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Recall: Ready-To-Eat Salads Sold at Walmart

Ashley Hunter: Greene Publishing, Inc. A Florida based company is recalling approximately 738 pounds of ready-to-eat salad due to concerns that the salad mix contains a corn ingredient that is contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that GHSE, LLC. was recalling their ready-to-eat salad mix that contains steak product. The salads were produced between Oct. 11 and Oct. 14, and are sold in a clear, plastic clamshell package that reads: “Marketside™ FIESTA SALAD WITH STEAK”…

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CDC: “Cook raw turkey thoroughly.”

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. After approximately 90 United States residents have contracted Salmonella, linked to raw turkey products, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is stressing to cook raw turkey thoroughly in order to kill harmful germs. 40 people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported. The first reported cases came in almost one year ago, on Nov. 15, 2017. According to the CDC, the outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading has been identified in samples of raw turkey pet food in Minnesota,  raw turkey products…

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Can diet prevent breast cancer from spreading?

Story Submitted Healthy diets that include plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables that can boost the body’s natural immune system can help people in their fight against cancer. While some foods, namely unhealthy, high-fat/high-caloric foods, are best avoided, women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and want to prevent the spread of cancer to other areas of their bodies may want to cut some surprising foods from their diets. Preliminary research now suggests limiting the consumption of asparagine, an amino acid, to dramatically reduce the ability of cancer to…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Story Submitted: Kimberly Allbritton, Florida Department of Health Attention all ladies, this article is a reminder to take a little time off from caring for all of your loved ones and care for yourself. October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Florida Department of Health of Madison County wants to stress how important it is to do monthly self-exams, which can detect breast cancer early and increase the chance of finding it before it spreads. Since 2010, 14 women in Madison County have died due to breast…

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