KAZU Local
7:45 am
Sat September 30, 2006

FDA: Salinas Valley spinach is OK to eat, but...

Washington, DC – The Food and Drug Administration has lifted its consumer warning on spinach grown in the Salinas Valley -- even though its investigation into the recent E. coli outbreak continues. That means all U.S.-grown spinach is now okay to eat - as long as it's not involved in the FDA's recall, which applied to Natural Selection Foods spinach with best-if-used-by dates from August 17th through October 1st.

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KAZU Local
7:40 am
Thu September 28, 2006

Natural Selection to change food safety procedures

San Juan Batista, CA – At the center of the firestorm over the recent E. coli outbreak in spinach is Natural Selection Foods. That's the San Juan Batista company that grows and packs spinach under its own label, the popular organic brand Earthbound Farm and about 30 other brands, both organic and conventional. All three bags of Dole conventional baby spinach that have tested positive for E. coli went through Natural Selection's processing plant.

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KAZU Local
8:40 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Week in Review: Controversial Voting Rights Act case decided

San Francisco, CA – On Fridays we take a look at local politics in our Week in Review section. This week, we're focusing on the major Monterey County news story that's been buried by bags of spinach getting pulled off grocery store shelves.

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KAZU Local
1:54 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Panetta: "Very high level of violence in Iraq"

Seaside, CA – Two weeks ago, while many Monterey Bay Area residents enjoyed the lengthy Labor Day weekend, Leon Panetta went to Iraq.

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KAZU Local
9:09 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Do you have questions about the E. coli outbreak in spinach?

Salinas Valley, CA – The E. coli outbreak in spinach has quickly become a very confusing story, and KAZU News would like to clear up some of the tough issues. Here's how to reach us:

Phone: (831) 375-7275
Email: KAZU Newsroom

Please be sure to leave a daytime phone number and tell us how to pronounce your name.

We'll pick the best questions and answer them either on the air or on our website. In the meantime, KAZU News will continue to follow this story as it develops.

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