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Denver Health Officials Issue Warning About THC-Infused Capsules

RX Green Autopilot Capsules

A food safety advisory for a THC-infused product manufactured in Aspen, CO, was announced this past Friday by Denver’s Department of Environmental Health. THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis (marijuana). The department issued the warning on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, for RX Green’s Autopilots capsules. Consumers who have purchased Rx Green’s Autopilots Omega 3… Continue Reading

Natural Grocers Expands Recall of Raw Macadamia Nuts for Salmonella Risk


Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, a natural grocery chain based in Lakewood, CO, is recalling additional lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia Nuts for Salmonella contamination. This recall was initiated after the company was notified of positive Salmonella findings in product sampled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recalled product is packaged in… Continue Reading

Soybean and Mung Bean Sprouts Recalled for Listeria Risk


Good Seed Inc. is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The company is recalling the following products, which were distributed to retail stores in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina: 1-lb bags of soybean sprouts in clear plastic bags labeled “GOODSEED Soy Bean Sprouts”… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Those Spinach-Related Recalls


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


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


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


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


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


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


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