With the holiday season hustling and bustling, company and food goes hand in hand. Friends and families gather for dinner and coworkers share treats in offices and factories. Each holiday season, the CDC renews reminders about the importance of food safety basics.

“Wash hands and surfaces often, avoid cross-contamination, cook foods to proper temperatures and…

The owners of a cookie dough company responsible for recalls of Blue Bell and Blue Bunny ice cream and other products in 2016 have ceased operations, thanking the FDA for its oversight.

The recalls and investigation began in September 2016 when Blue Bell found Listeria contamination in its cookie dough ice cream that had been…

logo Aspen Hills Inc.Thomas and Nancy Lundeen may never look at Groundhog’s Day the same again. They’ve got until then to respond to an FDA warning letter about Listeria in their cookie dough and production plant — give or take a day depending on how long it took an overnight service to deliver the letter.

The Lundeens are…

UPDATED CONTENT: A spokeswoman for Weight Watchers provided the following statement. To clarify, the voluntary recall of Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae is being issued by Kraft Heinz Company, the manufacturer and marketer of Weight Watchers Smart Ones products. Once Kraft Heinz identified the issue, it immediately began an investigation

logo Ashbys Sterling ice creamHouse of Flavors Inc. is recalling Ashby’s Sterling brand ice cream because it contains cookie dough that was recalled in September after Blue Bell Creameries’ internal testing found Listeria monocytogenes.

Ashby’s Sterling Peanut Butter Landslide ice cream in 3-gallon containers with the item number 7305 and lot number 16195 is the only product under recall…

Although testing by Blue Bell Creameries in September revealed Listeria contamination and spurred recalls by Blue Bell, three other ice cream companies and a cookie dough manufacturer, a fifth ice cream company just announced a recall, saying it wasn’t notified about the problem until this past week.

recalled Cedar Crest ice cream“Cedar Crest was notified on Nov. 10 that…

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company Inc. of Madison, WI, has expanded its Oct. 11 recall to include additional lots of several flavors and sizes of ice cream because they contain cookie dough that has been recalled because of Listeria monocytogenes.

Various ice cream shops, online outlets and grocery stores in 16 states received the lots…

Just as wheat is the staff of life in many human civilizations, it is as important to animals and insects. In fact, they love it, as anyone who has lived near or worked in the wheat fields very well knows. All manner of critters, including deer, birds and rodents, will seize the opportunity to dine …