The multi-state recall involves whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls in various weights ranging from 6–40 ounces sold between Sept. 26 and Oct. 5 of this year at all Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. There have been no illnesses reported to date.
Whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls are recalled across six states.
A federal grand jury found that executives from Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chickens from at least 2012 to 2017.
A permanent injunction stems from 2018 inspections that found rodents, pests and filth among unsanitary facility conditions.
Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat and a growing number of other US-based companies aim to tap the world’s largest market for meat-consumption.
The agencies say the checklist useful for persons growing, harvesting, packing, manufacturing, processing or holding human and animal food regulated by FDA.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has identified 11 COVID-19 outbreaks at farms and food plants in the state in recent weeks.
Leah Douglas at the Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) is doing a great public service. She has a website where she reports Covid-19 cases among workers in the food system.
These are not trivial. As of July 24, she reports Covid-19 cases in:
- 370 meatpacking plants
- 139 food processing plants
- 74 farms and production facilities
As for confirmed cases:
- 37,197 meatpacking workers
- 4,635 food processing workers
- 4,927 farmworkers
She reports 188 deaths among these workers
- 168 among meatpacking workers
- 14 among food processing workers
- 6 among farmworkers
Here’s what this looks like:
Where is all this happening? She’s got a chart for that too.
These places have a lot to answer for.
This is an American tragedy.
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Unions say the USDA’s policy of allowing companies to slaughter birds faster endangers workers and makes it harder to protect against COVID-19.
The order is expected to take effect sometime before the weekend and last for 30 days.
I’ve made these Baked Sriracha Potato Chips several days in a row now. Oh yes, I like to test my recipes a few times before posting them, but I think this time it’s because these are a little bit addictive. They’re both crispy and spicy, two of my favorite qualities in a snack.