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Dried Yellow Potatoes Recalled

April 12, 2018 by

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Guixens Food Group, Inc., of Miami, FL, is recalling its ten-ounce packages of La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes because it may contain undeclared sulfites. The above-mentioned product was distributed to and available for purchase at retail supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, California, and Tennessee. The affected La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow […]

3 Foods That Won’t Survive Minor Climate Changes

August 24, 2015 by

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If you believe in thermometers, you should believe in global warming. And if you believe in eating fries with your burger, you should worry more about carbon emissions. It won’t happen overnight, but as the planet’s climate changes, the growth cycles of staple crops will all by heavily affected such that even a minor worldwide […]

McDonald’s rejects genetically modified potato

November 17, 2014 by

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by Mateusz Perkowski, Capital Press McDonald’s has turned down genetically modified potatoes, but its developer seeks to sell them through alternate channels, according to a report in Capital Press. A new genetically modified potato has gotten the stamp of approval from USDA, but not from McDonald’s. The “Innate” potato was engineered by the J.R. Simplot […]

Let’s keep potatoes in schools

May 18, 2011 by

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The potato industry launched a new website, PotatoesInSchools.com, to inform school foodservice providers, nutrition opinion leaders, consumers, and potato industry stakeholders of the issues surrounding the proposed changes to the School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Program by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The proposed changes significantly limit the amount of […]

Two food recalls not peanut related

February 22, 2009 by

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There were two recalls in the past couple of days unrelated to peanuts: tuna fish and potatoes. http://www.usfoodsafety.com/02af0105.html It’s interesting that canned tuna fish and potatoes are staples in everyone’s house. Who doesn’t have a can of tuna or potatoes, products that are cheap and keep well. Like peanut butter, these products will also ride […]