Gingerbread houses that were produced by Rolf’s Patisserie and sold at Whole Foods Markets have been recalled in 22 states.
The products are a part of a larger recall from the baker when it was found that the products may be connected to outbreaks of Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning. Whole Foods Market outlets sold the ginger bread houses in 22 states including Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Whole Foods made a statement that there has been no illnesses reported from people who bought the house from their store. The Food and Drug Administration advises anyone who bought this product to throw it away.
Teens from Scott County were injured after a car accident on Tuesday morning.
According to the Missouri State Patrol, the accident occurred as the 16-year-old driver ran off the road and into the median. His vehicle the jumped a ditch and struck an embankment.
The driver was taken to the hospital to be treated for his non-life threatening injuries and the 18-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. According to officials, both teens were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.
Car accidents can happen quickly and change the lives of many, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.
The Missouri Highway Patrol continues to investigate an accident that occurred between a car and a train that left one person dead.
The accident occurred on Friday at 5 a.m. at the railroad tracks that cross over U Highway when the train hit the vehicle as it crossed.
The train conductor was unaware that he had hit a vehicle and pushed the train across the tracks for nearly 55 miles. The driver was killed as a result of the accident. The train finally stopped at West 216th Street and Hunter Lane. Missouri Highway Patrol has not released any other details at this time.
Railroad accidents can cause serious injury to all people involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.
After the amount of deaths last year due to food safety, the concern has been raised significantly. The U.S. Senate has passed the S510 Food Safety Modernization Act on November 30 and has drawn support from party lines.
The goal of the act will prevent contaminated food from being on the market by bringing into effect multiple new regulations.
The regulations will require new food safety plans to prevent these contaminated foods from entering the market and will help to raise the confidence of consumers. The regulations will make it a necessity for grocery stores to make all of the information on the recalled foods visible.
It is very important to consumers to be able to trust that there food is safe for them.