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Unknown amount of turkey drumsticks recalled across the U.S

Belmont Sausage Co. of Elk Grove Village, IL, is recalling an undetermined amount of smoked turkey products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday night. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The smoked turkey… Continue Reading

2014 E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Rare and Medium-Rare Restaurant Burgers

An outbreak of E. coli this past spring that sickened at least 12 people — and hospitalized seven of them — was caused by ground beef burgers cooked rare and medium-rare at restaurants, according to health department documents obtained by Food Safety News through records requests made over several months. This is the first time… Continue Reading

Update: Retail Locations Believed to Have Received Recalled Ground Beef Expands Again

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) again updated its list of retail locations in several states the agency “has reason to believe” received ground beef recently recalled by Wolverine Packing Co. of Detroit, MI. The list, which is being regularly updated, now includes: Parkway Tobacco Express, Appomattox, VA; Kelley’s… Continue Reading

Wolverine Packing Recall: What Consumers Need to Know

Opinion

You may have heard about the FSIS announcement this week that the Wolverine Packing Company in Detroit, MI, was recalling 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. This recall is linked to 11 patients in four states. I wanted to provide an update on what FSIS is… Continue Reading