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Heinz Recalls Baby Cereal in China for High Lead Levels

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H.J. Heinz Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, has recalled nearly 1,500 boxes of Heinz AD Calcium Hi-Protein Cereal in China after it was found to contain excessive levels of lead. The lead was found in 400-gram boxes (about 14 oz.) of the baby cereal during a regulatory inspection in Zhejiang province in Eastern China, according to Xinhua… Continue Reading

Ground Beef Linked to E. coli Recalled From Two Whole Foods Market Stores in Massachusetts

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Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 368 pounds of ground beef products from two of its Massachusetts stores because of potential E. coli O157:H7 contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced early Friday. Subject to this recall are 73 lbs. of ground beef products produced June 21 at the company’s South Weymouth,… Continue Reading

McCormick Recalls Ground Oregano for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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McCormick & Company Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75-oz. bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products. Salmonella is an organism… Continue Reading

Perdue Recalls 15,306 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets for Potential Plastic Pieces

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Perdue Farms of Gainesville, GA, is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service announced Tuesday. The following product is subject to recall: 8-oz. box of “APPLEGATE naturals CHICKEN NUGGETS” bearing the establishment number “P2617” and… Continue Reading

Florida Firm Recalls Avocados for Potential Salmonella Contamination

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Brooks Tropicals LLC of Homestead, FL, is recalling 401 boxes of fresh green-skin avocados with a single Lot # 2610 because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been associated with this recall, but the company said that it was being initiated as a precaution. The potential for contamination was discovered by a… Continue Reading

Salami, Mushrooms Recalled in Canada for Listeria Contamination

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Avina Fresh Mushrooms brand sliced crimini mushrooms and Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami are being recalled from the marketplace in Canada due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The affected products include: Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Marc Angelo Genoa Salami 100 g Best Before: 14 DE 01 6 27907 05735 9 Avina Fresh Mushrooms Sliced Crimini… Continue Reading

Quesito Casero Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, is recalling Quesito Casero 12 oz. with expiration date 09/27/14 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The product was distributed in North Carolina and Virginia through retail stores and comes in plastic bags. No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall was the… Continue Reading

Dietary Supplements Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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New England Greens of Canaan, CT, is recalling certain lots of dietary supplements because the organic parsley leaf powder used to manufacture them has been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination. The implicated lots of Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance were distributed nationwide through both brick-and-mortar and online health food and natural product retailers. The products… Continue Reading

Update: Two Botulism Cases Believed Connected to Recalled California Jarred Food Products

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Two residents of Cincinnati, OH, in their 20s have been hospitalized with botulism that public health officials suspect is connected to a nationwide recall of a California company’s jarred sauces, according to the Cincinnati Health Department. The two patients were reportedly on ventilators at one point, and one patient still on a ventilator was transferred… Continue Reading

Five Additional Days Added to Wawona Fruit Recall

Still No Confirmed Illnesses Associated With the Recall

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Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, CA, is adding fruit produced on five additional days to the recall of whole white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots. The company originally recalled fruit packed between June 1 and July 12, 2014, for possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The expanded recall now extends that… Continue Reading