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06-06-19 Private Class Feedback


Posted: 06/06/2019
Hello Bud.   I was just part of a private class with instructor Joan Clarico for my recertification.   I just wanted to give a short review of how the class went.   We thoroughly enjoyed and learned a lot from Joan and I expect a good turn-out, results wise.   I would like to thank you as well. ....

New guide available to help teach kids about food safety in the kitchen


Posted: 05/28/2019
By News Desk For parents, there’s no secret manual with all the food safety rules that should be kept in mind when preparing for and enjoying a cooking activity with kids. As one guide puts it, “cooking with kids can be an entertaining and educational experience. However, there are certain aspects of cooking that can also be dangerous....

Super Sunday Food Safety


Posted: 02/01/2019
Don't invite bacteria to your Super Sunday 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 the link....

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 and vegetable ....

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 the....

Perdue Recalls Organic Chicken Nuggets


Posted: 01/18/2019
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 History ....
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