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Town Hall Meeting with Senators

8/18/2015

We want to hear about your ideas and what issues are important to you!

Come share your perspective at a Town Hall meeting with State Senators Ken Haar, Matt Hansen, Adam Morfeld, Patty Pansing-Brooks, and Kate Bolz, hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Appleseed, and The Center for People in Need We'll be discussing issues that impact the daily lives of Nebraska’s low income families and New Americans, including health care, fair tax policy and building wealth and inclusivity in our communities.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Center for People in Need
3901 N. 27th St. #1
Lincoln, NE 68521

To RSVP, contact Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch at laurenk@cfra.org or 402-687-2100 ext 1032.

Come talk with your Senators about the things you care about most, and help influence policy that benefits all Nebraskans.



 

RECALL NOTICE

7/21/2015

Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. of Perham, MN is recalling one specific lot of Vic’s Original White Popcorn 1-1/8oz size bags (UPC 0-46555-00062-1) because it may contain an undeclared milk allergen.
The recall is limited to one specific manufacture date of Vic’s Original White Popcorn (1-1/8oz bags) bearing the Best By date of 09DEC2015 and Manufacture Code of 5195M75. The code is printed on the upper right front of the bags. No other lots, bag sizes or products are affected.
Distribution of the affected product is limited to product distributed through food service and retail in the following states: IA, MN, MO, NE, SD, and WI.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. at 1-800-346-4910. Monday - Thursday 7am - 5pm CST and Friday 7am-11am CST.



 

Hy-Vee Mislabeled Macaroni Salad

7/16/2015

If you recently bought a macaroni salad from Hy-Vee and have a food allergy, listen up.
D&D foods is recalling its American Macaroni Salad because it was incorrectly labeled and may contain milk and wheat.
The recall affects the three-pound tubs with a "best if used by" date of 7-31-15. The salad was shipped to Hy-Vee stores in eight states, including South Dakota.
If you bought one of these salads, you can return it to the store for a full refund.



 

Recall: 10oz. Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix

7/2/2015

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., based natural grocery chain, is recalling one lot of Natural Grocers brand Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix as the product contains macadamia nuts that have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags with the following Natural Grocers label:
000080444558 Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix 10oz 15-148
The product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ 97 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling Customer Service at (303)-986-4600, ext. 531, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST).



 

Call Congress Today!

6/23/2015

On September 30, the child nutrition bill will expire, and we need your help to convince Congress to get to work and make passing a strong child nutrition bill that invests in our nation's children a priority.
We need your voice to join the thousands of advocates calling Congress today as part of our Child Nutrition Reauthorization national call-in day.
Help us spur Congress to action and strengthen child nutrition programs by calling today and spreading the word to your local supporters and through social media.
Call Congress Today!
Calling Congress is easy. Here's how:
1. Just dial our toll free number, (888) 398-8702 and listen to the pre-recorded message.
2. Connect to your House member first and enter your zip code.
3. Once you are connected to your first Member of Congress, state that you are a constituent and give your name and the town you are calling from.
4. Let them know you are calling about Child Nutrition Reauthorization and deliver this important message:
I am your constituent and an [EMPLOYEE/SUPPORTER] of [INSERT FOOD BANK], and I'm calling about Child Nutrition Reauthorization. Too many kids in our community are not getting the food they need, particularly during the summer months when school is out. As my Member of Congress, you can do something about it. I urge you to pass a strong child nutrition bill that provides more options to get food to kids that need our help by providing flexibility in operating the Summer Food Service Program and streamlining program requirements for providers that operate both after school and summer meal programs.
Be sure to dial back in and speak with both of your senators as well.
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ACTION ALERT!

6/23/2015

On September 30, the child nutrition bill will expire, and we need your help to convince Congress to get to work and make passing a strong child nutrition bill that invests in our nation's children a priority.
We need your voice to join the thousands of advocates calling Congress today as part of our Child Nutrition Reauthorization national call-in day.
Help us spur Congress to action and strengthen child nutrition programs by calling today and spreading the word to your local supporters and through social media.
Call Congress Today!
Calling Congress is easy. Here's how:
1. Just dial our toll free number, (888) 398-8702 and listen to the pre-recorded message.
2. Connect to your House member first and enter your zip code.
3. Once you are connected to your first Member of Congress, state that you are a constituent and give your name and the town you are calling from.
4. Let them know you are calling about Child Nutrition Reauthorization and deliver this important message:
I am your constituent and an [EMPLOYEE/SUPPORTER] of [INSERT FOOD BANK], and I'm calling about Child Nutrition Reauthorization. Too many kids in our community are not getting the food they need, particularly during the summer months when school is out. As my Member of Congress, you can do something about it. I urge you to pass a strong child nutrition bill that provides more options to get food to kids that need our help by providing flexibility in operating the Summer Food Service Program and streamlining program requirements for providers that operate both after school and summer meal programs.
Be sure to dial back in and speak with both of your senators as well.

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