Fresh vegetable products recalled for Listeria risk

Many national retail brands, including DelMonte, Walmart, Kroger, HEB and Trader Joe’s – are recalling fresh vegetables products from Mann Packing Co. Inc. The recall is a response to notifications by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of October 11, […]

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Hy-Vee stores recalling 3.1 tons of beef and chicken

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, based in Ankeny, Iowa has recalled approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The RTE […]

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Food Recall Basics

As recent blog posts suggest, there are dozens of food recall notices posted in the United States each month. The Partnership for Food Safety Education has developed some fact sheets that they hope will help people sort through the information in recall notices and to take action to identify whether a recalled product is in […]

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Invisible danger for pets and humans: Salmonella

Federal public health officials have repeated warnings about pig ear treats for dogs as human illnesses related to the multi-branded products have sickened 127 people in 33 states in a multi-drug resistant Salmonella outbreak. Thirty percent of humans affected (26) in the outbreak have required hospitalization, many of them children younger than 5 years old. […]

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Pillsbury, Aldi, King Arthur flour recalled

Three prominent brands have recalled flour due to the possible presence of contamination with a harmful strain of the E. coli bacteria.  The newest recall includes more than 4,600 cases of Pillsbury “Best Bread” flour. While the flour was shipped to retailers and distributors in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, […]

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