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Valley Milk Products LLC

Federal court shuts down powdered milk producer

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Additional U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforcement against Valley Milk Products LLC was taken last week. In  civil action, the government and Valley Milk Products LLC entered into a consent decree of condemnation, and U.S. District Court for the Western Division of Virginia issued an order for a permanent injunction against any distribution of… Continue Reading

Six grocery chains across 12 states recall snacks for Salmonella

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Chocolate covered pretzels and other snacks with long shelf lives are being recalled from hundreds of stores by at least six grocery chains across a dozen states because of possible Salmonella contamination, The snacks — some in party trays themed for the football playoff season — were produced by Palmer Candy Co. using an ingredient… Continue Reading

Tupperware recalls seasoning; Salmonella risk from milk plant

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People who bought Tupperware brand chipotle seasoning mix after Aug. 2, 2016, are urged not to use it because of potential Salmonella contamination from a powdered milk ingredient. Tupperware U.S. Inc. of Orlando, FL, posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, joining almost 20 other companies that have recalled foods because of… Continue Reading

Twinkies recalled because of powdered milk Salmonella issue

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This week a seasonal version of the iconic American snack cake — Hostess Twinkies — joined dozens of other foods as a victim of a secondary recall because of Salmonella contamination at a powdered milk plant. Hostess Brands LLC of Kansas City, MO, initiated a nationwide recall of its “Holiday White Peppermint Twinkies” late Monday… Continue Reading

Publix, Wal-Mart, Palmer brand snacks recalled for Salmonella

Salmonella problems at Valley Milk Products LLC powdered milk plant again blamed

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Five weeks after the U.S. Marshals Service raided a powdered milk factory at the request of FDA, seizing more than 4 million pounds of product because of possible Salmonella contamination, down-stream food companies are still initiating recalls, the latest being the iconic Palmer Candy Co. The 149-year-old, family-owned candy company based in Souix City, IA,… Continue Reading

Mikesell’s chips recalled for Salmonella risk in seasoning

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Mikesell’s Potato Chip Co. is recalling its 2.25-ounce bags of “Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella from powdered milk used in the seasoning. There is concern that the recalled chips are in stores and consumers’ homes because they have sell-by dates well into in February 2017. Mikesell’s… Continue Reading

Route 11 recalls chips for powdered milk Salmonella risk

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A Virginia company is recalling four months worth of sour cream and chive flavored potato chips because powdered milk used in the seasoning has been recalled because of possible Salmonella contamination. Route 11 Potato Chips of Mount Jackson, VA, posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, but did not indicate how… Continue Reading

More mixes and ingredients recalled over tainted milk and buttermilk

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Addition downstream products  associated with Valley Milk Products are being recalled. Southeastern Mills, Inc. in Rome , GA has recalled  certain quantities of food ingredients and branded food mixes (Southeastern Mills® Biscuit Gravy Mix, Southeastern Mills® Country Biscuit Mix, Southeastern Mills® Buttermilk Drop Biscuit Mix, Southeastern Mills® Easy Drop Cheddar Garlic Drop Biscuit Mix, Shore Lunch® Original Breading and Shore Lunch® Cajun… Continue Reading

Wallace’s, Country Time pork rinds recalled for Salmonella

Powdered milk from Valley Milk Products cited in at least 17 recalls from chips to cream puffs

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Pork Rinds & Snacks LLC is recalling more than three tons of pork skin snacks that may be contaminated with Salmonella because the seasoning contains powdered milk from Valley Milk Products LLC that has been recalled. The recall by the Spartanburg, SC, snack company was one of four posted Thursday on FDA and USDA websites… Continue Reading

Instant pudding/pie mix recalled for possible Salmonella

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Dawn Food Products is recalling instant pudding and pie filling mix manufactured for Dawn by a third party and implicated in a powdered milk recall by Valley Milk Products LLC due to the possible presence of Salmonella. The recall by the Jackson, MI-based Dawn Food Products was one of four posted Thursday on FDA and… Continue Reading