As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are

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An outbreak of infections from Shigella linked to a Texas restaurant has grown to include 60 patients.

The ongoing outbreak is being investigated by the Texas Department of State Health Services and is centered in Hallettsville, which is the county seat of Lavaca County, TX. Reports from the area say

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Health officials in Texas are investigating an outbreak of infections from Shigella bacteria.

The Texas Department of State Health Services for Public Health Region 8 is reporting the outbreak in Lavaca County but has not released the number of sick people involved.

Public health officers are interviewing sick people and

Continue Reading Texas officials looking for cause of outbreak of infections from Shigella; unnamed restaurant involved

As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are

Continue Reading Warning sent to food firms in multiple states because of import violations

Give & Go Prepared Foods, of Etobicoke, Canada, is recalling over 3,000 cases of H-E-B Bakery Two-Bite Brownies because of the potential of soft rubber fragments in the product, which could pose the risk of a choking hazard.

According to the information posted online by the Food and Drugs Administration

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TFP Nutrition is recalling HEB Texas Pets Indoor Complete Dry Cat Food because of potential Salmonella contamination. 

The product was manufactured on Nov. 13, 2022, at TFP Nutrition’s Nacogdoches, Texas facility. 

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet food

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The Texas Department of State Health Services has ordered a recall of all oysters harvested in the TX 1 area of southeastern Galveston Bay after reports of dozens of cases of gastrointestinal illness among people who ate oysters from those waters.

The recall includes oysters in the shell and shucked

Continue Reading Oysters recalled in Texas after dozens of illnesses linked to oysters from particular harvest location

Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., of Amarillo, Texas, is recalling approximately 93,697 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically reflective mirror-like material, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The problem was discovered when the firm notified FSIS that

Continue Reading Tyson recalls ground beef after consumers find mirror-like material in product