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Costco stores in Canada recall croissants for plastic

Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. is recalling its Kirkland Signature brand all butter croissants from certain Costco stores because they may contain plastic. The company did not provide any details on how the possible contamination was discovered. Consumers should not consume the Kirkland Signature brand “All Butter Croissants,” according to a notice posted Jan. 6 by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Some of the… Continue Reading

Kirkland Signature Sliced Fruit Recalled From Costco for Potential Salmonella

Oregon Freeze Dry Inc. of Albany, OR, has voluntarily recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit produced exclusively for Costco Wholesale Stores. In cooperation with Costco, the company issued the recall after determining that the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Precautionary recall measures began on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Consumers who may… Continue Reading

All Recalled Costco Smoked Salmon Cleared or Destroyed, Company Says

After calling nearly 250,000 customers last week to tell them the smoked salmon they had purchased was being recalled for potential Salmonella contamination, Costco has released one of the two recalled brands of the fish back onto the market, and has been informed by health officials that no U.S. illnesses are linked to either product…. Continue Reading

Costco Recalls Smoked Salmon Sold to Quarter of a Million Customers

Of two brands recalled, only one has been linked to European outbreak

Costco Wholesale – the only U.S. carrier of the European smoked salmon that’s been linked to hundreds of Salmonella illnesses in the Netherlands – issued a recall of the fish Monday, using its automated system to call the nearly 250,000 U.S. consumers who had purchased the product over the past month. The recalled smoked salmon… Continue Reading

Expanded Recall of Diamond Pet Foods Dry Dog Food

Phyllis Entis, author of the eFoodAlert blog, put together this thorough report on the Diamond Pet Foods link to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infection, which has sickened at least 14 people, and the expansion of its earlier recalls, which now includes all formulas and package sizes of many brands manufactured at its Gaston, South… Continue Reading