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US: Shock of 2006 spinach E. coli crisis recalled

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The Packer: With the benefit of a decade of hindsight, The Packer is revisiting the September 2006 E. coli outbreak linked to spinach in a four-part series. This week National Editor Tom Karst looks at those days when a serious foodborne illness outbreak linked to spinach created a crisis of confidence in produce safety. The coverage this week also reviews the Food and Drug Administration’s investigation and conclusions about its cause.

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