Food Safety News

June 26, 2022
Solicitor General of United States finds Prop 12 violates Interstate Commerce Clause

National Pork Producers Council v. Karen Ross is a case that might be destined for the World Trade Organization, not the U.S. Supreme Court. After all, it seems to involve a non-tariff trade barrier, harming other states. But the analogy falls apart because California is not trying to sell more pork than its neighbors; it... Continue Reading

June 25, 2022
The death of another baby linked to Abbott infant formula apparently under investigation

According to press reports, the Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it was notified of one more infant death in January potentially related to Abbott Laboratories’ baby formula and the agency has started an investigation. Abbott initiated a recall of its infant formula products and closed its Michigan plant in mid-February after reports of... Continue Reading

June 25, 2022
Man arrested in Italy after threats to adulterate food products

A man has been arrested in Italy for threatening to tamper with food and water products in supermarkets. Investigators said the 47-year-old man claimed he would target mineral water and food items in supermarkets by injecting them with cyanide, thallium sulphate and rat poison, if he was not paid a ransom in cryptocurrencies. Italian officials... Continue Reading

June 25, 2022
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ineligible Siluriformes Products Imported from Korea

FSIS Alert USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for Siluriformes products imported by Grand BK Corporation, a Carlstadt, N.J. firm. The products were imported from Korea, a country ineligible to export Siluriformes products to the United States. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer... Continue Reading

Recalls

June 24, 2022
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ineligible Siluriformes Products Imported from Korea
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for Siluriformes products imported by Grand BK Corporation...
June 24, 2022
Blount Fine Foods Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount (a Single Lot) of Southwest Corn Chowder Due to Undeclared Wheat Allergen
Blount Fine Foods announced that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount (a single lot-2,569 cases total) of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder due to an undeclared wheat allergen. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder cups produced with lot nu
June 24, 2022
Daily Harvest Issues Voluntary Recall of French Lentil + Leek Crumbles Due to Potential Health Risk
Daily Harvest has voluntarily recalled all French Lentil + Leek Crumbles due to consumer reports of gastrointestinal illness and potential liver function issues.
June 21, 2022
Deskins Candies Recalls Peanut Butter Fudge, Peanut Butter No Bake, Chocolate No Bake, and Peanut Butter Pinwheel Because of Possible Health Risk
Deskins Candies of Bluefield, WV is recalling the following 16 oz products: Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Fudge, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter No-Bake, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Pinwheel, and Deskins Candies Chocolate No-Bake because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an or