Articles by Topic - Recalls

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Features: Canadian Beef Recall Spreading

A massive, voluntary recall of beef products distributed by XL Foods of Alberta, Canada, due to possible contamination with E. coli 0157:H7, appears to have spread to the U.S.

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Features: Protein Drinks Recalled for Botulism Risk

A variety of protein drinks have been recalled by Whitehall, Penn.-based Protica Inc. because of a botulism risk in an unusual case involving a commercial product.

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Features: GAO Report Attacks FDA Reliability on Food Recalls

The FDA’s food recall process leaves significant room for improvement, according to a critical report released in late July by the GAO.

Features: Canadian Food Safety Mandate Leads to More Recalls

Canadians refer to it simply as “the Maple Leaf outbreak.”

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Features: Cantaloupe Listeria Outbreak Deadliest in U.S. in a Decade

At least 15 people had died and more than 84 have been sickened as the result of a Listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes from Colorado-based Jensen Farms.

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Features: Unusual Lawsuit May Pose Hazards

In the wake of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban on cantaloupe imports from Guatemala after a Salmonella outbreak earlier this year, Florida-based Del Monte Fresh Produce has filed suit against the FDA in federal court to get the alert lifted.

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Features: Study Highlights Lessons of Salmonella Saintpaul Outbreak

Rapid identification of local clusters listed among top challenges in investigations

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News: Chemicals in Cereal?

In late June, Kellogg’s recalled some 28 million boxes of certain cereals, including Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks, after about 20 complaints of bad tastes or smells. A month later, the company reported that the smell had come from elevated levels of hydrocarbons in the cereals’ packaging, including one called methylnaphthalene, which has yet to be evaluated for human carcinogenicity.




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