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McCain recalls Roundy’s, Harris Teeter potatoes for golf balls

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McCain Foods USA Inc. is recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials. The company posted the recall notice with the Food and Drug Administration, stating “despite our stringent supply standards (the golf balls) may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product. Consumption of these… Continue Reading

Campbell’s recalls chicken soup for undeclared milk allergen

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Consumer complaints spurred Campbell Soup Co. to recall 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The chicken with whole grain pasta soup items… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Lay’s, Miss Vickies chips recalled for Salmonella risk

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UPDATED CONTENT 9:15 p.m. — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency also posted a recall for three sizes of packages of one flavor of the Frito-Lay chips. Details and photos below. Frito-Lay is recalling several varieties of Lay’s and Miss Vickie’s chips nationwide because the seasoning on them has been recalled because of Salmonella. “This action is the direct… Continue Reading

Should the boost in funding for organic farming survive in the new administration?

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And By Jay Lehr President Obama tripled the budget and staffing at the offices of the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP), only to see American organic acreage flatline during his tenure. The $9.1 million might seem like a rounding error for Washington D.C. But what 43 organic staffers actually did during Obama’s tenure will surprise… Continue Reading

55 tons of frozen meals recalled for brownie Salmonella risk

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is alerting consumers nationwide that the brownie mix dessert included in breaded chicken nugget meals produced by Conagra Brands Inc., in Marshall, MO, may be contaminated with Salmonella. FSIS is issuing this alert, which affects 110,817 pounds of frozen meals, out of an abundance… Continue Reading

EU vaccination of cattle for lumpy skin disease has worked

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)  has found that the mass vaccination of cattle implemented in south-eastern Europe successfully contained the outbreaks of lumpy skin disease in the region in 2015-16. This is the main conclusion of an epidemiological analysis carried out by EFSA in cooperation with countries affected by the disease and those at… Continue Reading

Atkins chicken, cheese, bean burritos recalled for eggs, sausage

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Holland, MI-based Request Foods Inc. has recalled about 30,500 pounds of burrito products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products are mislabeled as a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an egg and sausage burrito product. The product contains egg and soy,… Continue Reading