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BrightFarms recalls leafy greens, herbs because of metal pieces

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Urban greenhouse grower BrightFarms Inc. of New York City is recalling an undisclosed volume of packaged salad greens and herbs because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal “as a result of construction.” The recall covers only leafy greens and herbs grown at BrightFarms’ greenhouse farm in Elkwood, VA, according to the recall notice… Continue Reading

Beef, pork broth recalled for lack of federal inspections

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The Osso Good Co. of San Rafael, CA, has recalled 1,200 pounds of beef and pork bone broth products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The beef bone broth and spicy pork bone broth products were produced and packaged between May… Continue Reading

Pasteurization equipment failure spurs Wisconsin cheese recall

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Henning’s Cheese, a fourth-generation, family-owned operation in Wisconsin has recalled about 1,000 pounds of its colby jack cheese because of a temporary pasteurizer malfunction. No illnesses had been reported as of Tuesday when the Kiel, WI, company posted its recall notice with the Food and Drug Administration. However, because of the equipment malfunction, the company… Continue Reading

Cheese from Nicaragua recalled for Listeria concerns

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Another Miami-based company is recalling imported cheese because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Global Garlic Inc. recalled “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese” from Nicaragua but did not report how the possible bacterial contamination was discovered. Global Garlic distributed the De Mi Pais brand cheese to retailers in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Fl, and in… Continue Reading

Miami cheese maker recalls product from California for Listeria

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Three tons of cheese produced by Miami’s La Nica Products Inc. was recalled Tuesday for possible Listeria contamination. No illnesses are yet associated with the recall, but Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. While healthy adults may suffer only short-term symptoms such… Continue Reading

CFIA working to remove Kelly brand of Gigas Oysters from market

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Toronto-based DOM International Limited is recalling the Kelly Oysters brand of Gigas Oysters from the marketplace due to marine biotoxin which causes amnesic shellfish poisoning, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. DOM International Limited is an import/export company that specializes in importing and distributing sustainable and organic seafood products for the North American market… Continue Reading

Horton Fruit recalls bagged spinach products for Listeria contamination

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The family-owned Horton Fruit Company, based in Louisville, is recalling a trio of fresh spinach products for possible Listeria contamination. Recalled products include its 10 and 2.5 oz. bags of Fresh Curly Leaf PEAK brand spinach and a 10 oz Harris Teeter Farmer’s Market ready to eat leaf brand spinach. Horton distributed the recalled bags… Continue Reading

126 tons of meat and poultry burritos recalled for possible Listeria contamination

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The Las Cruces, NM-based Green Chile Food Company Saturday recalled approximately 252,854 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry frozen burrito products because they may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat meat and poultry frozen burrito items were produced and packaged… Continue Reading

Waffles with Listeria contamination requires a meat recall

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Mississippi’s Valley Innovative Services, located in the town of  Pearl , Friday recalled approximately 130,071 pounds of meat and poultry frozen entrée products which included a non-meat ingredient (waffles) that was recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The heat-treated, not fully cooked, not… Continue Reading

Maple Leaf Foods recalls chicken products because of staph

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Maple Leaf Foods is recalling an undisclosed amount of chicken strip and sandwich products under three brands because they maybe contaminated with toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Retailers in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec received the products, which are now under recall, according to a notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. “Consumers… Continue Reading