November 6, 2013
Reser’s Fine Foods, a Topeka, Kan. establishment, is expanding its recall of chicken, ham and beef products to include all products produced between Oct. 10 and Oct. 25, 2013. Read More
Regulations & Legislation
July 9, 2013
On May 22, 2013, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a joint public meetingRead More
March 13, 2013
Hot Springs Packing Co. Inc. is recalling approximately 6,120 pounds of chicken polish sausage and chicken breakfast link products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.Read More
Meat Science Review
February 8, 2013
A somewhat unusual aspect to "cured" natural and organic processed meats is that nitrate and nitrite cannot be added as ingredients, because "preservatives" are not permitted in natural and organic foods. This has resulted in alternative meat-curing processes that utilize natural sources of nitrate, typically celery juice concentrate or powder.
January 11, 2013
On Dec. 19, 2012, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued Notice 73-12 implementing changes in the agency’s two robust Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) sampling programs.Read More
December 3, 2012
FSIS is alerting the public of a recall being conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Aliya's Foods Limited for approximately 4,865 pounds of frozen butter chicken and rice products imported from Canada that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.Read More
October 4, 2012
This summer, the focus of FSIS’ attention has clearly been on the control of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli and Salmonella in certain raw meat or poultry products.Read More
August 15, 2011
Aliments Prince, S.E.C., an establishment from Ontario, Canada, is recalling approximately 380,000 pounds of diced bacon products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.Read More
July 27, 2011
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, a Mount Pleasant, Texas, establishment, is expanding its recall of ready-to-eat chicken products by an additional 7,072 pounds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
July 27, 2011
Flying Food Group LLC is expanding its recall of ready-to-eat chicken, turkey, beef and pork products.