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Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Kelsey Mackin is a former NCAA DIII student-athlete, pursuing a master's degree in leadership development at Chapman University. Involved in multiple sports from a young age, proper nutrition has always played an important role in good health, and performance. Her undergraduate degree in public relations and advertising paved the way for Kelsey to refine her knack at strategic marketing. Spending a summer planning events at Seattle Metropolitan Magazine celebrating the top chefs, steak houses and burgers in downtown Seattle gave Kelsey a window into the importance of a safe food supply, whether it is for festivals, or fine dining.

Today, General Mills announced a nation wide recall for 5 lb. bags of its Gold Medal “Unbleached All Purpose Flour” marked with a “better-if-used-by” date of Sept. 6, 2020 for the potential presence of E. coli O26, which FDA officials said was discovered during sampling of the 5 lb. bag
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Urban Remedy of California, a producer, and retailer of ‘ultra-fresh, organic meals’ is recalling 76 salads and wraps because they contain spinach that may be contaminated with E. coli, according to a recall notice posted on the FDA’s website.

“Seventy-six salads and wraps are still unaccounted for. No juices or
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This week, the CFIA added more pâtés, mousses, terrines, and rillettes to a recall list involving multiple brands.

In an initial recall notice posted on Aug. 31, the CFIA warned consumers not consume various The Deli-Shop brand Pâtés because of possible Listeria contamination found by CFIA test results.

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According to a recall notice posted on the FDA’s website, Hometown Food Company is recalling approximately 374 cases of two specific lot codes of its “Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix” after standard quality batch testing indicated the presence of gluten derived from wheat, rye, barley, or crossbreeds
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The Food and Drug Administration recently sent warning letters to a seafood processor in Chile, Greece, and India and a Ready-To-Eat (RTE) salad, sandwich, and institutional meals manufacturing facility in New York because inspectors found significant violations of U.S. food safety laws at their operations.

Businesses have 15 days to
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Conagra Brands is recalling approximately 2,200 cases of Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns due to the potential presence of small pieces of white plastic.

The company says a dough scraper was inadvertently incorporated into the production process for a small amount of the product, according to the recall notice posted on
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