The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha has been told it can't ship any more of its popular hot sauce to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is enforcing stricter guidelines that require a 30-day hold on the product.
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Health officials confirmed four cases tied to E. coli and 13 likely cases in people who last holiday season ate "cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer with raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread that is popular in Wisconsin. The dish has become less common recently as food-safety awareness has increased.
"Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season.
A training seminar held in New Delhi by India's Food Safety and Standards Authority taught about 500 food vendors the basics of food safety and hygiene, in an attempt to curtail the infamous "Delhi belly" that has struck down many an adventurous snacker in India.
A report from the FDA says the Idaho Department of Agriculture spotted moldy yogurt during a routine inspection at a Chobani facility in Twin Falls two months before the company issued a voluntary recall. More than 300 people reportedly got sick after consuming the moldy Greek yogurt.
Missouri agriculture officials say about 1,450 pounds of possibly contaminated beef and pork products have been returned to a southwest Missouri processor. Cloud's Meats Inc. of Carthage voluntarily recalled the meat after routine testing detected E. coli in samples last month.
Chick-fil-A is removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings. The chain says the reformulated buns are being tested in about 200 Georgia locations, while the sauces and dressings will be tested starting early next year.
New research suggests that consuming about a handful of nuts per day could be a lifesaver. The study looked at more than 100,000 men and women over a span of 30 years. The more often individuals ate nuts, the lower their death rates were.
A California boy experienced weeks of stomach pain before telling his mother it was time to see a doctor. The culprit turned out to be a steady diet of Flamin' Hot Cheetos. Emergency room doctors say they have been seeing many children with gastritis due to eating spicy chips.
A California slaughterhouse, a meat-packing facility and two companies that provided loans to the operations have agreed to settlements after allegations of inhumane treatment led to a massive recall that included beef sold to the National School Lunch Program.
The FDA is warning consumers that some cooking preparation methods may cause cancer. Dr. Richard Besser discusses the details from the warning, which cautions that breakfast foods like burnt toast and dark hash browns have been linked to cancer.
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After weeks of a judicial tug of war, Huy Fong foods, producer of popular Sriracha hot sauce, has been ordered to shut down part of its production facility. Residents in the Irwindale, Calif., neighborhood complained about the smell causing health issues.
The Connecticut Public Health Department is reminding people to be careful preparing food for the holidays so they don't get sick. The state's protection program warns one in six Americans will get food poisoning this year and holiday foods can be risky.
Thanksgiving dinner costs in Louisiana are up about 9 percent — from $44.35 for a dinner for 10 last year, to $48.50 this year, the LSU AgCenter says. The biggest chunk of that is in the turkey. However, holiday specials are likely to cut that cost.
A judge ruled Tuesday that the California Sriracha factory that manufactures the trendy hot sauce must partially shut down after neighbors complained of the spicy smells it was producing. Huy Fong Foods must determine what is causing the odor and stop it.
Rules covering the production, testing and labeling of raw milk sold in South Dakota will take effect Dec. 11, the state's agriculture secretary said Tuesday. Raw milk producers argue the milk already safe and the new rules impose too many restrictions.
Satiety, lean protein, low carb and fat burning are four buzzwords commonly associated with weight management. Linda Milo Ohr writes about 12 foods and ingredients, like proteins and antioxidants, that are tipping the scales towards better health.
Across the country this Thursday, tables will be set to accommodate everyone from vegans and vegetarians to those trying to eat like cavemen. The complicated feasts reflect the growing ranks of Americans paying closer attention to the food they eat.
This photo shows Thai pumpkin custard in Concord, N.H. Halloween may be over, but pumpkin season rolls on. Canned or fresh, it’s full of carotenoids and fiber, and it boasts more potassium than a banana. And a cup of canned pumpkin has just 80 calories.
UCLA researchers found that tiny amounts of a specific lipid in the small intestine may play a greater role than was thought in generating the high cholesterol levels and inflammation that lead to clogged arteries. Their GM tomato mimics good cholesterol.
A food scientist and International Food Technology spokesperson deconstructs the turkey-day menu by giving the low-down on why all the flavors and textures go together so well and if tryptophan is the real culprit behind our post-meal food coma.
It’s no surprise that labels are becoming the go-to place when people have questions about how food is produced. But new Cornell University research finds that consumers crave more information, especially for the potentially harmful ingredients.
Foods units recalled and the number of international recalls increased during the third quarter of 2013, with one out of every three FDA recalls tracked by the index having an international component, according to the ExpertRECALL Index of recall data.
An industry group that contributed heavily to defeat a measure that would have required labeling genetically engineered foods says it lawfully reported its activity and hopes to resolve a lawsuit alleging it violated Washington's campaign finance laws.
The reduction of pesticide use in food production has resulted in increasing cases of consumers finding spiders in their produce. Using preventative measures, both growers and food manufacturers can help increase consumer safety — and prevent an unwelcome shock at the supermarket.
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