Locally, grocery stores hope a new federal law will mean they have fewer food recalls to contend with in the future. For now, however, stores track the purchasers of recalled items through their loyalty cards.
tonight — several batches of herbs are being recalled — because of possible salmonella contamination. boncheff greenhouses of toronto say the cilantro, curly parsley and italian parsley was distributed from december 14-th to 28-th at wegmans grocery stores across the state. if you have any one of those products, you can return them to your local wegmans for a full refund. at this point there have been no reports of illnesses. the federal government is doing what it can to reduce the number of recalls — just like this one. yesterday, president obama signed into law the first major overhaul of the nation’s food safety infrastructure since 1938. according to the centers for disease control and prevention — 48 million people are sickened each year by food borne illnesses. of those — 180- thousand are hospitalized and… three-thousand die. this bill would work to stop contamination befo