• Romaine lettuce harvest about to begin, but past E. coli outbreak haunts desert growers

    13 days ago - By LA Times

    Lettuce growers in the desert valleys of the U.S. Southwest will face more federal scrutiny during the winter growing season, in hopes of preventing the type of contamination with E. coli bacteria that killed five and sickened another 205 people earlier this year. The Food and Drug Administration...
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  • WalletHub Ranks Best U.S. Winter Destinations

    13 days ago - By Global Traveler

    WalletHub ranked the best U.S. destinations for a winter visit, looking at cities' affordability, weather predictions, flight cancellation likelihood and attractions.
    The top five destinations in descending order are Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Cincinnati; and New York City.
    Atlanta, Cincinnati and Chicago all rank highly for low travel costs and fewer hassles. Cincinnati also comes in first for its affordability.
    New York City tops the list for most attractions, followed by Chicago; Seattle; Washington, D.C.; and Portland, Oregon. For specifically cold-weather activities, Chicago...
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