Food Safety News

July 23, 2021
Judge orders Amos Miller to pay $250,000 fine within 30 days or risk jail

Federal Judge Edward G. Smith today signed a 39-page order imposing sanctions on Amos Miller and Miller’s Organic Farm, including a $250,000 fine and other penalties. “In order to effect defendants’ future compliance, by making them aware of the seriousness of their violations and the consequences for future violations, defendants are ordered to pay to the United States,... Continue Reading

July 23, 2021
Global Salmonella outbreak linked to melons from Honduras

Almost 350 confirmed and 50 more possible Salmonella infections have been recorded across Europe and in the United Kingdom linked to melons. Some patients live in the United States. Between mid-March and early July, 348 people fell ill due to Salmonella Braenderup and 68 needed hospital treatment but none have died. Four people were sick... Continue Reading

July 23, 2021
STOP Foodborne Illness delivers plan to improve U.S. food recall process

Nonprofit activist group, STOP Foodborne Illness, has announced that the organization has finalized recommendations to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modernize the nation’s food recall system.  The recommendations, titled “Collaborative Plan to Achieve Customer-Focused Recall Modernization,” outline the steps needed for the U.S. to improve its recall process. STOP Foodborne Illness sees the... Continue Reading

July 22, 2021
Grimmway recalls Bunny Luv, other carrot products because of Salmonella risk

California carrot giant Grimmway Farms is recalling several varieties of baby and shredded carrots after a test showed possible Salmonella contamination. Organic and conventional products are implicated. “The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test,” said Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby. “The health of our customers and the... Continue Reading

Recalls

July 21, 2021
Lipari Foods Expands Recall of Dried Apricots Because They May Contain Undeclared Sulfites
Lipari Foods of Warren, Michigan is voluntarily recalling an additional 133 cases of Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots because it may contain undeclared sulfite. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic react
July 21, 2021
Grimmway Farms Voluntarily Recalls Certain Retail-Packaged Carrots Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Grimmway Farms has voluntarily issued a recall of certain carrot products because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella. "The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test, said Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby. "The health of our customers and the integ
July 20, 2021
Lipari Foods is Recalling Dried Apricots Because They May Contain Undeclared Sulfites
Lipari Foods of Warren, Michigan is recalling 86 cases of Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these
July 19, 2021
Give and Go Prepared Foods (U.S.A.) Corp. Conducts Voluntary Recall of Certain Muffin Products Due to Possible Health Risk
Give and Go Prepared Foods (U.S.A.) Corp. announced today a voluntary nationwide recall of certain muffin products due to the potential for the products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elde