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Giant, Martin’s, Stop & Shop recall frozen corn for Listeria risk

Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets and Stop & Shop Supermarkets are all recalling store branded Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination from an unnamed supplier. The corn was sold in 16 oz. bags from the Frozen Vegetable Set, End Cap or Frozen First Case in Giants, Martin’s, and Stop & Shop stores, according to the recall notice on the Giant website. There is… Continue Reading

117,350 pounds of meat tamales recalled in Listeria scare

Corn that was earlier recalled at the behest of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now led to the recall of 117,350 pounds of meat tamale products from the Hialeah, FL-based La Authentic Foods, LLC., as USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service picked up the scent of possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination. The recalled… Continue Reading

Today’s Harvest Brand Peas, Corn, and Broccoli Recalled for Listeria Risk

Today’s Harvest Field Peas with Snaps, Silver Queen Corn, and Broccoli Florets with the sell-by dates 04/21/16 are being recalled by manufacturer Greystone Foods LLC and Publix Supermarkets because of possible Listeria contamination. No illnesses have yet been associated with the recall. On April 16, Birmingham, AL-based Greystone shipped the potentially contaminated product to a… Continue Reading

What to Make of the Scary GMO Study?

Opinion

I am a strong supporter of labeling GMO foods. Consumers have the right to know. That’s enough of a reason to support California’s Prop. 37. There is no need to muddy the waters with difficult-to-interpret science. My e-mail inbox was flooded with messages yesterday about the new long-term rat study reporting that both GMO corn… Continue Reading

Salmonella In the Mix Brings Recall of Dietary Supplements

Galactooligosaccharides (GOS) is a “highly pure food grade powder derived from milk lactose” with uses including being an ingredient in dietary supplements for kids. Since as early as May 10, 2012,  Westchester, IL-based Corn Products International Inc. has recalled the GOS manufactured in South Korea and sold  in 44.1 lb. plastic bags for food use… Continue Reading