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Give Canned Fruits and Vegetables a Try

February is National Canned Food Month and in the midst of winter it can be pleasant to think about gardening and the food preservation that awaits later this year.  But what do we know about canned fruits and vegetables that we find on the grocery shelf?  Are they a good choice for stocking your pantry? […]

Sandwich recalls hits Wisconsin

Prepared sandwiches are being recalled by Lipari Foods because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The sandwiches were distributed in 15 states. No illnesses have been reported to date in relation to this recall. All Premo and Fresh Grab sandwiches with best-by dates through Feb. 6 are included in the recall. Anyone with any of […]

What’s up with lettuce?

Federal officials have connected some of the dots in their investigation of three concurrent outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce in late 2019. A total of 167 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were confirmed from 27 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from Sept. 20 to Dec. 21, 2019. Ill people […]

 

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