July 27, 2016

Chestnut Farms, PT Farm, Miles Smith, Robie Farm Beef Recall for E.coli

A New Hampshire E. coli outbreak has triggered a recall of beef products sold under the brand names: Chestnut Farms, PT Farm, Miles Smith and Robie Farm. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as E. coli can cause serious illness and death. Those most at risk for E. coli infections are children, seniors, people with compromised immune systems and pregnant women.The outbreak includes 14 people who consumed the contaminated meat at various locations. The recall, by PT Farm, of North Haverhill, N.H., includes 8,800 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The recalled products include ground beef, ground beef patties and other sub-primal cuts sold in various weights and various sizes and packed in cardboard boxes produced between … [Read more...]

Meijer Recalls Salads and Sandwiches for Possible Salmonella

Meijer is recalling some fresh salads and sandwiches because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. These products were sold in Meijer stores from July 20, 2016 to July 25, 2016. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of these products. The salads and sandwiches contain a cooked egg ingredient sourced from Prime Foods. Prime Foods notified Meijer of a positive Salmonella test of its product. The recalled items are all Meijer brand. They are Macaroni Salad in 1 pound containers, with UPC number 0-41250-16058-8, Macaroni Salad in 3 pound packages with UPC number0-41250-16060-1, and Meijer Egg Salad Spread in 12 ounce containers with UPC number 7-08820-62022-3. Also recalled are Potato Salad Amish in 1 pound containers with UPC … [Read more...]

General Mills E. coli Flour Recall Roundup

The E. coli O121 and O26 outbreak linked to recalled General Mills flour has many people concerned. Since flour is such a ubiquitous product, any kitchen in the country could contain some flour that has been recalled. We have gathered all of the General Mills flour recalls and secondary recalls here so you can have one resource to make sure your kitchen is safe. We will keep this list updated. The first recall was issued on May 31, 2016. These are the products that were recalled at that time: Wondra flour was sold in 13.5 ounce containers with UPC 000-16000-18980 number and Better if Used by Dates 25FEB2017 thru 30MAR2017. The recalled Gold Medal All Purpose flour was sold in 2-pound packages with the UPC number 000-16000-10710 and  Better if Used by Dates 25MAY2017KC thru … [Read more...]

Ranch Foods Beef Recall Associated with CO E. coli Outbreak

Good Food Concepts, doing business as Ranch Foods Direct in Colorado, is recalling 2,606 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria. These products are possibly linked to an E. coli outbreak in Colorado. FSIS was notified of an E. coli O157:H7 illness possibly associated with ground beef consumption on July 14, 2016. The USDA worked with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the El Paso County Public Health Department to determine that there is a possible link between the products from Ranch Foods Direct and this illness. FSIS found E. coli O157:H7 in ground beef products originating from Ranch Foods Direct on July 25, 2016 through laboratory testing and traceback investigation. FSIS is working with those departments in … [Read more...]

General Mills Expands Flour Recall for E. coli Contamination

General Mills has expanded its recall of flour again, because four new cases of E. coli illnesses associated with their products have been confirmed. The original recall was announced on May 31, 2016. The recall was expanded for the first time on July 1, 2016. Now 46 people in 21 states have been sickened in this particular outbreak. The additional new flour production dates are the result of General Mills conducting flour testing and new information from whole genome sequencing (WGS) testing on the bacteria. Several subtypes of E. coli bacteria have been found in a small number of General Mills flour samples and some have been linked to new patient illnesses "that fell outside of the previously recalled dates," according to the news release. General Mills does not know if there is … [Read more...]

Food Recall Roundup for July 24, 2016

The Food Recall Roundup for July 24, 2016 includes lots of recalls for allergies, some for foreign material, and others for Listeria monocytogenes. It also includes a product recall for too much lead, a heavy metal toxin. Recalls Weis recalled 30 bakery products on July 22, 2016 because they may have small metal fragments in the sugar topping used on the products. House of Smoke recalled Wild Boar Brotwurst products on July 22, 2016 because they exceeded the regulatory levels of nitrites. Kitchen Cravings recalled Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits sold at Kwik Trip stores for peanuts, one of the major food allergens, on July 22, 2016. The peanuts were found in a granola mix used in the product. Kapowsin Meats recalled 11,658 pounds of whole roaster hog pork products … [Read more...]

L.L. Bean Children’s Water Bottles Recalled for Lead

The Consumer Product Safety Commission posted a notice that L.L. Bean Children's Water Bottles violate the lead standard and are being recalled. Lead is a toxin that can cause brain damage and reduce IQ. The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead. About 6,700 units of this product are being recalled. The bottles are 13.5 ounce capacity with these color prints: Dino Bones, Flower Power, Orange Grid camo, Purple Tie Dye Butterfly and Robo Shark. The item identification number 297684 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the bottle. Also printed on the sticker are “PO#844” and “BB2D2-LLB-R45-0413.” They were sold exclusively at L.L. Bean retail stores, online, and in L.L. Bean catalogues from July 2015 through May 2016 for about $20. They were … [Read more...]

Wild Boar Brotwurst Recalled for Excess Nitrite Levels

House of Smoke is recalling 4,692 pounds of Wild Boar Brotwurst products because they have too much nitrite levels, over the regulatory limit. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions received to date. The products were produced and packed on various dates from April 27, 2015 to July 12, 2016. These are the lots numbers on the recalled sausages: 517240, 515160, 517160, 518070, 514080, 511380, 518090, 517001, 513211, 512221, 614110, 616210, 614050, 618150, 616060, 613160, 617070, and 612170. The products all have the establishment number "EST. 6273" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during a routine label verification task. If you purchased these products, do not eat them. Throw them away or return them to the place of … [Read more...]

Weis Markets Recalls Bakery Items For Small Metal Fragments

Weis Markets is voluntarily recalling 30 bakery products because they may contain small metal fragments in the sugar topping. The company's supplier recalled the sugar ingredient. These objects may cause minor injuries and irritation of the GI system. There have been no reports of adverse reactions or injuries due to the consumption of these products. The recalled muffins are packaged in a plastic medium container. The loaf bread and cookies are packaged in a plastic hinged container, and the Irish soda bread is packaged in a plastic bag. The sell by date is at the bottom of the scale label attached to the packaging. You can see the long list of recalled products along with the UPC nubmer and the sell by dates at the FDA web site. The recalled items include Gourmet Cranberry … [Read more...]

Kitchen Cravings Parfaits Sold at Kwik Trip Recalled for Undeclared Peanut

Kwik Trip Inc. of La Crosse, WI has issued a recall for Kitchen Cravings brand Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits fro undeclared peanut. Consumers with an allergy to peanuts should not eat these parfaits. The recalled products were sold in 8.25 oz. cups at Kwik Trip stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.  The recalled Kitchen Cravings Strawberry Parfait was sold in 8.25 oz. cups with the UPC CODE 3977918435. The recalled Kitchen Cravings Mixed Berry Parfaits were sold in 8.25 oz. cups with the UPC CODE 3977918436. Both had "sell by" dates on or before 7/31/2016. The problem, that the granola may contain undeclared peanut, has been corrected. At the time of the recall no adverse reactions had been reported.   … [Read more...]

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