Just another reason to keep it local.

Along with the tomato salmonella outbreak, now jalapeño and serrano peppers are also suspected culprits (as well as cilantro). The FDA has a safe list of states that harvest tomatoes and it looks like most of the 50 states are there. So there’s no excuse to not get your tomatoes local, safe and clean. Even better, go to your local farmer’s market and meet and buy (support!) from the people actually growing them.

*nothing wrong with these local beauties! and they taste better too.

What’s more sad, is that you can subscribe to the FDA’s RSS feed on food and drug recalls and alerts.

Everyone is complaining about how much they have to spend on rising food prices, but if they considered how much they spend and will spend on health care to combat the effects of our national poor diet ,they might reconsider. Pay now or pay later right?

Advertisements
This entry was posted in local food news and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Just another reason to keep it local.

  1. Pingback: Fasolakia (Braised Green Beans in Tomato Sauce) « farm to table

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s