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 underContinue Reading Public health alert issued for Ivar’s soups after consumer complaints of spoilage
Cider recalled in Canada because of bursting cans
Solstice Ciderworks is recalling their brand of Haskap Cider because of bursting cans and concern of spoilage.
According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled product has been sold in the Yukon, Canada.…Continue Reading Cider recalled in Canada because of bursting cans
Probiotic soda recalled in Canada over spoilage
Jus Loop Inc. is recalling Loop Mission brand Probiotic Soda products because of possible spoilage.
The recalled products were sold in Ontario and Quebec, Canada, according to the recall notice from the Canadian Food Inspection…Continue Reading Probiotic soda recalled in Canada over spoilage
Trade groups warn of energy cost impact on food safety
Food safety could suffer as part of the problems caused by rising energy prices, according to several European and British industry groups.
Freshfel, the European Fresh Produce Association, warned that product freshness, quality, and safety may be…Continue Reading Trade groups warn of energy cost impact on food safety
Spoilage prompts Sesame Asian Style Dressing recall
Metro Ontario Inc. is recalling Irresistibles brand Sesame Asian Style Dressing because of spoilage.
The recalled product has been sold in Ontario and Quebec.
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Cocktail sauce recalled in Canada because of spoilage
Canadian Choice Wholesalers is recalling Suzie’s brand Organic Cocktail Sauce because of spoilage.
The recalled product was sold in Alberta and British Columbia, according to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency..…
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Scientists test handheld DNA sequencers for microbial monitoring
Researchers have evaluated a handheld DNA sequencing device for use in environmental monitoring at food factories.
The study, by researchers from the Teagasc food research program and APC Microbiome Ireland’s Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre,…
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Discovery of spoilage problems prompts company to recall tartar sauce
House-Autry Mills Inc. is recalling tartar sauce because the company’s “co-manufacturer” has verified spoilage associated with the product.
The company reports sending two samples to two different laboratories, but results were not yet available when…
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Most issues found with imported products in Czech Republic
A quarter of food products imported into the Czech Republic from a third country were non-compliant last year, according to a report.
Inspection results revealed the highest number of violations for foodstuffs imported from third…
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FSIS urges the public to check homes for recalled meat, chicken entrees
Valley Fine Foods is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of refrigerated Simple Dishes brand pasta entrees containing meat and chicken after discovering the products might be contaminated with “spoilage organisms.”
The Forest City, NC, company…
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