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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 complete list of the recalled chicken can be…

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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 “porches'' instead of allowing them to graze in…

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Alerts issued by USDA for beef stock, samosas, tamales, and others

The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued “health alerts” for 4 prodcuts that are considered potential hazards. The alerts were issued for beef stock, chicken and beef samosas, tamales, and spaghetti and meatballs. As we head into the holiday weekend, we’re going…

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Wisconsin cooked sausage recalled due to undeclared allergen

Cher-Make Sausage Co., of Manitowoc, Wisconsin has recalled nearly 450 pounds of their Old Fashioned Weiners. The recalled wieners, produced July 23rd, were distributed across Wisconsin as well as a few other states. They were sold “intact or individually on a meat counter display”.


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USDA goes on the attack against organic food fraud

Greed. It’s what takes something that should be a benefit for the whole of society like organic foods, and instead leads to widespread fraud. We’re less than a year removed from what was the first case of its kind. Randy Constant, a farmer in Missouri, was sentenced to more than…

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Two huge beef recalls announced by FDA within days of each other

Next weekend is the 4th of July. If there is one day during the calendar year when more Americans will be cooking and eating beef, we’d like to hear it. That’s what makes today’s news so concerning. More than 120,000 pounds of beef is being recalled by the U.S. Department…

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Unwelcome ingredient, rocks, leads to recall of frozen meals

It seems as though they’re putting anything and everything in frozen power bowls these days. Unfortunately, an unwelcome ingredient, rocks, has led to a USDA recall. Frozen meals produced and sold by Conagra Brands, Inc. on January 23, 2020 are being recalled because they “may contain extraneous material, specifically small…

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Nearly 350 pounds of undercooked chicken recalled

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 issued the recall.

While the breaded chicken is…

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Millions of pounds of grab-and-go foods recalled

Americans today eat on the run more than any time in history. Don’t have time for breakfast in the morning? Grab a donut on the way to work. No time for lunch before you have to get back to the office for a meeting? Get yourself a sandwich to scarf…

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Burger with a Side of Plastic: More than 35,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Contamination

If you’re a Kroger shopper and meat eater residing in Virginia and Indiana, you’re going to want to read this. A recent Kroger shopper got a little more than they bargained for when purchasing their USDA certified beef…pieces of hard, blue plastic.

After the discovery, the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

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