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    Food poisoning outbreak prompts frozen chicken recall

    Editor’s note: A previous version of this recall stated that Costco brand was involved. That is incorrect. None of the recalled products are connected to any Costco brand. Serenade Foods is recalling 59,251 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  The recalled product was shipped to distributors nationwide.                        The FSIS issued a public health alert on June 2, 2021 related to these products. FSIS has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and   Read More

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    SAS recruits go plant-based to avoid food poisoning

    Did you think the SAS needed meat to endure their gruelling training? Think again. The Mirror revealed that the Special Air Service (SAS) has gone plant-based to avoid food poisoning while out on operations in hotter climates. A source said: “The last thing you want on operations is food poisoning and experience has shown that is less likely to happen with a plant-based diet.” Moreover, one-third of recruits are reportedly vegetarian or vegan, with the diet choices more popular with younger draftees. The soldiers in the special force burn up to 3,500 calories a day, which means they must be   Read More

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    SAS recruits shunning meat for vegan diets after switching to avoid food poisoning

    SAS recruits are shunning meat for vegan diets to avoid being struck down with food poisoning while on duty. Members of the crack military unit are also turning vegetarian – like the burly host of Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins. 2 SAS recruits are shunning meat for vegan diets to avoid being struck down with food poisoningCredit: Getty Images – Getty Ant Middleton told the Mirror: “I start the day with fresh vegetable juice, eat plenty of protein, and avoid dairy. “I went vegan for a year and have since stuck to a predominantly vegetarian lifestyle.” And   Read More

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    These 4 words can help you avoid food poisoning this summer

    While summer brings us the welcome chance to socialize outside and even (carefully) dine together, the season brings risks when it comes to enjoying those al fresco meals. Just because we’re focused on a pandemic doesn’t mean other dangers just disappear. In fact, having an outbreak, like the Cyclospora one we’re seeing right now in bagged salads, on top of COVID “is really bad,” said Ben Chapman, Ph.D., a professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University who co-authors www.barfblog.com and co-hosts a food safety podcast. “There’s only a finite amount of public health resources,” Chapman   Read More

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