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WA Firm Recalls Products for Unapproved Canning Procedure, No Permit

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A European-style market and deli in Washington state is recalling all lots of its canned tomato juice and adjika (a spicy dip) produced in its Auburn and Tacoma stores since September 2013. Marvel Food & Deli officials stated that the action was taken “as a precaution for the safety of its customers” because the canning… Continue Reading

WA Egg Processor Responds to FSIS Request With Partial Recall

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Nutriom LLC of Lacey, WA, has agreed to a partial recall of six production lots of its processed egg products in response to a request last week from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service. The family-owned business had initially declined to comply with the FSIS request last week, prompting that agency to… Continue Reading

TX Firm Recalls Salted Fish for Possible Botulism Contamination

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Lao Thai Nam Corp. of Dallas, TX, has recalled Number One Sompa Salted Fish because it may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. Number One Sompa Salted Fish was distributed… Continue Reading

Fresh Express Recalls Italian Salad for Potential Listeria Risk

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Fresh Express Inc.  issued a recall Friday for a limited number of cases of 10-oz. and 6-oz. Italian Salad with the already expired Use-by Date of March 26 and a Product Code of H071A11A due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall, and no… Continue Reading

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert After WA Firm Declines to Expand Recall of Processed Egg Products

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert on Wednesday because Nutriom LLC of Lacey, WA, declined to expand its Feb. 15, 2014, recall to include an additional 118,541 pounds of processed egg products for which there is reason to conclude that they are unfit for human… Continue Reading

Cheese Spreads Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Oscar’s Smokehouse Inc. of Warrensburg, NY, is recalling 11 of its 7-oz. “CHEESE SPREADS” varieties due to potential Listeria contamination. The recalled products come in a 7-oz. clear plastic container marked with lot numbers 719-959 on the bottom of the container or on the cheese spread label itself. JALAPENO PEPPER CHEDDAR SPREAD CHEDDAR SPREAD &… Continue Reading

Listeria’s Long Incubation Period Hangs Over Parkers Farm Recall

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No Listeria illnesses associated with Parkers Farm Inc. food products recalled over the weekend have yet been reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, says spokesman Doug Schultz. But, because the long incubation period for Listeria bacteria can extend out as far as 70 days, Schultz says MDH will remain on alert for illnesses related… Continue Reading

Cheese Recalled in Alberta for Possible Listeria Contamination

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The Meat Shoppe Inc. is recalling a variety of cheese products sold in Alberta due to the risk of Listeria contamination.  The recall includes both shredded cheddar and shredded mozzarella cheeses. Recalled products include: Shredded cheddar cheese Various product sizes UPC codes beginning with 200923 Packed between Jan. 8 and March 3, 2014 Shredded mozzarella… Continue Reading

Minnesota’s Parkers Farm Recalls All Products With Code Date

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A Minnesota company that makes peanut butter, cheese spreads and dips, bagel spreads and salsas has recalled all its products for possible Listeria contamination. Parkers Farm Inc. is asking consumers not to consume any of its products with a code date. The Coon Rapids, MN-based company said a problem with its products was discovered through… Continue Reading

Bread Recalled From Four Canadian Provinces Due to Listeria Risk

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Federated Co-operatives Ltd. is recalling some Co-op and Market Town Co-op brands of bread because of possible Listeria contamination. Co-op California Garlic Bread and Garlic/Cheese bread, along with Market Town Co-op Pizza Bread, have been pulled. The products were sold in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia in 250- and 450-gram packages with a best-before… Continue Reading