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Walmart, Loblaw, Metro recall popcorn in Canada; insects found

Canadian officials posted a nationwide recall of Great Value brand popcorn from Walmart stores after a consumer complained of finding insects in the product. The recalled popcorn, produced Dec. 28, 2017, is packed in 1-kilogram bags. The packaging identifies the product as “Great Value Popping Corn” according to the recall notice posted Feb. 6 by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Consumers can identify the recalled Great Value brand… Continue Reading

Popcorn Recalled Over Possible Listeria Contamination

Indiana-based Dale and Thomas Popcorn is recalling certain ready-to-eat bags of popcorn due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. No illnesses have been connected to the recall. The company has posted a product recall list on its website. Affected products were packaged in red… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Milk, Soy, Nuts, Wheat in Popcorn

Popcorn Palace of Schiller Park, IL, warned consumers Tuesday that some of its one-gallon Value Bags contain various allergens — milk, soy, peanuts, tree nuts and wheat — not disclosed on the packaging. The omission was discovered for popcorn products that would have been purchased after Oct. 1, 2011 through some of the company’s fundraising programs…. Continue Reading