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Super Bowl Food Safety


Posted: 02/01/2019
  Don't invite bacteria to your Super Bowl party!  Whether you are preparing your favorite Super Bowl dishes or going out, know the how to keep bacteria from scoring a touchdown!  Ensure your hot food stays hot and cold food stays cold so bacteria don't have time to grow to unsafe levels. Please visit....

Oskri Recalls All Nut Butters For Listeria!


Posted: 01/30/2019
  Oskri Corporation has expanded its recall of multiple nut seed butters for Listeria. The products were shipped to 17 states and are available for purchase on the company's website. The FDA has warned Oskri about unsanitary conditions in recent years. Please click the link below for full details. Nut Butters Recall ....

Fresh Necatarines, Peaches And Plums Recalled For Listeria!


Posted: 01/28/2019
1,727 cartons of fresh peaches, 1,207 cartons of fresh nectarines and 365 cartons of fresh plums have been recalled for possible Listeria contamination. The produce was shipped to retailers like Aldi, Costco and Walmart in several states. Pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems are at greater risk for severe illness from Listeria infections.  ....

Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recalled for Salmonella!


Posted: 01/24/2019
General Mills has recalled all 5lb bags of Gold Medal brand unbleached flour with UPC 000-16000-19619-0 and use by date of 4-20-20 for Salmonella. Please click link below to read full article. Gold Medal Recall ....

It's National Pie Day!


Posted: 01/23/2019
  Did you know pie originally appeared around 9500 BC as a way for the Greeks to preserve the food inside the pastry shell?  The pies were filled with fruit, nuts, fish and meat but the crust was often inedible.  Today, pies are made with a flaky, buttery crust and filled with our favorite fruit or meat....

Boost Your Immune System This Cold & Flu Season!


Posted: 01/21/2019
Certain foods like garlic and chicken soup contain vitamins and minerals that can help boost the immune system. In addition, consider taking supplements like Vitamin D, Zinc and Probiotics. Keep in mind proper handwashing is critical to stop the spread of viruses.  Please visit link below to read about the different foods and supplements to help fight....

Perdue Recalls Organic Chicken Nuggets


Posted: 01/18/2019
ith Perdue has recalled approximately 68,200 lbs of organic ready-to-eat chicken nugget products. The products may be contaminated with wood and were shipped nationwide.  Please visit link below for full details. Chicken Nugget Recall ....

Its National Fig Newton Day!


Posted: 01/16/2019
    Did you know Fig Newtons are the 3rd most popular cookie in the U.S A.?  The cookies also contain fiber, calcium and iron.  Please Celebrate the day by enjoying this low calorie and low fat sweet treat!  To read about the history of this famous cookie, please visit the link below. Fig Newton....

Restaurant Robots Designed For Food Safety!


Posted: 01/11/2019
  Cross-contamination is huge concern in the foodservice industry and Chowbotics has created a salad robot, named Sally, in an effort to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.  The robot was designed to be easily maintained and keep all ingredients separate and sanitary.  Is the future of food safety in the hands of robots?  Please click....

2019 Food Trends


Posted: 01/07/2019
  The National Restaurant Association and the American Culinary Federation have released the annual chefs' survey report of culinary trends for 2019. According to the report, the following predictions made the top 10. Kids Meals- offering more global flavors and dishes in addition to more sliders/mini burgers options Produce- use of uncommon herbs like chervil, lovage, lemon balm and....
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