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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Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recall

Duncan Hines Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow Cake Mixes Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Salmonella

Four of Duncan Hines’ cake mixes have been voluntarily recalled by its parent company in connection with a salmonella outbreak that is currently being investigated by Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Feel Good Foods "Vegetable Fried Rice" Recalled

Feel Good Foods Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling six lots of "Vegetable Fried Rice" frozen meals, UPC 00899039002129 because they may contain undeclared egg. People who have allergies to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled "Vegetable Fried Rice" meals were distributed nationwide to approximately 400 retail stores. Locally, Sprouts and Natural Grocers carry Feel Good Foods products.

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Cargill Ground Beef Recalled - Check Your Freezers!

Cargill is recalling thousands of pounds of ground beef after one person died and another 17 fell ill from a suspected E. coli outbreak.
On Wednesday, the company issued a nationwide recall for roughly 132,600 pounds of ground beef made from chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with the deadly bacteria, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The USDA urged consumers to check their freezers for Cargill products to see if their ground meat could be part of the recall. The products have “EST. 86R” printed inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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Van's Kitchen Pork Egg Rolls Recall

Van Oriental Foods Inc. is recalling about 10,385 pounds of heat-treated but not fully cooked and not shelf stable pork egg rolls that may be contaminated with soft plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Sunday, August 5.

Check your freezer for the product.

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Hostess Cookies 'n Creme Brownies

Hostess Brands, LLC has become aware that the "Contains" statement on Hostess® Cookies 'n Crème Brownies does not list "egg" as an allergen. Although the ingredient list on the packaging identifies "egg" as an ingredient, the "Contains" statement, which is designed to further alert consumers of allergens in the products, does not include "egg". As a result and out of an abundance of caution, Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling the following Cookies 'n Crème Brownies:

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Recall: Salads and Wraps Recalled from Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens due to Parasite Concern

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora. The beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products were distributed by Caito Foods LLC, an Indianapolis, Ind. establishment.

The beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap items were produced between July 15 to 18, 2018, with the either “Best By,” “Enjoy by,” Best if Sold By” or “Sell By” dates ranging from July 18 through July 23, 2018. 

To see labels of products recalled: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/8bbe5f53-e3ec-49c7-b060-2cfb470a2b72/USDA+Product+Label.pdf?MOD=AJPERES

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Recall: Salads and Wraps Recalled from Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens due to Parasite Concern

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora. The beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products were distributed by Caito Foods LLC, an Indianapolis, Ind. establishment.

The beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap items were produced between July 15 to 18, 2018, with the either “Best By,” “Enjoy by,” Best if Sold By” or “Sell By” dates ranging from July 18 through July 23, 2018. [

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RECALL: Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip

Kraft Heinz is recalling roughly 7,000 cases of Taco Bell cheese dip because of risks of contamination by bacteria that can cause life-threatening botulism. Authorities became suspicious that the product could have become tainted with botulism when they noticed that it appeared that it was separating.

The voluntary recall involves Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso in 15-ounce glass jars with “Best by” dates of “27 DEC 2018 23 JAN 2019.” The UPC code on the jar is 021000024490. The UPC code on the cases are 21000024490 and 21000066900.

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Pepperidge Farm voluntarily recalls Goldfish Crackers on Salmonella Risk

Pepperidge Farm is voluntarily recalling 3.3 million units of its Goldfish Crackers due to the
possible presence of salmonella, the company said.

Pepperidge Farm, owned by Campbell Soup, said in a statement late Monday it had been notified by an 
ingredient supplier that the whey powder used in seasoning four varieties of the crackers could 
have salmonella.
The four recalled varieties are Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Flavor Blasted Sour Cream & Onion,
Goldfish Baked with Whole Grain Xtra Cheddar and Goldfish Mix Xtra Cheddar + Pretzel.  Here is
products:
http://files.pepperidgefarm.com/ProductsList_72318.pdf

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Stefano's Pepperoni Five Cheese Calzones

There has been a nationwide recall of Stefano’s Pepperoni Five Cheese Calzones due to the possible presence of pieces of hard, sharp plastic. These products are sold at Walmart and several consumers have reported issues with the product.

Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., doing business as Stefano Foods in Charlotte, NC, is recalling 24,048 pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard, sharp, clear plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Papa John's Salads and Produce recall Superfood Salads due to misbranding and undeclared peanuts

Papa John’s Salads and Produce of Tolleson, AZ is voluntarily recalling 148 units of the Superfood Salads due to misbranding and undeclared peanuts. The product contains peanuts, which are not declared on the product label, as packages of peanuts were mistakenly included in the kits instead of cashews.

People who have sensitivity or allergies to peanuts may be at risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. To this date, there have been no reported adverse reactions to this product.

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CDC: Don't Eat any Kellogg Honey Smacks of any size, date

Regardless of the package size or date codes, consumers should not eat any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks according to public health officials who say more than 70 people have Salmonella infections associated with the cereal.

Friday night both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded their public warnings about the cereal. A day earlier Kellogg Co. initiated a recall of certain sized boxes of Honey Smacks with certain date codes.

“Do not eat Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal in any size package. Check your home for it and throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund,” the CDC urged in the outbreak update. “Retailers should not sell or serve recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.”

The FDA’s outbreak update explained that the Kellogg recall did not cover all of the potentially contaminated cereal. The recall notice accounts for all of the product that is on the market within the cereal’s estimated one year shelf life.

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Ruiz Food Products recalls El Monterey Burritos

Consumers have reported finding pieces of plastic in frozen breakfast burritos, spurring Ruiz Food Products Inc. to recall 25 tons of the products.
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) posted the recall notice Thursday evening, encouraging retailers and consumers to check their freezers for the El Monterey Signature brand burritos.

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Hormel recalls 228,614 Pounds of SPAM after Metal Found in Products

Hormel Food Corp., a Fremont, NE establishment, is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

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Food Recalls: Tahini and Tropical Trail Mix

Century Snacks LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk, Soy, Wheat and Cashews in Snak Club Family Size Tropical Trail MixCentury Snacks of Commerce, CA, is recalling certain 16 OZ. bags of Tropical Trail Mix because they may contain milk, soy, wheat and cashew allergens and this is not declared on the package. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, soy, wheat or cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  See media release for more detail.

Ziyad Brothers Importing recalls Tahini Sesame Paste for possible health riskZiyad Brothers Importing is voluntarily recalling certain lot codes of Ziyad Brand Tahini because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

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Tainted Romaine Lettuce Likely out of Circulation, CDC Says

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is updating its advice to consumers. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the last shipments of romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region were harvested on April 16, 2018 and the harvest season is over. It is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region is still available in stores or restaurants due to its 21-day shelf life.

The tainted veggie led to 172 infections across 32 states, per CDC data. There was one death reported in California.  The CDC recommends consumers should speak with their doctor if they have symptoms of an E. coli infection, which include diarrhea, severe stomach cramps and vomiting.

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RECALL: UTZ Recalls some Tortilla Chips over Possible Milk Allergen

Fifteen varieties of tortilla chips distributed by Utz in 30 states have been pulled from shelves because they might contain a milk allergen not on the ingredient list.   Locally, Fry's and Target carry just a couple of the recalled items.

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RECALL: Pinnacle Foods Chipped Beef Recalled Nationwide by USDA

The company that owns Birds Eye, Duncan Hines and Vlasic brands is recalling close to 32,500 pounds of dried beef due to possible contamination.

Pinnacle Foods' ready-to-eat dried, sliced beef by Armour Star may have been tainted by staphylococcal enterotoxin and clostridial toxin. The heat-treated food, produced between Jan. 2 and April 9, has a three-year shelf life.

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Expanded Recall: All Romaine Lettuce - Not Just Chopped

Arizona Department of Health Services sent out an update on 4.20.18 on the expanded recall, and number of E.coli cases in Arizona.  The expanded recall includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, chopped romaine, and salads and salad mixes containing romaine due to an outbreak of E. coliO157. Five cases have been identified in Arizona—four from Maricopa and one from Pinal County—linked to this multi-state outbreak.

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35 sickened in E. coli outbreak linked to Arizona lettuce, CDC says

Health officials say chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region is the likely source of the current E. coli outbreak that has now sickened people in 11 states, and they're warning consumers across the country to avoid eating lettuce that may have been contaminated.

According to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so far there have been 35 cases of illness, 22 of which led to hospitalizations. Three people have developed a severe complication -- a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which can be life-threatening. The outbreak involves a particularly dangerous strain of the bacteria known as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7.

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Banquet Salisbury Steak Recall

Conagra Brands has recalled approximately 135,159 pounds of Banquet brand Salisbury steak products, officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

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Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Coconut Smiles Organic Due to Salmonella

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 10-ounce Coconut Smiles Organic due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

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Johnsonville Smoked Pork Sausages

Johnsonville, LLC is recalling more than 100,000 pounds of smoked pork sausages over concerns they may be contaminated with plastic bits.

Included in the recall are 14-oz. plastic packages containing 6 pieces of “Jalapeño Cheddar Smoked Sausage” with best-by date 04/04/2018 and Batch ID 1001124486 or 1001124487, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The recalled sausages, shipped to stores nationwide, are labeled “EST. 34224” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Safeway, Walmart and Target carry this product locally.

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RECALL: Kodiak Cakes Blueberry Chia Energy Waffles

Kodiak Cakes of Park City, UT is recalling all lots and codes of Kodiak Cakes Blueberry Chia Energy Waffles 10.72 oz that were on shelf prior to March 5, 2018 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled frozen waffles were distributed nationwide to retail grocery stores such as Safeway, Fry’s, Walmart, and Target. See attached picture to identify the retail packages of the product.

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J Bar B Foods Recalls Simple Truth Chicken Sausage Due to Undeclared Allergen

J Bar B Foods, Waelder, Texas, is recalling approximately 4,050 pounds of chicken sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The ready-to-eat chicken sausage items were produced on Feb. 3, 2018. The following product is subject to recall and is carried at our local Fry’s:

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