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    Nearly 60,000 pounds of frozen chicken sold at Aldi and other stores recalled

    Several frozen chicken products sold at Aldi and other stores are being recalled due to a possible salmonella contamination. On Monday, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued an announcement saying that Indiana-based Serenade Foods is recalling “approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products” that may be contaminated with salmonella. The recall names five items under three different brands: Dutch Farms, Milford Valley and Aldi’s Kirkwood brand. The USDA previously issued a public health alert on June 2 related to these products. The recalled items were produced on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25   Read More

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    North Texas is thawing, but hunger remains as grocery stores and food banks struggle to meet demand

    Alicia Marquin tried to save as much food from her refrigerator as she could this week as temperatures dropped and snow accumulated outside her West Dallas home. Sandwich meat was fed to her husband and 82-year-old father. She put food on the verge of spoiling out into the snow to stay cold until wild animals claimed it. Without power for two days and snowed in for two more, the 52-year-old ventured onto roads of melting ice on Friday only to find grocery store shelves bare. “No bread, no milk, nothing,” Marquin said. Melting ice across North Texas gave way to   Read More

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    Aldi Has A Charcuterie Must-Haves Section In Stores Now

    It’s no secret that people are big into charcuterie boards these days. From a classic cheese board to ones made of potatoes, hot chocolate, and breakfast foods, the stylized snack boards are here to stay. And Aldi wants to help customers out with all of their charcuterie board needs by not only offering the goods to fill a wooden cutting board or platter with but rounding them up in one section of the store, so you don’t have to go on the hunt for what you need! Instagrammer @aldi.mademedoit shared a photo of jarred peaches in front of   Read More

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    Google Map data to help Bostonians avoid crowds at grocery stores, coffee shops

    Google searches for “easy recipes” were at an all-time high in the Spring but now Boston residents are looking for takeout as the COVID pandemic continues, one company has found. Google studied its Maps and Trends comparing searches to last year and at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Interest in “takeout” on Google Maps across the U.S. has gained popularity by 306{c33c21346ff5e26ab8e0ae3d29ae4367143f0d27c235e34c392ea37decdb8bed} compared to at the start of the pandemic and reservations have spiked more than 200{c33c21346ff5e26ab8e0ae3d29ae4367143f0d27c235e34c392ea37decdb8bed}, the company said. “In the spring, Americans were optimistic about cooking at home — searches for ‘easy recipes’ were at an all-time   Read More

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    Austin program aims to provide more healthy food options at local corner stores

    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Your local gas station could be your next go-to spot for fresh produce. The City of Austin is working to reach neighborhoods where healthy food is hard to find, by teaming up with area business owners. The Austin Economic Development Department is teaming up with the Public Health Department to expand the city’s Healthy Corner Store Program. Tuesday, city officials will host a free virtual information session for business owners interested in signing up for the program. The program helps convenience store owners incorporate healthy foods into their stores. Things like fresh produce, canned fruits and   Read More

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    This Costco Food Court Fave is Finally Back In Stores

    We all have little routines that make life feel normal, but ever since the pandemic started, a lot of those routines have been overturned. Like, heading to Costco on an empty stomach made a lot more sense when they were handing out free samples and had a food court loaded with pizza, hot dogs, and the glorious chicken bake – our trip to load up on groceries and food court snacks was one of our favorite weekend routines. All of that changed when they had to stop selling food at their food court for safety reasons during the peak of   Read More

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    Shelf Engine has a plan to reduce food waste at grocery stores, and $12 million in new cash to do it – TechCrunch

    For the first few months it was operating, Shelf Engine, the Seattle-based company that optimizes the process of stocking store shelves for supermarkets and groceries, didn’t have a name. Co-founders Stefan Kalb and Bede Jordan were on a ski trip outside of Salt Lake City about four years ago when they began discussing what, exactly, could be done about the problem of food waste in the U.S. Kalb is a serial entrepreneur whose first business was a food distribution company called Molly’s, which was sold to a company called HomeGrown back in 2019. A graduate of Western Washington University   Read More

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