Usually if you're buying a berry smoothie or grabbing a salad to go, you don't stop and ask where the produce was grown, or what kind of safety measures are in place at the farm. But it seems like more and more outbreaks — from tainted spinach to parasite-infested bagged salad — are hitting states across the nation.
Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation…
Elisabeth Rohm (right) and daughter Easton Anthony attend LA Conservation Corps' Little Green Fingers Children's Garden Grand Opening at 965 S. Mariposa on Saturday November 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for The Better World Group/AP Images)