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September 4, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas Públicas de Montgomery Extienden Programa de Alimentos Gratis

Las Escuelas Públicas del condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron que van a expandir el programa de desayunos y almuerzos gratuitos. El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos ha extendido el programa de alimentos gratis hasta el 31 de diciembre de 2020. Según MCPS, esta extensión permitirá que las Escuelas Públicas del Condado continúen ofreciendo […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Raw Beef Recalled Due to Salmonella Outbreak

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Services is recalling over 5.1 million pounds of raw beef. Indeed, the recalled beef, packaged between July 26 and September 7, may be infected with salmonella. The brands Kroger, Cedar River Farms, Grass Run Farms and JBS generic have distributed the recalled beef. As of November 15, the U.S. […]

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September 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Safeway, Target Among The Stores Where Ground Beef Recalled for Possible E.Coli

Safeway and Target are among the list of stores where the U.S. Department of Agriculture says contaminated meat was sold. Earlier this month, Cargill Meat Solutions recalled more than 132,000 pounds of its ground beef products produced and packaged on June 21 due to the possibility of E. Coli. An investigation involving the Centers for […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

More than 10K Pounds of Empire Chicken Recalled Due to Possible Metal Contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) is recalling more than 10,000 pounds of Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc., products that may be contaminated with metal, according to a news release. According to the USDA, the problem was discovered earlier this month by an Empire employee.  The worker observed metal foreign material […]

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March 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Live Eagle Cam Captivates, Eaglet Watch

Forget the Panda cam, the Eagle cam is now the talk of the town. A 24-hour live camera is focused on a Bald Eagle nest in a Tulip Poplar tree at the U.S. National Arborteum and that video feed is capturing the attention of the nation on social media, #dceaglecam. Earlier this week, one of […]

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April 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

Baby Food Recall

Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The baby food product was produced on December 12, 2014. This product is subject to recall: 4-oz. glass jars containing “Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet […]

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February 20, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

photo children packaging food

USDA Implements School Food Rules

Here at Manna, we work hard to provide the 32.3% of MCPS school children who qualify for free- and reduced-price meals (FARMS) with nutritious foods for the weekend. Our Karen Goldberg Smart Sacks program provides over 2,000 elementary school kids with bags of meals and snacks for the weekend when FARMS are unavailable.   Kids […]

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