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India’s Product Recalls Bring New Business for Insurers Such as AIG, Allianz

As Nestle SA slugs it out with India’s food regulator over the amount of lead in its popular Maggi instant noodles, the dispute is whipping up business for insurers. The local unit of American International Group Inc. is predicting a …

Report Sees Major Food Shortage as Climate Change Danger

Climate change reports and studies abound lately – as you will note from a previous column – but one recent report gives potentially the starkest prediction yet of what impacts climate change could have. The report from Lloyd’s of London, “Food …

California Sandwich Maker Recalls 213,000 Pounds of Meat

Fast-food restaurant Lee’s Sandwiches has recalled 213,000 pounds of meat because it bore unauthorized United States Department of Agriculture marks of inspection, despite having not been inspected properly. The Orange County Register reported that chicken, beef and pork products were …

Ohio Ice Cream Maker Traces Listeria to Pint-Filling Machine

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams says it has traced the source of listeria in its Ohio production facility to a pint-filling machine. CEO John Lowe says in a statement that the company will never be sure how the bacteria got into …

Blue Bell Likely Aware of Listeria Problems in 2013: FDA

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries likely knew as early as 2013 of a Listeria problem at its Oklahoma plant and did not do enough to make sure its factory was sanitized, according to documents from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. …

California Company Among Those to Recall Frozen Spinach

Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns. Organic food company Amy’s Kitchen, in Petaluma, Calif., has voluntarily recalled about 74,000 cases of frozen and prepackaged products containing …

Recall for Texas-Based Blue Bell Ice Cream Products Expanded

Federal authorities say Brenham, Texas-based Blue Bell is expanding the recall of some ice cream products because of possible exposure to the listeria bacteria. Blue Bell is recalling 3-ounce cups of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream that have tab …

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in California Amid Listeria Outbreak

The family of a California woman whose death was linked to prepackaged caramel apples sued the Safeway grocery chain for selling her the product. The lawsuit filed on Monday in Santa Cruz County Superior Court alleges that Shirlee Jean Frey, …

Aon Hotline Supports Clients Affected by Recall or Contamination Crisis

Aon Risk Solutions and the Aon WorldAware Operations Center have together launched the Aon Re-Call Crisis Center, a new feature to support business clients affected by a recall or contamination crisis. The hotline is designed to provide policy owners with …

USDA Extends California Salmonella Chicken Recall to Bases

Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by California-based Foster Farms to include products believed to have been send to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on …