Polly and Ken Costello of Bellevue Nebraska, daughter and son-in-law of, Ruby Trautz, who died after eating tainted Dole Spinach will travel to Washington on Tuesday to raise awareness of foodborne illness.
Polly and Ken will help deliver a Center for the Science in the Public Interest report on the top ten "riskiest" foods to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Copies will also be delivered to the Nebraska delegation.
Polly Costello’s mother, Ruby Trautz, passed away in 2006. Lab test determined the 81-year-old Bellevue woman died off acute kidney failure caused by the tainted spinach.
See video – On A Day That Others Are Walking the Halls of Congress for Food Safety, Ruby is There in Spirit.