Turkey Talk

Whether you’re cooking a turkey for the first or 40th time, it never hurts to brush up on how to do it safely.  Our last post discussed basic food safety and storage, so today we will focus on November’s main event: the turkey! Thawing Your Turkey To minimize risk of food borne illness, keep your turkey frozen…

Food Safety for Holiday Meals

Next week kicks off the holiday season, and glorious meals await us!  If you will be in the kitchen or on the road with food, it’s important to include plans for keeping your food safe.  Here are the key factors to be aware of when it comes to preparing and storing your meal: Food Safety- preparing, storing and serving food in…

Just In Time for Thanksgiving: Whole Foods Recalls Cookies with Undeclared Pecans, Almonds

(Chicago) – Pecan or almond allergies? Don’t touch that cookie! Whole Foods Market is recalling the following bulk cookie items because they contain almonds and pecans, two undeclared allergens. These products were sold loose as Cookies-by-the-Pound, a self-service section in the Bakery area of the store. The two products are: Wedding Cookies (contain pecans) Almondine…