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    Basil Sold In 10 States Is Being Recalled

    A select batch of packaged basil has been voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer Shenandoah Growers, Inc. Over 3,000 units of the herb that were packaged at the company’s Indianapolis location are included in the recall. According to an announcement by the Food & Drug Administration, the concern is that the select batch of basil is potentially contaminated with Cyclopspora. Cyclospora, which is a parasite, may lead to the Cyclosporiasis infection when ingested. Symptoms of this infection include stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and body aches. Most people respond quickly to treatment with antibiotics. The announcement said that 3,240 units  

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    3 recipes for using basil fresh from the garden | Food and Cooking

    What you need 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup cocoa powder ½ cup coconut sugar ½ teaspoon salt ¾ teaspoon baking soda ½ cup butter, chilled and diced ¼ cup honey ¼ cup water 3 tablespoons molasses (or more honey) ½ teaspoon vanilla extract What you do 1. Preheat oven to 350 F, and line a sheet pan with parchment paper. 2. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the flours, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, salt and baking soda. Pulse a few times to combine. 3. Add the diced butter, and pulse until a coarse  

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    The best summer bread recipes, from cherry focaccia to a tomato and basil twist

    summer bread – Haarala Hamilton Bread is fundamental, the most basic food in many cultures, hallowed in some (if a piece of bread falls to the floor in Morocco, it’s retrieved and kissed). It’s cheap to make, filling and is used as either plate or container for other foods – think of flatbreads, sandwiches and wraps. Access to it is almost a right. Its scarcity contributed to the French revolution and its removal – in Syria, the Assad regime has deliberately bombed bakeries – is a weapon of war. In the UK, jam sandwiches have provided sustenance for the working  

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