E. coli concerns prompt Walmart ground beef recall

BALTIMORE, MD—Cargill Meat Solutions has issued a recall for 16,243 pounds of raw ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli. The recall affects products that were sold at Walmart nationwide. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued the recall after Cargill reported that previously segregated product was mistakenly used in the production of ground beef. The […]

Health alert issued for ground beef products due to possible E.coli contamination

WASHINGTON—The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase. The raw […]

Public health alert issued for ready-to-eat charcuterie products due to possible Salmonella contamination

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about Salmonella illnesses. Officials say the contamination may be associated with ready-to-eat (RTE) charcuterie meat products in Busseto brand Charcuterie Sampler and Fratelli Beretta brand Antipasto Gran Beretta. The Fratelli Beretta brand Antipasto Gran Beretta […]

Over 58,000 pounds of ground beef products recalled due to possible E. Coli risk

WASHINGTON—American Foods Group, LLC, doing business as Green Bay Dressed Beef, LCC, is recalling approximately 58,281 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The raw, ground beef items were produced on Aug. 14, 2023. The following products are […]

Despite opposition, plastic bag ban to go into effect on November 1st; Baltimore County to distribute free reusable bags

TOWSON, MD—Beginning November 1, 2023, Baltimore County will prohibit the distribution of single-use plastic checkout bags at the point of sale and consumers will need to utilize reusable bags. To assist with the transition, Baltimore County officials will soon offer free reusable bags for residents at all Baltimore County Public Library branches, all Baltimore County senior centers, and community pop-up […]

Frozen fruit products recalled due to possible Listeria risk

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—SunOpta Inc’s subsidiary, Sunrise Growers Inc., has issued a voluntary recall of specific frozen fruit products linked to pineapple provided by a third-party supplier due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others […]

COVID-19 tests recalled, declared unsafe due to presence of potentially harmful bacteria

SEOUL, South Korea—SD Biosensor, Inc. is requesting that consumers stop using and dispose of specific Pilot COVID-19 At-Home Tests in the U.S. because potentially harmful bacteria were found in the tube with liquid inside (pouch 2 of the kits). The affected tests can be identified by the lot number on the outer packaging and should be appropriately discarded. Dispose of […]

Elkhorn Valley Packing recalls boneless beef chuck sold in Maryland due to possible E. coli contamination

WASHINGTON—Elkhorn Valley Packing is recalling approximately 3,436 pounds of boneless beef chuck product that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week. The boneless beef chuck items were packed on Feb. 16, 2023. The following product is subject to recall [view label]: Various weights corrugated […]