Pizzas, Burritos Recalled Due to Contaminants

March 17, 2017

Two separate recalls this week affect processed foods with potential contamination. The first, included below, is for frozen pizza with potential Listeria contamination. The second, at the end, is for frozen burritos with potential hard […]




Breaded Okra Recalled Due to Potential Glass Fragments

January 15, 2017

On January 13, 2017, the Pictsweet Company of Bells, Tennessee, voluntarily recalled select packages of Pictsweet Farms 12-ounce Breaded Okra after the company learned that some packages may contain glass fragments, which could cause injury […]




Final EPA Study Concludes: Fracking Can Contaminate Drinking Water

December 14, 2016

By Elizabeth Ouzts and Rachel Richardson, Environment America In a final report issued today, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that fracking operations can impact drinking water “at each stage in the hydraulic fracturing water cycle”. The report walks […]




Got Apple Coffee Cake? Might Have Metal Shavings in It

September 9, 2016

Publix Apple Coffee Cake Recalled for Potential Metal Bits On September 8, 2016, Publix Super Markets issued a voluntary recall for Apple Coffee Cakes due to the possible presence of small metal shavings. The Apple Coffee Cakes […]




Several Entenmann’s Treats Recalled for Plastic Bits

September 1, 2016

Voluntary Recall Due to Choking and/or Cutting Hazard from Presence of Small Pieces of Plastic Possible in Brownies and Muffins Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies (5 pack), […]




More Vegetable Recalls, More Food Wasted

August 27, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor As we head out this Saturday morning to our local farmers market, yet another vegetable recall for Listeria has popped up. This is about the fourth recall this summer, with each […]




Curry Blends Recalled for Lead Contamination

August 18, 2016

**Updated August 18, 2016** Oriental Packing Co. Inc. Issues Alert On Lead In Curry Powder Oriental Packing Co., Inc., Miami, Florida is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because it […]




Possible E. coli Contamination in Flour

May 31, 2016

Gold Medal, Gold Medal Wondra, and Signature Kitchens Flour Recalled General Mills is collaborating with health officials to investigate an ongoing, multistate outbreak of E. coli O121 that may be potentially linked to Gold Medal […]




Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink

February 4, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor In a recent interview by Stephen Colbert, Erin Brockovich’s brought to light that the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is “just the tip of the iceberg” and a “national crisis.” During the […]




Huisken Meat Company Recalls Beef Products

January 5, 2016

Angus Burgers Recalled Due To Possible Wood Contamination Released by Veronika Medina, Congressional and Public Affairs via www.fsis.usda.gov (United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service) Huisken Meat Company, a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota establishment, is recalling approximately […]




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