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Listeria concern brings recall of ham by Memphis company

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Memphis-based Fineberg Packing Co. Inc. has recalled 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). FSIS and the company are concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are… 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

Campbell’s recalls chicken soup for undeclared milk allergen

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Consumer complaints spurred Campbell Soup Co. to recall 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The chicken with whole grain pasta soup items… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Lay’s, Miss Vickies chips recalled for Salmonella risk

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UPDATED CONTENT 9:15 p.m. — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency also posted a recall for three sizes of packages of one flavor of the Frito-Lay chips. Details and photos below. Frito-Lay is recalling several varieties of Lay’s and Miss Vickie’s chips nationwide because the seasoning on them has been recalled because of Salmonella. “This action is the direct… 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

55 tons of frozen meals recalled for brownie Salmonella risk

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is alerting consumers nationwide that the brownie mix dessert included in breaded chicken nugget meals produced by Conagra Brands Inc., in Marshall, MO, may be contaminated with Salmonella. FSIS is issuing this alert, which affects 110,817 pounds of frozen meals, out of an abundance… Continue Reading

Atkins chicken, cheese, bean burritos recalled for eggs, sausage

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Holland, MI-based Request Foods Inc. has recalled about 30,500 pounds of burrito products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products are mislabeled as a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an egg and sausage burrito product. The product contains egg and soy,… Continue Reading

Mango flavored popsicles recalled in 4 states for Salmonella

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La Granja Inc. of Doraville, GA, is recalling 4,000 units of “hand-crafted Paleteria Mango Flavored” ice cream treats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis. The popsicles were distributed in Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina through retail stores by direct delivery. “The recall was a result of a routine… Continue Reading

Chicken cous cous recalled for undeclared allergens

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Food Evolution LLC in Schiller Park, IL, has recalled 150 pounds of Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains tree nuts, specifically pecans, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label…. Continue Reading