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Gaspésien brand ham, pork recalled after Listeria testing

Les Cuisines Gaspésiennes de Matane Ltée of Ottawa, Canada, is recalling Gaspésien brand pork products from the marketplace because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The recall covers clear packages of various cuts of smoked pork, marked with various UPC numbers and production codes listed below. This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. To date, the company has received no reports of illness associated with… Continue Reading

How many cooks in your holiday kitchen know the rules?

Spring holidays often bring people together to make and eat meals. Even the most seasoned cooks can be challenged when preparing food when there are more people than usual at the table. Passover, Easter and Orthodox Easter all have traditional foods associated with them. People who don’t normally cook these special foods may not be… Continue Reading

Listeria concern brings recall of ham by Memphis company

Memphis-based Fineberg Packing Co. Inc. has recalled 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). FSIS and the company are concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are… Continue Reading

Wegmans Deli Ham Recalled for Possible ‘Extraneous Materials’

Philadelphia-based E. G. Emils & Sons Inc. is recalling approximately 5,896 pounds of organic deli ham sold under the Wegmans label because it may be contaminated with “extraneous materials,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The following product is subject to USDA recall: “Wegmans Food You Feel Good… Continue Reading

Ham Products Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Gusto Packing of Montgomery, IL, is recalling approximately 67,113 pounds of sliced spiral ham products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The hams were shipped to wholesalers for further distribution in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, while some were exported… Continue Reading

Deli Meat Listeria Recall Expands to Include 468,000 Pounds of Product

The Louisiana firm that recalled 20,166 pounds of roast beef products earlier this week for potential Listeria contamination has greatly expanded the initial recall, which now includes 468,000 pounds of a variety of deli meats. Manda Packing Company of Baker, Louisiana, is now including ham, turkey breast, tasso pork, ham shanks, hog head cheese, corned… Continue Reading

Byron Center Wholesale Meats Recalls Ham Products

Byron Center Wholesale Meats of Byron Center, Michigan announced Saturday that it was recalling approximately 6,500 pounds of ham products that were produced without a Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the recalled products were distributed in Michigan and Indiana under the “Seven Sons Family Farms… Continue Reading

CFIA Suspends Plant After Finding Listeria on Employee

After finding Listeria monocytogenes on the sleeve of a meat plant employee, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency suspended the license of a meat processing company in Edmonton, Alberta last week, saying the company had “failed to correct deficiencies” previously pointed out by the agency. As a result of the positive Listeria test, Capital Packers Inc…. Continue Reading