November 12, 2019

Fromagerie Bergeron Gouda Curls Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Fromagerie Bergeron Gouda Curls and "Le Popularie" are being recalled from the marketplace in Canada for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these recalled products. The recalled sausages are all Fromagerie Bergeron brand. You can see the long list of recalled products, along with the package sizes, UPC numbers, and codes at the CFIA web site. The recalled products include Brins de Gouda Gouda Curls, Brins de Gouda (Refrigere), Brins de Gouda (Poutine fraiche), and Le Populaire. in various sizes. You can also see pictures of the recalled products at the CFIA web site. Look at the list of recalled foods carefully. If you did purchase any of them, do not eat them, even if you plan to cook with them. Throw them away in a sealed … [Read more...]

Longo’s Ready-to-Eat Dry Sausages Recalled For Possible Salmonella

The CFIA food recall warning on October 16, 2019 about sausages recalled for possible Salmonella contamination has been updated to include more products. Now, Longo's sausages are being recalled. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. These products were sold in Ontario at the consumer level. These newly recalled products were identified during the government's food safety investigation. The recalled products are all Longo's brand. They include Filicetti Cacciatori Mild VP, clerk served at deli counters, with a UPC number that starts with 00226186. All Packaged On dates up to and including October 16, 2019 are recalled. The lot number is 611. Also recalled is Filicetti Cacciatori Dry Mild, also in variable size packages. The UPC number starts with … [Read more...]

Great Value Sausages Recalled For Possible Salmonella

George's Prepared Foods of Tennessee is recalling about 6,444 pounds of Great Value Sausages, including ready-to-eat pork sausage patty and turkey patty products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.  No confirmed reports of illness have been received to date in connection with this recall. These products were sold at Walmart stores. The sausage patty items were produced on April 19, April 27, May 7, and May 9, 2019. They include: 24.92 ounce packages containing “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Patties” with use by date of 10/16/19 and lot code 1091971894. 24.92 ounce packages containing “Great Value Fully Cooked Original Breakfast Turkey Patties” with use by date of 10/24/19 and lot code 1171971897. 35.6 ounce packages containing “Family Size Great … [Read more...]

Venetian and Filicetti Sausage Recalled in Canada For Salmonella

Industry is recalling some ready-to-eat dried sausages , including Venetian and Filicetti brands, from the marketplace in Canada for possible Salmonella contamination. These products were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec at the retail level. There have been no reported cases of illness associated with the consumption of these products. The recalled products include Venetian Abruzzo Sopressata, sold in variable size packages. There is no UPC number on this product. the code on the product is Best Before 2020 Sep 04 (Code 224). It was manufactured by Venetian Meat & Salami Co, Ltd, and was distributed in Ontario and Alberta. The second recalled product is Filicetti brand Italian Style Sausage - mild, dry cured sausage, also sold in variable weight packages. … [Read more...]

Antibiotic-Free or Organic Poultry Less Likely to Have MultiDrug-Resistant Bacteria

A study conducted at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, along with the Penn State College of Medicine and the FDA, found that meat from conventionally-raised poultry harbored almost twice as much multidrug-resistant Salmonella bacteria as meat from antibiotic-free or organic poultry. The study was presented at IDWeek 2019. Consuming Salmonella-contaminated meat is one of the most common causes of foodborne illness. Since this infection is treated with antibiotics, when the pathogen is resistant to many different commonly used drugs, the illness can be more serious and dangerous. The overuse and misuse of antibiotics in both humans and animals raised for food leads to antibiotic resistance. The FDA has issued guidance documents, which are not legally binding, to try to limit … [Read more...]

FDA Tells Pet Owners To Avoid Performance Dog Raw Pet Food

The FDA has released an alert telling consumers to avoid Performance Dog Raw Pet Food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. A sample tested positive for both pathogens. The samples were collected during an inspection of Bravo Packing, the manufacturer of the dog food, which is located in Carneys Point, New Jersey. One of the products was not entered into commerce, but one was. That recalled product is Performance Dog raw pet food lot code 072219, which was sold to customers frozen in two-pound pouches. But the FDA is cautioning consumers about all Performance Dog raw pet food produced on or after July 22, 2019 because the products do not have lot codes printed on the retail packaging. If you have any Performance dog product that you … [Read more...]

How to Report a Problem With Food to the FDA and USDA

Most Americans have had food poisoning at one time or another, giving that 48,000,000 Americans contract this form of illness every year. Most people think they have the "stomach flu" or a "24 hour bug" when they actually have food poisoning. How do you report a problem with food? What do you do if you think you have food poisoning? First, know the symptoms of food poisoning for various pathogens: E. coli, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella. You can report your illness to the government if you think that a problem with food (such as the Northfork Bison E. coli outbreak) purchased from a store is the problem. First, call your doctor to get necessary treatment. Many foodborne illnesses can have long term health complications and this should be noted on your medical … [Read more...]

USA Thick Pig Ears Recalled For Possible Salmonella Contamination

TDBBS is voluntarily recalling two sizes of pig ear pet treats that were sold through Amazon. They are USA Thick Pig Ear 8 Pack and USA Thick Pig Ear 20 Pack. No illnesses have been reported that are linked to these products. There is an ongoing Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear pet treats in this country that has sickened at least 143 people in 35 states as of September 5, 2019. These treats are not linked to that outbreak. The recalled products are TDBBS, LLC USA Thick Pig Ear 8 Pack with UPC number X001768PNB. The best by dates and lot code pairs on the product are: Best By Date: 4/22/2021 Lot Code: 1129T1 and Best By Date: 6/06/2021 Lot Code: 1549T1. Also recalled are TDBBS, LLC USA Thick Pig Era 20 Pack with UPC number X000RBC5VF. The best by date and lot code pairs on that … [Read more...]

Update on MDR Sambar Masala Recall For Salmonella

The recall of House of Spices (India) MDH Sambar Masala for possible Salmonella contamination has been updated. The original FDA recall notice is gone, and has been replaced. There were three lot codes and three expiration dates noted in the original recall notice. Now just one lot code and expiration date of the product is recalled. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled item is MDH Sambar Masala and it was disturbed in Northern California retail stores. The single recalled item is sold in 3.5 ounce (100 gram) boxes with the red and white MDH logo. the lot code is 48, and the expiration date marked on the package is DEC 2021. This product is produced by R-Pure Argo Specialities and is distributed by House of Spices (India), The … [Read more...]

MDH Sambar Masala Recalled For Possible Salmonella

NOTE: This recall has been updated, and now just one lot has been recalled: lot number 48 and DEC 2021. House of Spices (India) is recalling three different lots of MDH Sambar Masala (Sambhar Masala) because it tested positive for Salmonella contamination by the FDA through a certified laboratory. The product is produced by R-Pure Agro Specialities and distributed by House of Spices (India). The recall notice did not state whether or not any illnesses are associated with this recalled product. The product is sold in a 3.5 ounce (100 gram) box with the red and white MDH logo, with UPC number 6291103750327. The lot code/expiration date combinations on this recalled product is 107/NOV 2021; 48/DEC 2021; and 47/DEC 2021. If you purchased this product, do not use it or consume it, even … [Read more...]

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