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Food Recalls

Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of ...

How Did a Hepatitis Virus Get Into Organic Berries?

Michele Simon | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Michele Simon

The latest example of how even health-conscious eaters are not immune from food-borne illness outbreaks came last week with a recall of organic frozen berries contaminated with Hepatitis A. The products were sold under the brand name of Townsend Farms at two large chains.

Tuna Recall Gets Even Worse

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bumble Bee Foods LLC has more than doubled the size of its recall of some of its 5-ounce canned tuna because of a risk that the fis...

Popular Cereal May Have GLASS Fragments

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Kellogg Co said 36,000 packages of its Special K Red Berries cereal could contain da...

Smoked Salmon, Bagels Recalled For Listeria, Metal Pieces

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.28.2013 | Food

Bagels and lox are a much-loved breakfast combo, which is why it's particularly odd -- and alarming -- that two separate recalls were recently initiat...

Frozen Pizza Recalled

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Annie's Inc. is voluntarily recalling seven kinds of frozen pizza sold nationwide over the possible risk that metal fragment...

Taco Bell, KFC Recall Lettuce Following E. Coli Outbreak

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.15.2013 | Food

UPDATE: The lettuce recall now includes Burger King and Pizza Hut locations. Restaurants that serve Sysco products with lettuce are also affected. ...

The Biggest Food Safety Disasters Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.26.2012 | Food

If there's something we tend to take for granted, it's food safety. We hardly expect the bag of lettuce we buy at the supermarket, or the jar of peanu...

USDA Slammed Over 'Stunningly' Slow Response To Beef Recall

Posted 09.25.2012 | Food

Food & Water Watch, a Washington, DC-based advocacy group had some harsh words for the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service this week -- calling ...

3 Deaths Linked To Listeria-Tainted Cheese

Posted 09.13.2012 | Food

The CDC announced Tuesday night that fourteen total hospitalizations and three deaths across America have been linked to listeria-tainted cheese impor...

Cantaloupes Linked To Deadly Outbreak AGAIN

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | Food

Aug 17 (Reuters) - A salmonella outbreak blamed on cantaloupe grown in Indiana has killed two people in Kentucky and sickened some 150 people in the...

McDonalds, Burger King Apple Slices Recalled Over Listeria Risk

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Food

WASHINGTON -- Sliced apples distributed to fast-food and grocery chains across the country are among packaged products being recalled due to possible ...

The 18 Food Recalls This Month That You Never Heard About

Sarah Pinneo | Posted 09.19.2012 | Food
Sarah Pinneo

Recalls happen far more frequently than you might think. Read on if you need an excuse to visit your local farmers' market.

Company Recalls 300,000 Pounds Of Possibly Tainted Meatballs

Reuters | Lily Kuo | Posted 09.08.2012 | Food

July 7 (Reuters) - A New Jersey meatball manufacturer is recalling more than 300,000 pounds (136,000 kg) of meat products due to possible listeria c...

Thousands Of Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recalled

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 02.08.2012 | Food

-- A South Carolina company is recalling about 2,800 of its chicken salad sandwiches because of concerns about possible listeria contamination. The ...

Food Court: The Week's Winners & Losers In Food News

Food52 | Posted 12.04.2011 | Food
Food52

In which Shelly Peppel and Fran Brennan, the editors of Food52 News, pass judgement on last week's top food news. • Winner: Risk takers&nb...

CDC: 'We've Made Virtually No Progress' On Salmonella In 15 Years

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.07.2011 | Food

ATLANTA — More Americans got food poisoning last year, with salmonella cases driving the increase, the government reported Tuesday. Illness rate...

Kashi Recalls 11,000 Cases Of Frozen Pizzas With Potential Plastic Fragments

Posted 08.07.2011 | Food

Kashi has recalled 11,000 cases of frozen thin crust pizza, distributed to grocery stores nationwide, that may have plastic fragments in the crust. ...

Food Fight: Why Congress and Obama's Proposed Budget Cuts Are the Wrong Move for Colorado

Sam Schabacker | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver
Sam Schabacker

These cuts are not solutions to our budget crises, nor will they mend our broken food system. Rather, they are ideological prescriptions that will do nothing but further enrich corporate agribusiness.

Salmonella Contamination Prompts Tomato Recall

AP | Posted 07.03.2011 | Food

TRACY, Calif. -- A Florida tomato grower is voluntarily recalling its grape tomatoes after a sample tested positive for salmonella. Six L's Packing C...

USDA Suggests Testing Meat Before It Goes To Stores

Posted 06.06.2011 | Food

In an effort to reduce the amount of consumer illnesses and deaths due to contaminated meat, the USDA has announced a "test and hold" rule that will d...

Salmonella Scare Causes Peanut Butter Recall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Are you a peanut butter fan? If so, you may want to check product labels to make sure you're not affected by the latest peanut butter recall. The r...

'Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge Chew Bars' Actually Toxic

NPR | By Scott Hensley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Turns out the marketer of some candy bars sold under the Toxic Waste brand wasn't joking. The Food and Drug Administration says Candy Dynamics of Ind...

Senate Passes Landmark Food Safety Bill, Heads For Reconciliation

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Scroll down to read key points from S.510, the Senate's food safety bill. The Senate passed legislation Tuesday to make food safer in the wake of dea...

Food Safety Bill Myths

foodsafetynews.com | By Bill Marler | Nov 28, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

've been worrying over some of the provisions of this bill, especially since some of my friends in small production agriculture are so dead set agains...