Starbucks coffee energy drink recalled due to possible metal contamination
Back in 2015, PepsiCo Inc.and Starbucks partnered in the distribution of a number of Starbucks drinks in retail stores, specifically their coffee energy drinks. Now, a recall has been initiated by PepsiCo for a number of those beverages because they may be contaminated with “foreign materials”, specifically metal fragments. …
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Disposable plastic face masks could harm the earth for 450 years
450 years. No that’s not how long we’ve been living with this pandemic, though it is starting to feel that way. 450 is the number of years it takes for “single-use” daily plastic face masks (DPFs) to degrade. These are masks that…
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…
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…
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…
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?
Odor-Eaters sprays recalled due to benzene contamination
Nearly 50 Odor-Eaters sprays have been recalled by parent company Bliztex Inc., due to a benzene contamination. Odor-Eaters Spray Powder and Odor-Eaters Stink Stoppers were both recalled. All told, 41 lots were recalled after tests revealed “low levels of benzene contamination”.
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…
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…
Salmon lox from Oregon recalled over listeria concerns
More than half a dozen varieties of Wild Cold Smoked Keta Salmon lox have been recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Sold by Oregon Lox Company of Eugene, Oregon, the recall was initiated after a routine sampling by the Washington…