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What You Need to Know About Those Spinach-Related Recalls

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Over the past two weeks, foods sold at a number of major retailers, including Target, Costco and Wegmans, have been recalled for containing spinach at risk of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. While health authorities have not been able to trace back the contaminated spinach to a specific farm, all of the food products used spinach processed by… Continue Reading

Nature’s Eats Expands Macadamia Nut Recalls for Possible Salmonella

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Update (April 8): Texas Star Nut and Food Co. is expanding its original recall to include three more macadamia nut products under the Nature’s Eats brand name: BRAND PRODUCT SIZE AND PACKAGE LOT CODES Nature’s Eats Mustang Island Macadamia Sunrise 14 oz – Cello Bag 35337001 35168001 35542001 Nature’s Eats Natural Macadamia Nuts 6 oz –… Continue Reading

Update: La Terra Fina Expands Listeria Recall Twice to Include More Spinach Dip Products

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La Terra Fina of Union City, CA, has issued a third recall to include another spinach dip product at risk of being contaminated with Listeria. Information on the latest recalled product follows: Product Description UPC Code Best By Date Retailer Region 10-ounce Chunky Spinach Artichoke & Parmesan Dip & Spread 6-40410-51327-3 4/5/15 Midwest, West Coast & Rocky… Continue Reading

Laser Brand Corned Beef Recalled for Lack of Inspection

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Aadji & Manten International LLC of Rockville, MD, is recalling approximately 1,108 pounds of Laser brand canned corned beef products not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences… Continue Reading

O’Coconut Bars Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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Nutiva, an organic foods company based in Richmond, CA, has initiated a voluntary product recall of the following O’Coconut™ products after being notified by supplier that samples of a raw material in this product have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella: Product # Description Packaging Unit UPC Display UPC Master Case UPC Lot Code Exp… Continue Reading

Giant and Martin’s Brand Walnuts and Trail Mixes Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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Following a recall by Aurora Products Inc., Giant Food Stores LLC and Martin’s Food Markets are voluntarily recalling Aurora and Giant/Martin’s brand walnut and trail mix blend products due to potential Salmonella contamination. The following products are included in this recall: Giant/Martin’s walnuts, 6.5 oz., UPC 8826713594, with best if used by dates of 10/29/15… Continue Reading

Spinach Dip Recalled from Bay Area Costco Stores for Listeria Risk

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La Terra Fina, based in Union City, CA, is issuing a voluntary recall of its Organic Spinach Dip sold at Costco stores in the Bay Area due to a potential health risk from Listeria monocytogenes exposure. The recall of product available in Bay Area Costco stores is a precaution. Product Name: La Terra Fina Organic Thick & Creamy Spinach Dip… Continue Reading

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Recalled for Possible Metal Pieces

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Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of its Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small pieces of metal. The recalled product is limited to the 7.25-oz. size of the Original flavor of boxed dinner with the… Continue Reading

Juici Patties Brand Chicken Patties Recalled in Canada for E. Coli Risk

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Ottawa-based Juici Patties is recalling Juici Patties brand Jamaican Style unbaked Chicken Patties sold in Canada due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The recalled product was sold in 1.6 kg 12-packs with UPC 624819300122 and Product Code 3184. This recall was triggered by the company. The CFIA is conducting a food safety… Continue Reading

Beef Jerky Recalled for Potentially Harmful ‘Process Deviation’

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About 32 pounds of beef jerky were recalled Sunday because of a “process deviation,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Oscar’s Hickory House Inc., located in Warrensburg, NY, recalled 4-ounce and 8- ounce cryovac packages of “Oscar’s Adirondack Mountain Smokehouse Beef Jerky” with code 420 on the label. The… Continue Reading