The Morning Brew: Thursday, 8/30



So last night I had this amazing meal. Really fantastic. But I can't tell you about it yet. Instead, I bring news of microbes. That's right. Today's Morning Brew is all food safety, all the time.

This blogging deal's a bummer sometimes.

Spinach contaminated with Salmonella. The good news: No one's fallen ill. To the right, you see Salmonella attacking human cells. (AP)

How companies are reacting to decreasing public confidence in the safety of their food products. (Dow Jones)

Are you actually safer eating fast food? The statistics say yes. Maybe. Or something. (MarketWatch)

-Ian Froeb