Irish authorities have told a retailer in the country to recall all frozen food of animal origin that has been imported since early March.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) also ordered Metron Stores, which trades as Iceland Ireland, to recall implicated products from consumers.

The agency has advised

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Patagonia Food LLC, of San Luis Obispo, CA, is recalling certain frozen blackberries because of possible hepatitis A contamination.

According to the company recall posted by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), the recall was initiated on March 17 and is ongoing. There is concern that consumers may have the

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Researchers at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy have designed a food-grade device from edible materials that indicates whether a frozen product has been thawed and refrozen.

The researchers’ work, titled “Self-Powered Edible Defrosting Sensor” was published in ACS Sensors, by Ivan Ilic, Mario Caironi, and their colleagues.

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State and Federal officials announced today that they are investigating a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O121:H19 infections related to Earth Grown frozen falafel sold by Aldi stores.

As of this afternoon, the Food and Drug Administration is reporting that 20 people are confirmed infected with five requiring hospitalization. No

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The FDA is investigating an outbreak of “adverse events” related to a frozen food that has been recalled, but the investigation notice does not identify a specific product.

As of June 29 there have been107 people who reported what the Food and Drug Administration is referring to as adverse events.

Continue Reading FDA doesn’t name food behind outbreak, but Daily Harvest company president does

Giant Eagle Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA, is recalling frozen bags of  Giant Eagle diced green peppers because the product tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

The product was distributed to Giant Supermarkets in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana.

There is concern that consumers may still have possession of some
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Fetting’s Frozen Foods LLC of Finley, ND, is recalling certain frozen bread dough because the product may contain glass.

Abbys Bakery Homestyle brand white bread dough is subject to the recall, according to company information posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

There is concern that consumers may have
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Experts have developed guidance to help food firms decide what other information to give consumers besides use-by or best-before dates to ensure food safety.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientific opinion covers storage conditions, time limits for consumption after food has been opened and thawing of frozen items.

Continue Reading EFSA tool helps firms decide what info to give consumers