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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.
Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Environmental Health Review Services is responsible to ensure that all wastewater treatment facilities in Monterey County that discharge treated sewage effluent to the ground surface are in compliance with Monterey County Code, Chapter 15.23, SEWAGE TREATMENT AND RECLAMATION FACILITIES. The purpose of this chapter is to minimize the potential nitrate impact on groundwater supplies from land disposal by sewage treatment operations within Monterey County. All applicable facilities must maintain an annual operating permit with the Environmental Health Bureau and submit a quarterly report which demonstrates the net impact to the groundwater aquifers will not exceed that of effluent containing six mg/1 nitrate-nitrogen.