Blue Bell Creameries says it's expanding its recall of products made at an Oklahoma plant after pints of banana pudding ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.
Blue Bell announced its decision to halt operations at its Oklahoma plant due to listeria concerns. The decision comes after five other listeria cases were reported at a Kansas hospital.
The recall covers salads that contain fully cooked sliced chicken breast. The salad was sold in all Canadian provinces except for Prince Edward Island.
In the U.S., such inspections are done by local public health departments, which can take different approaches to conducting, coding and reporting inspection data. Using this unique new automated database, food service businesses and consumers can monitor and compare food safety practices from outlets across the nation.
The grants include funding for research projects focused on food safety and quality as well as mitigating antibiotic resistance.
Study the label of almost any food product and you're likely to see the rather vague warning "May contain peanuts" somewhere on there, unless of course it's a product that definitely does contain peanuts. These warnings of peanut contamination could soon lose much of their uncertainty, thanks to a novel form of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy.
Find out the latest news and developments by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.
Poultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.
The food supply chain is long and complex, including foreign- and domestically sourced farms, processors, ingredients, manufacturers, packagers, distributors, shippers, stores and consumers. Regardless of your business and its place in the food supply chain, you’re required to maintain good records.
A "food source" sickened nearly 100 restaurant patrons in Philadelphia last month, but city and state health officials say Pennsylvania law bars them from disclosing what the food was or how it was contaminated.
An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.
Researchers determined that raw milk was associated with more than half of all milk-related foodborne illness, even though only an estimated 3.5 percent of the U.S. population consumes it.
Taiwanese health authorities have ordered a recall of all food products illegally imported from five Japanese prefectures affected by the 2011 earthquake and consequent nuclear disaster.
A 3-ounce cup of ice cream contaminated with listeriosis was traced to a plant in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Blue Bell spokesman Gene Grabowski said. He said the cups with pull tab lids are not sold in retail locations and instead are shipped in bulk to "institutional accounts" in 23 states that comprise less than 5 percent of the company's sales.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials are aware of the recall. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Alabama agriculture officials said in a statement Tuesday that single-serving cups of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla have been recalled across 23 states after a cup in Kansas tested positive for Listeria. Officials say they're checking whether any of the recalled products are being served in Alabama.
A lawsuit filed in California last week alleging that high levels of arsenic were found is some California-made wines resulted in plenty of headlines. Find out more by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.
Blue Bell is recalling 3-ounce cups of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream that have tab lids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the cups could be contaminated with the bacteria, which can cause fatal infections in young children, the elderly and others with weakened immune systems.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the product was mistakenly labeled as corned beef on the label.
From E. coli to salmonella, the headline-grabbing pathogens that can contaminate our food supply are meeting their match, thanks to an array of technology advancements that will impact both food producers and consumers, say food safety research and policy leaders.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture announced the recall Thursday of meat that may be tainted with a dangerous type of E. coli bacteria. The recall affects beef cheek products distributed to stores and restaurants in Chicago by El Cubano Wholesale Meats.
The news of Kraft recalling 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese because some may contain small metal fragments was a popular topic for Food Manufacturing readers Wednesday. Find out more by browsing this compilation of media coverage.
Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.
Animal health experts and poultry growers are scrambling to determine how a dangerous new strain of bird flu infected poultry flocks in four states — and to stop it from spreading.
A Denver judge has wrapped up most of the wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from a 2011 listeria outbreak traced to a cantaloupe farm that killed more than 30 people and sickened more than 140 others.