'Food Safety'


food recall - possible salmonella

food recall – possible salmonella

In a nutshell: These organic black peppercorns may be contaminated with salmonella. The recall is in 9 states.

From the press release distributed by the FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 4, 2014 – Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (the “Company”) is recalling Organic Black Peppercorns sold under the Sprouts brand name from all stores. This …

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Helados

Helados

In a nutshell: These are products young children eat and they suffer the most serious consequences.  Click here for the affected product labels.

from the press release distributed by the FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 19, 2014 – Helados La Tapatia, Inc., of Fresno, California, is voluntarily recalling all ice cream products, popsicles, fruit bars/cups and bolis …

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In a nutshell: This product is freeze-dried snack in pouches.

Costco food recall - possible salmonella

Costco food recall – possible salmonella

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 13, 2014 – ALBANY, OR.
– Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. of Albany, OR has voluntarily recalled 59,780
cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, produced exclusively for
Costco Wholesale Stores.
In cooperation with Costco, the company issued
the recall …

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Safeway angel food cake

Safeway angel food cake

In a nutshell: Inaccurate food labeling as to ingredients seems to be a huge problem in the food service industry. Every day at least one product is labeled incorrectly failing to list the correct ingredients — mostly soy (it’s in everything unfortunately as filler), some dairy (whey, milk), eggs, and sometimes nuts.

This recall is nationwide. …

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vegan snacks/milk allergen

vegan snacks/milk allergen

In a nutshell: Third party chocolates have milk particles, a big no-no for vegans and people allergic to milk.

from the press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 3, 2013 – GoPicnic Brands, Inc. is voluntarily recalling two vegan ready-­to-­eat meals, GoPicnic Black Bean Dip & Plantain Chips and Hummus & Crackers, containing Professor Zim Zam’s Extraordinary …

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Beware of buns

Beware of buns

Oh, those buns! The dough may contain fragments of plastic due to a production problem.

From the press release

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — General Mills announced today a voluntary Class II recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.

No other flavors or varieties of Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls or Pillsbury dough …

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Chobani Greek Yogurt

Chobani Greek Yogurt (Photo credit: Janellie)

From the Chobani website – “We recently identified mold in a limited amount of product that came from our Idaho facility.”

from the press release

September 5, 2013 – Chobani, Inc., of Twin Falls, Idaho is voluntarily recalling Greek Yogurt.

The company has ceased the distribution of the product due to reports of product

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undeclared allergens

undeclared allergens

In a nutshell: 4 products have undeclared allergens not listed on the label.

from the press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 28, 2013 – Premier Foods, LLC of Santa Fe Springs, CA is voluntarily recalling four flavored sauces due to the failure to declare the following allergens on the product labels: milk, soy, and/or wheat.  The products …

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