Food Safety News

November 24th, 2020 Vegetable Recall

By Carley VanNorman | November 25, 2020 |
Chopped mixed vegetables

On November 24th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of Hy-Vee brand vegetables. The recall was issued because the product could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The official name of the product is Hy-Vee Short Cuts Pot Roast Mix and Hy-Vee Short Cuts Grill/Oven Ready Veggie Mix. Listeria…

November 21st, 2020 Romaine Heart Recall

By Carley VanNorman | November 22, 2020 |
A single head of lettuce.

On November 21st, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of organic romaine hearts. The recall was issued because the product could be contaminated with E. coli. This product is produced by Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. The official name of the products are Dole Organic Romaine Hearts and Wild…

November 17th, 2020 Salad Recall

By Carley VanNorman | November 19, 2020 |
Cesar salad on a white plate

On November 17th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of Fresh Express salad kits. The recall was issued because the product could be contaminated with E. coli. The official name of the product is Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme kits and it was sold in 10.5-ounce packages. The…

November 7th, 2020 Elderberry Recall

By Carley VanNorman | November 9, 2020 |
Elderberries and elderberry jam on a table.

On November 7th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving Natural Grocers Brand 4-ounce Organic Whole Elderberries. The product distributed by Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., in Lakewood CO have recalled their product because of a possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infection…

November 6th, 2020 Romaine Lettuce Recall

By Carley VanNorman | November 8, 2020 |
A single head of lettuce.

On November 6th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of single head romaine lettuce. The company producing the product is Tanimura & Antle Inc. The company is recalling the product because it could have been contaminated with E. Coli. The symptoms on an E. coli infection most commonly…

October 30th, 2020 Homestead Creamery Recall

By Carley VanNorman | November 6, 2020 |
Milk in a glass bottle.

On October 30th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving various glass bottled products and beverages. The products distributed by Homestead Creamery of Wirtz, VA have recalled their product because of concerns involving the bottle sanitation process. The company uses chlorine to sanitize te bottles before they are filled. There is…

October 12th, 2020 Spice Recall

By Carley VanNorman | October 14, 2020 |
Various spices in spoons

On October 12st, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of The Spice Hunter products. The product, which is produced by Sauer Brands has recalled their product because of a possible Salmonella contamination in specific batches of organic parsley. The product was packaged in glass jars that have the…

October 7th, 2020 Cantaloupe Recall

By Carley VanNorman | October 8, 2020 |
Cantaloupe that is sliced

On October 7th, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of whole cantaloupes and select cut cantaloupe trays. The product, which is sold by Meijer, who works with Eagle Produce, in Aguila, AZ, have decided to recall their product because of a possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were…

October 3rd, 2020 Sliced Fruit Recall

By Carley VanNorman | October 4, 2020 |
Mixed Fruit

On October 3rd, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of Country Fresh’s cut and/or sliced apples, grapes, mangos, pineapples and cantaloupe. The product, which is sold by Walmart, have decided to recall their product because of a possible Listeria contamination. There was listeria detected on equipment that was…

October 1st, 2020 Watermelon Recall

By Carley VanNorman | October 3, 2020 |
Watermelon sliced up

On October 1st, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an article involving the recall of watermelon chunks from select stores. The product, which is sold by Country Fresh has recalled their product because of a possible Listeria contamination. The recalled products were sold to Walmart and RaceTrac’s retail distribution centers. A list of…