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Cilantro

1. Key Facts 2. Introduction 3. Foodborne Outbreaks 4. Import Restrictions 5. Production 6. Food Safety 7. Consumption 8. Nutrition 9. References       1. Key Facts Cilantro or Coriandrum sativum is a member of the Apiaceae family and amongst the most widely used of medicinal plants. It is an annual herb that closely resembles parsley. • It is also called Mexican parsley and in tropical Asia it is also called Chinese parsley. In Europe the entire plant is known as coriander (Czech), coriandolo (Italy) and cilantro in Spain. in Germany it is called coriander and coriandre in Read more