Could a recent Hepatitis A outbreak be linked to fresh strawberries?
Between March 28 and March 30 of this year, 17 cases of Hepatitis A were reported in California, Minnesota, and North Dakota. 12 of the 17 ended up in the hospital. The FDA, CDC, and other entities are now studying the possible…
Potential salmonella contamination leads to recall of nearly 50 Jif products
J.M. Smucker Co., in coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has issued a voluntary recall of almost 50 Jif products, 49 to be exact. The recall was issued due to the potential presence of Salmonella. There are too many recalled…
Undeclared wheat & soy allergens lead to Alaskan salmon recall
White Cane Sockeye Salmon LLC has informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of a recall of their Wild Alaskan Cooked and Smoked Salmon due to undeclared wheat and soy allergens.
Gummy varieties of Skittles, Starburst, and Life Savers recalled due to possible presence of metal
Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S, LLC has issued a recall for more than a dozen varieties of “gummies” branded fan favorite candies. These candies include SKITTLES Gummies, STARBURST Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS Gummies.
Undeclared soy leads to recall of two varieties of Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams
Mrs. Miller’s has recalled 2 varieties of their jams due to undeclared soy. The recall was initiated after an inspection found that the jam contained soy, which was not indicated on the label. The recalled jam is Smokey BBQ Bacon Jam and…
Half a million pounds of Wayne Farms chicken recalled because it may be undercooked
The Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week that more than half a million pounds of pre-cooked chicken is being recalled because it may be undercooked. Wayne Farms out of the State of Alabama is the manufacturer.
Sugar control capsules recalled due to undeclared gluten
Four lots of 90 count NaturesPlus Keto Living Sugar Control Capsules have been recalled due to undeclared gluten. NaturesPlus Keto Living Sugar Control Capsules are manufactured by Natural Organics Inc., and were shipped nationwide.
100+ kosher candies and chocolates recalled due to salmonella concerns
Tomorrow May 5th is Yom Ha’atzmaut, the Jewish holiday celebrating Israel’s 1948 Declaration of Independence. Jews all over the world will be celebrating. Those partaking in the festivities by eating kosher candy and chocolate though are going to need to be on…
French Beans and Red Lentil sold in select Whole Foods and Lidl stores recalled due to Listeria
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall for select varieties of green beans and red lentils. Both recalls are due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. So far, no illnesses have been reported related to this recall.
Wounded Warrior Project pushes forward with bill to aid veterans exposed to toxic burn pits
The Wounded Warrior Project’s “Honoring Our PACT Act” cleared its first hurdle in March of this year when it was passed in the House of Representatives. It’s now in the Senate where it appears to have bipartisan support, but still needs 60…