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California Wildfires Advisory Information for ABC Licensees
This information is being provided by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to address some of the questions licensed businesses may have following the recent wildfires in California. ABC will continue to answer questions as...
Crunchy Egg Wrap
This recipe can be found at El Restaurante. Recipe by Paul Sletten, chef/owner of Abreo; recipe and photo courtesy of American Egg Board (aeb.org) Makes 4 servings 8 large eggs 4 tostadas (fried 6-inch corn tortillas) 4 12-in. flour tortillas...
FMC Food Managers Certification has Officially Obtained ANAB Accreditation
The time has finally come... EduClasses® has officially obtained national accreditation from the ANSI National Accreditation Board, ANAB®, for our National Food Managers Certification, FMC® at www.FoodManagersCertification.com! We are...
ABC warns licensees not to sell illegal Mary Jones hemp-infused sodas
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is warning licensees not to sell Mary Jones hemp-infused soda, which have been identified as containing prohibited tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) isolate ingredients...
ABC Encourages the Public to Celebrate Memorial Day Safely
SACRAMENTO — The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is encouraging the public to designate a sober driver or utilize a rideshare/taxi service before participating in any celebrations where alcohol is involved this Memorial Day...
April is Alcohol Awareness Month: Spotlight on IMPACT Program
In observance of Alcohol Awareness Month, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is highlighting a statewide program aimed at helping licensees stay in compliance and reduce alcohol-related crime. IMPACT (Informed Merchants...
April is Alcohol Awareness Month: Spotlight on Minor Decoy Program
SACRAMENTO – In observance of Alcohol Awareness Month, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is highlighting its ongoing commitment to combating underage drinking through the Minor Decoy Program. Established in the...
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
SACRAMENTO - The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) recognizes the importance of Alcohol Awareness Month every April due to the high number of alcohol-related deaths each year in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control...
Revolutionizing Navigation: Food Handler Classes' Transition from Subdomains to Subdirectories
FHC®, Food Handler Classes, FoodHandlerClasses.com, a prominent platform offering food safety training, has recently made a significant structural change in its website architecture. Previously, the website utilized subdomain URLs, such as...
New law requiring bars serving spirits to offer drug testing devices to take effect July 1
SACRAMENTO - A new law mandating certain alcoholic beverage license holders to offer drug testing devices for sale or at no cost to patrons will take effect beginning July 1. AB 1013 (Lowenthal) requires establishments with a Type 48 license from...
Carbon Monoxide Detector – The Must Have Gadget
The holidays are upon us, and that means many of us are looking for the perfect gadget for the family member who has every gadget. Ipad, iPhone 6, the newest Android Phone… what’s the next best gadget to get that someone special in...
EduClasses® Launches Food Allergens Training Program
EduClasses, a leading online education platform, has recently launched FAC, Food Allergens Classes, FoodAllergensClasses.com, a comprehensive resource aimed at providing essential knowledge about food allergens. This innovative training and...
New Year’s Confessions. Yes, I ate that chocolate bar
​It’s the first half of January. How many of us made a New Year’s Resolution?​ ​Statistics say that as many as 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution. But only 8% of us keep them. What’s the number 1 New Year’s...
el Restaurante Magazine - EduClasses Newest Affiliate Referrer
After meeting at the Texas Restaurant Associate tradeshow, Ed Avis of El Restaurante Magazine and Tony Dean with EduClasses saw an opportunity to collaborate and offer the readers of El Restaurante Magazine EduClasses' food and alcohol safety...
UNDERAGE DRINKING AND ITS DANGERS
Resource: https://www.brownandcrouppen.com/underage-drinking-and-its-dangers/ Underage drinking is a serious social issue. Drinking before the legal age has been linked to many short- and long-term negative effects on physical, mental, social and...
Finishing Up the Pilot Exams and Given Away the 3rd $1,000 Gift Card
EduClasses® is in the process of obtaining ANAB accreditation for our Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) exam and are elated to announce we are in the final stretch! To receive accreditation, we were required to have a multitude of...
The Importance of Food Handler Cards and Handwashing in Texas
In the food service industry, ensuring the safety and well-being of customers is of utmost importance. This is why Texas DSHS requires food handlers to obtain a food handlers card, certifying that they have undergone proper training in food safety...
Brie and camembert cheeses have been recalled per these news resources.
Brie and camembert cheeses have been recalled per these news resources. Resource: Several hospitalized due to Listeria outbreak linked to cheese (news12.com) Resource: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/monocytogenes-09-22/index.html
Two Things You Cannot Buy
They say, ‘Money talks,’ and ‘Money never sleeps.’ There’s a lot you can do with money, but as the old saying goes, ‘There’s two things money can’t buy—Love… and a home-grown tomato.’The tomato, which is native to Central and South America, was...
Surprising Health Benefits of Mini Peppers
If you grew up with the traditional, versatile but somewhat bitter, green bell pepper, you might be surprised but the delightfully sweet treat, the mini bell pepper.A relatively new addition to the bell pepper family at the local supermarket, mini...
Food Handling, Cleanliness is Next to, Well, You Know
The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, but that doesn’t mean you can let your guard down when it comes to preventing foodborne illness. Even though most healthy individuals can shake off the effects of a foodborne...
DSBWorldWide Joins With TALWD to Launch New Website
The Texas Association of Local WIC Directors, TALWD, is a professional organization made up of local WIC Directors who put forth efforts to influence program planning, changes to WIC policies, coordination between local and state agencies, and...
When It Is Hard to Love the Skin You Are In
Eczema. Not only is it hard to spell, but it just sounds evil. Eczema is common name for a whole cluster of conditions that result in red, itchy, inflamed skin, including atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, stasis...
Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2019 – Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,829,517 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal...
Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Carrau Linked to Pre-cut Melons
April 24, 2019The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illnesses linked to...
FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Frozen Ground Tuna
April 16, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, is investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport illnesses linked to frozen...
Hands On Cosmetology
As a professional cosmetologist, you pride yourself on staying on the cutting edge of style. In fact, you might just be the initiator of style. Your job is to make your clients look spectacular, and you do it with panache. From consultation to...
Nail Fungus and What To Do About It
Nail fungus is not a particularly appetizing topic to discuss at the company picnic or around the dinner table, but it is a condition that is more common that you might think and knowing the symptoms might give you a head start on treating this...
Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2019 – Tyson Foods, Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of...
FDA Investigating a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Concord Linked to Tahini Produced by Achdut Ltd.
November 27, 2018 United States Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to tahini...
165368 C. Corporation Recalls Pork Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2018 – 165368 C. Corporation, doing business as Long Phung Food Products, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat pork products that may be adulterated with Listeria...
FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Likely Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Update: November 26, 2018 The FDA, along with CDC, state and local agencies, is investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses likely linked to romaine lettuce grown in California this fall. The Public Health Agency of Canada...
Deleite Foods Enterprises, Inc. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2018 – Deleite Foods Enterprises, Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 11,000 pounds of marinated raw poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of...
The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of a Small Quantity of Cap n Crunchs Peanut Butter Crunch Cereal
November 16, 2018 The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal due to the potential presence of Salmonella. While the potentially...
Recall of Green Cedar Dairy Ackawi Cheese Bearing a Sell by Date of March 26, 2019 or Later
November 16, 2018 Routine samples of the Green Cedar Ackawi cheese collected and tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development tested positive for the presence of Listeria...
Swift Beef Company Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2018 – Swift Beef Co., a Hyrum, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 99,260 pounds of raw non-intact ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
Majestic Meat Company Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2018 – Majestic Meat Company, a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 532 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Possible Salmonella Reading Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018 – Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 147,276 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading, the U.S...
Alebrije Dist Wholesale Recalls Quesillo Queseria La Milagro and Alebrije Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk
November 9, 2018 ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is collaborating with health officials due to a positive finding of Salmonella in a sample of Quesillo “Queseria La Milagrosa”. ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is voluntarily recalling the amount of 100 kilos of...
Sprout Creek Farm Recalls Margie Cheese Due to Listeria Monocytogenes
November 6, 2018 Sprout Creek Farm of Poughkeepsie, New York is recalling 132 wheels of "Margie" cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and...
Ganaderos Borges, Inc. Recalls Pork Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2018 – Ganaderos Borges, Inc., a Naguabo, P.R. establishment, is recalling approximately 14,760 pounds of pork patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of...
FDA Investigating Recalled Duncan Hines Cake Mixes Potentially Linked to Salmonella Agbeni Illnesses
November 5, 2018 The FDA is investigating the manufacturing facility that made recalled Duncan Hines cake mixes. FDA and the CDC informed Conagra Brands that a sample of Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix that contained Salmonella Agbeni...
Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., Recalls Beef Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2018 – Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., a San Lorenzo, P.R. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,400 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) corned beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft...
Suzannas Kitchen, Inc., Recalls Poultry Products due to an Unapproved Substance
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 – Suzanna’s Kitchen, Inc., a Peachtree Corners, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,363 pounds of grilled chicken products due to an unapproved substance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...
Recall Notification Report 104-2018 (Smoked Whole Chicken Products)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2018 – All People’s Food, a New Castle, Del. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,904 pounds of smoked whole chicken products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
Allergy Alert Issued in Whole Foods Market Stores Nationwide for Undeclared Milk in 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla...
September 25, 2018 Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips because the product may contain undeclared milk that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity...
Ruiz Food Products, Inc. Recalls Beef and Poultry Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2018 – Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 2,490,593 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry taquitos that may be adulterated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes, the...
USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Flooding
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by flooding in Texas. The National Weather Service has issued...
GHSE, LLC Recalls Salads Containing Meat Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination In Corn
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 – GHSE, LLC, a Green Cove Springs, Florida establishment, is recalling approximately 738 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with meat products that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and...
Taylor Farms Northwest Recalls Pork Carnitas Bowl Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 – Taylor Farms Northwest LLC, a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 276 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork carnitas bowl products that contain tomatillos that may be adulterated with Salmonella and...
Marys Harvest Fresh Foods Inc Recalls Wrap and Salad Meat Products due to Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 – Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods, Inc., a Portland, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 916 pounds of ready-to-eat wrap and salad products that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
GH Foods CA, LLC Recalls Salads Containing Chicken Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2018 – GH Foods CA, LLC, a Sacramento, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 940 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and...
Bahar LLC Recalls Frozen, Raw Beef Dumpling Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2018 – Bahar LLC., a Clifton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,520 pounds of frozen, raw beef dumplings products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...
Prime Deli Corp Recalls Salads Containing Meat Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2018 – Prime Deli Corporation, a Lewisville, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 217 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with bacon products that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and...
Malones Fine Sausage Inc Recalls Pork Head Cheese Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2018 – Malone’s Fine Sausage Inc., a Milwaukee, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 26,323 pounds of ready-to-eat pork head cheese product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of...
A La Carte Foods Properties, LLC Recalls Meat and Poultry Products Containing Meat Produced without Benefit of Inspection
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2018 – A La Carte Foods Properties, LLC, a Belle Rose, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,438 pounds of meat and poultry products that contain meat produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S...
Valley Fine Foods Recalls Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Adulteration
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 – Valley Fine Foods, a Forest City, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 35,516 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked meat and poultry products that may be adulterated due to presence of spoilage organisms...
Jerky Boyz Chicken Jerky Recalls Chicken Jerky Products due to Possible Processing Deviation
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 – Jerky Boyz Chicken Jerky, a Pigeon Forge, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 23 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken jerky products due to a processing deviation that may have led to underprocessing of products...
Malones Fine Sausage Inc Recalls Pork Head Cheese Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2018 – Malone’s Fine Sausage Inc., a Milwaukee, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 26,323 pounds of ready-to-eat pork head cheese product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of...
USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Hurricane Michael
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael. The National Hurricane Center expects storm...
Ladyfingers Gourmet to Go Voluntarily Recalls Signature Shaved Country Ham Rolls Due to Possible Health Risk
October 5, 2018 Ladyfingers Caterers is voluntarily recalling its Signature Shaved Country Ham Rolls as a result of the Johnston County Hams recall. The rolls were made with ham produced by Johnston County Hams, which recently initiated a recall of...
Ukrops Homestyle Foods Recalls Ready To Eat Meat and Poultry Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2018 – Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a Richmond, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 18,296 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry deli-sliced products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S...
Working Cow Homemade, Inc. Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk
October 4, 2018 Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. of St. Petersburg, FL is conducting a voluntary recall of No Sugar Added Vanilla and No Sugar Added Chocolate ice cream manufactured in three-gallon tubs during the month of May 2018. The recall...
Callies Charleston Biscuits Issues Voluntary Product Recall for Country Ham Biscuits and Cocktail Ham Biscuits
October 4, 2018 Johnston County Hams, Inc. issued a voluntary recall on October 3, 2018 for approximately 89,096 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. In response, Callie's Charleston...
JBS Tolleson, Inc. Recalls Raw Beef Products Due to Possible Salmonella Newport Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 – JBS Tolleson, Inc., a Tolleson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,912,875 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport, the U.S. Department of...
Johnston County Hams Recalls Ready-To-Eat Ham Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 – Johnston County Hams, a Smithfield, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 89,096 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Shell Eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses linked to shell eggs. Update - October...
FDA Investigated Multistate Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Linked to Fresh Crab Meat Imported from Venezuela
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, investigated a multi-state outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus illnesses that was linked to fresh crab meat...
Allergy Alert Issued in Whole Foods Market Stores Nationwide for Undeclared Milk in 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla...
September 25, 2018 Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value White Corn Tortilla Chips because the product may contain undeclared milk that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity...
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation Voluntarily Recalls
September 24, 2018 KEAAU, HI (September 24, 2018) – Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation is voluntarily recalling all of its products produced at the Keaau facility between Sept. 6 - 21, 2018 due to a potential contamination of Escherichia coli (E...
Juniors Smokehouse Processing Plant Recalls Beef Jerky Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2018 – Junior’s Smokehouse Processing Plant, an El Campo, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 690 pounds of ready-to-eat teriyaki beef jerky products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically...
Zweigles Inc. Recalls Olive Loaf Pork Products due to Sodium Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 – Zweigle’s Inc., a Rochester, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 6,082 pounds of ready-to-eat olive loaf pork products due to sodium nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit, the U.S. Department of...
Cargill Meat Solutions Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O26 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2018 – Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with Escherichia...
Lidl Voluntarily Recalls Bellona Brand Hazelnut Wafers Due to Improperly Declared Wheat Allergen
September 13, 2018 Lidl US has voluntarily recalled all Bellona brand “Milk Chocolate Flavored Coated Wafer with Hazelnut Crème Filling and White Chocolate Flavor” confections as a precautionary measure because the allergen statement does not...
Bob Evans Farms Inc. Recalls Pork Sausage Link Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2018 – Bob Evans Farms, Inc., a Xenia, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of clear hard plastic...
Sarap Asian Fusion Recalls Cookies due to Undeclared Allergens
September 12, 2018 Sarap Asian Fusion of Garden Grove, CA is recalling Asian Fusion Cookies due to undeclared allergens of wheat, milk and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or...
Roya Foods, LLC Recalls Halal Manti Beef Dumpling Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018 – Roya Foods, LLC, a Paterson, N.J., distribution firm, is recalling approximately 438 pounds of raw Halal Manti Beef Dumpling products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of...
Voluntary Recall Notice of Meijer Taco Seasoning Mix 4.5 oz.
September 11, 2018 McCormick & Company, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of Meijer Taco Seasoning Mix 4.5 OZ bottle due to an unlabeled milk allergen. This recall does not impact any other sizes of Meijer Taco Seasoning. To date, Meijer has...
CTI Foods LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Philly Steak Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2018 – CTI Foods LLC, an Owingsville, Ky., establishment, is recalling approximately 6,720 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Philly Beef Steak products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of...
FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Shell Eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses that is linked to shell eggs...
Publix Super Markets Inc. Recalls Ground Chuck Products Due To Possible E. coli O26 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2018 – Publix Super Markets Inc., a Lakeland, Fla., retail grocery store chain is voluntarily recalling an undetermined amount of ground beef products made from chuck that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26, the...
Taylor Farms Illinois, Inc. Recalls Beef and Pork Meatloaf Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 – Taylor Farms Illinois, Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 75 pounds of beef and pork meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. Raw Chicken Products due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
WASHINGTON, August 24, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. are issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about Salmonella...
Cargill Meat Solutions Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2018–Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 25,288 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Hurricane Lane
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Lane. The National Weather Service expects Hurricane...
Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of Premo Brand Turkey & Cheese Wedge Sandwiches Because of Possible Health Risk
August 21, 2018Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand turkey and cheese wedge sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is...
Taylor Farms Northwest, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meatloaf Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2018 – Taylor Farms Northwest, LLC, a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 62 pounds of ready-to-eat meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...
Formaldehyde Exposure
When you hear the word, “formaldehyde,” chances are you think of embalming fluid. But this chemical concoction has been, and continues to be, used in a plethora of products such as glue, plywood, insulation and carpet. Formaldehyde is frequently...
Salt & Straw Voluntarily Recalls Certain Lots of Chocolate Gooey Brownie Ice Cream Pints Due to Possible Undeclared Peanuts
August 14, 2018 Salt & Straw Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a limited number of its Chocolate Gooey Brownie pints because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious...
USDA Provides Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2018 — It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch. “As a mother, I understand the...