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Warning - Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe

CDC Travel Notices - 15 hours 38 min ago
Parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been severely affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai. US residents should avoid nonessential travel to Beira City and the surrounding area in Mozambique. Travelers to other affected parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe should take steps to prevent illness and injury.
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Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Strip Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:30
Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal.

Hill's Pet Nutrition Expands Voluntary Recall of Select Canned Dog Food for Elevated Vitamin D

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:29
Hill's Pet Nutrition today announced it is expanding its recall of select canned dog food products due to elevated levels of vitamin D.

Better Made Snack Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk In 10 Ounce $3.99 Original Potato Chips

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:59
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a package of 10-ounce Original Potato Chips dated 10 AUG 2019 did not contain Original Potato Chips but instead contained Cheddar and Sour Cream Potato Chips which contain milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes which may have affected 660 bags of 10-ounce Original Potato Chips.

Century Snacks LLC Recalls Snak Club Honey Bliss Nut Mix Due to Undeclared Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:23
Century Snacks, LLC of Commerce, CA is recalling all packages of 3-oz. and 5.75-oz. SNAK CLUB HONEY BLISS NUT MIX due to undeclared MILK. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to MILK run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Kingston Pharma, LLC RECALLS " DG(TM)/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus" Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:36
Kingston Pharma, LLC of Massena, NY is recalling Lot KL180157 of its 2-fluid ounce (59 mL) bottles of DG(TM)/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus" because it has the potential to be contaminated with Bacillus cereus/ Bacillus circulans. Bacillus cereus in food products has the potential to produce two forms of gastrointestinal illness, one being a syndrome primarily of vomiting, and the other of diarrhea. Most often, illnesses are mild and self-limiting, although more serious and even lethal cases have occurred. Individuals at risk for more severe forms of illness include infants, young children, and others with weakened immune systems. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem with the use of DG(TM)/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus.

La Rosita Fresh Market Inc. Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:30
La Rosita Fresh Market Inc., a Mt. Prospect, Ill. retail store, is recalling approximately 54 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:30
Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., a San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 4,940 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) corned beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal.

Surtidoras Bakery Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Marble Muffin, Banana Muffin, and Blueberry Muffin

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:56
Surtidoras Bakery Inc. of Auburn, Washington is recalling Marble Muffin, Banana Muffin, and Blueberry Muffin because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Productos La Aguadillana, Inc. Recalls Breaded Chicken Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:00
Productos La Aguadillana, Inc., an Aguadilla, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 35,870 pounds of breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal.

Butterball LLC Recalls Turkey Products Due to Possible Salmonella Schwarzengrund Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 22:00
Butterball, LLC, a Mount Olive, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund.

Monogram Meat Snacks, LLC Recalls Pork Sausage Products Due to Possible Product Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 21:00
Monogram Meat Snacks, LLC, a Martinsville, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 191,928 pounds of ready-to-eat pork sausage products that may be adulterated due to possible product contamination.

Hometown Food Company Recalls Two Production LOT Codes of Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose 5lb Flour Due to Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:05
Please be advised the Hometown Food Company initiated a limited, voluntary retail-level recall on two specific lot codes of its Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose 5 lb Flour (UPC 51500-22241) because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Only Best If Used By Dates APR 19 2020 and APR 20 2020 are impacted.

North Country Smokehouse Recalls Pork Sausage Products Due to Misbranding

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 19:00
North Country Smokehouse, a Claremont, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,601 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding.

Carnivore Meat Company, LLC Recalls Beef and Pork Sausage Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:00
Carnivore Meat Company, LLC, a Franklin, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 379 pounds of raw ground beef and pork sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Choice Canning Company, Inc. Recalls Chicken Fried Rice Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 20:00
Choice Canning Company, Inc., a Pittston, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 35,459 pounds of chicken fried rice products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Watch - Measles in the Philippines

CDC Travel Notices - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:00
There is an outbreak of measles in the Philippines. Travelers to the Philippines should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.
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Conagra Brands, Inc. Recalls Chicken and Rice Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 09:00
Conagra Brands, Inc., a Milton, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,871 pounds of chicken and rice products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Fullei Fresh Recalls Organic Bean Sprouts Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 13:37
Fullei Fresh of Miami, Florida is voluntarily recalling Organic Bean Sprouts because it has 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.

Sunstone Organics Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Select Kratom Products Due to Potential Contamination by Salmonella

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:35
Springfield, OR, Sunstone Organics is voluntarily recalling two lots of Sunstone Organics Kratom. These two lots include Sunstone Organics White Vein Kratom Lot 119 and Sunstone Organics Maeng Da Kratom Lot 124A in both capsules and powder form and in all sizes. The products have been found to potentially be contaminated with salmonella.

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