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Listeria positive prompts recall of frozen, organic green beans

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods LLC of Front Royal, VA, recalled two years worth of its frozen organic whole green beans today because Connecticut inspectors got positive results for Listeria monocytogenes on a random sample from a retailer. The frozen food company reported it distributed the frozen, organic green beans to retailers in a dozen states,… Continue Reading

True North recalls Toppers brand salmon for Listeria risk

True North Salmon Co. Ltd. is recalling True North Seafood Co. branded “Toppers Smoked Salmon Flakes” seasoned with lemon and dill because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The problem was discovered during routine testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which is advising that no one should consume the recalled product. Consumers can identify the… Continue Reading

CDC reports Salmonella outbreaks traced to papayas likely over

A collection of four Salmonella outbreaks traced to Mexican papayas appears to be over, according to federal officials who report at least 251 people across 25 states were sickened, including two who died. “Each outbreak was linked to papayas imported from a different farm in Mexico,” according to final outbreak updates posted Friday by the… Continue Reading

Meat and poultry products recalled for skipping inspections

CC Kitchens LLC in Cincinnati recalled approximately 269 pounds of meat and poultry products early Friday that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and outside inspection hours, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry items were produced on Nov. 1, 2017…. Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: Six deadliest U.S. foodborne outbreaks

Although the United States is know world-wide as having one of the safest food supplies, there have been instances where some of the foods most commonly consumed in our country have resulted in tragedy. Jack-in-the- Box E. coli Outbreak – 1992 – 1993 708 ill, 171 hospitalized and 4 dead An outbreak of E. coli… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Canada recalls salmon caviar for botulism concerns

UPDATED CONTENT Nov. 3 — The CFIA posted an expanded recall, indicating the recalled caviar may have been distributed nationwide. For the second time in two weeks, International House of Caviar Ltd. is recalling a product because of a risk of botulism poisoning. Canadian inspectors discovered the problem with the “Chum Salmon” caviar during an ongoing investigation… Continue Reading

More than 14 tons of pork and chicken burritos and wraps recalled for Listeria

Denver’s Chelsea Food Services, known as Journey Cuisine,  is recalling approximately 28,064 pounds of pork and chicken burritos and wrap products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and chicken burritos and wrap items were produced on various dates… Continue Reading

Staphylococcus illnesses prompt recall of frozen chicken strips

Consumer complaints and illnesses have prompted a recall of Maple Leaf Foods chicken strips because of potential contamination with the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Retailers across Canada received the frozen chicken breast strips, which have the best-before date of Sept. 29, 2018, according to the recall notice posted Wednesday by the Canadian Food Inspection… Continue Reading

Haig’s recalls Taboule Salad recalled for E. coli O157:H7 risk

Hayward, CA-based Haig’s Delicacies recalled 342 cases of Taboule Salad for risk of E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Public health officials and the company are concerned that some consumers may have the product in their home. Anyone who purchased the Haighs Delicacies Tabouli Salad are urged not to consume it. The salad should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. The recalled salads have… Continue Reading

Consumer reports of a fishy taste results in anchovy discovery and recall

Consumer complaints about unwanted anchovies led Orlando-based Taylor Farms to recall approximately 732 pounds of salads with chicken products Saturday due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Recalled products contain fish (anchovies), a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The… Continue Reading