State officials report they have not found E. coli in samples tested in relation to an outbreak linked to Pure Eire Dairy in Washington.
More patients are being identified by investigators working on an E. coli O157 outbreak that has been limited to Washington State. However, today Arizona officials confirmed there is a child in that state with an…
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Faribault Foods Inc. is expanding their Apr. 22 recall of certain cans of S&W Organic Black Beans and Chili Beans sold at Costco stores because the cans may have compromised seals that could lead to …
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Organic produce has tentatively been determined to be behind an E. Coli O157 outbreak that has sickened children in the Seattle-King County area in Washington.
All of the patients are younger than 15 years of…
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The term organic is not a guarantee of food safety, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Organic is a way to grow food following specific rules and guidelines, according…
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She can grow some mean salad greens. “So healthy for you and your family,” she’ll cheerfully tell the customer who makes regular stops at her booth at the local farmers market.
The USDA’s Organic Program (NOP) is changing its approach to oversight of imports from India.
The USDA is ending its recognition agreement that had allowed Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority accredited certifiers …
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A Canadian company is recalling organic microgreens because of possible contamination with Salmonella, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
The agency is urging consumers to check their homes for the Picoudi brand microgreens…
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Minnesota’s Faribault Foods Inc. has recalled 15,134 pounds of canned soup because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains milk and soy, known allergens, as
UNFI is recalling of an unknown volume of organic flour because government test results showed the potential for contamination with E. coli O157:H7.
The company reported distributing the implicated 5-pound bags of flour nationwide. UNFI…
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A 16-page federal court order smashes the business model used by Amish farmer Amos Miller and Miller’s Organic Farm at Bird-in-Hand, PA. He can no longer sell unsafe food to consumers throughout the nation.