A Canadian couple got quite a shock when they wanted to enjoy a fresh green pepper they had just bought, CBC News reports. Inside, they found a frog... alive. It's not the first time live animals have ended up in food, but an amphibian growing inside a vegetable and surviving is quite a feat. If you're interested in a possible explanation for this 'miracle', check out this article.
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Other news in this sector:
- 2020-04-07 Handling COVID-19 on produce farms and in packinghouses
- 2020-04-07 "Risk of E. coli in hydroponic and aquaponic systems may be greater than once thought"
- 2020-04-06 New web portal to help Canadian growers as first foreign workers could be arriving next week
- 2020-03-27 LSU AgCenter posters show safe produce handling for producers, consumers
- 2020-03-25 Series of salad recalls in Australia due to Salmonella
- 2020-03-24 What should growers do? COVID-19 considerations
- 2020-03-20 Buying from local farmers during COVID-19 outbreak
- 2020-03-18 Produce pick-up and deliveries during the COVID-19 outbreak: Keeping things safe
- 2020-03-18 European fresh produce sector guarantees continuous supply of safe & high quality fresh fruit & vegetables
- 2020-03-17 Canada: Sobeys recalls vegetable mix due to possible salmonella contamination
- 2020-03-17 "Don’t fear eating your fruits and veggies"
- 2020-03-16 US: EPA expands COVID-19 disinfectant list
- 2020-03-06 FDA’S 2020 Leafy Greens Action Plan
- 2020-03-03 UK survey shows slight rise in concern about British food safety
- 2020-02-28 US: FMI Food Safety Priorities for 2020 include leafy green safety
- 2020-02-26 US: Paul Kiecker to lead Food Safety and Inspection Service
- 2020-02-25 Germany: Researchers developing rapid Salmonella detection tester
- 2020-02-25 Food safety and aquaponics
- 2020-02-14 US: Lettuce research and pathogen control are paramount
- 2020-02-14 How did a frog end up in a pepper?