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Prediction: Vegetables to take spotlight in 2013

Foodservice research and consulting firm Technomic has assembled 10 food trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry in 2013. These expert insights are based on site visits evaluating the restaurant scene in cities across the country as well as interviews and surveys of operators, chefs and consumers, backed up by qualitative data from its Digital Resource Library and quantitative data from its MenuMonitor database. At the top of the list: vegetables take their star…  » Read more

Wegmans recalls spinach mix

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling approximately 31,000 lbs. of Wegmans Organic Spinach and Spring Mix sold in 5 oz. (UPC 77890 16437) and 11 oz. (UPC 77890 16411) clam shell packages in the produce department of its stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts between October 14 and November 1 due to possible E.coli O157 H:7. The product is supplied to Wegmans by State Garden, Inc. based in Chelsea, Massachusetts.…  » Read more
California Leafy Greens updates food safety practices

California Leafy Greens updates food safety practices

The California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement has posted updates to its food safety practices, also known as leafy green standards, metrics or good agricultural practices. After reviewing recommendations from the LGMA Technical Committee, the LGMA Advsory Board met and accepted 21 of the proposed changes to the LGMA food safety practices. Find out more by clicking here.
Spinach recall initiated by Kroger after bag tests positive for listeria

Spinach recall initiated by Kroger after bag tests positive for listeria

Kroger Co. is recalling Fresh Selections Tender Spinach in 10-oz. bags because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall is limited to already-expired bags with a use-by date of Sept. 16 and UPC Code of 011110916495. The product was distributed in Kroger stores in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn., Greater Cincinnati, including Northern Kentucky, Dayton, Ohio, and Southeastern Indiana, Central and Northwest Ohio and N. West…  » Read more