Items Tagged with 'listeria'


60,000+ pounds of meat and poultry products recalled due to Listeria fears

Buddy’s Kitchen is recalling approximately 62,488 pounds of meat and poultry products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
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Chicken breast strips recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

The problem was discovered during the company’s routine in-plant inspection.
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California firm recalls Chicken Caesar Salad Kits for possible Listeria contamination

The salad kits were shipped nationwide to one bulk warehouse chain for retail sale in its in-store cafés.
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Study demonstrates effectiveness of Micreos' LISTEX in combating Listeria monocytogenes contamination

The study showed that LISTEX causes an important initial reduction of L. monocytogenes numbers and can serve as an additional hurdle to enhance the safety of RTE meats.
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Chicken curry salad recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Schnucks Kitchen is recalling approximately 130 pounds of Curry White Meat Chicken Salad product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
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Roka Bioscience Atlas Listeria monocytogenes LmG2 detection assay expands food safety testing offering with complete solution for Listeria

Assay runs on the Atlas System, an innovative, fully automated instrument for food pathogen detection.
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Regulations & Legislation

FSIS revised Lm directive

On Jan. 10, 2014, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) released its updated Directive 10,240.4, Rev. 3, entitled: “Verification Activities for the Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) Regulation and the Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Sampling Program.”
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Hams recalled for possible Listeria contamination

Gusto Packing, a Montgomery, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 67,113 pounds of sliced, spiral ham products.
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Fight for Food Safety

Listeria isn’t leaving (unfortunately)

I spent some time in my last two columns dissecting recent trends involving recalls for E. coli O157:H7 and allergens.
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Recall Roundup: Chicken Noodle Soup, Prosciutto involved in recalls

Approximately 2,600 pounds of whole boneless ham prosciutto recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
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RMC Sponsors Food Safety Sanitation Forum on West Coast

Ayres Hotel
Chino Hills, CA
United States
Rochester Midland Corporation (RMC) is sponsoring an all day Food Safety Sanitation Forum on March 1 at Ayres Hotel, Chino Hills, CA. The forum will focus on food sanitation hot topics such as fungal and biofilm issues, allergen control, hygienic design issues, sustainability, GFSI Pros and Cons, and CIP/COP systems. Speakers include Margaret Kolk of National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), Gabe Miller and Mike Brandt from Sanimatic Corp., as well as Charles Giambrone, Technology and Regulatory Manager and Newton Green, Sustainability Engineer, both from RMC. Read More



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Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner


December 2014

The December issue of NP features a cover story on the GNP Company, an article on animal welfare, the 2015 economic outlook, and so much more!


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Independent Processor


December 2014

The December issue of IP features cover story: A full Haus, Mike Sloan’s award-winning bratwursts draw visitors to the Hermann Wurst Haus by the thousands.

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