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Pet food manufacturer Sunshine Mills recalls 8 varieties of dog food due to elevated aflatoxin level

Sunshine Mills, Inc. produces a variety of dog foods. Now, 8 of those branded dog foods are being recalled due to “potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin”. While aflatoxin is naturally occurring, pets consuming elevated levels of it could be dangerous. So far… Continue Reading

Salmonella risk leads to McCormick Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning reca

Four of America’s favorite seasonings from McCormick and Frank’s RedHot are being recalled due to salmonella concerns. The voluntary recall was initiated after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found salmonella contamination after conducting some routine tests.


Recalled Products:

McCormick Perfect… Continue Reading

Half a dozen varieties of Old Souls Farms greens recalled due to listeria concerns

Ohio distributor Old Souls Farms, LLC has experienced what they believe is an isolated incident of Listeria monocytogene contamination. This week, they announced the recall of 6 varieties of small and large packages of leafy greens. They ranged anywhere from 1 pound… Continue Reading

Grimmway farms recalls a few varieties of packaged carrots due to salmonella concerns

Another week, and another round of salmonella related recalls. Last week it was prepackaged salads. This week it’s the carrots that just may go into those salads. Grimmway Farms has initiated a recall of a few of their carrot varieties due to… Continue Reading

BrightFarms recalls prepackaged salads due to salmonella concerns

After 8 Americans were sickened with salmonella, linked to BightFarms’s prepackaged salads, Bright Farms and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration initiated a recall. The salads were produced in a BrightFarms facility in Rochelle, Illinois and distributed to retailers in Illinois, Indiana,… Continue Reading

5 varieties of Johnson & Johnson owned aerosol sunscreens recalled due to elevated benzene levels

Parent company Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall for 5 varieties of aerosol sunscreens after testing revealed “low levels” of benzene. Benzene as you know is considered a carcinogen, and has been linked to… Continue Reading

Tyson Foods Inc. recalls nearly 9 million pounds of chicken

Nearly 9 million pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken, 8,955,296 pounds to be exact, has been recalled by Tyson Foods Inc. over Listeria monocytogenes concerns. The recalled products were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. They were shipped nationwide. A… Continue Reading

Circle K branded chicken salad sandwiches recalled due to listeria concerns

LSG Sky Chefs produce chicken salad sandwiches for Circle K in Phoenix, AZ and Southern California. Today they and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recall because the sandwiches may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall is actually… Continue Reading

Organic farmers happy their competition will finally be playing by the same rules

In 2017, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the 2017 Organic Livestock Poultry Practices rule under the direction of then president Barack Obama. The rule was supposed to close loopholes in the way some chicken farmers raise their organic chickens by using… Continue Reading