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H-E-B recalls ice cream, sorbets for risk of metal bits  

H-E-B is recalling two variety packs of Creamy Creations ice cream and sherbert in 3-ounce cups after broken metal was found in processing equipment during routine maintenance, according to recall notice posted on the FDA website Wednesday night. According to the recall notice, the recalled products were distributed only to H-E-B stores in Texas. The product was not distributed to the Houston area or Mexico.”… Continue Reading

Salmonella triggers nationwide recall of swiss roll desserts

Flowers Foods Inc. is recalling swiss rolls sold under several brands, including Walmart’s Great Value, because of a risk of Salmonella contamination. The company did not specify what flavor or style of swiss rolls are included in the recall. According to a news release from Flowers Foods of of Thomasville, GA, the company distributed the swiss rolls nationwide… Continue Reading

U.S. officials watching international outbreak; no illnesses here

CDC and FDA consulting with European officials on deadly Listeria outbreak traced to vegetables

Federal officials in the United States are investigating the supply chain of frozen vegetables linked to a deadly, international Listeria outbreak. Nine people in Europe and one in Australia who were infected with the outbreak strain have died. Food safety officials in Europe reported earlier this week that the implicated frozen vegetables had been distributed… Continue Reading

CDC-FSIS disclose Salmonella outbreak traced to raw turkey

Outbreak strain also found in live turkeys; investigators say it's likely widespread in industry

An outbreak of Salmonella Reading caused by raw turkey products has sickened 90 people in 26 states and hospitalization was already required in 44.4 percent of those cases, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta announced Thursday. With the CDC announcement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service… Continue Reading

Florida company recalls 3 tons of ground beef for E. coli risk

Operators of institutional kitchens in Florida are being urged to check their refrigerators and freezers for fresh and frozen raw ground beef products because the producer found E. coli in the meat. Win Opportunity Knocks, doing business as Ottomanelli Wholesale Meats Inc. in St. Petersburg, FL, reported the ground beef products could be contaminated with… Continue Reading