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FDA Issues Botulism Warning for Bio Gaudiano Organic Olives Stuffed with Almonds

November 7, 2011


The FDA warned consumers not to eat Bio Gaudiano brand Organic Olives Stuffed with Almonds.  Following is the complete news announcement from the FDA via PRNewswire: SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following Fast Facts are being released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Fast Facts FDA is warning consumers not […]

85,000 Cookie Tins Recall at Rite Aid Stores Nationwide

October 31, 2011


Rite Aid is recalling its Rich Fields tins of butter cookies.  Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration, Rite Aid has initiated a chainwide recall of approximately 85,000 tins of butter cookies distributed by Rite Aid under the Rich Fields brand name because of the possibility of contamination with Bacillus cereus. […]

New Wegman’s in Massachusetts is Impressive

October 25, 2011


Over the past week, I visited the new Wegman’s in Northborough, Massachusetts twice. The new supermarket is the first Wegman’s in New England and set a new grand opening record. According to Wegmans, more than 25,000 strolled through their doors on October 16. Wegmans has everything from prepared foods to exotic fish and beef to pre-cut and washed veggies packaged […]

Family-Run Markets Need to Follow Food Safety Laws Too

October 21, 2011


According to, Webster Township officials are trying to shut down Jenny’s Dexter Market, citing many food violations and accident that seriously injured one of its workers. The township is calling Jenny’s Dexter Market on several work and zone code violations, while the Michigan Department of Agriculture, during an October 7 inspection, found six critical violations of food […]

The Psyche of the Recall

October 13, 2011


After a recent trip through my local grocery store, I saw a completely stocked selection of cantaloupe on sale in the grocery aisle. I live in the Northeast, which has not been affected by the recent cantaloupe recall.  At Stop & Shop, cantaloupe is on sale and there is a sign to let consumers know their […]


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