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FDA Warning Letters: Misbranding, Inadequate HACCP Plans, Excessive Drug Residues

The latest round of warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) include a dairy company cited for inaccurate nutritional claims, two seafood processors for inadequate HACCP plans, and three cattle producers for excessive drug treatments. FDA found that Minerva Dairy in Minerva, OH, misbranded its Greek yogurt butter product labels by including inaccurate nutrient… Continue Reading

Chicken Nuggets Recalled for Undeclared Milk

A Virginia company is recalling 1,440 pounds of its chicken nugget products because they contain milk, a known allergen, that is not declared on packaging. Perdue Foods, LLC of Bridgewater, VA issued a voluntary recall of its chicken breast nuggets Tuesday after it discovered that the nuggets, which had undergone a recipe reformulation, contained milk… Continue Reading

Tyson Recalls Breaded Chicken Snacks Bagged Incorrectly

Late Wednesday, Tyson Foods, Inc. announced a recall of approximately 67,269 pounds of packages labeled as Honey BBQ Flavored Boneless Chicken Wyngz for misbranding and undeclared allergens. The action is a Class I recall, meaning that there is a high public health risk. The Arkansas-based meat company said its Buffalo Style Boneless Chicken Wyngz were… Continue Reading

Not Listing Milk as Allergen Brings Bratwurst Sausage Recall

Makowski’s Real Sausage Co. in Chicago Saturday recalled some 1,305 pounds of cooked bratwurst sausage products because of misbranding and the undeclared allergen, milk, that is not declared on the label. No illnesses have yet been associated with the recalled sausage products. Subject to recall are: -10-lb. packages of “Real Sausage Co. COOKED WHITE BRATWURST… Continue Reading

Undeclared Allergen in Chicken and Yam Pies Prompts Recall

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A California-based company is recalling approximately 79 pounds of chicken and yam pie products because they may have been made with a curry paste that contains shrimp, but shrimp  – a known allergen – is not listed as an ingredient. Piccadilly Fine Foods of Santa Clara, CA issued a voluntary recall of the products Thursday… Continue Reading

BBQ Beef Sandwiches Recalled for Undeclared Soy, Wheat Flour

A Michigan-based company is recalling its barbecue beef sandwiches because they contain soy and wheat flour, both known allergens, which are not listed as ingredients on packaging. Spillson’s LTD of Monroe, MI issued a voluntary recall of its 4 ounce Texas BBQ Beef sandwiches Thursday after a review of the product’s label showed that the… Continue Reading

Peppermint Bon Bon Ice Cream Recalled for Undeclared Eggs

A North Dakota-based company is recalling half-gallon and quart containers of peppermint bon bon and peppermint bon bon light ice cream because they may contain eggs not listed as an ingredient. Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, ND has issued a voluntary recall of its Hornbacher’s Peppermint Bon Bon Light ice cream sold in 1.89 liter (half… Continue Reading

Frozen Desserts Recalled for Undeclared Milk

A California company is recalling various frozen dessert products because they contain a product derived from milk, a known allergen, but milk is not listed as an ingredient. Arctic Zero, Inc. of Escondido, CA has issued a voluntary recall of 16 oz. pints and chocolate dipped dessert bars produced before February, 2012. The products were… Continue Reading

Ben & Jerry’s Recalls Ice Cream for Missing Nut Advisory

Unilever is voluntarily recalling pints of its Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream because the container is missing a statement warning that the product was manufactured on equipment also used to process peanuts and tree nuts. The product normally bears the following warning at the end of its ingredient list: “Allergy Information: Fudge covered… Continue Reading

Pork Dumplings Recalled for Undeclared MSG

A California-based company is recalling 55,757 pounds of pork dumpling products because they contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), but this ingredient is not listed on packaging. CB Foods, Inc. of Monte, CA issued a voluntary recall of the pork dumplings after a food safety assessment by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service revealed that the chicken… Continue Reading