Food Safety News

June 2, 2023
FDA adopts decade-old draft guidance for arsenic in apple juice

It’s been 10 years in the making, but the FDA has announced final guidance on the levels of arsenic in apple juice, seen as crucial for children’s safety. The new guidance sets the level at 10 parts per billion (ppb), the same as the agency’s draft guidance issued in 2013. In its final guidance document... Continue Reading

June 2, 2023
Sedgwick releases Q1 U.S. product recall index report including FDA and USDA data

Data from the first quarter of 2023 shows that the number of food recalls in the U.S. were not that far off from other recalled products tracked by Sedgwick brand protection. Sedgwick’s recall index report for the 1st Quarter shows an increase of 14.2 percent. It analyzes recall data from five key industries and marked... Continue Reading

June 2, 2023
Hepatitis E cases in Jersey linked to undercooked pork

Health officials in Jersey are investigating some Hepatitis E infections. It is unusual for Jersey to record any cases of the virus, according to health officials. The Environmental Health Department in Jersey said the number of sick people is low. Jersey is the biggest of the Channel Islands and is near France. An association has... Continue Reading

June 2, 2023
Study finds risky foods often available at healthcare facilities

So-called risky foods have been found on menus of healthcare facilities in Germany and Italy, according to a study published this spring. Products that may present a risk to vulnerable people – including deli salads, raw/fermented sausage products, soft cheese, smoked fish or frozen berries – were offered on the menu of all facilities in... Continue Reading


June 1, 2023
E.N.A. Meat Packing Inc. Recalls Frozen, Raw Lamb Products Imported Without Benefit of Import Reinspection
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2023 - E.N.A. Meat Packing Inc, the importer of record located in Paterson, N.J., is recalling approximately 39,947 pounds of frozen, raw lamb products that were imported...
May 31, 2023
Rudolph Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Rudolph's OnYums "Onion Flavored Rings", 3 oz. Packages
Rudolph Foods is recalling 39 cases of Rudolph's OnYums "Onion Flavored Rings" in 3 oz. packages, because they may contain undeclared wheat and other sensitive ingredients, including monosodium glutamate and artificial colors yellow 6, yellow 6 lake, blue 2 lake, blue 1 lake, and red 40 lake. People
May 31, 2023
Tillamook Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Tillamook Waffle Cone Swirl Ice Cream Packaged in Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Carton
Tillamook County Creamery Association is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of family-size 1.5qt cartons of Tillamook Waffle Cone Swirl ice cream mistakenly packaged in a Tillamook Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream carton, lot TL-41-80, BB041324, due to undeclared wheat and soy. The Waffle Con
May 30, 2023
Cricket Creek Farm Recalls Sophelise and Tobasi Cheeses Because of Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Cricket Creek Farm of Williamstown, MA is recalling 165 units of Sophelise cheese and 149 pounds of Tobasi cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people