Food Safety News

June 18, 2018
U.K. retailers report chicken campylobacter levels for Q1
The top nine retailers across the United Kingdom have now published their latest testing results on campylobacter contamination in UK-produced fresh whole chickens (covering samples tested from January to March), according to the June 15 report by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The latest figures show that on average, across the major retailers, 3.8 percent of... Continue Reading
June 18, 2018
Break up with paper; commit to digital; embrace food safety
Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a four-part series on electronic recording keep to enhance food companies’  food safety efforts. The series is sponsored by PAR Technologies.  Whether it be for improved business management, safeguarding against food safety compromises or ticking all the boxes to keep the FDA at bay, record keeping is... Continue Reading
June 18, 2018
Campylobacter in chicken liver parfait nearly killed British man
A British man admitted to intensive care after an awards banquet in October and lost the use of his limbs, his speech and the ability to blink — leaving his eyes wide open and him unable to sleep. “I remember trying to communicate to my wife that I didn’t want our son to see me... Continue Reading
June 17, 2018
Multiple brands of chicken, beef and pork products recalled
A Michigan company is recalling more than 14 tons of salami, bologna, sausage and hot dogs made from poultry, pork and beef, according to a notice from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co. in Eastpointe, MI, had to recall the 28,300 pounds of meat and poultry products because they were... Continue Reading

Recalls

June 16, 2018
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ("Del Monte Fresh") announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement.
June 15, 2018
Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co. Recalls Poultry and Meat Products due to Misbranding
Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co, an Eastpointe, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 28,346 pounds of poultry, pork, and beef products due to misbranding.
June 14, 2018
Kellogg Company Voluntarily Recalls Honey Smacks Cereal Due to Possible Health Risk
Kellogg Company today announced it is voluntarily recalling 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg's® Honey Smacks® cereal (with code dates listed below) because these products have the potential presence of Salmonella. No other Kellogg products are impacted by this recall.
June 13, 2018
Venda Ravioli, Inc. Recalls Meat and Poultry Pasta Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection
Venda Ravioli, Inc., a Providence, R.I. establishment, is recalling approximately 738 pounds of frozen meat ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection while the establishment was under suspension.