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Wildway, Trader Joe’s grain-free granola recalled for Listeria

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Trader Joe’s and Wildly LLC are recalling their grain-free granola because a supplier notified them that an ingredient used in the granola “has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.” San Antonio-based Wildly LLC posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration June 14, naming its own branded grain-free granola and the Trader… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s recalls ice cream because of bits of metal

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For the second consecutive month, Trader Joe’s is recalling ice cream. All lot codes of the retailer’s branded Matcha Green Tea flavored ice cream are under recall because they could be contaminated with small pieces of metal. Although no injuries or illnesses had been reported as of June 10 when Trader Joe’s posted the recall notice, the company is urging consumers to discard the product immediately. The recall… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s recalls applesauce because it may contain glass

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Trader Joe’s is recalling three varieties of its applesauce because of the potential presence of glass pieces. Two of the products were sold at Trader Joe’s stores nationwide, according to the recall notice on the grocer’s website. The Trader Joe’s notice, posted Sunday, did not indicate how the problem was discovered or whether there have… Continue Reading

FDA warns California firm about pistachios linked to Salmonella outbreak

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A California company has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to fully document any manufacturing changes it makes so that two Salmonella strains found in its pistachios and linked to a multistate outbreak this past spring will not recur. The FDA warning letter, dated Oct. 7, was addressed to Stewart Resnick, owner of The Wonderful Company based… Continue Reading

CDC calls an end to investigation over pistachio outbreak

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The outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo and Salmonella Senftenberg associated with Wonderful Pistachios that touched nine states is apparently over. It sickened 11 people and sent two to hospitals. There were no deaths. As a result of the outbreak investigation, Lost Hills, CA-based Wonderful Pistachios on March 9, 2016 recalled a limited number of flavors and… Continue Reading

Sunflower seed Listeria threat causes recalls of salad, trail mix

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Diverse foods, ranging from Trader Joes’ broccoli and kale chicken salad to Brown & Haley Mountain Thins trail mix, were added today to the 100 or so snack products recalled Tuesday because of Listeria-contaminated sunflower seeds. Also added to the recalls today were bulk sunflower seeds sold at some of Giant Eagle’s Market District stores… Continue Reading

Wonderful Co. recalls pistachios because of link to Salmonella outbreak; Trader Joe’s brand included

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The Wonderful Co. is recalling its pistachios packaged under the brands Wonderful, Paramount Farms and Trader Joe’s that were distributed nationwide in the U.S. and Canada because they have been linked to a salmonella outbreak that stretches from the Pacific to Atlantic. The Wednesday recall marks the fourth pistachio recall this year because of Salmonella… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s cashews recalled because of Salmonella risk

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Heritage International (USA) Inc. of Compton, Calif., is voluntarily recalling one lot of Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces with the following code: “BEST BEFORE 07.17.2016TF4” because of potential contamination with Salmonella. The recall involves only one production lot. The recalled cashew pieces are packaged in 16-ounce, clear, non-resealable plastic bags with a barcode number of… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s Recalls Triple Ginger Brew for Faulty Bottle Problem

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Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, CA has voluntary issued a recall of all Triple Ginger Brew (SKU 51857) for codes purchased from Nov. 9, 2015  through Dec. 14, 2015  due to reports of unopened bottles potentially bursting. Although the Triple Ginger Brew does not pose a health risk if consumed, all product has been removed from store… Continue Reading

Trader Joe’s Recalls Triple Ginger Brew After Some Unopened Bottles Reportedly Burst

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Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, CA, is issuing a voluntary recall of all codes purchased from 11/9/15 through 12/14/15 of Triple Ginger Brew (SKU 51857) due to reports of unopened bottles potentially bursting. Although the ginger brew does not pose a health risk if consumed, all product has been removed from store shelves and destroyed, the… Continue Reading