October 2016

Food and Nutrition Newsletter – October 2016

Food Recalls October 2016

Nutribar RecallThe short of the story is:
  • Sold via Walmart.com and Amazon.com
  • One lot was distributed to Hanford and Shop Rite stores in a dozen states, including Massachusetts 
  • Affected UPC code: 6 32674 85579 4, Enjoy by Aug 22 2017 and Lot Code NF082216A
  • Symptoms can take up to 70 days to develop after exposure      Complete Story


  • Research is showing Prunes (dried plums) help support healthy bones
  • Eating 4-5 prunes daily may be enough to promote bone mineral density
  • October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day
  • FYI – Prunes underwent an official name change in 2000 and are now, under Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules called dried plums
  • Dried plums are a nutrient powerhouse – Everything you wanted to know about dried plums and more


Final Four – ServSafe Classes E-Certificates

  • October 19th – Falmouth
  • October 26th – North Adams
  • October 27th – Lee
  • November 9th – Harwich
  • Private Options remain available throughout the year
  • Employee Training – Now is the time to train your employees.  Investing in your employees is an investment in your successful business.
    Are your employees making these mistakes?


Halloween doesn’t need to be filled with chocolate and candy to be fun.   Check out some of these healthy options.