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Strawberries remain at top of pesticide list, report says

March 9, 2017 by


By Johanzynn Gatewood An annual report by the Environmental Working Group found that nearly 70% of samples of 48 types of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues. That’s down 6.6 percentage points from last year. The EWG Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, released Wednesday, ranks pesticide contamination of popular fruits and vegetables […]

Country Fresh Recalls 30,000 cases of fresh-cut vegetable products

August 27, 2016 by


Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products (product descriptions attached), because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.  The product in question was shipped to retailers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia under the Country Fresh and […]

Green beans in food products Recalled

August 5, 2016 by


JML Ingredients, Inc. of East Petersburg, PA is recalling IQF Cut Green Beans, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. IQF Cut Green Beans was distributed to manufacturers in Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recall was the result of a routine sampling program […]

Top 12 foods most likely to make you sick

August 5, 2016 by


Your nose always tips you off when a carton of milk turns sour, and when you spot some mold growing on your leftovers, you know better than to dig in. But don’t assume that everything that looks or smells good is perfectly safe. “Many of the organisms that cause foodborne illness can’t be easily seen, […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club expands recall of select frozen vegetables

May 12, 2016 by


BJ’s Wholesale Club has been informed by CRF Frozen Foods that they are expanding their recall of frozen vegetables sold by BJ’s and other national retailers. Below is a chart of the recalled products sold at BJ’s. Products were sold between May 1, 2014, and May 3, 2016. All affected products have the best by […]