Category Food Recalls

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

UK investigates outbreak linked to mayonnaise; product distributed in Europe

Authorities in the United Kingdom are investigating a foodborne outbreak linked to avocado oil mayonnaise. It is suspected to be caused by too low acidity due to a production error leading to absence of vinegar in the product prompting a mold and Salmonella risk. The outbreak is linked to a recall made this week in... Continue Reading Read More

Officials haven’t named supplier behind yeast recalls affecting dozens of brands

More than 80 yeast products sold under dozens of brands are being recalled because of an undeclared peanut ingredient, which suggests a common supplier, according to Canadian officials. However, the government is not naming that supplier. A consumer report of an allergic reaction to Indigo Packaged Goodness brand yeast spurred the initial recall on Feb.... Continue Reading Read More

Officials match E. coli from patients with bacteria in raw milk cheese

At least five people in British Columbia have been confirmed with E. coli infections linked to unpasteurized cheese, prompting a recall and a public warning from health officials. The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is urging consumers to discard or return to the place of purchase any Little Qualicum Cheeseworks’ Qualicum Spice cheese... Continue Reading Read More

Risk of E. coli, Listeria spurs warning about Polonia Sausage House products

Inspectors from Vancouver Coastal Health have discovered a local family-owned business did not use proper processing in the production of meat products including sausages and salami, which could allow for growth of potentially deadly bacteria. The health department on the West Coast of Canada has issued a public warning for eight different products from Polonia... Continue Reading Read More