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Idaho Foodbank recalls 13.5 tons of food because of cooler issue

The Idaho Foodbank is recalling 13.5 tons of soup, eggs, cheese and coconut beverages after discovering a refrigeration malfunction, which could have allowed the growth of bacteria and life-threatening pathogens. “The Idaho Foodbank discovered the problem after reviewing cooler temperature records during high heat,” according to the recall notice posted on the Food and Drug… Continue Reading

Bhu Foods recalls protein bars because of Listeria risk

Another brand of protein snacks, Bhu Foods of San Diego, is under recall because they contain organic sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., which reported finding Listeria monocytogenes in its production facility in recent weeks. “As a result of a recall of sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., Bhu Foods’ supplier of organic… Continue Reading

One dead, 46 sick in Salmonella outbreak traced to papayas

Federal officials have joined Maryland’s Health Department in a warning against eating yellow Maradol papayas because of Salmonella contamination, reporting one person has died and at least 46 others are sick in an ongoing outbreak that began in mid-May. Additional victims are likely to be added to the case count because people who became ill… Continue Reading

Woodstock brand organic vanilla oats recalled for Listeria risk

Garden of Light Inc., doing business at Gluten Free Solutions in East Hartford, CT, has joined the list of companies recalling food because it contains ingredients from Hudson Valley Farms Inc., which found Listeria monocytogenes in its facility. Hudson Valley provided an ingredient to Garden of Light, which manufactures the recalled oats for Blue Marble Brands. Hudson Valley Farms notified Garden of Light of the… Continue Reading

Bestherbs Coffee recalled because it contains drug like Viagra

Bestherbs Coffee LLC is recalling all lots of 13-gram packages of “New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee” because FDA laboratory analysis confirmed the presence of desmethyl carbodenafil, which is similar to the active ingredient in Viagra and can be deadly when combined with nitrates frequently found in heart and blood pressure medications. The recall comes almost a… Continue Reading

7.2 million pounds of hotdogs recalled after oral injury; consumer complaints

Bronx, NY-based Marathon Enterprises Inc.  overnight recalled  approximately 7,196,084 pounds of hot dog products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone fragments, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The contamination  was first reported through the FSIS’ Consumer Compliant Monitoring System (CCMS) on July 10, 2017. Complaints… Continue Reading

Importer recalls ground cumin after NY inspectors find lead

A New York import-export company is recalling an undisclosed volume of ground cumin because it was found to be contaminated with lead. Sol Andino Import & Export of Jackson Heights, NY, distributed the ground cumin to retail stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, according to the recall notice. Consumers can identify the recalled… Continue Reading

Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip recalled for undeclared cheese, milk & eggs

Austin’s Texas Legend Foods has its 16 ounce jars of Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip because they contain undeclared cheese, milk and eggs. People who have allergies to cheese, milk and eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled “Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip” was… Continue Reading

Mislabeling and undeclared allergens spark base products recall

Custom Culinary Inc. of Oswego, IL, is recalling 9,444 pounds of chicken and beef soup base products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products’ labels incorrectly identified the products as chicken, but they may contain beef. Additionally, the products contain soy, a known… Continue Reading

CFIA adds brand, additional lots to butter recall for Listeria

No illnesses have been confirmed, but Canadian officials have again expanded a recall of butter because of positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes, adding a fourth brand and 10 more lots or previously recalled brands. The new recall, posted late Tuesday by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), adds the Nutrinor brand to the list that already included… Continue Reading