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The USDA has been criticized recently for its poor response widespread reports of tainted beef from Canada.  The beef, contaminated with E. Coli, was recalled across all of Canada, but not in the United States, despite evidence that the tainted beef entered the U.S. food supply chain. The criticism came from Food & Water Watch, a food-safety advocacy… Read more »

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The recent recall of Trader Joe’s peanut butter has been expanded.  The peanut butter is contaminated with Salmonella and there have been dozens of reported illnesses already.  As of the date of this post, 29 people have become ill from salmonella in Trader Joe’s Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter in 18 different states. Peanut Butter contamination is particularly insidious… Read more »

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Kroger recently announced that it has recalled bags of fresh spinach from its stores in 15 states because the spinach is possibly contaminated with Listeria.  The recalled spinach comes in 10-oz. bags with an expiration date of September 16, 2012.  The recalled spinach can also be identified by its UPC product code: 0001111091649.  The recall includes… Read more »

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Ready Pac Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of its products that contain, or may contain,  Daniella brand mangos, due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup.  No illnesses have been reported from Ready-Pac products and the company states that it is recalling its products that contain potentially contaminated mangoes “out of an abundance of… Read more »

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The U.S. FDA has announced a recall of as many as 1 million mangoes that may carry salmonella bacteria.  These potentially contaminated mangoes are contained in a variety of products.  The Merman Law Firm is monitoring reports as they occur to provide the most up-to-the-minute information regarding this national recall.  Millions of consumers are potentially at… Read more »