Food safety is a given, when a consumer purchases food they expect it to be safe and fit to eat. The responsibility for ensuring food is safe to eat rests with the farmer (sometimes called the primary producer), the manufacturer or processor (if the food is prepared in a factory), the distributor and wholesaler (the people responsible for transfering the food from the manufacturer to the shop or to the door in the case of direct sales or mail order), the retailer and the consumer themselves.
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Recall of Batches of Tesco Cheeses of Ireland Wicklow Blue Due to Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes
As a precautionary measure, Tesco is recalling the above batches of Tesco Cheeses of Ireland Wicklow Blue, due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Tesco is issuing point of sale recall notices requesting customers who have bought an implicated batch to return it to their store.
For more details follow the link.
Tillamook Country Smoker, LLC, a Bay City, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 102 pounds of ready-to-eat beef jerky products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The beef jerky products may contain monosodium glutamate (MSG) that is not declared on the finished product labels.
Nueske's Meat Products, Inc., a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,946 pounds of pork products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may contain brown rice flour and glycerin, ingredients that are not declared on the product label.
News items on Cyclospora are gaining pace in the US in recent days .. Food Safety News reports:
"The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received confirmation of approximately 90 cases of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic Cyclospora parasite. Cases have been reported in counties across Illinois with people becoming ill starting in mid-May.
The initial investigation indicates a link to consumption of McDonald’s salads produced for McDonald’s restaurants. Approximately one-fourth of Illinois cases reported eating salads from McDonald’s in the days before they became ill. The Iowa Department of Health has noted a similar increase in cases." It is now suggested in some media items that there are 100 cases.
The FDA has already issued product recall alerts in the last month for Cyclospora ... Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ("Del Monte Fresh") announced on June 15th 2018 a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 1…
Mullaghmore Bakery is recalling various scone products because they contain egg which is not mentioned on the labels. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. Follow the link.