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HEB shredded beef products recalled for extraneous material

Following a consumer complaint about plastic in the product, J & B Sausage Company Inc., doing business as J Bar B Foods in Waelder, TX, Thursday recalled more than 6 tons of fully cooked shredded beef products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Fully Cooked Smoked Seasoned Shredded… Continue Reading

Aldi, Publix, Weis ground turkey recalled after metal bits found

St. Pauls, NC-based Prestage Foods Inc. Monday recalled 38,475 pounds of ground turkey after a retailer found extraneous metal in the product, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The problem was discovered on Sept. 27 when FSIS was contacted by plant employees who were sanitizing processing equipment. On the same… Continue Reading

Toddler foods, chicken bites recalled because of bone fragments

Overhill Farms Inc. has recalled more than 57 tons of frozen, organic chicken bites, including Yummy Spoonfuls branded toddler foods, because of consumer complaints of bone fragments in the products. No injuries or illnesses had been reported in relation to the chicken products as of the posting of the recall notice Saturday on the USDA’s… Continue Reading

Freeze-dried hash with 3-decade shelf life recalled for rubber

After an employee reported finding pieces of rubber in beef hash produced by OFD Foods LLC, the Albany, OR, company recalled pouches of the freeze-dried hash, which has a 29-year shelf life. Less than 200 pounds of the Mountain House brand hash is implicated, according to the recall notice on the USDA’s food Safety and… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s recalls ice cream because of bits of metal

For the second consecutive month, Trader Joe’s is recalling ice cream. All lot codes of the retailer’s branded Matcha Green Tea flavored ice cream are under recall because they could be contaminated with small pieces of metal. Although no injuries or illnesses had been reported as of June 10 when Trader Joe’s posted the recall notice, the company is urging consumers to discard the product immediately. The recall… Continue Reading

Cashews recalled from Aldi stores because of glass fragments

Consumers have reported finding glass fragments in cans of Southern Grove branded cashews, causing Star Snacks Co. to recall the nuts from Aldi stores in 28 states and Washington D.C. “To date, there have not been any reported injuries. Potentially impacted product has been removed from store shelves,” according to the recall notice posted Tuesday… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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