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July 6, 2019

Dog Treats Potentially Linked to Salmonella Recalled

Over 400 Pet Supplies Plus stores across the country in 33 states have been affected by a pig ear dog treat recall. This salmonella outbreak is being investigated as a source affecting both animals who have ingested as well as humans who have handled the contaminated products. None of the 45 cases of salmonella have been confirmed as a result of contact the affected product, however the pig ear treat has tested positive for salmonella by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

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June 23, 2019

Baby Formula Recalled May Contain Potential Metal Foreign Matter

Formula sold exclusively at Walmart is under voluntary recall by the manufacturers of the powder with iron. Over 23,000 containers on the retailers shelves have been identified as potentially containing metal foreign matter. While no reports of any incidences have occurred, the recall has been initiated out of an “abundance of caution”. 

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June 16, 2019

Latest E. coli Outbreak Linked to Flour

Pillsbury is the third company to recall a flour product since late May after at least 17 reported cases and three hospitalizations have been the result of consumption of flour from different manufacturers using potentially contaminated wheat. 

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June 9, 2019

Three Frozen Berry Varieties Recalled Due to Possible Hepatitis A Contamination

Grocery chain Kroger is recalling frozen berries tested by FDA and found to be contaminated with hepatitis A manufactured by Townsend Farms. An ongoing investigation will continue to determine the scope of other possible contaminated products. No consumer illnesses have been reported, however the shelf life of frozen berries can be up to two years. 

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June 8, 2019

Voluntary Recall of Chicken Fritters Distributed to Various Institutions and Schools

Over 190,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters have been recalled by Tyson Foods due to reports of hard plastic in foods. Products have only been distributed commercially, not through retail stores. This recall marks the fourth this year for Tyson Foods.

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June 1, 2019

Possible Bone Fragments Found in Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products

Perdue Foods recalls five different products of ready-to-eat chicken totaling 31,703 pounds that may be contaminated with extraneous materials including pieces of bone. Items included in the recall have been shipped nationwide to retailers.

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May 31, 2019

Over 95,000 Pounds Of Sausage Recalled Due To Possible Foreign Matter

Popular ready-to-eat Johnsonville sausages have been recalled due to possible extraneous material. While no confirmed reports has been reported due to consumption, the concern is that these affected products could be in refrigerators and freezers. 

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May 30, 2019

Third Round of Major Dog Food Recall in 2019

Hill’s Pet Nutrition canned dog food has been expanded to a third recall affecting more than 30 canned productions. Contaminated lots may contain dangerous levels of vitamin D leading to serious illness and potentially death. After a detailed review of the products the company has said the issue has been isolated.

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May 23, 2019

Over 40 Beef Products Recalled for E. Coli Concerns on the Brink of a Holiday Weekend

62,000 pounds of beef is being recalled including steaks, ribeyes, ribs, and brisket cuts for E. Coli concerns this Memorial Day weekend…

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May 19, 2019

Popular Hot Dogs Recalled Due to Contamination

2,030 pounds of a well-known Chicago based hot dog has been recalled due to foreign matter including metal…

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