THE ECO BOSS PROJECT

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Is There Sh*t In Your Salad?

If you think pre-washed, bagged salads are cleaner or safer to eat than fresh, loose greens sold at the farmer’s market. . . think again! 39% of Bagged Salads Have Too Much Fecal Bacteria via Treehugger.

First the soda fountains at fast food restaurants, and now this–Consumer Reports has just published an investigation revealing that 39% of the packaged salads tested contained “bacteria that are common indicators of poor sanitation and fecal contamination.” And this despite the fact that such bagged salads often display claims of ‘prewashed’ or ‘triple-washed’ and attract customers who consider them cleaner and safer.

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