U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Testing for glyphosate residue at a U.S. Food and Drug Administration laboratory in Atlanta has found up to 1.67 parts per million (ppm) in certain instant oatmeal cereals and up to 121 nanograms per gram (ng/g) in samples of honey.

Glyphosate is a widely used and controversial herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup.…

A recent multistate outbreak of Salmonella Reading and Salmonella Abony infections linked to alfalfa sprouts appears to be over, according to a final update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). big-map-9-30-2016 People infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Reading or Salmonella Abony, by state of residence, as…

Spices USA Inc. of Hialeah, FL, is recalling 772 50-pound bags of Tasty Sawa Ground Turmeric because it contains elevated levels of lead. The company sells its products to distributors and re-packers, not directly to consumers. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem, according to Spices USA. Consumers are warned…

Graceleigh Inc. of Newport Beach, CA, doing business as Sammy’s Milk, is recalling all lots of Sammy’s Milk Baby Food because of the possible presence of Cronobacter, a bacteria that can cause severe and sometimes fatal blood infections or meningitis in infants, and because it may not provide adequate nutritional levels of iron. Sammy's milkSammy’s Milk…

McCain Foods USA Inc. of Lisle, IL, is recalling frozen onion rings sold at retail under four different brands due to incorrect packaging that does not declare milk as one of the ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they…

Sager Creek Foods Inc. of Walnut Creek, CA, a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods Inc., announced a recall Friday of approximately 15,000 shipped cases of primarily non-retail canned beans and peas because they could contain trace amounts of shellfish contamination. Sysco Reliance canned green beans label Sysco Reliance brand green beans are one of the canned vegetables…

Krishna Food Corp. of Neshanic Station, NJ, is recalling 16 cartons of Bikaji Chowpati Bhelpuri, net weight 300 g., 10.58 oz., batch number 2016 F97, best before June 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product, a type of Indian puffed rice snack, is packed within a pouch and was…