Skip to comments.Study says leafy greens top food poisoning source
Posted on 01/31/2013 7:13:08 AM PST by bgill
Be sure to wash those foods or cook them thoroughly... About 1 in 5 illnesses were linked to leafy green vegetables more than any other type of food. And nearly half of all food poisonings were attributed to produce in general, when illnesses from other fruits and vegetables were added in... Many of the vegetable-related illnesses come from norovirus, which is often spread by cooks and food handlers. So contamination sometimes has more to do with the kitchen or restaurant it came from then the food itself...
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Nonsense. It comes from fecal splashing in the field when illegals do their business in the fields where they work.
When something tastes bad, your body is trying to tell you something. Humans should not be eating green vegetables.
The listeria outbreak a year or more ago was from illegals.
I am on my third season as an avid home gardener and going the GYO route is extremely difficult.
Most people dont even begin to have the time or willingness to commit to such a venture. I have a small backyard garden and, even with the small number of plants I had, it consumed hours of work each day. Personally I think everyone should at least try to garden once in their life so they understand exactly how difficult it is. I have a greater respect for farming because of my struggles.
My abstention from salads has proved to be wise after all!
>> It comes from [excrement deleted] in the field when illegals do their business in the fields where they work.
Johnny, I always appreciate your posts and usually find them educational or humorous — frequently both.
So, thanks. I think.
But there’s something about “fecal splashing” and “big sip of morning coffee” that just don’t fit together right...
“...I am on my third season as an avid home gardener and going the GYO route is extremely difficult....”
Yes Sir!!! You are correct. It is no easy task and once you have it grown, you’ve got to put it up to preserve it which is also a lot of work. I’ve not done a garden in a couple of years now, but before that, I’ve done one every year for about 5 years. I found as I gained experience, some tasks became little easier, but it’s still a lot of work. And it does give you a deeper appreciation for the stuff you can just “pick up at the grocery store”. However, my homegrown stuff tasted soooo much better, especially when it’s freshly harvested.
There’s as much, shall we say, “poor hygiene” among the illegals in the restaurants as in the fields. Remember that these are third-world peasants at all levels.
I was at a burger-and-fries joint in fancy-shmancy Palo some years ago. There was a garbage can beside the grill. Maybe that’s ok in the health code, maybe not. But the cook put it there so he could use the edge as a hanger for his tongs.
>> My abstention from salads has proved to be wise after all!
Yup, nothing but steak and french fries for ME from now on. I was ALMOST on the wagon before, but this cinches it.
>> going the GYO route is extremely difficult.
GYO? “Get Yourself Off”?
C’mon... it’s not THAT difficult.
There's generally no problem with having a trash can beside the grill. There's a big darn problem with him hanging the tongs on it, even though in a normal restaurant, the liner in the trash can will be changed 3 or 4 times a day.
Lettuces, onions, carrots, turnips grow themselves LOL!
Little weeding or fertilizing or bug killing, soil prep or watering needed.
I just plant the seeds in my poor clay untilled soil and give them an hour a week of work and harvest twice what I can eat from about a 12 x 12 garden.
I began gardening with these easy species and thought I’d move on to more difficult plants but these have made me such a lazy gardener..
Jay Leno always jokes about not eating anything green.
You are correct-take a bit of time to grow your own greens, safe from any picker/processors’ unwashed hands, or ditch water used for washing. I grow spring greens in this thin, rocky soil, peppers and tomatoes, too-it does take a game fence to keep the deer out, though...
Your post gives me a bit of hope and motivation. I really don’t feel safe buying salad greens from the store anymore, but my thumb is all black——there isn’t a plant I can’t kill, lol.
Maybe I’ll try something in a container.
bears sh!t in the woods. migrant workers sh!t in the meadow. buy them portapotties. problem solved!