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Smoked mackerel from Philippines could cause botulism

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New York officials have warned the public to not eat Phil Am branded smoked mackerel — Hasa Hasa — because it was not eviscerated and could contain spores that cause botulism poisoning. The fish is a product of the Philippines and is sold by the Asian Supermarket Group Inc. of Albany, NY, according to the… Continue Reading

FDA finds Listeria at Royal Seafood Baza Inc.; herring recalled

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Royal Seafood Baza Inc. has stopped production and is recalling an undisclosed volume of 22 different herring products with shelf lives through February 2017 because federal inspectors found Listeria in the company’s plant. The refrigerated, ready-to-eat herring products are packaged for retail sale to consumers and in bulk for wholesalers, according to the Staten Island,… Continue Reading

Louisville vending company recalls buffalo chicken sandwiches

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Louisville’s Derby City Vending of Louisville, KY has recalled Buffalo Chicken Sandwich because it may contain undeclared milk, egg and soy product.  The problem was discovered by the Food and Drug Administration inspection of packaging that did not reveal the presence of these allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, egg or… Continue Reading

Manufacturer issues recall for some Trader Joe’s hummus

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Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. has recalled Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus (SKU #90642) and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus (SKU #91107) with “USE BY” date codes up through and including 12/15/2016, because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections… Continue Reading

Sobeys recalls broccoli slaw after its test positive for Listeria

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Sobeys Inc.’s  recall of Compliments brand Broccoli Slaw for possible Listeria contamination may shortly  be followed by other products. No illnesses have yet been reported that are associated with either this recall or the testing that brought it about. The recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting… Continue Reading

Frozen turkey pet food distributed in Norway and UK recalled

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Pet owners in Norway and the United Kingdom are being warned about salmonella in the recall of Natures Menu product Country Hunter 80% Farm Reared Turkey with Wholesome Fruit and Veg (frozen pet food). Nature’s Menu says the recalls involves the 1 Kg. package size with a batch code of 13122017 and a “use by”… Continue Reading

You-Ka Ramune candy recalled for undeclared wheat allergen

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JFC International Inc. is recalling two varieties of bagged candy flavored after the popular Japanese soda pop Ramune because of an undeclared allergen, specifically wheat. The Los Angeles-based company distributed the candy to retailers and foodservice operators in five states — California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, according to a recall notice posted on the… Continue Reading

Baking this weekend? Just say no to the raw dough

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Editor’s note: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention originally published this article on Nov. 22. For many people, the holiday season is the perfect time to spend time together in the kitchen and share delicious baked foods and desserts. Follow these safety tips to help you and your loved ones stay healthy when handling… Continue Reading

Pumpkin ice cream pies recalled for undeclared peanuts

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Anderson’s Frozen Custard Inc. is recalling its “Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies” because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies or sensitivities to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, according to a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. “The pumpkin… Continue Reading

7-Eleven sandwiches recalled because of Sabra listeria recall

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Fresh deli sandwiches made by two different companies and distributed to 7-Eleven stores in 16 states are under recall because they contain Sabra brand hummus that has been recalled because inspectors found Listeria at a Sabra manufacturing plant. By the time the recalls for the sandwiches were posted with the Food and Drug Administration late… Continue Reading