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3,960 pounds of Burgers Recalled

August 9, 2017 by

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Kenosha Beef International, LTD., Kenosha, Wisconsin, is recalling approximately 3,960 pounds of beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain milk, in the form of cheddar cheese, a known allergen that was not declared on the finished product label. The products also contain undeclared bacon. The bacon cheddar beef […]

36,000 cases of Kraft Singles Recalled for Choking Hazard

August 4, 2015 by

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Update: sold at Costco. The Kraft Heinz Company Recalls Select Varieties of Kraft Singles Products Due to Potential Choking Hazard Only 3-Lb. and 4-Lb. Packages of Kraft Singles Included in Recall 1 LB – Affected Code Date: 29 DEC 15 through 04 JAN 16 – Only products with “S54” or “S55” following the code date […]

Burger King Horsemeat Scandal: Chain Admits That Food Was Tainted

February 1, 2013 by

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Burger King has admitted that some of its burgers sold in the U.K. and Ireland were, in fact, tainted with horsemeat. This is just the latest chapter in an ongoing scandal in the U.K. and Ireland involving beef burger patties tainted with meat from horses and pigs. U.K. supermarket chain Tesco and other companies have […]

Effectively communicating risks should lead to less risky food choices, not laws

May 21, 2012 by

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by Ben Chapman When it comes to social issues I’m a bit of a libertarian hippy. I’ve looked the part (big bushy beard and longer thinning hair); used to play ultimate frisbee (poorly); and, our first-born was delivered at home. I saw The Dead, after Jerry, but I never really got into Phish. The philosophy […]

COSTCO, food safety & bad burgers

October 5, 2009 by

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While doing some banking business, I had to see a customer service person, he asked me about what I do. I told him about USFoodsafety.com and he told me he was the grill meister in his family. I asked him if he ever used a meat thermometer. He didn’t. He eye balled his hamburgers to […]

Summer grilling and food safety

May 26, 2009 by

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It’s almost summer here in Massachusetts. We’ve had a couple of seasonably warm days and very cool nights. If you have the windows down when you drive, you can smell the cookouts, in backyards. Finally, after a miserable long winter, we can grill again.  Those hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad and cole slaw make […]

Major ground beef recall before holiday

May 22, 2009 by

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Ground beef recall, almost 100K pounds. That’s a lot of burgers! Frozen blueberries recalled in Oregon and more! I buy 94% ground sirloin burgers at my local butchers.  They grind the meat in-house.  That way, it’s not processed in a plant. Frozen ground burgers are a big convenience. It’s amazing that before a major cook-out holiday, […]