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General Mills Again Recalls Cascadian Farms Frozen Green Beans for Listeria Risk


General Mills is recalling 60,000 bags of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for Listeria. It is the second time this year that the bacteria were found in the company’s green beans. The Minneapolis-based food company says no illnesses have been reported in either case. Listeria can cause fever, muscle… Continue Reading

Salmonella Test Prompts Recall of Macadamia Nuts, Trail Mix


Texas Star Nut and Food Co. Inc. is recalling Nature’s Eats, Natural Macadamia Nuts 6 oz. and Southern Grove, Simply Raw Trail Mix 8 oz. with the following lot codes because of a possible health risk: BRAND PRODUCT SIZE LOT CODES BEST BY DATES Nature’s Eats Natural Macadamia Nuts 6 oz 35897001 36157001 37777001 3/6/2016… Continue Reading

Aspen Foods Expands Recall of Frozen, Raw, Stuffed and Breaded Chicken Entrées

Antioch Farms Chicken a la Kiev

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, that Aspen Foods of Chicago is recalling approximately 561,000 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products that appear to be ready-to-eat and may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. Production codes and descriptions of the recalled products are at the… Continue Reading

Dog Treats Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

Good 'n' Fun dog treats

Salix Animal Health LLC of Deerfield, FL, announced Wednesday, Sept. 30, that it is recalling one lot of “Good ‘n’ Fun – Beefhide Chicken Sticks” because it could be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled “Good ‘n’ Fun – Beefhide Chicken Sticks” were distributed nationwide by Salix Animal Health to Dollar General and Dollar Tree retail stores…. Continue Reading

OC Raw Dog Recalls Limited Amount of Dog Food for Salmonella Risk

OC Raw Dog chicken label

OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling 640 lbs. of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation due to the potential of the product to be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported, and no other OC Raw Dog manufactured products are affected. This voluntary recall is limited to Chicken, Fish… Continue Reading

FDA Warning Letters: CA Seafood Processor, NY Dairy Operator

FDA Warning

The most recently posted warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) include an exchange with a seafood processing and importing establishment in Rancho Dominguez, CA. In a Sept. 8 warning letter, FDA told Central Boeki California Ltd. that during an inspection from June 12-15, 2015, the agency found serious violations of the… Continue Reading

NC Company Recalls Potentially Beetle-Contaminated Hay After Six Horses Die

Horses with hay bale

Murphy Farm Hay and Feed Company of Louisburg, NC, has recalled some alfalfa hay due to potential blister beetle contamination. The product was offered for sale to consumers at the following two retail locations: Murphy Farm Hay and Feed in Louisburg, NC, and Jones Farm Hay and Feed in Middlesex, NC. A sample of the potentially… Continue Reading

Yogurt Cheese Spreads Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

Picnic Gourmet Spreads label

Picnic Gourmet Spreads of Potomac, MD, is recalling their yogurt cheese spreads because they could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was a result of routine retail sampling by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DHMH) Office of Food Protection and subsequent analysis by the DHMH Laboratories Administration, which revealed the presence… Continue Reading

Imported Dietary Supplements Recalled for Elevated Lead and Mercury Levels

Butala Emporium

Butala Emporium Inc., of Jackson Heights, NY, is voluntarily recalling 11 Ayurvedic (dietary) supplements (listed below) because the products were found to contain elevated lead and mercury levels which, if consumed, may cause health problems to consumers, particularly infants, small children, pregnant women, and those with underlying kidney disorders. The products were distributed in NY through… Continue Reading