While the anxiety over arsenic in Mott's apple juice has turned out to be a non-issue, another fruit is the focus of the latest food recall: Cantaloupes from a Colorado farm are infected with Listeria, a bacteria found in soil, stream water, plants, sewage and food. The outbreak has already killed two people and left another 22 sick. Infections caused by Listeria are potentially fatal. Yikes! Who would have thought that a melon could kill you?
These two stories inspired me to write about food recalls. Thinking back, there have been several recalls lately. Read More »