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Frozen Corn Distributed Under Four Different Labels Recalled for Listeria Risk

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Bonduelle USA Inc. of Brockport, NY, is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The frozen cut corn was distributed to stores in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana. The… Continue Reading

USDA Expands Pork Recall Linked to 152 Confirmed Cases of Salmonella

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The original Aug. 13 recall of pork products from Kapowin Meats of Graham, WA, was for approximately 116,262 pounds of whole hogs that may be contaminated with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-. Now, in an Aug. 27 expansion of that earlier recall, approximately 523,380 pounds of pork are being recalled in: varying weights of boxed and bagged… Continue Reading

Macadamia Nuts Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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Sid Wainer and Son of New Bedford, MA, is voluntarily recalling Jansal Valley brand Raw Macadamia Nuts because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  The product is packaged in a plastic bag labeled as Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts and is packaged in both a one-pound and eight-ounce size with Lot… Continue Reading

Green Beans Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

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General Mills announced on Wednesday a voluntary Class I recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported… Continue Reading

Kraft Heinz Recalls Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon for Possible Spoilage Problem

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Kraft Heinz Foods Company of Newberry, SC, is recalling approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday. The problem was discovered by the establishment during an investigation into spoilage-related consumer complaints…. Continue Reading

Coriander Powder Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Chetak New York LLC of Edison, NJ, is recalling “Deep Coriander Powder” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled Lot# LE15152 “Deep Coriander Powder” jars were distributed nationwide in retail store from July 30, 2015, to August 13, 2015. The product comes in a 14.1-oz. clear plastic jar marked with… Continue Reading

FSIS Posts List of Outlets in WA, AK, OR Where Recalled Whole Hogs Were Sent

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USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted a distribution list of 60 retail and distribution outlets in Washington state, Alaska, and Oregon which received whole hogs from Kapowsin Meats of Graham, WA. The product has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that, as of Aug. 13, had sickened 134 people in WA and… Continue Reading

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Linked to Missouri Slaughter Plant Suspended by FSIS

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Update: Rain Crow Ranch, the Doniphan, MO, cattle operation which owns a nearby beef processing facility recently shut down by the federal government for humane handling violations, is being sued in connection with a 2014 E. coli death. According to an Aug. 17, 2015, Massachusetts newspaper report, a Braintree, MA, couple is suing Rain Crow Ranch and Whole Foods Market, claiming… Continue Reading

Four Months After Recall, Blue Bell Ice Cream is Returning to ‘Select Markets’ in Two Weeks

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Four months after a total product recall, Blue Bell Creameries plans to begin distributing its ice cream to select markets (mainly in southern states) two weeks from today. A company statement posted Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, indicates that Blue Bell officials have notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state health officials in Alabama and Texas… Continue Reading

Salmonella Illnesses Prompt Recall of Whole Hogs for Barbeque

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Whole hogs for barbeque, recalled Thursday, have been associated with 32 Salmonella I 4, [5],12:i:- illnesses now being tracked by the Washington State Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. And officials say those cases may be part of a larger outbreak. Graham, WA-based Kapowsin Meats has recalled 116,262… Continue Reading