Mystery food poisoning traced to salads

 作者:公乘触呤     |      日期:2019-03-02 07:01:00
The rate of food poisoning from salad greens in the US is hugely outstripping increases in their consumption. Three large outbreaks in 2006 that between them made 300 Americans sick were traced to bulk-prepared greens. “For most outbreaks, investigators are unable to pinpoint where contamination occurred,” says Michael Lynch of the US Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia. Whatever the cause, increased consumption is not it. Between 1986 and 1995, Americans ate 17 per cent more leafy greens than in the previous decade, yet poisonings rose 60 per cent. In the decade between 1996 and 2005,