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Jennie-O Turkey Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Possible Salmonella Reading Contamination
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales,has issued a recall for approximately 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella. There is a concern that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Protection from Wildfire Smoke Inhalation
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is advising residents where wildfires have been burning, along with people in the smoke’s path, to stay indoors and reduce outdoor activity.
Family and Food Safety First this Thanksgiving
Eating healthy this Thanksgiving begins with basic home food safety practices that are known to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. The Monterey County Health Department is reminding all cooks entering the kitchen this season to follow the Fight BAC!® basics of home food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill.
The Food Safety Advisory Council (FSAC) works with Environmental Health's Food and Pool Safety Program in developing policies, regulations and interpretive guides. FSAC also assists the food industry in understanding laws, regulations, and the reasoning behind them. FSAC is a collaborative effort between business and government, comprised of representatives from the retail food industry, related businesses, and Food Protection Program staff. The overall goal of the Council is to enhance cooperation, involvement and understanding between county government and the food industry. FSAC has provided valuable input on pertinent issues such as new legislation, new industry products, and implementation of new policies.
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