Food Safety

Barrier at store counter for prevent spread of COVID-19
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
March 25, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Supermarkets, including Acme and Giant, are installing Plexiglas partitions to separate cashiers from customers and to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H.
Larry Crowe/AP Photo, File
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 9:35 am
Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food safety experts say don't — repeat don't — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. Read more to find out why.
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Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio)-A new app created by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, gives users insight into the cleanliness of their favorite restaurants.
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Ragu pasta sauce
Mizkan America, Inc.
July 22, 2019 - 3:27 pm
By Ryan Prior (CNN) — Before you break open a jar of Ragu pasta sauce for your Sunday dinner, take a look to make sure it's not part of a new recall. Mizkan America, the company that makes Ragu, announced a recall of several kinds of sauce, citing concerns that some were contaminated with fragments...
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Barbecue
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Hadas Kuznits
July 04, 2019 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Fourth of July is a major barbecue day, but if you don't follow some food safety rules, you could risk getting sick. Nate Wardle with the Pennsylvania Department of Health has some simple recommendations. "The first thing that you want to do is always make sure...
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In this Feb. 26, 2019 photo is the Fritz Creek General Store, shown near Homer, Alaska.
Megan Pacer/Homer News via AP
March 01, 2019 - 6:07 pm
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat's presence violates food safety standards. The Fritz Creek General Store near the small city of Homer...
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Hadas Kuznits
January 17, 2019 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A consumer watchdog group has put out a new report showing increasing threats to U.S. food safety. A new report from the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group, titled " How Safe is our Food? " points to widespread problems with the U.S. food safety system...
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chicken tenders
Eric Walter
June 11, 2018 - 12:18 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Friday that Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products because the breading may be contaminated with bits of blue and clear soft plastic. The frozen product, labeled “...
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Egg Recall / Salmonella Outbreak
May 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- A salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of 207 million eggs has worsened -- with 35 people reported ill in several states, federal health officials said. The number of illnesses is a dozen more since the initial recall notice was issued last month. The outbreak is...
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