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Bulletproof 360 pulls protein bars, bites worldwide for Listeria

Bulletproof 360 Inc. joined the list of companies recalling granola and protein bar products this week because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of an ingredient from an outside supplier, pulling product across the U.S. and from more than 40 other countries. Five different “Collagen Protein” bar and bite products are included in the recall, which which… Continue Reading

GoMacro, Thrive Bars recalled for possible Listeria in almonds

GoMacro is recalling a limited number of MacroBars and Thrive Bars in the U.S. and Canada because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company’s almond supplier notified GoMacro on Wednesday that an ingredient in specific MacroBars and Thrive Bars could be contaminated, according to the recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. No… Continue Reading

Nature Path granola recalled from Costco because of Listeria

Another granola recall is underway because of possible Listeria contamination, this one from Nature’s Path Foods Inc. for their brand of Coconut & Cashew Butter Crunchy Granola, which was sold at Costco stores in Canada. Nature’s Path notified Costco warehouses in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan of the issue, according to a  recall notice posted… Continue Reading

NJ firm recalls 15 tons of poultry, beef for lack of milk on labels

Golden Platter Foods Inc. of Newark, NJ, has recalled 15.8 tons of ready-to-eat, breaded poultry and beef products because they were made with batter and cracker meal that contained milk, a known allergen that isn’t declared on the labels. Under federal law, the labeling problem is considered “misbranding” because milk is one of several allergens that must be… Continue Reading

Wildway, Trader Joe’s grain-free granola recalled for Listeria

Trader Joe’s and Wildly LLC are recalling their grain-free granola because a supplier notified them that an ingredient used in the granola “has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.” San Antonio-based Wildly LLC posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration June 14, naming its own branded grain-free granola and the Trader… Continue Reading

Freeze-dried hash with 3-decade shelf life recalled for rubber

After an employee reported finding pieces of rubber in beef hash produced by OFD Foods LLC, the Albany, OR, company recalled pouches of the freeze-dried hash, which has a 29-year shelf life. Less than 200 pounds of the Mountain House brand hash is implicated, according to the recall notice on the USDA’s food Safety and… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s recalls ice cream because of bits of metal

For the second consecutive month, Trader Joe’s is recalling ice cream. All lot codes of the retailer’s branded Matcha Green Tea flavored ice cream are under recall because they could be contaminated with small pieces of metal. Although no injuries or illnesses had been reported as of June 10 when Trader Joe’s posted the recall notice, the company is urging consumers to discard the product immediately. The recall… Continue Reading

Listeria in production plant spurs recall of a ton of salads

Castellini Group subsidiaries Club Chef, CC Kitchens involved, as well as Kroger Fresh Selections

Following a Listeria-related recall by its parent company Club Chef involving freshcut produce snacks, CC Kitchens LLC today recalled more than a ton of salads because they contained lettuce that had been recalled for possible Listeria contamination. Also today the Kroger Co. posted recalls of several additional CC Kitchens salads because of potential Listeria contamination…. Continue Reading