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Toddler foods, chicken bites recalled because of bone fragments

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Overhill Farms Inc. has recalled more than 57 tons of frozen, organic chicken bites, including Yummy Spoonfuls branded toddler foods, because of consumer complaints of bone fragments in the products. No injuries or illnesses had been reported in relation to the chicken products as of the posting of the recall notice Saturday on the USDA’s… Continue Reading

More than 30 tons of Sam’s Choice ravioli recalled nationwide

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Sam’s Choice brand beef ravioli distributed to Walmart stores nationwide is under recall because it may contain milk, which is a known allergen and is not declared on the product’s label as required by federal law. Cincinnati-based Wornick Co. posted the recall of more than 61,500 pounds of the ravioli with the U.S. Department of… Continue Reading

Organic dates, snacks recalled for Listeria risk from HVF plant

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United Natural Trading LLC in Edison, NJ, has joined the list of companies recalling food because it contains ingredients from Hudson Valley Farms Inc., which found Listeria monocytogenes in its facility. Hudson Valley provided dates to United Natural Trading. Hudson Valley Farms notified United Natural Trading of the potential contamination, which impacts several brands distributed by… Continue Reading

Hummus recalled from Walmart, Target, HEB for Listeria risk

FDA reports supplier Hudson Valley Farms has ceased operations until the issue is resolved

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Three brands of hummus with pine nut topping — including Walmart’s Marketside brand — are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes because the pine nuts were supplied by Hudson Valley Farms Inc., which found the pathogen in its production facility. House of Thaller, a Knoxville, TN, company initiated the hummus recall… Continue Reading

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream gets positive close out letter from FDA

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After a 2015 food-safety issue, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream is back in store, with more scoop shops, flavors, and respect than before. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a close-out letter, announcing that Jeni’s corrected the problems they were previously cited for, in the initial warning letter.   The company’s revenue has resumed since a health scare at a Whole Foods store… Continue Reading

Organic nut recall: Ava’s cashews, almonds may carry Listeria

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Hampton Farms has expanded its recall of Ava’s brand cashews and almonds, distributed for retail sale in New Jersey, because its nut supplier Hudson Valley Foods Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes in its processing plant in Highland, NY. Hampton Farms used the nuts from Hudson Valley Farms in Ava’s branded organic roasted unsalted cashews and organic roasted unsalted almonds,… Continue Reading

Chic-A-Peas snacks recalled in U.S., internationally for Listeria

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Three different flavors of Chic-a-Peas Baked Crunch Chickpeas are being recalled. The 2-ounce packages could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall notice did not indicate how Chick-a-Pease became aware of the possible contamination. The recalled snacks were distributed both online and in retail stores, to national and international customers. Chic-a-Peas already contacted distributors to remove the recalled lots… Continue Reading

Processing deviation cited as reason for 162.5 ton recall

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Supreme Cuisine in Montgomery City, MO has recalled  approximately 325,000 pounds of meat and poultry fat and lard products due to a processing deviation, which may result in the potential growth and survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The duck, beef… Continue Reading

Nut butter recall expanded to include cashew/almond lots

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NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, IL  is expanding the voluntary recall of Ellyndale® Nutty Infusions™ Roasted Cashew Butter – Product Code E0540, Lot# 2125155, and Ginger Wasabi Cashew Butter — Product Code E0541, Lot# 2124118, to include Roasted Almond Butter – Product Code E0545, Lot# 2124119, and Mango Chili Cashew Butter – Product… Continue Reading

Flour recall for E. coli O121 contamination expanded over weekend

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An expansion of the June 2nd recall of various brands of all purpose flour was announced over the weekend by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) after a food safety investigation. Addition  brands of all-purpose flour are being removed from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products… Continue Reading