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Mislabeling and undeclared allergens spark base products recall

Custom Culinary Inc. of Oswego, IL, is recalling 9,444 pounds of chicken and beef soup base products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products’ labels incorrectly identified the products as chicken, but they may contain beef. Additionally, the products contain soy, a known… Continue Reading

Pork products recalled for mislabeling, misbranding, and undeclared allergens

Miami’s  Embutidos Fanguito, Inc. Friday recalled  approximately 454 pounds of pork products due to mislabeling, misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The pork product label incorrectly identified it as cooked product. In addition, the products may contain soy, a known allergen, and Monosodium Glutamate… Continue Reading

23 tons of beef trimmings recalled for possible adulteration

Bryan, TX – based Readfield Meats, Inc., doing business as Ruffino Meats & Food Service, Saturday recalled  approximately 45,985 pounds of beef trimming products due to possible adulteration, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product labels include “For Cooking Only,” indicating that they are intended for further… Continue Reading

Miami cheese maker recalls product from California for Listeria

Three tons of cheese produced by Miami’s La Nica Products Inc. was recalled Tuesday for possible Listeria contamination. No illnesses are yet associated with the recall, but Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. While healthy adults may suffer only short-term symptoms such… Continue Reading

17 and half tons of José Olé beef taquitos recalled for ‘extraneous materials’

Ajinomoto Windsor Inc., a Lampasas, TX, establishment, late Friday recalled  more than 35,000 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito products that consumers have said are contaminated rubber and plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito items were produced on Dec. 30, 2016. Subject to… Continue Reading

Rare shiga toxin-producing E. coli found in recalled Texas beef

Almost 37 tons of Texas beef was recalled Sunday after sampling was positive for the rare E. coli O103. Waco-based  H & B Packing Co., Inc. issued the recall for an estimated  73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103,  according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety… Continue Reading

Over 63 tons of pulled pork recalled for not listing soy on label

Brookwood Farms, Inc. in  Siler City, NC  recalled approximately 126,570 pounds of pulled pork products Thursday  due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The fully cooked, pulled pork items… Continue Reading

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

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

Enough meat and vegetables for record second-quarter recall stew

Stericycle Inc., the Indianapolis business-to-business services company that tracks all sorts of recalls, including food, does its counting and comparisons by lots. Other ways of counting might be better for food. USDA, for example, has long used pounds of meat in reporting recalls. In the second quarter of 2016, however, recall activity for both U.S…. Continue Reading

Miami firm recalls 188.5 tons of curry spices because of lead

Miami’s Oriental Packing Co. Inc. late Friday recalled roughly 188.5 tons  of  blended seasoning curry products because it is contaminated with lead. Lead can accumulate in the body over time and can cause serious and sometimes permanent adverse health consequences. The New York State Health Department discovered the lead contamination in the finished products during… Continue Reading