Tag: Food Safety

Food Recall: Vegan snacks may have 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 […]

Food Recall: Pillsbury Cinnamon 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 […]

Food Recall: Chobani Greek Yogurt Recall

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 bloating […]

Nationwide Beef Recall, Again

Another day, another food recall. This time 50,000 pounds of ground beef which “may be” contaminated with E.coli. Products were distributed nationwide. Buyers beware. from the press release WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 – National Beef Packing Company, a Liberal, Kan., firm, is recalling approximately 50,100 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with […]

Food Recall: See’s Candies: Milk and Dark Raisins

In a nutshell: Undeclared nuts & eggs found in milk and dark raisins; possible life-threatening reaction to one or both; nationwide distribution from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 14, 2013 – See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all Milk and Dark Raisins because it may contain undeclared tree nuts and eggs. […]

Frozen Pizza Recall – Food Safety

In a nutshell: Some CPK pizzas and DiGiorno pizzas are being recalled nationwide. from the press release WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 – Nestlé Pizza Company, a Little Chute, WI establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen pizzas that may be contaminated with extraneous materials and are the subject of a recall administered by the […]

Food Recall: Orville Redenbacher’s® Classic Kettle Korn

from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 26, 2013 – Today, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is voluntarily recalling packages of its Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn that may contain an undeclared allergen, milk. Certain bags of the Kettle Korn […]

Peanut butter executives charged with fraud

Remember the catastrophic peanut butter recall a few years ago where people died and were sickened with salmonella? According to Food Safety News, “former PCA owner and president Stewart Parnell, of Lynchburg, VA, and three other former company leaders, have been charged with mail and wire fraud, the introduction of adulterated and misbranded food into […]

Food Recall: Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries Cereal

In the United States, Kellogg’s has initiated a voluntary recall of three sizes of Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries cereal due to the possible presence of glass fragments. They initiated a voluntary recall of three sizes of Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries cereal packages due to the possible presence of glass fragments. The food affected […]

Food Recall: Hunt’s Tomato Sauce – 12 states

In a nutshell: some lots of Hunt’s tomato sauce are being recalled because of a defect in the inner lining of the can. from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 23, 2013 – Today, ConAgra Foods, Omaha, Neb., is voluntarily initiating a product recall for specific lots of its 8 ounce Hunt’s Tomato […]