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Roundy’s recalls 8 tons of chili, soup products for plastic bits

The Wisconsin-based Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc. is recalling 16,320 pounds of chili and soup after an employee found plastic materials in a bag of soup, according to a notice posted today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The ready-to-eat chili and soup items were produced and packaged on Oct.3 and have a “Sell… Continue Reading

Vegetable soup recalled because of botulism potential

Vegetable soup distributed to retailers and farmers markets in three states is under recall because laboratory tests showed it could be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, which causes botulism poisoning. Mary’s Home Canning of Lancaster, PA, produced the vegetable soup, which is sold in glass jars with plain black and white labels that do not include… Continue Reading

Roundup: Recalls Linked to Chopped Onion Listeria Risk

The July 18 recallof chopped onions from one California farm has rippled through the food chain and triggered numerous other product recalls in the ensuing weeks due to fears the onions were contaminated with Listeria. Food Safety News has been tracking those recalls as they’re announced, compiling them into several stories over the last two… Continue Reading

California Soup Makers Say Recall Was Only A Technical Foul

The Botulism warning that went out about two companies selling canned soap at California farmers markets really only amounts to a technical foul not dangerous canning practices. That’s the push-back argument being made by Malibu-based One Gun Ranch and Santa Barbara-based Organic Soup Kitchen four days after the California Department of Health warned the public about… Continue Reading

CA Recalls More Farmers Market Soups for Botulism Potential

The California Department of Health is warning consumers not to eat certain soups sold at  southern California farmers markets because they may have been produced in a way that makes them susceptible to Clostridium botulinum. CDPH said Monday that canned soups manufactured by Malibu-based One Gun Ranch and Santa Barbara-based Organic Soup Kitchen had the… Continue Reading

California Warns of Botulism Risk in Jarred Soups

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) director Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers on Thursday not to eat Taste of Roux, LLC jarred vegetarian soups because they may have been improperly produced, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium Botulinum. No illnesses have been linked to any of the affected products at this time. Ingestion of… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Mislabeled Crab Soup

Blount Fine Foods of Fall River, MA is recalling certain crab soup, distributed to some Whole Foods retail stores on the East Coast, because a labeling mistake omits the milk, wheat and crab ingredients. The back label on some of the company’s Rip Roarin’ Crab Soup incorrectly identifies the product as Manhattan Clam Chowder, so the… Continue Reading