Half a Billion Eggs Recalled. 5 Tips to Play It Safe

Half a Billion Eggs Recalled. 5 Tips to Play It Safe

With 3 recalls in just 2 weeks, this summer salmonella fest has got to be one of the biggest food safety scares of 2010.   And since nobody is saying this is over yet, there could be more cases reported … Continue reading

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Stinky Chemical in Kellogg’s Cereal Identified

Stinky Chemical in Kellogg’s Cereal Identified

A few weeks ago Kellogg’s recalled 4 of its best selling cereals due to a strange and unidentified smell coming from the packaging. Almost 30 million boxes were pulled off the shelves due to a strange odor that caused some … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Recalls 10,000,000 Pounds of Sugar

Kellogg’s Recalls 10,000,000 Pounds of Sugar

Kellogg’s announced on Friday it is recalling millions of boxes of cereal boxes due to “an uncharacteristic off-flavor and smell coming from the liner in the package.” The recalled products are certain boxes of Froot Loops, Corn Pops, Apple Jacks, … Continue reading

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Marie Callender’s Frozen Meals. Recall or not, a Sodium Bomb

Marie Callender’s Frozen Meals. Recall or not, a Sodium Bomb

Last week, ConAgra, a huge food conglomerate, recalled 800,000 units of Marie Callender’s Cheesy Chicken and Rice Frozen Entrées. The fear – a salmonella infection that has spread to 14 states. Recalls happen every once in a while, and we’ve … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Spaghetti-Oh Oh’s [Inside the Label]

Campbell’s Spaghetti-Oh Oh’s [Inside the Label]

Campbell’s is recalling a large number of it’s signature Spaghettio’s canned spaghetti and meatballs products. Turns out somebody in the factory forgot to turn the oven on and the meatballs have been undercooked. If people just heat the product instead … Continue reading

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Another Food Recall Hurricane On the Way?

Another Food Recall Hurricane On the Way?

Last year it was peanut butter. Before that – tomatoes. It seems like every year there’s one major food recall that really shakes the system. Last week the FDA notified the public about another recall hurricane, this time for various … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter is Back! But Why the Added Sugar? [Skippy Natural Peanut Butter]

Peanut Butter is Back! But Why the Added Sugar? [Skippy Natural Peanut Butter]

It was a rough start of the year for the peanut butter industry. A major recall, one of the largest in US history, sent sales of all products, even innocent ones, down. But now sales are on the rebound, according … Continue reading

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Poison Cookies – Nestle Recalls Tollhouse Cookie Dough

Poison Cookies – Nestle Recalls Tollhouse Cookie Dough

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Three months after scores of young women across the country began to fall ill with a particularly nasty strain of e-coli, Federal health officials manged to piece together the puzzle and discover that the … Continue reading

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Wishlist for the New FDA Boss

Wishlist for the New FDA Boss

Image via Wikipedia The FDA has served as a punching bag for this blog and other critics for a long time. In retrospect, deservedly so. Weakness in the face of the food industry, revolving doors of top personnel and corporate … Continue reading

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Infuriating – Factory Shipped Tainted Pistachios Knowingly

Infuriating – Factory Shipped Tainted Pistachios Knowingly

Image by AFP/Getty Images via Daylife The pistachio salmonella recall of March could have been avoided had Setton, the California based processor, taken proper corrective action. Recap: On the heels of the peanut butter recalls of January, March became pistachio … Continue reading

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