December 7, 2019

White Castle Frozen Sandwiches Recalled For Possible Listeria

White Castle frozen sandwiches are being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. The recalled White Castle frozen sandwiches are all identified as sliders. They include frozen 6 pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6 pack hamburgers, frozen 6 pack jalapeño cheeseburgers, 16 pack hamburgers, and 16 pack cheeseburgers. The products are sold in rectangular cardboard packages. The code date is on a side panel. You can see the long list of recalled product lot codes and best by dates at the FDA web site, along with pictures of all of the product labels. The recall affects product on shelves at "select retailers," which weren't mentioned in the recall notice, with best by dates ranging from 04 Aug 2020 to … [Read more...]

Certain Lots of Special Kitty Cat Food Recalled For Health Concerns

The J.M. Smucker Company is recalling specific lots of Special Kitty Cat food for "health concerns potentially associated with ingredients believed to not meet the Company’s quality and safety standards." The recall notice states that "Ingesting impacted product may cause nausea with excessive salivation, diarrhea or vomiting to more severe symptoms including difficulty walking, seizures and, in extreme situations, death." The specific problem with the cat food is not stated. And there is no mention of whether or not any pets have been affected by the problems with this product. The specific recalled product is Special Kitty Mixed Grill Dinner Pate wet cat food. It is sold individually and also as part of variety packs. The Special Kitty Mixed Grill Dinner Pate is sold in 5.5 ounce … [Read more...]

Nancy Adams Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers Recalled

Nassau Candy Distributors is recalling two lots of 7.5 ounce packages of Nancy Adams Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers for undeclared milk, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to milk or who is lactose intolerant could have a serious reaction if they consume this product. No reactions or adverse events have been reported to the company to date. The recalled product is Nancy Adams Dark Chocolate Graham Crackers with UPC number 618645275860, packaged in 7.5 ounce (212 gram) packages. The graham crackers were distributed to limited retailers and distributors nationwide. The product is contained in brown paper bag packaging with a clear window in front. The best by and best if used by dates that are recalled are 4/30/20, 5/1/20, 5/21/20, 6/30/20, and 8/4/20 that are on a … [Read more...]

Norovirus-Like Outbreak at Brave Horse Tavern in Seattle Sickens 43

A norovirus-like outbreak at the Brave Horse Tavern in Seattle, Washington has sickened at least 43 people, according to an update by Seattle-King County Health Department. That restaurant is located at 310 Terry Avenue North in Seattle. Meal dates for those sickened were November 23 and November 24, 2019. Prior food safety inspections found areas where the restaurant needs to improve. There are no laboratory results for people who got sick, because testing is not typically done on people who present with these symptoms. The symptoms suggest norovirus. The people who are sick are suffering from vomiting, diarrhea, body aches, chills, and fever, which are typical symptoms for norovirus. Since November 27, 2019, 30 people from 5 meal parties said they got sick after consuming food … [Read more...]

Amsellem Solo Chorizo Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Usine Amsellem Inc. is recalling Amsellem Solo Chorizo - Dried Beef Sausage from the marketplace in Canada because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The product was sold in Ontario and may have been distributed nationally at the retail level. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The recalled product is Amsellem Solo Chorizo, which is a dried beef sausage, sold in 28 gram packages. The UPC number on the product is 6 28055 38930 9, and the codes on the sausage are 91002DC-707 BB 2020 AVR 08. If you purchased this product, do not eat it, even if you are going to cook it. Throw it away in a sealed container in a secure garbage can with a tight fitting lid, or take it back to the place of purchase for a full refund. The recall of … [Read more...]

Holiday Food Safety Tips From the FDA Keeps Your Family Safe

The FDA is offering food safety tips for healthy holidays so you can keep your family safe this season. It's important to follow these tips and to know the signs of food poisoning just in case. Most people sickened with food poisoning suffer with vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and symptoms similar to the flu. The illness usually starts hours to days after eating contaminated food. While most people recover without medical treatment, there are some pathogens, most notably Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, that cause serious illness. People who are most at risk for serious complications from food poisoning include the elderly, infants, young children, pregnant women, anyone with a chronic illness, and people with compromised immune systems. To keep your family safe, follow … [Read more...]

President’s Choice Colorful Coleslaw Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling President's Choice Colorful Coleslaw in the U.S. for possible Salmonella contamination. There is a similar recall in Canada for President's Choice Coleslaw. A sample of the product yielded a positive results for Salmonella in a random sample test that was conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. No illnesses have been reported to the company or the FDA to date in connection with this issue. The recalled items include President's Choice Colorful Coleslaw, with lot codes B318005 and B318006. The UPC number on the product is 0-6038322267-3. The use by date is 2019 DE 04. Also recalled is Marketside Tri-Color Coleslaw, with lot codes B318005 and B318006. The UPC number on that product is 6-81131-38748-4. The best if used by date is DEC 04 … [Read more...]

President’s Choice Coleslaw Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Loblaw Companies Limited in Canada is recalling President's Choice Coleslaw for possible Salmonella contamination. No  illnesses have been reported in connection with this recalled item. The coleslaw was sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Possibly Nationally, and Saskatchewan at the consumer level. The recalled product is President's Choice Coleslaw, sold in 397 gram plastic soft packages. The UPC number on the product is 0 60383 22267 3, and the product codes are Best Before 2019 DE 04 - B318005 and Best Before 2019 DE 04 - B318006. If y9u purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed container in a secure garbage can with a tight fitting lid, or take it back to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. Symptoms of a Salmonella food … [Read more...]

CFIA Cancels License of Ryding-Regency Meat Packers

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has cancelled the Safe Food for Canadians license of Ryding-Regency Meat Packers LTD that are loaded in Toronto, Ontario, effective December 2, 2019. The license of this facility was suspended on September 17, 2019. This happened because "of the opinion that a risk of injury to human health may result if the licence holder continues to conduct an activity that is identified in their licence. It was determined as part of a food safety investigation that the licence holder had failed to implement effective control measures." Many food recalls for E. coli O157:H7 in various beef and veal products were associated with this investigation. You can see the long list of recalled products, brand names, and more information about these recalls at the … [Read more...]

Suantianyangmei Waxberry Recalled For Sulfites and Cyclamates

Lin's Waha Int'l Corp. of Syosset, New York is recalling packages of Suantianyangmei Waxberry and Bingtangyangmei Waxberry because they contain undeclared sulfites and cyclamates. People who have sensitive to sulfites could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they eat these products. Cyclamate is an unapproved ingredient and has been completely banned in the U.S. since 1970. No illnesses or reactions have been associated with these products to date. The recalled Suantianyangmei Waxberry and Bingtangyangmei Waxberry products were distributed nationwide at the retail level. The berries are packaged in 8.11 ounce (230 gram) clear plastic containers. Suantianyangmei Waxberry has the UPC number 6948576407226 and the date 03.12.2020 stamped on the box. Bingtangyangmei Waxberry has … [Read more...]

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