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Tyson recalls more than 8 million pounds of precooked chicken in US

Tyson recalls more than 8 million pounds of precooked chicken in US

Tyson Foods has announced a massive recall involving more than 8 million pounds of precooked chicken products over the risk of Listeria contamination. The recalled products were produced from December 2020 to April 2021 and may still be in many consumers' freezers. A few illnesses were reported in conjunction with the recall, including one death.

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Impossible Burger gets key USDA label that’ll bring it to school cafeterias

Impossible Burger gets key USDA label that’ll bring it to school cafeterias

Impossible Foods has announced that it now has a Child Nutrition Label from the USDA for its Impossible Burger product. According to the company, the Child Nutrition Label is a key aspect of bringing its plant-based meat alternative to the K-12 market, namely school cafeterias. Multiple school districts are on board to launch a pilot program with Impossible Foods.

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USDA details beef and ham recalls over E. coli and salmonella risks

USDA details beef and ham recalls over E. coli and salmonella risks

The USDA has announced two different food recalls, one involving imported beef products and the other involving ready-to-eat ham. A sample of the ham product tested positive for salmonella enteritidis, according to the agency, while the boneless beef products may have been contaminated with E. coli. Though the items were packaged several months ago, the USDA says it is concerned that some of the meat may still remain in freezers.

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USDA warns to check your freezers for turkey products over illness risk

USDA warns to check your freezers for turkey products over illness risk

Though a recall hasn't been made due to the age of the meat, the USDA is warning the public to check their freezers for certain raw ground turkey products over the potential risk of salmonella. More than 211,000lbs of ground turkey products were impacted by this potential issue, though the good news is that the products are no longer available to purchase.

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Ohio company recalls 4,200lbs of pork sausage over blue rubber issue

Ohio company recalls 4,200lbs of pork sausage over blue rubber issue

An Ohio company called Bob Evans Farms has recalled 4,200lbs of pork sausage products over potential contamination with blue rubber, according to the USDA. The recall applies specifically to raw ground pork sausage sold in 'chubs,' which refers to the large 1-pound rolls that are wrapped in plastic and crimped on each end.

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Check your freezer: Hot Pockets recalled over bits of glass and plastic

Check your freezer: Hot Pockets recalled over bits of glass and plastic

If you recently purchased some pepperoni Hot Pockets, now is the time to double-check whether they're safe to eat. According to a new recall from the US Department of Agriculture, Nestle has recalled more than 762,000 pounds of this product over potential contamination with bits of hard plastic and glass.

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Nestle recalls 92k pounds of chicken meal over unexpected plastic

Nestle recalls 92k pounds of chicken meal over unexpected plastic

Nestle is recalling more than 92,000lbs of chicken meal products sold under the Lean Cuisine brand because they may contain small pieces of hard plastic. The recall was recently highlighted by the USDA, with the recall noting that the US Department of Agriculture Food and Safety Inspection Service worries some of these products may still be in consumers' freezers.

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Popular frozen Mexican foods recalled over plastic contamination risk

Popular frozen Mexican foods recalled over plastic contamination risk

The US Department of Agriculture has warned that multiple varieties of popular frozen Mexican foods from a Texas producer have been recalled over potential contamination with small pieces of plastic. These frozen food products are commonly found in grocery stores and convenience stores throughout the United States -- and, quite obviously, eating one that has a small piece of plastic may result in choking.

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US food recalls expand to include 60,000lbs of chicken nuggets

US food recalls expand to include 60,000lbs of chicken nuggets

This year has included several big food recalls in the US, something that doesn't appear to be slowing down. In addition to the ongoing massive beef recalls, the USDA and FDA have both reported new and expanded food recalls over the past few days. Consumers in various parts of the US are warned to avoid certain pasta, salad, and chicken products over the risk of parasites and other contamination.

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