Hernando Ramírez-Santos

Editorial and Social Media Coordinator, Abasto Magazine. Accomplished and innovative leader and journalist with over 30 years of experience in print, digital, radio and television.

Congress Passed The 2018 Farm Bill

Farm Bill 2018 Ley Agrícola 2018

Congress approved on Wednesday, with an overwhelming bipartisan majority, the 2018 Farm Bill and was sent to President Donald Trump, who expressed his intention to sign it. After eight months of political battles between Republicans and Democrats over the bill content, negotiators from both houses finally reached an agreement to …

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Kroger to Sell Groceries in Walgreens Stores

Kroger Walgreens

Kroger and Walgreens announced the expansion of their exploratory pilot to sell groceries in the pharmacy stores. Last October, the companies revealed a partnership to develop and test a one-stop shopping experience inside 13 Walgreens locations where customers can access products and services from both brands and order groceries on …

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Raw Beef Recall Expanded to 12 Million Pounds

raw beef recall - carne cruda

JBS Tolleson, Inc., is recalling an additional 5,156,076 pounds of raw beef products, including ground beef, that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Approximately 12,093,271 pounds of non-intact raw beef products, which were produced and packed from …

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Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce, CDC Warns

Romaine lettuce E.coli outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a food safety alert, warning consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce due to another multi-state E. coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada. The CDC alert, issued just before Thanksgiving, said that because no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified, …

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