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State oyster recall underway on Pacific Northwest coast over Norovirus

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Due to multiple reports of oyster-associated Norovirus-like illnesses, Washington State is conducting a recall for all shellfish harvested from 3/15/17 to 4/11/17 from the implicated portion of the Hammersley Inlet growing area.   The area of the recall has been closed. At this time the following companies are identified in this recall include:  Calm Cove Shellfish… Continue Reading

Ardent Mills recalls flour and flour products identified in CFIA investigation

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The food recall warning issued on April 4, 2017 was updated on April 12, 2017 to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Ardent Mills recalled  various brands of flour and flour products due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not… Continue Reading

Allergy alert for Whole Foods yogurt and granola parfaits

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The Whole Foods Market®  store in Dedham, MA  has issued an allergy alert on single-serve organic vanilla yogurt parfait cups with strawberries and granola, because the granola contained almonds, which were not declared on the label. One allergic reaction has been reported. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of… Continue Reading

Pride and Joy Creamery again filling retail orders for raw milk

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Pride & Joy Creamery was back to bottling its organic grass-fed raw milk on or about  April 4 after the Toppenish, WA dairy handled the scare resulting from E. coli being found in its plastic jugs collected from retail shelves. “We want to assure everyone that no one has been sick from drinking our milk,”… Continue Reading

Consumers claim dead bat found in recalled Fresh Express salad mix

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Saturday said it had received a dead bat from a consumer who claimed it was found in a packaged salad mix, sparking an investigation that has prompted the Atlanta-based agency to recommend post-exposure rabies treatment for two people. CDC said the deteriorated condition of the dead… Continue Reading

Baby greens with turkey and mango salad recalled by Mibo Fresh Foods

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Fort Worth-based Mibo Fresh Food has recalled approximately 3,434 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The Baby Greens with Turkey and Mango… Continue Reading

Season’s Choice sweet peas recalled by ALDI stores for listeria

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ALDI, based in Batavia, IL, has recalled  Season’s Choice Frozen Sweet Peas in cooperation with Lakeside Foods, Inc. over fear  that the products may be contaminated with listeria. No illnesses have been associated with the products, which were sold in ALDI stores in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.   The frozen… Continue Reading

Chicken cous cous recalled for undeclared allergens

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Food Evolution LLC in Schiller Park, IL, has recalled 150 pounds of Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains tree nuts, specifically pecans, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label…. Continue Reading

Robin Hood flour recall expands amid E. coli outbreak

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Additional lots of Robin Hood brand flour are under nationwide recall in Canada by Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. Samples of the flour have tested positive for E. coli contamination and victims of a nationwide outbreak have reported having contact with the implicated flour. In the expanded recall notice, posted Tuesday by the Canadian Food… Continue Reading

Recall of ice cream cups expands; Listeria found by CFIA

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A recall of Wholesome Farms brand ice cream cups made for multi-national foodservice supplier Sysco Corp. is being expanded to include a second flavor because government tests showed Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Central Smith Creamery of Selwyn, Ontario, recalled Wholesome Farms brand “Vanilla Sundae Cup” products Friday, and expanded it Tuesday to include strawberry sundae cups…. Continue Reading