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  • by STOP Foodborne Illness
    – CONTRIBUTED – This week there were three hearings in Washington D.C. addressing the infant formula shortage and the reasons behind it. FDA officials were pressed about the failure of leadership and disorganization of the recall by Abbott Nutrition. The FDA refused to take food safety seriously and now the most vulnerable are at risk. Abbott… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Whether it was the extra time at home because of the pandemic, DIY trends or rising grocery prices, there has been an increase in home food preservation. The benefits of home food preservation include storing food when you have more produce than you can eat right away and building a reserve of dehydrated and canned… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) late Friday issued a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated peanut butter that has been recalled by J.M. Smucker Company due to potential Salmonella contamination. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that this… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    A G Specialty Foods Inc of Happy Valley, Oregon is recalling certain perishable products including “The Goods” Snack Pack, We Be PB & Jammin’ Snack Box, Peanut Butter Strawberry Jam Old Fashioned White Bread, and Peanut Butter Strawberry Jam White Bread containing the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz cups,… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Euphoria Chocolate Company of Eugene, OR, is recalling  Peanut Butter Classic Truffles, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways, and Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways because of potential Salmonella contamination from Jif peanut butter. Euphoria Chocolate Company initiated this recall because it contains the Jif 96 Ounce Crunchy Peanut Butter Twin Pack that is recalled by J.M…. Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Bix Produce Company of Little Canada, MN, is recalling its 5-ounce packages of “Egg and Cheese Curds Power Box” and “Egg and Cheese Curds snack box” because of potential Salmonella contamination in Jif peanut butter in the product. The recalled products have a 7-days shelf life and were distributed regionally in retail settings. Bix Produce… Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop is recalling certain Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop brand peanut butter-containing chocolates because of possible Salmonella contamination. According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency this recall was triggered by a recall in another country. J.M. Smucker Co. recalled Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg…. Continue Reading
  • by News Desk
    Peanut butter linked to a Salmonella outbreak in the United States has also been recalled in the United Kingdom and other countries. In the United Kingdom, JDM Distributors recalled Jif Creamy Peanut Butter and Jif Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter 453-grams. The creamy version has batch code 1343006 and best before Dec. 9, 2023 while the extra… Continue Reading
  • by Bill Marler
    – OPINION – Will J.M. Smucker Company and/or the FDA release immediately all inspection reports on this Jif plant from 2010 (see below) to the present? Will J.M. Smucker Company and/or the FDA answer if other WGS Salmonella Senftenberg samples found on the public database NCBI from 2010 to the present (notably 2014) are or are not linked… Continue Reading
  • by Dan Flynn
    – OPINION – The U.S. Senate confirmed  Dr. Robert Califf as Commissioner of Food and Drugs by a 50-46 vote only a  few weeks ago. And the FDA Commissioner had to spend this week bouncing back and forth between the House and Senate, testifying for hours about the infant formula crisis he inherited. The crisis… Continue Reading