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Are You Stuck In The EMS Pipeline?

EMS Office Hours Podcast - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:18

Life kinda puts you into pipelines. You enter one way and expect to eventually come out the other end another way. Like school for instance. You start high school or college a freshman and expect and work towards the goal of senior and graduation.

EMS is no different in that we also end up in a pipeline. However for many of us, we get stuck in it along with a lot of others making seeing and working towards that end, that goal much harder.

This weeks episode talks about this and gives some insight on getting out of the pipeline. More importantly how to be ready when that opening shows up.

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Mann Packing Recall Affects Select Whole Foods Market Locations; Grocer Recalls Salads from 10 Northern California Stores

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:25
In response to Mann Packing's recall, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some salads from ten stores in Northern California out of an abundance of caution. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.

BrightFarms Announces Voluntary Regional Recall of Produce Due to Potential Presence of E. coli

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:19
BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Roundy's Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm.

Lead Free Kids: National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2017

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:27
Jessica and Ben had their first child one month ago, and just bought a 1959 Midcentury-modern ranch style house. They want to do some renovation before moving in, but they know that homes built before 1978 often contain lead paint. They also know that even though exposures to lead in tap water have been greatly reduced during the last two decades, lead still can be found in some metal water taps, interior water pipes, pipes connected with lead solder, and pipes connecting a house to the main water pipe in the street. Although the sellers made no disclosures about lead

Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co. Recalls Chicken Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:40
Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co., a Freedom, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 701 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable chicken products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Watch - Cholera in Chad

CDC Travel Notices - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 03:00
The Ministry of Health of Chad has reported a cholera outbreak in Koukou and Goz Beida Districts in Sila Region and Am Timan District in Salamat Region in the southeast of the country.
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Watch - Malaria in South Africa

CDC Travel Notices - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 03:00
Health officials in South Africa have reported limited cases of locally transmitted malaria in Gauteng Province, where Johannesburg and Pretoria are located. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area may have been infected with malaria and are spreading it to people.
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Mann Packing Recalls Minimally Processed Vegetable Products Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:13
Mann Packing of Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling minimally processed vegetable products listed below because they may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing is issuing this recall in response to a single positive result found during random sampling by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

First Source Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almond in Honey Roast Nut Crunch

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:54
First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Honey Roast Nut Crunch because it contains undeclared almond. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to tree nuts (almonds) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Watch - Malaria in Italy

CDC Travel Notices - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 03:00
Italy has reported limited local transmission of malaria in the town of Ginosa in the Apulia region. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area may have been infected with malaria and are spreading it to people.
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Myanmar Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Thanlwin Fried Bean Snack

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:34
Myanmar Wholesale of Maplewood, Minnesota is recalling all packages of Thanlwin brand Fried Bean Snack, because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Thanlwin Fried Bean Snack was distributed nationwide thru ethnic retail grocery stores.

Les Chateaux De France, Inc. Recalls Bacon-Wrapped Scallops due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:40
Les Chateaux De France, Inc., an Inwood, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,225 pounds of bacon-wrapped scallops due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Weis Markets Issues Recall For Undeclared Egg Allergen In Store Made BLT Sandwiches - Sandwiches contain egg-based mayonnaise

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:17
Weis Markets today said it has issued a recall for its store made bacon, lettuce and tomato (BLT) sandwiches since the product’s ingredient label does not list an egg allergen contained in the sandwich’s mayonnaise.

Stonyfield Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Specific Code Date of Strawberry O'Soy Soy Yogurt

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:18
Organic yogurt maker, Stonyfield, is voluntarily recalling a specific code date of its O’Soy Strawberry soy yogurt because it may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Great Lakes Cheese Announces Recall Of American Accent Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese Product

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:08
Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc. today announced the recall of 60 packages of American Accent Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese with a best by date of JUN 8 2018 because of undeclared milk allergens on its label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc., Recalls Chili and Soup Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:40
Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc., a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 16,320 pounds of chili and soup products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically hard plastic.

GB Green Gastronome, LLC Recalls Chicken And Pork Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:10
GB Green Gastronome, LLC, a Jamaica, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,000 pounds of chicken and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Kenny’s Great Pies Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Wheat In "Kenny’s Buckeye Pie"

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:07
Kenny’s Great Pies, Inc. of Smyrna, GA, is voluntarily recalling its 22 ounce packages of "Kenny’s Buckeye Pie" because they may contain undeclared wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Spicely Organics Recalls Organic Tarragon Because Of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:10
Organic Spices, Inc. dba Spicely Organics of Fremont, CA is recalling 0.4 oz. Organic Tarragon Lot No. OTW100134 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

CDC’s Tracking Network in Action

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:07
Take a look at the new Faces of Tracking series to see how tracking programs across the country are making a difference in the lives of individuals. CDC’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) connects people with vital public health information. It has data and information that can be used for a wide variety of environmental and public health efforts. But the Tracking Network is more than just data. Beyond Data: Faces of Tracking The Tracking Network is also a network of people and resources that transform data into public health action. Tracking programs provide essential environmental health infrastructure

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