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Tahini sesame paste recalled due to salmonella concerns

International Golden Foods (IGF) has issued a recall of their 1 lb containers of tahini sesame paste due to salmonella concerns. Tahini is a Middle Eastern condiment made from toasted hulled ground sesame that’s often used as a dip or ingredient in… Continue Reading

TJ Farms cauliflower recalled over listeria concerns

Looking for another reason to avoid eating cauliflower? Well, Flagship Food Group has just given you one. Flagship Food Group and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just issued a recall for TJ Farms Select Cauliflower due to a listeria monocytogenes… Continue Reading

Old Spice and Secret aerosol antiperspirants and hygiene products recalled over benzene concerns

10 varieties of Secret and 8 varieties of Old Spice aerosol deodorants have been recalled by Procter & Gamble due to the presence of benzene. Benzene is a known human carcinogen. It’s been linked to leukemia and blood cancers. Benzene exposure can… Continue Reading

Hand sanitizer sold in what appears to be water bottles recalled

A recall has been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of more than 150,000 bottles of hand sanitizer because they were packaged in what appear to be water bottles. Who could possibly have thought this was a good idea?

 

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Casablanca and Salma Curry Powder recalled due to undeclared peanuts

All sizes and lots of Salma & Casablanca Curry Powder have been recalled by Spice N’ More Corp. of Brooklyn, New York due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled curry powder was sold in 7, 9, 13, and 16 ounce plastic containers. The… Continue Reading

Onions and salmonella recall update

Just a couple weeks ago we wrote about a recall by ProSource Produce of red, yellow, and white onions originating from Chihuahua, Mexico. Shortly thereafter, a recall was initiated by Potandon Produce. Both recalls were issued over salmonella concerns, and Potandon Produce… Continue Reading

Tastykakes recalled due to possible presence of foreign objects

Flowers Foods, Inc., parent company and producer of fan favorite Tastykakes, has issued a recall of nearly a dozen varieties of Tastykakes due to the possible presence of “tiny fragments of metal mesh wire”. The recall was issued after a vendor alerted… Continue Reading