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CSA Vegetable of the Week, June 27, 2016

Jalapenos!! Jalapeno peppers contain capsaicin, a powerful active component of chili peppers that is used in a variety of beneficial ways. Capsaicin has been tested, in both the chili powder and the purified active form extracted from peppers, and shown that it may inhibit the growth of foodborne bacteria. Capsaicin is also believed to contribute…

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