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Sargento recalls cheeses amidst Listeria fears
The Bahamas Ministry of Health addressed a recent recall of various Sargento cheese products that may potentially be contaminated with Listeria Monday, February 13, 2017, via a Facebook post.
An excerpt from the post reads as follows:
"Please take note of the following RECALL:
Sargento cheese has issued a recall of the following cheeses due to concerns of listeria contamination:
Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby, 6.84 oz., UPC 4610000228, with “Sell By” dates of “12APR17B” and “10MAY17B”
Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040041, with “Sell By” dates of “H14JUN17” and “H12JUL17”
Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000109 with “Sell By” date of ... Read more.
Warning of 'immense' problems for NHI
As the Christie administration faces a time crunch to implement the primary care phase of National Health Insurance before Bahamians head to the polls this year, the government is challenged by “immense” logistical problems because public facilities are not structurally sound, a high level NHI insider has told The Tribune.
According to the source, who is intimately involved with planning intricate details of the healthcare scheme, the committee appointed to decide how the $24m catastrophic... Read more.
Nurse Patricia Laing winning smiles and hugs land prize
HE first winner of the PHA Unsung Heroes Award is veteran nurse Patricia Laing, who health officials praised yesterday as a stellar practitioner for her years of committed and noteworthy excellence.
Nurse Laing was presented with the award for January by Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) Managing Director Herbert Brown, who described her as “one of our bright lights”. Robert Dupuch Carron, president of the Tribune Media Group, and his wife Elizabeth, co-founders of... Read more.
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