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8 months 3 days ago

Dried Egg Products Recalled for Salmonella

A Washington firm, Nutriom LLC, is recalling dried egg products because of possible salmonella contamination. The U.S. Departmnet of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said approximately 226,710 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. The dried egg products were produced between Feb. 28,...

2 years 5 months ago

Burger King makes cage-free pledge

Burger King on Wednesday became the first major U.S. fast-food chain to pledge that all of its eggs and pork will come from cage-free chickens and pigs by 2017. The move by the world's second-biggest burger chain helps it satisfy growing demand among customers for humanely produced fare and...

2 years 7 months ago

Cottage food act signed into law

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law the Colorado Cottage Foods Act. The law gives cottage bakers the freedom to sell their goods directly to consumers, which is currently prohibited under Colorado law. The law covers so called "non-hazardous foods" which are low in moisture and may be maintained...

2 years 7 months ago

Cottage food act goes to governor

The House of Representatives passed the Colorado Cottage Foods Act today. It has already passed in the Senate. It would give cottage bakers the right to sell some foods directly to consumers. The bill covers foods which are low in moisture and may be safely maintained at room...

4 years 5 days ago

Flu vaccines safe for those with egg allergies

Flu vaccines are grown in chicken eggs--problematic for people allergic to eggs. But this flu season, people with egg allergies shouldn't be worried about getting the seasonal influenza vaccine, which includes protection against H1N1, experts say. A new study found that the vaccines are safe for people with egg...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Colorado grandma pleads for food safety

A Colorado grandmother hospitalized for five days after eating an appetizer made with salmonella-tainted eggs is urging Congress to pass food safety laws that might have prevented her suffering. Carol Lobato, 77, of Littleton, developed septic shock and nearly died in July from illness linked to a massive salmonella...

4 years 1 month ago

FDA commissioner: cook your eggs

An over-easy egg should make you uneasy -- according to the head of the Food and Drug Administration. Margaret Hamburg says consumers should strictly avoid runny yolks, as investigators continue their probe of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 1,300 people. About a half billion eggs have been...

4 years 2 months ago

How to read codes on egg cartons

A salmonella outbreak in eggs that's sickened people around the country--including in Colorado-- and prompted a nationwide recall is causing some confusion. At issue--how to read the codes on egg cartons. Here in Colorado, the store brand eggs at Albertson's and Safeway are included in the recall, but not...

4 years 11 months ago

Swine Flu-Chicken & Egg story

Health officials are blaming the slow production of swine flu vaccine in part on an antiquated process that relies on millions of chicken eggs. The federal government originally promised 120 million doses of swine flu vaccine by now. Only 13 million have come through. The 50-year-old technology involves injecting the...

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