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Six grocery chains across 12 states recall snacks for Salmonella

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Chocolate covered pretzels and other snacks with long shelf lives are being recalled from hundreds of stores by at least six grocery chains across a dozen states because of possible Salmonella contamination, The snacks — some in party trays themed for the football playoff season — were produced by Palmer Candy Co. using an ingredient… Continue Reading

Dutch Valley recalls snack mix because of Salmonella fears

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Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. is recalling 5-pound bags of cappuccino snack mix because of possible contamination with Salmonella in one of its ingredients. The Myerstown, PA, company sold the candy mix to consumers nationwide via the Internet and distributed the recalled product to 22 states, according to a recall notice on the Food and… Continue Reading

Tupperware recalls seasoning; Salmonella risk from milk plant

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People who bought Tupperware brand chipotle seasoning mix after Aug. 2, 2016, are urged not to use it because of potential Salmonella contamination from a powdered milk ingredient. Tupperware U.S. Inc. of Orlando, FL, posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, joining almost 20 other companies that have recalled foods because of… Continue Reading

Ton of chicken tenders recalled after consumer complaint

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After a consumer complaint, Schreiber Processing Corp. in Maspeth, NY, has recalled  2,330 pounds of chicken tender products that may be contaminated with plastic and misbranded, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The breaded chicken breast tenders were produced on Dec. 8, 2016, and packaged on Dec. 9,… Continue Reading

Twinkies recalled because of powdered milk Salmonella issue

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This week a seasonal version of the iconic American snack cake — Hostess Twinkies — joined dozens of other foods as a victim of a secondary recall because of Salmonella contamination at a powdered milk plant. Hostess Brands LLC of Kansas City, MO, initiated a nationwide recall of its “Holiday White Peppermint Twinkies” late Monday… Continue Reading

Chicken breasts recalled for misbranding and allergens

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Houston’s Perfect Fit Meals LLC Tuesday recalled 3,546 pounds of chicken breast products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product may contain milk and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat chicken breast items were produced on Dec. 20… Continue Reading

Publix, Wal-Mart, Palmer brand snacks recalled for Salmonella

Salmonella problems at Valley Milk Products LLC powdered milk plant again blamed

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Five weeks after the U.S. Marshals Service raided a powdered milk factory at the request of FDA, seizing more than 4 million pounds of product because of possible Salmonella contamination, down-stream food companies are still initiating recalls, the latest being the iconic Palmer Candy Co. The 149-year-old, family-owned candy company based in Souix City, IA,… Continue Reading

Mikesell’s chips recalled for Salmonella risk in seasoning

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Mikesell’s Potato Chip Co. is recalling its 2.25-ounce bags of “Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella from powdered milk used in the seasoning. There is concern that the recalled chips are in stores and consumers’ homes because they have sell-by dates well into in February 2017. Mikesell’s… Continue Reading

Anchovy-stuffed olives from Spain recalled in U.S., Canada

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Roland brand anchovy-stuffed olives are being recalled from retailers and food service operations across North America after consumer complaints of bulging cans spurred federal investigators to test the product. The recall includes 3-ounce cans of olives distributed in the United States and Canada. Neither the American Roland Food Corp. nor the U.S. Food and Drug… Continue Reading

Route 11 recalls chips for powdered milk Salmonella risk

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A Virginia company is recalling four months worth of sour cream and chive flavored potato chips because powdered milk used in the seasoning has been recalled because of possible Salmonella contamination. Route 11 Potato Chips of Mount Jackson, VA, posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, but did not indicate how… Continue Reading