Costco Smoothies Under Food Recall for Listeria

Frozen Smoothies from Costco Under Food Recall for Potential Listeria Rader Farms brand frozen smoothies are under food recall due to potential listeria, so many major retailers, including Costco, have notified their consumers. Inventure Farms Inc, based in Phoenix, Arizona, has issued a food recall to retailers across the US and Canada that its Rader Farms Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion frozen smoothies should not be consumed due to potential listeria … [Read more...]

Food Recall for Apples at Root of Listeria Outbreak

FDA Ties Listeria Outbreak to Apples, Issues Food Recall On January 9th, the US Food and Drug Administration announced that it had conducted tests on several food products after a major listeria outbreak was tied to prepackaged caramel apples, and the safety agency found that California-grown apples were the cause of the problem. The FDA has issued a food recall for Bidart Brother’s apples, which have the same strains of listeria on them as those found in the caramel apple listeria outbreak. “The results are devastating to the Bidart family,” … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak Leads to More Food Recalls

FDA and Manufacturers Issuing Food Recalls After Listeria Infections from Caramel Apples Grow As of the end of December, at least 32 people in the US have become ill after eating listeria-contaminated prepackaged caramel apples, and 6 people have died. The Centers for Disease Control state that 31 of the 32 listeria caramel apple victims have been hospitalized, as the disease spread across 11 states in the US. Two cases of listeria from consuming caramel apples have also been acknowledged in Canada. The six deaths related to the listeria … [Read more...]

Moldy Yogurt Noted 2 Months Before Chobani Food Recall

Idaho Dept of Agriculture Saw Moldy Yogurt - Chobani Greek Yogurt - 2 Months Before Food Recall An investigative report into the timeline of the Chobani Greek yogurt food recall showed that the company may have known about moldy yougurt problems for two months before it issued a food safety recall. The yogurt, which numerous consumers noted had a problem with “bloating” in the package, and which reportedly smelled sour or “off,” and which was found to have a fungus that sickened 300 people, may have been contaminated for at least two months … [Read more...]

Chicken Under Food Recall for Possible Staph Infection

Manufacturer Issues Food Recall for Chicken Products After Discovering Possible Staph Infection After the years-long salmonella outbreak that originated with Foster Farms chicken led to hundreds of infections and even some salmonella-contamination deaths in the US and its territories, many consumers have rightly become concerned about sanitation conditions of the chicken products, from whole chickens to thighs to nuggets. Now, the latest chicken food recall involves the possibility of staph infection. Murry’s Inc, a Pennsylvania-based chicken … [Read more...]

Williams-Sonoma Issues Food Recall for Pesto Due to Botulism

Possible Botulism Found in Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Leading to Food Recall For many consumers, fall is a return of all things pumpkin, from pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin seed trail mix. Williams-Sonoma, a high-end retail store selling everything from gourmet foods to furniture to linens, has issued a food recall for one of its popular fall products – Pumpkin Seed Pesto – after the product tested positive for botulism. The food producer, California Olive & Vine, issued the food recall for Pumpkin Seed Pesto sold through Williams-Sonoma after … [Read more...]

Food Recall Covers 150 Products with Potential Listeria

NC Company Issues Food Recall for 150 Products Due to Potential Listeria A food service company has issued a food recall covering around 150 products, especially sandwiches, that were distributed across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia, which may have a potential listeria contamination. SunBurst Foods, based on Goldsboro, NC, has issued a food recall that covers vending machine sandwiches, hot dogs, and snack items under the brand names Rivers Edge Farms, CFW, Southern Zest, CJ’s Vending, Binford Street Deli, Middle … [Read more...]

Midwest Food Supplier Issues Food Recall Due to Listeria

Twin Cities-Area Company Issues Food Recall After Listeria Detected A Minnesota-based company issued a major food recall on October 7th after the company detected listeria in their meat products. Buddy’s Kitchen, which distributes several meat and poultry products to major retailers as well as airlines, issued a food recall for 62,488 pounds of meat and poultry breakfast items which were distributed between July 16th and September 25th. The USDA tested a sample of one of the company’s products and found it contaminated with listeria. Buddy’s … [Read more...]

Pet Food Recall for Salmonella in Raw Foods

Bravo Issues Pet Food Recall After Salmonella Detected With more pet food recalls occurring across the country, more pet food manufacturers are becoming sensitive to testing for food-borne pathogens like salmonella and listeria. On Monday, September 29th, Bravo issued a pet food recall for selected raw turkey and chicken food products for both dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The recalled pet food was distributed across the country starting on November 14th, 2013 through distributors and sold … [Read more...]

Carob Powder Food Recall Expanded Due to Salmonella

More Carob Powder and Carob Brownies Under Food Recall for Potential Salmonella Manufacturer Glaser Organic has issued an expanded version of their original food recall for carob powder items, to include additional carob powder products, as well as carob brownies. Glaser said in a press release that the products might have been contaminated with salmonella, but no illnesses or deaths have been reported from ingestion of these products. The items specifically under the expanded food recall include: RAW CAROB POWDER 8 ounces Lot# … [Read more...]