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Chicken cous cous recalled for undeclared allergens

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Food Evolution LLC in Schiller Park, IL, has recalled 150 pounds of Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains tree nuts, specifically pecans, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label…. Continue Reading

Big jerky recall over undeclared allergens and misbranding

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Oregon’s  Whiskey Hill Smokehouse LLC,   located in Hubbard has recalled  approximately 22,466 pounds of beef, venison and ostrich jerky products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label…. Continue Reading

FSIS calls public meeting on food allergens for March 16

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports “a notable increase” in the number of recalls due to undeclared allergens in regulated products and the agency has called a public meeting to talk about it. According to FSIS, more than 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions, but most… Continue Reading

Chicken breasts recalled for misbranding and allergens

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Houston’s Perfect Fit Meals LLC Tuesday recalled 3,546 pounds of chicken breast products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product may contain milk and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat chicken breast items were produced on Dec. 20… Continue Reading

12.6 tons of Cajun style dirty rice recalled due to production errors

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Texas Best Proteins (Farm to Market Foods) in  Santo, TX on Christmas Eve recalled approximately 25,332 pounds of Cajun Style Dirty Rice containing chicken products and Turkey Cajun Dinner Kits containing Dirty Rice due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product may… Continue Reading

Undeclared allergens force recall of 11.5 tons of veal products

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R&R Provision Company Inc. in Easton, PA, Thursday recalled 23,040 pounds of breaded veal products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain whey and nonfat milk, known allergens, which are not declared on the products’ labels, according to the recall notice…. Continue Reading

Nick’s of Calvert recalls 305 pounds of ready-to-eat meatballs

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Nick’s of Calvert, located in Prince Frederick, MD, on Wednesday recalled about 305 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) meatballs because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). More specifically, required information on where the product was produced or repackaged is missing from the labeling and the product contains… Continue Reading

Large pork recall over misbranding and inclusion of allergen

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Fayetteville’s Morty Pride Meats Inc. Thursday recalled almost 120 tons of pork barbeque products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products were produced with Worcestershire sauce that contains soy, a known allergen, which was not declared on the finished product label. The… Continue Reading

UK’s Food Standards Agency reports first-quarter food incidents

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The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released details on food incidents the agency handled during the first quarter of 2016. The summary is for all food incidents which occurred between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2016, that led to an alert being issued by the FSA to recall or withdraw food products from sale…. Continue Reading

Fresh Express recalls bagged, chopped romaine

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Chiquita Brands International’s salad division, Fresh Express Inc., is recalling bagged, chopped romaine because a production line error resulted in condiment packets for other products being included in the romaine bags. The condiments’ ingredients are not included on the chopped romaine labels and therefore pose an allergen threat for people with food allergies or sensitivities… Continue Reading