Outbreak Investigation of Cyclospora: Bagged Salads

CDC announces the end of the outbreak; FDA continues its investigation. The multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad products that were made by Fresh Express containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots and that were sold in several regions of the United States investigated by the FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, … Continue reading Outbreak Investigation of Cyclospora: Bagged Salads

Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Dog Food Products Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin

Summary Company Announcement Date:September 02, 2020FDA Publish Date:September 02, 2020Product Type:Animal & VeterinaryFood & BeveragesPet FoodIngredientsReason for Announcement:Elevated levels of aflatoxinCompany Name:Sunshine Mills, Inc.Brand Name:Family Pet, Heartland Farms, Paws Happy LifeProduct Description:Dog Food Company Announcement Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of certain dog food products due to levels of Aflatoxin that are … Continue reading Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Dog Food Products Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin

Almost 20,000 Cases of Noodles Have Been Recalled

Company Announcement Riviana Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling 19,931 cases of certain coded Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle cellophane packages that contain an egg noodle product. The affected Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle packages do not declare the allergen “egg”, which is an ingredient in the noodle product. People who have an allergy or severe … Continue reading Almost 20,000 Cases of Noodles Have Been Recalled

Maison Terre Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Organic Goldenseal Root Powder Due to Microbial Contamination

Company Announcement North Little Rock, AR, Maison Terre is voluntarily recalling all lots of its Goldenseal Root Powder, purchased from Starwest Botanicals, Sacramento, CA, and repackaged to the consumer level due to microbial contamination. FDA laboratory analysis of product samples found these products to be contaminated with various microorganisms including: Enterobacter cloacae, Cronobacter sakazakii, Cronobacter dublinensis, among … Continue reading Maison Terre Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Organic Goldenseal Root Powder Due to Microbial Contamination

Smith’s Recalls Cheese Dips Because of Possible Health Risk

Company Announcement Smith’s is recalling cheese dips sold at their stores because they have 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 be bloody), nausea, … Continue reading Smith’s Recalls Cheese Dips Because of Possible Health Risk

“You’ve Won! Now Pay Us” is ALWAYS a Scam

During these difficult economic times, it is easy to imagine our financial problems disappearing by winning a big prize. Who wouldn’t like to win a million dollars, a new car, or a vacation home? But if you get a call from someone saying, “You’ve won,” don’t believe the hype. Here’s how it works. You get … Continue reading “You’ve Won! Now Pay Us” is ALWAYS a Scam

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready to Eat Sausage Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Congressional and Public Affairs Spencer Pretecrum (202) 720-9113FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because Bluegrass Provisions Co., a Crescent Springs, Ky. establishment, produced sausage products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A recall was not requested because it is believed … Continue reading FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready to Eat Sausage Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination