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End of year food poisoning outbreaks The recall of cilantro and curly parsley are just two instances in the latest end of the year food warning scares concerning food borne illnesses. Most serious outbreaks There is known to be approximately 90 people in 15 separate states who have fallen ill with salmonella type illnesses after consuming Spicy Sprouts and Alfalfa Sprouts...

Lettuce recalls are used as cautious reactions, to site inspections that have returned negative test results for certain contaminants.   There may or not be any need to worry about the specific lettuce product that you have purchased.  Some lettuce recalls are conducted for preventive measures only.  There can be some need to worry about other lettuce recalls.  Research...

If you are anything like me, you have gone through many food phases in your life, depending on your work and family situation. When I was working those 70 hour weeks, the last thing I wanted to do when I got home was cook!  I would literally stand on the threshold between my kitchen and my bedroom and debate: Eat? Sleep?  Eat? Sleep?  Usually sleep won.  My parents...

Campbell’s SpaghettiOs have long been a comfort food for children and adults alike for years, but after an inspection at Campbell’s Paris, Texas production facility, a recall of almost 15 million pounds of the canned noodles and meatballs product has been issued. This recall affects cans of the food going back to 2008 and Campbell’s urges consumers to...

Recently Phillips Mushroom Farms Inc, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania., has recalled certain packages of Enoki mushrooms. The company made the decision to recall because the mushrooms might be contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes baterium. Listeriosis What is Listeriosis? Listeriosis is food poisoning and it is caused by eating foods contaminated with the bacterium...

Food recalls are not only a nightmare for consumers but for producers as well. Depending on the ingredient, a contamination issue could affect a few or many products. When peanut products were recalled in February of 2009, many consumers were not aware of many products affected by this recall. Fear of contamination led to the avoidance of safe products such as major-brand...

G and J cocoa gifts were recalled in 2008, because of their melamine content.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not registered this type of fertilizer for human consumption within the U.S.  This form of fertilizer has been found in pet foods and in animal feeds.  Fish food has been found with this form of unregistered compound.  Be sure to pass on this important...

Pistachio recall spreads across the country. The fear of salmonella poisoning has prompted more food producers to being a voluntary recall of all their pistachio food products. Salmonella scare Recently the bacteria salmonella has been traced to a million pound batch of Pistachio nuts. The news has lead to a growing number of food producers to voluntarily recall pistachio...

Several hundred different brands of in shell pistachio nuts, shelled pistachio nuts, trail mix, mixed nuts and some ice creams have recently been added to the list of recalled pistachio food products. FDA warning The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to warn the public not to eat pistachio nuts or any food product containing pistachio nuts. The warning includes...