Nutrizone Recalls Various Lots of Multiple Dietary Supplements Because of Possible < em > Salmonella < /em > Health Risk
NutriZone, LLC of Houston, Texas is recalling 4 different dietary supplements because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella, is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

MarcasUSA, LLC Emite Retiro Voluntariamente a Nivel Nacional de Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Protector de la Piel con 25% de óxido de Zinc, en Tubos de 60 Gramos, Debido a Contaminación Microbiana
PARA PUBLICACI ÓN INMEDIATA - 29 de marzo de 2018 - El Segundo, CA, MarcasUSA, LLC e Industria Farmacéutica Andromaco, S.A. de C.V. están retirando voluntariamente tres lotes de Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Protector de la Piel con 25% de óxido de zinc, en tubos de 60 gramos, al nivel minorista. El análisis de l a FDA de este producto confirmó que Pasta De Lassar Andromaco está contaminado con altos niveles de bacterias y hongos. El lote específico asociado a los hallazgos positivos se puso en cuarentena y se destruyó, ninguna pieza fue vendida en los EE. UU. Sin ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 31, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

MarcasUSA, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant 25% Zinc Oxide 60g Due to Potential Contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 29, 2018 – El Segundo, CA, MarcasUSA, LLC and Industria Farmacéutica Andromaco, S.A. de C.V. is voluntarily recalling four lots of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant, 25% zinc oxide to the retail level. FDA analysis of this product confirmed that Pasta De Lassar Andromaco is con taminated with high levels of yeast, mold, and bacteria. The specific lot associated to the positive findings was never sold in the US. However, due to the amount and type of contamination the remaining four lots in the US market are being recalled out of an abundance of caution. Use of the c...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 30, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Health Nut Factory Recalls Organic Coconut Smiles Because Of Possible Health Risk
Healthy Nut Factory of Bayside, NY is recalling 7 oz. Pouches of Organic Coconut Smiles because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneury...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 30, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Target Corporation Issues a Voluntary Recall For a Variety of Frozen Products Sold at a Single Store on Oahu
Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is voluntarily recalling a number of frozen items sold at a single Target store on Oahu located at 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, Hawaii. The products were not held at an appropriate temperature and may be contaminated by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to serious or life-threatening illness if consumed. The recall includes items listed here (Item Listlink)) that were sold on March 23, 2018 through March 27, 2018. No illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

First Source Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Wegmans 9 Oz Yogurt Raisins
First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling 9 OZ packages of Wegmans Yogurt Raisins, because the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 28, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

eBars Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergens
eBars LLC of Franklin, Tenn. is issuing a voluntary recall on its line of products that may contain undeclared peanut and/or almond allergens. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

University pay talks begin
UK-wide pay talks for higher education got under way yesterday, involving employers and all five unions: UNISON, Unite, GMB and academic unions UCU and EIS. Although no offer has been tabled, UNISON described the discussions as “constructive” and all parties have said they intend to make progress across all elements of the claim at the next meeting. “UNISON has made it abundantly clear that our members want a pay increase that addresses the squeeze on salaries and rising living costs as well as institutional inequalities such as closing the gender pay gap and ending precarious employment in the sector,&rd...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News education services higher education pay pay up now universities Source Type: news

Nestl é says it has harnessed science to reduce the sugar in chocolate
Company claims that Milkybar Wowsomes contain 30% less sugar than regular MilkybarsNestl é is claiming a world first by “restructuring” the sugar it uses in its confectionery to produce a white chocolate bar with 30% less sugar than its usual Milkybar brand.Nestl é is the world’s leading producer of packaged foods, but the new “structured sugar” is being produced in its factory in Dalston in Cumbria, a result of UK government pressure on food companies to cut the sugar to help curb childhood obesity. Chocolate and confectionery companies are thought t o have an uphill task, becau...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Food science Sugar & drink Health Nestl é drink industry Source Type: news

Darwin ’s Natural Pet Products Issues Voluntary Recalls for Darwin’s Brand Dog Foods Due To Contamination Salmonella And Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli O128
Darwin ’s Natural Pet Products of Tukwila, Wash., a manufacturer of fresh raw meals for dogs, today announced it is voluntarily recalling a total of four lots of products after testing showed that some of the Chicken and Duck with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs may contain Salmonella, and the Turkey w ith Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs sample may contain Salmonella and E. coli O128. These pathogens can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued in Select Northern California Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Egg in Some Cookies
Nine Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California are voluntarily recalling some decorated (iced) cookies from the self-service cookie displays because the products contained egg allergen that was not listed on the product sign. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits
(Natural News) Extracts from hibiscus calyces could be used as a natural food coloring, which can provide health benefits at the same time, according to a study published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness. The study, written by Aly R. Abdel-Moemin from Helwan University in Egypt, evaluated the effect of hibiscus calyces extract on the chemical and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Ridge Beef Voluntarily Recalls BRB Complete Raw Pet Food Lot#GA0131 Because of Possible Contamination
Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is voluntarily recalling lot#GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The cause of the recall: This recall was initiated after samples collected and tested by the FDA showed positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. There has been no consumer or pet illnesses in association with this product. Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling this product lot as a commitment to consumer and pet health and safety. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Mrs. Gerry ’s Kitchen Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Seafood in Salad
The salads may contain undeclared traces of imitation crab meat. People who have allergies to fish or shell fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled salad was shipped to retail and food service distributers in IL, IA, KS, MI, MN, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, and WI. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kwik Trip, Inc. Issues Allergen Alert for Undeclared Fish or Shellfish on Premium Egg Salad Sandwich on Oat Multigrain Bread
Kwik Trip, Inc. located in La Crosse, WI is issuing a voluntary recall of Kitchen ’s Cravings Premium Egg Salad Sandwich on Oat Multigrain Bread because it may contain undeclared traces of imitation crab meat. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Tamarack Inc. Recalls Eclipse Kratom Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination
Tamarack Inc. of Roy, Utah is voluntarily recalling Eclipse Kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Poppies International, Inc. Recalls Delizza Belgian Custard Cream Mini Eclairs 30 Count, Due to Potential Health Risks
Poppies International, Inc. of Battleboro, NC is issuing a voluntary recall of selected products that were made during March 5-9, 2018 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms such as fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 23, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

King Arthur Flour Company, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Organic Coconut Flour (16 Oz.) Because of Possible Health Risk
King Arthur Flour Company is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity (6,300 cases) of Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.), after testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in 1 pouch of Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 23, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Limited Production of Two Varieties of Milo ’s Kitchen® Dog Treats Voluntarily Recalled Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone
The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited, voluntary recall of specific lots of two varieties of Milo ’s Kitchen® dog treats, distributed nationally, because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 23, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Limited Production of Two Varieties of Milo ’ s Kitchen ® Dog Treats Voluntarily Recalled Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone
The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited, voluntary recall of specific lots of two varieties of Milo ’ s Kitchen ® dog treats, distributed nationally, because the products potentially contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 23, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

PDX Aromatics Issues Second Expanded Recall of Kratom Products Because of Possible Health Risk
PDX Aromatics, DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, is again expanding the scope of their 3/9/2018 and 3/15/2018 voluntary recalls to include certain red vein and green vein kratom powder and capsule products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The second expanded recall is being initiated in response to additional positive findings of Salmonella associated with PDX Aromatics ’ products following the FDA’s investigation. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 23, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

BD Updates Instructions for Use for Certain BD Vacutainer ® Blood Collection Tubes
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it is updating the instructions for use of certain BD Vacutainer ® tubes as part of its quality process to ensure that customers understand the appropriate uses of these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

BD Updates Instructions for Use for Certain BD Vacutainer ® Blood Collection Tubes
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it is updating the instructions for use of certain BD Vacutainer ® tubes as part of its quality process to ensure that customers understand the appropriate uses of these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Weis Markets Issues an Allergy Alert For Weis Quality Store-Made Cole Slaw Sold in 8 Stores Due to Undeclared Egg Allergen
Weis Markets today issued a recall for its store-made Weis Quality Cole Slaw (one pound container) for failing to list egg as an allergen on its label. This item was made in the seafood department. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

At long last NHS workers have a real pay offer – now it’s time for members to decide their future
Today we can say with absolute certainty, that the government’s self-defeating pay cap has been scrapped in the NHS. That is to be welcomed. The NHS pay offer unveiled today has certainly been a long time coming. Seven years of pay freezes and wage increases well below the cost of living have been pushing many of those working in our most vital institution – the National Health Service – close to the brink. As a result, the NHS struggled to hold onto experienced staff or recruit many of those needed to fill vacancies. The jewel in the crown of our public services was tarnished, deliberately, by making NHS...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Maurice's Southern Gold Honey Sauce
Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Maurice ’s Southern Gold Honey Sauce manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat And Soy in Maurices Southern Gold BBQ Sauce Honey
Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Maurice ’s Southern Gold BBQ Sauce Honey manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the se products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Gourmet Carolina Gold Honey Sauce
Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Gourmet Carolina Gold Honey Sauce manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken and One Lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe Because of Possible Health Risk
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

NJC pay update: branch views required by 5 April
UNISON’s NJC committee met on Friday 16 March to consider the response from the member consultation over the Local Government Association’s (LGA) pay offer for 2018-20 – and agree next steps. UNISON members very narrowly voted to reject the Local Government Association’s (LGA) pay offer, with 50.44% voting to reject and 48.66% voting to accept it. The small discrepancy was the result of 0.89% spoilt ballot papers. However, 62.4% of branches – and 8 out of 11 regions – voted to accept the offer. Consequently the NJC committee agreed to: Reluctantly amend its recommendation to acceptance ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rachael Henry Tags: Article fair pay now local government local government pay – the National Joint Council (NJC) NJC pay Source Type: news

There for You needs you!
UNISON’s charity, There for You, is holding an election for six trustees. We are now looking for UNISON members with a variety of experience, knowledge and skills – either personal and/or professional – to join the board of trustees and fill the six elected trustee positions. Balance is important in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability. Being a trustee is a challenging but highly rewarding role, responsible for directing the charity in line with our mission and ensuring that the organisation is managed effectively. Trustees act in a voluntary capacity and, while there is no r...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News East Midlands eastern region Greater London Northern Ireland northern region Scotland there for you UNISON Cymru/Wales UNISON north west unison south east unison south west West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside Source Type: news

Vietti Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Eggs in Southgate Hot Dog Chili Sauce
Vietti Foods is recalling approximately 200 cases of 15 oz cans of Southgate Hot Dog Chili Sauce, UPC 0 71846 95242 6, LOT # P642 M1217 70026. This recall has been initiated due to mislabeling because some of the cans may contain Dumplings with Chicken instead of Hot Dog Chili Sauce. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Twelve Haggen Stores Voluntarily Recall Select Deli Products in Cooperation with Taylor Farms ’ Onion Recall Due to Possible < em > Salmonella < /em > Contamination
In cooperation with the Taylor Farms recall of diced yellow onions that may be contaminated with Salmonella, 12 Haggen stores are voluntarily recalling deli products that contain raw Taylor Farms brand diced yellow onions. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Coconut Smiles Organic Due to < em > Salmonella < /em >
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 10-ounce Coconut Smiles Organic due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more sev...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Oregon Food Bank Voluntarily Recalls Nutritional Yeast
Oregon Food Bank is voluntarily recalling 1,219 pounds of nutritional yeast, which was donated to the food bank. No illness has been reported but it was donated at the same time as two other recalled products -- chia and pumpkin seeds. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Oregon Food Bank Voluntarily Recalls Pumpkin Seeds Because Of Possible Contamination By Listeria Species
As a result of the ongoing recall of donated chia seeds that began on March 12, 2018, Oregon Food Bank has initiated a voluntary recall of 63,825 pounds of pumpkin seeds received on the same donation. These donated pumpkin seeds have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria species. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

International Harvest, Inc. Recalls Organic Go Smile! Raw Coconut Because of Possible Health Risk
International Harvest, Inc of Mount Vernon, NY is recalling 14,620 lbs. of bulk and 24,270 bags of Organic Go Smile! Raw Coconut, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

PDX Aromatics Expands Recall of Kratom Products Because of Possible Health Risk
PDX Aromatics, DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, is expanding the scope of their 3/9/2018 voluntary recall of certain kratom white vein powder and capsule products and red vein powder products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The expanded recall is being initiated in response to additional positive findings of Salmonella associated with Aromatics'products following the FDA initial investigation. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

River Valley Sprouts Recalls Alfalfa Sprouts and Garlic Alfalfa Sprouts Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
River Valley Sprouts is voluntarily recalling its 5 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 4 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 5 ounce Garlic/Alfalfa and 5 ounce Variety sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illness such as arterial infections, endoca...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Chris ’s Cookies Recalls Chocolate Chip Cookies Due to Undeclared Peanuts
Teterboro, NJ (March 15, 2018) - Chris ’s Cookies has recalled one lot of its Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Cookie 12 Oz (340g) Bags (Barcode#: 0068 0752) after a report that Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies were discovered in a Chocolate Chip Cookie Bag, and therefore the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Chris ’ s Cookies Recalls Chocolate Chip Cookies Due to Undeclared Peanuts
Teterboro, NJ (March 15, 2018) - Chris ’ s Cookies has recalled one lot of its Trader Joe ’ s Chocolate Chip Cookie 12 Oz (340g) Bags (Barcode#: 0068 0752) after a report that Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies were discovered in a Chocolate Chip Cookie Bag, and therefore the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Bayer Issues Voluntary Recall of Alka-Seltzer Plus ® Products
Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus ® packages that: • Were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores, Fred Meyer, Fry’s Food Stores, Ralphs, King Soopers and Smith’s Food and Drug) after February 9, 2018. • Can be identified by checking the Bayer logo located on the lower left corner of the front of the carton. If the logo has an orange or green background, the product is included in the recall (please see attached photos). The affected packages are being recalled because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the ac...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Bayer Issues Voluntary Recall of Alka-Seltzer Plus ® Products
Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus ® packages that: • Were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores, Fred Meyer, Fry ’ s Food Stores, Ralphs, King Soopers and Smith ’ s Food and Drug) after February 9, 2018. • Can be identified by checking the Bayer logo located on the lower left corner of the front of the carton. If the logo has an orange or green background, the product is included in the recall (please see attached photos). The affected packages are being recalled because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the ac...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blog: United Utilities workers are on strike to defend their right to a fair pension
Today, UNISON members at United Utilities are on strike to defend their right to a fair pension. It’s not a decision they’ve taken lightly, but the staff of the UK’s largest listed water company face being hammered by pension proposals that could leave some as much as £10,000 a year worse off. These attacks are completely unwarranted. In the past five full financial years, United Utilities has earned £1.6 billion in profits, whilst over a billion was paid out in shareholder dividends over the same period. In 2016/17 their two most senior staff – CEO Steve Mogford and CFO Russ Holden &nda...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Pension strike United Utilities Source Type: news

Oregon Food Bank Issues Alert on Foreign Material in Chia Seeds
Oregon Food Bank of Portland, Oregon has initiated a Class II recall of 22,201 pounds of chia seeds, which were donated to the food bank. The product may be contaminated with rodent droppings. While no known illnesses have been associated with this product, use or consumption may present a health hazard to consumers. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 13, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Schwartz Brothers Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Gourmet Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls
Schwartz Brothers Bakery of Seattle, WA is recalling 106 units of Gourmet Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls because it may contain undeclared Egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Wegmans Food Markets Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Egg in Wegmans Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Cup 1.5 oz. Sold in the Sushi Department
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling Wegmans Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Cup 1.5 oz. (UPC7-66630-98023) with a best-by of 7/4/18 or 7/5/18 because the product may contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Consumer Alert: < em > Listeria < /em > Contamination In Maiden ’ s Creamery Wild Meadow Raw Goat Milk Cheese
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball today warned consumers not to consume The Maiden ’ s Creamery “ Wild Meadow ” Raw Goat Milk Cheese made by Mark Harvey, 1277 Copes Corner Road, South New Berlin, NY 13843 due to possible Listeria contamination. To date, no illnesses have been reported to the Department in connection with this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Midwest Northern Nut Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert On Various Undeclared Allergens In Their Nut And Seed Snack Products
Midwest Northern Nut of Minneapolis, MN, is voluntarily recalling various products roasted in their facility and sold in consumer packaging that may contain undeclared peanuts and various tree nuts (listed below). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

PDX Aromatics Recalls Kratom Powder Because Of Possible Health Risk
PDX Aromatics of Portland, Oregon DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, has initiated a recall of certain kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news