Ready Pac Foods, Inc. Recalls Four Salad Kits Due to Possible Health Risk from Listeria monocytogenes

IRWINDALE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — With the safety of its consumers being a top priority Ready Pac Foods, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of cases of four salad kits as a result of the expanded recall by Rizo-López Foods of certain cheese products that may have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Upon being notified of the expanded recall on February 7, 2024, Ready Pac conducted an investigation and determined that the following products may be impacted:



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Athian And Elanco Animal Health Team Up To Transform Food Production Through Methane Reduction

(MENAFN- 3BL) GREENFIELD, Ind., February 7, 2024 /3BL/ – Athian (athian) announced the establishment of the first-of-its-kind voluntary livestock carbon insetting marketplace, with the first accepted protocol aimed at reducing enteric methane emissions and improving feed utilization by using innovative feed management products from Elanco Animal Health (NYSE: ELAN). This new carbon marketplace creates an opportunity for farmers to monetize their greenhouse gas emission reductions.

Athian is verifying its first farms and creating, certifying and selling carbon credits within the dairy value chain. This means:

  • Dairy farmers of all sizes now have the opportunity to implement on-farm sustainability interventions, measure the impact and participate in third-party verification for their greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The resulting carbon credits can be offered for sale in Athian’s livestock carbon insetting marketplace.

  • Companies in the dairy value chain (such as consumer-packaged goods companies and food retailers) can then purchase those carbon credits as contributions

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Common preservatives could be damaging gut health: study

A new study suggests that a commonly used food preservative may interfere with microbial gut bacteria required to keep us healthy.

Lantibiotics, a modified chain of amino acids that is added to food to prevent the growth of bacteria, is used in everything from beer and sausage to cheese and dipping sauces, according to the research, which was published in ACS Chemical Biology by researchers with the University of Chicago.

Nisin, a popular type of lantibiotic, is produced by bacteria that live in the mammary glands of cows, and the research suggests that it could affect pathogens and commensal gut bacteria in humans.

“Nisin is, in essence, an antibiotic that has been added to our food for a long time, but how it might impact our gut microbes is not well studied,” study author Zhenrun Zhang said in a press release.

“Even though it might

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South suburban Bremen Township gifted $65,000 in snacks for Friday food giveaway

The engine of a Bobcat forklift roared as it dropped the final pallet of healthy snacks of blended apples, bananas and other treats into the garage Thursday morning at the Bremen Township building in south suburban Markham.

The morning delivery of the goodies, valued at roughly $65,000, came just in time as staff at the township offices, 16361 Kedzie Parkway, prepared for their monthly drive-thru food giveaway Friday, which helps feed hundreds of south suburban area residents.

The donations are the result of a collaboration between the township, fruit and yogurt pouch company GoGo squeeZ and nonprofit organization Move For Hunger.

“You’d be so surprised,” Rondal Jones, an administrator with Bremen Township, told the Sun-Times. “This area is what I’d consider a food desert. We have 200 to 300 cars wrapped around the building looking for food like this, so it’s definitely essential.”

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Dr Michael Mosley recommends six foods to add to your shopping list

With conflicting health advice ringing in your ears and the prices of groceries continuously rising, it can be difficult to put together the right shopping list.

Fortunately, Dr Michael Mosley has explained what foods you should keep in your shopping basket and which should be left on the shelves.

Certain food choices can boost your intake of essential nutrients and even improve your sleep, while other popular choices will offer no benefit and only keep you wanting more.

Dr Mosley appeared on ITV’s Loose Women on Monday and went through the panel’s typical shopping baskets, picking out items they should keep and groceries they should ditch.

The health guru recommended adding salmon, full-fat Greek yoghurt, mustard, sourdough bread, pears and eggs to your shopping basket.

He explained salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, like other foods in the Mediterranean diet such as olive oil and nuts. The

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I’m a Food Network star – my healthy swaps help you lose weight while eating pizza & they’re better bang for your buck

STAYING in shape by making healthy eating choices doesn’t mean having to sacrifice taste.

Food Network star Judy Joo, who hosted Korean Food Made Simple and was a judge on Iron Chef UK, says keeping those New Year’s resolutions all year long just requires some easy ingredient swapping.

Celebrity chef Judy Joo shares her top tips for eating healthy and achieving your weight loss goals


Celebrity chef Judy Joo shares her top tips for eating healthy and achieving your weight loss goalsCredit: ITV
The Food Network star cooks up some of her favorite dishes on Today in 2018


The Food Network star cooks up some of her favorite dishes on Today in 2018Credit: Getty

Even better, she knows how to stick to your goals on a budget.

“You get the best bang for your buck when you buy a whole chicken or fish and make different meals in different ways,” Judy told The U.S. Sun.

“You can roast a chicken and eat it for five days, there are so many ways to prepare it. You can pick the

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“Where the Mind Goes, the Body Follows” Vegan Arnold Schwarzenegger Reveals His Perception of Unhealthy Foods

Former bodybuilding champion Arnold Schwarzenegger has spent his time eating a vegan diet for the last few years. For Arnold, health always comes first, and he would do anything to ensure he leads a healthy life. An inspiration to many, Schwarzenegger shares his health tips with his fellow village members through his newsletter. 

In his recent newsletter, Arnold writes about the perception of unhealthy food and how it affects our health. Before Arnold could share his input on unhealthy foods, he asked his followers, how does one know when a food is healthy? He says it is when you and your mind believe it is. 

In a recent study, participants were asked to consume a high-fat and high-sugar milkshake, or a low-fat, low-sugar milkshake, or water. After this, everyone’s flow-mediated dilation (FMD), which is a marker of endothelial function related to cardiovascular disease was tested. The test was conducted

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Food-Agritech: Food-agritech, Health-wellness Expos Show Growing Demand For Two Sectors | Surat News

Surat: Three-day Food and Agritech Expo and Health and Wellness Expo organized by Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry were inaugurated at SIECC Sarsana on Saturday. This is the first time when an expo on the subject has been organized and large number of participants are attending from across south Gujarat.
In the expo, over 100 exhibitors participated where food processing equipment, refrigeration appliances, warehousing and cargo handling, food testing laboratory, insurance and finance services details are being shared.
The Food and Agritech Expo was inaugurated by Balavant Patel, chairman of the Surat District Cooperative Bank Ltd. In the event Sanjay Kumar, regional director, National Cooperative Development Corporation and Bhavesh Radadiya, director of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd were present.
On Sunday, Dhartiputra Award function will be organized in which, Parshottam Rupala, Union minister for fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying will hand over the awards to farmers. At the
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Eliminating These 3 Foods From Your Diet Can Be A Game-Changer For Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. People of most racial and ethnic groups in the country are more likely to die from a heart-related issue than anything else.

These statistics are startling, and if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed when researching what you can do to improve your heart health, you’re not alone. The good news? You don’t have to exercise for three hours a day and eat a diet entirely of fish and plant-based foods to keep your heart healthy. A few simple tweaks can go a long way.

One of the easiest things you can do is to eliminate (or strictly limit) certain foods that are especially hard on your heart. Here, cardiologists and a nutritionist discuss three foods that you should consider cutting from your diet ASAP, and what to eat instead.


Sorry, bacon enthusiasts, but all the experts

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Hungryroot grows 40% YoY, expands curation of healthy foods

Over the last six months, Weinstein noted, the company has focused more intently on its AI systems, “both operations research-powered and machine learningpowered systems to give customers better recommendations,” contributing to the company’s 40% YoY growth and strengthened customer loyalty.

When users sign up for Hungryroot, they are prompted to answer questions about their food preferences and dietary needs. By “asking the right questions,” Weinstein said, Hungryroot’s machine learning has a “powerful head start” to provide even more improved ingredient, product and recipe recommendations than the last.

“We’ve been able to improve [retention] dramatically over the course of the last two years. It’s up more than 50% in the first six months and customers tend to spend more than 50% with us now than they did two years ago,” Weinstein emphasized.

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Weinstein credits two-thirds of Hungryroot’s sales revenue to its fine-tuned AI

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