The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert over concerns that certain Ivars Commissary’s ready-to-eat meat soup products may have been prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions, which may result in the product spoiling prematurely. 

The problem was discovered when

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert over concerns that fully cooked, ready-to-eat (RTE) pasta sauce labeled as pizza sauce contains anchovies and milk, known allergens, as well as ground beef and sulfites, which are not declared on the product

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert about some Signature Select not-ready-to-eat breakfast bowl products that were subject to temperature abuse during storage at a distribution center that may have resulted in the growth of spoilage organisms or pathogens. 

The

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) stuffed chicken product because the product may not be fully cooked due to underprocessing. 

The RTE broccoli stuffed chicken breast product was produced by Vanguard Culinary Group, LTD, a Fayetteville

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because A & S Produce Inc., of Vernon, CA, establishment conducting business as Greenland Food Company, produced and distributed fully cooked, frozen swai fried fish cutlet products without the benefit of federal inspection. 

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ground beef sold at La Michoacana Meat Market, in Greenville, Texas, after a sample of the product tested positive for the presence of E. coli O157:H7.

The problem was discovered during routine

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because of concerns that “Hawaii Big Island Beef” ground beef products may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7. 

A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase. However

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USDA’s  Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for approximately 51 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Hawaiian-style summer sausage products due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with extraneous materials– pieces of metal.

FSIS issued this public health alert out of the utmost caution
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or eat any seafood products sold or processed by Felix Custom Smoking because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The FDA detected the pathogen Listeria monocytogenes and other strains of Listeria bacteria during an inspection at Felix Custom Smoking
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FDA public health alert

A public health alert posted today by the FDA warns consumers about Salmonella found in another tahini product. The implicated company, Soom Foods, had not initiated a recall at the time of the FDA alert, according to the agency.

Mid-afternoon today a spokesperson for Philadelphia-based Soom
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