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Recalled salads might contain romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli O157:H7

Freedom, PA-based Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co. Saturday recalled approximately 8,757 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157: H7 from romaine lettuce, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat salad products were produced from April 9, 2018, to April 12, 2018, and… Continue Reading

67 tons of salisbury steak recalled for bone fragments

Arkansas’ ConAgra Brands Inc., located in Russellville, Wednesday recalled 135,159 pounds of Salisbury steak products after at least three consumers reported mouth injuries. The nationwide recall, posted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), reported possible contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone, as the reason for the recall. The family-style,… Continue Reading

Texas Meat Packers caught operating without USDA inspection

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) caught Texas Meat Packers in Fort Worth operating without inspection personnel being present last Saturday (March 24), causing a recall today (March 31)  of beef products.     FSIS discovered the operation on  Friday (March 30) through a review of Texas Meat Packers records. Owned by PFP Enterprises LLC,  Texas… Continue Reading

Mickey Brown beef burritos recalled for no inspections

Houma, LA-based Mickey Brown Inc. has recalled approximately 4,130 pounds of beef burrito products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat beef burrito items were produced on various dates from March 28, 2017 through March 6, 2018. Recalled… Continue Reading

Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination

In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat,  has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw beef products were incorporated into a non-meat ingredient, Au Jus Seasoning, which tested positive for… Continue Reading

Mechanically tenderized sirloins recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

The Texas-based Standard Meat Company, located in Sagina, late Thursday recalled up to 53,154 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw beef products incorporated a non-meat ingredient, Au Jus Seasoning, that was found positive for the presence… Continue Reading

Complaints about hard, green plastic in Johnsonville pork sausage: 55 tons recalled

Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 109,603 pounds of smoked pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The fully cooked pork sausage items were produced on Jan. 4, 2018. This is the product subject to… Continue Reading

Mississippi catfish company recalls 34.5 tons of catfish

Itta Bena, MS-based Heartland Catfish Company late Friday recalled approximately 69,016 pounds of Siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically leucomalachite green, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The various fresh and frozen, raw, intact Siluriformes (catfish) products were… Continue Reading