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Julia Thomas is a junior at Bainbridge High School on Bainbridge Island, Washington. She is the features editor and a reporter for her school newspaper, the Spartan Standard, and aspires to have a career in journalism. In her spare time, Julia can be found running cross country and track, skiing, and fulfilling her travel bug whenever possible.

Club Chef is recalling certain salsas because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The potential for contamination was noted after a random test by the Ohio Department of Agriculture in a store in Ohio revealed the presence of Salmonella in a case of Jalapeno peppers. Jalapeno peppers are one of the ingredients in the salsa.…

Strong America Ltd. is recalling a dried potato product imported from China that may contain sulfites, which are not listed on the label.

According to the notice, the recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence …

J Bar B Foods of Waelder, TX is recalling approximately 64,020 pounds of smoked sausages because they contain whey and casein, allergens that are not declared on the label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday. 

There have been no reports of adverse reactions.

According to the recall notice, …

Whole Foods Market says people who have an allergy or sensitivity to walnuts should not eat certain Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies, which are being recalled due to a labeling error in which walnuts were left off the ingredient list. 

No adverse reactions have been reported.

The recalled cookies were sold at Whole Foods Market stores …

Southside Market & BBQ of Elgin, TX is recalling approximately 2,373 pounds of ready-to-eat beef sausage products that may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS testing. There have been no reports of illness.

The recall …

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and AllJuice International are advising customers not to consume certain AllJuice products because they may contain harmful glass fragments.

There have been no injuries reported.

The recalled juices, in 73 mL glass bottles, were distributed in Ontario, Canada and include:

– Aljuice Key Lime Fruit Beverage, UPC 7 74557…

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) expanded its warning issued on March 15, 2012 to include the Koh-Kae brand snack products listed below because the products contain milk not declared on the label.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the affected products.

The products were distributed in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and may …

Canadian health authorities are once again expanding a recall of certain beef products as part of an ongoing E. coli O157:H7 investigation.

One illness has been reported in connection with these products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and New Food Classics are warning the public not to consume certain Best Value beef burgers, described …

Farmer John’s Herbs is recalling its “Mud Pie” Macaroon Cookie Mix due to undeclared sulfite allergens.

The recalled cookie mix was sold in 400 g packages labeled “Mud Pie” Macaroon Cookie Mix with UPC 7 73353 60077 6 in stores in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario. All lot codes are affected.

For more information, …

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Whole Foods Market Inc. are warning people with allergies to pine nuts not to eat certain quiche mislabeled as Spinach Mushroom, because the quiche is actually Spinach Pine Nut.

Because of the labeling error, pine nuts are not listed as an ingredient.

There have been no reported …