Food Safety News

April 29, 2017
Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kimberly Johnson of FSIS
Editor’s note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kimberly Johnson is a Consumer Safety Inspector (CSI) serving in the Office of Field Operations (OFO) in the Springdale district. Johnson began her career with FSIS in Liberal, KS, as a red meat food... Continue Reading
April 28, 2017
Dip Trio Mix recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
Canton, TX-based Phoenix Food, LLC has recalled  select Dip Trio Mixes due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning packet. The recall is the direct result of a supplier’s recent recall of jalapeno powder that could contain Salmonella.  Although no Salmonella was found in the jalapeno powder supplied to Phoenix Food, the company... Continue Reading
April 28, 2017
Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
California-based Lords Organics LLC has recalled Organic Veda Ginger Powder sold on Amazon because it might be  contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections especially in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Others  infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal... Continue Reading
April 28, 2017
Halal beef recalled by Nashville’s Baraka Bakery and Grocery
Nashville’s Baraka Bakery and Grocery has recalled an undetermined amount of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Halal ground beef items were processed and packaged on various dates from April 19 through April 26.  Recalled products... Continue Reading

Recalls

April 28, 2017
Urban Remedy Issues Voluntary Recall of Mislabeled Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk Due to Undeclared Allergen
Urban Remedy is voluntarily recalling Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk that was mislabeled as cold pressed apple juice. The products were sold in select Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, California and Nevada and contained tree nut (cashew) allergens that were not listed on the product labels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
April 27, 2017
Lords Organics Recalls Ginger Powder Because Of Possible Health Risk
LORDS ORGANICS is recalling Ginger Powder Product from AGF Organic Veda, because it has 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.
April 27, 2017
Foster Poultry Farms Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Breaded Chicken Patty Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Foster Poultry Farms, a Farmerville, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 131,880 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically plastic.
April 27, 2017
Baraka Bakery and Grocery Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Adulteration
Baraka Bakery and Grocery, a Nashville, Tenn. retail firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7.