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HEB shredded beef products recalled for extraneous material

Following a consumer complaint about plastic in the product, J & B Sausage Company Inc., doing business as J Bar B Foods in Waelder, TX, Thursday recalled more than 6 tons of fully cooked shredded beef products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Fully Cooked Smoked Seasoned Shredded… Continue Reading

H-E-B, Hill Country Fare bread recalled because of rubber

San Antonio-based HEB Grocery Co. is recalling H-E-B and Hill Country Fare sandwich bread because of the possibility that it has extraneous rubber in it. “H-E-B, committed to the quality of its products, is voluntarily issuing a precautionary recall for H-E-B and Hill Country Fare sandwich bread with a best-by date of April 29 or… Continue Reading

String of cheese recalls continues, as does Listeria probe

Five more brands of cheese are under nationwide recall, this time by Ohio distributor MDS Foods Inc., because of Listeria monocytogenes found in finished cheese made by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC. Although the MDS Foods recall is dated Feb. 11, it was not available on the Food and Drug Administration website until Monday afternoon. It… Continue Reading

Sara Lee recalls cheese; 3rd-party plant has history of Listeria

Sara Lee Deli brand cheese is the latest on a growing list of product recalls because of Listeria found in cheese manufactured by Deutsch Käse Haus LLC of Middlebury, IN, which was warned in 2010 about Listeria monocytogenes in its plant. In addition to the Sara Lee cheese, since Thursday, three brands of cheese produced… Continue Reading

Taylor Farms recalls Signature, HEB salads; Listeria in cheese

Secondary recalls related to Listeria discovered by Tennessee officials in cheese have begun, with Taylor Farms recalling more than three tons of chicken salad and pork products because they contain recalled Sargento cheese. The recalled Taylor Farms products — packaged under the Signature Cafe and the H-E-B brands — have use-by dates through Feb. 19,… Continue Reading

Powdered milk forces Albertsons, HEB, Safeway bakery recalls

More than 60 bakery products — including custom-made cakes — are under recall by grocery retailers Albertsons, Safeway and HEB because they were made with powdered milk from Valley Milk Products LLC, which is under recall because of Salmonella. “Valley Milk Products has voluntarily recalled the milk product due to possible Salmonella contamination. Dawn Food Products… Continue Reading

Raw, shelled pistachios recalled because of Salmonella risk

HEB Grocery Co. LP is recalling bulk and packaged, raw, shelled pistachios because a random sample tested by the government returned positive results for Salmonella contamination. No reports of illnesses had been made to the company as of Wednesday when the recall notice was posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. Texas locations of… Continue Reading

Baby food recalled after rubber found by consumer

A consumer complaint of a small piece of rubber in H-E-B brand baby food has led to the recall of the entire H-E-B Baby Food 2 pack, 4-ounce cups product line. The San Antonio, TX, company reported no injuries associated with the recalled products in its notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website…. Continue Reading

30 tons of ground beef recalled because of metal fragment

A Texas beef processor is recalling more than 30 tons of meat after a consumer reported finding a metal fragment of Hill Country Fare brand ground beef. Sam Kane Beef Processors LLC of Corpus Christi recalled the 60,350 pounds of ground beef today, reporting that all of the implicated meat was shipped to three H-E-B… Continue Reading

Seven brands of black beans recalled because of ink pen

Faribault Foods Inc. is recalling 15-ounce cans of black beans after a consumer found part of an ink pen in a can. Seven brands are included, but only one production code is implicated in the recall of no-salt-added black beans, according to a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. The code… Continue Reading