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SCORE one for the FDA: Strategic recall efforts paying off

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FDA SCORE Stearn and Correll

Editor’s note: This column was originally published by the Food and Drug Administration as a Voice Blog. We have made dramatic changes in our response to complex, potentially high-risk food safety situations that may be difficult to address quickly. Almost a year ago, we heard concerns that FDA was not doing enough to ensure that companies… Continue Reading

Cauldron Soups recalls 5,163 pounds of beef broth for lack of inspection

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Cauldron Soups, LLC, doing business as Cauldron Broths in Bellingham, WA on Friday recalled  approximately 5,163 pounds of beef broth products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The beef bone broth items were produced and packaged between December 21,… Continue Reading

Instant coffee ‘aphrodisiac’ recalled by Caverflo; death reported

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An instant coffee marketed as a “natural herbal” aphrodisiac is under recall nationwide after the report of one death and a finding by the FDA that it contains prescription drugs for treatment of erectile dysfunction. Caverflo.com posted the recall of 25-gram packets of “Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee” Thursday with the Food and Drug Administration. “FDA… Continue Reading

Golden Gourmet recalls frozen turkey patties with waffles

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Georgia’s Golden Gourmet, located in Americus, GA,  Thursday recalled 5,200 pounds of frozen entree products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen waffles with turkey sausage patty items were produced and packaged on Dec. 21, 28, 29 and 30, 2016. The… Continue Reading

Appellate judges won’t release Wilkerson while awaiting appeal

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The extended visiting hours for Memorial Day weekend at Federal Correction Institution (FCI) Marianna probably won’t be much consolidation for 43-year-old Mary Wilkerson, who was denied in her second request for release on bail. She remains incarcerated at the western Florida panhandle federal prison. It’s about an hour from Wilkerson’s home in South Georgia. Circuit Judges… Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: Supreme Court weighs in without a word

High court declines to hear appeals of egg men in cases related to 2010 Salmonella outbreak

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I can hear a bit of silence in the board rooms of America. Monday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeals of Austin “Jack” DeCoster and his son, Peter DeCoster, without comment. In April 2015 U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett sentenced the DeCosters to prison, saying they knew or should have known about the… Continue Reading

Correctional Industries recalls more food because of bad water

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An unknown quantity of a wide variety of processed foods ranging from vegan PB&J sandwiches to Halal bologna tray lunches that were distributed to unnamed “external customers” is being recalled by the Washington State Department of Corrections because it was made with contaminated water. The recall, posted May 24 on the Food and Drug Administration’s… Continue Reading