Smoked Turkey Breast Recall – Possible Food Poisoning – Nationwide

In a nutshell: Smoked turkey breast recalled; possible food poisoning From the press release WASHINGTON, November 14, 2010 – New Braunfels Smokehouse, a New Braunfels, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 2,609 pounds of fully cooked, ready-to-eat smoked turkey breast products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products subject to recall include: [Labels] (PDF Only) 1-pound packages of “New Braunfels Smokehouse Sliced Smoked Turkey” with package code “2210” on the label; 4 to 6 lb. packages of “New Braunfels Honey-Glazed Spiral Sliced Smokehouse Hickory Smoked
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Deli Meat Product Recall at Walmart Nationwide

In a nutshell: Wal-Mart deli meat products recall From the press release WASHINGTON, August 23, 2010 – Zemco Industries, a Buffalo, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 380,000 pounds of deli meat products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. These products were distributed to delicatessens where they were further processed into sandwiches. The products subject to recall include: –25.5-pound cases of “Marketside Grab and Go Sandwiches BLACK FOREST HAM With Natural Juices Coated with Caramel Color” with the number 17800 1300. –28.49-pound cases of “Marketside Grab and
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Egg Recall: What You Need to Know, Prevent Food Poisoning

Image via Wikipedia Eggs are economical and one of our staples. Good eggs. Bad eggs. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) the recall seems to be growing as people have been sickened in California, Colorado, and possibly Arizona, Wisconsin, Texas, Minnesota, and North Carolina. As a shopper and family cook, here’s what you need to know about eggs in order to be safe. To avoid the possibility of foodborne illness, fresh eggs must be handled carefully. Even eggs with clean, uncracked shells may occasionally contain bacteria called Salmonella that can cause an intestinal infection. The U.S. Food and
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Nationwide food recall – lobster meat, some fresh or frozen

In a nutshell: might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes From Portland Shellfish Company distributed by FDA: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 14, 2010 – Portland Shellfish Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the following brands of cooked, ready to eat fresh or frozen lobster meat: Portland Shellfish Co. Inc brand, Claw island, Craig’s All Natural, and Inland Ocean cooked, fresh or frozen lobster claw and knuckle meat as recent tests show the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others
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Alfalfa sprout recall, salmonella food poisoning, 4 people hospitalized

In a nutshell: Alfalfa sprouts recalled; people sick in 10 states. From the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 21, 2010 – Caldwell Fresh Foods, of Maywood, CA, is voluntarily recalling all alfalfa sprouts manufactured under the Caldwell Fresh Foods, Nature’s Choice, and California Exotics brands, because the alfalfa sprouts may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Consumers
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Ground beef recall in Los Angeles, E.coli food poisoning

In a nutshell: another day, another E.coli beef recall. So what else is new? From the press release WASHINGTON, May 15, 2010 – Montclair Meat Co., Inc., a Montclair, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 53,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products subject to recall include: –Various pound packages of “MONTCLAIR MEAT CO. GROUND BEEF” –Various pound packages of “MONTCLAIR MEAT CO. ALL BEEF PATTIES” Each package bears establishment number “Est. 6116” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These
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Food Safety: Poultry Production and Food Poisoning

Image via Wikipedia I hope the USDA has seen the movie, Food Inc., to see how chickens and turkeys are treated. After seeing this movie, I have eaten far less poultry and ground beef than previously. Those images penetrated. I hope this press release is not just some puffed up gov-speak.  As I like to stay to authority: show me don’t just tell me. From the press release USDA Announces New Performance Standards for Salmonella and Campylobacter New Standards Will Help Prevent Tens of Thousands of Illnesses Per Year WASHINGTON, May 10, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced
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Romaine Lettuce Recall in 23 states, 19 people sickened in 3 states

FDA Supports Freshway Foods Voluntary Recall of Lettuce Freshway Foods1 of Sidney, Ohio, announced today a voluntary recall of certain romaine lettuce products because of the possible connection between the recalled romaine lettuce and an outbreak of foodborne disease. FDA supports this action by Freshway Foods. The outbreak, which is still under investigation, involves cases in Michigan, Ohio, and New York of illnesses due to infection with E. coli O145, a harmful bacteria. On May 5, 2010, the New York state Public Health Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, in Albany reported finding E. coli O145 in an unopened bag of Freshway Foods
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Tortilla Soup Mix Recall – Possible salmonella food poisoning

In a nutshell: Oh, no, here comes the hydrolyzed vegetable protein problem again. Can you imagine how many products use HVP? From a Homemade Gourmet press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 3, 2010 – Homemade Gourmet of Canton, Texas is voluntarily recalling approximately 320 packages of 1.96 oz Tortilla Soup Mix, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may
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96,000 pounds of beef products recalled – E.coli food poisoning

In a nutshell: 96,000 pounds of beef products may be contaminated with E.coli food poisoning From the Randolph Packing Co. distributed by FDA WASHINGTON, March 2, 2010 – Randolph Packing Co. Inc., an Asheboro, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products subject to recall include: –Combo bin packages of “Randolph Packing Co., Inc. BONELESS BEEF.” –Combo bin packages of “Randolph Packing Co. Knuckles 90% & 94%.” –30 lbs. boxes of “Beef Ribeye Rolls.” Each
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