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Foods to avoid this Independence Day and tips to avoid holiday food poisoning

FOODS TO AVOID THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY AND TIPS TO AVOID HOLIDAY FOOD POISONING

It's the Fourth of July weekend and with that comes the expectation of lots of food, time with friends and family and fireworks. Prep...

FDA WARNS AGAINST USING PLUG HEIST TRAP HOUSE ‘HOMEMADE' INFANT FORMULA

The FDA has sent out an alert for parents and caregivers of infants who consume infant formula advising them to stop using “homemade”...

 
 
 

VIDALIA ONIONS RECALLED FROM WEGMANS, PUBLIX AND SAM'S CLUB LOCATIONS IN FIVE STATES AFTER TESTING FINDS LISTERIA

A&M Farms of Lyons, Georgia, is recalling whole Vidalia onions because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall...

BAKERY PRODUCTS RECALLED IN CANADA OVER PLASTIC IN PRODUCTS

Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC is recalling Enjoy Life brand bakery products from the marketplace because of the possible presence...

 
 
 

SALMONELLA STOPS OPERATIONS AT BARRY CALLEBAUT CHOCOLATE PLANT

Barry Callebaut has halted production at one of its factories in Belgium after detecting Salmonella. The company found the positive...

FINAL DOCKET HEARING CALLED FOR JULY 22, JUST AHEAD OF JURY TRIAL OF FORMER BLUE BELL PRESIDENT

Pau Kruse, the retired 67-year-old former president of Blue Bell Creameries in Brenham, TX, is ordered to appear in federal court in...

 
 
 

SEVEN FACE CHARGES IN DEADLY LISTERIA OUTBREAK IN SPAIN

Seven people are set to stand trial as part of Spain's largest ever Listeria outbreak, which occurred in 2019. A judge in a court in...

SALMONELLA CONTAMINATION NOT UNUSUAL IN CHICKEN

One-third of samples tested by Consumer Reports showed Salmonella contamination of ground chicken, including product from one of the...

 
 
 

TWO DOZEN PEOPLE SICK, ONE DEAD IN NEW OUTBREAK OF LISTERIA INFECTIONS

Officials with the CDC have identified a new outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes that has sickened people in 10 states,...

FDA OFFICIALLY NAMES DAILY HARVEST CRUMBLES AS BEING UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR ILLNESSES

Two weeks after the company began receiving reports of liver failure the FDA has announced it is investigating an outbreak of “adverse...

 
 
 

CARIBBEAN WORKING ON CLIMATE-RELATED FOOD RISKS

The Caribbean Public Health Agency is conducting a climate risks and food safety baseline assessment. The exercise will determine the...

PETITION ASKS FSIS TO EASE UP ON WHAT CAN BE LABELED AS BEEF STROGANOFF

Kevin's Natural Foods, based in Stockton, CA, is looking for flexibility with the beef stroganoff standard. It has filed a petition...

 
 
 

UK REVIEWS COVID AND BREXIT IMPACT ON FOOD STANDARDS

A reduction in food business inspections and the delay in full import controls are two major issues identified by a recent report on...

FDA continues investigations into several foodborne illness outbreaks

FDA CONTINUES INVESTIGATIONS INTO SEVERAL FOODBORNE ILLNESS OUTBREAKS

The Food and Drug Administration is continuing to investigate several food-related outbreaks of infections, with patient numbers slowly...

 
 
 

FDA DOESN'T NAME FOOD BEHIND OUTBREAK, BUT DAILY HARVEST COMPANY PRESIDENT DOES

The FDA is investigating an outbreak of “adverse events” related to a frozen food that has been recalled, but the investigation notice...

SCOTUS ISN'T REVIEWING THE “BEEF, IT'S WHAT'S FOR DINNER,” CHECKOFF PROGRAM

The U.S. Supreme Court does not see any reason to review the Beef Check-off. It's a victory for USDA and the nation's largest beef...

 
 
 

PETA WANTS ITS SAY TO BE THE FINAL WORD ON WHAT IS HUMANE WHEN ITS ABOUT FOOD ANIMALS

The animal activist group PETA wants to end the day when USDA puts a “humane” label on a regulated meat products. It has filed a petition...

INFANT FORMULA PLANT REMAINS CLOSED FOR FLOOD CLEANUP; NO WORD ON HOW LONG IT WILL TAKE

It is unclear what actions an infant formula manufacturer is taking to clean its production facility after it was inundated recently...

 
 
 
FDA tightens import restrictions on certain cantaloupe, seafood, dried fruit

FDA TIGHTENS IMPORT RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN CANTALOUPE, SEAFOOD, DRIED FRUIT

The Food and Drug Administration is continuing its use of import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign...

COVID 19 AND THE RISE OF ARTISANAL BUTCHERIES

By Kitt Tovar Jensen Not only did the novelty of the pandemic cause national concern, but so did shortages of food and other basic...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Snapshot: Buckhead, Atlanta

Here, in Buckhead, Atlanta, you'll find Southern hospitality with a touch of glam. Located just a few minutes north of downtown, Buckhead blends with the cluster of skyscrapers... Read more ...

Agave Cocktail Series: Raffa's Remedy

Agave Cocktail Series: Raffa's Remedy

Think of tequila cocktails, and the Margarita is first to come to mind. It's arguably summer's most sought out cocktail. But the agave based cocktails can go beyond the popular... Read more ...

This Compact Ninja Ice Cream Maker is My Favorite Summer Purchase

This Compact Ninja Ice Cream Maker is My Favorite Summer Purchase

A fun fact about me is that I am highly skilled at making ice cream disappear. Another is that I love trying different flavors (be it something that's TikTok-viral or something... Read more ...

It's Cocktail Fest at Eataly Dallas!

It's Cocktail Fest at Eataly Dallas!

Welcome to Cocktail Fest -- Eataly's first-ever celebration of classic Italian drinks! From July 8 to 24 , we're raising a glass to Italy's influence on global cocktail... Read more ...

This Summer, Explore Eataly Boston

This Summer, Explore Eataly Boston

From peak season ingredients to classic cocktails and cuisine, Eataly is the only place where you can experience an authentic Italian summer - no airfare required. So what's on... Read more ...

Recipe Adventure: 7 DIY Salsas to Spice Up Any Meal

Recipe Adventure: 7 DIY Salsas to Spice Up Any Meal

If your secret recipe for salsa involves twisting open a store-bought jar and dumping out the contents, here's a news flash: You're missing out. Homemade salsa built from fresh... Read more ...

Is Chewing Gum Bad for You?

Chewing gum is harmless, right? In fact, you may have even heard somewhere that it's actually good for your teeth. But dentist Karyn Kahn, DDS , urges you to think twice before... Read more ...

Can You Get Morning Sickness at Night?

Morning sickness. It's a frequent symptom of pregnancy, and perhaps the most curiously named. So-called “morning” sickness is a feeling of nausea and/or vomiting during... Read more ...

7 Best Stretches and Exercises for Piriformis Syndrome

The piriformis muscles can be a real pain in the butt. Truly. These muscles connect your upper thigh bone to your lower spine on each side of your pelvis. They sit deep in your... Read more ...

FDA warns against using Plug Heist Trap House ‘homemade' infant formula

The FDA has sent out an alert for parents and caregivers of infants who consume infant formula advising them to stop using “homemade” infant formula from Plug Heist Trap... Read more ...