Monday, March 11, 2013
Bumble Bee has increased its voluntary recall to include more tuna fish cans.
A day after voluntarily recalling cans of tuna fish, Bumble Bee Foods expanded the recall to include more cans, according to the FDA. The reason for the recall is loose seals or seams that could result in product contamination “by spoilage organisms or pathogens and lead to illness if consumed.” The problem was linked to a manufacturing line issue, which has been corrected, said the FDA. The recalled tuna fish was distributed for retail sale between Jan. 17 and March 6, 2013. Bumble Bee Foods SVP of Technical Services and Corporate Quality Assurance Steve Mavity, said: "Due to can integrity concerns, our top priority at this time is to remove these recalled products from distribution as soon as possible. We are working closely with our …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The cans "do not meet the company's standards for seal tightness," which could lead to illness, according to the FDA.
Bumble Bee Foods has issued a voluntary recall of cans of 5-ounce Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna because “the products do not meet the company’s standards for seal tightness,” according to the FDA. The products were distributed for retail sale between Jan. 17-Feb. 28, 2013. “Loose seals or seams could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens and lead to illness if consumed. There have been no reports to date of any illness associated with these products,” said the FDA. Bumble Bee Foods SVP of Technical Services and Corporate Quality Assurance Steve Mavity said: “Due to can integrity concerns, our top priority at this time is to remove these recalled products from distribution as soon as possible. We …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A number of name brands are included in the recall.
The FDA announced a major recall of pet products that affects a number of brands. Kasel Associated Industries of Denver is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at its Denver facility from April 20, 2012 to Sept. 19, 2012 because of possible Salmonella contamination. The brands included in the recall are Boots & Barkley, BIXBI, Nature’s Deli, Colorado Naturals, Petco, and Best Bully Stick items, according to the FDA. The FDA reported that Kasel has not received any reports of illnesses because of the possible contamination. According to the FDA: Salmonella can sicken animals that eat these products and humans are at risk for salmonella poisoning from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Consumers with milk allergens or sensitivity run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they use the dressing.
Monday, November 26, 2012
If you don't have allergies or sensitivies to milk, then the most recent recall of a dressing won't affect you. But if you do, be aware that Newman’s Own Inc. announced the voluntary recall of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing because it contains undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing with the affected time code. No other Newman’s Own products or flavors are impacted. The products are sold in retail stores in the Eastern to Midwestern US. The affected packages are 16 fl. oz. bottles of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing that have a sell-by date of 16 OCT 13 M with a …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The car company announced two recalls on Wednesday.
Toyota is recalling about 670,000 Toyota Prius vehicles in the U.S. because of problems with vehicles' steering. In addition, 350,000 of these same vehicles are being recalled because of problems with the electric water pump for the hybrid system, Toyota announced on Wednesday. According to Toyota: Due to insufficient hardness treatment of some of the extension shafts, the splines that connect the extension shaft to the steering gear box may deform if the steering wheel is frequently and forcefully turned to the full left or full right position while driving at slow speeds. This deformation may create increased internal clearance and the splines may eventually, over time, wear out. Toyota dealers will inspect the extension shaft to …