Food Safety News

June 17, 2019
WinCo recalls frozen raspberries from 10 states because of norovirus test
WinCo Foods LLC is recalling frozen red raspberries because of potential contamination with norovirus. The Food and Drug Administration found norovirus in a sample of WinCo brand raspberries and informed the Boise, ID, company, according to the recall notice. Rader Farms of Bellingham, WA, produced the berries for WinCo.  The recall notice does not indicate... Continue Reading
June 17, 2019
Hometown Food Co. recalls Pillsbury flour from ADM; multistate E. coli outbreak continues
For the second time this year Hometown Food Co. is recalling some of its Pillsbury flour because of bacterial contamination. This time the pathogen is E. coli and the flour is from a mill linked to an outbreak. The new recall includes more than 4,600 cases of Pillsbury “Best Bread” flour. Hometown Food shipped the... Continue Reading
June 17, 2019
Tyson seeks waiver from FSIS to modernize Kansas beef plant
­The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is learning that if you want something, you should ask for it. FSIS wants a beef plant to explore modernization through a waiver process, and Tyson Foods has offered its Holcomb, KS, beef operation as a candidate. While FSIS reportedly has been working “at a high level”... Continue Reading
June 17, 2019
Researchers assess combined treatment to sanitize organic sprouts
Scientists have found a combination that could be an effective sanitizer to process fresh organic vegetables. A research team led by Professor Hongshun Yang from the Food Science and Technology program at the Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore found a combination of organic acid (lactic acid, 2 percent volume concentration) and food grade... Continue Reading

Recalls

June 15, 2019
Ruiz Foods Products Inc. Recalls Bacon Breakfast Wrap Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Ruiz Foods Products Inc. Recalls Bacon Breakfast Wrap Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
June 14, 2019
Table 87 Frozen, LLC Recalls Pork and Beef Pizza Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection
Table 87 Frozen, LLC., a Brooklyn, N.Y. firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen pizza products containing pork and beef that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
June 14, 2019
Townsend Farms, Inc., Notifies Costco of Possible Health Risk and Recalls Conventional Frozen Kirkland Three Berry Blend
Out of an abundance of caution, Townsend Farms, Inc. has notified Costco that a recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc., may be contaminated with Hepatitis A.
June 13, 2019
Pasture Raised Foods, LLC Recalls Raw Whole Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
Pasture Raised Foods, LLC Recalls Raw Whole Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection