Browsing Archives of Author » «

Team Up to Tackle Food Safety

September 21, 2014

0

It’s tailgate season — are you ready for the kick off? Planning is the key to keeping your food safe during a tailgate, so get your gear ready now. Do you have enough coolers and all the tools you need to cook? In addition to a grill and fuel for cooking make sure you don’t […]

Illinois website now details restaurant inspections

September 20, 2014

0

by Doug Powell Decades after other regions figured out how to do it and five years of trying to get restaurant inspection reports on their website, Illinois public health officials finally succeeded this month. The site — c-uphd.org/foodinspections.html — now delivers a wealth of information on the inspections, including the inspection history and scores for […]

3 found guilty in Georgia Salmonella trial

September 20, 2014

0

by Doug Powell In a decision that may finally hold U.S. food producers accountable, a federal jury convicted three people Friday in connection with an outbreak of Salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of deaths. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was found […]

Trail Mix Recall

September 20, 2014

0

Giant, Martins and Stop & Shop posted the following recall on its website. PRODUCT RECALL: NATURES PROMISE CAMPFIRE TRAIL MIX Recall Date: Sep 19, 2014 NATURES PROMISE CAMPFIRE TRAIL MIX – 12 OZ UPC: 68826706609 Codes: All Codes Concerned Customers with additional questions may contact Woodstock Farms Customer Service at 1-800-526-4349. Recall information: Woodstock Farms […]

Jury won’t consider deaths in Georgia Salmonella trial

September 19, 2014

0

by Doug Powell A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact — that nine people died after eating the company’s tainted peanut butter. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell and […]

Dried Roach (Vobla) Recall

September 19, 2014

0

S&S Food Import Corp. is recalling all packages of Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla) with the following package code “Best Before 06.05.2015”. Analysis of the product by New York State food Laboratory personnel confirmed that the fish had not been properly eviscerated prior to processing. This product may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum spores with can […]

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids’ Accidental Poisonings

September 19, 2014

0

By Amy Norton, HealthDay News A relatively small number of medications are responsible for sending thousands of young children to the hospital for accidental ingestion, a U.S. government study finds. Each year between 2007 and 2011, about 9,500 U.S. children younger than 6 years were hospitalized after getting a hold of family members’ medication, according […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,150 other followers