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Butterball recalls a bunch of turkey, but it shouldn’t impact Thanksgiving

Butterball recalls a bunch of turkey, but it shouldn’t impact Thanksgiving

Butterball, the poultry company best known for its frozen turkeys, has announced a new turkey product recall over potential contamination with plastic. The announcement comes only a few weeks ahead of Thanksgiving, but shouldn't impact turkey availability for the holiday -- the issue impacts ground turkey products, not whole birds.

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USDA reveals massive canned beef recall over lead contamination

USDA reveals massive canned beef recall over lead contamination

The USDA has published a recall covering more than half a million cans of beef and gravy products over the presence of lead. The recall comes from Crider Foods of Georgia, which says the lead contamination has been traced back to a mix of spices provided by a third-party company. The recalled cans were made starting in October 2020.

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USDA says some pork products recalled over Listeria risk

USDA says some pork products recalled over Listeria risk

The USDA has published a Class I recall involving some pork products due to their potential contamination with Listeria. The frozen pork products covered by this recall were produced over a two-day period last month, though some recipients may still have the products in their freezers. As with other recalls involving Listeria, consumers are warned not to eat the pork.

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USDA warns chicken and beef empanadas sold with fake inspection mark

USDA warns chicken and beef empanadas sold with fake inspection mark

The USDA has issued a Class I recall involving thousands of pounds of chicken and beef empanadas that it says were sold in the US without inspection. A tip led to the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) investigating the matter, at which point it found the food products were sold featuring a 'false USDA mark of inspection.'

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USDA says 862,000lbs of sausage, salami and other meats recalled

USDA says 862,000lbs of sausage, salami and other meats recalled

The US Department of Agriculture has announced a massive meat recall that covers around 862,000 pounds of Italian meats, including sausage, salami, coppa, prosciutto, and soppressata. The recalled units have Best-By dates that span all the way from August of this year to February of next year; they were shipped to stores across the US.

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Big chicken recall hits Aldi, other stores: USDA details outbreak

Big chicken recall hits Aldi, other stores: USDA details outbreak

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a new food recall from Serenade Foods over potential contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis. The recall impacts Aldi, among other stores selling certain frozen chicken-based food products. Though the foods were produced back in February, some consumers may still have them in their freezers.

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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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