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20 Thursday, March 13, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Adversary and concern for asthmatic and allergy patients Warning Sulfites in canne l tuna prompts hot line Based on an advisory from the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Asthma patients whose disease is triggered by sulfites and any- one allergic to preservatives should not eat cer- tain types of canned tuna, FDA warned this week. Tuna manufacturers discovered that sulfites were inadvertently added to about a third of the canned tuna sold in the United States. Sulfite- sensitive people can suffer life-threatening re- Briefly Noted Baker to head Reid's Southern Nevada Team Senator Harry Reid has named life-king Nevadan M. Connie Barker to his top post in Southern Nevada. "I am happy to announce that Ms. M. Barker has ac- cepted the position to run my largest office in Nevada," Reid said. "Connie has ex- ceptional managerial skills and is a native Nevadan who understands the challenges lacing our communities. 1 look forward to a partnership with Connie for a stronger Las Vegas Valley and rural Nevada." Barker is taking over as Reid's Southern Nevada Re- gional Manager. Ms. Barker said she looks forward to running Rcid's Southern Nevada office in Las Vegas and reaching out to residents. "I have long supported Senator Reid's advocacy for working Nevadans and their families, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with him in such a personal way," Barker said. "The fact that I am a native Nevadan makes this opportunity even more meaningful tbr me." Reid's Las Vegas office is located at 300 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 1610. Messianic Passover Seder Perfect Gift Ministries would like to invite you to join us, to celebrate Christ in the Passover. Good Friday, March 28th at the Commu- nity Center. Dinner will be served. Please R.S.V.P by 3-17-97 actions if they eat the preservatives, so theFDA is warning those at risk to check whether they have suspect cans in their pantries+ All brands of white or albacore canned tuna contain the sulfites, as well as several brands of light tuna. The food industry could not yet name all the suspect light tuna by brand name yesterday, al- though it said some cases of BumbleBee's coral and Royal Reef brands contained sulfites. It set at 727-7401 or 727-4778. Poetry Contest The Pahmmp Valley Gazette in conjuction with the Reading Oasis. will have their 4th an- nual poetry contest• Winning entries will be pub- lished in the Gazette. Writers of winning entries will recieve a gift certificate for $10-$25, g(nxl at the Reading Oasis. Please drop off, or mail en- tries to the Reading Oasis 1231 South Loop Road. NV 89048, (702) 727-8576. Deadline is March 31st. up a hot line for at-risk consumers to call with a can's brand name and identification number, to learn whether tuna they bought contains sulfites. Sulfites are not dangerous to most people. But about 5 percent of the nation's estimated 10 mil- lion to 16 million asthma patients are sensitive to the preservatives, as are a small number of healthy people For further information you may call the tuna hot line number at, 1-800-283-1112. IIII i Smoke Lt;00 [ Indl .an " -[ Trading Post [  Authentic Indian Jewelry  and Home Decor. [ '" ii:t Watch Batteries Replaced [ Open 7 Days a Week 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | (Near 160 & Basin) i i I II II 00977 Celebrating 00997 20 Years Serving Pabrump! 2n,[ Largest 'Jarmer., • ln,¢uram'e Aj.ent in te UnitedStatc¢ Wor(t00,.ns Insurance Agency PHONE QUOTES IMMEDIATE ISSUE SR22's MORTGAGE INSURANCE NOTARY ALL LINES BROKER AUTO- HOMEOWNERS • MOBILE HOMES • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. LIFE" HEALTH COMMERCIAL. LONG-TERM CARE. BONDS BAIL BONDS 6 Licensed Agents for Convenient Professional Service NELL WORDEN-DANIEL Agent & Owner 2210 E Commercial Rd PO Box 580 Pahrump, NV 89041 (702) 727-5241 Dedicated to being Palirump's Premier Insurance Company! I I