White Castle Frozen Burgers Recalled over Listeria Fears

White Castle is voluntarily recalling some of its frozen burgers due to possible listeria contamination after finding the bacteria in one of its manufacturing plants.
The recall by the fast-food chain involves specific lots of frozen six-pack cheeseburgers, hamburgers and jalapeno cheeseburgers, as well as frozen 16-pack hamburgers and cheeseburgers, according to a notice posted Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The products being recalled all have best-by dates ranging from Aug. 4, 2020, to Aug. 17, 2020, the company said.

White Castle operates more than 375 restaurants in 13 states and sells its products in retail stores nationwide, according to its website. The 98-year-old company's frozen fare is sold at 7-Eleven, Aldi, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Kroger, Kroger Fresh Fare, Kroger Marketplace, Rite Aid, Sam's Club, Save-A-Lot and Walmart.

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Over 97K pounds of salad recalled to due possible E. coli contamination

Missa Bay, LLC, a New Jersey company, issued the recall for 97,272 pounds of salad products containing meat or poultry, the USDA said in a statement.   The USDA classified the health risk as "high" and said the department will "likely update the poundage" of affected products as more information becomes available.

Distributors sold them to retailers, and they hit the shelves as the store brands of Target, Aldi, Walmart (Marketside), Sam’s Club (Sam’s ABF), Albertsons-Safeway-Vons (Signature Farms, Signature Cafe), Giant Eagle (GE) and as side salads by Domino’s Pizza. The latest use by date on the salads is Nov. 1, but the concern is some salads could still be in freezers or refrigerators.

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Breakstone Cottage Cheese Recall

Breakstone is voluntarily recalled cottage cheese due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal that may have been introduced during production.  

The recalled cottage cheese was shipped to retailers and distributors in the United States and Latin America.  The recalled products include:

  • 16-ounce Breakstone’s 2% milkfat low-fat large-curd cottage cheese, with a best-when-used-by date of Dec. 10, 2019, and Universal Product Code (UPC) of 0 21000 30053 2.
  • 24-ounce Breakstone’s 4% milkfat large-curd cottage cheese, with a best-when-used-by date of Dec. 10, 2019, and UPC of 0 21000 12285 1.
  • 24-ounce Breakstone’s 4% milkfat small-curd cottage cheese, with a best-when-used-by date of Dec. 10, 2019, and UPC of 0 21000 12284 4.

If you have one of these products, the company urges you not to eat it. Instead, return it to your store for an exchange or refund.

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Natural Grocers Organic Soybeans Recalled for Possible Mold

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 2-pound Organic Soybeans because they have the potential to contain mold. Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use and either throw it away or return it to the store for credit or refund.

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Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup Recall

Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, MA is voluntarily recalling Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz because a limited quantity of retail pots may contain Fish and Wheat allergens not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Wheat and/or Fish should not consume the product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

This product was distributed to Walmart stores in all 50 states for purchase in store or online.

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Nestlé Issues Recall Due to Possible Rubber In Cookie Dough

Nestlé, the maker of cereals, coffee, ice cream and delicious treats, announced some not-to-sweet news: The company is recalling some of its signature ready-to-bake Toll House Cookie Dough products "due to the potential presence of food-grade rubber pieces," according to a company press release.

Nestlé USA says the recall is voluntary and only impacts products distributed throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

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General Mills recalls Gold Medal Unbleached Flour for E.coli Risk

General Mills announced a voluntary national recall Monday of any five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a “better if used by” date of Sept. 6, 2020, according to the Food and Drug Administration. No other bags should be affected, the company reports.

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Target Recalls Ready-to-Eat Salads, Sandwiches

Deviled egg sandwiches -- along with egg, tuna and Thai lobster salads -- are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination. Target and Fresh Market are among the retailers to sell the recalled foods.

Elevation foods is voluntarily recalling the egg salad along with Freskëtbrand egg salad, tuna salad, and Thai lobster salad; and Archer Farms-brand deviled egg sandwiches produced on June 18, 2019.  The products, produced in the Knoxville, Tennessee facility, may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.  According to the company, fewer than 1,087 cases of the product have been shipped to retailers across the United States.

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Ruiz Foods Recalls Breakfast Wraps due to Containing Small Rocks

Denison, TX-based Ruiz Foods Products Inc late Friday recalled approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small rocks, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Townsend Farms Recalls Frozen Berries Sold at Costco in AZ

Out of an abundance of caution, Townsend Farms, Inc. has notified Costco that a recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc., may be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Townsend Farms, Inc. used the domestic conventional frozen blackberry to manufacture the Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend product with Best By Dates between February 16, 2020, and May 4, 2020.

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Perdue's Simply Smart Organic Poultry Products Recalled

Perdue is warning people to check their freezers to see if they have any of the 31,000 or so pounds of ready-to-eat chicken that have been recalled because the product might contain pieces of bone.  The fully cooked chicken products were produced on March 21, 2019. 

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Johnsonville Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage Links Recalled

Johnsonville, LLC. is recalling approximately 95,393 pounds of its ready-to-eat jalapeño cheddar smoked sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically hard green plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

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Panera at Home Soup Recall

A recall has been issued for Panera at Home chicken tortilla soup, a product sold at Walmart, Target and Albertson’s locally.  

The recall includes 6,690 pounds of soup with chicken products that may be contaminated with plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.  The ready-to-eat chicken tortilla soup was produced on April 26. Consumers should be looking for 16-ounce plastic bowls containing “Panera Bread at Home Chicken Tortilla Soup” with a “Use By date” of July 5 and lot codes 042619-3V or 042619-4V printed on the bottom of the container.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13130” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

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Ben & Jerry's and Chips Ahoy Recalls

Ben & Jerry's is recalling a limited amount of product due to containing tree nuts not included on the label.  Large tubs (2.4 gallons) of Coconut Seven Layer Bar, and pints of Chunky Monkey with UPCs 076840100354 and best by dates of AUG2820BH2, AUG2920BH2, or AUG3020BH2.

Chips Ahoy is recalling a particular batch of Chips Ahoy Chewy Cookies with a best used day of September 7, 8, 14 and 15.  These dates can be found on the top left side of the package, near the lift tab. The packages have a retail UPC of 0 44000 03223 4.  No other Chips Ahoy products are affected by the recall.

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California Company Recalls Avocados

A California avocado company is voluntarily recalling shipments that were sent to six states after officials said the fruit might be contaminated with a bacterium that can cause health risks.

The recalled California-grown avocados were packed at a facility in California and distributed in that state, Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin, the company, Henry Avocado Corporation, said in a statement on Saturday.

Specifically, the company said that both its California-grown conventional and organic avocados had been affected. Consumers can identify the conventional avocados by the “Bravocado” stickers on them, the company said. Henry Avocado’s organic products do not carry the “Bravocado” label on the sticker, the company said; those products are labeled “organic” and include “California” on the sticker.

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Tyson Chicken Strips Recall and Snak Club Nut Mix Recall

Tyson, the country's top meat processor, is recalling its fully cooked buffalo-style chicken strips fritters, crispy chicken strips and chicken breast strip fritters with a use-before date of Nov. 30, 2019.

Century Snacks, LLC of Commerce, CA is recalling all packages of 3-oz. and 5.75-oz. Snak Club Honey Bliss Nut Mix due to undeclared milk.

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Butterball recalls 78,000 pounds of turkey produced 9 months ago over salmonella fears

Butterball, perhaps the nation's best-known turkey brand, is recalling 39 tons of turkey because it might be tainted with salmonella. The recalled ground poultry products were distributed nationwide to institutions and major grocery chains, including Kroger and Food Lion, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late Wednesday.

"Because these products were packaged nine months ago, it is highly unlikely any of the product will be found in retail stores, but it is possible that consumers may have product in their freezers," Butterball spokeswoman Christa Leupen said.

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Boston Market Frozen Food Recalled After Plastic, Glass Found

Frozen dinners bearing the Boston Market name have been recalled by the manufacturer after learning they might be contaminated with either pieces of glass or hard plastic, and possibly both, the USDA announced Saturday.

The 14-ounce dinners are packaged in black cardboard boxes and marked as “BOSTON MARKET Home Style Meals BONELESS PORK RIB SHAPED PATTY WITH BBQ SAUCE & MASHED POTATOES.”

Consumers should look for the following dates and lot codes to determine whether they have any of the recalled frozen dinners on hand: 

“BEST BY” date of 12/07/2019 with the lot code 8341;

“BEST BY” date of 01/04/2020 with the lot code 9004;

“BEST BY” date of 01/24/2020 with the lot code 9024; or

“BEST BY” date of 02/15/2020 with the lot code 9046.

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Infant ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar recalled

The recall of an infant pain reliever has been expanded over worries that the over-the-counter medication may contain dangerously high concentrations of the drug.

The over-the-counter liquid pain reliever and fever reducer is meant for infants who are between the ages of 6 months and 23 months old. Adverse events from the medication may include nausea, vomiting, upper abdominal pain, diarrhea, gastrointestinal pain, ringing in the ears and headache, although no adverse events related to the recalled ibuprofen have been reported, according to Tris Pharma.

"There is a remote possibility that infants, who may be more susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, and therefore may be more vulnerable to permanent NSAID-associated renal injury," the recall announcement said.

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Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Tyson Foods, Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The panko chicken nugget items were produced on Nov. 26, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:

5-lb. plastic packages of “Tyson WHITE MEAT PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “BEST IF USED BY” date of “NOV 26 2019,” case code “3308SDL03” and time stamps 23:00 through 01:59 (inclusive).

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13556” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                    

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General Mills Gold Medal Unbleached Flour recalled over Salmonella Fears

General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached Flour with a better if used by date of April 20, 2020. The recall is being issued for the potential presence of Salmonella which was discovered during sampling of the five-pound bag product. This recall is being issued out of an abundance of care as General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this product.

This recall only affects this one date code of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour five-pound bags. All other types of Gold Medal Flour are not affected by this recall.

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Johnsonville Grillers Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Flavor Recalled

Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of raw ground pork patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically black rubber, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The raw ground frozen pork patties were produced and packaged on Sept. 27, 2018, Oct. 17, 2018 and Oct. 18, 2018.   The product subject to recall bears establishment number “34225” printed on the carton end under the “Best Flavor By” date. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

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Perdue Recalls Chicken Nuggets after Customers Find Wood

Perdue Foods is recalling 68,244 pounds of gluten-free chicken nuggets sold nationwide over fears of wood contamination, federal health officials say.

The ready-to-eat chicken nuggets were produced on Oct. 25, 2018, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The nuggets are gluten-free and have an expiration date of Oct. 25, 2019, and UPC Bar Code "72745-80656" on the label. They were shipped to retail locations nationwide.  "The problem was discovered when the firm received three consumer complaints that wood was found in the product," the Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement.  There have been no confirmed reports of illness due to consumption of the products.

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R.L. Zeigler Co. Recalls Chicken and Pork Red Sausage

R. L. Zeigler Co. is recalling approximately 11,664 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) poultry and meat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Bowls Recalled

Apio Inc. of Guadalupe, CA, has recalled several flavors of pre-made salads, sold in plastic bowls, that were distributed to 11 states and five Canadian provinces. Routine testing by inspectors in Canada returned positive results for Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of one of the flavors.

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Farm linked to Romaine Recall expands to Cauliflower, Red Leaf Lettuce and Green Leaf Lettuce

Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California  “out of an abundance of caution” has recalled red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower harvested this year from Nov. 27 through Nov 30  for it may be contaminated with E. Coli O157: H7.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that sediment from a reservoir near where the produce was grown tested positive for E. coli O157: H7.  Filtered and treated water from the reservoir may have come in contact with the product after it was harvested. None of the filtered, treated water has tested positive for E. coli, all E. coli tests returning negative.

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Chukar Cherries Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

Chukar Cherries of Prosser, Washington is expanding its recall of Ultra Dark Chocolate products because they contain undeclared milk. People who have a milk allergy or severe sensitivity should not eat these products as they run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they do. People with lactose intolerance also could become ill if they eat this product.

This product is sold at Costco, Walmart, Target, high-end chocolatiers, through Amazon or directly from Chukar.

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JBS Tolleson Ground Beef Recall Expanded - Check your Freezers!

Massive ground beef recall expands to more than 12 million pounds

The massive ground beef recall initiated in October by the nation's largest beef processor – JBS USA – has gotten even bigger.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says an additional 5.1 million-plus pounds has been recalled beyond the 6.9 million pounds recalled two months ago for risk of contamination with Salmonella Newport, a strain of the bacteria that is a common cause of food poisoning.

The 12.1 million pounds of raw beef products including ground beef were produced between July 26 and Sept. 7 by JBS USA at its JBS Tolleson, Inc., processing plant in Tolleson, Arizona.

 

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Dozens of Illnesses lead to Massive Romaine Recall

CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. The investigation is ongoing as no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand of romaine lettuce has been identified.
Consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick.

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Jennie-O turkey products recalled amid salmonella outbreak

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has recalled turkey products linked to a salmonella outbreak.

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading.

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