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E. Coli Outbreak Has Spread To At Least 11 States

An E. coli outbreak that has sickened nearly three dozen people in at least 11 states is linked to chopped romaine lettuce from Arizona, health officials said. The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Ariz., region, near the border to Southern California, may have caused the recent outbreak of Escherichia coli. The agency said […]

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Over 7 Million Pounds Of Hot Dogs Recalled Due To Bone Contamination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marathon Enterprises Inc., a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,196,084 pounds of hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The beef and pork hot dog and sausage items were produced on various […]

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GOP Proposes Bill To Cut Funding Of School Lunches For Students In Need

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Wednesday weighed legislation that could lower the number of students receiving free and reduced-price meals at school. Legislation debated by the House Education and Workforce Committee aims to save money by scaling back the number of schools in which all students receive free or reduced meals. It would also help […]

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Major Cheese Maker Issues Recall Due To Listeria

Sargento Foods, Inc., announced over the weekend that certain packages of its Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby and Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese must be recalled “due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.” Listeriosis is a serious infection that’s usually caused by eating contaminated food and can be particularly dangerous for pregnant […]