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Consumer reports of a fishy taste results in anchovy discovery and recall

Consumer complaints about unwanted anchovies led Orlando-based Taylor Farms to recall approximately 732 pounds of salads with chicken products Saturday due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Recalled products contain fish (anchovies), a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The… Continue Reading

Anchovy-stuffed olives from Spain recalled in U.S., Canada

Roland brand anchovy-stuffed olives are being recalled from retailers and food service operations across North America after consumer complaints of bulging cans spurred federal investigators to test the product. The recall includes 3-ounce cans of olives distributed in the United States and Canada. Neither the American Roland Food Corp. nor the U.S. Food and Drug… Continue Reading

‘Dangerous’ Domoic Acid Levels Prompt Seafood Warning in California

Due to “dangerous levels” of domoic acid found in some species, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is advising consumers not to eat recreationally harvested mussels and clams, commercially or recreationally caught anchovy and sardines, or the internal organs of commercially or recreationally caught crab taken from Monterey and Santa Cruz counties. Department officials… Continue Reading

Update: Consumers Warned About Toxins in Fish, Crab From Two CA Counties

(April 29 update: This warning has been expanded to include crab.) The California Department of Public Health is advising consumers not to eat the internal organs of commercially or recreationally caught anchovy, sardines, or crab taken from Monterey and Santa Cruz counties. According to CDPH, dangerous levels of domoic acid have been detected in some of these… Continue Reading

Seafood Products Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

A New York company is recalling several imported seafood products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Prime Food USA of Brooklyn, NY issued a voluntary recall of its Latis brand seafood after the New York  Department of Agriculture and Markets found the bacteria in several samples of the company’s products. The seafood products… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Barbecue Sauce With Anchovies

Honeyville Honey Farm of Durango, CO is recalling certain bottles of Honeyville Honey Barbecue Sauce because an ingredient, Worcestershire sauce, contains anchovies. An onsite FDA inspection this month revealed that the product’s labeling did not reveal the presence of anchovies. People who have allergies to anchovies run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Peppers in Lasagna Packages

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company is recalling approximately 16,890 pounds of Stouffer’s lasagna frozen entrées that may instead contain stuffed peppers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday.  The stuffed peppers contain Worcestershire sauce made with anchovies, an allergen not listed on the package labels.  The error was brought to… Continue Reading

Uneviscerated Imported Fish Recalled

W & International Import Inc. is recalling certain sardine anchovies and dried yellow croaker imported from China because the fish were found to be uneviscerated. Fish that haven’t been fully gutted — uneviscerated — have been linked to outbreaks of botulism poisoning, because Clostridiuim Botulinum spores are more likely to be concentrated in the viscera… Continue Reading