Why health experts aren't warning about coronavirus in food

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicken with salmonella can make you sick. So can romaine lettuce with E. coli and buffets with lurking norovirus. So why aren’t health officials warning people about eating food conta...

Taiwan tightens regulations on imports of romaine lettuce from US

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday that a safety certificate will now be required for all imports of romaine lettuce from the United States, amid reports of E. coli contamination of...

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US officials: Don’t eat romaine grown in Salinas, California

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, as they investigate a food poisoning outbreak. They also say not to ea...

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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2019. There are 41 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1985, the first version of Microso...

Health officials disclose another romaine outbreak, now over

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are disclosing another food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, but they say it appears to be over. The disclosure comes after romaine prod...

Vermont remembers farmer who refused to sell for interstate

ASCUTNEY, Vt. (AP) — A symbol of progress overtaking the state's agricultural past — a tree that once shaded a farm now largely buried beneath Interstate 91 — is dying and must be cut down. ...

Vermont to remember man who took his life fighting progress

ASCUTNEY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is asking the public for ideas for a permanent memorial to an Ascutney farmer who took his life after his farm was seized to make way for the ...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, April 20, the 110th day of 2019. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 2...

Emails show FDA worry with growers after romaine outbreaks

NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry's water testing "fail...

US officials declare end to outbreak from romaine lettuce

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food poisoning outbreak blamed on romaine lettuce from California. From October to December, the E. coli outbreak sick...

Repeat outbreaks pressure produce industry to step up safety

NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own safety measures in preventing contaminations. ...

Produce industry expects to ship some romaine again soon

NEW YORK (AP) — A produce industry group says it expects U.S. health officials to scale back a public health alert warning people not to eat any romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak. ...

Taiwan tightens controls on romaine lettuce from the United States and Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tightening import controls on romaine lettuce from the United States and Canada and advises the public not to consume the raw vegetable...

Questions about the romaine warning? Here are some answers

NEW YORK (AP) — Avoid all romaine lettuce, but don't worry about your turkey. With two food poisoning outbreaks making headlines before Thanksgiving, the messages about what's safe t...