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Eckrich recalls 90,000 pounds of sausage because of metal bits

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Nine days after receiving notice that pieces of metal were embedded in a sausage product, Armour Eckrich Meats LLC posted a recall for more than 90,000 pounds of ready-to-eat breakfast sausage distributed to foodservice operations. Distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas received the fully-cooked pork, turkey and beef breakfast sausage items,… Continue Reading

100 tons of Nathan’s and Curtis franks recalled nationwide

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More than 100 tons of Nathan’s brand and Curtis brand beef hotdogs are being recalled by John Morrell & Co. because of complaints of contamination with extraneous bits of metal. The Cincinnati-based company notified the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) about the complaints on Friday, according to the recall notice posted on the… Continue Reading

Consumers find glass fragments; Publix recalls deli dip

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Customer complaints about glass fragments in Publix Deli artichoke and spinach dip spurred the Southeastern retail grocery chain to recall the product from stores in six states. Publix Super Markets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee sold the dip, which was packaged in 16-ounce plastic tubs, according to the recall notice… Continue Reading

Magnet found in sausage; Uncle John’s Pride recalls 70 tons

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Tampa-based Uncle John’s Pride LLC is recalling 139,909 pounds of ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The problem was discovered when a metal magnet was found in the beef trim source product of the processed sausage… Continue Reading

McCain recalls Roundy’s, Harris Teeter potatoes for golf balls

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McCain Foods USA Inc. is recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials. The company posted the recall notice with the Food and Drug Administration, stating “despite our stringent supply standards (the golf balls) may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product. Consumption of these… Continue Reading

H-E-B, Hill Country Fare bread recalled because of rubber

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San Antonio-based HEB Grocery Co. is recalling H-E-B and Hill Country Fare sandwich bread because of the possibility that it has extraneous rubber in it. “H-E-B, committed to the quality of its products, is voluntarily issuing a precautionary recall for H-E-B and Hill Country Fare sandwich bread with a best-by date of April 29 or… Continue Reading

Recall of bad burritos “with extraneous materials”

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Flagship Food Group, in Albuquerque, NM  recalled 8,622 pounds of frozen burrito products late Thursday that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard clear plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen breakfast burrito item was produced on Sept. 22, 2016. The following product is subject… Continue Reading

Extraneous materials found in recalled sausage; one injured

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Klement’s Sausage Co. Inc. in Milwaukee Tuesday recalled about 1,700 pounds of beef and pork products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready to eat beef and pork snack stick products were produced on May 13, 2016. The recall is for:… Continue Reading