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Canned Pumpkin Recalled by Giant Eagle

Saying the product does not meet unspecified “quality standards,” Giant Eagle grocery chain has recalled Valu Time brand canned pumpkin purchased on or after August 30, 2011 and Food Club brand canned pumpkin purchased on or after October 28, 2011. Those brands are produced by Topco Associates. Giant Eagle said it is “working with Topco to… Continue Reading

Amish Butter Products Risk Deadly Pathogen Growth

An Ohio food manufacturing facility making low-acid Sweet Potato Butter and Pumpkin Butter is risking the growth of pathogenic microorganisms that could lead to deadly botulism, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in an Aug. 13 warning letter to the company. FDA said inspectors found “serious deviations from low-acid food regulations” at the manufacturing… Continue Reading

Navigating Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving can sometimes leave you scrambling. Is everything ready? What did you forget? 
 Do we have to have [insert oft-repeated dish here] again? In the interest of helping you navigate some of those final hurdles, here are a few suggestions: Stock.  You’ll need plenty of it for cooking on Thanksgiving, and you may find… Continue Reading