FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Processed Egg Products Unfit For Human Consumption

March 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, declined to expand its Feb. 15, 2014 recall to include an additional 118,541 pounds of processed egg products for which there is reason to conclude that they are unfit for human consumption. The request for expansion was based on evidence collected during an ongoing investigation conducted by … read more

Parkers Farm Recalls Several Food Products Sold Nationwide

March 25, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WLTX) - A Minnesota company is recalling some of its peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spreads that are distributed nationwide after authorities discovered some samples of the products contained listeria. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says there have been no reports of illness from the bacterium and that Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition is cooperating with the investigation. The company has issued a voluntary recall of several products with various sell-b… read more

Infinite Herbs, LLC Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Basil Organic Clamshells Because of Possible Heal

March 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 14, 2014 - Infinite Herbs LLC of Miami, Florida is voluntarily recalling one lot of its 2.5 ounce packages of Organic Basil because of potential contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal… read more

Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

March 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 13, 2014 – ALBANY, OR. – Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. of Albany, OR has voluntarily recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, produced exclusively for Costco Wholesale Stores. In cooperation with Costco, the company issued the recall after determining the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Precautionary recall measures began on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Consumers who may have purchased the product were co… read more

Dole Fresh Vegetables Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Bagged Salads Due to Possible Health Ris

March 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 13, 2014 - Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged salad. The products being recalled are Dole Italian Blend (UPC 7143000819), Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend (UPC 1111091045), Little Salad Bar Italian Salad (UPC 4149811014) and Marketside Italian Style Salad (UPC 8113102780) coded A058201A or B, with Use-by date of March 12, 2014 due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Dole Fresh Vegetables is coo… read more

Net Food Brand Turkey Dried Apricots Recalled Because of Undeclared Sulfites

March 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 24, 2014 - Net Foods Import & Export at 711 2nd Street, Secaucus, NJ 07094 is recalling Net Food Brand Turkey Diced Apricots because they contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if the consume this product. The recalled Net Food Brand Turkey Dried Apricots comes in 16.1 oz. clear plastic containers with the following UPC Code 8697445250019. The product w… read more

Mars Food North America Voluntarily Recalls Specific Batch of Uncle Ben’s Rice

March 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 28, 2014 - Mars Food North America is voluntarily recalling one specific production lot of UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Original Long Grain White Rice product, representing less than 3,500 cases. This product does not meet our quality standards due to punctures in the pouch packaging. This action relates only to UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Original Long Grain White Rice product with a Best By date of “12/14 MADE IN CANADA,” and … read more

Popsicle Orange, Cherry and Grape Ice Pops Due to Undeclared Milk

March 4, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Feb. 28, 2014 - Unilever United States, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 20-count boxes of Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape flavored ice pops because they may have been inadvertently exposed to milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. This limited voluntary recall is being conduc… read more

California Firm Recalls Canadian Liver Pâté Products Produced Without Import Inspection

February 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 – Sun Hing Foods, Inc., the Importer of Record, a South San Francisco, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,282 pounds of Canadian liver pâté products which were produced without the benefit of full USDA inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. While this is a Class I recall, FSIS issues a Public Health Alert for an imported product when the country of origin rec… read more

Nestlé USA Announces Voluntary Recall of HOT POCKETS® brand Philly Steak and Cheese

February 19, 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014 – Nestlé USA’s Prepared Foods Division today announced the voluntary recall of HOT POCKETS® brand Philly Steak and Cheese in three different pack sizes and HOT POCKETS® brand Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese, in the two pack box.   The voluntary recall is limited to these two products, which were distributed nationwide. No other batches, sizes, including multi-packs, or varieties of HOT POCKETS® brand products are affect… read more