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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

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

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