High levels of an additive in tortillas have been identified as the likely cause of a significant outbreak in Finland.

The Finnish Food Authority (Ruokavirasto), National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL), and local agencies investigated the outbreak, which affected more than 800 people. The incident occurred in August in

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Officials in Finland remain stumped by a large outbreak linked to school meals.

The Finnish Food Authority (Ruokavirasto), National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL), and local agencies are investigating the outbreak, which affected more than 800 people. The incident occurred in mid-August in Mikkeli, with mainly children falling sick.

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Hoyo, SBC, of Bloomington, MN, is recalling approximately 1,046 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sambusa products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin, wire-like metal.

These items were shipped to schools in Minnesota. While the product was distributed to schools, it was through a commercial sale and was not

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As parents around the country eagerly await to safely send their children back to school, grade school administrators are reimagining how their school’s campus will look like in the future now that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned school operations upside down.

Administrators will have to implement all new guidelines to

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A new school year is approaching and with it, changes to your usual routine.

“Parents are juggling many decisions as students may be returning to school for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and others may still be distance learning,” said Mindy Brashears, Under Secretary for Food
Continue Reading Simple steps can prevent serious back-to-school food poisoning