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Video Publication | Fri July 13, 2018, 07:00 AM EST


The WHY Behind Food Safety

The WHY Behind Food Safety shares the stories of two young women, and how their lives were forever changed by E. coli.

In 2006, there was an E. coli outbreak associated with fresh spinach, reported in 26 states. Of the 199 people who got sick, 102 of them were hospitalized.

Co-produced by the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) and Stop Foodborne Illness, The WHY Behind Food Safety shares the stories of two young women, and how their lives were forever changed by E. coli.

Created for use in food safety training for California farm workers, The WHY Behind Food Safety is a great tool for illustrating the importance of every step from farm to fork — making food safe for everybody.

This video is available for download from Stop Foodborne Illness. 
For more information, please contact Stanley Rutledge, Community Coordinator at srutledge@stopfoodborneillness.org  or 773-269-6555 x7.


Video Publication | Fri July 13, 2018, 07:00 AM EST


Media Contacts

Cindy Kurman
Public Relations, Kurman Communications, Inc.
Deirdre Schlunegger
CEO
Stanley Rutledge
Community Coordinator

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The WHY Behind Food Safety shares the stories of two young women, and how their lives were forever changed by E. coli.