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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

Beefsteak Patties for Restaurants Recalled for Listeria Risk

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Kenosha Beef International of Columbus, OH, is recalling approximately 21,427 pounds of ready-to-eat beefsteak patty product that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The fully cooked beefsteak patties were produced on Jan. 24, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: 35.3-lb. boxes of “Fully… Continue Reading

Go Raw Organic Seed Mix Recalled in Canada for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Ecomax Nutrition is recalling Go Raw brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix from the Canadian marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. There have not been reports of the product being recalled in the U.S. The recalled Organic Spicy Seed Mix comes in 454-gram bags (about 1 pound) bearing the UPC 8 59888 00040 0 and an “Enjoy… Continue Reading

Beef and Pork Products Recalled for Potential Metal Materials

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Unibright Foods Inc. of Bell Gardens, CA, is recalling approximately 48,139 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat sukiyaki beef and gingered pork products that may be contaminated with metal extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The following products are subject to recall: 2.2 lb. packages of “MISHIMA SUKIYAKI… Continue Reading

Boneless Beef From Japan Recalled for Lack of Inspection

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Nijiya Market in Torrance, CA, is recalling approximately 359 pounds of frozen boneless beef products produced in Japan that were 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, FSIS says that a possibility of adverse… Continue Reading

Kangaroo Meat Pet Treats Recalled for Potential Salmonella Risk

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Jump Your Bones Inc. of Boca Raton, FL, is recalling Jump Your Bones brand “Roo Bites (Cubes)” due to potential Salmonella contamination. The pet treat product is made from dehydrated kangaroo meat. Salmonella can sicken animals that eat contaminated products. Humans are at risk of contracting illness from handling contaminated pet products, especially those who do not… Continue Reading

Nutrition Bars Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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San Diego-based Perfect Bar & Company is recalling specific lots of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch nutrition bar products due to a Salmonella risk. The recalled products have packaging and/or wrappers with the expiration date and lot codes listed below. The recalled product has reached the distributor, retail and end-user level. While no illnesses… Continue Reading

CDC Final Update: 5 Listeria Illnesses, Including 1 Death, Linked to Mexican-Style Cheese

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Mexican-style dairy products manufactured by Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, which were recalled for Listeria contamination earlier this year, were linked to five cases of Listeriosis, including one death. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that this outbreak is now over. Whole-genome sequences of the Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from recalled quesito casero… Continue Reading

Recalled Bean Sprouts Linked to 2 Listeria Deaths, 3 Hospitalizations

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Two people have died and three others have been hospitalized after eating Listeria-contaminated bean sprouts produced by Wholesome Soy Products of Chicago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The victims became ill between June and August 2014, but this is the first announcement of the outbreak. It was detected retroactively using… Continue Reading

Recalled Mexican-Style Dairy Linked to Death, 3 Listeria Illnesses

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Mexican-style dairy products manufactured by Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, which were recalled for Listeria contamination earlier this year, have been linked to three cases of Listeria, including one death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illnesses occurred in September 2013 and June and August of 2014 and spread… Continue Reading