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Metal Fragments

Eckrich recalls 90,000 pounds of sausage because of metal bits

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Nine days after receiving notice that pieces of metal were embedded in a sausage product, Armour Eckrich Meats LLC posted a recall for more than 90,000 pounds of ready-to-eat breakfast sausage distributed to foodservice operations. Distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas received the fully-cooked pork, turkey and beef breakfast sausage items,… Continue Reading

100 tons of Nathan’s and Curtis franks recalled nationwide

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More than 100 tons of Nathan’s brand and Curtis brand beef hotdogs are being recalled by John Morrell & Co. because of complaints of contamination with extraneous bits of metal. The Cincinnati-based company notified the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) about the complaints on Friday, according to the recall notice posted on the… Continue Reading

Metal fragments cause recall of almost 1 million pounds of chicken

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Consumer complaints about metal objects being found in ready to eat chicken products were verified by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, leading to a recall late Thursday of approximately 933,272 pounds of breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials by OK Food Inc. in Oklahoma City. The ready-to-eat (RTE) breaded chicken items… Continue Reading

Meatball recall for metal fragments expanded to almost 32 tons

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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

13 tons of meatballs, chicken fried steak recalled for metal bits

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At least two consumers have found pieces of metal in ground beef products from King’s Command Foods LLC, spurring the company to recall more than 13 tons of meatballs and chicken fried steaks nationwide. In addition to having been shipped to retailers, some of the recalled products went to U.S. Department of Defense facilities and… Continue Reading

Weis recalls baked goods because of metal bits in sugar

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Another recall spurred by metal fragments in sugar from an unnamed supplier was issued Friday evening, this time for 30 bakery products sold by Weis Markets. The Weis recall includes muffins, cookies, shortbread and bread products distributed to the Pennsylvania-based retailer’s stores. It operates more than 160 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey… Continue Reading

Cornmeal Recalled over Metal Mesh

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The Morrison Milling Company has initiated a voluntary recall of certain corn products due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh caused by a faulty screen at our production facility which could present a choking hazard. The problem was detected by our quality department during routine production line checks. There have been… Continue Reading