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Cauldron Soups recalls 5,163 pounds of beef broth for lack of inspection

Cauldron Soups, LLC, doing business as Cauldron Broths in Bellingham, WA on Friday recalled  approximately 5,163 pounds of beef broth products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The beef bone broth items were produced and packaged between December 21,… Continue Reading

Dip Trio Mix recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

Canton, TX-based Phoenix Food, LLC has recalled  select Dip Trio Mixes due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning packet. The recall is the direct result of a supplier’s recent recall of jalapeno powder that could contain Salmonella.  Although no Salmonella was found in the jalapeno powder supplied to Phoenix Food, the company… Continue Reading

Magnet found in sausage; Uncle John’s Pride recalls 70 tons

Tampa-based Uncle John’s Pride LLC is recalling 139,909 pounds of ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The problem was discovered when a metal magnet was found in the beef trim source product of the processed sausage… Continue Reading

Nine days in March shows FDA is busy with warning letters

Food and Drug Administration warning letters sent out from March 15 to 24, 2017 show the agency continues to target a multitude of practices that it finds  not in compliance. On March 15, FDA sent a warning letter to Country Favor Inc. in Maspeth, NY over the seafood importer’s “serious violations” of the seafood Hazard… Continue Reading

Pride and Joy Creamery again filling retail orders for raw milk

Pride & Joy Creamery was back to bottling its organic grass-fed raw milk on or about  April 4 after the Toppenish, WA dairy handled the scare resulting from E. coli being found in its plastic jugs collected from retail shelves. “We want to assure everyone that no one has been sick from drinking our milk,”… Continue Reading

Meatball recall for metal fragments expanded to almost 32 tons

King’s Command Foods, LLC in Kent, WA has upped the amount of a recall originally issued on March 9 to now total  approximately 63,252 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to a new report from  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The expanded… Continue Reading

Warning letters follow up recent FDA inspections

Bao International Inc. in La Canada, CA, Mama Turney’s Homemade Pies Inc. and  Southern Aire Seafood Inc., both in Nashville, and MBDR Foods LLC in Lenexa, KS all have one thing in common. They’ve recently received warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Association. Warning letters usually follow FDA inspections that turned up food… Continue Reading

Chicken breasts recalled for misbranding and allergens

Houston’s Perfect Fit Meals LLC Tuesday recalled 3,546 pounds of chicken breast products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product may contain milk and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat chicken breast items were produced on Dec. 20… Continue Reading

Biggest criminal fine ever in food safety case; zip for restitution

Leo A. Knowles, president of ConAgra Grocery Products Company LLC, appeared in federal court in Albany, GA, Tuesday to put a human face on the corporate entity pleading guilty to a criminal misdemeanor charge of shipping peanut butter contaminated with salmonella, causing a nationwide outbreak a decade ago. The plea, part of a bargain struck… Continue Reading

Snow Monkey pods recalled because of Listeria at Dr. Bob’s

FMIF Holdings LLC is recalling Snow Monkey Goji Berry flavor and Cacao flavor frozen treats because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found Listeria monocytogenes in the  the Dr. Bob’s ice cream manufacturing plant where Snow Monkey products were made. Dr. Bob’s of Upland LLC, now reportedly closed, is FMIF’s former manufacturing plant. The Snow Monkey… Continue Reading