weeks of bad press, spinach is making a comeback. Grocery stores on the East Coast are restocking their shelves with spinach grown outside California’s Salinas Valley. Libby Sander of The New York Times reports:After
Shoppers at several hundred Giant Food and Stop & Shop supermarkets throughout the Mid-Atlantic States and New England were able to buy bagged spinach, spokesmen for the two chains said, because it was grown in Colorado and Canada, far from the three California counties that federal investigators have identified as the source of spinach traced to the recent E. coli outbreak.Although some store officials aren’t so quick to bolster their spinach inventory. A spokesperson for Food Lion in North Carolina is still awaiting verification of the new spinach’s point of origin.