Nestle Prepared Foods Co. is recalling 26,400 pounds of pork and beef “Hot Pockets” products that were donated to a charitable organization and distributed to food banks.

The recalled products are misbranded and include undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

“The products contain eggs, milk, soy and wheat, known…

Food-donations_406x250The food safety of food pantries is a fairly new arena for researchers, but with 14 percent of American households insecure about food at some point during 2014, it’s drawing more attention. The latest bit of research on the subject finds that there is “much room for improvement,” particularly when it comes to recalls. The…

Who doesn’t love a good rescue story? But now imagine one that involves rescuing millions and millions of pounds of nutritious foods from being taken to landfills and sending them to hungry people instead. Welcome to Grocery Rescue, a program that redirects perishable foods that stores identify as unmarketable but still safe for people…

Food safety attorney and Food Safety News publisher Bill Marler on Friday delivered the keynote address at a two-day event hosted by Washington state nonprofit Northwest Harvest. The event, meant to orient the organization’s new officers on its statewide food bank work, centered largely around food safety priorities such as cooking guidelines and holding temperatures.…