Sandwich Recall & Forest Restoration Help

Sandwich Recall & Forest Restoration Help

Sandwich Recall & Forest Restoration Help. I'm Greg Martin with today's Northwest Report.

Well hot off their red Christmas cup fiasco, Starbucks is back in the news this time announcing the recall of a turkey panini sandwich from more than 1,000 locations due to concerns over a possible E. coli link. The same California celery producer that was used for the Costco chicken salad also is used in the Starbucks sandwiches. So far, there have not been any reports of illness due to the sandwiches. Sandwiches were recalled from certain stores in California, Oregon and Nevada.

NRCS is announcing their next application sign up period in Oregon for private landowners who are interested in funding for a restoration project. Tracy Robillard, Oregon's NRCS State Public Affairs Officer talks about a collaborative effort.

ROBILLARD: It's a partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service and we're also bringing in state partners from Oregon Department of Forestry. So together we're working to prevent risk of loss to catastrophic wildfire in these at risk areas in baker and Union County. This is the third year of the project. It's a three year project for the private lands so we've got funding available throughout the year for landowners who are in those watersheds.

That's today's Northwest Report. I'm Greg Martin on the Ag Information Network of the West.

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