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Ground beef recalled for possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination

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Silver Springs Farms, Inc., located in Harleysville, PA , late Friday recalled approximately 740 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ground beef items were produced on August 19, 2016 and include: 20-lb cases containing… Continue Reading

Retail beef grinders better be keeping their logs come Saturday

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If it takes a little longer to get your butcher’s attention on Saturday, he or she might be busy with grinding logs. And if grinding logs are a successful tool, it will be easier to find the source of contaminated beef during outbreaks. The final rule requiring “official establishments and retail stores” that grind raw beef products… Continue Reading

UPDATED: BOLO for recalled ground beef in Texas after E. coli test result

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UPDATED CONTENT Sept. 29: As of today, at least one retailer that received the recalled products has been identified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A WinCo Foods location in Duncanville, TX, received some of the boneless beef trim products recalled by Caviness Beef Packers. The USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service will post additional updates… Continue Reading

E. coli cases traced to slaughterhouse; beef, veal, bison recalled

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A Massachusetts meat company is recalling beef, veal and bison processed from July through this week because state and federal officials have linked it to a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. Seven people in four states have been confirmed with infections from the outbreak strain of E. coli. Of the five victims interviewed as… Continue Reading

Meat and poultry pizzas from Canada recalled for not getting inspections

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Toronto-based RFG Canada Inc. on Thursday recalled approximately 1,250 pounds of meat and poultry pizzas imported from Canada and not presented to FSIS for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health… Continue Reading

Spring rolls recalled for misbranding and undeclared allergens

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Speedy Foods LLC, in Commerce City, CO, Tuesday recalled approximately 920 pounds of chicken spring roll products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The southwest chicken spring rolls… Continue Reading

Small amount of meat recalled in Washington state for missed inspections

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On Saturday, Gallo Meats LLC of Colville, WA, recalled approximately 82 pounds of various sausage, beef and lamb products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection although a mark of inspection was applied to the products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Italian sausage, beef and lamb… Continue Reading

Pork rind products recalled for not listing wheat as an allergen

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Savory Foods of Portsmouth, OH, has recalled approximately 32,928 pounds of pork rind products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reported Saturday. The product contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The Hot and Spicy Pork Rind… Continue Reading

Rodent activity in storage area prompts huge recall of meat, poultry products

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UPDATE Sept. 19: The USDA has posted a partial list of the retailers that sold the recalled meat and poultry products from MIH Marketing and Sales. Click here to see the list. Beebe, AR-based MIH Marketing and Sales recalled approximately 662,049 pounds of various meat and poultry products on Saturday that were stored under insanitary… Continue Reading

Small amount of lamb meat sold in MA recalled for potential E. coli risk

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PT Farm LLC of North Haverhill, NH, is recalling approximately 15 pounds of lamb products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday. The lamb products, a neck and one leg, were derived from a carcass produced on Sept. 6, shipped to a… Continue Reading