Food Safety News

March 5th, 2021 Tahina Recall

By Carley VanNorman | March 7, 2021 |
A bowl of sesame seeds

On March 5th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving Kareem Mart’s Tahina food treats, which is a sesame seed puree mixed with other herbs and seasonings. The product is being recalled because it can potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infection…

March 3rd, Cheese Recall

By Carley VanNorman | March 5, 2021 |
A block of queso fresco cheese.

On March 3rd, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving El Abuelito Cheese of Paterson, New Jersey. This company is recalling a variety of their cheeses because they are contaminated with listeria. Some of the cheeses included in their recall are all their fresh cheeses, quesillo, and cottage cheese products. For…

February 26th, 2021 Taco Product Recall

By Carley VanNorman | February 27, 2021 |
Tacos on a plate.

On February 26th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving J&J Distributing of St. Paul, Minnesota. This company is recalling a variety of their taco related items because they are possibly contaminated with listeria. Some of their recalled products include taco trays, seven-layer dips, and taco dips. For a full list…

January 21st, 2021 Butternut Squash Recall

By Carley VanNorman | January 24, 2021 |
A hollowed out butternut squash filled with brown sugar.

On January 21st, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall involving Publix Super Markets. The company is recalling select Publix Steam In Bag products with butternut squash because they are potentially contaminated with Listeria. The company believes that the contaminated squash came from Pero Family Farms Company, as they are suppliers of…

January 19th, 2021 Butternut Squash Recall

By Carley VanNorman | January 22, 2021 |
A picture of the seeds being scooped out of a squash.

On January 19th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall involving Lancaster Foods. The company is recalling many of their processed squash items because they are potentially contaminated with Listeria. For a full list of products being recalled and their expiration dates, please click on the link at the bottom of the…

January 19th, 2021 Butternut Squash Recall

By Carley VanNorman | January 21, 2021 |
Slices of a butternut squash.

On January 19th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall involving Pero Family Farms Food Company. The company is recalling many of their butternut squash trays because they are potentially contaminated with Listeria. For a full list of products being recalled and their expiration dates, please click on the link at the…

January 17th, 2021 Chocolate Milk Recall

By Carley VanNorman | January 20, 2021 |
A glass of chocolate milk next to two cookies on a wooden board.

On January 17th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall involving Hiland Dairy. The company is recalling their 1% low fat chocolate milk that is sold by the half pint. This recall was initiated because there is the possibility that the product contains food-grade sanitizers. The consumption of these sanitizers can cause…

January 11th, 2021 Yogurt Recall

By Carley VanNorman | January 13, 2021 |
Blueberries in a bowl of yogurt.

On January 11th, 2021 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of yogurt. This product was recalled because it has the potential to contain molds. The specific product being recalled is the Laava brand Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt. The product was sold in colorful, plastic containers with a foil lid…

December 24th, 2020 Herring Oil Recall

By Carley VanNorman | December 27, 2020 |
A glass container of oil

On December 24th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices. The product was distributed by B&I Overseas Trading Inc from Van Nuys, California. The recall was issued because the product could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is a bacteria that…

December 16th, 2020 Edamame Recall

By Carley VanNorman | December 17, 2020 |
Greed edamame beans and pods

On December 16th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of frozen edamame. The recall was issued because the product could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This product is produced by Tesoro’s Trading Co. and they are located in Las Vegas, NV. The official name of the product is…