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Food Hygiene News - August 16, 2019

Food Hygiene News - August 16, 2019 Edition   Baby Spinach Recall  Don't let the fact that is has 'baby' in the name cause you to think this is small. Dole announced a 10-state recall of bagged baby spinach due to potential salmonella contamination. The use-by dates are August 5th, so the products are no longer on the shelves, but they could still be in peoples’ homes. Nobody has gotten sick yet, but the company is acting out of caution as salmonella was found in random testing.  https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/08/dole-recalls-baby-spinach-products-after-state-test-shows-salmonella-in-a-sample/   Blue-Green Algae related Furfam deaths Not food safety related, but definitely pet...

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Is Shipping Frozen Safe - Part 1

In this two part article I demonstrate just how safe it is to order frozen food from Balanced Blends, even on super-hot days. During a heatwave where temperatures at my front door exceeded 110F for most of the day, I arranged for the delivery of some Balanced Blends frozen pet food.  This article includes a series of video and images over the next 19 hours showing that no matter how hot it was, the inside temperature of the box remained below -60F. Watch and see for yourself!   Video 1 - 30 minutes after delivery Approximately 30 minutes after UPS dropped...

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Food Hygiene News - August 9, 2019

Food Hygiene News - August 9, 2019 Edition    In this episode we're going to cover some important topics for ensuring your home doesn't become ground zero for harmful bacteria and infection. While these topics might sound trivial – Washing your hands, and Washing Dishes – its definitely worth a refresher for the safety of your loved ones, both people the furfam.   Washing your hands From the Centers for Disease Control: Follow these five steps every time.•  Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.•  Lather your hands by rubbing them together with...

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August 9, 2019 Greetings extended furfam,We are delighted to bring you the “Balanced Blends Weekly” – a newsletter in which we communicate what we’re doing to better serve our friends and furfams. Updates New limited time promotion: Free shipping for new customers!Help spread the species appropriate nutrition love.  Blog Posts Food Hygiene News - August 9, 2019 editionhttps://balancedblends.com/blogs/updates/food-hygiene-news-august-9-2019In this episode we're going to cover some important topics for ensuring your home doesn't become ground zero for harmful bacteria and infection. While these topics might sound trivial – washing your hands and washing dishes – its definitely worth a refresher for your safety...

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The Balanced Blends Weekly - August 2, 2019 Edition

August 2, 2019 Greetings extended furfam,We are delighted to bring you the “Balanced Blends Weekly” – a newsletter in which we communicate what we’re doing to better serve our friends and furfams.   Updates New limited time promotion: Free shipping for new customers!Help spread the species appropriate nutrition love.  Blog Posts Food Hygiene News - August 2, 2019 edition https://balancedblends.com/blogs/updates/food-hygiene-news-august-2-2019•    Listeria monocytogenes found in pre-washed bags of lettuce•    CDC now involved in pigs ear recall. More victims claimed.•    Flies can transfer E. coli•    Non-Profit of the Week - Cat Care SocietyPreparing your pets foodIn this episode I show how I prepare Species...

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