WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2017 – CC Kitchens LLC, a Cincinnati, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 269 pounds of meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and outside inspection hours, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.The ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry items were produced on Nov. 1, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]10-oz. clamshell packages containing “Chicken Caesar Salad” with a “Sell By: 11/6/2017” date and case code 71003.1-oz. clamshell packages containing “Italian Style Pinwheels Contains: Salami, Pepperoni, Ham” with a “Sell By: 11/6/2017” date and case code 73015.5-oz. tray containing “Meat & Cheese Tray Contains: Turkey, Ham” with a “Sell By: 11/6/2017” date and case code 72001.5-oz. clamshell packages containing “Turkey & Bacon Cobb Wrap” with a “Sell By: 11/6/2017” date and case code 73021.The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 45676” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Ohio.The problem was discovered on Nov. 2, 2017 by FSIS inspection program personnel while performing inspection duties.There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.Consumers with questions about the recall can contact CC Kitchen’s Consumer Hotline, at (513) 956-0070. Media with questions about the recall can contact Melissa Wideman, Vice President of Community Relations, at (513) 651-0206.Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
DES MOINES — More than a dozen people are seeking the open spot on the state’s highest court.Nineteen people have applied to the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the open spot on the Iowa Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Daryl Hecht on December 13th. They include nine judges currently serving on lower courts, two assistant U.S. attorneys, one county attorney, an assistant in the Iowa Attorney General’s office, and six attorneys in private practice.The nominating commission will meet and interview any of the applicants who were not interviewed for the vacancy on the court last fall before moving ahead with a decision. The interviews are open to the public and will be streamed live by the court.The commission will cut the field down to three people, and then give those names to the governor to select one to fill the spot.Here are the applicants:Joel Barrows, District Court Judge, Seventh Judicial District, BettendorfRomonda Belcher, District Associate Judge, Fifth Judicial District, Des MoinesMary Chicchelly, District Court Judge, Sixth Judicial District, Cedar RapidsJean Dickson, Attorney, Betty, Neuman & McMahon, PLC, BettendorfDavid Faith II, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Iowa, IndianolaTimothy Gartin, Attorney, Hastings, Gartin & Boettger, AmesMyron Gookin, District Court Judge, Eighth Judicial District, FairfieldCeCelia Ibson, Attorney, Ibson Law Firm, Des MoinesChristine Lebron-Dykeman, Attorney, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC, Des MoinesKellyann Lekar, District Court Judge, First Judicial District, WaterlooChristopher McDonald, Court of Appeals Judge, Iowa Court of Appeals, Des MoinesCraig Nierman, Attorney, Phelan, Tucker, Mullen, Walker, Tucker & Gelman, LLP, Iowa CityAlan Ostergren, Muscatine County Attorney, MuscatineDavid Porter, District Court Judge, Fifth Judicial District, JohnstonDustria Relph, District Court Judge, Fifth Judicial District, CorydonElisabeth Reynoldson, Attorney, Reynoldson & Van Werden, L.L.P., OsceolaPatrick Tott, District Court Judge, Third Judicial District, Sioux CityMolly Weber, Assistant Attorney General, Iowa Attorney General’s Office, AdelLisa Williams, Assistant United States Attorney, US Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Iowa, Iowa City