Tuesday 29 September at 5pm
Defra has urged UK growers who suffered financial losses in the wake of the E.coli scare to "act quickly" in applying for a share of the EU's 210m compensation fund. Growers of tomatoes, lettuce, endives, cucumbers, peppers and...
Health experts have warned shoppers to wash all salads amid mounting concern of the threat of E.coli. The warning came as it was claimed that lettuce, and not cucumbers, may have been behind the food poisoning outbreak across Europe that has killed at least 16 people and made 1,500 ill.
A new brand of prepared lettuce that lasts longer than the standard product has launched in Waitrose. Lasting Leaf lettuce is blanched before packing, sealing the cut surfaces and preventing oxygen getting in. The method prevents...
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