Joplin Health Department food inspections (Sept. 12) | Local News

The Joplin Globe publishes summaries of routine and follow-up inspections performed by the Joplin Health Department. Businesses that are inspected either pass or fail based on violations found during the time of inspection. Those violations fall into two categories:

• Priority violations are more severe and deal with improper food handling, storage and preparation. The Globe lists the number and summary of each violation.

• Core violations are less severe and deal with equipment, maintenance and general cleanliness. The Globe publishes only the number.

A failed inspection can result in a variety of corrections based on the types of violations found. Full copies of each report are available from the Joplin Health Department.

Starbucks, 3324 S. Range Line Road. Fast food restaurants. Routine inspection performed on Aug. 26. Results: PASS with 0 priority and 0 core violations.

MSSU Lion’s Den, 3950 E. Newman Road. School. Routine inspection performed on Aug.

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FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Specific Ground Beef In HelloFresh Meal Kits Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2022 – The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that ground beef products in HelloFresh meal kits may be associated with Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 illness. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

The meal kits containing ground beef for this public health alert were shipped to consumers from July 2-21, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert [view label]:

  • 10-oz. plastic vacuum-packed packages containing “GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN/15% FAT” with codes “EST#46841 L1 22 155” or “EST#46841 L5 22 155” on the side of the packaging.

The ground beef packages bear “EST.46841” inside the USDA mark of inspection and on the plastic ground beef package.

FSIS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state public health partners are

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4 healthy food swaps to improve gut health | Health

Our gut plays a much more crucial role than we would imagine. From breaking down the food and converting it into nutrients, balancing hormones, removing toxins to mental health, our gut almost defines our overall health and not just digestion. Many researchers are studying the gut microbiota nowadays. There is a wide range of bacteria – almost 40 trillion – that resides in our body, mostly in gut and provide different health benefits to us by taking care of important body functions. Unhealthy gut microbiome, on the other hand, could cause inflammation and change the way our immune system works; it also makes us susceptible to various diseases like diabetes, cancer, depression, and also autoimmune diseases like arthritis. (Also read: 5 tips to keep your gut healthy this monsoon)

What we are eating now can make a huge difference in our probability of getting certain diseases later in our life.

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UK’s Mission Ventures launches new accelerator for healthy food start-ups

Mission Ventures, the UK-based accelerator operator, has launched a program at supporting nascent food firms offering better-for-you-products.

The Good Food Program (GFP) will support ten healthier-option challenger brands with the intention of helping them reach supermarket shelves at an affordable price point.

Mission Ventures is seeking applications from UK or EU companies that have created, or that have the potential to develop, products healthier than existing options.

The accelerator was established by three entrepreneurs from the UK food sector: Plum Baby co-founder Paddy Willis; John Stapleton, co-founder of New Covent Garden Soup and Little Dish; and Nigel Parrott, co-founder of Ape Snacks.

Mission Ventures has backed SME food businesses in its own right, including via a previous program obesity at tackling childhood through supporting fledgling healthier food firms. The accelerator also teamed up with UK bakery major Warburtons in July 2020

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Companies cook up fresh ways to lure employees back

“Healthy eating is top of mind for the workforce right now as they are more and more conscious of the impact of their workstyle on their overall health and wellbeing. Employees now hold their employers as responsible and companies are looking at ways to help staff fulfill their nutritional goals – whether in the office or working remotely,” says Pradere.

The rise in popularity of home delivery apps and subscription services such as Hello Fresh highlight that convenience rates highly with time-poor workers, traditionally health-conscious women and younger people.

US firm Freshly has seen a corresponding increase in demand from employers who want to send nutritious, ready-made meals to their remote workforce, while digital canteens – as championed by Brussels-based food-tech company Foodiz – are on the rise.

Employees of firms who subscribe to these services use an app to order lunches daily from a menu of fresh, healthy choices;

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Creating a legacy of sport for health

With Qatar soon to take the center stage of world sports, the World Health Organization and the Qatar Ministry of Public Health are driving forward efforts to help make this year’s celebration of the “world’s game – football” a beacon for health and safety, and a launchpad for sharing lessons with major sporting events in the future.

Set to be held in Doha from 20 November to 18 December, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is a unique platform for us to promote health across the world and to communicate that sport and health go together. They are intertwined, and together they play out in a celebration of joy, well-being, and solidarity for billions of people around the world.

Our partnership on Sport For Health has two main objectives: first, to work with key partners to help make the 2022 FIFA World Cup – the first to be held in

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Your Favorite Snacks May Be Causing You to Feel Anxious or Depressed

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New research finds that adults who eat a diet high in ultra-processed foods are likely to report feeling mild depression and anxiety more often than those who eat less of it. Ana Luz Crespi/Stocksy
  • Researchers have found that foods like snack foods and soft drinks are linked to worse mental health.
  • People who ate more of these foods reported having mild depression more often.
  • They also reported more days of anxiety and being mentally unhealthy.
  • This could be because these foods are low in nutrients and high in sugar, researchers say.
  • Experts advise that it’s a good idea to replace ultra-processed foods with whole foods.

If you are fond of sugary drinks, processed meats, or other snack foods, you may want to re-evaluate your food choices, according to scientists at Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.

Their research found that eating large amounts of

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Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Mental Health Symptoms – Consumer Health News

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Individuals reporting higher intakes of ultra-processed food (UPF) are significantly more likely to report worse mental health symptoms, according to a study published online July 28 in Public Health Nutrition.

Eric M. Hecht, MD, Ph.D., from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, and colleagues assessed whether individuals who consume higher amounts of UPF have more adverse mental health symptoms. The analysis included data from 10,359 adult participants in the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2007 to 2012).

The researchers found that individuals with the highest level of UPF consumption were significantly more likely to report at least mild depression (odds ratio, 1.81), more mentally unhealthy days per month (risk ratio, 1.22), and more anxious days per month (risk ratio, 1.19). Similarly, those with the highest UPF consumption were significantly less likely to

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Four common questions to ask about organic food


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Organic can be a loaded term. “There’s a lot of confusion about what it means,” says Kathryn MacLean, a dietitian with UC Davis Health Food and Nutrition Services in California.

in a nationally representative Consumer Reports survey of 2,224 US adults in April42 percent said they thought organic food was more nutritious, and 66 percent thought it was better at limiting their exposure to pesticides or fertilizers.

What’s true? The rules for using the “USDA Organic” seal on food include no use of most synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. Those that are allowed are tightly regulated, are permitted only when other methods have failed and must be shown to be safe for people. Organic food is also grown without genetically modified organisms or the ionizing irradiation sometimes used for pest control.


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