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Dried Fish Recalled for Possible Botulism Contamination

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S&S Food Import Corp. is recalling all packages of Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla or Caspian Roach) with the following package code “Best Before 06.05.2015.” The product was distributed nationwide in 5-kg. boxes. The Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla) was sampled by inspectors from the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets during a routine sanitary… Continue Reading

Black Pepper Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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Gel Spice Company Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, has issued a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper in 3.53-oz. plastic jars because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed nationwide via Big Lots Retail Stores Inc., with the exception of Alaska and Hawaii. The… Continue Reading

California’s Taylor Farms Recalls Some Tomatoes and Salad Kits

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No sicknesses have yet been connected to a Taylor Farms recall of several lots of tomatoes and salad kits for possible Salmonella contamination. The Tracy-based Taylor Farms, located in California’s San Joaquin County, is one of the nation’s biggest producers of salad makings. On Saturday, Sept. 13, Taylor Farms issued a recall for Expo Fresh… Continue Reading

Albuquerque Beef Jerky Products Recalled for Want of Inspection

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A yet-to-be-determined amount of beef jerky was recalled Friday when the U.S. Department of Agriculture, during a routine inspection, discovered that the products were produced without USDA inspection. In addition, the beef jerky produced by Jerky By Art in Albuquerque, NM, contains wheat and anchovies, allergens not declared on the product. The recalled products include… Continue Reading

Two Spice Brands Recalled in Canada for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Premier Ingredients is recalling Premier brand and Konrads.ca brand spice products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. The spice products were distributed in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.If… Continue Reading

Taiwan Firm Recalls 12 Products Possibly Made With Recycled Waste Oil

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One of Taiwan’s oldest food companies announced a recall last week of 12 products after finding out they may have been made with oil recycled from kitchen and industrial waste. Wei Chuan Foods has been pulling the products from the shelves of major retailers, including Carrefour, RT Mart, Far Eastern A-Mart and PxMart. Consumers are… Continue Reading

Perdue Recalls Raw Chicken for Possible Temperature Processing Problem

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Perdue Foods of Salisbury, MD, is recalling approximately 720 pounds of raw, fresh chicken products because they may have experienced a processing deviation in temperature during production, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The products subject to the recall include: 80-lb. cardboard boxes containing approximately 28, 2.5-lb. ice-packed,… Continue Reading

Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce Recalled for Potential Botulism Risk

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Tullia’s of Spokane, WA, is recalling Italian Meatless Pasta Sauce code 530140. This recall has been initiated because a records review by the Washington State Department of Agriculture revealed that one batch of sauce produced with the 530140 code had a pH level high enough to allow the growth of Clostridium botulinum. If present, this… Continue Reading

CFIA: Recall of Raw Pork Products Triggered by 153-Case E. Coli Outbreak Investigation

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V&T Meat and Food of Calgary, Alberta, and Hiep Thanh Trading of Edmonton, Alberta, are recalling certain raw pork products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers, food service establishments, retailers, distributors and manufacturers in Alberta should not consume, serve, use, or sell certain raw pork products sold by these two retailers/distributors because… Continue Reading

WA Firm Recalls Basil Pesto Pasta for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Tj’s Place of Kirkland, WA, has recalled about 20 containers of Basil Pesto Pasta packed in eight-oz. plastic tubs because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The problem was discovered after routine testing by the Washington State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Listeria in a container of the product. Tj’s Place has suspended… Continue Reading