February 13, 2016

McCain Early Riser Fritters Recalled for Foreign Materials

McCain Foods USA Inc. of Lisle, Ill. is recalling approximately 25,215 pounds of bacon fritters that may be contaminated with extraneous plastic materials. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them. The potato, egg, cheese, and bacon fritters were produced on Nov. 11, 2015, sold in 3.75-lb. plastic vacuum-packed packages with batch code 1001487402 labeled “McCain EARLY RISERS Potato, Egg, Cheese & Bacon Fritters.” The recalled products, distributed in Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Oklahoma, Ohio, Texas, Tennessee, and Utah and have the establishment number “EST. 18846” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The problem was discovered by a consumer complaint.   … [Read more...]

International Foodservice Recalls Pistachios for Salmonella

International Foodsource is recalling pistachios for possible Salmonella contamination. They were sold in bags ab in bulk and distributed to food service and retail stores nationally. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of an infection include fever, diarrhea which may be bloody, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In some cases,  Salmonella infections can travel to the bloodstream and produce more severe illnesses such as infected aneurysms, endocarditis and arthritis.The recalled products include: Bulk Raw Whole Pistachio 80% VP with lot number 76114 (Sam International Lot# 102914) and best by date 4/29/16; Valued Naturals Raw Pistachio Kernels sold in 5 oz Bags with lot umber 79249, … [Read more...]

Garden of Life Expands Salmonella Recall of Shake Mix

Garden of Life is expanding its January 29th voluntary recall to include additional lots of its Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal Chocolate, Original, Vanilla and Vanilla Chai products. An ingredient used to make them may have been contaminated with Salmonella. To see a full list, click the preceding link. Consumers who have purchased these products should not use them. The recalled products have been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 11 people in nine states. The recalled products can be returned for a refund. Health officials in Utah and Oregon isolated Salmonella from open containers of Garden of Life RAW Meal collected from ill people's homes. Additional laboratory testing is ongoing to determine the DNA fingerprint of the Salmonella. Illnesses reported … [Read more...]

In Canada, Parker Lee Noodle Products Recalled for Undeclared Egg

In Canada, a recall by Mannarich Food Inc. for Parker Lee brand noodle products has been updated. The products were recalled for undeclared egg. Consumers with an allergy to eggs should not eat these products The recalled products include Japanese Style Udon Noodle with Seafood with product code 02212 and UPC 0 68636 21061 3. and Thai Style Rice Noodle with Seafood with product code 02040 and UPC 0 68636 21062 0. The problem was discovered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. At the time of the recall not adverse reactions had been reported. … [Read more...]

In Canada, Fuzhou Fish Balls Recalled for Undeclared Egg

In Canada, a recall for by Mannarich Food Inc. for Fuzhou Fish Balls has been updated. The recalled fish balls contain undeclared egg, consumers with egg allergies should not consume this product. The recall includes all lots numbers beginning with "0" that have the UPC 0 68636 03130 0. The problem  was discovered by the Canadian Food Inspection Authority. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. … [Read more...]

For Dole in Springfield, Listeria Not a New Problem, a Timeline

Last week, Food Poisoning Bulletin reported that in the last four years Dole salads have been recalled for Listeria four times and recalled for Salmonella once. That was incorrect. Since 2012, there have been 10 recalls in the U.S. and Canada for possible Listeria or Salmonella contamination of salads produced by Dole, most of them for Listeria and most of them stemming from Dole’s plant in Springfield, Ohio. In late January, the company opted to close the Springfield plant temporarily after salads produced there were linked to Listeria outbreaks in the U.S. and Canada. Four of the 26 people sickened have died, although Canadian health officials have not determined if the Listeria infections contributed to the cause of death in the three fatalities reported there. The current recalls … [Read more...]

72 in Estill County KY Sick, 35 with Salmonella, 8 Hopsitalized

A food poisoning outbreak in Estill County, Kentucky includes at least 72 people, 35 of them have confirmed cases of Salmonella infection, according to local new reports. A young boy is among the eight people who have been hospitalized. County and state health officials are working to determine the cause of the outbreak. They have not named the restaurant associated with the outbreak but said it voluntarily closed to aid the outbreak investigation. The Eagles Roost sports bar and restaurant, in Irvine, has closed temporarily posting a handwritten sign on its door reading “Closed Until Further Notice Thank You!!”  According to a report on WKYT,  a recent inspection of the Eagles Roost noted six violations including dishwasher water not being hot enough and bags of chicken breast and … [Read more...]

Dinty Moore Beef Stew Recalled for Foreign Materials

Hormel Foods Corporation in Tucker, Ga. is recalling approximately 450 pounds of Dinty Moore Beef Stew that may  contain pieces of a broken flashlight. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product should not eat it. The recalled Dinty Moore Beef Stew items were produced on Jan. 26, 2016,  have the "Best By" date Feb. 2019 and production date T01266.  The establishment number “EST. 199G” appears inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled stew was sold at Kroger locations in Texas and Louisiana beginning  February 1, 2016. The problem was discovered during the plant’s routine inspection activities.At the time of the recall,  there had been no confirmed reports of injury adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. … [Read more...]

Raw Milk Recalled for E. coli Sold at 159 Stores in Northern California

Organic Pastures raw milk recalled fro E.coli was sold at 159 stores in Northern California, according to a retail distribution list posted by the California Department of Public Health. The list includes co-ops and natural grocery stores including several locations of the Sprouts, Nugget and New Leaf chains. The recalled milk has been linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened six children with a unique strain of shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157. The illnesses occurred in January. The recalled product ,Organic Pastures raw whole milk,  had "use by" dates of 1/23/16 (lot code 20160105-1) and 1/26/16 (lot code 20160106-2). Consumers who purchased and froze the milk ay still have it in hand and should not drink, health officials say. Symptoms of an E. coli … [Read more...]

King Soopers Recalls Bread Pudding for Undeclared Walnuts

King Soopers of Denver is recalling Gourmet Bread Pudding sold for undeclared walnuts. Consumers with walnut allergies should not eat this product, one possible allergic reaction has been reported. The recalled product was sold in the deli area of stores either as a a "cold meal solution" or pre-packaged in the self-service deli case. The recall includes all King Soopers or City Market stores. Consumers with allergies to walnut should check recently purchased products for the PLU 670 and product code beginning with 247460. … [Read more...]

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