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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

Caramel Factory Recalls Candy

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The Caramel Factory, LLC of Batesville, MS, is recalling the following products for undeclared allergens: Chocolate covered candies with undeclared milk and soy white and dark chocolate cashew turtles and tortoises white and dark chocolate pecan turtles and tortoises white and dark chocolate pecan krispie clusters white and dark chocolate peanut clusters white and dark… Continue Reading

Listeria Test Prompts Recall of Sunflower Kernel Products

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As a precaution, SunOpta expanded its voluntary recall of a limited number of sunflower kernel products that have 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 individuals may suffer only short-term… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Green beans added to Listeria recall list

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UPDATE: The recall notice on the FDA website has been revised to correct the “best buy” date on Lot number 14328001. The correct date is “12/2016” Stahlbush Island Farms Inc. (SIFI) of Corvallis, OR, is voluntarily recalling 10-ounce Stahlbush IQF Green Bean retail packages because they has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an… Continue Reading