Lawyers have brokered a tentative deal to settle part of a class-action lawsuit filed over an E. coli outbreak and the largest meat recall in Canadian history. The lawsuit is against XL Foods Inc., which operated a meat-packing plant in southern Alberta during the tainted beef recall in 2012.
Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning — again. The Centers for Disease...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota...
A New York City company is recalling 564 pounds of Imported (Product of Denmark) Acme smoked salmon that was sold to Giant supermarkets in the Mid-Atlantic region because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Michigan State University is recalling some cookie and ice cream products because malfunctioning equipment may have contaminated them with metal shavings. The products also were ordered pulled from store shelves. No injuries have been reported.
Kulana Foods Ltd, a Hilo, Hawaii establishment, is recalling approximately 4,465 pounds of frozen, fully cooked pork products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
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Nearly every type of manufacturer faces increasing regulations aimed at everything from ensuring product safety to managing disposal and reclamation procedures. While many regulations may be beneficial to consumers, each regulation adds an additional burden to the company.
In the wake of a food safety scandal involving a China-based meat supplier, sales slumped for McDonald's Japan. The company reported a group net loss of 7.54 billion yen for the January to September period.
The Doggy Cooking Network on YouTube shows pet owners how to dish up fresh, homemade alternatives to commercial kibble. It struck a chord as serving safe, wholesome food has become important to people putting more time, money and energy into pet care.
Besides training employees on the new GHS (Global Harmonization System) labeling elements, new pictograms, and the new SDS (Safety Data Sheet) format, there are more important challenges to compliance, that many employers and Safety Managers may not even realize.
Marathon Ventures, Inc. announced that it is voluntarily recalling various retail and bulk packages containing raw macadamia nuts as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Inmar announced that its product recall management experts will team up with GS1 US and the Grocery Manufacturers Association to facilitate “Efficient and Effective Product Recall Management,” a course for manufacturers and their retail trading partners.
West Africa is the world's largest producer of cocoa beans with an estimated 73 percent of the world's beans coming from the area, according to the International Cocoa Association. To date, the disease has not affected cocoa production.
Fireball Cinnamon Whisky assures its customers that the product is perfectly safe to drink. There is no recall in North America. Late last week Sazerac, the makers of Fireball, was contacted by its European bottler about an ingredient that was out of compliance with regulations.
Chetak New York L.L.C. of Edison, NJ is recalling its 5560 packages of 7oz., 3840 packages of 14oz., & 1920 packages of 28oz. "DEEP RAW CASHEW PIECES" because they have the potential to be contaminated.
Murry’s Inc., a Lebanon, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,689 pounds of gluten free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the raw, frozen chicken entrees from the Aspen Foods division of Koch Meats were sold as Antioch Farms brand A La Kiev raw stuffed chicken breasts. The Chicago company recalled nearly 29,000 pounds of the chicken products.
Bailey Farms, Inc. of Oxford, NC is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of Fresh Serrano Chile Peppers, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.
E.&B.’s Natural Way is recalling approximately 27,948 pounds of raw lamb products because they were not presented at the border for USDA-FSIS Import Inspection. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.
Shop Packaging LLC, a New Bedford, Massachusetts establishment, is recalling chicken wing products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was signed into law in January 2011, places the responsibility for food safety squarely on food producers, with requirements that will come into force as all portions of the Act are finalized and implemented.
Peanut farmers are expected to bring in 6 million pounds less this year, according to forecasts released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That represents nearly a 30 percent drop in production in New Mexico from the year before.
California Olive and Vine, LLC of Sutter, California is taking precautionary measures and recalling Pumpkin Seed Pesto because of its irregular lab results. The pesto may be contaminated with a botulism toxin that can lead to serious illness or death.
Real Foods of Seattle, Washington is recalling 96 units of its Mexican Cheddar Dip product due to an undeclared allergen. The product was distributed and sold throughout the state.
SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, North Carolina, is voluntarily recalling all of its SunBurst, Fresh Bites and Private labeled products which are currently in the market because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The world's biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.S. campaign to beat back perceptions that it serves Frankenfood. The push comes as McDonald's fights to boost its performance in the U.S.
Nearly nine in 10 consumers globally, or 86 percent, pointed to "ingredient transparency" as one of their top purchase drivers for food products. Some of the top factors driving consumers to demand transparency include allergen cross-contamination and GMOs.
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