Farmworkers like these in California picking produce may soon be required by the FDA to take more precautions against spreading foodborne illness. Heather Craig/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Now we know why we'll never see a common fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) sitting on a beet. Jan Polabinski/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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People try to get through the aisles at Whole Foods Market in Midtown in New York on Sunday before the storm. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Red clover sprouts are pretty, but they and other sprouts have been linked to too much foodborne illness for major grocers to continue carrying them. Stephanie Phillips/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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This apple-topped salad is one of several products being recalled for potential contamination with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes Ready Pac, Inc. hide caption

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Tomatoes getting a splash of water reinforces the notion that McDonald's food is wholesome in China, as seen in this video screengrab. McDonald's China hide caption

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