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Bagged Salad Recall Expands To Include Vegetables Sold At Walmart, Target, Others

Bagged Salad Recall Expands To Include Vegetables Sold At Walmart, Target, Others

This morning, we shared a recall notice from grocery chain Trader Joe’s that its kohlrabi salad mix had been recalled after a supplier let the company know about potential listeria contamination. It turns out that recall was much bigger, involving other retailers including Albertsons, H-E-B, and Walmart, and vegetables that are less fun to say than “kohlrabi.”

Updated 10/25/17 with information about recalls from King Soopers, City Market, Pacific Coast Fruit, and New Seasons. 

Updated 10/23/17 with information about additional recalls for more brands: Albertsons, Alaska Carrot, H-E-B, Meijer, Ready. Chef. Go!, Safeway, Whole Foods, and Vons. [More]

Stonyfield Farm Recalls Soy Yogurts That May Be Dairy Yogurts

Stonyfield Farm Recalls Soy Yogurts That May Be Dairy Yogurts

If you’re buying yogurt made from soy milk, you’re probably trying to avoid dairy for health or ethical reasons, including potential allergies. That’s why it’s a problem that a batch of soy yogurt from Stonyfield Farms may actually be dairy yogurt, and the company has recalled the entire lot as a precaution. [More]

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Merkts Cheese Spread Recalled After Reports Of Plastic Pieces

Drop the cracker! Put down that little spreader knife! Before you keep snacking, make sure that your tub of spreadable cheese isn’t the port wine flavor of Merkts spread that has been recalled after customers found plastic pieces mixed in with the cheese. [More]

Cascadian Farms Granola, Whole Foods Raisin Bran Recalled For Undeclared Nuts

Cascadian Farms Granola, Whole Foods Raisin Bran Recalled For Undeclared Nuts

Peanut and tree nut allergies are sneaky and can be life-threatening, which is why foods that might have even traces of them are supposed to have declarations on their packages. Two different companies, Cascadian Farms and Whole Foods, have recalled cinnamon raisin granola and raisin bran respectively, because they may be contaminated with different nuts for very different reasons. [More]

Playtex Recalls Kids’ Dishes That May Peel, Creating Choking Hazard

Playtex Recalls Kids’ Dishes That May Peel, Creating Choking Hazard

Do the construction or the princess kids’ dish designs that accompany this post look familiar? Does your child have a similar plastic plate, bowl, or eating set that features animals, superheroes, or other kid-friendly themes? If so, check over those plates and bowls: They may be one of millions of dishes that could have its plastic coating peel off, posing a choking hazard to the child. [More]

USDA

Ground Turkey That May Contain Metal Shards Recalled From Publix, Weis, And Aldi

You can add bread crumbs, eggs, and spices to a lump of ground turkey to make a tasty meatloaf or meatballs, but one thing that definitely doesn’t belong in the mixture is pieces of metal. Ground turkey sold under store brand labels at grocery chains Publix, Weis, and Aldi has been recalled because it may have “metal shavings” in it. [More]

27% Of Vehicles At Carmax Have An Open Safety Recall

27% Of Vehicles At Carmax Have An Open Safety Recall

Even though CarMax, the nation’s largest seller of used cars, has been called out publicly by safety advocates and federal regulators, a new report claims that more than 1-in-4 vehicles being sold by CarMax is currently under an open safety recall.
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Saber Gas Grills Recalled Over Potential Flame Bursts

Saber Gas Grills Recalled Over Potential Flame Bursts

When you’re cooking with a gas grill, it’s very important to be able to control the flow of the gas — too much, and there may be fiery consequences. That’s why Saber Grills is recalling more than a dozen models of its gas grills that could have a problem regulating gas pressure. [More]

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Cases Of KIND Bars Recalled For Lack Of Walnut Declaration

Tree nuts like walnuts can trigger life-threatening allergies, and they’re one of the food items that must be declared on the outside of the food package. Cases of KIND chocolate and nut bars had that declaration on each bar, but the company is now notifying customers that the exterior cartons lacked the declaration.

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Probiotic Supplement For Babies Recalled Due To Confusing Directions

Sometimes people take directions too literally. It’s in case of that that Garden of Life, LLC, is recalling a probiotic supplement made for babies. [More]

Country Fresh Diced Vegetables And Kabobs Recalled For Possible Listeria

Country Fresh Diced Vegetables And Kabobs Recalled For Possible Listeria

A skewer of fresh vegetables, with or without meat, is a great meal fresh off the grill. What you don’t want, though, is to add a marinade of potentially life-threatening bacteria to your roasted veggies. Country Fresh brand diced vegetables and pre-skewered kabobs sold at Southeastern Grocers, Publix, and Walmart stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi have been recalled because they might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. [More]

Over 17 Tons Of Chicken Sausage Recalled For Undeclared Allergens

Over 17 Tons Of Chicken Sausage Recalled For Undeclared Allergens

When sitting down to eat a chicken sausage, you should be confident that there’s no meat, spice, or other substance in there that isn’t marked on the label. That’s not the case for two products distributed recently: Thin & Trim and Trader Joe’s chicken sausages have dairy and soy, respectively, in the sausages that aren’t declared on the label. [More]

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465K People Need A Pacemaker Security Update To Protect Their Hearts From Hacking

If you need more evidence that we are living in an increasingly internet-connected world, look no further than a recent software update aimed at making sure 465,000 people with pacemakers don’t have hearts that are vulnerable to hackers. [More]

FDA Warns: Don’t Use These Potentially Contaminated Liquid Supplements And Medications

FDA Warns: Don’t Use These Potentially Contaminated Liquid Supplements And Medications

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and medical professionals not to use liquid supplements and medications made by Pharmatech, including some products marketed for use by babies and small children. These products — distributed under multiple brand names, including Rugby, Major, and Leader — may be contaminated with potentially dangerous bacteria. [More]

J.P. O’Reilly’s Burgers Recalled Because They’re Secretly Bacon Cheeseburgers

J.P. O’Reilly’s Burgers Recalled Because They’re Secretly Bacon Cheeseburgers

Many people like bacon and cheese on their burgers, but for whatever reason — allergy, religion, taste — plenty more don’t. And so the company behind the J.P. O’Reilly’s brand is recalling two tons of surprise! bacon cheeseburgers in six states for “misbranding.” [More]

Swimsuits For Babies And Toddlers Sold At Meijer Recalled For Detaching Snaps

Swimsuits For Babies And Toddlers Sold At Meijer Recalled For Detaching Snaps

It’s nearly the end of summer (where did the time go?) but if your baby or toddler hasn’t outgrown these super-cute swimsuits from Meijer yet, you should know that they’ve been recalled because the snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard. [More]

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Papaya Lovers, Beware: There’s A Salmonella Outbreak Going Around

If you’ve bought some nice juicy papayas and are preparing to cut them up for your next snack, you’ll want to pay attention to this: There’s a salmonella outbreak linked to a certain brand of papayas — but the company that sells them isn’t sharing that information with customers. [More]

Body Health Atomic And Xplode Recalled For Banned Appetite Suppressant

Body Health Atomic And Xplode Recalled For Banned Appetite Suppressant

Sibutramine, marketed as Meridia, was a weight loss drug on the market in the United States from 1997 to 2010, pulled from the market because it was linked to heart problems in patients. The drug is still available, it turns out: You just have to buy certain “herbal” weight loss supplements. Two of these supplements have now been recalled, since they contain undeclared prescription drugs. [More]