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Sikorski Sausages Co., Ltd. Recalls Meat and Poultry Sausage Products Produced without Benefit of Import Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 15:00
Sikorski Sausages Co., Ltd., a London, Ontario, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 74 pounds of various imported meat and poultry sausage products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United Sates.

Blount Fine Foods Recalls Soup with Chicken Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:00
Blount Fine Foods, a McKinney, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 6,690 pounds of soup with chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically plastic.

Aurora Packing Company, Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:00
Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

BEF Foods, Inc. Recalls Beef Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:00
BEF Foods, Inc., a Lima, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 527 pounds of beef pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and outside of inspection hours.

Watch - Monkeypox in Nigeria

CDC Travel Notices - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:00
There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should protect themselves from monkeypox by washing hands often with soap and water, and avoiding contact with animals or people that may be sick.
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Vienna Beef LTD. Recalls Beef Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:01
Vienna Beef Ltd., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,030 pounds of beef frank links products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.

Caito Foods LLC. Recalls Salads with Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:01
Caito Foods LLC., an Indianapolis, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

MIBO Fresh Foods LLC Recalls Salad with Meat Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 15:01
MIBO Fresh Foods LLC, a Fort Worth, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 1,460 pounds of salad with meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Crab House Trading Corp. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:01
Crab House Trading Corp., a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,040 pounds of frozen Siluriformes products, specifically yellow walking fish, that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

Taylor Farms Texas Inc. Recalls Salad with Chicken Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:01
Taylor Farms Texas Inc., a Dallas, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 1,079 pounds of Caesar salad with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Santa Fe Importers, Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 11:01
Santa Fe Importers, Inc., a Long Beach, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,589 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken meatball products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Chicken Pad Thai and Chicken Fried Rice Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 05/04/2019 - 16:20
Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,094,186 pounds of frozen entrees due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 05/04/2019 - 00:20
Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,829,517 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal.

Going Out to Eat with Food Allergies

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:32
Dining out can be difficult for people with food allergies because they must rely on restaurant staff to properly prepare their allergen-free meals. Find out how restaurants can be ready for customers with food allergies. The Jackson family is going out to eat at a new restaurant in town to celebrate their daughter Samantha’s birthday. Samantha is turning eight and is allergic to shrimp. Samantha’s mother, Jane, looks over the menu to decide on an appetizer to order for Samantha and the family to share, and she wonders about the ingredients in the eggrolls. The server approaches the table to

Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 14:11
Learn how to evaluate people for latent TB infection with the Mantoux tuberculin skin test. This podcast includes sections on administering and reading the Mantoux tuberculin skin test, the standard method for detecting latent TB infection since the 1930s.
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