28 Jul '15, 5pm

FDA bans import of some Mexican cilantro after feces found at farms

grown on certain farms in Mexico, as well as heightened scrutiny for Mexican-grown cilantro after a series of inspections uncovered sorely unsanitary practices on sites where the herb was being grown. “Objectionable conditions” were noted by the agency at farms in the state of Puebla, Mexico, including the presence of human feces and toilet paper in growing fields, and the FDA believes that these farms are responsible for hundreds of cases of the parasitic illness cyclosporiasis in the US in recent years.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/fda-bans-import-of-some-mexican-cila...

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