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Published October 26, 2011, 10:46 AM

Local, organic foods not always safer

WASHINGTON — Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled “local,” “organic” or “natural” in the hopes that such products are safer. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic eggs from Minnesota shows that no food is immune to contamination.

By: Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press

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