East Idaho News

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 […]


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 […]


Hostess Recalls Twinkies Due To Salmonella

Hostess Brands issued a voluntary recall of its holiday white peppermint Hostess Twinkies amid salmonella concerns. The snack manufacturer announced the recall due to a recall by Blommer Chocolate Co. of its confectionery coating. The coating contains milk powder ingredients that were recalled due to a concern over salmonella contamination. read more at krem.com

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City Employees Face Felony Charges In Flint Water Crisis

Michigan’s attorney general has announced felony charges against two former emergency managers of Flint, Mich., and two other former city officials. The charges are linked to the city’s disastrous decision to switch water sources, ultimately resulting in widespread and dangerous lead contamination. “All too prevalent in this Flint Water Investigation was a priority on balance […]