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Widely distributed potato chips recalled for undeclared soy

An undeclared soy allergen has caused the recall of select expiration dates of Utz Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips by Utz Quality Foods LLC. Ute officials initiated the recall after the company found a certain number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening… Continue Reading

Halal poultry products recalled for missing inspection

Long Island City, NY-based Afandina Halal, has recalled an undetermined amount of raw poultry products that were produced, packaged and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw chicken items were produced and packaged from May 14 through June 22, 2018…. Continue Reading

Company stops production at frozen vegetable, fruit facility

Production is on hold at the Hungarian plant of the company linked to a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes from frozen vegetables in five European countries. A spokesperson for Greenyard, a producer of fresh, frozen and prepared fruit and vegetables, told Food Safety News that the company is awaiting more data, information and analysis from… Continue Reading

Eggs contaminated with Salmonella recalled across Germany

Salmonella in organic eggs has prompted a recall from multiple retailers in more than 10 German states. The company Eifrisch Vermarktung GmbH & Co. KG issued a recall after detecting Salmonella Enteritidis during an internal control. No illnesses have been reported. The eggs in boxes of six and 10 carry the print code 0-DE-0356331 and a… Continue Reading

Blissful Remedies recalls kratom products for Salmonella 

Blissful Remedies is the latest company to join the kratom recall list after its product tested positive for Salmonella, according to a company notice posted by the FDA. The company is recalling packages of kratom capsules (mitragyn a species) that show they were distributed by World Organix LLC of Las Vegas. At least 199 people from 41 states have been infected in an ongoing Salmonella outbreak traced to… Continue Reading

Alfalfa sprouts linked to Salmonella infections in Australia 

More than 20 cases of Salmonella infection have been reported in South Australia with a link to alfalfa sprouts. Health officials say the Salmonella Havana outbreak has led to 21 illnesses and seven hospitalizations. The implicated alfalfa sprouts came from SA Sprouts in Adelaide. They were sold at Drakes Foodland, IGA and numerous greengrocers in… Continue Reading