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Mouth injuries suffered from eating recalled Spam and Lunch Loaf

As if an erupting volcano isn’t enough, Hawaii may have to suppress its well-known appetite for spam due to a mammoth recall. The Fremont, NE-based Hormel Food Corp. Saturday announced the recall of approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with pieces of metal. The canned pork and chicken… Continue Reading

Uno Foods recalls 1,881 pounds of calzone products

The Brockton, MA-based Uno Foods Inc. has recalled approximately 1,881 pounds of products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). “The product is labeled as a ham and cheese calzone, but the package contains a buffalo chicken calzone,” which is not declared on the product label. The… Continue Reading

Merrick dog treats recalled due to elevated thyroid hormone

https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm608655.htm Merrick Pet Care has announced a voluntary recall of certain Castor & Pollux and Merrick Backcountry dog treats after one of the products was found to contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. The problem was discovered as a result of a consumer complaint lodged with the US Food and Drug Administration. The recall… Continue Reading

Salmonella found in Ziyad tahini; nationwide recall launched

Ziyad Brothers Importing is recalling tahini paste sold at Walmart and other retailers nationwide because state tests showed it was positive for Salmonella contamination. The Cicero, IL, company said in its recall notice that it had not yet received the results of confirmation testing, but it initiated the recalls a precautionary move. The Salmonella was… Continue Reading

Hempler recalls pepperoni for wrong labels, undeclared milk

Hempler Foods Group is recalling about 4.5 tons of ready-to-eat pepperoni sticks because it was packaged in the wrong wrappers, resulting in an undeclared allergen. A consumer notified the company on Thursday that a package labeled as classic pepperoni actually contained pepperoni with jalapeno and cheese. Consequently, the pepperoni does not meet federal labeling requirements… Continue Reading

Salmonella outbreak over, but CDC says coconut threat lingers

Federal officials say an outbreak of Salmonella traced to dried coconut appears to be over, but they are renewing their public warning about a lingering threat. Fourteen people across eight states and the District of Columbia were confirmed with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. Three people were admitted to hospitals. The strain was also… Continue Reading