Keystone-K: CDC alert regarding Romaine lettuce from the Salinas area


Even though the procedures for removing insects from produce are highly effective in reducing bacteria as well, it is strongly recommended to adhere to all government recalls and advisories.  At this time the CDC has issued a recall for Romaine lettuce from the Salinas area of California.  The details of the recall can be seen at the following link. 


Leafy vegetables, especially dark green vegetables contain vitamins and nutrients that are important for healthy eyesight and general good health.  Medical professional advise us to include these healthy foods in our diet.  However, please adhere to all halocha and sanitation advisories.  Taking care of your health is also an important mitzva.


Naftoli Eisemann