Category Food Recalls

FDA finds Listeria, Salmonella in U.S. ice cream production plants

This week the Food and Drug Administration released its findings from inspections and environmental sampling for Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella at 89 ice cream production facilities in 32 states that the agency conducted from Sept. 12, 2016, through Aug. 30, 2017. The FDA detected Listeria monocytogenes in 19 of the facilities; however, only one of... Continue Reading Read More

U.S., dozens of countries received cheese that was recalled for Listeria risk

The United States is one of more than 30 countries that received cheese from France potentially contaminated with Listeria. Listeria monocytogenes was detected in Coulommiers, a type of cheese, from France. The product was part of a mass recall of raw and pasteurized cheese made by Fromagère de la Brie. Santé publique France, the public... Continue Reading Read More

Salmonella triggers recall of coconut meat in Canada

Feeding Change Canada is recalling Feeding Change brand Young Thai Coconut Meat from the marketplace because of a risk of possible Salmonella contamination. According to the recall notice posted on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website, the recall was triggered by CFIA test results. “The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the... Continue Reading Read More

Listeria monocytogenes contamination triggers raw, ground pet food recall

The Thogersen Family Farm (Thogersen) is recalling several varieties of raw, ground pet food due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was triggered as a result of sampling by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Recalled products include two-pound packs of course ground rabbit, course ground mallard duck, ground llama, and ground pork frozen raw... Continue Reading Read More

Darwin’s Natural Pet Products silent recall surpassed 11 tons of raw dog food

On February 7, 2019, in a move announced only via email to its direct customers, Arrow Reliance, doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products (Darwin’s), recalled 11.7 tons of raw dog food. The recall was first divulged to the public on March 26, 2019, by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via a news... Continue Reading Read More

Ten tons of beef patties recalled for containing purple plastic

Enid, OK-based Advance Pierre Foods, Inc. has recalled approximately 20,373 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft purple plastic, reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen RTE flame broiled beef patties were produced on Nov. 30, 2018. Subject to recall... Continue Reading Read More

FDA finds Salmonella in three lots of Darwin’s raw dog food; cautions pet owners

The U.S. Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) cautioned pet owners not to feed certain Darwin’s Natural Pet Products raw dog foods after finding Salmonella in the products. FDA collected and analyzed unopened packages from the products in response to a consumer complaint. The products were manufactured by Arrow Reliance, Inc. (Arrow), a company based in... Continue Reading Read More

Hill’s expanded dog food recall impacts pet families worldwide

Hill’s Pet Nutrition (Hill’s) expanded its worldwide recall late last week to include 85 total lots of 33 varieties of canned, wet dog food, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall notice dated March 21, 2019. The recall impacts Hill’s customers in at least 78 countries, according to information posted on Hill’s... Continue Reading Read More

More frozen breaded chicken nuggets recalled in connection with outbreak

Canadian officials have posted the 13th recall notice related to more than a dozen Salmonella outbreaks — some ongoing — in their country in the past 22 months. Investigators have traced the outbreaks to frozen breaded chicken nuggets, patties and similar products. In the latest recall, posted March 21, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency urged... Continue Reading Read More

Hill’s expands pet food recall in U.S. and Canada because of excess Vitamin D

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has expanded its recall of canned dog food because of the presence of elevated levels of Vitamin D. Pet owners who purchased any of the recalled products should discontinue feeding them to their pets, and should dispose of the products immediately. The expanded recall, which includes additional products as well as additional Date/Lot... Continue Reading Read More