Recalls

FDA SCORE Recall Oversight Team Streamlines Process

FDA SCORE Recall Oversight Team Streamlines Process

October 27, 2016

In April, FDA moved to speed its response when there are foods on the market that present a real or potential danger to consumers’ health, creating a team of key senior leaders to get involved with the most challenging recall situations. Read More

Blue Bell Cites Ingredient Supplier in Ice Cream Recalls

Blue Bell Cites Ingredient Supplier in Ice Cream Recalls

October 12, 2016

Aspen Hills, Blue Bunny, Blue Bell, Publix, and Chocolate Shoppe are all voluntarily recalling ice cream products that were made with a cookie dough ingredient supplied by Aspen Hills, Inc., due to the potential for them to contain Listeria monocytogenes. Read More

Recalls Increase Due to Tighter Testing and Regulation Not Greater Contamination

Recalls Increase Due to Tighter Testing and Regulation Not Greater Contamination

August 30, 2016

Although FDA contamination recall levels increased a historical 167% from the first to the second quarters of 2016, the rise is being attributed, not to increased food safety issues but to "powerful new testing methods and tighter regulation," according to the Q2 2016 "Recall Industry Spotlight" report released today by Stericycle ExpertSolutions. Read More

Shrimp and Meat Lasagna Recalled Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Shrimp and Meat Lasagna Recalled Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

August 2, 2016

Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, an Austin, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 5,677 pounds of frozen shrimp scampi and meat lasagna products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may be mislabeled and contain chicken, as well... Read More

FDA Found To Lack Recall Efficacy

FDA Found To Lack Recall Efficacy

June 20, 2016

In an ongoing audit of FDA's food recall program, the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) found that FDA did not have an efficient and effective food recall initiation process that helps ensure the safety of the nation's food supply. Read More

Edu-Game to Help Meat Industry Fight Outbreaks

Edu-Game to Help Meat Industry Fight Outbreaks

February 18, 2016

Computer scientists and statisticians at Colorado State University are creating software that can predict, simulate and analyze a major disease outbreak –in the form of an intuitive, multiplayer game. Read More