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12 percent of spices brought to the United States are contaminated with insect parts, whole insects, rodent hairs and other things

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12 percent of spices brought to the United States are contaminated with insect parts, whole insects, rodent hairs and other things

drongo | Oct 30, 2013 04:15 PM

From the NY Times:
"About 12 percent of spices brought to the United States are contaminated with insect parts, whole insects, rodent hairs and other things, according to an analysis of spice imports by federal food authorities ... [A]lso ... nearly 7 percent of spice imports examined by federal inspectors were contaminated with salmonella ..."

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/hea...

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