Food for Thought: Listeria

Listeria can sometimes contaminate plants that grow in

Listeria can sometimes contaminate plants that grow in the ground. (August 17, 2014 6:39 PM)

Listeria has made headlines for contaminating fresh produce being sold at big-name stores like Trader Joe's and Wal-Mart.

Listeria is a bacteria found in soil and water. It can sometimes contaminate plants that grow in the ground.

Those who consume listeria show symptoms similar to food poisoning including fever, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting.

Founder of Farmbox Direct Ashley Tyrner...

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