- Toledo School District: Katie’s Kids Fundraiser A Success *
- Lewis County Tribune: Vader May Day Parade *
- USDA-FSIS: Updates & Recalls - Tyson Chix, PF Changs Home Meals *
- FDA: Expanded Recalls - ARB Recalls (Valsartan, Losartan, and Irbesartan) *
- Not Strictly Toledo: BOCC Weekly Legislative Meeting *
- Today: Yoga In Toledo, City Hall Special Meeting - CDBG *
- Tuesday: Laura Sweeney Speaks On Permaculture *
- Toledo High School Sports - April 2019 *
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More *
Almost lost in the glare of sunset, we spotted a brand new Moon...less than 2% illuminated...low on the horizon at NWS Seattle (Sunday) night.
Toledo School District reported:
Ton of fun at the Katie’s Kids breakfast. Thanks to everyone who turned out to help and especially those who came to eat and donate. Great morning!
Toledo Middle School boasted:
Mrs. Loya and Mrs. Ogden handed out Toledo Pride shirts today
TES PTO wrote: We had a great turnout at the (Kid’s)garden (Sunday).
Thanks to each and every volunteer who gave up their Sunday to contribute to the school garden project. It truly makes a difference.
Lewis County Tribune reported:
Spectators enjoy the Vader May Day Parade on May 4, 2019.
Cowlitz Kayak Tours cheered: Happy Cinco De Mayo at Chimis in Toledo
May 04, 2019 Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Chicken Pad Thai and Chicken Fried Rice Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Class I Recall - Health Risk: High
Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,094,186 pounds of frozen entrees due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Chicken Pad Thai and Chicken Fried Rice are frozen, heat treated, not fully cooked and not shelf stable. They were produced on various dates between Oct. 1, 2018 and April 11, 2019, with “Best By” dates of Sept. 26, 2019 through April 5, 2020. The chart contains a list of the products subject to recall.
May 04, 2019 Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Class I Recall - Health Risk: High
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, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on various dates from Oct. 1, 2018 through March 8, 2019 and have “Use By Dates” of Oct. 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020. The chart contains a list of the products subject to recall.
The problem was discovered when FSIS received two consumer complaints of extraneous material in the chicken strip products. FSIS is now aware of six complaints during this time frame involving similar pieces of metal with three alleging oral injury.
USDA-FSIS EDITOR’S NOTE: This release is being reissued as an expansion of the March 21, 2019 recall, which consisted of 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products. The scope of this recall expansion now includes more information and an additional 11,760,424 pounds of product.
Also: Walmart’s Great Value brand is included in this recall. Check your freezer.
*Note: When posting USDA’s FSIS Food Recalls, The Other Toledo omits those announcements that do not affect Washington State & the region.
For up-to-date info on all recalls, visit USDA’s FSIS (Food Safety & Inspection Service) page. Link here: http://tinyurl.com/yy4cdes9
For other food-related alerts, visit visit FDA’s Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts page. Link here: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm
FDA: News & Recalls
May 2, 2019 - FDA Updates and Press Announcements on Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker (ARB) Recalls (Valsartan, Losartan, and Irbesartan)
FDA posted laboratory test results showing NDEA levels in recalled valsartan products as well as an assessment of the cancer risk from NDEA in valsartan.
Based on FDA laboratory testing results and records from manufacturers of the recalled valsartan lots, the impurities may have been present in valsartan-containing finished drug lots for up to four years.
*Note: When posting FDA Food, Drug & Pet Food Recalls, The Other Toledo omits those announcements that do not affect Washington State & the region.
For up-to-date info on all recalls, visit FDA’s Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts page. Link here: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm
For other food-related alerts, visit USDA’s FSIS (Food Safety & Inspection Service) page.
Link here: http://tinyurl.com/yy4cdes9
Dan Wallace reminds: It's that time of year when honey bees are busy bees. If you find unwanted bees or bee swarms, please call Dan Wallace for removal. 360-749-2461.
Not Strictly Toledo: Worm Composting 5:30 PM Today
Hosted by Lewis County Solid Waste Utility and Centralia Timberland Library
Learn how worms can help you save money and help the environment! The WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composter volunteers will share their knowledge about red wigglers, the type of worm that can eat a lot of your kitchen waste and turn it into great fertilizer to add to your plants and gardens.
People who pre-register for this free class will be guaranteed materials (including worms!) to build their own worm composting bin (one per family, please). Please call 360-740-1216 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not Strictly Toledo: Lewis County Commissioners
BOCC Legislative Agenda for Monday, May 6th, 2019.
Please note the county website has changed.
To view the agenda you will need to use the blue hyperlink once on the county site.
Today: Yoga at St Marys - Dancing Moon Yoga has room for a few more yoga enthusiasts 2 - 3 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays at Tribal Housing, St Mary’s.
These are gentle sessions aimed toward seniors/elders, donations accepted but not required as The Cowlitz Tribe is sponsoring the class for the community. What a great share!
Tonight: Toledo City Council - Special Meeting
Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings: Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings. Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Tuesday: Laura Sweeney @ Onalaska High School May 7
Learn great tips and tricks that permaculturists use to get big yields from their gardens and increase the natural fertility of soils! This introduction will give you tools you can take home and use NOW. From soil building to community-building, permaculture has something for every curious mind. Don't miss this! Sponsored by Onalaska Alliance.
Wednesday: Toledo Community Library
Introducing two upcoming events at the Toledo Community Library/Timberland Kiosk!
Wednesday, May 8th: Rock Painting, 10:00-11:00 am
Wednesday, May 22nd: Family Storytime, 11:30 am-12:15 pm.
Family storytime is an early learning program featuring music, movement, and books for the whole family, followed by a simple, open-ended craft project. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Please call the Toledo Community Library at (360)864-4247 to sign up for the Storytime.
From City of Toledo: ISO Two Visionaries To Fill Posts
We are looking to fill a couple of spots on the Vision:Toledo Mayor's Task Force.
The first is a position at large currently held by Norm Baird.
The second is the Treasurer position currently held by Joh Jones.
We generally meet once a month on the 4th Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. at the Morgan Art Centre. Each Coordinator discusses what is going on in their group, where they may need additional help, new projects, etc. Bills are presented to be paid and an annual budget is discussed.
For details, contact City of Toledo, (360)864-4564
Toledo High School Sports - April/May 2019
District: May 6th @ WHS vs. Montesano 7:00pm
District May 8th TBD
May 11th District Champion TBD
May 6th @ La Center (DH) 4:00 bus @2:00
May 8th vs Adna 4:00
May 13th - 18th District games Fort Borst Park
May 24th-25th State Gateway Park Yakima
May 10th League Champ @ Kalama
May 17th District Meet @ WF West
May 23rd -25th State in Cheney EWU
!!! GO INDIANS !!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Jamie Cummings says: Make sure to include my upcoming events in your column.
I've talked about them a lot at meetings and whatnot. Thanks!
5/9 Market Preview Day at Toledo Thursday Market https://www.facebook.com/events/587630728381021/
5/18 Toledo Cheese Ball Dance Party https://www.facebook.com/events/265261084402449/
6/8 Work party in Steamboat Alley https://www.facebook.com/events/2249128412004033/
6/22 Mondo Croquet Tournament https://www.facebook.com/events/576756456162540/
Di Morgan says: These fill well in advance of summer break so sign up early!
Summer Camps @ Morgan Arts Centre
Joe Notch reminds everyone: Vessel Safety Checks
The Coast Guard Auxiliary would like to remind all boaters that we do free courtesy vessel exams, often called vessel safety checks.
You can request a vessel exam by going to the CG Auxiliary website, the Coast Guard App or by calling our local vessel examiner, Bob Mccready at (360) 425-2468.
More information at this Link: https://cgaux.org/vsc/
PS - We will also be doing vessel exams during the Kids fishing derby as well.
May 9: Toledo Thursday Market Plant & Flower Sale @ Front Street
May 11: Kids Fishing Derby Toledo, Washington @ South Lewis County Park
Contact Mike Stover @ email@example.com or 360-880-6052.
May 11-12: 13th Annual Battle of the CowlArtz @ Morgan Arts Centre
May 15: Johnston Ridge Observatory Opens @ Mt St Helens
May 18: Anniversary of Mt St Helens Eruption - Free entry @ Johnston Ridge
May 18: Toledo Cheese Ball Dance Party @ Kemp Olson Park
May 18: Cowlitz Kayak Tours Hosts Mt St Helens Anniversary Paddle @ Coldwater Lake
June 8: Work Party II @ Steamboat Alley
June 22: Mondo Croquet Tournament @ Kemp Olson Park
Toledo Builds a High School
Information regarding the building of a new high school in Toledo, WA beginning in November, 2018. Regular updates.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 TTM Vendor Application.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 Application PDF link here.
Tax-deductible GoFundMe page here.
*ISO a part-time manager and someone who will help us with social media visibility.
We have a Website going live May 1st highlighting vendors, local activities, seasonal produce options, all with ties to local food hubs.
Check out Latest Earthquakes at USGS.
Check out US Tsunami Warnings at NOAA/Weather.
Air Quality Forecast at https://airquality.weather.gov
Visualize wildfire smoke with NASAWorldview - https://go.nasa.gov/2T7olog
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