Food Safety News

March 24, 2019
Letter From The Editor: His food safety budget is Gottlieb’s departing legacy
Opinion   This is one of those “in-the-news” stories that you might not be expecting. Federal food safety appears to be on the precipice for its best budget year in its history. That possibility is contained in 2020 budget submitted to Congress by the White House. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on a... Continue Reading
March 24, 2019
Kielbasa recalled after FSIS finds consumer complaints about metal in product
North Country Smokehouse, in Claremont, NH,  late Saturday recalled  2,686 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ready-to-eat kielbasa sausage items were produced on February 7-8, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:... Continue Reading
March 23, 2019
Undetermined amount of pork skin products recalled over HACCP issues
Kannapolis, NC-based Two Brothers Pork Skins has recalled an undetermined amount of pork skin products because the products were produced without meeting the federal requirements to develop and implement a hazard analysis and system of preventive controls to improve the safety of the products, known as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; the omission of... Continue Reading
March 23, 2019
About 100 pounds of diced white chicken recalled for undeclared allergen
Tip Top Poultry, Inc., located in Rockmart, GA,  has recalled approximately 100 pounds of frozen, fully cooked diced white chicken meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to  the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The recalled product contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the... Continue Reading

Recalls

March 23, 2019
Henry Avocado Recalls Whole Avocados Because Of Possible Health Risk
Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at its California packing facility. There are no reported illnesses associated with this recall.
March 23, 2019
North Country Smokehouse Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
North Country Smokehouse, a Claremont, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,686 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.
March 23, 2019
Tip Top Poultry, Inc. Recalls Fully Cooked, Diced Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Tip Top Poultry, Inc., a Rockmart, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 100 pounds of frozen, fully cooked diced white chicken meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
March 22, 2019
Two Brothers Pork Skins Recalls Pork Skin Products Due to Misbranding and Failure to Produce Under A HACCP Plan
Two Brothers Pork Skins, a Kannapolis, N.C. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of pork skin products because the products were produced without meeting the federal requirements to develop and implement a hazard analysis and system of preventive controls to improve the safety of the products, known as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; the omission of safe handling instructions on the package; and due to misbranding.