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Can Sprouts Cause Food Poisoning?

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alfalfa-sproutsSprouted foods have become a food trend for 2017. However, beware of raw sprouted foods. Eating raw or slightly cooked sprouts can be a food safety issue.  In my opinion, they are best avoided.  From my experience in the microbiology lab, we found E.coli contamination in purchased alfalfa sprouts from a local supermarket. Please read the facts HERE.

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