Food Safety News

March 8, 2021
Listeria outbreak survivor shares impact of illness
A man who was sickened in South Africa’s Listeria outbreak has described how his life fell apart after getting ill. Joseph Kadango, who lives in Johannesburg, spent months in hospital after becoming infected, lost his job and couldn’t support his family. He used to buy meat such as Russians, Viennas, chicken and polony for breakfast... Continue Reading
March 8, 2021
Meat and poultry industry says its tactics worked to keep employees safer than most as pandemic went on
“Essential employees” kept the economy from totally tanking during the past year, often leaving the impression that the coronavirus made these jobs among the most dangerous.    Meat and poultry production plant work, especially in spring of 2020, was seen as among the most dangerous as localized outbreaks caused temporary closures because of high rates... Continue Reading
March 8, 2021
Bravo Packing Inc. received FDA warning letter nearly one year before latest recall
On March 3, Bravo Packing Inc. of Carneys Point, NJ, recalled all of its raw frozen pet food — ground beef and “Performance Dog” — after tests showed contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers should take extra care if they have any recalled dog food in their homes because there is a danger to... Continue Reading
March 7, 2021
FDA reminds baby food industry to follow the regulations for lead, other toxins
In response to a recent congressional report about lead and other toxins in baby food, the Food and Drug Administration has posted a public notice and included a link to an industry letter sent by Susan T. Mayne, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Mayne’s letter cites federal regulations chapter and... Continue Reading

Recalls

March 5, 2021
Milky Way International Trading Corp. Recalls Canned Corned Beef Products Imported Without Benefit of Inspection
Milky Way International Trading Corp., doing business as MW Polar, a Norwalk, Calif., firm, is recalling approximately 297,715 pounds of ready-to-eat canned corned beef products that were imported and distributed...
March 5, 2021
Family Traditions Meat Company Recalls Ready-to-Eat Meat Stick Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
Family Traditions Meat Company, an Ackley, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 270 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef stick products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of...
March 5, 2021
Family Traditions Meat Company Retira Productos De Palitos De Carne De Res Listos Para Consumir Debido A Un Error De Rotulación Y Alérgenos No Declarados
WASHINGTON, 8 de febrero de 2020 - Family Traditions Meat Company, una compañía en Ackley, Iowa, está retirando aproximadamente 270 libras de productos de palitos de carne de res listos...
March 5, 2021
Astrochef LLC. Recalls Pepperoni Stuffed Pizza Sandwich Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Astrochef LLC., a Rockwall, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 7,363 pounds of pepperoni stuffed pizza sandwich products because the product is mislabeled and contains undeclared soy, a known allergen, the...