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Baldor Specialty Foods immediately released a statement in response to the tomato recall issued by FDA.
Desert Glory who markets the NatureSweet brand, and is North America's largest grower of greenhouse tomatoes, wants to let consumers know that more than 50% of all tomatoes bought in grocery stores in the US are not subject to the most recent Salmonella alert issued by FDA.
FDA filed a complaint for permanent injunction against seafood processor Captain's Select Seafood and two of its top officers for violating the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
FDA is expanding its warning to consumers nationwide that a salmonellosis outbreak has been linked to consumption of certain raw red plum, red Roma, and red round tomatoes, and products containing these raw, red tomatoes.
Recent outbreaks of Salmonella infection due to tomatoes have moved the politicians and the FDA to act and today president George Bush asked the Congress to provide more funds to improve food and medical product safety.
The recent FDA warning is not really a Tomato recall, but rather in June 2008 McDonald's, Wal-Mart stop some tomato sales due to Salmonella risk. Some people have coined it FDA 2008 tomato recall, but there is no official report that one company has recalled tomatoes, but rather food retailers taking tomatoes out of shelves due to associated health risks.
Kraft Foods is recalling 12,553 cases of Post LiveActive Mixed Berry Crunch Cereal with the 'Best When Used By' date of 17DEC2008.
FDA is alerting consumers in New Mexico and Texas that a salmonellosis outbreak appears to be linked to consumption of certain types of raw red tomatoes and products containing raw red tomatoes. The bacteria causing the illnesses are Salmonella serotype Saintpaul, an uncommon type of Salmonella.
CSPI calls food dyes the secret shame of Food Industry and Regulators, and urges FDA to ban artificial food dyes linking them to hyperactivity and behavior problems in children.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed 57 reported cases of poisoning caused by an uncommon starnd of Salmonella bacteria called SaintPaul in Texas and New Mexico since late April. Illnesses were blamed on eating raw tomatoes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has just issued a statement about the ongoing outbreak of Salmonella St. Paul.
Fresca Italia is recalling Burrata because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The attitudes of foodservice workers toward food safety practices have a direct effect on foodborne illness occurrences in restaurants.
As a precautionary measure, Supreme Cuts LLC has announced that it is voluntarily recalling 87 cases of Off the Cob Fresh Kernel Corn in 12 oz bags. The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Las Lomas water is found to have high levels of mercury leading to a serious warning for public.
JSM Meat Holdings Company, Inc., a Chicago, Ill., firm, has issued a voluntary recall of an undetermined amount of beef products intended for use in ground products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the witnesses for a Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety Subcommittee hearing on Plastic Additives in Consumer Products.
Fairbank Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of selected ground beef products.