Food Safety News

June 21, 2021
WGS project on Campylobacter gives insights in Denmark

A surveillance project in Denmark using whole genome sequencing has found many Campylobacter infections are not sporadic and helped uncover a large outbreak. The study showed that roughly half of human infections belong to genetic clusters, almost one third of clinical isolates match a chicken source, and most large clusters can be linked to poultry... Continue Reading

June 21, 2021
Summer is here — don’t forget safety protocols for produce

 Each summer, Oklahomans find themselves celebrating weekends with backyard barbeques, and while the grilled meats may be the main attraction, a summer cookout is incomplete without the perfect summer salad.   Just as there are safety protocols for handling meat, there also are recommendations for the proper handling of produce. Food handling misconceptions are threatening to... Continue Reading

June 21, 2021
Market of Choice receives FDA warning letter after four recalls in the past 5 years

As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company... Continue Reading

June 20, 2021
Roslin institute identifies genes in chickens that could offer resistance to harmful bacteria

A study from the Roslin institute published in BMC Genomics has identified genes in chickens that could offer resistance to harmful bacteria commonly found in poultry and could inform ways to limit the risk of associated food poisoning in people. The research identified a large number of genes in chicken guts that may determine whether... Continue Reading

Recalls

June 20, 2021
Cuisine Solutions Issues Voluntary Recall of Flavored Plant-Based Bites
Cuisine Solutions, Sterling, VA is initiating a voluntary recall of its JUST Egg flavored plant-based "bites" products due to undeclared allergens. A limited number of 2-pouch retail packages may contain an incorrect sealed pouch containing whole-egg and milk products. The interior plastic pouches
June 15, 2021
Designed By Nature Voluntarily Recalls Goat's Milk, Cow's Milk and Base Milk Formulas Due to Possible Health Risk
DESIGNED BY NATURE of California is recalling our Goat's Milk Powder, Cow's Milk Powder and Base Milk Powder formulas with an expiration date between May 01, 2021 thru June 11, 2022. We intend to change our labeling to make it clear that these products are not intended to be used as infant formula
June 8, 2021
Tulkoff Food Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared (Soy and Wheat) in Kimchi Aioli
Tulkoff Food Products Inc. of Baltimore Maryland is recalling Kimchi Aioli 18 fl. oz. squeeze bottles with lot code 09.18.2021M for the presence of undeclared wheat and soy allergens.
June 8, 2021
Beech-Nut Nutrition Company Issues a Voluntary Recall of One Lot of Beech-Nut Single Grain Rice Cereal and Also Decides to Exit the Rice Cereal Segment
Beech-Nut Nutrition today has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal. This recall is a result of a routine sampling program by the State of Alaska which found that samples from that production lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal tested abo