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California Meat Processor Recalls More Ground Beef for Potential Plastic Pieces

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A Hanford, CA, meat-processing facility is again recalling ground beef for potentially containing small pieces of plastic. According to a recall notice issued Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, Central Valley Meat Company is recalling nearly 90,000 pounds of ground beef in 40-lb. cases containing 10-lb. chubs of “Fine… Continue Reading

Consumer Alert for Minnesota’s Belgrade Meat Center

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) issued an April 3rd consumer alert for people to avoid consuming smoked pork and beef pepper sticks produced by Belgrade Meat Center, located in Belgrade, MN, after routine product sampling discovered the products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. It’s too early to know if there are any… Continue Reading

Undercooked Sausage Recalled by Producer

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An Iowa-based company is recalling 90,975 pounds of sausage because the product may have been undercooked during processing. Pinnacle Foods Group, LLC of Fort Madison, IA issued a recall of its bourbon barbecue sausages Tuesday after the company discovered that the meat products were not cooked thoroughly. The problem is thought to have arisen from… Continue Reading

XL Foods E. coli Beef Recall Expands Again

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) over the weekend again expanded its recall of beef products from XL Foods for E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The Canadian recall, which has now been expanded 11 times, has affected 30 U.S. states and multiple American retailers, including Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Kroger. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food… Continue Reading

CA Schools Served Recalled Meat

Two school districts in California recently served potentially contaminated meat to schoolchildren, according to KGET in Bakersfield. According to the local news station, Tejon School District in Lebec and Frazier Park and Bearsley School DIstrict in Oildale, California each served pre-cooked and packaged burritos on the recall list in their cafeterias just days before the… Continue Reading

4.9 Million Pounds of Meat Added to E. coli Recall

In another weekend recall announcement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported yesterday that Southern California-based Huntington Meat Packing Inc. has dramatically expanded its January 18th recall over E. coli O157:H7 concerns. The Class I recall now includes approximately 4.9 million pounds of additional beef and veal products, sold under three different brand names: Huntington,… Continue Reading

West Missouri Beef Recalls 14,000 lbs

Rockville, Missouri-based West Missouri Beef is recalling approximately 14,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced late Tuesday. The following products are subject to recall: One combo bin containing approximately 2,000 pounds of fresh boneless beef… Continue Reading

390 Tons of Beef Recalled for E. coli

California-based Huntington Meat Packing, Inc, is recalling approximately 864,000 pounds–390 tons–of beef that may be contaminated with E. coli O157: H7 after the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) found a problem during a Food Safety Assessment. The recall includes meat produced last week as well as product from 2008… Continue Reading

Beef Recalled for E. coli Contamination

Athol, MA-based Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC., late Monday recalled approximately 2,574 pounds of beef that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). It is the first E. coli-related recall of 2010. This recall was initiated after the Massachusetts Department of Public Health… Continue Reading