Tag: salmonella

Food Recall: Sprouts Farmers Market Organic Black Peppercorns

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 […]

Food Recall: Nesquik Chocolate Powder, possible salmonella

In a nutshell: Calcium carbonate, an ingredient in the chocolate powder, may have the presence of salmonella. From the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 8, 2012 – Nestlé USA announced the voluntary recall of limited quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters. The voluntary recall is […]

Ground Turkey Food Safety: Public Health Salmonella Alert

77 illnesses reported in 26 states from the FDA press release WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns about illnesses caused by Salmonella Heidelberg that may be associated with use and consumption of ground turkey. This […]

Food Safety: Salmonella and Papaya

In a nutshell: 99 people are sickened and 10 hospitalized from papaya salmonella from the FDA press release Foodborne outbreak potentially associated with papaya distributed by Agromod Produce, Inc. The papaya may contain Salmonella   Fast Facts The FDA is warning consumers not to eat papayas from Agromod Produce, Inc., a distributor in McAllen,Texas. FDA […]

Pig Ear Pet Treats Recalled

Two more companies are starting to recall pig ears after finding a batch of the treats with salmonella. The pig ears from these companies were distributed from November 2010 to April 2011 and were distributed to many states. The pig ears were sold in bulk throughout the united states. From this batch, one dog has […]

Food poisoning and food safety

Everyday there’s at least one and sometimes two or three food recalls. Food recalls happen for any number of reasons — mislabeling of products by omitting to list an ingredient such as milk, whey, soy, peanuts or eggs. These ingredients are called allergens and if someone is allergic to milk and accidentally consumes it — […]

Dog food recall: pig ears in 18 states, possible salmonella

In a nutshell:  pig ears recalled in 18 states; possible salmonella; can affect people and dogs from the company press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 8, 2011 – Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because it has the potential to be contaminated […]

Pet Food Recall: Merrick Jr. Texas Taffy, possible salmonella

In a nutshell: Another Merrick pet treat is recalled. Previously reported on Circle of Food blog has been the  Merrick Beef Filet Squares in July 2010 and earlier in the year in January 2010. from the company press release distributed by the FDA (somebody can’t spell “immediate.”) FOR IMMIDIATE RELEASE – January 28, 2010 – […]