Bateman in West Sacramento, CA, has recalled  approximately 20,297 pounds of poultry products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The not-ready-to-eat products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The not-ready-to-eat chicken entrees were produced…

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In 2015, General Mills announced that it would produce gluten-free Cheerios and Honey…

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allergenicons_406x250The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports “a notable increase” in the number of recalls due to undeclared allergens in regulated products and the agency has called a public meeting to talk about it.

According to FSIS, more than 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions, but most…

Crescent Vending Company of Oreland, PA, is recalling a number of ready-to-eat food items because they may contain undeclared allergens.

vendingmachine_406x250People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, soy or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products that contain these allergens, according to the recall notice.…

Back to Nature Foods LLC of Naples, FL, is voluntarily recalling the products below because they contain chocolate purchased from a third-party supplier which was found to contain milk not listed as an ingredient on the label.

Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening…

Brownwood Farms of Williamsburg, MI, is recalling about 260,000 units of fruit butters and fruit preserves because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Brownwood Farms Pear & Cinnamon Preserves labelThe affected products were distributed across the United States…

On Friday, Eastland Food Corp., based in Columbia, MD, recalled a single lot of Euro Custard Cake because it contains an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected Euro Custard Cake. eurocustard_406x250The impacted…