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Food Safety Recalls

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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Simmons recalls more than 2 million pounds of poultry

Recalled products could contain extraneous materials
Simmons Prepared Foods is recalling approximately 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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George's issues recall over Salmonella concerns

Great Value ready-to-eat pork and turkey products recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination
George’s Prepared Foods is recalling approximately 6,444 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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How layer vaccination can effectively control Salmonella

Vaccination programs using live vaccines and inactivated bacterins have become important components of the egg industry's Salmonella control programs.
Producers have invested heavily in the past to reduce the incidences of Salmonella Enteriditis (SE) in table eggs with refrigeration, improved cleaning and disinfection of facilities, enhanced biosecurity, better pest control, testing, and record-keeping. An additional option that has widely been included in SE control programs has been the use of live Salmonella vaccines and inactivated bacterins.
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Perdue recalls Simply Smart Organic chicken products

Some products labeled as gluten-free chicken tenders are chicken nuggets that contain wheat
Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 495 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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Listeria concerns prompt Tip Top Poultry recall

Products were shipped to hotels, restaurants and institutions
Tip Top Poultry is recalling approximately 135,810 pounds of fully cooked poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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Tyson Foods recalls Weaver brand chicken patties

Ready-to-eat chicken patty products recalled due to possible foreign matter contamination
Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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Premium Foods USA recalls Siluriformes fish products

Premium Foods USA, Inc., a Woodside, N.Y. establishment and importer of record, is recalling approximately 76,025 pounds of various Siluriformes fish products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on July 27.
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Koch Foods recalls Schwan’s chicken products

Products in question contain unknown allergens
Koch Foods is recalling approximately 743 pounds of fully cooked boneless chicken bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain soy, milk, and eggs, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.
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