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Perdue Foods LLC Recalls Simply Smart Organics Frozen Chicken Ready-to-Eat Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:30
Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 495 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

General Mills Recalls Five Pound Bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 17:56
General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a better if used by date of September 6, 2020.

Urban Remedy Voluntarily Recalls 76 Salads, Wraps That May Contain E.Coli Bacteria No Illnesses Reported, Company Taking Preventive Action

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:20
Urban Remedy, a California-based producer and retailer of ultra-fresh, organic meals, is voluntarily recalling 76 salads and wraps that contain spinach that may be contaminated with E. coli. Seventy-six salads and wraps are still unaccounted for. No juices or any other products are being recalled.

Watch - Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands

CDC Travel Notices - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Asia and the Pacific Islands can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.
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Watch - Dengue in Africa and the Middle East

CDC Travel Notices - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 00:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Africa and the Middle East. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Africa and the Middle East can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.
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Rong Shing Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs and Milk in FuPaiYuan Nougat Candies

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 14:21
RONG SHING of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 450g packages of FuPaiYuan Nougat candy because they may contain undeclared eggs and milk allergens

Rong Shing Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs and Milk in FuPaiYuan Matcha Candies

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 13:57
RONG SHING of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 450g packages of FuPaiYuan Matcha candy because they may contain undeclared eggs and milk allergens

Stark Group International Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Ritter Sport KAFFEESPLITTER - 3.5 Ounce /100 Gram

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:51
Stark Group International of Greenvale, NY is recalling all codes of its 100 gram packages of Ritter Sport -KAFFEESPLITTER because they may contain undeclared milk allergens.

Warning - Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

CDC Travel Notices - Thu, 09/12/2019 - 00:00
Parts of the Bahamas, including the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island, have been severely affected by Hurricane Dorian. US residents should avoid nonessential travel to affected parts of the Bahamas.
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Reducing Risk from Wildfire Smoke

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 16:02
Wildfires are increasing in size and frequency and are making headlines. Wildfires can start suddenly and spread rapidly. If you are not in immediate danger from the fire itself, you may still be in harm's way because these fires create huge plumes of smoke, which can travel in unpredictable directions and distances. If that smoke is coming your way, how can you protect yourself, your family, and your community? The 2019 Wildfire Smoke Guide for Public Health Officials is a user-friendly, comprehensive resource for public health officials. Compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Center for Disease Control and five

Recall of Yellowfin Tuna Steaks Issued

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:36
On September 6, 2019, Alfa International Seafood, Inc. of Medley, FL, voluntarily initiated a recall of refrigerated, wild-caught yellowfin tuna loins because of potentially elevated levels of histamine.

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Several Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:35
Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling seven of its Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees after discovering the liquid egg used to make the fried rice contains milk, which is not declared on the product label.

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef and Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 17:00
Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, an Ankeny, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Hometown Food Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix Due to Possible Presence of Gluten

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:37
Hometown Food Company today initiated a limited, voluntary, consumer-level recall of approximately 374 cases of two specific lot codes of its Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix, due to standard quality batch testing that indicated the presence of gluten derived from wheat, rye

House Of Spices (india) Issues Recall of "MDH Sambar Masala" Due To Salmonella Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 09/07/2019 - 12:20
House of Spices (India) is recalling different lots of "MDH SAMBAR MASALA", 3.5oz (100g) UPC code 6291103750327. This product is produced by R-PURE AGRO SPECIALITIES and distributed by HOUSE OF SPICES (INDIA). This product was tested by FDA through a certified laboratory to be positive for Salmonell

Udi's Classic Hamburger Buns Recalled due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 20:37
Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity (approx. 2,200 cases) of Udi's Classic Hamburger Buns due to the potential presence of small pieces of white plastic.

BCI Foods Inc. Recalls Meat and Poultry Soup Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 13:45
BCI Foods, Inc., a Quebec, Canada firm and importer of record, is recalling approximately 3,304 pounds of meat and poultry soup products that were not presented for import re-inspection.

Great One Trading Inc. Issues Expanding Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg In Fishball Products

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:03
Great One Trading Inc. is recalling the above because it may contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

To Stop and Prevent Food Outbreaks with Environmental Assessments

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 07:00
Jackie Jones*, a recent university graduate who majored in environmental health, just started a job as the new food safety specialist at Hillside County Health Department. Rick, her manager, seemed happy she was there. "We had a new policy come down from the state that said we had to conduct environmental assessments on all reported outbreaks, but I told my boss that we just don't have the people to commit to that. I told them if they wanted us to do them, we needed another staff member. And that's how we got you!" A few days after Jackie started her

American Beef Packers, Inc. Recalls Raw Beef Products Deemed Unfit for Human Consumption

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 16:05
American Beef Packers, Inc., a Chino, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 24,428 pounds of raw beef products that are deemed unfit for human consumption.

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