TreeHouse Foods Inc. joined several other companies caught up in secondary recalls because of Salmonella found in powdered milk has been used in their products. TreeHouse is recalling mac and cheese products  — including Wal-Mart’s Great Value brand.

The Treehouse Foods recall notice, posted on the PRNewsWire.com website Sunday, does not mention Valley Milk Products LLC and the federal seizure of more than 4 million pounds of powdered milk after FDA found out the company knew its facility and products were testing positive for Salmonella.

However, other recalls in recent days do name the Strausburg, VA, milk cooperative.

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After an online petition calling for the action drew more than 348,000 signatures, Kraft has reportedly pledged to remove two artificial yellow food dyes from its kid-friendly macaroni and cheese products and begin using paprika instead. The change will affect the company’s Halloween, winter shapes and SpongeBob Squarepants product varieties, but not the regular elbow-shaped macaroni and cheese with “original flavor.” The online petition, initiated by Vani Hari of FoodBabe.com and posted by Change.org this past spring, asserted that artificial food dyes known as Yellow No. 5 and Yellow No. 6 are banned in Norway and Austria and are


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