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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 ....

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 the link....

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 papalo. Also....

January Newsletters


Posted: 01/04/2019
Please click the link below to view the newsletter for your area!   New England Area Newsletter New Hampshire Newsletter Ohio Newsletter Pennsylvania Newsletter ....

It's National Candy Cane Day!


Posted: 12/26/2018
Although the origin of the candy cane is unknown, legend has it a choirmaster in Germany handed out sugar sticks to keep the children quiet around the year 1670.  Celebrate the day by eating those candy canes on the trees, add a treat to your hot chocolate or crush them up and add to your favorite brownie or cake....

Holiday Meal Safety!


Posted: 12/19/2018
Have you ever had nausea, vomited or diarrhea after eating but sluffed it off as a 24 hr bug? Chances are you had a mild case of food poisoning. Prevent food poisoning this holiday season following safety steps by clicking the link below.  Holiday Food Safety ....

Its National Maple Syrup Day!


Posted: 12/17/2018
Celebrate the day adding maple syrup to a variety of recipes but know what you are using. Pancake syrups consumers typically use are made from corn syrup or sugar and only contain 1 to 5 percent maple syrup. Read the label carefully to ensure you are purchasing 100% pure maple syrup. Please visit link below for more maple syrup details....

Say No To Raw Dough!


Posted: 12/10/2018
It's that time of year our houses are filled with the delicious aromas of holiday baking. The CDC warns eating raw dough can cause foodborne illness especially for children. Please visit the link below for safety practices all families need to know. Baking Food Safety   #HRFoodSafe #KeepItSafe #CDC #stopfoodborneillness ....

More people confirmed ill from the E. Coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce!


Posted: 12/07/2018
The FDA's records show at least 10 distributors, 11 farms and 12 growers are involved with the ongoing E. Coli outbreak. As of December 6th, 52 people across 15 states and 27 people in Canada are confirmed ill. Please visit the link below to read full details of the recall.   E. Coli Outbreak ....
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