Posts Categorized: food safety

When it comes to your health, where you live matters

By Jessica Young, Assistant Professor, American University. Shoppers browsing vegetables at a farmers market. Pixabay According to a recent report, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia have the worst health in the U.S. These states have higher rates of premature deaths, chronic diseases and poor health behaviors year after year. Why are people in… Read more »

JustFoodForDogs Voluntarily Recalls Three Daily Diets because of Possible Listeria monocytogenes Health Risk from Green Beans

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Jan. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — JustFoodForDogs (JFFD) of Los Alamitos, CA, is voluntarily recalling its Beef & Russet Potato, Fish & Sweet Potato and Turducken dog food meals in all sizes. JFFD uses 100% USDA and other restaurant grade ingredients in all of its pet food, and because the green beans used… Read more »

Salmonella Infection Outbreak After Eating Sprouts At Jimmy John’s

Five people in Wisconsin were sick with salmonella infection after eating raw sprouts at Jimmy John’s restaurants around the state, the Department of Health Services said Friday. An investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was launched into a multistate outbreak after some cases… Read more »