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2010-03-18 09:38:00

GREENDALE, Wis., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On newsstands March 30, 2010 - Winter is a long, hard ride in Greendale, headquarters of Taste of Home. Sluggish from our hibernations, the thoughts of spring veggies inspire us and brighten our days with dreams of fresh food, patio parties, and picnics. And then we take off our jackets and sweaters and...Gulp! We need some lighter fare to help shed that winter weight! The May 2010 issue of Taste of Home to the rescue: 140 family friendly recipes...

2010-03-15 08:21:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ham has been gracing Easter tables across the country for decades - in fact, 67 percent of households are planning to celebrate with a ham dinner this year(1). No matter how you slice it, the familiar savory-sweet flavor combination of a juicy ham is hard to beat when it comes to providing an impressive, quick and hassle-free centerpiece feast. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100315/CG70077LOGO) However, in a recent survey,...

2009-12-01 17:56:00

Get Creative by Trying These Tricks: Share, 'Preload,' Season, and Substitute YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The January issue of Consumer Reports looks at 8 ways to enjoy holiday bliss without the bulge. The report, available for free online at www.ConsumerReports.org, suggests techniques like substituting turkey sausage for pork sausage when preparing a stuffing; "preloading" before parties with a light snack such as Greek yogurt with fruit and a sprinkling of nuts;...

2009-11-09 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFL's Houston Texans and Blue Ribbon Bacon and Sausage, the number one brand in the market, jointly announced today an exclusive long term partnership agreement. The agreement includes Blue Ribbon being named the annual sponsor of the TNT rivalry game between the Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans at Reliant Stadium in Houston. The TNT game this year will be televised by ESPN on Monday Night Football on November 23, 2009. (Photo:...

2009-07-30 06:45:00

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Premio Foods (http://www.premiofoods.com) is proud to announce the launching of http://www.premiorecipes.com, a new, free, community-based recipe exchange database. "Premio Foods established a recipe contest many years ago, and the reaction has always exceeded our expectations," said Marc Cinque, CEO of Premio Foods. "Over the past six months, we have seen the traffic to our recipe section almost double, which led to the creation of...

2009-06-11 07:00:00

HOUSTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Family, friends, and tradition - all words that describe the Blue Ribbon Bacon and Sausage Company and their partner and spokesperson; Coach Bum Phillips. Today, Blue Ribbon announced a long-term extension of an exclusive partnership with Phillips, legendary NFL coach. The 23-year partnership between Bum Phillips and Blue Ribbon has resulted in the company's rise to the number one position in the marketplace for both their traditional smoked sausages and...

2009-06-04 09:55:20

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of approximately 564 pounds of possible tainted duck leg confit and sausage products. The FSIS said the Schaller Mfg. Corp. of Long Island City, N.Y., reported the products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause the uncommon but potentially fatal disease listeriosis. The recalled 2.5-pound vacuum packages of the confit and sausage bear a date code of MFG. 005159 as well as the establishment number...

2009-04-28 08:00:36

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against eating Piller's Taste Better than Bacon brands of smoked ham or turkey bacon due to a health risk. The CFIA and Piller Sausages and Delicatessens Ltd. said the products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recalled products were distributed in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland. Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled, but consumption can result in listeriosis, a...

2009-04-08 15:28:13

Ready-to-eat ham can be eaten cold, but is best reheated for those at risk of a foodborne illness, a U.S. agency advises. The Food Safety and Inspection Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, says those with weakened immune systems -- the very young, the elderly, people with HIV or undergoing chemotherapy -- are at higher risk of foodborne illness. For these, ready-to-eat ham should be reheated until steaming hot or 165 degrees F. FSIS officials recommend heating...

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2009-01-29 07:40:00

Parents who regularly feed their children cured meats like bacon and hot dogs should be aware that the foods are linked with a heightened risk of leukemia. The new study - that looked at 515 Taiwanese children and teenagers with and without acute leukemia - also found that vegetables and soy products may help protect against cancer. Researchers found those who ate cured meats and fish more than once a week had a 74 percent higher risk of leukemia than those who rarely ate these foods.The...