FDA Narrows Spinach Warning
FDA: Spinach in E. coli Outbreak Linked to Natural Selection Foods
Q. Does cooking kill E. coli in spinach?
A. E. coli O157:H7 in spinach can be killed by cooking at 160
degrees Fahrenheit for 15 seconds.
If consumers choose to cook fresh spinach, they should follow these cooking
instructions and also take steps to avoid cross-contamination between the fresh
spinach and other food or food- contact surfaces. They should wash hands,
utensils, and surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after handling fresh
Q. What does the FDA recommend doing with recalled fresh spinach products?
A. The FDA recommends that the recalled fresh spinach products be thrown