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Pasta BLT
You don’t need bread to make a delicious bacon, lettuce, and tomato meal that will have the whole family clamoring for more. Try a Pasta BLT for a tasty main dish that is a feast for the eyes as well as being a delight to the palate. Ingredients 3 ½ chicken broth 2 ½...
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Two Things You Cannot Buy
They say, ‘Money talks,’ and ‘Money never sleeps.’ There’s a lot you can do with money, but as the old saying goes, ‘There’s two things money can’t buy—Love… and a home-grown tomato.’ The tomato, which is native to Central and South...
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Food Handling, Types of Food Contamination
If you’ve ever gotten sick after eating something, you might claim to have food poisoning—which is possible. But it’s more likely that you are suffering from a foodborne infection. While the symptoms can be similar, the causes are different. There are actually three primary types of...
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Food Manager Jobs
Looking for a job that doesn’t require an advanced degree, and pays better than the national average for all occupations? You might consider becoming a food service manager. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual income for food service...
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Stuffed Mini Peppers
Mini peppers are a sweet treat you can feel good about treating yourself to, but they’re not just for salads. With a little prep time, stuffed mini peppers make a fantastic appetizer that looks lovely, tastes divine, and still offers some nifty nutrients. Ingredients 6 mini peppers ...
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Surprising Health Benefits of Mini Peppers
If you grew up with the traditional, versatile but somewhat bitter, green bell pepper, you might be surprised but the delightfully sweet treat, the mini bell pepper. A relatively new addition to the bell pepper family at the local supermarket, mini peppers are about one-third the size of their full-figured...
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Food Handling, Cleanliness is Next to, Well, You Know
The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, but that doesn’t mean you can let your guard down when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. Even though most healthy individuals can shake off the effects of a foodborne illness within a few hours to a few days, for people...
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DSBWorldWide Joins With TALWD to Launch New Website
The Texas Association of Local WIC Directors, TALWD, is a professional organization made up of local WIC Directors who put forth efforts to influence program planning, changes to WIC policies, coordination between local and state agencies, and implementation and administration of the WIC Program on the...
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Food Handling, Safety First!
Did you know that scientists and researchers have identified more than 250 different foodborne diseases? Or that there are more than 48 million reported cases of what is commonly referred to as ‘food poisoning’ in the United States each year? Most cases of foodborne illnesses are relatively...
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When It Is Hard to Love the Skin You Are In
Eczema. Not only is it hard to spell, but it just sounds evil. Eczema is common name for a whole cluster of conditions that result in red, itchy, inflamed skin, including atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, stasis dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, and nummular eczema. According...
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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts? Yes, please!
You don’t like Brussels Sprouts. They are the Green Eggs and Ham of the vegetable family. But that’s probably because you were forced to eat them— steamed—because ‘they were good for you.’ Allow me to play Sam-I-Am! Oven roasting your Brussels Sprouts makes an incredible...
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Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2019 – Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,829,517 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
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Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Carrau Linked to Pre-cut Melons
April 24, 2019 The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illnesses linked to pre-cut melon products. These products contain cantaloupe,...
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FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Frozen Ground Tuna
April 16, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, is investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport illnesses linked to frozen ground tuna from Jensen Tuna, sourced from JK Fish of Vietnam....
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Hands On Cosmetology
As a professional cosmetologist, you pride yourself on staying on the cutting edge of style. In fact, you might just be the initiator of style. Your job is to make your clients look spectacular, and you do it with panache. From consultation to application, there are few occupations that require you to...
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Food Handler Classes Provides Valuable Industry Training
Did you know that more than half of all adults have worked in the food service industry at some point in their lives? Or that the restaurant industry provided the first job for nearly one-third of all Americans? According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more...
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Jackfruit BBQ Sandwiches
You don’t have to be a vegetarian to gobble down a jackfruit barbeque sandwich. You might even be surprised you’re not eating pulled pork. Here’s a quick and easy recipe if you want it give it a try. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced...
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Jack of All Fruits
You love barbeque. Chicken, beef, pork, heck you’d eat armadillo if it was barbequed properly… right? Still, your doctor is pestering you about lowering your meat intake and adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet. What to do… what to do? Here’s an option. Jackfruit...
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Nail Fungus and What To Do About It
Nail fungus is not a particularly appetizing topic to discuss at the company picnic or around the dinner table, but it is a condition that is more common that you might think and knowing the symptoms might give you a head start on treating this unpleasant condition. If you notice your nails have thickened...
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Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2019 – Tyson Foods, Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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FDA Investigating a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Concord Linked to Tahini Produced by Achdut Ltd.
November 27, 2018 United States Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to tahini imported from an Israeli manufacturer, Achdut Ltd.,...
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165368 C. Corporation Recalls Pork Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2018 – 165368 C. Corporation, doing business as Long Phung Food Products, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat pork products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
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FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Likely Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Update: November 26, 2018 The FDA, along with CDC, state and local agencies, is investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses likely linked to romaine lettuce grown in California this fall. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Canadian Food Inspection Agency are also coordinating...
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Deleite Foods Enterprises, Inc. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2018 – Deleite Foods Enterprises, Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 11,000 pounds of marinated raw poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of a Small Quantity of Cap n Crunchs Peanut Butter Crunch Cereal
November 16, 2018   The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal due to the potential presence of Salmonella . While the potentially affected product only reached five...
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Recall of Green Cedar Dairy Ackawi Cheese Bearing a Sell by Date of March 26, 2019 or Later
November 16, 2018 Routine samples of the Green Cedar Ackawi cheese collected and tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes . The following product has been recalled: ...
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Swift Beef Company Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2018 – Swift Beef Co., a Hyrum, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 99,260 pounds of raw non-intact ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced...
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Majestic Meat Company Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2018 – Majestic Meat Company, a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 532 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced...
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Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Possible Salmonella Reading Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018 – Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 147,276 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...
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Alebrije Dist Wholesale Recalls Quesillo Queseria La Milagro and Alebrije Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk
November 9, 2018 ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is collaborating with health officials due to a positive finding of Salmonella in a sample of Quesillo “Queseria La Milagrosa”. ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is voluntarily recalling the amount of 100 kilos of Quesillo “Queseria La...
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Sprout Creek Farm Recalls Margie Cheese Due to Listeria Monocytogenes
November 6, 2018 Sprout Creek Farm of Poughkeepsie, New York is recalling 132 wheels of "Margie" cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes . Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children,...
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Ganaderos Borges, Inc. Recalls Pork Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2018 – Ganaderos Borges, Inc., a Naguabo, P.R. establishment, is recalling approximately 14,760 pounds of pork patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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FDA Investigating Recalled Duncan Hines Cake Mixes Potentially Linked to Salmonella Agbeni Illnesses
    November 5, 2018 The FDA is investigating the manufacturing facility that made recalled Duncan Hines cake mixes. FDA and the CDC informed Conagra Brands that a sample of Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix that contained Salmonella Agbeni matched the Salmonella collected from...
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Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., Recalls Beef Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2018 – Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., a San Lorenzo, P.R. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,400 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) corned beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic and metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...
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Suzannas Kitchen, Inc., Recalls Poultry Products due to an Unapproved Substance
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 – Suzanna’s Kitchen, Inc., a Peachtree Corners, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,363 pounds of grilled chicken products due to an unapproved substance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced...
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Recall Notification Report 104-2018 (Smoked Whole Chicken Products)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2018 – All People’s Food, a New Castle, Del. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,904 pounds of smoked whole chicken products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products...
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Allergy Alert Issued in Whole Foods Market Stores Nationwide for Undeclared Milk in 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips
September 25, 2018 Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips because the product may contain undeclared milk that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening...
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How Done is Done
From Rare to Well Done You love a big, juicy steak, but does your steak love you back? It depends, at least in part, on how you like your steak cooked. If you listen to some foodies, the only way to eat a great cut of beef is medium rare, but there are some folks who simply have to have their steaks...
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Ruiz Food Products, Inc. Recalls Beef and Poultry Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2018 – Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 2,490,593 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry taquitos that may be adulterated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
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USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Flooding
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by flooding in Texas. The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings and flash flood watches throughout...