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Over 63 tons of pulled pork recalled for not listing soy on label


Brookwood Farms, Inc. in  Siler City, NC  recalled approximately 126,570 pounds of pulled pork products Thursday  due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The fully cooked, pulled pork items… Continue Reading

Listeria patient dies; Foody World store remains closed


A grocery store specializing in Asian food remains closed as Canadian officials continue to investigate a Listeria outbreak that has hospitalized at least six people, one of whom has died. Public health officials from Vancouver Coastal Health told CBC News on Monday that they had not yet determined if Listeria monocytogenes infection caused the death… Continue Reading

Norovirus outbreak closes shellfish beds in Cape Cod town


After receiving reports last week of about 75 norovirus cases, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries closed down shellfish beds in the Town of Wellfleet on Cape Cod. State food protection officials also notified businesses to recall any affected shellfish harvested in the area on or after Sept…. Continue Reading

27 tons of turkey recalled over unidentified black material


Michigan Turkey Producers of Grand Rapids Saturday recalled  approximately 54,011 pounds of turkey breast products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically an unidentified black material, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). It was the third and largest recall of the weekend for USDA-regulated products. The oven… Continue Reading

E. coli O26 detected in recalled Louisiana meat products


Reserve-LA-based National Meat and Provisions late Friday recalled approximately 2,349 pounds of beef and veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw non-intact beef and veal items were produced and packaged on Sept. 14-15, 2016. The following products… Continue Reading

Tyson’s recalls popcorn chicken shipped with unwanted plastic


Tyson Foods at New Holland, PA Saturday recalled approximately 1,148 pounds of frozen popcorn chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen, ready-to-eat, whole grain popcorn chicken items were produced on August 10, 2016. The following… Continue Reading

FDA warns California firm about pistachios linked to Salmonella outbreak

recalled Wonderful pistachios

A California company has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to fully document any manufacturing changes it makes so that two Salmonella strains found in its pistachios and linked to a multistate outbreak this past spring will not recur. The FDA warning letter, dated Oct. 7, was addressed to Stewart Resnick, owner of The Wonderful Company based… Continue Reading

Michigan company recalls 7 tons of cheese because of Listeria

logo Kusters Inc. Dairy Foods

More than seven tons of various kinds of cheese, packaged under three brands and distributed to five states is being recalled because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Kuster’s Inc. of Camden, MI, posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday evening after receiving notification from its supplier, Farm Country Cheese of Lakeview,… Continue Reading

Nutrisystem recalls cookie dough bars for Listeria concerns

recalled Nutrisystem bar cookie dough

Nutrisystem Inc. is recalling one flavor of its Nutricrush bars sold at retail stores and online because they contain cookie dough that has been recalled because of possible Listeria contamination. Only Nutricrush Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough bars manufactured by Nobel Foods Inc. for Nutrisystem are implicated in the recall, according to a notice posted today… Continue Reading

Cookie dough recall for Listeria ripples through food chain

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At least four companies have issued ice cream recalls — Blue Bunny, Blue Bell, Chocolate Shoppe and Publix — because of a cookie dough recall that could cause dozens of secondary recalls from as yet unnamed companies. It’s the second time in less than a month that Blue Bell Creameries has recalled ice cream because… Continue Reading