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Maple Leaf Foods recalls to quiche for lack of border inspection

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Canada’s Maple Leaf Foods Inc., headquartered in Ontario, has recalled almost 25,000 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) fully-cooked quiche that was not presented for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists…. Continue Reading

Allergy alert for Whole Foods yogurt and granola parfaits

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The Whole Foods Market®  store in Dedham, MA  has issued an allergy alert on single-serve organic vanilla yogurt parfait cups with strawberries and granola, because the granola contained almonds, which were not declared on the label. One allergic reaction has been reported. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of… Continue Reading

Meijer stores expands cheese recall over Listeria concern

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Meijer, the Grand Rapids, MI-based retail chain, has expanded a recall originally announced on Feb. 10 to now include its Meijer brand Artisan Made Natural Muenster Cheese and its pre-wrapped Ham Sub on Artisan White Baguette due to a potential cross contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The affected Meijer brand Artisan Made Natural Muenster Cheese was… Continue Reading

Lead contamination spurs recall of water bottles from L.L. Bean

Insulated water bottles designed for children are being recalled because of lead contamination. The four above patterns and one below are all included in the recall.

Thousands of insulated water bottles designed for children and sold by L.L. Bean are under recall for lead content because the Chinese manufacturer used the wrong kind of solder material. About 6,700 of the recalled bottles were sold online, at retail stores and through the L.L. Bean catalog from July 2015 through May of this year,… Continue Reading

Bar-S recalls chicken and pork products including franks and corn dogs

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The Altus, OK-based Bar-S Foods Co., late Tuesday recalled more than 372,000 pounds of chicken and pork hot dogs and corn dogs that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat, chicken and pork hot dogs and corn dogs were produced on July 10,… Continue Reading

Possible breach of food defense leads to recall of chicken products

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Minnesota’s GNP Company, based in Cold Spring, late Saturday recalled approximately 55,608 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The company discovered sand and black soil was turning up in some of the products, and reported it to… Continue Reading

Cantran Meat Co. Recalls Pork Due to E. Coli Worry

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Cantran Meat Co. Ltd. is recalling raw pork and pork organ products from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume and food service establishments, retailers, distributors and manufacturers in Alberta, should not serve, use, or sell these products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The affected raw pork and pork… Continue Reading

Even More Sunflower Kernels Recalled for Listeria

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Dakota Style Foods, Inc. of Clark, South Dakota has expanded its voluntary recall to include 15,158 cases of sunflower kernels because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy… Continue Reading

TreeHouse Foods Expands Recall of Products Containing Sunflower Kernels Due to Listeria

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TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) today expanded its voluntary recall of products containing sunflower kernels which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono). This follows the announcement on May 18, 2016, by the company’s supplier SunOpta of its expanded recall of sunflower kernels which have the potential to be contaminated with L. mono. L. mono is an… Continue Reading