Food Manufacturing's Recall Recap: Rocks, Metal & Glass Abound

Here's the food recall and health alerts issued from the FDA, USDA and CDC over this past week.

Broccoli Tots Contain Rocks, Metal

Conagra Brands (Chicago) has recalled Birds Eye Broccoli Tots in 12 oz. packages with specific best buy dates that may contain small rocks and metal fragments. Conagra received two reports of dental injury associated with the recall as of its Nov. 19 announcement.

Glass in Tomato Soup

Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods (Fredericksburg, TX) has recalled 31.4 oz. jars of H-E-B Creamy Tomato Basil Soup that may contain glass after being notified by a customer. All products related to this recall have been removed from H-E-B store shelves.

Tahini Recalled for Salmonella

International Golden Foods (Bensenville, IL) has recalled certain lot codes of the Al kanater brand tahini that may be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed nationwide and is sold in 16 oz. jars.

Listeria in Frozen Cauliflower

Flagship Food Group (Eagle, ID) has recalled a limited number of cases of frozen cauliflower, TJ Farms Select brand, that may be contaminated with Listeria. The cauliflower was imported from China, and the product was distributed in PA, TN, and WI.

Mispackaged Bread in New England

Calise & Sons Bakery, Inc. (Lincoln, RI) has recalled its Italian Scala Bread (Italian bread w/sesame seeds) that were incorrectly packaged in a bag that says Golden Flax Seed Scala Bread. A total of 689 packages were produced that went out to markets in RI, MA, NH and CT. 

Soup Stock Recalled in Hawaii

JFC International (Los Angeles) has recalled a Wel-Pac Shrimp Dashi No Moto soup stock because it was found to contain undeclared fish (Bonito, Sardine, Tuna). It was distributed to retail stores in the state of Hawaii.

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