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Joint statement of Western Hemisphere agriculture Leaders

Joint statement of Western Hemisphere agriculture Leaders

Niigata, Japan, May 12, 2019  –  Western Hemisphere agriculture leaders met today on the margins of the G-20 Agricultural Ministerial in Niigata, Japan, affirming their intent to work together to champion global food security and agricultural trade on the basis of sound science and risk analysis principles. Following the meeting, top agricultural officials from Argentina, Brazil, […]

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Food Recalls: Meat

Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,829,517 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal. ====

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Food Recalls: Pet Food & More

Norbrook Laboratories Limited Expands Recall of Veterinary Products Norbrook Laboratories Limited of Newry, Northern Ireland is expanding the recall of subcutaneous injectable drug products that began in early March 2019. Norbrook is adding to the recall four lots of Enroflox® 100 Injection (enrofloxacin), two lots of Noromectin® Injection (ivermectin) and one lot of Ivermax® 1% […]

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Duke Energy ‘flips the switch’ at ceremonial grand opening of new Citrus Combined Cycle Station

Duke Energy ‘flips the switch’ at ceremonial grand opening of new Citrus Combined Cycle Station

Duke Energy today celebrated the ceremonial grand opening of its new 1,640-megawatt Citrus Combined Cycle Station located at the 5,100-acre Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County, Fla., about 85 miles north of Tampa. More than 300 community leaders, elected officials and Duke Energy employees attended. The station started producing energy for 4.5 million Floridians in late […]

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Food Recalls: Veggies

Henry Avocado Recalls Whole Avocados Because Of Possible Health Risk Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental […]

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Food Recalls: Flour

Surtidoras Bakery Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Marble Muffin, Banana Muffin, and Blueberry Muffin Surtidoras Bakery Inc. of Auburn, Washington is recalling Marble Muffin, Banana Muffin, and Blueberry Muffin because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening […]

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Dept. of Health warns of phone call scams

The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County has recently been informed of scam calls that look to have originated from our main number: (352) 527-0068. These callers will ask for personal information such as your social security number, Medicaid number or other vital information. These fraudulent calls do not originate from this number.

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January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.0 percent in January 2019, up 0.9 percentage point over the month and 0.2 percentage point lower than the region’s rate a year ago. According to the preliminary employment summary released today by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, there were 10,088 unemployed residents […]

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Citrus County job fair

OCALA, Florida (Feb. 21, 2019) – Employment and recruiting opportunities will be in full bloom next month during a pair of Spring Career Fairs hosted by CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion. The annual career fairs will take place in Citrus County on Tuesday, March 26 at the College of Central Florida’s Learning and Conference Center in […]

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