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Is Cauliflower Now The Trendiest Vegetable In The Produce Aisle?

When you think of the most popular vegetables in the produce aisle these days, maybe kale comes to mind, or swiss chard, or whatever the hipsters next door are currently obsessed with. But there’s a new contender for cool vegetable these days, and Green Giant is hoping it’s trendy enough to help turn around flagging sales. [More]

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Frozen Vegetable Plant Behind Massive Listeria Recall Preparing To Reopen, Put Everyone Back To Work

As far as the public knows, public health authorities and the people in charge at the the CRF frozen vegetable processing plant in Pasco, WA don’t yet know what caused a multi-year Listeria outbreak. The company had to recall its entire output for almost the entire last two years, and shut down operations, leaving hundreds of people without work. [More]

New Massive Frozen Food Recall Includes Walmart, Target Store Brands

New Massive Frozen Food Recall Includes Walmart, Target Store Brands

Nearly two months after CRF Frozen Foods set off a massive recall of vegetables thought to be contaminated with listeria and linked to at least two deaths and eight illnesses, a second frozen vegetable supplier — National Frozen Food Corp. — has initiated a separate recall over listeria concerns, and many of the recalled products are from the nation’s largest retailers. [More]

Massive Frozen Vegetable Recall Linked To 2 Deaths, 8 Illnesses

Massive Frozen Vegetable Recall Linked To 2 Deaths, 8 Illnesses

Federal health and safety regulators have opened an investigation into a listeria outbreak related to the recent recall of more than 350 different varieties and brands of frozen vegetables after eight people from three states — two who later died — became infected with strains of the bacteria.  [More]

15 Types Of Frozen Vegetables Sold At Costco, Meijer Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

15 Types Of Frozen Vegetables Sold At Costco, Meijer Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

For the second time this month packages of frozen vegetables sold at national retailers has been recalled for possible listeria contamination. CRF Frozen Foods issued a recall of 15 frozen vegetable products sold at Costco and Meijer stores over the weekend.  [More]

Pictsweet Recalls Frozen Vegetables That Contain Potentially Listeria-Laden Onions

Pictsweet Recalls Frozen Vegetables That Contain Potentially Listeria-Laden Onions

This morning, we predicted that a recall of potato, macaroni, and tuna salads from Reser’s might be the first of many if the source of potential contamination was their onion supplier. As anticipated, another packaged food containing onions has been recalled. Pictsweet announced today that they’re recalling two frozen vegetable mixes, pointing in turn to their onion supplier. [More]

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General Mills Selling Off Green Giant, Le Sueur Vegetable Brands In $765M Deal

General Mills has had enough frozen and canned vegetables, it seems, as the company announced it’s selling off its Green Giant and Le Sueur brands for $765 million in cash. It’s been trying to move away from packaged food as consumers’ tastes have changed, and this appears to be one more way it’s shedding its old image as it looks for a new approach to selling food.

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This Isn't A Frozen Green Bean, It's A Chunk Of Garter Snake

This Isn't A Frozen Green Bean, It's A Chunk Of Garter Snake

Remember the animal head that a Houston family found inside a bag of frozen Pictsweet green beans? The family was convinced that the animal was a snake, though experts thought that it was a frog. Maybe they were right after all, and the animal was a snake…because a different part of a snake was found inside another bag of Pictsweet green beans in Wisconsin. What part? Well, it’s not the head, and it’s not the end, but it was conveniently cut to the same length as the green beans.

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