food for thought
October 7, 2009 6:30am CST
I've read awhile ago that green leafy vegetables like lettuce is among the top 10 risky foods, according to a study conducted by a nutritious advocacy group. lettuce, if improperly washed could contain E.coli or salmonella. cabbage and spinach too. gez, and you actually thought you're safe by eating green leafy vegetables. think again..
7 Oct 09
this is because they are often eaten raw. if you do this you need to wash them thoroughly. the other food that is surprisingly risky is cooked rice - don't keep it lying around because it can be as dangerous as old prawns. best to eat it as soon after cooking as possible.