Agency News
Recall: Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream

11/26/2014 11:29:00 AM

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling select containers of Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream sold in 13 states because it may contain peanuts not listed on the label.
Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream sold in 48-ounce containers with a "sell by" date of April 16, 2015 under the following UPC Code: 11110-00456.
Bakers stores in Nebraska are included in this recall.
Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement. No customer illnesses have been reported to date.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm424883.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.



Bread and Personal Care Products

11/4/2014 1:55:00 PM

On December 1st, 2014, the Food Bank of Lincoln will no longer be offering bread and personal care products to its shoppers. We apologize for this alteration to the shopping process.
Thank you for your understanding on this issue.



Online Ordering

10/30/2014 3:51:00 PM

When placing an order please pay special attention to the Available Quantity, as well as, the Description of the product(s). Some products will have a limit on what you can order.
There are 55 agencies using the same shopping list and we want as many agencies as possible to have the opportunity to purchase the product(s). With that said, remember to share with your fellow agencies.
Thank you



Our Mailing Address has Changed

10/2/2014 10:22:00 AM

Our new mailing address is:
P.O. Box 29228
Lincoln, NE 68529

Any mail sent recently to the Food Bank of Lincoln at 4840 Doris Bair Circle, Suite A will be forwarded to the our new P.O. Box.
Please revise your records.
Thank you



Shoppers: Holiday Food

9/24/2014 9:59:00 AM

The Food Bank of Lincoln is in the process of putting together a Best Buy order before the Holidays. The order will be procured around the 1st of October.
If your agency is interested in a specific product for your Holiday meals please contact Mary or Patti, at 402-466-8170, with your request as soon as possible.
Thank you



Recall Notice: M&Ms Brand Milk Chocolate Theater

9/23/2014 9:57:00 AM

Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz.
This theater box item with specific lot codes may contain product containing peanut butter without listing on the ingredient label on the outside cardboard box. The inside package is correctly labelled with ingredients and allergy information.
These specific lot codes were shipped and distributed to customers’ warehouses between May 8 and July 1, 2014, located in several states, including Nebraska.
For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm415489.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at wmelichar@feedingamerica.org or 312.629.7263.



Walmart Fight Hunger-Spark Change!

9/15/2014 9:50:00 AM

Voting is live!!!
This could be quite the deal for the Food Bank of Lincoln. The top 50 (out of 128) Food Banks will receive $60,000!
- You can vote every 24 hours between now and October 5th.
- To vote go to: www.walmart.com/fighthunger
- Type in Nebraska on the bottom and choose Food Bank of Lincoln
- You’ll then need to login to Facebook (Facebook does not gain any access to your personal info, simply the way to authenticate each vote)
- Then Share what you just did with your Family and Friends!
By voting you could make us a winner, which means alittle more food in the bank!
Thank you!



Hunger in America Findings

8/29/2014 8:14:00 AM

Hunger in America (HIA) documents the critical role that food banks and their partner agencies play in supporting struggling families in the United States. HIA 2014 details how the various agencies operate, and the challenges they face. It also documents the number and characteristics of clients that seek assistance from the charitable food assistance network. Its results are based on nationally representative surveys of food banks partner agencies and their clients in 2013.
Please go to the Food Bank of Lincoln website and read the findings for Nebraska: http://www.lincolnfoodbank.org/pdf/HIA_State.pdf
A big Thank You to all participating agencies!



Recall: McCormick Ground Oregano

8/15/2014 1:30:00 PM

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products.

McCormick® Ground Oregano 0.75 oz bottle UPC NUMBER: 52100003566 (as seen on label: 0-523561-6) MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 900356 AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY AUG 21 16 H, BEST BY AUG 22 16 H SHIPPING DATES: April 4, 2014 to August 5, 2014

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves. For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm410107.htm?
source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at wmelichar@feedingamerica.org or 312.629.7263.



Recall Notice...

7/31/2014 3:20:00 PM

Natural Grocers is issuing a voluntary recall of Chunks of Energy Carob Greens and Chunks of Energy Date / Flax/Tumeric because they contain organic carob powder from Ciranda, Inc., Hudson, WI 54016, which may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Products impacted by the recall include Natural Grocers bulk food brand labeled as follows:
CHUNKS OF ENERGY CAROB GREENS Packed On dates: 155-14, 167-14, 175-14
CHUNKS OF ENERGY DATE / FLAX /TUMERIC Packed On dates: 125-14, 133-14, 147-14, 155-14, 170-14, 181-14.

These products were repackaged by Natural Grocers and sold in small bags in the refrigerated bulk foods section of the stores. A black and white printed label is affixed to each bag. The product was distributed only to Natural Grocers’s 84 stores located in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers stores at: http://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locations.






 
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Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 29228  •  Lincoln, NE 68529
402-466-8170  •  info@lincolnfoodbank.org
Located at:   4840 Doris Bair Cr. Ste. A
Fact: In 2012, the Food Bank of Lincoln was able to distribute 7,493,148 meals at a cost of $.33 per pound. A $10 contribution can be used to provide approximately 25 meals for those in need.