October 23, 2018

Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Salads Recalled for Listeria and Salmonella

GHSW is recalling 365 by Whole Foods and Trader Joe's chicken salads for possible Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella contamination. This is one of at least 13 secondary recalls issued because a vegetable supplier had to recall products for contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. These foods were made from October 1 through October 18, 2018. They include 10-ounce plastic tray packages containing "365 BY WHOLE FOODS MARKET BBQ STYLE CHOPPED SALAD WITH CHICKEN with Best if Sold By dates of 10/18/18 through 10/21/18 (inclusive); 8-ounce plastic tray packages containing "365 BY WHOLE FOODS MARKET CHICKEN FAJITA SALAD” with Best if Sold By dates of 10/18/18 through 10/21/18 (inclusive); and 13-ounce plastic tray packages containing "TRADER … [Read more...]

365 By Whole Foods Salads Recalled for Listeria and Salmonella

GH Foods is recalling about 987 pounds of 365 By Whole Foods and other ready-to-eat salad with chicken products that contain corn recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella contamination. They were made with corn that was recalled by the manufacturer. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. These ready-to-eat chicken salads were made on dates ranging from October 9, 2018 through October 13, 2018. They include 9.75-ounce clear plastic clamshell packages containing "Santa Fe Style Salad with Chicken" with Best If Sold By dates from 10/17/18 to 10/18/18; 10-ounce clear plastic clamshell packages containing "365 BY WHOLE FOODS MARKET BBQ STYLE CHOPPED SALAD WITH CHICKEN" and Best If Sold By dates from 10/17/18 to 10/20/18; 6-pound bagged kit … [Read more...]

Secondary Recalls For Products Made with Veggies Contaminated with Listeria and Salmonella

Last week we started compiling a secondary recall list for products that were made with corn that may have been contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Those recalls have now exploded to include a dozen companies, and the products that they were made with now included mushrooms, tomatoes, tomatillos, and onions. This list has been updated with the newest information from the USDA and FDA. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue. One of the recalls named McCain Foods as the supplier of the vegetables. Since it's unusual for foods to be recalled for two separate pathogens, it's possible that McCain Foods is the origin of the recalled vegetables, but we don't know for sure. At any rate, keep referring to this page to stay up to date on all of … [Read more...]

Sunnyside Orchards Recalling Apple Cider For Inadequate Processing

Sunnyside Orchards apple cider is being recalled, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is issuing a consumer advisory because that product was apparently inadequately processed and stored at improper temperatures, which would allow the growth of potentially harmful bacteria. All cider produced since August 31, 2018 is affected by this recall and advisory. The cider was sold in gallon and half gallon containers. No reports of illness have been received to date in connection with this recall. The notice did not state which pathogens may be a risk for this type of product, but officials did say that if you have experienced vomiting or diarrhea after drinking it, to see your doctor. Officials do know of some locations that have sold this product, but this list is not complete. The … [Read more...]

Trader Jose’s and Mary’s Harvest Salads, Wraps Recalled for Salmonella and Listeria

Mary's Harvest Fresh Foods is recalling products that include Trader Jose's salad for possible Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The company received work that the corn they used in these products was recalled for possible contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. This is just one of several secondary recalls issued in the past week. The ready-to-eat salad and wrap products were produced from October 5, 2018 through October 13, 2018. There is zero tolerance for Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in ready-t0-eat foods. The recalled products are 7-ounce clear plastic wrapped packages containing "MARY’S HARVEST Southwest Chicken Wrap w/ Rib Meat" and Use By dates from 10/15/18 through 10/23/18, and 11-ounce clear plastic … [Read more...]

Seedless Raisins, Liquorice Slice Recalled for Undeclared Sulfites

Two recalls have been issued for undeclared sulfites in products. One of the recalls is for seedless raisins, the other for liquorice slice. Sulfites are not mentioned on the labels. Anyone who is allergic to or sensitive to sulfites could have a serious reaction if they eat these products. No adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported to date in either recall. The first recall is for Liquorice Slice from New Nan Fong Hong Trading. The Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice is sold in 16 ounce (454 gram) packages. There is no expiration date and no UPC number on the product. This product was imported from China. It was sold in New York City. Sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by … [Read more...]

Hy Vee Recalls Meat Products For Possible Salmonella and Listeria

Hy Vee is recalling six of its meat and potato products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella bacteria. The products contain caramelized mushrooms and fire-roasted tomatoes produced by McCain Foods. No illnesses have been reported yet. There are several other recalls of foods that are contaminated with those pathogens. It is unusual for products to be contaminated with more than one kind of bacteria. We don't know if McCain Foods supplied ingredients to the companies who have posted the other recalls, but it's possible. The recalled products are Hy-Vee Bacon Wrapped Cowgirl Chicken Grillers that are 8 ounces each with UPC number 023092600000; Hy-Vee Fire Roasted Tomato, Spinach, Mozzarella Twice Baked Potato in  5 ounce packages with UPC number … [Read more...]

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Chicken

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro has issued a statement about the multidrug-resistant Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products that has sickened 92 people in 29 states. She is concerned that five years ago, she expressed concern to the USDA and CDC about another antibiotic-resistant Salmonella outbreak that sickened more than 600 people. And the same thing has happened again. The new outbreak was announced by the CDC on October 16, 2018. She writes, "Five years ago to the day, I wrote a letter with my former colleague, the late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, to CDC and USDA regarding their mismanaged investigation and lack of action in response to an antibiotic-resistant strain of Salmonella that contaminated chicken products across the country. 634 were infected across 29 … [Read more...]

Taylor Farms Pork Carnitas Recalled for Listeria and Salmonella

Taylor Farms Northwest is recalling 276 pounds of ready-to-eat pork carnitas bowls because they contain tomatillos that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.  No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. These products were produced between October 10 and 14, 2018. They include 11-ounce clear plastic wrapped bowls of “PORK CARNITAS BOWL” with a sell by dates of 10/15/18 through 10/19/18. They have the establishment number "EST. 34834" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The pork carnitas bowls were shipped to retail outlets in Oregon and Washington state. The problem was discovered on October 15, 2018 when Taylor Farms Northwest was notified that the fire-roasted diced tomatillos used in the product were recalled by the … [Read more...]

Zero Xtreme Dietary Supplement Recalled for Sibrutramine

Fat Burners Zone is recalling one lot of Zero Xtreme capsules, a dietary supplement intended for weight loss, because it is contaminated with sibutramine, according to FDA analysis. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market for safety concerns. That means Zero Xtreme is an unapproved drug. Sibutramine is the active ingredient in Meridia, a drug that was marketed in the 1990s for prescription treatment of obesity. It was withdrawing 2010 after clinical dates indicated "Sibutramine poses an increased risk of heart attack and stroke." The product can substantially increase blood pressure and pulse rate, and can present a health risk for anyone with a history of coronary artery daisies, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and stroke. No adverse events … [Read more...]

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