Business, Health

Smithfield recalls ready-to-eat bacon topping products due to possible presence of metal pieces

WASHINGTON—Smithfield Packaged Meats is recalling approximately 185,610 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) bacon topping products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. FSIS expects there to be additional products containing the bacon and urges consumers to check back frequently to view updated lists and labels. The RTE …


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Health alert issued for organic ground beef packages sold at Whole Foods that may contain pieces of plastic

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for raw ground beef products due to concerns that the ground beef may contain hard plastic. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase. The ground beef products were produced on April 20, 2022. The following products are …


Lakeside Refrigerated Services recalls ground beef products due to possible E. coli contamination

WASHINGTON—Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 120,872 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week. The ground beef products were produced from February 1, 2022, through April 8, 2022. The complete list of products and product codes for …

Health alert issued for meat products containing recalled FDA-regulated seasoning mix

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products containing a Food and Drug Administration regulated seasoning mix that has been recalled by the producer, PS Seasoning of Iron Ridge, Wis., due to concerns that the seasoning mix may contain undeclared wheat. FSIS is issuing this …

Smithfield Packaged Meats recalls pepperoni products due to possible Bacillus cereus contamination

WASHINGTON—Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., DBA Margherita Meats, Inc., is recalling approximately 10,990 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pepperoni products that may be adulterated with Bacillus cereus (B. cereus), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The RTE un-sliced pepperoni product was produced and packaged on June 17, 2021. The following products are subject to recall: …

Chicken patties sold at Trader Joe’s recalled due to possible presence of bone fragments

WASHINGTON—Innovative Solutions, Inc., a Kent, Washington establishment, is recalling approximately 97,887 pounds of raw ground chicken patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of bone, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this week. The chicken patty products were produced on various dates from August 16 to September 29, 2021. The …

Public health alert issued for salame stick products due to possible Salmonella contamination

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for Euro Foods produced ready-to-eat (RTE) Italian-style salame stick products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. A recall was not requested because FSIS has not identified a specific contaminated lot or lots, and it is believed that potentially affected products are no longer …

Butterball recalls ground turkey products after plastic pieces found inside

WASHINGTON—Butterball is recalling approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The ground turkey items were produced on September 28, 2021. The following products are subject to recall (labels may be viewed below): 2.5-lb. trays containing “farm to …