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SoFit products recalled for Listeria

June 10, 2016

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The Hershey Company has issued a recall of three products sold under the SoFit brand after a supplier who provides sunflower seeds for the products expanded its recall on June 1. The supplier SunOpta issued a recall after discovering that it produced sunflower seeds that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no reports […]

FDA Moves Too Slowly on Food Recalls, Report Finds

June 10, 2016

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by Maggie Fox The Food and Drug Administration often moves too slowly on food recalls, letting companies take their time in recalling contaminated food and leaving the public uninformed and in danger, a government report found Thursday. For example, it took the maker of Hispanic-style cheese more than two months to recall listeria-contaminated products, the […]

20 sick: Salmonella outbreak linked to Texas restaurant, owner stands up

June 9, 2016

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by Doug Powell Julia Deng of ABC 7 News reports a popular Odessa restaurant is temporarily closed pending an investigation into a foodborne disease outbreak involving two confirmed cases of Salmonella and at least 18 probable cases, Ector County Health Department officials said Tuesday. The owner of Ajuua’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 2120 Andrews Hwy […]

Before you buy another steak, check for this info on the label

June 9, 2016

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by Alison Mango Your beef just got a little safer, thanks to new labeling requirements by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) that went into effect this month. The new rules require that mechanically tenderized beef be labeled as such, and include instructions on the packaging for safe preparation. So, what is mechanical tenderizing, exactly? Chances are, in the […]

Private labels of Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix, and Cajun Hot Mix Recalled

June 9, 2016

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Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co of Bridgeport, IL is recalling Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix, and Cajun Hot Mix because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix and Cajun Hot Mix were distributed nationwide into retail farm stores, and outdoor sporting good stores. Sunflower Kernels, Sweet […]

Dollywood Cajun Mix Recalled for Listeria

June 9, 2016

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Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies, Inc. of Bridgeport, IL is  recalling the specific code dates listed below of Dollywood Cajun Mix cello bag, due to the potential presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. The affected product is packaged in 9 oz. clear bag with Dollywood Theme Park label, UPC 4900005033302. This only affects packages with best by codes […]

Kashi® GOLEAN® Honey Pecan Baklava Bars Recalled at Target

June 8, 2016

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Target has posted the following recall on its website. Recalled: Kashi® GOLEAN® Honey Pecan Baklava Bars sold at: Target Stores and Online recall date: 6/3/2016 Product Recall Details Target Item Number: 071-20-0458 TCIN 50306101 Kashi® GOLEAN® Honey Pecan Baklava Bars Additional items included in the recall not carried by Target. Please refer to the link […]