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Schumer: Feds too slow at getting bad foods off shelves

August 2, 2016 by


U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called for major changes as it relates to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) food recall process. Schumer wants to ensure the agency is doing absolutely everything it can to prevent future contamination-related food illnesses. Schumer’s push comes following a recently released preliminary report conducted by the Office of […]

FDA Moves Too Slowly on Food Recalls, Report Finds

June 10, 2016 by


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 […]

What to Do If You Think You’ve Purchased a Recalled Food

July 10, 2015 by


By Marianne Gravely, Food Safety Education Staff, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA Food Recall! You hear about the latest recall on the news, and you realize that it’s a product you have in your pantry. Or maybe it’s a product that you’ve already purchased and eaten?  Here are some tips. First Things First: Identify […]

Reasons to follow US Food Safety

May 17, 2015 by


The following article is precisely the reason to follow US Food Safety and its Twitter page.  With very slim margins, grocery stores won’t do anything they are not required to do under the law, with few exceptions.  Few people visit the FDA website as stated below, but hundreds of thousands visit US Food Safety. Where […]

Grocery Chain Pays Big Fine for Selling Recalled Products

September 17, 2014 by


by Mitch Lipka for Daily Finance A major supermarket chain has agreed to pay $2 million to settle federal charges alleging the company sold a dozen different products that had previously been recalled over safety issues, including some that started fires and were blamed in infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on […]

WATCH: Jon Stewart Recaps This Week in Recalled Food

February 21, 2014 by


For some reason, food recalls and terrible mass-produced chemical edibles have filled the news cycle for the past few days, and in last night’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart recapped the week of the best worst food recalls — specifically, the Yoga Mat Subway Sandwiches, the Anti-Mold Kraft Singles Scare, and the Hot […]

Costco issues recall due to possible Salmonella

October 12, 2013 by


Posted April 2, 2009   Editor’s note: We were in our food safety infancy. Now we have HUGE world-wide reach. Goes to show you, recalls never die, they go into a search function and are seen again and again. By the way, we broke this story.   For our readers who are concerned about items they […]