Fugitive Spiders (and Other Organic Food Dangers)

This palm-sized amphibian survived despite being trapped for 24 hours in a plastic bag of lettuce from a local supermarket.

First published on www.businessweek.com

That’s the problem with organic food: You never know when it comes with a dose of neurotoxic venom.

This week a US woman was shocked to find a black widow spider in a bag of Sunview Organic Table Grapes she bought at her neighborhood Whole Foods (WFM), reported Greenwich Time.

(After the harrowing discovery, her boyfriend took the effective response of releasing it in her yard.)

If poisonous arachnids lurk in our overpriced, pesticide-free grapes, what other dangers can be found in organic food stores? more…

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