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COSTCO, food safety & bad burgers

October 5, 2009 by


While doing some banking business, I had to see a customer service person, he asked me about what I do. I told him about and he told me he was the grill meister in his family. I asked him if he ever used a meat thermometer. He didn’t. He eye balled his hamburgers to […]

Summer grilling and food safety

May 26, 2009 by


It’s almost summer here in Massachusetts. We’ve had a couple of seasonably warm days and very cool nights. If you have the windows down when you drive, you can smell the cookouts, in backyards. Finally, after a miserable long winter, we can grill again.  Those hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad and cole slaw make […]

Major ground beef recall before holiday

May 22, 2009 by


Ground beef recall, almost 100K pounds. That’s a lot of burgers! Frozen blueberries recalled in Oregon and more! I buy 94% ground sirloin burgers at my local butchers.  They grind the meat in-house.  That way, it’s not processed in a plant. Frozen ground burgers are a big convenience. It’s amazing that before a major cook-out holiday, […]

Chicken Recalls

March 2, 2009 by


Recall of Stuffed Chicken Products Due to Undeclared Allergen WASHINGTON-Feb. 27, 2009 – Weis Markets, Inc, a Sunbury, Penn., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,852 pounds of stuffed chicken breast products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, wheat, the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. Wheat is a known […]