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Recent Agency News

Recall: Del Monte Fresh Produce


Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc., (“Del Monte Fresh”) is initiating a voluntary recall of Granny Smith green apples because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
A total of 695 boxes containing 8 “Granny Smith” green apples each and 67 clear plastic bags containing 6 “Granny Smith” green apples each were distributed to Coremark and 7-Eleven for sale in convenience stores in the Mountain States region on Oct. 1-12, 2015. States affected include CO, KS, MO, NE, NM, OK, SD, UT and WY. The apples at store level are individual fruit on open displays.
Consumers with questions may contact the Company’s consumer hotline at 1-800-659-6500 operating 24 hours seven days a week or email Del Monte Fresh atContact-US-Executive-Office@freshdelmonte.com


RECALL: Whey Protein Products


American Pure Whey, New Bern, NC is recalling its whey protein products, because they contain undeclared milk allergen and soy allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific type of milk and soy run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The products were distributed to, AE, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IL, IN, KY, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NE, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, UT, VT, WA, WI & WY and reached directly to customers through mail order.
American Pure Whey Protein Matrix Chocolate 69205 9/2017 456456789004
American Pure Whey Protein Matrix Vanilla 69205 09/2017 783521095013
American Pure Whey Protein Isolate Chocolate 29026 09/2017 753182812809
American Pure Whey Protein Isolate Vanilla 29026 09/2017 78333109591
Body Construct Meal Replacement Cinnamon Roll 78124 9/2017 839893989858
Build Your Own Body Protein Powder Chocolate 67134 9/2017 456789517480
These products are available in 2 lb. and 5 lb. containers or in factory sealed food grade mylar bags.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm466330.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery


Recall: Cafe Style Tortilla Chips


Truco Enterprises is recalling select packages of 18 oz. On The Border Café Style Tortilla Chips after notification from a supplier that select product may have been exposed to a milk-containing ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The 18 oz. packages of On The Border Café Style Tortilla Chips affected were distributed in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.
The affected product is packaged in 18 oz. bags with expiration dates of:
• DEC 16 2015 SHA
• DEC 17 2015 SHA
• DEC 18 2015 SHA
The expiration dates are located on the front of the bag in the upper right hand corner.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm464437.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery


Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act


The Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act (S.1966) was recently introduced in the Senate. It is a “marker bill” that includes two of our three priorities for Child Nutrition re-authorization (1) a non-congregate option meal option in certain circumstances so community providers can reach kids who can’t access program sites and 2) a Summer EBT program). It will help us reach more kids through the summer—particularly in rural areas.
Feeding America is circulating a sign-on letter in support of the bill and we are hoping you will sign on. We want to make sure we have a good showing before the Senate Agriculture Committee gets to work on marking up a CNR bill, which is scheduled for Sept. 17.
Here’s the letter: http://goo.gl/forms/mhjNXHeSeh


Town Hall Meeting with Senators


We want to hear about your ideas and what issues are important to you!

Come share your perspective at a Town Hall meeting with State Senators Ken Haar, Matt Hansen, Adam Morfeld, Patty Pansing-Brooks, and Kate Bolz, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Appleseed, and The Center for People in Need We'll be discussing issues that impact the daily lives of Nebraska’s low income families and New Americans, including health care, fair tax policy and building wealth and inclusivity in our communities.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Center for People in Need
3901 N. 27th St. #1
Lincoln, NE 68521

To RSVP, contact Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch at laurenk@cfra.org or 402-687-2100 ext 1032.

Come talk with your Senators about the things you care about most, and help influence policy that benefits all Nebraskans.

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