Salads, herbs sold in Wisconsin recalled for E. coli

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that BrightFarms is voluntarily recalling packaged produce sold in Roundy’s Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its greenhouse farm in Rochelle, Illinois. The affected BrightFarms branded products are sold at Mariano’s Markets in Illinois and Metro Market and Pick ‘n Save stores in Wisconsin. The recall […]

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Freshcut veggies recalled for Listeria

Large food recalls have recently forced consumers to throw away foods such as fresh vegetables and hummus because of contamination with the potentially deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. On October 20, 2017, Mann Packing Co. initiated a recall of almost 150 freshcut vegetable products distributed across both the U.S. and Canada – the recall was because […]

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Safe & Healthy: Apple Cider

When fall arrives, many of us look forward to enjoying fresh juice and apple cider. While most people think of juices as healthy foods, juice and cider could pose a health risk to your family unless they are heated to kill harmful bacteria. News stories every year highlight this risk; here are some examples:   […]

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