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Good Seed Again Recalls Soybean, Mung Bean Sprouts for Listeria Risk

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In the third such recall this year, Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA, is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Elaine Lidholm, director of communications for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, told Food Safety News on Tuesday that no… Continue Reading

Frozen Raw Cat Food Sold in WA Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Northwest Farm Food Cooperative of Burlington, WA, is recalling frozen raw Cat Food with the code Jul12015B due to the product’s potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. However, Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from… Continue Reading

Macadamia Nuts and Nut Products Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

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Mahina Mele Farm of Captain Cook, Hawaii, is recalling one lot of its macadamia nuts and related nut products after testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found Salmonella. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products. In the interest of public health and safety, all products processed from… Continue Reading

Union Warns Members About Accessing the Web Using Government Time, Equipment

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USDA’s meat, poultry and egg processing inspectors who work for the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) are being warned by their union not to use government time and equipment to access or trade certain information on the web. For example, off-limits during work time and/or using work equipment is a “Union Thugs” site, which… Continue Reading

Kroger Recalls Seasonings for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible contamination from Salmonella. A sample of Kroger Garlic Powder from a store in North Augusta, South Carolina was tested by the FDA and found to be contaminated… Continue Reading

Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for Dogs Recalled for Salmonella Contamination

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Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of their Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs with a “Best By” date of 04/27/16 because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The affected products are limited to the Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Frozen Diets packaged in the following forms: UPC# 769949611431 – Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites… Continue Reading

Chicken Pet Foods Recalled Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

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Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT, is recalling select lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to concerns about the possible presence of Salmonella. The recall was initiated after routine testing by the New York State Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Salmonella spp. Poly A contamination. All products tested negative by… Continue Reading

Veal Trimmings Recalled for Potential E. Coli Contamination

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Brown Packing Company of South Holland, IL, is recalling an undetermined amount of beef (veal) trimmings that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Thursday, July 23, 2015. The raw, boneless beef (veal) trimmings were produced… Continue Reading

Colorado Company Recalls Pet Chews Due to Salmonella Risk

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The Natural Dog Company Inc. of Windsor, CO, is recalling its 12-oz. bags of 12″ Tremenda Sticks pet chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product, and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after… Continue Reading

Importer Recalls Raw, Frozen Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreaks

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Osamu Corporation of Gardena, CA, is recalling Frozen Yellow Fin Tuna Chunk Meat (Lot #68568) sold to AFC Corporation of Rancho Dominquez, CA, and sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia. The company took this action because officials with the Minnesota Department of Health found that samples of this product from one retail location in Minnesota… Continue Reading