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Pilgrim's Pride recalls 50 tons of chicken patties for rubber bits

PILGRIM'S PRIDE RECALLS 50 TONS OF CHICKEN PATTIES FOR RUBBER BITS

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. is recalling more than 50 tons of ready-to-eat chicken patties from schools and other institutions nationwide...

Chicken salad Salmonella outbreak nears 100 cases in 2 states

CHICKEN SALAD SALMONELLA OUTBREAK NEARS 100 CASES IN 2 STATES

Health officials have identified almost 100 sick people in Iowa and at least one in Minnesota in a multi-state Salmonella outbreak...

 
 
 
Pork and chicken empanadas recalled for undeclared allergen

PORK AND CHICKEN EMPANADAS RECALLED FOR UNDECLARED ALLERGEN

Linden, NJ-based Saker ShopRites Inc. is recalling 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas because of misbranding and an undeclared...

Guymon Extracts recalls 2 tons of pork soup for botulism risk

GUYMON EXTRACTS RECALLS 2 TONS OF PORK SOUP FOR BOTULISM RISK

Guymon Extracts Inc. of Guymon, OK, is recalling 4,202 pounds of pork soup after an inspector discovered a processing problem that...

 
 
 
Canadian pork recalled from 2 states, defense commissary

CANADIAN PORK RECALLED FROM 2 STATES, DEFENSE COMMISSARY

A Canadian company is recalling more than two tons of raw pork because it did not undergo proper inspections when it was shipped to...

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kathleen McAnally of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET KATHLEEN MCANALLY OF FSIS

Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

 
 
 
Briefly: Pesticide tests - Warm walnuts - Holy Land chicken

BRIEFLY: PESTICIDE TESTS - WARM WALNUTS - HOLY LAND CHICKEN

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

Listeria risk prompts recall of Member's Mark frozen meatballs

LISTERIA RISK PROMPTS RECALL OF MEMBER'S MARK FROZEN MEATBALLS

A New Jersey food company is recalling more than a ton of frozen meatballs packaged under the Sam's Club brand “Member's Mark” because...

 
 
 
Acceptance, use of food irradiation reached new levels in 2017

ACCEPTANCE, USE OF FOOD IRRADIATION REACHED NEW LEVELS IN 2017

Editor's note: This article was originally published in the January 2018 edition of Food Irradiation Update and is posted here with...

‘Essential' food safety inspections continue during shutdown

‘ESSENTIAL' FOOD SAFETY INSPECTIONS CONTINUE DURING SHUTDOWN

Whether Congressional gremlins working in the wee hours of the morning agreed to call off the partial government shutdown or whether...

 
 
 
OMB approves HIMP swine slaughter rule; industry pleased

OMB APPROVES HIMP SWINE SLAUGHTER RULE; INDUSTRY PLEASED

Changes to how pork slaughter plants could be regulated are going forward after a mere 21 years in the making. President Donald Trump's...

Eschewing obfuscation on poultry slaughter line speed

ESCHEWING OBFUSCATION ON POULTRY SLAUGHTER LINE SPEED

The key to understanding the complexities in the debate over the line speed issue for poultry production is to recognize that there...

 
 
 
USDA drafts rule for eggs, egg substitutes used in many foods

USDA DRAFTS RULE FOR EGGS, EGG SUBSTITUTES USED IN MANY FOODS

Eggs and egg substitutes used as ingredients in other foods could be subject to new safety rules from USDA's Food Safety and Inspection...

Ready-to-Eat ham recalled for under processing

READY-TO-EAT HAM RECALLED FOR UNDER PROCESSING

Crescent City Meats in Metairie, LA Saturday recalled approximately 430 pounds of Ready-to-Eat Tasso Cajun Spicy Ham products because...

 
 
 
Hempler Family recalls pepperoni products found containing metal pieces

HEMPLER FAMILY RECALLS PEPPERONI PRODUCTS FOUND CONTAINING METAL PIECES

Consumer complaints about small metal pieces found in pepperoni products brought a recall announcement late on Thursday. Ferndale,...

JBS recalls beef stew products made in Cactus, TX

JBS RECALLS BEEF STEW PRODUCTS MADE IN CACTUS, TX

On Christmas Eve, HEB grocery stores in San Antonio opened boxes of multi-vac packages of stew meat only to find them contaminated...

 
 
 
FSIS inspection personnel report on “key 2017 achievements”

FSIS INSPECTION PERSONNEL REPORT ON “KEY 2017 ACHIEVEMENTS”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service is out with its report card of “key 2017 achievements in protecting...

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Suresh Dua of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET SURESH DUA OF FSIS

Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

 
 
 
IG gets Bipartisan call for FSIS misconduct investigation in Montana

IG GETS BIPARTISAN CALL FOR FSIS MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATION IN MONTANA

Montana's congressional delegation wants USDA's Inspector General to investigate “alleged misconduct within the Food Safety and Inspection...

Speck prosciutto and salami recalled for Salmonella contamination

SPECK PROSCIUTTO AND SALAMI RECALLED FOR SALMONELLA CONTAMINATION

Piller's Fine Foods in Waterloo is recalling approximately 1,076 pounds of ready-to-eat salami and speck products that may be adulterated...