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Mg Foods Voluntarily Recalls Ham & Cotija Torta Sandwich Distributed in Florida
MG Foods is voluntarily recalling a Ham & Cotija Torta Sandwich on Telera Roll sold in Florida. This voluntary recall is being initiated as a result of the Rizo-López Foods, Inc. recall of cotija cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes and associated with an outbreak the FDA is currently investigating.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such...
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Ready-To-Eat Poultry Products
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) poultry burrito products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated dairy products that have been recalled by Rizo-Lopez Foods, due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products, which bear the USDA mark of inspection, should not be consumed...
Albertsons Companies Voluntarily Recalls Five ReadyMeals and Store-Made Taco Kits
Albertsons Companies has voluntarily recalled five ReadyMeals and store-made taco kits supplied by Fresh Creative Foods due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The select meals and kits contain a recalled cheese ingredient supplied by Rizo-López Foods, Inc., of Modesto, California.
The FDA and CDC, in collaboration with state and local partners, are investigating illnesses in a multi-year, multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to queso fresco and cotija cheeses manufactured by Rizo-López Foods. Rizo-López Foods’ recall announcement can be found here.
REPORTER: PFAS: What Are They And Why Are They Important?
This article was originally featured in the WINTER 2024 Edition of Urner Barry’s Reporter magazine.
PFAS is a growing acronym that is becoming more well known around the media and within the industry. It stands for Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances; a group of manufactured chemicals that have been used in industry products for quite some time. There are thousands of these chemicals and substances and some of them are more used than others, and have more information and research than others.
The major issue with these chemicals is...
Hearn Kirkwood Issues Safety Alert on Undeclared Soy and Milk in Various Croissant Sandwiches
Hearn Kirkwood of Jessup, Md., is issuing a voluntary recall of 5,895 clamshell containers of various Croissant Sandwiches because its labeling did not identify the following allergens in the product: soy and milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Customers with allergies or sensitivities to soy or milk should discard the product.
The affected sandwiches were distributed from October 20, 2023 and November 3, 2023...
FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Fresh Salads With Chicken and Ham; FDA Issues Recall
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) fresh salad products with chicken and ham that contain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated lettuce that has been recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) contamination.
FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that this product should not be consumed.
The fresh salads with chicken and ham were produced on various dates from March 10, 2023...
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