Going Green

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Spices Combat Foodborne Pathogens

I just found this interesting....

Spice-Rack Favorites Battle E. coli and Other Foodborne Pathogens

By Marcia Wood
July 14, 2008

Herbs and spices like oregano, thyme, cinnamon and clove do more than add pleasing flavors and aromas to familiar foods. The oils from these plants, or compounds extracted from those oils, pack a powerful, antimicrobial punch—strong enough to help quell such foodborne pathogens as Escherichia coli O157:H7.

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