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    Certain meat sold online was not inspected; USDA warns public not to eat it

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is warning the public to not eat certain beef and lamb products because they were produced by One Meat Corp., doing business as Eastern Asia Trading Corp. without the benefit of federal inspection.  A recall was not recommended because it is believed that the affected products are no longer available to be purchased by consumers, according to the public alert posted by the FSIS. However, the label information reported in the notice does not include any expiratory dates. The products were sold nationwide via internet sales. The warning did   Read More

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    USDA public health warning over chicken soup

    USDA’s  Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert due to misbranding. The chicken soup product contains and declares wheat as an ingredient but has an incorrect statement of “gluten-free” on the top label. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers with allergic reactions to gluten are aware that these products should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because the affected products were produced and distributed among retail locations within the same corporate entity and sold directly to consumers.  It is believed that these products are no longer available to   Read More

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    Healthy Food Company Stryve Is Going Public In Anticipated $170 Million SPAC IPO

    Strvye Foods is going public with an estimated $170 million EV. Stryve Foods The largest U.S. biltong producer Stryve Foods, which has helped introduce air dried meat snacks to American consumers as a healthy alternative to regular jerky, is going public on the Nasdaq NDAQ under the ticker “SNAX” with an expected $170 million enterprise value upon merger with SPAC Andina Acquisition Corp. III. Private investors, including Hollywood actor Channing Tatum, and rookie phenom Los Angeles quarterback Justin Herbert, have reportedly poured $42.5 million at $10 per share into the transaction that will likely close in Q2 2021, and result   Read More

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    WHO urges governments to promote healthy food in public facilities

    Public settings, such as schools, childcare centres, nursing homes, hospitals and correctional facilities and all other canteens of public institutions, can play a key role in ensuring people are provided with healthy food and helping prevent the 8 million annual deaths currently caused by unhealthy diets. A new WHO Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet aims to increase the availability of healthy food through setting nutrition criteria for food served and sold in public settings. The action framework also aims to reduce preventable diseases and deaths from high consumption of   Read More

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    Wyoming group seeks to improve public access to healthy food

    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Last winter, a group of farmers, educators and economic development professionals gathered on the Casper College campus to discuss what it would take to develop a self-sustaining food network in Wyoming and begin to solve food security issues that have long plagued small communities around the state. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Wyoming — one of the few states in the country without a food council at the time — saw food insecurity rates in the double digits and, despite its agrarian reputation, offered few opportunities for farmers to either reach new markets or even begin   Read More

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    Eating Well: Jesse Hill Market offers healthy food access for patients and the public

    Shoppers the Jesse Hill Market. (Courtesy Grady) Grady Health System’s main campus in Downtown now includes Jesse Hill Market, a public café where patients, employees, visitors, and community members can access healthy, affordable food. Located just outside the main entrance in the Butler Parking Deck, the market also houses the Food Prescription program to help referred Grady patients better manage diet-related chronic conditions, like diabetes. “Our goal is to serve 2,000 patients a year,” said Leslie Marshburn, Grady Executive Director of Strategy & Population Health. “Once referred they can walk downstairs to the market to get their first 20-pound box   Read More

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