recall

Blog entry | Jul 14 2015
One of the largest food recalls in recent history is currently underway.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Barber Foods has recalled approximately 1.7 million pounds of frozen, raw stuffed...
Blog entry | Apr 09 2015
Here’s the good news: food recalls are in place to protect public health.  The recall process involves coordination between manufacturers, public health professionals, and others.  Once in a while, we hear about a recall for a food product that we...
Blog entry | Mar 30 2015
Organic and conventionally produced foods. They may seem like “apples and oranges,” but they have a lot more similarities than you may think. That’s especially true when it comes to food safety. A string of recalls for organic products has cast much...
Blog entry | Mar 19 2015
Recently, there have been a number of stories about food recalls, from the Today Show to social media.  You may have heard about them at some point during your busy day, but, just in case, here’s what you may have missed. It’s important to be aware...
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Article | Dec 31 2014
Authored by Tony Flood with input and review from Dr. Aurora Saulo, University of Hawaii This holiday season, myfriend and colleague, Dr. Aurora Saulo and I feasted on turkey (cooked to a safe internal temperature of 165 degrees) and talked about...
Blog entry | Jul 25 2014
Is it really “Sweet to Eat?” Chances are you’ve heard in the news this week about a voluntary recall of fresh, whole peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots because of a possible health risk.  These fruits contain large pits.  The reason for the...
Article | Apr 06 2014
Here in the U.S., we enjoy one of the safest, most abundant and affordable food supplies in the world.  Our food safety system is designed to protect the health and wellbeing of everyone.  However, we do experience unfortunate incidences where food...