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Two papers on food safety culture published very soon

I have had two papers accepted for a special edition of Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes on food safety culture in the hospitality sector - will let you know when they are published.
Manning, L. (2018) The value of food safety culture to the hospitality industry, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes,  10(2) Manning L. (2018) Triangulation: effective verification of food safety and quality management systems and associated organisational culture, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(2) Looking forward to seeing them in press.

IKEA issues multi-country recall of marshmallow candy - due to possible mice infestation

UK Food Standards Agency: IKEA is recalling its GODIS PÅSKKYCKLING Marshmallow candy due to possible mice infestation which makes this product unsafe to eat. All batches sold in 2018. Country of Origin: Sweden. Also see FSAI recall notice and Product Safety Australia.

Lorena Lourido, Country IKEA Food Manager said: "We are aware of the discovery of mice at the production site and as a result products may have been contaminated.

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc., an Ackley, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 20,630 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

La Pasta Inc/Heinen’s. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Product Heinen’s Potato Gnocchi

Lotte Int’l America Corp Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut In "Kancho Choco Biscuit"

A &A Finest, a Corona, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 572 pounds of frozen pork and shrimp dumpling products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Snyder’s Lance Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Amount of 6.5 oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, …

Taipec Ltd recalls packs of 'Yuki & Love' mango flavoured and litchi flavoured jelly due to potential choking hazard

Taipec Ltd recalls packs of 'Yuki & Love' mango flavoured and litchi flavoured jelly because the products contain konjac powder which is not permitted as an ingredient in jelly confectionery products as it presents a choking hazard. A recall for konjac ... an emerging risk.

Source: FSA

Excessive levels of gluten in gluten free Trafo tortilla chips

FZ Organic Food BV in the Netherlands are recalling some batches of Trafo tortilla chips due to the presence of gluten. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with intolerance to gluten or coeliac disease. The products have been sold in the UK by Suma Wholefoods and Unicorn Grocery. For more details click on the link.

Source: FSA

Booker recalls Happy Shopper Tomato Ketchup because it may contain pieces of plastic

Booker is recalling Happy Shopper Tomato Ketchup because some packs of the product may contain pieces of plastic. The presence of plastic makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. The affected product is sold in some Londis and Budgens stores. Click on the link to find out batch details.

Source: FSA

CO YO recalls dairy free coconut milk yogurt products because of undeclared milk

CO YO is recalling its dairy free coconut milk yogurt products because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. This is a real personal safety issue for those switching to coconut milk due to severe allergy.

Source: FSA

Young’s recalls Chip Shop Fish Cakes because they may contain pieces of plastic and metal

Young’s is recalling its Chip Shop Fish Cakes 6 pack due to the possible presence of pieces of plastic and metal in some packs. The presence of plastic and metal makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. The affected product is sold in some Farmfoods and Heron Foods stores.
Follow the link for more details.
Source: FSA

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 101,310 pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Saker ShopRites, Inc., a Linden, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not listed in the ingredient statement on the label.

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Kanan Enterprises Conducts Voluntary Recall of Southern Grove Unsalted Almond Due to Undeclared Wheat and Soy

JFC International Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Crustacean Shellfish (Shrimp, Crab) in Daisho Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base

Guymon Extracts Inc., a Guymon, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,202 pounds of fully cooked pork products due to a processing deviation that may have allowed potential spore-forming pathogen growth including Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium perfringens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Olymel S.E.C./ L.P., an Alberta, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 4,618 pounds of raw intact pork products because the products were imported from Canada and not presented for import re-inspection upon entry into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of select Meijer br…

Sweetin Pty Ltd trading as Cocofrio — Cocofrio Dairy & Gluten Free Frozen Dessert Strawberry Choc-Chip

Product Safety Australia has issued a recall:

Product description Organic coconut milk ice cream, strawberry choc-chip flavoured. 500mL paper tub with lid and shrink-wrap tamper evident sleeve on the lid.

Best before date 04/09/2019 (on sale from 11/09/2017) Best before date 23/10/2019 (on sale from 30/10/2017)

What are the defects? The presence of undeclared allergens (pecans, hazelnuts, cashews and pistachios).

What are the hazards? Any consumers who have a pecan, hazelnut, cashew or pistachio allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

Avondale Foods Ltd recalls Country Kitchen Coleslaw & Potato Salad Twin-Pack because of undeclared milk

Avondale Foods Ltd is recalling its Country Kitchen Coleslaw & Potato Salad Twin-Pack because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Whip City Jerky, LLC, a Westfield, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,391 pounds of beef jerky products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Panera Bread is conducting a nationwide preemptive, voluntary recall of all 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese products sold in its U.S. bakery-cafes. This recall was initiated after samples of one variety of 2 oz. cream cheese from a single production day showed a positive result for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

CFIA recalls this week

Sushi Daily recalls its Sushigari (ginger) because it may contain small pieces of glass

Sushi Daily is recalling a batch of its Sushigari (ginger) sold in jars at their kiosks in some Waitrose and Sainsbury’s stores because the product may contain small pieces of glass. The presence of glass makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. For more information, follow the link.

Source: FSA

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