And The Plot Thickens…International vs Local Food?

Warning!  This is a rant! We live in a country that is suffering economically with hundreds of thousands of jobless citizens.  Our college grads are saddled with debt and many are unable to find jobs.  It is reported that 1 in every 3 young adults are “living at home” because they are unable to break free…

Salad-In-a-Bag? There’s Something Drastically Wrong With That in More Ways Than One!

Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska have finally gotten to the bottom of the “mysterious bug” that has sickened hundreds of people across 15 states.  They determined the source as being “bagged lettuce” and the culprit is known as “Cycospora” –    a pathogen transmitted by feces or feces-contaminated fresh produce and water (nasty!).  This rare (thank goodness) parasite…