Ashland Sausage Co. Recalls Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Ashland Sausage Co., a Carol Stream, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,092 pounds of pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019 Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST … Read more…

Advance Pierre Foods Recalls Ready-to-Eat Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Advance Pierre Foods, a Cincinnati, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 15,739 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small, green soft plastic. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Influenza Outbreak in Laos Hill Tribes Halted with Quick Response and Regional Support

Recently, indigenous hill tribes living in a remote northern province of Laos experienced a devastating outbreak of seasonal influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 which caused 16 deaths in December and January. CDC support responded quickly to the outbreak in Phongsaly Province. Seasonal Flu … Read more…

Kettle Cuisine Midco, LLC, Recalls Ready-To-Eat Soup Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Kettle Cuisine Midco, LLC, a Lynn, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 200 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) lentil and beef soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Culinary International, LLC Recalls Chicken Burrito Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Culinary International, LLC, a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 626 pounds of egg burrito products labeled as chicken burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Amity Packing Company Inc. Recalls Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Amity Packing Company Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,020 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear, thin pliable plastic. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

CDC Study Describes New Lab Method to Test Flu A(H3N2) viruses, Has Potential to Improve Flu Vaccine Strain Selection

A recent study published in Scientific Reports describes CDC’s development and use of a new laboratory method called “HINT” to antigenically characterize 422 influenza A(H3N2) viruses (hereafter called “H3N2”) that circulated mostly in the United States from 2011-2018. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL … Read more…

Golden Pearl Trading Corporation Recalls Ready to Eat Imported Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Golden Pearl Trading Corporation (doing business as Dandy Food Products), a San Lorenzo, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,054 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) imported Siluriformes products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States. Food Safety SPECIAL … Read more…

Astrochef LLC. Recalls Pepperoni Stuffed Pizza Sandwich Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Astrochef LLC., a Rockwall, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 7,363 pounds of pepperoni stuffed pizza sandwich products because the product is mislabeled and contains undeclared soy, a known allergen. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Family Traditions Meat Company Recalls Ready-to-Eat Meat Stick Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Family Traditions Meat Company, an Ackley, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 270 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef stick products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Choice Products USA, LLC Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Premier Choice 3 lb. Tub Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ordered Through Online Ordering

Choice Products USA, LLC of Eau Claire, WI, is recalling 275 – 3lb tubs of Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, because it may contain undeclared milk from milk chocolate chips. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run … Read more…

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Green Chile Chicken Tamales Sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in Multiple States

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling select Green Chile Chicken Tamales from stores across 24 states because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction … Read more…

New Capstone, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Restructure Vanilla Protein Powder Due to Undeclared Milk

New Capstone, Inc. of Mooresville, NC is recalling their 22oz ReStructure Vanilla Protein Powder pouches, Lot 19211 Exp. 06/21 and their 27 gram individual serving pouch, Lot 19211 Exp. 06/21, because they may contain undeclared milk. Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

IcelandicPlus LLC Voluntarily Recalls Whole Capelin Fish Pet Treats Because Product Exceeds FDA Size Restrictions

Out of an abundance of caution IcelandicPlus LLC of Ft. Washington, PA, is recalling its Capelin Pet Treats because some of the fish have exceeded the FDA compliance guideline for fish larger than 5 inches. The FDA has determined that … Read more…

Tiffany Food Corp. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Huangfushanzen Dried Mushrooms

Tiffany Food Corp. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling Huangfushanzen Huang Mountain Tea Mushroom (黄府山珍茶花菇) Dried Mushrooms with UPC 6 943153 804047 and no other coding, because it may contain undeclared sulfites Food Safety SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Vita Food Products Issues Voluntary Recall of Mislabeled Vita Wild Herring Wine Sauce Containing Undeclared Milk

Vita Food Products, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is notifying the public that it is recalling up to 8,376 individual plastic jars of 32 ounce Vita Wild Herring in Wine Sauce that are potentially mislabeled because they may contain sour cream … Read more…

CDC Releases Additional STEM Educational Activities for Teachers to use with the “Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak” Graphic Novel

August 28, 2019-Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released additional STEM (i.e., science, technology, engineering and math) educational activities for middle and high school (grade 6-12) STEM teachers. This (version 2.0) web update adds two new classroom … Read more…

Stonewall Kitchen Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount of Mislabeled Ghost Pepper Salsa which contains Ghost Pepper Queso

Stonewall Kitchen of York, Maine is voluntarily recalling 4,812 jars of its Ghost Pepper Queso with an Enjoy By date of 23MAY2021, as a small number of those were mislabeled as Ghost Pepper Salsa. Ghost Pepper Queso includes two allergens, … Read more…

Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Milk and Soy in One Lot of Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars

Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. of Stratham, New Hampshire, is issuing a voluntary recall of one lot of its Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars due to the bars being wrapped in the wrong packaging. The bars are labeled as … Read more…

Raw Seafoods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Wegmans Brand Oven Safe Salmon Teriyaki and Oven Safe Ginger Salmon

This recall is due to an undeclared wheat allergen in Wegmans branded Ginger Salmon Oven Safe Meal and Salmon Teriyaki Oven Safe Meal, which was manufactured by Raw Seafoods, Inc. for Wegmans. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported … Read more…

Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

It has been brought to our attention by the FDA that products containing Red Clover sprouts purchased with the “Best By” dates between 12/1/19 through 3/12/20 may have been contaminated with E. coli0103. At this time no illnesses have been … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine

Update: Influenza Activity – United States and Worldwide, May 19-September 28, 2019, and Composition of the 2020 Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccine Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Chicago Indoor Garden Voluntarily Recalls Clover Sprouts and Products Containing Clover Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk

It has been brought to our attention by the FDA that products containing Red Clover sprouts purchased with the “Best By” dates between 12/1/19 through 3/12/20 may have been contaminated with E. coli0103. At this time no illnesses have been … Read more…

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Announces Voluntary Limited Recall of H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Salad Kit Due to Undeclared Allergens

This recall is due to possible undeclared allergens (peanut, wheat, soy and tree nuts) in H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Salad Kit, which was manufactured by Dole for H-E-B. The incorrect masterpack (kit with dressing and other toppings) was unintentionally used during … Read more…

Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers for Managing Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury – United States, November 2019

A total of 2,172 U.S. e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases have been reported to CDC. Vitamin E acetate and tetrahydrocannabinol appear to be associated with the outbreak; however, no single causative agent has been identified. Seasonal … Read more…

Study confirms that some flu vaccines cause a stronger immune response among older adults

A new CDC co-authored study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases offers more evidence that certain specially formulated flu vaccines may offer people 65 years and older better protection than standard-dose flu vaccines. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

CDC’s portable flu testing kit allows for faster, on-site detection of viruses that could cause the next pandemic

CDC researchers have developed a portable flu testing kit that cuts the time needed to sequence and analyze flu viruses of pandemic concern in half. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Interim Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates for the 2019-20 Flu Season Show Flu Vaccines Providing Substantial Protection, Especially in Children

Today, CDC published new interim flu vaccine effectiveness (VE) estimates for the 2019-2020 flu season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…