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Talking Rain pulls Sparkling Ice soft drink after complaints

Several consumer complaints reporting an “off-taste” and “off-odor” after purchasing bottles of Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade beverage, spurred Talking Rain to recall specific lot codes of the product. “No other Sparkling Ice products are affected by this recall,” according to a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. Talking Rain of Preston,… Continue Reading

Almost 7 tons of jerky, meat sticks recalled for inspection issue

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports that People’s Sausage Co. is recalling almost 7 tons of jerky and meat stick products because they were produced without an approved voluntary grant of inspection. The problem was discovered on June 22 during an FSIS investigation. According to the agency, only establishments that have received a “Grant of Inspection” are considered… Continue Reading

Chocolate milk recalled because of improper pasteurization

Routine testing by The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has revealed some milk from an Orange County dairy farmer was not properly pasteurized, prompting a recall of “Pasteurized Creamline Chocolate Milk” that was distributed in Pine Bush, NY. The recalled improperly pasteurized milk was sold at the Stap Dairy Farm Store at 426 Drexel… Continue Reading

Uno Foods recalls 1,881 pounds of calzone products

The Brockton, MA-based Uno Foods Inc. has recalled approximately 1,881 pounds of products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). “The product is labeled as a ham and cheese calzone, but the package contains a buffalo chicken calzone,” which is not declared on the product label. The… Continue Reading

17.7 tons of beef, mostly Kroger brand, recalled for plastic bits

JBS USA Inc. Wednesday recalled approximately almost 35,500 pounds of raw ground beef products from its Lenoir, NC, after a report of extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). A consumer found blue, hard plastic pieces in the product JBS made for Kroger and complained about, leading… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Hepatitis A illnesses prompt recall of frozen strawberries

Update: The back of the Montana brand frozen strawberries packaging states the berries are from Egypt. Montana brand frozen strawberries are being pulled from Canadian stores because of possible hepatitis A contamination. This recall was triggered by findings during an investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a… Continue Reading

Ohio company recalls 7 tons of barbecued beef for rubber bits

Consumer complaints of pieces of rubber in barbecued pulled beef prompted J.T.M. Provisions Co. to recall more than seven tons of the product, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. “FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers,” the USDA’s subagency reported. “Consumers who have purchased… Continue Reading

Organic milk recalled when improper pasteurization discovered

Producers of organic milk sold in parts of New York are recalling an undisclosed amount of whole milk after state inspectors found the product was improperly pasteurized. Pelleh Farms Inc. in Swan Lake, NY, voluntarily recalled the Bethel Creamery brand whole, non-homogenized, organic milk, according to a consumer alert from New York State Agriculture Commissioner… Continue Reading