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‘Temperature Abuse’ and Clostridium Fear Brings Salami Recall

From state inspected plant

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About 2,863 pounds of smoked salami is being recalled by Great Lakes Smoked Meats in Lorain, OH, because the product may have experienced “temperature abuse” and may contain Clostridium perfringens. No illnesses have yet been associated with the smoked salami, which was produced on Dec. 12, 2014, through Dec. 14, 2014. The following product is… Continue Reading

Aloha Inc. Protein Powder Recalled for Possible Staphylococcus Contamination

17 illnesses reported

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New York-based Project Healthy Living Inc., doing business as Aloha Inc., has recalled all packages of it Premium Protein powder in chocolate and vanilla blends because it has received complaints from as many as 17 customers who have reported transient gastrointestinal symptoms consistent with staphylococcal food poisoning. The company said the recalled product has the… Continue Reading

CO Ag Department Tests Find Salmonella in Recalled Dog Treats

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Routine testing of samples by the Colorado Department of Agriculture returned positive results for Salmonella in Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats for Dogs made by Grill-Phoria LLC of Loveland, CO. The Northern Colorado company subsequently recalled about 200 bags of the jerky treats, each weighing 3.5 pounds, because of the possibility suggested by… Continue Reading

Danish Pork Stock Recalled After Skirting Inspection at MN Port

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Hawkins Inc. of Roseville, MN, is recalling approximately 529 pounds of pork products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists. The following items, produced… Continue Reading

Pecans Recalled in Georgia for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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The Stone Mountain Pecan Company in Monroe, GA, is recalling 540 packages of its “Pecanettes” sold in 8-ounce packages because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were distributed only in Georgia and directly to consumers at the retail level from the Stone Mountain Pecan Company. Based upon random sampling… Continue Reading

Lesson From WA Ice Cream Recall: Don’t Let it Happen to You

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No doubt about it, food recalls can be hell. “I’ve never been through anything like this before,” Barry Bettinger, co-owner of Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream in Snohomish, WA, told Food Safety News, as he described the mental and emotional anguish that comes with a recall. Not only do you worry about the people who have become… Continue Reading

Gluten-Free Croutons Recalled for Possible Undeclared Peanut Protein

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Aleias Gluten Free Foods LLC of Branford, CT, has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain lots of its 8-ounce Parmesan Croutons and Classic Croutons because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products…. Continue Reading

Uneviscerated Red Thread Fish Recalled Due to Botulism Risk

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Arcadia Trading Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling all packages of Red Thread Fish because they are uneviscerated. The product comes in a 7-oz. heat-sealed plastic bag. The recalled Red Thread Fish product was distributed nationwide in supermarkets. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled…. Continue Reading

WA Firm Recalls Boneless Beef Trim for Possible E. Coli Risk

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Washington Beef LLC of Toppenish, WA, is recalling 1,620 pounds of boneless  beef trim product that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The following boneless beef product produced on Nov. 28, 2012, is subject to recall: 60 lb. bulk packs of “TRIM 65/35… Continue Reading

Update: Queseria Bendita Recall Now Includes All Product Best-By Dates

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Update (Jan. 26, 2015): Queseria Bendita has now expanded the recall to include all best-by dates for its products. This article has been updated to reflect the expansion. Original article published Jan. 17, 2015: Queseria Bendita LLC of Yakima, WA, is recalling all lots of Panela, Queso Fresco, Requeson and Cotija fresh soft cheese products and… Continue Reading