Foodborne Illness

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Blue Bell expands recall to all of its products

April 23, 2015

Blue Bell expands recall to all of its products Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off shelves due to the fact that other ice cream samples have tested positive for listeria. After gradually expanding its initial recall in March, Blue Bell has made a voluntary decision to pull all of its products.…

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Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Contamination

April 21, 2015

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Contamination Sabra issued a voluntary recall of 30,000 cases of hummus due to possible listeria contamination according the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. At this time, there are no known illnesses or contamination reported. The recall affects five different SKUs of the brand’s “classic” products. The company originally discovered the…

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Heavy Metals Found in Chocolates

April 17, 2015

Heavy Metals Found in Chocolates Chocolate lovers all over may be heartbroken to find out that some chocolates may contain heavy metals. As You Sow, a consumer group in California, is now taking legal action against several chocolate manufacturers and retailers claiming that they failed to warn consumers about potentially harmful levels of lead and…

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FDA Issues Warning on Cumin Spice

April 9, 2015

FDA Issues Warning on Cumin Spice Hundreds of products are being recalled after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice. There have been ongoing recalls related to contaminated cumin since December 2014. Undeclared ingredients can be a life-threatening risk to those with allergies. Because of the large amount of products being recalled, the Food…

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Trader Joe’s Recalls Walnuts for Salmonella

April 8, 2015

Trader Joe’s Recalls Walnuts for Salmonella Trader Joe’s has recalled five different varieties of walnuts due to the fact they may contain salmonella. Trader Joe’s has currently suspended the sale of the nuts and has removed them from store shelves. The affected nuts include: -Trader Joe’s Nuts Raw California Walnut Pieces (16 ounces) -Trader Joe’s…

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Kraft Recalls Mac and Cheese

March 20, 2015

Kraft Recalls Mac and Cheese Kraft Foods Group launched a voluntary recall of 6.5 million boxes of original flavor Kraft Macaroni and Cheese due to the fact that some packages may contain pieces of metal. The affected boxes have a “best when used by date” from September 18, 2015 to October 11, 2015, and are…

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Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Carmel Recall

March 19, 2015

Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Carmel Recall Talenti has issued an allergy alert for its pint sized Sea Salt Carmel Gelato. The product may inadvertently contain peanuts or peanut butter which is not labeled on the packaging. Consuming a product with peanuts if you have a severe allergy can cause serious and life threatening…

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MorningStar Farms Recalls Burgers Due to Undeclared Allergen

February 26, 2015

MorningStar Farms Recalls Burgers Due to Undeclared Allergen MorningStar Farms has issued an allergy alert and precautionary recall of its Spicy Black Bean Burger and Chipolte Black Bean Burger because of an undeclared allergen. One of the spice ingredients may contain peanuts, which is not labelled anywhere on its packaging. For people with an allergy…

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USDA Proposes Standards to Reduce Rates of Salmonella in Poultry

January 27, 2015

USDA Proposes Standards to Reduce Rates of Salmonella in Poultry Chicken could become safer to eat. New voluntary standards were proposed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey. Even though the standards are voluntary they are intended to pressure…

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Recall for Granny Smith and Gala Apple Due to Listeria

January 23, 2015

Recall for Granny Smith and Gala Apple Due to Listeria                 Granny Smith and Gala apples are being recalled after Listeria moncytogens were found at an apple processing facility in Shafter, California. The Apples were from Bidart Bros. apple processing plant. “The results are devastating to the Bidart family. As a family–owned grower operating in…

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