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Soups Recalled for Botulism

September 8, 2016

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Island Soups Company, Inc. of Saint Albans, New York is recalling the following products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use these products. GUNGO PEAS SOUP, NET WT. 16OZ GUNGO PEAS SOUP NO MEAT, NET WT. […]

Cashews with Sea Salt Recalled

September 8, 2016

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Solon, OH — Kanan Enterprises announces the recall of Southern Grove Cashews with Sea Salt due to possible presence of peanuts. No adverse reactions have been reported associated with this recall. The only item that is affected by this recall is Southern Grove Cashews With Sea Salt, a 10 ounce stand up pouch bag with […]

Food Safety Smarts

September 8, 2016

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Food Safety Smarts from CDC Use these tools and tips to help prevent food poisoning. Your kitchen is filled with food safety tools that, when used properly, can help keep you and your loved ones healthy. Learn how to make the most of these tools so that your kitchen is your home’s food safety headquarters. […]

Hep A sickens 89 people in 7 states at Tropical Smoothie Cafe: CDC

September 8, 2016

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Several states, CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Information available at this time does not indicate an ongoing risk of acquiring hepatitis A virus infection at Tropical Smoothie Café’s, as the contaminated food product has been removed as of August 8. Symptoms […]

“Consumer Alert” Westby, Food Club, Oberweis & Shurfine Cottage Cheese Recalled

September 7, 2016

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Wisconsin Division of Food and Recreational Safety is issuing a consumer alert for 4% cottage cheese made by Westby Cooperative Creamery located in Westby, Wisconsin. The presence of active alkaline phosphatase was discovered in samples during routine testing and may indicate that the product was not adequately pasteurized. Nearly 700 cases of product were distributed […]

Sweetgreen closed by Boston BOH – re-opened 8/11

September 7, 2016

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Editor’s note: US Food Safety reached out to Sweetgreen corporate for the reason why their Boylston St Boston, MA location was still listed on the Boston MA Board of Health as being closed. A representative from SweetGreen answered yesterday and said the “permit was re-instated on August 11 and they have been open since then”. […]

1,638 units of Wegmans Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli Recalled

September 3, 2016

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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling one date code of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, 9 oz. (UPC # 0-77890-38934), sold between Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 because the product may contain pieces of white plastic. Only product labeled with a use or freeze by date of Sept. 30, 2016 […]