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Ripples of recalls for freshcut produce; FDA sets up web page

King Soopers, Paragon Foods, Pacific Coast Fruit, recall products made with Mann vegetables

With more companies posting recalls for freshcut vegetables daily — including products sold to schools — the impact of Mann Packing’s Oct. 19 produce recall continues to ripple through the North American food chain. At least nine retailers and three produce companies initiated U.S. recalls in recent days because their products were made with freshcut… Continue Reading

Triple B recalls produce because of Mann Packing listeria recall

Triple B Corp. of Anchorage, AK, which does business as Charlie’s Produce, is recalling freshcut vegetables, vegetable fry kits and trays because they include fresh produce recalled by Mann Packing because of a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing of Salinas, CA, posted its recall as a news release Oct. 19. It included… Continue Reading

Whole Foods recalls salads in California because of Listeria risk

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some salads from 10 stores in Northern California because they include fresh produce recalled by Mann Packing because of a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing of Salinas, CA, posted its recall as a news release Oct. 19. It included more than 150 products sold in Canada… Continue Reading

H-E-B recalls soups because of Mann Packing produce recall

H-E-B grocery stores in Texas are recalling single-serving soups because they include fresh produce recalled by Mann Packing because of a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing of Salinas, CA, posted its recall as a news release Oct. 19. It included more than 150 products sold in Canada and the United States under… Continue Reading

H-E-B Meat recalls 1,150 pounds of diced chicken thighs

San Antonio’s H-E-B Meat Plant recalled 1,150 pounds of diced chicken thighs on Tuesday because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains wheat, a known allergen that is not declared on the product label.  The raw, diced chicken thighs were produced… 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