The USDA has announced the recall of nearly 30,000 pounds of ground beef, including Kroger-branded ground beef sold at Fred Meyer and QFC supermarkets, as well as products sold at Albertsons, Walmart, and WinCo grocery stores.

Interstate Meat Dist. Inc. of Clackamas, OR, initiated the recall of approximately 28,356 pounds
Continue Reading Ground beef sold at Kroger, Walmart, other major retailers recalled for E. coli risk

The Kroger Co. initiated a recall involving raw and undercooked shrimp the day after Christmas, asking retailers in three states to post the notice through Dec. 31, 2018, even though the sell-by dates on the products are in August 2020.  

Erroneous labeling states the shrimp products are cooked, but they
Continue Reading Shelf life of shrimp recalled from Kroger, KingSoopers, etc., poses ongoing concern

Retail supermarket chains King Soopers and Kroger’s Louisville Division are removing certain Abound dry dog food from their store shelves following a product recall initiated by Sunshine Mills Inc.

The recalled pet food has the potential to contain an elevated level of vitamin D, which can produce symptoms of vomiting,
Continue Reading Dogs reported sick; Kroger, King Soopers pull Abound brand from stores

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention year’s declared this year’s largest E. coli O157: H7 outbreak over on June 28.

And that’s true for the disease phase of the outbreak.

But it’s also fair to say no outbreak of foodborne disease is truly over until food safety attorney
Continue Reading Year’s largest E. coli outbreak enters litigation phase for victims, businesses

Denver’s Chelsea Food Services, known as Journey Cuisine,  is recalling approximately 28,064 pounds of pork and chicken burritos and wrap products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and chicken burritos and wrap
Continue Reading More than 14 tons of pork and chicken burritos and wraps recalled for Listeria

Listeria has grounded certain food services in recent days for some American Airlines and United Airlines flights.

Different foodservice providers are involved. In both cases, Listeria bacteria was found at food preparation areas.

The Gate Gourmet catering facility at LAX airport, which provides foods, beverages and related services to American
Continue Reading Listeria found at catering facilities for airlines at LAX, Denver

With more companies posting recalls for freshcut vegetables daily — including products sold to schools — the impact of Mann Packing’s Oct. 19 produce recall continues to ripple through the North American food chain.

At least nine retailers and three produce companies initiated U.S. recalls in recent days because their
Continue Reading Ripples of recalls for freshcut produce; FDA sets up web page

Editor’s note: The Kroger Co. clarified the recall information in a special statement issues after this story was published. The implicated chicken salad was distributed only to King Soopers stores. This story has been updated to reflect that information. The Food and Drug Administration posted the statement here. 

A regional
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The Kroger Co. of Cincinnati, OH, announced Thursday, Oct. 15, that its retail grocery stores would withdraw from sale unrefrigerated caramel apples that have been pierced with dipping sticks due to new scientific evidence that the product, if left unrefrigerated, may present a health risk. According to the U.S. Centers
Continue Reading Citing Food Safety Risk, Retailer Removes Unrefrigerated Caramel Apples From Stores