All “pig ear” dog treats should now be considered hazardous
We wrote in July about a salmonella outbreak linked to certain “pig ear” dog treats. Well that warning has now been extended to “all” pig ear dog treats, after almost 130 people have become sickened with salmonella. It's unclear at this time…
United States listeria illnesses linked to Canadian outbreak?
An outbreak of listeria monocytogenes that’s believed to have originated in Canada, has now been linked to “two dozen people across 13 states”, resulting in two deaths. The original listeria outbreak in Canada was linked to Rosemount diced chicken.
Basil imported from Mexico sickens more than 200 people
If you've purchased imported basil from Siga Logistics de RL de CV in Mexico, you’re going to want to discard it. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this basil has been linked to an outbreak of Cyclospora.
Nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen chicken recalled due to foreign matter contamination
Tyson Foods is recalling more than 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties sold under their Weaver branded products. The recall is due to a “potential contamination” as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration puts it. The recall was initiated after customer complaints.
Texas Tripe Raw Pet Food recalled over salmonella & listeria concerns
More than 800 lots of Texas Tripe Inc. raw pet foods have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after testing positive for salmonella and listeria monocytogenes (L. mono). Salmonella and listeria pose a threat to pets and humans alike.
Migraine medicine RELPAX recalled over potential microbiological contamination concerns
Pfizer Inc. has issued a recall of 40 mg tablets of RELPAX (eletriptan hydrobromide). RELPAX is us used to treat migraines with or without auras in adults. The lots recalled are AR5407 and CD4565. Pfizer conducts their own in-house testing for the…
State of New York begins fight against three toxins in your drinking water
The state of New York has new recommendations for drinking water standards, recommendations that should make your drinking water inherently safer. The new legislation seeks to limit the amount of 3 specific toxins: Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), and 1,4-dioxane. The…
Salmonella concerns lead to Dole baby spinach recall
Before you begin to make your favorite summer salad for company this weekend, ensure you’re not going to be using Dole baby spinach. Dole and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a “10-state recall” due to salmonella concerns.
Taylor Farms Inc. of Chicago, Illinois has recalled almost 350 lbs of breaded chicken because it may have been undercooked. The undercooking is likely the result of a defect during the manufacturing process. The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service or FSIS…
Now serving PFAS burrito bowls, only at Chipotle
You know your order by heart. Heck, so does the cashier. After all, you’re in Chipotle 3 times a week. Barbacao, white rice, pinto beans, corn salsa, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream. It’s what you always get! According to a new study…