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Hickory Harvest recalls nuts, fruit snacks for... Hickory Harvest Foods is recalling snack packs of nuts and dried fruits from grocers, convenience stores and truck stops in more than 30 states after company testing found Listeria monocytogenes contamination in a production plant. The recall notice from the Akron, OH, company said no confirmed illnesses have been reported in connection with the fruit... Continue Reading

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Pious Lion pulls kratom after illness, positive... A reported illness in North Carolina and state testing that showed Salmonella contamination spurred the Pious Lion company to recall an undisclosed volume of kratom products. “This is a very serious issue and consumers should take immediate action if they have these products in their homes. Consumers are advised to discard these products and are... Continue Reading

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House members ignore party lines, defeat raw... A representative from Kentucky said it was about consumers’ food choices. A coalition of food safety groups said it was a threat to public health — particularly children. The U.S. House just said no. With a vote of 331-79, legislators from both sides of the aisle joined to crush an amendment to the farm bill... Continue Reading

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Salmonella found in Ziyad tahini; nationwide... Ziyad Brothers Importing is recalling tahini paste sold at Walmart and other retailers nationwide because state tests showed it was positive for Salmonella contamination. The Cicero, IL, company said in its recall notice that it had not yet received the results of confirmation testing, but it initiated the recalls a precautionary move. The Salmonella was... Continue Reading

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Grand jury scolds county for response to... San Diego’s recent Hepatitis A epidemic was mishandled by public health officials, according to a newly minted country grand jury report. It charges San Diego County’s Public Health Officer was slow to declare a public health emergency and the command structure during the outbreak was lacking. The 20-page report also speculates on the possibility that... Continue Reading

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Hempler recalls pepperoni for wrong labels,... Hempler Foods Group is recalling about 4.5 tons of ready-to-eat pepperoni sticks because it was packaged in the wrong wrappers, resulting in an undeclared allergen. A consumer notified the company on Thursday that a package labeled as classic pepperoni actually contained pepperoni with jalapeno and cheese. Consequently, the pepperoni does not meet federal labeling requirements... Continue Reading

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Straightforward, step-by-step recalls are best... One month after leaving FDA, I was asked to advise a company that was about to undergo a food recall for the first time.    In my tenure at the Food and Drug Administration, leading communications for the foods program, I was usually involved in recalls tied to major outbreaks or to complex, potentially high-risk... Continue Reading

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Salmonella outbreak over, but CDC says coconut... Federal officials say an outbreak of Salmonella traced to dried coconut appears to be over, but they are renewing their public warning about a lingering threat. Fourteen people across eight states and the District of Columbia were confirmed with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. Three people were admitted to hospitals. The strain was also... Continue Reading

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Health officials investigating Salmonella... Dozens of people are sick and four have been admitted to hospitals in a Salmonella outbreak in Newton County, GA. About 70 people have reported illnesses to the county health department, according to a notice posted Thursday afternoon. Health officials said the “confirmed outbreak” was initially reported to the county on May 4. “We are... Continue Reading

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Cargill survey finds grillers are food safety... Cargill’s Feed 4 Thought Grilling Survey of 1,000 adults in the United States found consumers “somewhat savvy about food issues” with “room for even more care in this area.” The outdoor grilling season kicks off during Memorial Day in most parts of the country and Cargill’s Food 4 Thought Survey found food safety was “an... Continue Reading

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Penn State aims to improve global health with... Like extension offices at land grant universities across the country, Penn State Extension offers classes on topics that include food safety. But the public research university is taking it a big step further. With a trial run in Armenia completed, Penn State wants to take its Extension Service’s food safety program international to combat conditions that... Continue Reading

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Source still unknown as outbreak tied to... The CDC reports three more states and 23 more sick people have been confirmed in the past week in its ongoing investigation into an E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce. As of this week officials have confirmed 172 people across 32 states in the outbreak. One person in California died. Public health officials in... Continue Reading

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Largest Listeria outbreak ever coming under... The world’s largest listeriosis epidemic is now under control because meat products from Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken have been recalled, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi told the South African Parliament earlier this week. “Since the recall, we have had fewer than five cases a week in the past five weeks compared to 40 a week before... Continue Reading

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Senate committee has yet to schedule hearing... In the two weeks since President Trump nominated Mindy Brashears as USDA’s next Under Secretary for Food Safety, not much has happened. The Senate has assigned management of her confirmation to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. But the committee has not announced a hearing schedule. Brashears is a Texas Tech University food... Continue Reading

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Michigan producer recalls 154.2 tons of hot... Grand Rapids, MI-based Kent Quality Foods Inc. Wednesday recalled more than 308,000 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog and sausage products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The 44 recalled products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the... Continue Reading

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