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Why are Some Stores Still Selling Contaminated Food a Week After It’s been Recalled?

February 1, 2011 1 comment

Why are some stores still selling a contaminated foodweek after it’s been recalled?  Perhaps they have not signed up for FDA email notifications re: product recalls.  This fast and free service will help your food processing company, restaurant, or retail store stay up-to-date about foods they use, serve, or sell and lower the risk of, e.g., selling salsa containing cilantro that may be contaminated with salmonella.

Allergy Alert Email Notices: Stay Informed Re: Contaminated Foods!

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network provides a form where you can sign up to receive email notifications about manufacturers recalling foods that may contain undisclosed allergens.  Notices pertain to the top eight food allergens.

Most Ironic Food Recall of 2011 Expands

January 28, 2011 1 comment

The company that makes Toxic Waste candy that was recalled for excessive lead content has now expanded the recall to include some of its “Nuclear Sludge” candies sold since 2009.  How much of this has already been eaten?  One significant problem with food recalls is the lag time between the time of sale and the time of the recall, as people have likely consumed some of the recalled product.

Food Recall: Is Your Restaurant Prepared?

Here is a link to my December 2010 article in the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals E-Zine regarding the importance of restaurants using food recall risk management practices.

Most Ironic Food Recall of 2011

January 26, 2011 1 comment

The makers of “Toxic Waste” candy are recalling their “Nuclear Sludge” bars, because they contain excessive lead.

Perhaps this candy is a bit too “hazardously sour”?  It’s not currently listed for sale on the company’s website.