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U.S. Rep tells FDA to pick up the pace of outbreak investigation

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A congresswoman from Connecticut told the FDA “American families should not be dying from the food they eat” and asked the agency to step up its investigation of an ongoing seven-month Salmonella outbreak that has killed six people. “Since this outbreak (which began in July 2015) was first reported on Sept. 4, 2015, there have been… Continue Reading

H-E-B recalls Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle Ice Cream

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H-E-B is issuing a voluntary recall for H-E-B Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle Ice Cream due to the possible presence of wood pieces in the product. “H-E-B is committed to the quality of its products. There have been no reports of illness,” according to the recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration website. The… Continue Reading

Pasta recalled because of lack of federal inspections

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Marin Pasta Works, based in San Rafael, Calif., is recalling about 490 pounds of pork ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The sausage, parmesan and spinach ravioli items were produced between Jan. 4 and Feb. 4. The recalled 12-ounce,… Continue Reading

Canada upgrades Paolini meat warning to recall status

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A public warning about sausage from Paolini’s Sausage and Meats of Calgary, Alberta, has been upgraded to a recall with additional meats added to the list of products that may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. “Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments should not sell or use the recalled… Continue Reading

Mahina Mele Farms expands recall of macadamia nut products

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Mahina Mele Farms LLC has expanded its recall of macadamia nuts and macadamia nut butter to include all products distributed from Oct. 21, 2015, through Jan. 20. A sample from one lot of macadamia nuts tested by the Food and Drug Administration tested positive for Salmonella, spurring the initial recall by the company, which is… Continue Reading

Braga Organic Farms recalls pistachios after Salmonella test

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Braga Organic Farms of Madera, Calif., has voluntarily recalled pistachios and other products because of possible  Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were distributed in retail stores in California, Oregon and Washington, and nationwide via online sales. The products are packaged in clear or green standup bags with date codes stamped on the bottom of the bags…. Continue Reading

Beef and chicken recalled for lack of federal inspection

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The Noble Spoon, a Santa Rosa, Calif., establishment, is recalling almost 300 pounds of beef and chicken entree products because they were produced without federal inspection and do not have a federal mark of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The fresh beef and chicken items were produced… Continue Reading

Marinated salmon recalled after testing positive for Listeria

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A positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes spurred A & E Distribution Inc. to recall an unspecified amount of marinated salmon packaged as Fjord Laks brand Gravlax. The Jan. 30 recall notice indicated the salmon had only been distributed to retailers in the province of Quebec. No illnesses had been reported in connection to the salmon… Continue Reading

FDA confirms Listeria in Dole packaged salad

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Federal officials say they have confirmed Listeria monocytogenes in a packaged salad produced at the Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. plant in Springfield, Ohio. Dole recalled all products under multiple brands because state tests linked an ongoing seven-month outbreak to leafy greens from the facility. The Food and Drug Administration completed its analysis of the salad… Continue Reading

Garden of Life recalls Raw Meal organic mixes linked to Salmonella outbreak

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State officials have linked Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal powdered mixes to a multi-state Salmonella outbreak and Garden of Life LLC has recalled multiple products. Officials with the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., company said in a news release today they are “voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal in… Continue Reading