Saputo Inc. Recalls Certain Gouda Cheese Products Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it supplied to Saputo’s Green Bay, Wisconsin facility may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.… Read full story

Toastmasters Club Hosts Club Officer Training Event at COTC


The Mount Vernon Toastmasters Club hosted an Officer Training event on February 7th at COTC in Ariel Hall. There were 22 officers in attendance representing 5 Toastmaster Clubs from Knox and Morrow Counties which include: the Mount Vernon Club, Ariel Toastmasters 1, Ariel Toastmasters 2, and Energy Toastmasters of Mount Vernon and the Mount Gilead Club.… Read full story

International Study Suggests Nodding Syndrome Caused by Response to Parasitic Protein

NIH-funded study also identifies potential new mechanism for some forms of epilepsy.

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilepsy found in specific areas of east Africa, and a parasitic worm that can cause river blindness.… Read full story

Guggisberg Cheese, Inc. Recalls Various Colby Type Cheeses due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on its customers’ wellness and safety, Guggisberg Cheese Inc. is recalling various types of Colby type cheeses and sizes due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.… Read full story