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More salmonella contamination causes another nut recall


More pistachios are being recalled. This time it is Vista, CA-based American Gourmet. The nut company is recalling American Gourmet Roasted/Salted Pistachios for possible Salmonella contamination. American’s supplier suggested the recall be initiated. The products were distributed in San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino counties in California through retail stores. They come in 2.5-ounce, 4-ounce… Continue Reading

Bumble Bee Tuna recalled nationwide; sterilization issues cited


Bumble Bee Foods LLC announced today that it is voluntarily recalling three specific UPC codes of canned chunk light tuna because of “process deviations” that occurred in a co-pack facility not owned or operated by Bumble Bee. The deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or… Continue Reading

Chicken salads recalled by NY company because of Listeria


Sally Sherman Foods of Mount Vernon, NY, Thursday recalled 3,004 pounds of various chicken products that may contain Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The chicken salad items were produced on various dates between Feb. 2 and Feb. 18. The following products are subject to recall: 4-pound… Continue Reading

How Rancho’s insider scheme cost others millions of dollars

And left a famous rancher caught in the cross fire


While the owners of the Petaluma slaughter house were running a scheme to collect a few hundred dollars at a time from area ranchers by harvesting an occasional condemned cow and pocketing the money, the same facility was also being used by BN Ranch on its mission to create “the best-tasting, most wholesome humanely raised… Continue Reading

Fritters recalled over ‘extraneous plastic materials’


McCain Foods USA Inc. of Lisle, IL, is recalling 25,215 pounds of bacon fritters that may be contaminated with extraneous plastic materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The potato, egg, cheese, and bacon fritters were produced on Nov. 11, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:… Continue Reading

BJ’s recalls deli meat because of Pistachio allergy risk


BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., is voluntarily issuing a recall of Cittero Mortadella and deli meats sold from Jan. 20 through Feb. 3 because of a possible pistachio allergen risk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pistachios run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The Citterio… Continue Reading

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to RAW Meal organic shake powders

Raw Meal Salmonella outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has joined states in an investigation or a Salmonella Virchowa outbreak that has infected at least 11 people across nine states. “The epidemiologic and laboratory evidence available at this time suggest that RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal products made by Garden of Life LLC are a likely source of… Continue Reading

Beef and chicken recalled for lack of federal inspection

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The Noble Spoon, a Santa Rosa, Calif., establishment, is recalling almost 300 pounds of beef and chicken entree products because they were produced without federal inspection and do not have a federal mark of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The fresh beef and chicken items were produced… Continue Reading

Marinated salmon recalled after testing positive for Listeria

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A positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes spurred A & E Distribution Inc. to recall an unspecified amount of marinated salmon packaged as Fjord Laks brand Gravlax. The Jan. 30 recall notice indicated the salmon had only been distributed to retailers in the province of Quebec. No illnesses had been reported in connection to the salmon… Continue Reading