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Pink Orange Sludge - Romaine Hearts

RubberChicken | Aug 17, 201603:14 PM    

In a lot of bags of Romaine Hearts I see at the grocery store, there is a pink orange sludge at the bottom where the roots are. I take it this is a bit of oxidation on the juices that seep out of the arteries. While it probably means it's a little older, what I want to know is, how acceptable is this? Is it common enough that I shouldn't try to fight it, or is it something I should be able to avoid without significant diminution to my romaine intake?

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