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Stefano’s Foods recalls 981 pounds of Stromboli products

The Charlotte, NC-based Stefano’s Foods Inc. has recalled 981 pounds of Stromboli products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The frozen meatball Stromboli items, produced on June… Continue Reading

Bush’s Best recalls beans because can seams are compromised

Bush Brothers & Co. is recalling three flavors of canned baked beans from retailers nationwide after discovering defective side seams in some cans, which could allow the beans to spoil or become contaminated with pathogens. “This recall was initiated after our internal quality assurance checks identified the issue. Subsequent investigations indicated a temporary quality issue… Continue Reading

Idaho Foodbank recalls 13.5 tons of food because of cooler issue

The Idaho Foodbank is recalling 13.5 tons of soup, eggs, cheese and coconut beverages after discovering a refrigeration malfunction, which could have allowed the growth of bacteria and life-threatening pathogens. “The Idaho Foodbank discovered the problem after reviewing cooler temperature records during high heat,” according to the recall notice posted on the Food and Drug… Continue Reading

Bhu Foods recalls protein bars because of Listeria risk

Another brand of protein snacks, Bhu Foods of San Diego, is under recall because they contain organic sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., which reported finding Listeria monocytogenes in its production facility in recent weeks. “As a result of a recall of sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., Bhu Foods’ supplier of organic… Continue Reading

Woodstock brand organic vanilla oats recalled for Listeria risk

Garden of Light Inc., doing business at Gluten Free Solutions in East Hartford, CT, has joined the list of companies recalling food because it contains ingredients from Hudson Valley Farms Inc., which found Listeria monocytogenes in its facility. Hudson Valley provided an ingredient to Garden of Light, which manufactures the recalled oats for Blue Marble Brands. Hudson Valley Farms notified Garden of Light of the… Continue Reading

Importer recalls ground cumin after NY inspectors find lead

A New York import-export company is recalling an undisclosed volume of ground cumin because it was found to be contaminated with lead. Sol Andino Import & Export of Jackson Heights, NY, distributed the ground cumin to retail stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, according to the recall notice. Consumers can identify the recalled… Continue Reading

CFIA adds brand, additional lots to butter recall for Listeria

No illnesses have been confirmed, but Canadian officials have again expanded a recall of butter because of positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes, adding a fourth brand and 10 more lots or previously recalled brands. The new recall, posted late Tuesday by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), adds the Nutrinor brand to the list that already included… Continue Reading

Loblaw’s recalls chicken nuggets linked to Salmonella outbreak

Sixteen days after public health officials in Canada revealed they have been investigating a Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw chicken products the country’s food safety agency posted a recall of President’s Choice brand chicken nuggets. The Public Health Agency of Canada posted its outbreak notice on June 26 warning consumers about the dangers of… Continue Reading

CFIA recalls two more brands of butter because of Listeria

Government tests that returned positive results for Listeria monocytogenes triggered the recall of two more brands of butter by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Saturday, following the Wednesday recall of St Laurent brand butter. As with the St Laurent butter, the recalled Perron brand and Beurre du Lac brand butter was sold by retailers… Continue Reading

CLIF bars recalled after consumers report allergic reactions

Trader Joe's, Stop & Shop issue their own recalls of CLIF bars with undeclared nuts

Cliff Bar & Co. is recalling three flavors of granola bars — two marketed as children’s products — because of undeclared nuts and consumer complaints about allergic reactions. The product labels do not declare the presence of peanuts or tree nuts, but the CLIF Builder’s bars and CLIF Kid Zbars may contain peanuts, almonds, Brazil… Continue Reading