Food Safety News

February 23, 2019
Listeriosis death prompts investigation, closure of hospital catering company

Health authorities in Australia have closed a catering firm while they investigate the death of a woman who contracted listeriosis. Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services in the state of Victoria said the confirmed case of listeriosis may be linked to consumption of food supplied to a hospital. An elderly woman in...

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February 23, 2019
Texas company recalls more than 100,000 pounds of wild caught catfish

A Houston company initiated a recall of more than 100,000 pounds of catfish because they were not inspected, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Fulton Seafood Inc. “produced” the wild caught catfish between Jan. 1 and Feb. 21, inclusive, the FSIS reported. Federal officials are concerned that people may have the...

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February 23, 2019
More frozen catfish from Vietnam recalled for lack of import reinspection

Another California-based company is recalling catfish from Vietnam because it was not presented for import reinspection. Federal officials discovered the problem while they were performing a recall effectiveness review involving fish imported by different company. The new recall, involving TV Food LLC of San Leandro, CA, affects almost 28,000 pounds of Yellow Hito catfish, according...

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February 23, 2019
Nine sick in Norway from Salmonella; source unknown

Authorities in Norway are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that has affected nine people. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet) said the patients became ill in January and early February. They are aged from 2 to 91 years old. The agency is investigating with local authorities, the Veterinary Institute (Veterinærinstituttet) and the Norwegian Food Safety Authority...

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Recalls

February 22, 2019
TV Food LLC. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
TV Food LLC., a San Leandro, Calif. non-federally inspected establishment, is recalling approximately 27,956 pounds of Siluriformes, specifically Yellow Hito (catfish), products because the products were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States.
February 22, 2019
Fulton Seafood Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
Fulton Seafood INC., a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 100,924 pounds of Siluriformes fish products, specifically wild caught catfish, because the products were produced, packed, and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection.
February 22, 2019
Meijer Recalls Mint Meijer Brand Ultimate Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies Due to an Undeclared Soy Allergen
Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of its Meijer brand Ultimate Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies because soy it is not properly declared on the label.
February 21, 2019
J Bar B Foods Recalls Ready-To-Eat Smoked Sausage Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
J Bar B Foods, a Weimar, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 51,188 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) cheddar smoked sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.