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U.S. follows Canada with recall of Now Real Food seed snacks

A snack mix sold under the Now Real Food brand that was recalled in Canada a few days ago is now being recalled in the United States because clover seeds in the product are implicated in Salmonella outbreak investigations. In a recall notice for Now Real Food brand Zesty Sprouting Mix that was posted Thursday… Continue Reading

Beef pastrami recalled after company discovers curing problem

An Iowa company is recalling more than a ton of beef pastrami after a consumer complaint spurred tests that showed enough curing solution may not have been used during production. Agri Star Meat and Poultry LLC of Postville, IA, reported the problem to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Thursday, according to the… Continue Reading

Texas company recalls raw, frozen ground beef for E. coli

Texas Naturals Meats is recalling almost 500 pounds of raw frozen ground beef that was produced almost a year ago because its own tests this week returned positive results for E. coli O103. The recalled “Green Fields Farms Rogers Texas Ground Beef” sparked concern at the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) because its… Continue Reading

Canada reports more ill in outbreak traced to frozen chicken

An outbreak in Canada that has been traced to raw, frozen chicken patties is continuing to make people sick, with nine new cases confirmed by federal officials. The new cases brings the number of ill people to 68. At least 15 people have been so sick they were admitted to hospitals, according to an update… Continue Reading

Multiple brands of chicken, beef and pork products recalled

A Michigan company is recalling more than 14 tons of salami, bologna, sausage and hot dogs made from poultry, pork and beef, according to a notice from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co. in Eastpointe, MI, had to recall the 28,300 pounds of meat and poultry products because they were… Continue Reading

Recall in another country triggers seed mix recall in Canada

Canadian officials report that Puresource Inc. is recalling a three-seed sprouting mix, packaged under the Now Real Food brand, because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been confirmed in Canada in relation to the “Zesty Sprouting Mix,” according to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).  “This recall… Continue Reading

FDA posts specific stores that sold melon linked to outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has released a list of specific store locations — in addition to retail chains — that sold pre-cut melon that has been recalled because of a multi-state Salmonella outbreak. The USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service routinely gathers and posts lists of specific locations where recalled products have been sold, but… Continue Reading

More than 200 tons of H-E-B sausage recalled after complaint

J Bar B Foods of  Waelder, TX, is recalling more than 410,000 pounds of H-E-B brand beef brisket smoked sausage because of an adulterated and misbranded ingredient, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain a pork casing, which is not declared on the product label, and may… Continue Reading