Category: Safety

Food Safety: Heinz Pork Gravy Recall

I know you all make your own gravy but for those who don’t — Allergy Alert Issued on Mislabeled Product for Undeclared Milk and Soy in Heinz Homestyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy Chicago – Approximately 500 cases of Heinz HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy are voluntarily being recalled because some of the jars may be […]

Food Safety: Big Lots Ground Turmeric Recall

Another day, another recall…this time the spice touted to help with inflammation. GET THE LEAD OUT — Gel Spice, Inc. is recalling one lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder because the product contains elevated lead levels. The recalled “Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric” is packaged in 3.75 oz. PET jars.  It has a code of […]

Food Safety: General Mills Flour Recall Expanded

Confession: I love raw chocolate chip cookie dough; the baked cookies not so much. But this General Mills Gold Medal Flour recall is giving me pause to ever eating raw cookie dough again. Facts Flour is a raw ingredient that is intended to be cooked or baked.  Flour is made from wheat that is grown […]

Super Bowl Food Safety Tips

Food Safety Tips for Super Bowl Sunday The nation is a buzz about Super Bowl Sunday on February 7. Parties are planned and beer is a brewing. It’s the second food-consuming day next to Thanksgiving. The first Super Bowl was played in 1967. Both tickets and commercials have gotten outrageously more expensive, with ticket costs […]

Food Recall: Dove® Chocolate Snowflake Alert

Why does Dove® Chocolate Snowflake Assortment have wheat or eggs in the ingredients? If this product was on the shelf starting in September, why are they just finding out about it now? In my humble chocolate eating history, really good chocolate doesn’t have wheat or egg in it. from the press release Mars Chocolate North America […]

Food Safety: Kroger Recalls Four Seasonings

from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 25, 2015 – Cincinnati, Ohio – The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac’n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible contamination from Salmonella. A sample of Kroger […]

Food Recall: Frozen Sushi Tuna Salmonella – 11 States

What’s safe to eat anymore? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 20, 2015 – Gardena, CA – Osamu Corporation of Gardena, CA is recalling all of its frozen tuna (loin, saku, chunk, slice, and ground market forms) sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia because the Minnesota Department of Health Investigators found samples of this product […]

Food Safety: Salmonella Outbreak – AZ, NM, CA

According to Food Safety News, Maricopa County (AZ) is reporting nine illnesses from a rare strain of Salmonella paratypi which officials say is associated with raw minced or ground tuna used in sushi. Three of the nine people have been hospitalized. New Mexico reported six cases while California had 25 cases in five different counties. […]

Food Safety: Trader Joe’s Walnut Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 17, 2015 — Monrovia, CA — Trader Joe’s Company is recalling Raw Walnuts because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected […]

Food Recall: Kraft Singles, American Cheese Slices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NORTHFIELD, Ill. – August 29, 2014 – Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. While unlikely, this could create conditions that […]