Food Safety News

April 18, 2021
Government tests show E. coli in frozen beef; JBS launches recall
JBS USA Food Co. a Greeley, CO, firm and Importer of Record, is recalling 4,860 pounds of imported boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The problem was discovered when FSIS collected a routine product sample that... Continue Reading
April 18, 2021
Hepatitis A infections in UK possibly linked to dates
Officials in the United Kingdom are investigating close to 30 related Hepatitis A infections with some linked to imported dates. There are 28 people sick in different parts of England since the start of this year, according to Public Health England (PHE). The agency added a number of people reported eating dates with epidemiological studies and... Continue Reading
April 16, 2021
Students report illnesses after eating Jimmy John’s food; investigation ongoing
Public health officials continue to investigate a suspected outbreak of foodborne illnesses related to a Jimmy John’s restaurant in Illinois. Many of those sickened are athletes at Illinois State University. A statement issued by Jimmy John’s officials says the restaurant was temporarily closed, according to The Pantagraph newspaper. The implicated restaurant is on West Market... Continue Reading
April 16, 2021
Letter From The Editor: End of a safe food program that made a difference
Opinion The Farmers to Families Food Box program is dead, killed by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. When it runs out of money later this month, it will have spent $5.5 billion in one year on a unique COVID relief program. In the trillions upon trillions spent on COVID relief, that $5.5 billion is not... Continue Reading

Recalls

April 16, 2021
JBS USA Food Company Recalls Imported Boneless Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2021 - JBS USA Food Company, a Greeley, Colo. firm and Importer of Record, is recalling approximately 4,860 pounds of imported boneless beef products that may be...
April 15, 2021
Olymel S.E.C./L.P. Recalls Ready-to-Eat Ham Products Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination
Editor's notes: This recall was updated on April 16, 2021 to reflect an addition of product code, "20309 41 - 91." WASHINGTON, APRIL 15, 2021 - Olymel S.E.C./L.P., a Quebec...
April 15, 2021
Lake Champlain Chocolates Voluntarily Recalls Mr. Goodtime Bunny With Best By Date 11/20/2021 for Undeclared Almonds
Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC) is issuing a public alert and a voluntary recall on a mis-labeled Mr. Goodtime Bunny with a Best By date of 11/20/21 that may have been purchased between 2/22/21-3/25/21. LCC is issuing this recall after a consumer reported that the product contained almonds, which we
April 14, 2021
Jose Madrid Salsa Issues a Voluntary Recall Due to an Undeclared Anchovy Allergen
Jose Madrid Salsa in Zanesville, Ohio is voluntarily recalling its Strawberry Mild salsa, packaged in 13oz glass jars, due to an undeclared anchovy allergen.