Was it something I ate?
When you think of MontanaFair, do you think about the bright lights, carnival rides and concerts?
Like many Montanans, there are few things I enjoy more during the summer than fixing barbecue or cooking over an open fire. It’s a familiar scenario. You pack up the family and head for the hills for the weekend.
BOISE, Idaho — A southwestern Idaho company is recalling 33,500 pounds of fully cooked meat and poultry products because of possible bacterial contamination.
The Wyoming Department of Health has interviewed 50 people as part of an investigation into the source of a foodborne virus outbreak in Casper this week.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming could legalize some raw-milk sales if proposed changes to the state’s food safety rules are approved by Gov. Matt Mead.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Andy Whitehurst of Riverton said he has had food poisoning three times in his life. Each incident occurred when he ate in restaurants certified to serve food, he said Wednesday.
MontanaFair is a junk food lovers’ paradise, offering culinary delights ranging from cotton candy, corn dogs and caramel apples to Beer Baron sausage, barbecue brisket and buffalo chips.
CASPER, Wyo. — Proposed rule changes that would ease restrictions on raw milk consumption in Wyoming don’t go far enough, critics say.
WASHINGTON — Traditionally, the government has mandated labeling standards to warn consumers of potential hazards, such as smoking’s link to cancer and lung disease, and a high-fat diet’s link to numerous medical problems.
With foodborne illnesses sickening 1 in 6 Americans every year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will crack down on contaminated meat, although one Montana butcher is skeptical.
Since April 1995, communities throughout the United States have celebrated National Public Health Week to protect and improve our nation’s health.
RiverStone Health was criticized last month when it raised concerns about a man who wanted to make Christmas dinner in his family’s kitchen and deliver the meals to shut-ins.
Stark checks the temperature of turkey gravy.
Jane Stark checks the temperature of roasting turkey as she prepares some of the 800 meals to be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients and local meal sites.
What would the holidays be without food?
A new national campaign developed by the Ad Council and other federal agencies has some great advice for Montana families headed outdoors this summer.
Food safety can be a critical public-health risk in emergencies like the recent floodwaters that have crept into people's homes, basements and food supplies.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Kathleen Merrigan, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, held a casual roundtable discussion Saturday afternoon with local food producers, sustainability groups and others invested in local producing.