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City Market has signed on support for a bill put forth by Senator Ginny Lyons to ban the distribution and manufacture of any reusable food products (water bottles, baby bottles, Tupperware, etc) that contain BPA. The bill follows suit with other states and cities and forces Industry to deal with the problem where the FDA has failed to protect consumers. We support the long-term goal of removing BPA from our food system.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that by the end of 2010, the FDA will issue a proposed rule to establish safety standards for the production and packing of fresh produce. The usual process is for FDA to issue a proposed rule and then take comments.
Look at the USDA Food Environment Atlas from data collected from the 2000 Census. Some astounding facts include that in 2000, 8% of children lived in poverty, only 54% of residents had access to healthy foods, and 19% of adult Chittenden County residents were obese.
A voluntary recall for Children’s Tylenol Plus- Multi-Symptom Cold (Grape Flavor). The affected Lot# is ALM419 with an expiration date of 09/11.
The Reason for the recall is that a small number of these products bottles have areas of thinner plastic than required by the companies standards and may cause the product to lose stability when removed from the carton.
Here is a link with all Product and Lot#’s associated with this recall.
As General Manager, one of my primary responsibilities is to work with the Co-op's Board on any new initiatives they're considering. Many of their current initiatives revolve around the theme of Member engagement. Currently, that's manifested in a project relating to Board perpetuation.