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Atlantic Spice recalls sunflower seed snacks for Listeria risk

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Atlantic Spice Company Inc. of North Truro, MA, is recalling its 16-ounce packages of Sunflower Seeds Roasted Salted, Tropical Mix and Cranberry Health Mix snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company stated that no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The potential for… Continue Reading

Bolthouse Farms recalls millions of drinks because of illnesses

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Reports of illness from consumers have prompted Bolthouse Farms Inc. to recall 3.8 million bottles of protein shakes and cappuccino beverages across the country. The Bakersfield, CA, company widely known for its “Baby Carrots” posted a recall alert today on its company website and with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning consumers to not… Continue Reading

Cheesecakes, oyster crackers recalled for possible peanut residue

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Two additional recalls have been announced due to the possible presence of undeclared peanut residue in the Grain Craft flour used to make the recalled products. Kellogg Company of Battle Creek, MI, and Snyder’s-Lance Inc. of Charlotte, NC, are recalling respectively, graham cracker crumbs used to make certain SpartanNash brand cheesecakes and Lance brand oyster crackers…. Continue Reading

Tippin’s Key lime pie recalled for potential peanut residue

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Tippin’s Gourmet Pies LLC of Kansas City, KS, has voluntarily recalled select 8-inch Key Lime Pies because they may contain flour containing undeclared peanut residue, which is one of the most common food allergies. Tippin’s stated that the firm initiated the recall after becoming aware that its supplier, Kellogg Company, was conducting a recall of graham… Continue Reading

Sardine products recalled because of botulism concerns

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A New Jersey company is recalling AI Rasheed Sardine products from retailers in seven states because they could be contaminated with bacteria that can cause botulism poisoning. Greenland Trading Corp. of Paterson, NJ, shipped the sardine products to retailers in California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. The recalled sardine products are… Continue Reading

Whole Foods macadamia nuts recalled after Salmonella test

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Marin Foods Specialties Inc. is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts sold in Whole Foods Market stores because of possible Salmonella contamination. Routine testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration detected Salmonella in the raw macadamia nuts, which are labeled as “Whole Foods Market Raw Macadamia Nuts,” according to the recall notice. Based in Byron,… Continue Reading

Frozen veg recall ripples through supply chain to J.R. Simplot, Dutch Treat Foods

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Dutch Treat Foods Inc. issued a recall Tuesday for more than 3,000 pounds of Sweet Pea Pasta Salad because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, saying its supplier recalled one of the salad ingredients. The supplier, J.R. Simplot Co. notified its customers June 14 it was recalling bulk-shipped frozen peas and mixed vegetables after its… Continue Reading

Fresh Express cites human error in third salad recall this year

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For the third time this year, Chiquita Brands International’s salad division Fresh Express is recalling salad kits because of undeclared allergen issues, this time openly blaming human error. This time the Orlando-based Fresh Express is recalling almost 2,500 cases of Caesar Salad Kits that may contain the wrong condiment packets, which contain the known allergen… Continue Reading

Repeated Listeria positives spur recall of food sent to schools

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Weeks after most school districts dismissed students for summer break, 45 varieties of pre-prepared sandwiches are being recalled from 38 districts because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Let’s Do Lunch Inc., doing business as Integrated Food Service, put a positive spin on the recall, saying “due to school summer breaks, any foods remaining in frozen… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Importer recalls fish from Vietnam that went to Aldi stores

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Editor’s note on update: A list of specific retail locations that received the recalled product is now available on the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service website. Click here for the list  which may be updated as additional information becomes available. Almost 26,000 pounds of Sea Queen brand Swai fillets from Vietnam are being recalled because they… Continue Reading