Saturday, April 6, 2013
Rich Products Corporation has issued a voluntary recall on some of its products because of a possible E. coli contamination.
Rich Products Corporation has initiated a recall of its Farm Rich Mini Quesadillas, Farm Rich Mini Pizza Slices, Farm Rich Philly Cheese Steaks, Farm Rich Mozzarella Bites, Farm Rich Mini Bacon Cheeseburgers and Market Day Mozzarella Bites because of a possible E. coli contamination, according to CBS News. The Buffalo-based company is working with the USDA, FDA and CDC to determine how products manufactured in their Waycross, GA plant may have become contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The products were manufactured between Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 and have "Best By" dates between Jan. 1, 2013 and Sept. 29, 2014. The dates can be located on the back of the package on all of the products, according to information on the Farm Rich website. …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
A number of name brands are included in the recall.
The FDA announced a major recall of pet products that affects a number of brands. Kasel Associated Industries of Denver is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at its Denver facility from April 20, 2012 to Sept. 19, 2012 because of possible Salmonella contamination. The brands included in the recall are Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items, according to the FDA. The FDA reported that Kasel has not received any reports of illnesses because of the possible contamination. According to the FDA: Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Parent company Nestle voluntarily recalls Lean Cuisine meal.
If you have Lean Cuisine's Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli in your freezer, don't eat it before checking the product codes. If the box bears either production code 2311587812 or 2312587812 and the "best before date" appears as DEC 2013, then the product is part of a voluntary recall after three consumers reported finding glass fragments in the ravioli. No injuries have been reported. According to a press release, "The entree being recalled was produced during early November 2012. Due to its popularity, Nestle believes very little remains in retail distribution." You can find the production code look for the gray "proof of purchase" panel, located on the right end flap of the package, below the ingredient statement, the …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The product may contain Listeria Monocytogenes.
Whole Foods Market is recalling one lot of its Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon because it may contain Listeria Monocytogenes. The organism may “cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women,” according to the FDA. The 4-ounce salmon packages are either cold smoked or sliced and were sold in 12 states, including Massachusetts and Rhode Island. According to the FDA: The recalled salmon is sold in black-and-gold, flat, rectangular vacuum-sealed …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Bags of salad recalled due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections
Fresh Express Inc. is recalling a limited quantity of 18 oz. Hearts of Romaine salad with the Use By date of Sept. 26, 2012 due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. See the recalled product information below: To read the full release you can go to the FDA website.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A Salmonella outbreak led to more than 100 nut butter spreads recalled. Check out the complete list.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
A peanut butter recall that began at Trader Joe's last weekend was expanded Monday to more than 100 peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter and Tahini and roasted blanched peanut products made by Sunland Inc.'s Portales, N.M. plant. The voluntary recall was initiated after reports of 30 people infected between June 11 and Sept. 2 with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Bredeney from 19 states possibly linked to the peanut and almond butter surfaced, according to news releases from the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Four people have been hospitalized in connection with the illness; however, no fatalities have been reported. "There is nothing more important to us than the health and safety of…
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The potentially contaminated ricotta salata cheese may have been sold in here in Massachusetts.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning Massachusetts residents of potentially contaminated ricotta salata cheese sold across the commonwealth. Forever Cheese Inc. voluntarily recalled one lot of Frescolina brand ricotta salata cheese because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects more than a dozen states, including Massachusetts. The recalled cheese was sold to distributors for retailers and restaurants between June 20 and Aug. 9. The CDC has not reported the exact locations of the sales or companies that may have sold the cheese. “The recall affects lot number T9425 and/or production code 441202. Products were sold to supermarkets, restaurants and wholesale distributors,” according to the CDC. …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The manufacturer has recalled the product because of possible listeria contamination.
Stop & Shop has stopped selling its Calico Bean Salad after a voluntary recall by its manufacturer because of possible listeria contamination. The product is normally sold at the salad bar. Costa Fruit & Produce said it was recalling the product because of the possible health risks, although no illnesses have been reported. Stop & Shop, which has a location on Rte. 1 in Dedham, has removed the Calico Bean Salad from its stores and said customers who purchased the product between July 18 and 26 should discard any unused portions and bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. For more info, check out the FDA press release.