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T. Marzetti Co Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Egg in Single-Serve Larosa's Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing due to Label Issue

February 17, 2015 6:35 am | by FDA | News | Comments

The dressing was manufactured correctly and has always contained milk and egg; however there was an error in labeling. People who have an allergy to milk and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

See's Candies Issues a Not-So-Sweet Recall on Chocolates

February 9, 2015 8:20 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

Got a sweet tooth? Be sure to tell your Valentine to be cautious of what he or she buys this holiday, as See's Candies has issued a recall on some of its heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. There has been no reports of illnesses thus far, according to the Associated Press.

Pepperidge Farm Recalls 46K Bagels in 23 States

February 6, 2015 12:45 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Pepperidge Farm is recalling about 46,000 packages of bagels because they may contain peanuts or almonds that could set off a serious allergic reaction. The recall includes plain, everything and cinnamon raisin bagels. Mini bagels are also being recalled.

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Bagel Recall: Bimbo Bakeries' Sara Lee Brand Among Products Removed From Shelves

February 6, 2015 8:55 am | by Bimbo Bakeries USA | News | Comments

Bimbo Bakeries USA is voluntarily recalling Thomas', Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels because they may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds. All recalled products are being removed from store shelves.       

Researchers Develop Sensor to Sniff Out Fish Fraud

February 3, 2015 1:20 pm | by UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (USF HEALTH) | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science have developed a handheld sensor capable of debunking fraudulent seafood species claims, helping to ensure that consumers get what they pay for.        

Flowers Foods Issue Voluntary Recall on English Muffins

February 2, 2015 2:00 pm | by Flowers Foods, Inc. | News | Comments

Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling Market Basket Fork Split 6 count Original English Muffins because they contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date.

California Firm Recalls Chicken Stew Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

January 30, 2015 1:20 pm | by FoodSafety.gov | News | Comments

Korean Farm Inc., a Santa Fe Springs, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 14,610 pounds of chicken stew products produced in the Republic of Korea that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

IBM Research, Mars, Incorporated Launch Effort to Drive Advances in Global Food Safety

January 30, 2015 1:10 pm | News | Comments

Scientists from IBM Research and Mars, Incorporated this week established the “Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain,”a collaborative food safety platform that will leverage advances in genomics to further our understanding of what makes food safe. 

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Washington Company Recalls Beef Produced in 2012

January 29, 2015 3:08 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Washington Beef produced the product in 60-pound bulk packs on Nov. 28, 2012. The packs were shipped for further processing to a single grinding facility, then on for use in hotels, restaurants and institutions in Oregon and Washington.

Listeria Recall: How a Web of Oversight Couldn't Prevent an Outbreak

January 26, 2015 9:20 am | by MOLLY ROSBACH, Yakima Herald-Republic | News | Comments

Since the most recent recall, retailers have pulled Queseria Bendita products. While the cheese shop owners maintain that investigators have not found listeria in their cheese, but only in the Third Street facility — implying their products are safe — experts say the evidence is clear.

Number of Japan Food Complaints Tops 16K in 6 Years

January 26, 2015 8:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of complaints about foreign substances found in food bought at stores or served at restaurants in Japan has mounted to 16,094 in nearly six years since fiscal 2009, the National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan said.      

Freeland Foods Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Seed Due To Potential Health Risk

January 23, 2015 7:55 am | by FDA | News | Comments

Freeland Foods, Inc. of San Jose, CA is voluntarily recalling the Go Raw Organic Spicy Seed Mix, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Food Industry Executives Should Look Out: The Gov't Might Come A 'Knocking

January 21, 2015 1:40 pm | by Angela T. Puentes-Leon, Marissel Descalzo, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt | Articles | Comments

The Government is using a new tool to attack companies and executives in the food industry — prison.  Food industry executives are appearing to be easy targets to the Government, resulting in several high profile criminal prosecutions in recent years.

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Proposed Standards Aim to Cut Down on Salmonella in Poultry

January 21, 2015 1:11 pm | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press | News | Comments

The proposed standards apply to the most popular poultry products — chicken breasts, legs and wings, and ground chicken and turkey. They are voluntary but designed to pressure companies to lower rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in their products.

Tarrier Foods Recalls Chopped Candy Lacking Peanut Warning

January 20, 2015 7:15 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Tarrier Foods is recalling more than 300 cases of its Chopped Twix candy topping because the Ohio company says the ingredient statement on the packaging didn't show that it may contain peanuts and eggs.       

Georgia Food Company Recalls Meat Sent to Catering Distributors

January 20, 2015 6:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say Kabob's Acquisition Inc. recalled about 869 pounds of meat that was produced between Nov. 13 and last Thursday. Officials say the company's ingredient supplier said ground cumin spice that was used in production may have been contaminated with peanut residue.

Weekly Recall Roundup: Don't Stick Your Fork in This Pork!

January 16, 2015 4:00 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

With the first month of the year more than half way over, the food and beverage industry has already seen its fair share of recalls. This week, some of the more significant recalls throughout the food industry included:       

Ga. Firm Recalls Pork For Undeclared Allergens

January 16, 2015 2:45 pm | by FDA | News | Comments

Heywood’s Meat Haus & Provision Co., a Marietta, Georgia establishment, is recalling approximately 931 pounds of tasso (pork shoulder) products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the USDA'S Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Keys to Building a Culture of Food Safety

January 14, 2015 9:00 am | by Jan Lillemo, Principal Consultant at Lillemo and Associates and Sonal Sinha, Associate Vice President of Industry Solutions at MetricStream | Articles | Comments

Traditionally, food safety programs have focused on more tactical activities such as auditing and product testing. Today, though significant strides have been made to ensure food safety, organizations are still looking for more comprehensive programs that can integrate food safety activities into core business functions and processes.

Chipotle: No Pork at a Third of Restaurants

January 14, 2015 8:30 am | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

A spokesman for the Mexican food chain said it's the first time the company stopped serving a topping for its burritos and bowls. He said Chipotle learned of the violation by the supplier on Friday through a routine audit, and did not have a timeline for when carnitas would return to affected stores, about a third of its total base.

MorningStar Farms Recalls Black Bean Burgers For Undeclared Allergen

January 12, 2015 2:45 pm | by FDA | News | Comments

MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.                     

Canadian Agency Recalls Apple Slices Over Listeria Concerns

January 12, 2015 10:30 am | by The Canadian Press | News | Comments

A recall of apple products is being expanded to P.E.I. due to concerns over possible listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Scotian Gold Co-operative Limited is recalling its apple slices.         

China Arrests More Than 100 People For Selling Pork From Diseased Pigs

January 12, 2015 9:10 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Police in China have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country's latest food safety scandal. More than 1,000 tons of contaminated pork and 48 tons of cooking oil produced from the meat have been seized in the operation.

Weekly Recall Roundup: Apples and Pet Treats and Beef — Oh My!

January 9, 2015 1:10 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

In case you missed any of this week's top recalls, we've got you covered. In Food Manufacturing's first edition of the "Weekly Recall Roundup," you'll learn about the latest food and beverage items that have been pulled off store shelves and why. 

Calif. Company Recalls More Than 48K Pounds of Frozen Beef, Pork

January 9, 2015 9:15 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Unibright Foods of Bell Gardens is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of frozen beef and pork that may be contaminated with metal.                       

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