1st Annual Raising Wisconsin’s Children Conference

The Raising Wisconsin’s Children Conference will be held on Thursday, January 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 15 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It is FREE and 100% virtual. We will have two keynote speakers – one each day. Colleagues will also present 15 sessions over the two days. Dads, […]

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Homemade Gifts for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and that means get-togethers with family and friends. Spread joy this year with a homemade gift that is easy to make and easy on your budget. From breads to cookies to soups, you are sure to find a mix for that special someone on your list. Consider these fun […]

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Aging Mastery Program

The gift of time, what will you do with it? The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP), developed by the National Council on Aging is a nationwide program whose core philosophy believes modest lifestyle changes can produce big results, leading to improved health, stronger economic security, and overall well-being. UW-Madison Division of Extension, in partnership with Monroe County ADRC are excited […]

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Count Down to a Food-Safe Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is just over two weeks away, and it’s time to get ready. The USDA has provided answers to common questions to help your holiday run smoothly. Q: How long does it take to thaw a turkey? A: The time it takes to thaw a turkey depends on which of these three thawing methods you […]

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Recalls

ONIONS: Fresh, whole onions recalled nationwide due to Salmonella contamination. Over 800 cases of salmonellosis nationwide are tied to a nationwide recalls of fresh, whole onions imported from Mexico. Cases have been reported in 38 states, including Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Onions were imported by ProSource Produce LLC and Keeler Family Farms and […]

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Rare Infection Linked to Room Spray

Water and soil are the usual transmission sources when rare Burkholderia pseudomallei infections occur. But Food Safety News reports that the source of four recent associated Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections, also known as melioidosis, was Gardens-branded Essential Oil infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones  “Lavender & Chamomile” scent manufactured in India and sold at Walmart. The killer room spray has caused one […]

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Italian-style Salame Recalled

Italian-style salame recalled due to Salmonella contamination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a notice to consumers not to consume Citterio Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks sold at Trader Joe’s and other grocery stores due to contamination with Salmonella. At least 20 cases of salmonellosis in 8 states are linked to this recall.  This outbreak comes on the heals of a nationwide […]

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Fresh, Whole Onions Recalled

Fresh, whole onions recalled nationwide due to Salmonella contamination. Over 800 cases of salmonellosis nationwide are tied to a nationwide recalls of fresh, whole onions imported from Mexico. Cases have been reported in 38 states, including Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Onions were imported by ProSource Produce LLC and Keeler Family Farms and involve red, […]

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Exploring COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids

Nov. 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. – A free virtual event Join the Morgridge Institute for Research for a virtual conversation with experts on the front lines of pediatric vaccine development and public health. Hear the latest on vaccine clinical trials for children 5-11, where we stand on vaccines for kids under 5, and the […]

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November is Native American Heritage Month

The Native American Task Force invites you to join and celebrate Native American Heritage month through a month-long schedule of speakers! Every Monday at 10 a.m. in the month of November, the Native American Task Force will be hosting a speaker session that addresses the following topics: November 1: “Land Grab U” Participants will watch […]

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