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Recall: Macadamia Nuts


Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., based natural grocery chain, is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
0000080657552 RAW MACADAMIA NUTS 10oz 15-041 and 15-056
The product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ 96 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers stores at: https://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locations.


Recall: Dietary Supplement New Zealand Colostrum


Natural Creations of Woodbine, IA is recalling a small quantity of Natural Creations New Zealand Colostrum because the label does not inform consumers that the product is milk-based. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk protein run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date. Natural Creations was notified of potential risk from contract manufacturer.
New Zealand Colostrum was distributed in AR, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, LA, MI, MN, NC, ND, NE, NV, TX, VA, WY principally through retail stores. The product is packaged in a white plastic container containing 120 capsules. The affected lot numbers are 1112301 and 3102914. UPC code is 877730001016. Lot number located directly below the supplement box on the label.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm447054.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery


From the Center for People in Need...please share


Dear Friends of the Center for People in Need,
We want to let you know that the Center is holding a special distribution this week to aid flood victims in Lincoln’s North and South Bottoms neighborhoods as they work to recover from the severe damage to their homes from last week’s storms. As friends of the Center, we know you have great compassion for others in need so we’d like to share with you ways you might be able to help.
Those in the North and South Bottoms can come to the Center for People in Need between 10:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday to receive recovery items.
Beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, May 12) and Wednesday, the Center will be open from 7am to 7pm to accept donations. Individuals will be available to unload vehicles.
Specific items being sought include:
• Laundry Soap
• Fans
• Bottled Water and Soda
• Personal Care Items
• Bleach
• Other Disinfectants
• Plastic Totes
Those wishing to make a financial donation can make it via mail or online here. If writing a check, please put flood victims in the Memo line.
Thank you as always for any help you can provide.
Executive Director
Center for People in Need




In our previous email blast regarding Child Nutrition Reauthorization, an incorrect link was included. We apologize!

Please use this link to submit your letter to Congress. Working together is crucial to bring awareness to the cause and make a difference. Thank you!


Child Nutrition Reauthorization letter link



Our link in our previous advocacy email blast is not working, so here is the link where you can sign. Don't forget to do it, together we can make a difference!


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