Food Recall: Canned Chili Beans, Green Beans, Red Beans

In a nutshell: A Michigan canning food company is recalling three different brands of beans — chili beans, red beans, and green beans that were distributed to foodservice companies in several states and Wal-Marts in some states. The beans were not fully cooked. Read on… January 8, 2008 — New Era Canning Company of New […]

Food Recall: Canned Green Beans May Cause Food Poisoning

In a nutshell: Canned green beans may be contaminated causing fatal food poisoning. December 21, 2007–New Era Canning Company of New Era, Michigan is voluntarily recalling 171 cases/ 6 cans per case of 6 lbs. 5 oz. GFS Fancy Blue Lake Cut Green Beans, 4 Sieve, lot code 19H7FL , because they may be contaminated […]

Baby Food Recall, Baby Food Pouches

From the Nurture Inc. press release distributed by the FDA: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 13, 2010 – New York – Nurture, Inc., is voluntarily recalling selected varieties and date codes of HAPPYTOT Stage 4 and HAPPYBABY Stage 1 and Stage 2 pouch meals with date codes expiring between November 2010 and January 2011. These […]

Noshing Around: Tucson, Sur Real (new)

Wow! I just had lunch at Sur Real, a Tucson restaurant, and I am impressed. Sur Real reigns in the former Soleil location but has had a total surreal makeover of bright but not garish hot Latin colors. Red prevails on comfortable chairs, in the gaily hued carpet design (along with black, green and blue) which […]

10 Best Foods – Eating for Your Health (Low Glycemic Foods)

The last post talked about the worst foods but I thought we should look at the best foods. The Mayo Clinic came up with their own healthy list. Let’s take a look: Almonds, apples, blueberries, broccoli, red beans, salmon, spinach, sweet potatoes, vegetable juice, and wheat germ. At first glance — all are low glycemic which means […]