FOOD SAFETY NEWS – LSG Sky Chefs is recalling its Chicken Salad Sandwich because of a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The chicken used in this product is subject to a national recall issued by Tyson Foods.
On July 3, the Dexter, MO, unit of Tyson Foods recalled 8.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
LSG Sky Chefs produces the recalled Chicken Salad Sandwiches for Circle K stores in...
EAT THIS, NOT THAT! – As summer rolls along, fewer and fewer reminders of the pandemic remain at supermarkets across the country.
Like other major retailers, Walmart has eased some of its COVID-19 restrictions, including its mask mandate and shorter store hours.
Much has changed in the past year at Walmart, and we're starting to get our first glimpse of what the new "normal" could look like at America's largest grocery chain.
There are several things that...
CNN Business – After years of declining sales, Subway is hoping to reintroduce itself to customers and convince them to give its sandwiches a shot.
Next week, Subway restaurants across the country will unveil an updated menu designed to improve items across the board. The chain says the move is the biggest menu change in its history.
The revamp includes new recipes for the chain's Italian and multigrain breads, as well as new sandwich toppings.
FOOD SAFETY NEWS – Growing up in South Carolina, Independence Day was fraught with danger. Most years we spent the holiday at my Aunt Debbie’s timeshare condo in Myrtle Beach.
The condo was on a golf course, and my brothers and I spent the days scavenging balls from the ponds and dodging errant shots from our would-be customers. We rode to and from the beach without seatbelts, in the back of a station wagon,...
FOOD SAFETY NEWS – The increasing prevalence of a foodborne parasite has spurred the FDA to develop an action plan for dealing with Cyclospora contamination, with a special focus on fresh produce.
The Food and Drug Administration unveiled the plan yesterday, July 1, referencing the first known contamination in U.S. produce in 2018, as well as an outbreak that year traced to McDonald’s salads.
However, a statement issued with the plan does not mention a recall...
THE NEW YORK TIMES – Years of training and preparation to reach the Tokyo Olympics are out the window for Shelby Houlihan, an American runner, because of a positive drug test.
She says a pork burrito is to blame.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld a four-year suspension that took effect on Monday for Houlihan, who holds American records for 1,500- and 5,000-meter races and tested positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone.
The court’s move...
Biotech company AquaBounty Technologies Inc. announced that it is harvesting several tons of genetically modified salmon, which will soon be sold at restaurants and other “away-from-home” dining retailers around the country where the federal GMO labeling law does not apply.
EATDRINKBETTER – Meal kits like those provided by companies like Purple Carrot, Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, Plated, SunBasket, and more promote a lot of things we stand behind:
high-quality ingredients, reducing food waste, and helping people learn to cook (or at least cook at home, while following a very detailed recipe).
We love all of these things about meal kits, but there are few things NOT to love too. A new study reveals some...
FOOD SAFETY NEWS – Randall Foods Inc. is recalling all lots of its Randall-brand beans because of manufacturing deviations that may pose a potential health risk. The recall includes 1.6 million cases of glass jars.
“The manufacturing deviations included a nonfunctioning temperature indicating device raising the possibility that the product was not effectively processed,” according to the Cincinnati, OH, company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.
“Processing at temperatures below a required temperature...
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