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The latest food safety news and announcements covering poultry, egg products, pork and animal feed recalls. Food is recalled when the discovery of an organism in a product may make an animal or human sick, a potential allergen is discovered, or if a product is mislabeled and allergens do not appear on the label. Register for free to access premium content.

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Santa Fe Importers recalls ready-to-eat chicken products

Santa Fe Importers, Inc., a Long Beach, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,589 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken meatball products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced May 7. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the products label.  
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Cargill recalls Southern States feed due to mycotoxins

Elevated aflatoxin levels in select feeds pose dangers to livestock, poultry and horses
Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s action levels.
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CDC issues final update on Salmonella Reading outbreak

The public health agency is transitioning to routine surveillance because more than a month has passed without any additional illnesses.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its final update on the outbreak of Salmonella Reading in the turkey industry. It cautions that people can still get sick, however.
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Salmonella Reading outbreak challenges turkey industry

The outbreak of this serotype of the pathogenic bacteria is spawning product recalls and forcing the industry to reassess its practices.
The outbreak of this serotype of the pathogenic bacteria Salmonella is spawning product recalls and forcing the industry to reassess its practices. So far, the outbreak is not contained but the industry group the National Turkey Federation feels progress is being made.
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Tyson Foods recall shouldn’t hamper finances, CFO says

Company recently recalled almost 12 million pounds of chicken strips
Tyson Foods’ recent recall of nearly 12 million pounds of chicken strip products should not have any meaningful impact on the company’s financial picture during the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, Tyson’s chief financial officer (CFO) said.
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Tyson recalls nearly 12 million pounds of chicken strips

Variety of products produced at facility in Rogers, Arkansas, may be contaminated with fragments of metal
Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 11,829,517 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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Ingham’s recalls turkey roast products

Australian company recalls turkey products that were mislabeled and contain an undeclared allergen
Australian poultry company Ingham’s is conducting a recall of 1-kilogram turkey roast products.
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K2D Foods recalls raw ground beef poducts due to possible E. coli

K2D Foods, doing business as (DBA) Colorado Premium Foods, a Carrolton, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 113,424 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced April 23.
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JBS Plainwell recalls ground beef products due to possible foreign matter

JBS Plainwell, Inc., a Plainwell, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 43,292 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically, pieces of hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on April 8.
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Ingham’s recalls chicken schnitzel products

Products in packaging labeled as gluten-free actually contain gluten, Australian company says
Ingham’s is recalling products sold in Gluten-Free Chicken Schnitzel 440-gram packaging due to a labeling error.
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