For the second time officials are expanding a recall of beef and veal products, adding more than a dozen products, in a massive undertaking related to a government investigation into E. coli contamination.
Food safety officials in Canada posted additional information today about an undisclosed amount of beef products under recall by St. Ann’s Foods Inc./Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. for potential E. coli contamination.
Dozens of products are…
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Beef products are one of the main sources of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections around the world, according to a report published by the FAO and WHO. Fresh produce was also a significant source.
Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, based in Ankeny, Iowa has recalled approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and
Eight new trade concerns on food safety, animal and plant health were raised at the latest meeting of a World Trade Organization (WTO) committee.
The Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures also discussed 16…
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Researchers have found bacteria often associated with hospital infections in meat samples from markets in Peru.
The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) led the study, published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology,…
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Following a consumer complaint about plastic in the food, a Minnesota company issued a recall for Popeyes pork tasso and ground been gravy.
The frozen, ready-to-eat pork and beef gravy were produced on May 2.…
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Shiga toxin producing E. coli has been detected in 30 percent of lamb samples and 11.5 percent of beef samples tested, according to the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).
It is the first time…
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Aurora Packing Company Inc. is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the USDA. This recall comes after a March 27 recall, in
Domestic beef and imported turkey cause the most Salmonella infections in Finland, according to results from a statistical model developed by the Finnish Food Authority (Ruokavirasto).
Potential origins of foodborne Salmonella infections in consumers were…
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