Roundup: Equity in business workshop / Top advertising student / Chicken recall

MovEBR business: Mayor Sharon Weston Broome will host a MoveEBR-focused Equity in Business seminar on Tuesday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Main Library. Attendees will learn about upcoming contracting opportunities and be able to network with city-parish department directors and purchasing leadership. To register, email Ashley Champagne at or call 225-389-5161.  

Top Tiger: Bailey Tinsley, a junior at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, was named one of the top 15 American Advertising Federation Students in the U.S., LSU announced. The award recognizes students who show stellar academic achievement, involvement in their local Advertising Federation chapter and potential as an advertising professional. Students who win the award are assigned internships with top advertising agencies.

Chicken pox: A South Texas company is recalling nearly 50 tons of chicken products due to misbranding and the labels not indicating the items contain an allergen—eggs. USDA officials have no reports of anyone getting sick. The happi foodi brand Bloody Mary Inspired Chicken, Southeast Grocers Brand Marsala Chicken and Southeast Grocers Brand Mediterranean Herb Chicken items were produced Aug. 7 through Oct.15, 2018 and were shipped nationwide. Southeast Grocers Brand products went to retailers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the full story.

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