It’s not too late to add food safety to your New Year’s Resolutions. You can help fight foodborne illness in 2014 by following the four basic messages of safe food preparation: clean, separate, cook and chill. Read about the four simple steps to a healthier and safer new year in the USDA Ask Karen Blog.
Salads and sandwich wraps linked to a multistate E. coli outbreak were sold at Walgreens stores in Northern California and Trader Joe’s stores in California, Washington, Oregon and Arizona, according to a retail distribution list compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS).
Sysco Corporation is now under investigation by the USDA’s Office of Investigation, Enforcement and Audit, according to spokesman Richard McIntire.
The USDA would not specify when the department began looking into the food distributor…