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Food alert: they remove these popular sweets from the ‘super’ and ask that they are not consumed
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Food alert: they remove these popular sweets from the ‘super’ and ask that they are not consumed

The Spanish Food Safety Agency (Aesan) has issued an alert to warn of the presence of undeclared gluten in some sweets sold in Spanish supermarkets. Gluten is an allergen that must appear on the labeling in accordance with current legislation as it can cause different health problems for intolerant people. According to the Aesan, which depends on the Ministry of Consumption, the affected product are cakes called Antwerp Mill 8 pc, from the Amgaletta brand, sold in cardboard boxes and weighing 640 grams. As is usual with this type of allergen alerts, Aesan learned of the incident thanks to a notice posted by the Belgian health authorities through the European Food Alert Network (Rasff). The Aesan points out that the product has been distributed in several countries, in...
Fresh or canned: these are the healthiest legumes you can buy at the ‘super’
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Fresh or canned: these are the healthiest legumes you can buy at the ‘super’

Spaniards tend to fall short of fiber in our daily diet. This is one of the conclusions reached by the National Diet Intake Survey (Enide) carried out by the Ministry of Health together with the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (Aesan). While the ideal is that every day we consume at least 25 grams of this substance, in Spain we take between 17 and 21. The advice of the experts to solve this lack of fiber is known to all: we must eat more vegetables and, among them, legumes. This type of food has an abundant content of fiber, but not only stand out for it: legumes are the main source of vegetable proteins that exist, they contain hardly any fat, but they do have a great contribution of vitamins and minerals. Chickpeas, lentils, beans ... All these foods sta...
Food alert: this popular salad is recalled due to possible health risks
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Food alert: this popular salad is recalled due to possible health risks

The Seaweed salads inspired by Asian cuisine they have become an increasingly popular dish. Besides being a plate gourmet In restaurants, more and more Spaniards choose to purchase frozen and imported products to prepare their own recipes. Comer This seaweed is a simple way to increase a person's vitamin and mineral intake without adding a lot of calories, and it is linked to a host of health benefits. Food surveillance guarantees that the products that reach us, and in that sense, the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has learned, through the European Food Alert Network (RASFF), of an alert notification sent by the Health Authorities of the Netherlands, regarding the presence of soy and gluten not included in the labeling in seaweed salad. According to the A...
Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
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Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

April 13, 2021 -- Ground turkey is the likely source of a salmonella outbreak that's sickened 28 people in 12 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.Two people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.One April 10, federal officials issued a public health alert for nearly 212,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products produced by Plainville Brands, LLC. These products were sold under the brand names of "Nature's Promise," Wegman" and "Plainville Farms," and are labeled with dates 1/1/21–1/10/21 and the establishment number "P244" inside the U.S. Department of Agriculture's mark of inspection.While the products are no longer available in stores, they could still be in people's freezers, the CDC said. It warned against eating, serving or selling any of...