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Organic chia, flax powders on recall for Salmonella risk


Advantage Health Matters is recalling Organic Traditions branded sprouted flax seed powder and sprouted chia powder products because of possible Salmonella contamination. Similar products under the Organic Traditions brand were linked to a Salmonella outbreak in 2014 that sickened more than 80 people in the U.S. and Canada. As of 4:30 EST today the U.S…. Continue Reading

Chicago company recalls chocolate-bacon product


Chicago’s Vosges, LTD Tuesday recalled approximately 135 pounds of Uncured Bacon Ganache chocolate products for misbranding and undeclared allergens.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said the recalled product contains coconut, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The Uncured Bacon Ganache chocolate products were packaged between… Continue Reading

Six kids sickened in outbreak linked to Organic Pastures raw milk


Four of six California children in a confirmed E. coli outbreak cluster drank unpasteurized raw milk from Organic Pastures Dairy Co. before becoming ill in January, state officials said Monday. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported lab tests show all six children had the same unique strain of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli O157…. Continue Reading

More organic macadamia nuts and butters recalled after Salmonella test


Living Tree Community Foods of Berkeley, Calif., is recalling its “Alive, Organic Macadamia Nuts” and “Alive, Organic Macadamia Butter” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled organic macadamia nuts and butter were distributed to retailers in California and Connecticut and nationwide to mail order customers, according to the recall notice… Continue Reading

Fresh Express recalls bagged, chopped romaine


Chiquita Brands International’s salad division, Fresh Express Inc., is recalling bagged, chopped romaine because a production line error resulted in condiment packets for other products being included in the romaine bags. The condiments’ ingredients are not included on the chopped romaine labels and therefore pose an allergen threat for people with food allergies or sensitivities… Continue Reading

Organic Pastures recalls raw milk


A California dairy that sells USDA certified organic raw milk and other unpasteurized dairy products is voluntarily recalling its whole milk — that expired on Jan. 23 and 26 — in collaboration with state officials. Fresno-based Organic Pastures Dairy Co. posted the recall on its website and Facebook page Thursday. The dairy has recalled products… Continue Reading

Peanut allergy threat prompts fried bean snack recall


TF Foods of Paramount, Calif., is recalling its 10.60-ounceo packages of “Fried Bean Snack (Na-Pia-Jo)” treats because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products. The recalled “Fried Bean Snack (Na-Pia-Jo)” were distributed nationally… Continue Reading

Salmonella spurs recall of Margaritaville Banana Cream Pie Filling


The Jel Sert Co. of West Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling 52 cases of Margaritaville Banana Cream Pie Filling because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella. The pie filling was used for sales samples and gift packages distributed nationwide, according to a news release from Jel Sert Co. Salmonella is an organism… Continue Reading

BJ’s recalls deli meat because of Pistachio allergy risk


BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., is voluntarily issuing a recall of Cittero Mortadella and deli meats sold from Jan. 20 through Feb. 3 because of a possible pistachio allergen risk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pistachios run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The Citterio… Continue Reading

U.S. Rep tells FDA to pick up the pace of outbreak investigation


A congresswoman from Connecticut told the FDA “American families should not be dying from the food they eat” and asked the agency to step up its investigation of an ongoing seven-month Salmonella outbreak that has killed six people. “Since this outbreak (which began in July 2015) was first reported on Sept. 4, 2015, there have been… Continue Reading