FDA issues warning on raw-milk soft cheeses

first_img See also: Editor’s note: Based on a Food and Drug Administration news release, the original version of this story incorrectly listed Ranchero as one type of soft cheese that may be made from raw milk The FDA later issued a clarification saying that Ranchero is a trademark of the Cacique Co. of Industry, Calif., for a cheese made with pasteurized milk. Listeriosis, brucellosis, salmonellosis, and tuberculosis are among the illnesses the cheeses can spread, the agency said in a news release. Especially at risk are pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. Mar 14 FDA news releasehttp://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2005/ucm108420.htm Particularly hazardous are raw-milk soft cheeses from Mexico and Central American countries, the agency said. It recommended that consumers not eat any unripened, raw-milk soft cheeses from Mexico, Nicaragua, or Honduras. “Data show that they are often contaminated with pathogens,” the statement said. Mar 16, 2005 (CIDRAP News) – Soft cheeses made with raw milk can cause several serious infectious diseases, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned this week. “Recently, cases of tuberculosis in New York City have been linked to consumption of queso fresco style cheeses, either imported from Mexico or consumed in Mexico, contaminated with Mycobacterium bovis,” the statement said. The agency also warned against eating raw-milk soft cheeses bought at flea markets or from door-to-door sellers or carried in luggage from Mexico, Nicaragua, or Honduras. Raw-milk soft cheese from any source carries some risk, officials added. Queso fresco–style cheeses, popular among Hispanics, include Queso Panela, Asadero, and Blanco, among other types, according to the FDA. They may be imported or produced in the United States.last_img read more

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Those who want to grow grow, and in Lika they put the dice together step by step

first_imgThe education is maintained by a renowned chef Hrvoje Zirojevic, chef of the Laganini restaurant in Palmižana, who has many years of experience, teaches at the Aspira College in Split, studying gastronomy, and at the Opatija Faculty of Management in Tourism and Hospitality. In March this year, he was named the best Croatian chef by the prestigious world gastronomic guide Gault & Millau, and he introduced the Lagnini restaurant to the prestigious category of the best Croatian restaurants. The aim of this culinary education is to exchange knowledge and experience about local products and recipes and about different methods of preparing dishes characteristic of the destination area of ​​Lika. IQM Destination Lika is a project of Integrated Quality Management in Lika destination which has been implemented since 2019 by Plitvice Lakes National Park, Feel IQM and Cluster Lika Destination whose goal is to improve the overall quality of the destination by connecting entities in the destination to provide guests with the best service.  The training was organized precisely because of the caterers, in order to make their offer even better, and thus the gastronomic offer of the entire destination of Lika, which ultimately results in improved quality of the entire tourist offer. Upon completion of the training, the chefs will acquire specific knowledge and recipes that they will be able to implement in practice, with an emphasis on indigenous Lika dishes. center_img Those who want to grow grow, and in Lika they put the dice together step by step. While some stagnate, others struggle and build their bright future. Of course, this is a long-term process, but it is important to clearly lay a sound foundation in the beginning. And it is in this that less developed tourist destinations must see their advantage and opportunity. As part of the implementation of the IQM destination Lika project in the Plitvice Lakes National Park, the training of chefs of catering establishments involved in the project has begun. The training lasts from January 20 to 24, 2020, and the organizers are the company Feel IQM and the Lika Destination Cluster.  last_img read more

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Take real action to stop school shootings

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion I worked in schools for 42 years, so I know a bit about schools, kids and everything education. Quite frankly, I really don’t care why the shootings are happening anymore. It could be gun-control laws, style of weapons, age restrictions, clip size, mental health or lousy parenting. To quote Rhett Butler, “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn” anymore.We need to stop the political rhetoric every time there’s a school shooting. The left runs to the need for gun control, while the right starts waving around the Constitution. They are both useless. No law is going to stop school shootings. If the laws against murder don’t work, it’s daft to think that a law about gun purchases is going to stop the carnage. We have developed a way to protect airports and sports arenas. We need to do the same thing with schools: Limit access doors to the schools; have metal detectors at all points of entry;  and have an armed staff member at all points of entry. These steps will deter potential shooters. Another piece of paper in Washington will not.Dr. John MetalloSlingerlands More from The Daily Gazette:Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?last_img read more

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Monster in the house: Monster.com parent takes all Chancery House

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Neighbors look after one another to combat COVID-19 in Central Java

first_imgThe community has regularly received lettuce, eggplant and pepper seeds after communicating its plans to the province’s food agency and has also been breeding catfish.Read also: Regional leaders call on everyone to play role in overcoming pandemicThe residents also initiated a drawing and coloring program to keep their children entertained during the pandemic.”Kids put their drawing and coloring papers in front of their houses and judges [selected from among the adults in the neighborhood] tour the neighborhood,” Qunut said. “We also prepared snack hampers and asked parents to give them to their children.”RW 5 is only one example of how neighbors are helping each other using the Jogo Tonggo approach in Central Java, which has fluctuated between the fifth and fourth hardest-hit province.“We encourage communities to embody their local values. They does not have to be alike and share the same [program] name in each area, but one might inspire another,” Governor Ganjar Pranowo said in an exclusive interview on Friday.Ganjar said his administration did not have sufficient funds and resources to impose PSBB measures for a long period of time, and hence had decided to empower communities at the grassroots level to adapt to the current situation.”Let’s put our trust in society. There is potential social power that has yet to be utilized there,” Ganjar said, adding that the enforcement of strict measures by authorities would instead create unnecessary fear among the residents.Doubts over the efficacy of the Jogo Tonggo program, however, remain as the number of COVID-19 cases in Central Java continues to rise, reaching 3,482 cases with 150 deaths as of Saturday, the fourth highest tally in the country.Read also: Indonesia’s latest official COVID-19 figuresGanjar said only 30 percent of the province’s 7,809 villages were actively reporting their Jogo Tonggo activities.“We actually have so many shortcomings. This [Jogo Tonggo program] is only reaching about 30 percent [of communities]. But, I’d say even a single inspiration [from the movement] would be very meaningful,” he said, adding that he would continue promoting videos of Jogo Tonggo activities via his social media accounts “to inspire” others.The province saw three areas with relatively high rates of new cases compared to other regions of Central Java, namely Semarang city, Magelang regency and Temanggung regency, according to Ganjar.“In these areas, local administrations have intensified contact tracing, rapid [antibody] testing and swab [polymerase chain reaction] testing,” he said.Central Java had also recorded a higher death rate among confirmed cases and patients under surveillance (PDPs), at 7.87 percent and 13.66 percent, respectively, as of Saturday, compared to East Java and Jakarta – the two provinces with the most cases.Read also: Semarang wedding party contributes to COVID-19 spikeBut Ganjar said Central Java has sufficient hospital capacity, adding that many of the deaths occurred in patients with comorbidities.He said his administration was now working to cut the time it took to receive test results, from 10 days to two days, to allow hospitals to better manage their patients and prioritize treatment for COVID-19 patients.“Those most vulnerable will get priority, which we hope will lower the fatality rate,” Ganjar said.Epidemiologist Riris Andono Ahmad from Gadjah Mada University said the effectiveness of COVID-19 social interventions did not largely depend on the nature of the approaches – whether they be voluntary like Jogo Tonggo or more mandatory like the PSBB.He said the results would vary between regions depending on the characteristics of the society, meaning efforts in certain provinces might yield different outcomes than if the same measures were implemented in Central Java, and vice versa.”What is important is whether it can motivate people to maintain distance between each other,” he said. “As long as the efforts are adjusted to local contexts, they could be effective. But society is a very dynamic system and sometimes things work but, at different times, they don’t. A periodic evaluation is highly needed.”Topics : Central Java, home to more than 30 million people, has chosen a different approach to handle the COVID-19 outbreak rather than imposing large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) like many other regions across Indonesia.Instead, it has come up with its own strategy dubbed Jogo Tonggo (neighbors looking after each other), a community movement program in which people collaborate to ensure people maintain physical distance, manage food supplies and help others in response to the pandemic. Residents of community unit RW 5 of Jomblang subdistrict in Candisari, Semarang, are among the Central Java communities that have been implementing Jogo Tonggo in the past few months.More than three-quarters of RW 5’s residents work in the informal sector, mostly as day laborers and street vendors. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit the province, 393 of the 539 families in RW 5 have been financially impacted, according to Mohamad Qunut, a Jogo Tonggo facilitator in RW 5.To help these families, neighbors built a hydroponic garden and started a collective lumbung pangan (food barn) at the RW 5 office.“We had no idea a resident had been planting hydroponic crops for a while, not until another resident came to me saying that he could probably assist and encourage others to do the same,” Qunut told The Jakarta Post on Saturday.last_img read more

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GMS: Gadani One Signature Away from Welcoming Tankers

first_imgGadani shipbreaking yards are one signature away from reopening to tankers, according to a report from GMS, a cash buyer of ships for recycling.As understood, the one remaining signature required is from the Chief Minister of Balochistan, Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri, who remains reluctant to sanction any reopening.End buyers have been petitioning the Chief Minister and the government to reopen Gadani to tankers, GMS said, adding that high ranking Pakistan Ship Breakers Association members recently asked the Minister to push the matter, however, without any success.“This fiasco has played itself out against the backdrop of a significant depreciation of the Pakistani Rupee, which has knocked more than USD 20/LDT off the local offerings and this has further dampened end buyer enthusiasm and any aggression to buy at decent rates (for now),” GMS said in its report.The Chief Minister banned the demolition of tankers and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards in February 2017, following two incidents which caused dozens of fatalities.The incidents, caused by the absence of safety measures, included an explosion on November 1, which killed at least 28 workers, and a fire on January 9, which took the lives of another 5 workers.last_img read more

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CYF admits failures over toddler’s death to family

first_imgRadio NZ News 27 February 2017Family First Comment: “A secret recording of these admissions, made in a meeting with the 17-month-old’s extended family, has been given to RNZ by the family. Child Youth and Family told RNZ that publicising the recording would “impede our ability to do our job of keeping children and young people safe”. The agency is worried if RNZ broadcasts any part of the recording, it will undermine public trust in CYF and make it more difficult to have free and frank discussions. The family on the father’s side says just the opposite – that the public need to know just how badly wrong the agency got this case, so that it’s forced to change.”Exactly!A Child Youth and Family manager admits the agency failed multiple times when it sent a Southland toddler back into a P-using household where he died.A secret recording of these admissions, made in a meeting with the 17-month-old’s extended family, has been given to RNZ by the family.Child Youth and Family told RNZ that publicising the recording would “impede our ability to do our job of keeping children and young people safe”.The agency is worried if RNZ broadcasts any part of the recording, it will undermine public trust in CYF and make it more difficult to have free and frank discussions.The family on the father’s side says just the opposite – that the public need to know just how badly wrong the agency got this case, so that it’s forced to change.The family praised the CYF manager who did the internal review for having the guts to front up to them – but in the end say the recording of their two-hour meeting with her and a colleague last September showed an agency failing in the most basic way.“We felt that CYFs were paying lip service to our family,” said the toddler’s aunt, the sister to his father.READ MORE: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/325390/cyf-admits-failures-over-toddler’s-death-to-familylast_img read more

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UCL: Three decisions for Lampard as Chelsea tackle Bayern Munich

first_imgAFP Sport looks at three major calls Lampard must get right if Chelsea are to take a step towards the quarter-finals:Keep faith with Giroud?Having spent much of the season in exile, Olivier Giroud was back with a bang as he scored the opening goal against Tottenham on Saturday in his first Premier League start since November.The France striker had been reduced to fringe status by Lampard’s decision to give talented youngster Tammy Abraham his opportunity, but an injury to the England international and the ineffective form of Michy Batshuayi gave Giroud a second chance.He made the most of it with a lethal first half finish in the vital 2-1 win over Tottenham, producing a combative performance that might have given Lampard food for thought.Giroud’s second club goal of the season and his first in the Premier League since April underlined the threat posed by the 33-year-old’s physical style and clever movement.Now Lampard must decide if Giroud, whose lack of match action meant he could only last 70 minutes against Tottenham, is capable of repeating that display against Bayern.Chelsea, who have struggled to find a cutting edge for much of the season in home games, certainly looked more dynamic with Giroud leading the line en route to their first win in five league matches.And in the back of his mind, Lampard will know Abraham, who came off the bench to replace Giroud, might be running out of steam with only one goal in 2020 and has just two in his last 10 games.Retain defensive system?Marcos Alonso enjoyed Chelsea’s switch to a five-man defence against Tottenham Chelsea manager Frank Lampard faces some big decisions ahead of Bayern Munich’s visit to Stamford Bridge in the Champions League last 16 first leg on Tuesday.Advertisement Loading… Promoted Content7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A VegetarianTop 10 Female Stars Everyone Had A Crush On In The 90s11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopStunning Wedding Looks From Around The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks12 Celebrities Who Almost Ruined Their Careers With One Movie8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth10 Actors And Actresses Whose Careers Were Boosted By Soap OperasThe Network’s Greatest Shows On HBOBest Car Manufacturers In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs Read Also: EPL: Chelsea subdue Tottenham 2-1, as Giroud, Alonso seal Blues winHe did just that with the assist for Alonso’s goal by moving into a central position that took him away from any potential markers.With Brazilian winger Willian rested after being used as substitute against Tottenham, Lampard will have to decide whether Barkley, who has raised eyebrows with some off-field antics since joining Chelsea, can be trusted to repeat that kind of mature show against Bayern.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Jose Mourinho’s cheeky pre-match claim that Lampard would return to the five-man defence he had employed against Tottenham earlier this season proved correct on Saturday.Now the Chelsea boss must be tempted to deploy the same system against Bayern.Despite his knowledge that Lampard would use Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger as his centre-backs, with Reece James and Marcos Alonso bombing forward as wing-backs, Mourinho had no answer to the effective formation.The tactics gave Chelsea a more solid look at the back and freed James and Alonso to join the attack, allowing them to overload their opponents in wide areas, a scheme perfectly illustrated when the ball was worked from right to left for Alonso to fire home from 20 yards.It was the Spanish left-back’s first start since December after he spending much of the season behind Emerson and even Azpilicueta, usually a right-back or centre-back, in Lampard’s pecking order.Lampard has twice out-witted Mourinho with the formation this season and, given Chelsea have often looked creaky at the back this season, it would be no surprise if he relied on that security blanket again to subdue the German champions.Let Barkley run wild?Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley was influential against Tottenham Like Giroud and Alonso, Ross Barkley had endured a frustrating campaign that suddenly offers hope of a rewarding finale after his influential display against Tottenham.Liverpool-born Barkley has never looked comfortable among Chelsea’s cosmopolitan squad since arriving from Everton in January 2018 and a series of diffident performances had raised questions about the midfielder’s long-term future with the club.The promise shown by Barkley as a youngster at Everton seemed a lifetime ago as he laboured to make an impact in west London, but Lampard might have found a way to unlock his potential at last.Using the 26-year-old on the left side of Chelsea’s attack on Saturday unchained Barkley from any defensive responsibility, giving him freedom to roam and take up positions that could hurt Tottenham.last_img read more

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EIAC Spring All Conference And Final Baseball & Softball Stats

first_imgThe 2014 EIAC Spring Conference teams.2014 EIAC SPRING ALL-CONFERENCEEIAC final Softball results.2014 EIAC SOFTBALL FINAL RESULTSEIAC Final Baseball results.2014 EIAC BASEBALL FINAL RESULTSCongrats to all.Courtesy of Dearborn Register Publications Sports Director Jim Buchberger and Steve Cotherman.last_img

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ISP releases “Operation C.A.R.E.’ results

first_imgVerailles, In. — The Indiana State Police have participated in the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (C.A.R.E.) since the inception of this multi-state enforcement project in 1977, of which Indiana and Michigan were the founding members. Now, more than three dozen local and state law enforcement agencies nationwide participate in this life-saving enforcement project.For the Thanksgiving Holiday Project C.A.R.E. was operational from November 21stthrough the 25th.  Below are the Indiana results from this five day enforcement project.While most information is self-explanatory, ‘CMV’ stands for Commercial Motor Vehicle and ‘Motorist Assists’ reflects the number of times motorists were assisted by state police officers while roadside. Examples of the type of assistance provided would include help with directions, changing a flat tire, calling a tow truck, obtaining fuel or other types of services to assist the motoring public.last_img read more

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