March 28, 2017

Asian Microgreens Recalled for Possible Salmonella

ChloroFields of Kansas is recalling 20 cases of Asian Microgreens because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The products were distributed through retail grocery stores in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri. The Asian Microgreens come in a 1.5 ounce clamshell, with the label "Asian Mix Microgreens." The sell by date, which is located on a white sticker on the bottom of the container, is 3/26/2017. The UPC number is 853763007096. The problem was discovered during routine examination conducted by the FDA that found the pathogenic bacteria in the finished product. Chlorofields has ceased distribution of this product while an investigation is conducted. If you purchased this … [Read more...]

Hy-Vee Candy Trays Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Candy trays distributed to 242 grocery stores across eight states have been recalled because they may have been poisoned with Salmonella bacteria. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),  Hy-Vee, Inc., headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, issued the recall after Palmer Candy Company initiated a limited recall of some chocolate products after it was alerted  by its supplier, Valley Milk Products LLC, that a milk powder ingredient in the chocolate might have been contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella bacteria is a very dangerous bacteria that causes food poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that it causes 1.2 million cases of food poisoning in the United States each year. Approximately 450 of these cases are fatal. The recalled candy trays, … [Read more...]

Dutch Valley Recalls Cappuccino Snack Mix for Salmonella

Dutch Valley is recalling its Cappuccino Snack mix for possible Salmonella contamination. The product was made with recalled Valley Milk Products dry milk. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The product is Cappuccino Snack Mix, with item number 552372, lot code 20161027, and best by date of 5/25/17. It was distributed in ten pound bulk cases, which consist of two five pound bags in a case. The inner bags are clear and unlabeled. They were distributed to Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it … [Read more...]

Tupperware Recalls Southwest Chipotle Seasoning for Salmonella

Tupperware is recalling some of its Southwest Chipotle Seasoning because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. This product was manufactured by Tupperware by a third part blender of seasonings. It was made with recalled Valley Milk Products buttermilk powder. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. These packets were distributed nationwide to consumers. The recalled product has lot number 16189305 on the back of the package, above the Best By date. No Salmonella has been found in the buttermilk powder or the seasoning mix itself, but this recall has been issued out of an abundance of caution. If you purchased this product, do not use it. Throw it away in a sealed container or take it back to the store where you obtained it for a full refund. … [Read more...]

Hostess Recalls Holiday White Peppermint Twinkies for Possible Salmonella

Hostess Brands is recalling its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess® Twinkies® because of a recall by Blommer Chocolate Company of the confectionary coating used on the product. That coating was made with Valley Milk Products dry milk, which was recalled for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. This recall applies only to the White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies sold in multipack boxes that contain 9 individually wrapped cakes in a box. The UPC number of the product is 888109111571. The product was sold to mass merchandisers, grocery stores, distributors, dollar stores, discount stores, and convenience stores throughout the country. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away or take it back to the place … [Read more...]

Palmer Candy Company Recalls Products for Possible Salmonella

Palmer Candy Company is recalling some chocolate products for possible Salmonella contamination. They were made with a milk powder ingredient in a compound chocolate coating that was made by Valley Milk Products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The products were made between October 20, 2016 and December 9, 2016 and were shipped by Palmer Candy Company to grocery, convenience store, and wholesale customers nationwide. You can see the long list of recalled products at the FDA web site, along with UPC numbers and expiration date ranges. Some of the products were sold under the Palmer Candy Company brand, others were private label chocolates, and bulk chocolates that were repackaged by retailers. Getting has shown no pathogenic bacteria in the milk … [Read more...]

My Mix Grab n’ Go Chocolate Pretzel Hearts Recalled for Salmonella

Overwaitea Food Group in Canada is recalling My Mix Grab n' Go brand Chocolate Pretzel Hearts for possible Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalled product is My Mix Grab n' Go Chocolate Pretzel Hearts in 240 gram packages. The best before date is August 2017 and the UPC number is 0 62639 35098. They were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan at the retail level. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged package so other people and animals can't eat it, or take it back to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

Secondary Salmonella Recalls of Products Made with Dry Milk

There have been more than two dozen secondary recalls of products for possible Salmonella contamination in the past month. They all have something in common: they were made with powdered milk products that have been recalled for the possibility of contamination. We are gathering all of the recalls in one place so you can refer to them easily. This list will be updated every time another product is added. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. If you did eat any of these products and have been sick with the symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning, see your doctor. Return these products to the store or throw them out if you purchased them. The original recall was for Valley Milk Products nonfat dry milk powder and sweet cream buttermilk powder. … [Read more...]

Undercooked and Raw Eggs Can Make You Sick

Every year, about 79,000 Americans get sick from Salmonella in eggs. And about 30 people die, according to the FDA. While the government has regulations to hep prevent contamination of eggs on the farm and in transit, they have not been unable to eliminate this risk. The pathogenic bacteria can be on the inside of the egg, so eating raw or undercooked eggs puts you at risk of a serious foodborne illness. Here's what you need to know about eggs and food safety. Salmonella is a bacteria that is a common cause of food poisoning in this country and around the world. Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include diarrhea that may be bloody, fever, abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting. Most symptoms begin 12 to 72 hours after infection, and people are usually sick for about a week. But … [Read more...]

Tupperware Chipotle Seasoning Recalled for Salmonella in Canada

Tupperware Canada is recalling Southwest Chipotle Seasoning for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. It was sold through Tupperware parties and internet sales. The recalled product is Southwest Chipotle Seasoning. The sizes are not specified yet, and no UPC number has been listed yet. The codes on the product are LOT #16189305 shipped since August 2, 2016. If you purchased this product, do not use it, even if you plan to cook it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged package or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. … [Read more...]

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