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Recall: Ground Turkey by Barb Ingham

Recall: Ground Turkey Published on March 15, 2019 by Barb Ingham More than than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products is being recalled due to an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Schwarzengrund.This product was distributed in Wisconsin! Product distributed to emergency feeding networks may be impacted. Butterball-brand and Kroger-branded ground turkey with a ‘best if […]

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Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox Cities (YAN)

Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox Cities (YAN) NEXT MEETING: Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30a.m. PRESENTATION: Uses and Potential benefits of CBD Oils: Have you ever heard of it? What is it? Why do people use it? Learn more about CBD and its uses and potential benefits with a question and […]

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Infant Botulism: What You Need to Know by Barb Ingham

    A recent recall of baby food in Canada due to the risk for botulism poisoning (February, 2019) following on 4 cases of infant botulism poisoning in the U.S. linked to honey-containing pacifiers (November, 2018) suggests that it’s a good time to remind everyone that botulism is dangerous for all ages, but particularly for infants […]

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Better Than Chocolate: How is Food Made? by Barb Ingham

      A new article from the Center for Food Integrity (CFI) argues that what consumers want more than chocolate is transparency; consumers want to know where there food comes from and how it’s made. On this Valentine’s Day, arguing against chocolate might be a hard sell, but CFI does point to efforts by […]

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Keep Food Safety on Valentine’s Day Menu by Barb Ingham

    If dinner at your favorite restaurant is part of your Valentine’s Day plan, be sure food safety is on the menu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has prepared food safety tips for dining out so it is a memorable meal for the right reasons. Check for cleanliness. Choose a dining establishment that is […]

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Washing Produce: Watch These Videos to Help You Do it Correctly! by Barb Ingham

Washing Produce Correctly   The University of California-Davis has created two videos that will be helpful for educators and consumers interested in produce safety! Dr. Christine Bruhn, Director of the Center for Consumer Research at U.C. Davis, provides up-to-date, easy to understand information that consumers (and educators) can use for safe in-home handling and preparation […]

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Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox cities (YAN)

      Youth Advocacy Network of the Fox Cities Formerly known as the Fox Cities Youth Worker Coalition (YWC) Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Girl Scouts Office located at 4693 N. Lynndale Drive, Appleton, WI  

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