Tag: food recall

Ohio: Turkey Breast Recall, Misbranding Allergens

In a nutshell:  Last time I looked — soy and wheat were not seasonings. Here they were not declared on the label and people who have allergies to soy or wheat (or both) could have serious medical repercussions. from the company press release distributed by the FDA WASHINGTON, Oct 20, 2011 – Kuck’s Turkey Farm, […]

Mid Atlantic states food recall – beer marinades

In a nutshell: undeclared allergen wheat / soy in marinade – Mid-Atlantic states only from the company press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 12, 2011 – Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling two beer-flavored marinades sold in Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Princeton and Marlton, New Jersey and […]

Food recall: layer dip with guacamole, possible food poisoning

In a nutshell: Some avocado pulp used in a certain brand of Layer Dips may be contaminated with listeria. From the company press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 12, 2011 – Fresh Food Concepts, Inc. of Buena Park, CA is voluntarily recalling various Layer Dip products containing guacamole because the […]

food safety: 36 million pounds of Cargill ground turkey recalled

36 million pounds of Cargill ground turkey recalled I have just lost my appetite for a turkey burger. According to the Cargill press release: Cargill Value Added Meats Retail, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 36 million pounds of fresh and frozen […]

Food recall: Dole fresh Italian blend salad in 12 states

In a nutshell: Dole recall for salads that expired 3 days ago. Fortunately, no reported illnesses. From the Dole press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 22, 2011 – Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling 2,880 cases of DOLE® Italian Blend salad with Use-by Date of June 19, 2011, UPC code […]

Chicken Soup Recall, Food Safety

In a nutshell: A chicken noodle soup label really contains cream of chicken soup. Milk is an allergen not declared on the label. The soup is sold at Wal-Mart. From the Bay Valley Foods press release WASHINGTON, April 30, 2011 – Bay Valley Foods, LLC, a Pittsburgh, Pa., establishment is recalling approximately 188,181 pounds of […]

Food Recall: Turmeric Spice Sold at Target

In a nutshell: What does lead have to do with turmeric? From the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 15, 2011 – B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is voluntarily recalling Archer Farms Ground Turmeric sold at Target stores in glass bottles with a net weight of 2.6 oz. (74g), due to elevated levels […]

Food Recall: Lean Cuisine Spaghetti & Meatballs

In a nutshell: Lean Cuisine brand spaghetti and meatballs may contain foreign materials. Recall is east of the Rocky Mountains. from the Nestle press release WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 -Nestle Prepared Foods Company, Gaffney, S.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 10,260 pounds of frozen spaghetti and meatball entrees that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department […]

Going nuts: Publix ice cream recall in 5 southeast states

In a nutshell: Nutty mix-up at Publix Super Markets in the Southeast. FYI: Someone at the FDA doesn’t know how to spell “immediate.” from the company press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMIDIATE RELEASE – LAKELAND, Fla., Jan. 28, 2011 — Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Premium Light Tiramisu […]