February 24, 2018

Fareway Chicken Salad, Made by Triple T Specialty Meats, Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Triple T Specialty Meats of Ackley, Iowa, is recalling about 20,630 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. A Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to this product, sold to consumers as Fareway chicken salad, has sickened more than 100 people in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota. The Iowa Department of Public Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, and Iowa State Hygienic Laboratory determined that there is a link between the chicken salad from Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc. and this outbreak. So far, 37 confirmed case-patients have been identified in Iowa. The chicken salad was purchased from January 4, 2018 to February 9, 2018, in various weight containers from the deli sections in Fareway grocery … [Read more...]

Gold Kist Farms Chicken Patties Recalled for Possible Foreign Material

Pilgrim's Pride of Texas is recalling about 101,310 pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken patties because they may be contaminated with foreign materials, more specifically rubber. A customer complaint was lodged on February 13, 2018. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or injures due to the consumption of this product. Anyone who is concerned about possible adverse reactions should contact their healthcare provider. The ready-to-eat breaded chicken patties were produced and packed on September 6, 20017. The product is 30 pound boxes with six 5-pound clear bags containing "GOLD KIST FARMS, Fully Cooked Whole Grain Home-Style Breaded Chicken Patties,” with case code 72491050xx and product code 665400. The product has the establishment number "P-20728" inside the … [Read more...]

Chicken and Pork Empanadas Recalled for Misbranding and Undeclared Egg

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced that Saker ShopRights, Inc., of Linden, New Jersey, is recalling about 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken expands. The products contain eggs, one of the major food allergens, that is not declared on the label. Anyone who is allergic to egg could have a serious reaction if they eat these products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. This incident affects 29 ShopRite stores and the Dearborn Market in New Jersey. These fully cooked pork and chicken empanadas were produced between October 7, 2018 and February 12, 2018. The recalled products include: 9-ounce vacuum-packed plastic packages containing three pieces of “3 pk CHICKEN EMPANADA wheat shell filled with seasoned chicken” with various … [Read more...]

Two Recalls; One in Canada for Seaweed and Biscuits and One in the U.S. For Almonds

Two recalls have been issued; one is in the U.S. and the other in Canada. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these problems in the U.S., but illnesses have been reported in Canada. The first recall is for Southern Grove Unsalted Almonds, for undeclared wheat and soy. Anyone who is allergic to those ingredients, or who has celiac disease, could have a serious reaction if they consume this product, but no reports of adverse reactions have been received. The item is Southern Grove Almond Unsalted in 14 ounce stand up pouch bags. the UPC number is UPC 0 41498 24647 1 and a date code of Best By SEP 25 2018 KN. The product was sold at ALDI stores in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, … [Read more...]

Consumers Warned About Pesticides in Cactus Pads

The California Department of Public Health is warning consumers not to eat cactus pads, also called noodles, that have been imported from Mexico because they have contain unapproved pesticides. This product was sold at specific retail and wholesale locations around the state and may have been sold in other states. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation collected surveillance samples and found different pesticides on the product, including dimethoate, omethoate, monocrotophos and methidathion. The compounds were found at levels that pose a health risk. Monocrotophos and methidathion have been based for food use in this country for years. The FDA has been informed about this issue. CDPH Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith said in a statement, "Anyone … [Read more...]

Foods Recalled at Weis Markets for Undeclared Eggs and Milk

Two products have been recalled for undeclared egg and milk, according to the FDA.  Weis store-made Penne Pasta with Asiago Sauce and Grilled Chicken Single Serving Meal has been recalled for undeclared milk, and Weis Dried Beef Party Rye Dip is being recalled for undeclared eggs and milk. Weis Markets is recalling their Dried Beef Party Rye Dip that was sold in 11 stores. The product contains egg and milk that is not declared on the label. No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The product was sold in eleven Weis Markets' stores including most of its Binghamton New York area stores excluding its Vestal location. The dip was also sold in its two Williamsport, Pennsylvania stores located on River Avenue and Lycoming Creek Road and … [Read more...]

Meijer Recalls Greek and Low Fat Yogurt for Possible Glass Particles

Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of some Meijer branded Greek and Low Fat Yogurt for the possibility of foreign material contamination. More specifically, there may be small glass particles in the containers. No illnesses, injuries, or additional product concerns have been reported to date in connection with this issue. A customer returned a yogurt cup that contained two small pieces of glass. The company investigated the retailers' manufacturing facility and found there may be a possible risk of contamination in the yogurt cups. The expiration date for all of the recalled products is 3/8/2018. The recalled products are all Meijer brand. They include Greek Yogurt 0% Black Cherry in 5.3 ounce containers with UPC number 7-08820-12657-2; Yogurt Low Fat Blueberry in 6 ounce … [Read more...]

Deli Meat and Cheese Recalled at Stop & Shop in Warwick, RI For Possible Listeria

Deli sliced meat and cheese sold at Stop & Shop in Warwick, Rhode Island, is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. All deli sliced meat and cheese sold between January 18 and February 2, 2018 is recalled. The deli is temporarily closed while it is being professionally cleaned. No confirmed illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue. If you purchased these products, do not eat them, even if you plan to cook with them. Throw them away in a sealed container in a secure garbage can, or take them back to the store where you bought them for a full refund. Then clean out your refrigerator or freezer or wherever you stored these items with a solution of 1 tablespoon liquid chlorine bleach … [Read more...]

Raw Milk from Breese Hollow Dairy in NY Recalled for Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Raw milk from the David Phippen Farm, doing business as Breese Hollow Dairy, is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets. That dairy is located at 454 Breese Hollow Rd. Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. To date, no illnesses are known by the Department to be associated with this product. A sample of the milk that was collected by an inspector on January 30, 2018 was contaminated wth the pathogenic bacteria. The producer was notified about this result on February 2, 2018. Breese Hollow Dairy voluntarily suspended sales of the milk when they were notified of the result. More testing conducted on February 6, 2018 confirmed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in the product. The dairy cannot sell any … [Read more...]

Turnips Sticks and Baby Cut Turnip Sticks Recalled in Canada for Possible Listeria

Sawler Gardens in Canada is recalling turnip sticks and Compliments brand Baby Cut Turnip Sticks for possible Listeria monocytogenes. The products were sold in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and possibly nationwide. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. This additional information was obtained during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's food safety investigation. The recalled products include Sawler brand Turnip Sticks in 340 gram packages. The code on the product is 18 FE 11, and the UPC number is 6 21063 36600 3. Also recalled is Compliments Baby Cut Turnip Sticks in 340 gram packages. The code on that product is also 18 FE 11, and the UPC number is 0 68820 12504 4. If you purchased either of these … [Read more...]

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