Sunday, May 31 2020
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Romaine or cos lettuce is a variety of popular lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. longifolia)

Guest: Atty Bill Marler – Food Contamination Killing Consumers

Since the earliest days of Food Nation Radio, we’ve been talking about the dangers of eating food that’s been contaminated… and what to look out for.  A few days before Thanksgiving, the CDC and FDA took the huge step to stop the sale and consumption of Romaine Lettuce due to an e coli contamination across many states.  In an exclusive interview, Food Nation spoke with famed Attorney Bill Marler, the nation’s foremost expert on food contamination about both the problems with lettuce, turkey, and even cake mixes.

About Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on and on stations around the country.