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    FDA warns food firms about seafood and import violations

    As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company has been given months to years to correct problems. The FDA frequently redacts parts of warning letters posted for public view. J & L USA Inc.Commerce, CA An import company in California is on notice from the FDA for not having FSVPs for a   Read More

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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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    Don’t be fooled by pretty food, USC research warns

    IMAGE: USC researcher Linda Hagen found that food that is presented and styled expertly was often perceived as better or more natural. view more  Credit: (Photo/iStock) As the holiday season nears, thoughts of pumpkin pies, roasted chestnuts and turkey dinners fill our dreams and our grocery shopping lists. While visions of holiday food may be pleasing to the eyes and tantalizing to the palate, it would be a mistake to conclude that pretty food is healthier than other food. Yet consumers often fail to make the distinction, a mistake that the food industry, advertisers and restaurants count on to promote   Read More

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    NLE Choppa Warns Of “Foul” Fast-Food Chains Serving Vegan Items

    The health-conscious rapper believes it’s better to visit a local vegan restaurant or cook meals yourself. As more people re-evaluate their consumption, fast-food chains are jumping on the “plant-based” wave. Many people are either introducing vegan and vegetarian options into their grocery lists or completely switching their lifestyles altogether, and we’ve seen restaurants like Burger King, Taco Bell, and even McDonald’s introduce new items to their menus to attract customers who have opted for a plant-based diet. However, if you ask NLE Choppa, all that glitters isn’t gold and people should, instead, stay away from fast food altogether. NLE   Read More

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  • Food & Cooking

    Be careful not to cook up tragedy, warns fire department

    44 per cent of home fires start in the kitchen, says Collingwood Fire Department on eve of Fire Prevention Week NEWS RELEASE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD ************************ The Town of Collingwood Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week (October 4-10, 2020) for more than 90 years — to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!. The campaign educates everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  Cooking in the   Read More

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