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Asia Foods Distributor Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in "Nova Salted Biscuit"

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 10:36
Asia foods Distributor Inc of 56-29 56 Drive, Maspeth, NY 11378 is recalling its 14.08 ounce packages of "Nova Salted Biscuit" food treats because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or lifethreatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

Alert - Polio in Indonesia

CDC Travel Notices - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in Indonesia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Indonesia be vaccinated fully against polio.
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Joy Gourmet Foods LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 13:43
Joy Gourmet Foods Inc. of Maspeth, NY is recalling its Joy Brand Chutneys and Pastes products because they contain undeclared sulfites.. People who have allergies to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled Joy Brand Chutneys and Pastes were distributed in NY, NJ,and CT in retail stores.The products comes in 8 oz,14 oz,16 oz, and 26 oz, 32 oz. clear glass jar packages and marked on the labels as follows:

Alert - Zika Virus in India

CDC Travel Notices - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 21:00
An outbreak of Zika has been reported in India. Pregnant women should NOT travel to areas with risk of Zika.
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Watch - Measles in Japan

CDC Travel Notices - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 21:00
There is an outbreak of measles in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.
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Watch - Leptospirosis in Fiji

CDC Travel Notices - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 21:00
There is an outbreak of leptospirosis in Fiji. Travelers should avoid contact with potentially contaminated fresh water (such as lakes and rivers in the affected area) while swimming, wading, kayaking, or rafting.
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World Hearing Day: March 3rd. "Check your hearing."

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 16:08
There is no cure for hearing loss! Damaged inner ear cells do not grow back. Protect your hearing by avoiding loud noise such as concerts and sporting events. Use earplugs or noise-cancelling earmuffs to protect your ears. If you already have hearing loss, take steps to keep it from getting worse. Get your hearing checked. CDC supports the World Health Organization's World Hearing Day, an annual event held on March 3 each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. During World Hearing Day 2019, WHO will

McAllen Cold Storage, Ltd. Recalls Siluriformes Fish Products Produced Without Benefit Of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 14:00
McAllen Cold Storage, Ltd., a McAllen, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 51,942 pounds of frozen Siluriformes fish products, specifically Basa fillets, that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States.

Washington Beef, LLC Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 12:00
Washington Beef, LLC, a Toppenish, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,260 pounds of ground beef chubs products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

UTZ Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Bachman 10 Ounce Twist

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:56
Utz Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling a specific expiration date code of Bachman 10 oz Twist Pretzel packages due to undeclared milk. This recall was initiated after reviewing production records which identified a small number of packages were mislabeled.

Sahlen Packing Company, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Deli Meat Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:10
Sahlen Packing Company, Inc., a Buffalo, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 13,224 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) deli ham products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically plastic.

Southern Specialties Voluntarily Recalls Bagged Green Beans and Butternut Squash Distributed in Southeast because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:54
Southern Specialties Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida is voluntarily recalling select bags of Marketside brand green beans and butternut squash because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Russ Davis Wholesale - Crazy-Fresh Recalls Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:00
Russ Davis Wholesale - Crazy-Fresh, an Eagan, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 702 pounds of chicken Caesar salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

B&G Foods Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Number of Jars of Victoria® Marinara Sauce Due to Possible Undeclared Cashew

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:27
B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling 1,280 cases of a single date code of 40 oz. Victoria Marinara Sauce, with a "best by" date of 03/06/2022, after learning that the product may contain cashew allergens that are not declared on the product's ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashew run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. There is no health risk associated with this product for individuals without an allergy to tree nuts.

Bellisio Foods Recalls Boneless Pork Rib Frozen Entrée Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 09:30
Bellisio Foods, a Jackson, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 173,376 pounds of frozen pork entrée products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass or hard plastic.

TV Food LLC. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 14:46
TV Food LLC., a San Leandro, Calif. non-federally inspected establishment, is recalling approximately 27,956 pounds of Siluriformes, specifically Yellow Hito (catfish), products because the products were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States.

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