Study: Cilantro can kill salmonella, prevent food poisoning

05/27/2004 | MSNBC

A compound in cilantro, the spicy herb found in salsa and in many other dishes, has been found to kill salmonella bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Researchers say the findings may explain why salsa and other spicy foods seem to have innate antibacterial activity, and they hope the compound may be developed into a food additive to prevent food-borne illness.

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