha   Sep-16-06 03:48 AM   #64 
  - May have been the cheese.  peacebuzzard   Sep-16-06 04:40 AM   #65 
  - i'd suggest letting the board of health in your city/state know.  fleabert   Sep-16-06 03:46 PM   #68 
  - my question is: Is this a domestic Katrina???  cap   Sep-16-06 08:52 AM   #66 
  - The e coli was traced to Earthbound Farms  zidzi   Sep-16-06 04:49 PM   #70 
  - I saw some fools at the checkout at Vons today worried about spinach  leesa   Sep-16-06 05:40 PM   #72 
 

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