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Iowa Company Recalls Cookie Dough Sold to Blue Bell, Other Firms

An Iowa company is recalling the cookie dough it sold to Blue Bell Creameries and other food companies because it may be contaminated with listeria bacteria. Dough-maker Aspen Hills notified customers about the recall on Oct. 9, but it wasn’t …

European Food Safety Agency to Release Data on Weedkiller Roundup

Europe’s food safety watchdog will release data from some of the scientific studies it reviewed in its assessment of glyphosate, an ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used herbicide Roundup and subject of a fierce row over possible cancer risk. The European …

132K Pounds of Tyson Chicken Nuggets Sold at Costco Recalled

Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that “hard, white plastic” was found in some nuggets. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said that the 5-pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken …

Listeria Fear Prompts Kellogg’s Eggo Waffle Recall

Battle Creek, Michigan-based Kellogg Co. is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles in 25 states because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria. Listeria can cause serious and even deadly infections. It primarily affects …

A Decade After Salmonella Outbreak ConAgra Case Nears End

Nearly a decade after hundreds of Americans got sick after eating Peter Pan peanut butter tainted with salmonella, ConAgra Foods appears close to settling a federal criminal case stemming from the outbreak. After years of investigation and legal negotiations, federal …

After 4 More Illnesses, General Mills Expands Flour Recall

General Mills is expanding a flour recall issued over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak after four new illnesses were reported. The recall announced July 25 covers several varieties of Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour produced on …

Oklahoma Company Recalls Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs over Listeria Fear

More than 372,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs made by an Oklahoma company are being recalled over concerns of listeria contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Alstus, Oklahoma-based Bar-S Foods is recalling five chicken and pork products …

Louisiana Company Recalls 21,500 Pounds of Catfish Products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a north Louisiana business is recalling more than 21,500 pounds of catfish products for hotels, restaurants and other institutions in six states. The recall by Haring Catfish Inc. of Wisner involves products that USDA …

Arkansas Company Recalls 5,850 Pounds of Chicken Products

Arkansas-based Simmons Prepared Foods says it’s recalling 5,850 pounds of frozen chicken products that may have been breaded with flour contaminated with E. coli bacteria. Simmons says the frozen, uncooked chicken tenderloins were produced on Jan. 25 and sold in …

Pilgrim’s Pride Recalls Chicken Products Due to Foreign-Matter Contamination

Pilgrim’s Pride, based in Waco, Texas, on April 26 ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal. The recent recall of almost …