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Departments: Survival Guide for Handling Food Recalls
A step-by-step approach to handle a recall successfully.
Features: Massive Canadian Beef Recall Puts Pressure on CFIA and Raises Questions on Timing of Plant Closing
The massive recall of E. coli-contaminated beef from Canadian processor XL Foods in Alberta now encompasses more than 1,700 beef products and is considered the largest in the country’s history.
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.
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.
The FDA’s food recall process leaves significant room for improvement, according to a critical report released in late July by the GAO.
Canadians refer to it simply as “the Maple Leaf outbreak.”
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.
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.
Rapid identification of local clusters listed among top challenges in investigations
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.