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China Destroyed Ikea, Kraft and Nestle Products for Violations at End of 2012

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The Chinese government destroyed incoming products from three food giants – Ikea, Kraft and Nestle – at the end of 2012 for violations of food quality standards, revealed Shanghai’s quarantine bureau this week. The agency said that it discovered high levels of coliform bacteria in chocolate almond cakes destined for Ikea stores, and subsequently destroyed… Continue Reading

Publix Recalls Cake Products for Listeria Risk

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Publix Super Markets is recalling 45 varieties of cakes that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The cakes were distributed at Publix stores in Florida between November 11 and November 15, 2012. Counties where the affected products were sold include Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Flagler, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Orange,… Continue Reading

More Cakes Recalled Due to Plastic Fragment Concern

Price Chopper Supermarkets is recalling two sizes of its bakery’s Central Market Classics Tres Leches cakes – the 5 inch, UPC 41735-26013, and the 8 inch, UPC 41735-25128. Rich Foods, the manufacturer of the sponge cake layers contained in these cakes, notified Price Chopper that they may contain plastic fragments. Rich Foods recalled the cake about… Continue Reading