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Golden Gourmet recalls frozen turkey patties with waffles

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Georgia’s Golden Gourmet, located in Americus, GA,  Thursday recalled 5,200 pounds of frozen entree products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen waffles with turkey sausage patty items were produced and packaged on Dec. 21, 28, 29 and 30, 2016. The… Continue Reading

Kroger recalls Simple Truth macadamia nuts for Listeria risk

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The Kroger Co. is recalling Simple Truth brand macadamia nuts from various retailers in three states because they may contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall notice posted on Kroger’s website had few details. It does not name the nut grower or packer and does not indicate how the potential contamination was discovered. The product has… Continue Reading

Cheese from Nicaragua recalled for Listeria concerns

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Another Miami-based company is recalling imported cheese because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Global Garlic Inc. recalled “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese” from Nicaragua but did not report how the possible bacterial contamination was discovered. Global Garlic distributed the De Mi Pais brand cheese to retailers in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Fl, and in… Continue Reading

Miami cheese maker recalls product from California for Listeria

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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

FDA warnings: Tacoma fish factory, St. Paul bakery cited

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Listeria monocytogenes growing on equipment and other surfaces in a Tacoma, WA, fish processing plant and filthy conditions with evidence of insect infestations in a St. Paul, MN, bakery earned business owners warning letters from the Food and Drug Administration recently. In the most recent batch of warning letters made public by the FDA, federal… Continue Reading

126 tons of meat and poultry burritos recalled for possible Listeria contamination

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The Las Cruces, NM-based Green Chile Food Company Saturday recalled approximately 252,854 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry frozen burrito products because they may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat meat and poultry frozen burrito items were produced and packaged… Continue Reading

Waffles with Listeria contamination requires a meat recall

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Mississippi’s Valley Innovative Services, located in the town of  Pearl , Friday recalled approximately 130,071 pounds of meat and poultry frozen entrée products which included a non-meat ingredient (waffles) that was recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The heat-treated, not fully cooked, not… Continue Reading

Pick 5 waffle sandwiches recalled for Listeria risk from Pinnacle

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Another brand of frozen waffle products made at a Pinnacle Foods Inc. production plant is under recall because Listeria monocytogenes was discovered in the facility. The recall of Pick 5 brand frozen chicken waffle sandwiches from Save-A-Lot stores nationwide came four days after Pinnacle Foods recalled Aunt Jemima and Hungry Man brand frozen breakfast products… Continue Reading

Listeria control workshop opens 2017 Food Safety Summit

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CHICAGO — There is a war on against deadly Listeria, and the facts on the ground are changing in some dramatic ways. Ten generals in that war took to the stage here Tuesday at 2017 Food Safety Summit for reports on what they called “The Latest in Listeria Control.” Few Americans paid much attention to Listeria until… Continue Reading

Pinnacle discontinues recalled Aunt Jemima breakfast products

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Editor’s note: In a related recall posted May 9, “Pick 5 Mix & Match Chicken & Waffle Sandwich” with a UPC number of 051933353664 were pulled from Save-A-Lot stores nationwide because the waffles were made in the contaminated production plant operated by Pinnacle Foods Inc. Three days after recalling Aunt Jemima and Hungry Man brand frozen pancakes,… Continue Reading