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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated and broadened a recall of salmon roe for the second time, urging consumers to not eat the salmon eggs because of the possibility of getting botulism.

Arrowroot biscuits recalled across Canada due to illnesses

Mr. Christie’s Arrowroot biscuits have been recalled nationwide in Canada after consumers reported becoming ill after eating the biscuits, with some people describing they had an "off taste."

Contaminated Cape Cod oysters sicken 75 people with Norovirus

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), working with local health authorities have closed the shellfish beds in the town of Wellfleet due to a norovirus outbreak.

A busy day for Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety

Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety takes its mission very seriously in ensuring that food sold in Hong Kong is safe and fit for consumption. The regulations governing preservatives, pesticide residues and bacterial contamination are strictly enforced.

B.C.'s Foody World closed because of Listeria contamination

Foody World, a popular international grocery store in British Columbia, has been closed by Vancouver Coastal Health authorities because of Listeria contamination and will remain closed until it meets all health and safety standards.

Tyson Foods recalls more chicken because of plastic pieces

If you have children in school in Missouri or Illinois, you need to be aware that Tyson Foods popcorn chicken products served in school lunch programs may be contaminated with plastic pieces.

'Love it!', Aussie Vegemite fans hail Marmite mess

Australians have dipped into Britain's woes about its famous Marmite spread with relish, reigniting the long-brewing rivalry with Down Under's iconic Vegemite.

Blue Bell cookie dough ice cream recall now includes all flavors

Blue Bell Creameries is voluntarily recalling all of its ice cream products made with a cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third-party supplier, Aspen Hills Inc because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Tyson Foods branches out to take a share of vegan meat products

Tyson Foods, the country's largest meat processor, announced last week it was investing in Beyond Meat, grabbing a five percent stake in the California-based company that makes "meats" using plant-based proteins.

As arable land disappears, here come the vertical farmers

As cities expand, eating up swathes of countryside in the process, agricultural pioneers are finding new ways to grow the fresh produce we need, in containers, empty buildings and any other spare space they can find to create new vertical farms.

Michelin gives DC a prestigious vote of culinary confidence

It's a Wednesday night and Rose's Luxury won't open for nearly another hour, but a line is already snaking out from under the brightly colored awning of one of Washington's buzziest restaurants.

Nestle recalls drumstick ice cream cones over Listeria fears

Glendale, California-based Nestle USA, Inc. is recalling some of its drumstick ice cream cones, because of a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Toxins in Maine shellfish prompt recall and ban on harvests

Maine's health department and Department of Marine Resources has closed certain portions of the state's coastline to the harvest of shellfish and issued a so-called "harvest recall" because of a finding of high domoic acid levels in samples tested.

Japan sushi chain stung by 'wasabi terrorism' claims

A Japanese sushi chain is being accused of 'wasabi terrorism' after it admitted to heaping excess dollops of the pungent root into foreign customers' food.

Neraki in Huntington nominated for 2017 'Best Greek Restaurant'

Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill in Huntington has been nominated for the 2017 "Best of Long Island" honor by the Best of Long Island Press.

GreeKrave earns nomination for 'Best Gyro' on Long Island

GreeKrave has a major reason to celebrate. The restaurant has been nominated for the 2017 "Best of Long Island" honor for "Best Gyro."

Op-Ed: Moon Festival is Moon Cake time, with good fortune, hope, wishes Special

Autumn brings familiar occasions to mind, like back to school, Fleet Week and of course, Halloween. Yet, in the Asian community the Festival of the Moon (or Mid-Autumn harvest) is not about anything scary as in Halloween, but more about good fortune.

Tyson recalling Chicken Nuggets because of plastic pieces

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling about 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous material, in this case, hard plastic pieces. The products were sold at retail stores nationally.

'Stiff Bull Herbal Coffee' has hidden Viagra-like drug warns FDA

If you think the "best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup," then stay away from a new online product being touted as being made for adults who want to have "longer-lasting more fulfilling sex."

Japan sake pours overseas as local market dries up

Ozawa Shuzo brewery hums with activity as boxed bottles of sake are loaded onto trucks. But with the domestic market shrinking, more and more of it is bound for burgeoning overseas markets where the centuries old drink is all the rage.

Recall of beef, veal, bison products linked to E. coli outbreak

A Massachusetts facility is recalling veal, beef, and bison products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to a Class I recall notice published by the USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) on Saturday.

Obama's Vietnam noodle visit sparks feeding frenzy

Four months after US President Barack Obama plonked down on a plastic stool at Bun Cha Huong Lien for a bowl of Hanoi's signature pork noodles, the restaurant is cashing in on customers eager to taste what all the fuss is about.

Blue Bell recalls some ice cream due to Listeria contamination

Blue Bell Creameries is recalling two flavors of ice cream distributed across 10 Southern states because of concerns the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Black Forest Hams sold at Costco and Sam's Club recalled

A Washington state establishment is recalling approximately 8,694 pounds of ham products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, primarily rubber fragments. This is a Class II recall.

Op-Ed: Canned pumpkin? Chances are good that the can contains squash

It's getting to that time of year when our thoughts turn to pumpkin pies, fresh out of the oven, their spicy aroma wafting insidiously around our nostrils, telling us that fall is here. Ah, yes, squash never smelled so good......

FSIS forces recall of meats over company's unsanitary conditions

A Beebe, Arkansas company is recalling 662,049 lbs. of various sized packages of meat and poultry products because the facility where the products were stored was deemed to be unsanitary.

Online recall of Island Soups Co. Inc. soups because of botulism

Island Soups Co. Inc. is recalling six of its soups because federal inspectors found the company does not have sufficient records to show the soups were processed to prevent the growth of Clostridium botulism.

EU plans an extensive review of proposal to ban American lobsters

In a move that could hurt American and Canadian lobster fisheries, the European Union is conducting an extensive review of a proposal to ban lobsters imported from the U.S. and Canada.

Food-borne illness — new rules are supposed to help (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series on food-borne illness, we looked at where contaminants entered the food production chain. Today we will look at the rules the FDA is implementing to prevent food-borne illness outbreaks.

Review: Maria's 'Special Stuffed Lamb Peppers' at Maria's on Bell Blvd. Special

Culinary queen Maria Petridis has outdone herself once again. This time with her latest exquisite dish at her restaurant in Bayside, New York.

Canadian oyster recall expanded due to Salmonella contamination

Atlantic Shellfish Products Inc. of Prince Edward Island is recalling four different batches of Malpeque Choice Oysters due to possible contamination with Salmonella.

Nationwide chocolate candy recall due to Salmonella contamination

A Lewistown, Pennsylvania candy company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of multiple chocolate candies, including chocolate bars, cellophane-wrapped chocolates and individually wrapped chocolates under the Asher's brand.

Foodborne illness — How does food become contaminated? Part one

September is National Food Safety Education Month and this is the perfect time to focus on a number of issues related to food safety and foodborne illness. Today, we will look at where a contaminant enters the food production chain.

Virginia Hepatitis A outbreak spreads to five states — 51 sick

The Hepatitis A outbreak associated with strawberry smoothies that started in Virginia earlier this month has now spread to five states, sickening 51 people.

Two deaths, elevated lead cases linked to Life Rising supplement

The FDA, along with state and local health officials are investigating elevated lead levels, including two deaths that have been linked to Life Rising dietary supplements produced by Ton Shen Health/Life Rising.

Nature Valley granola bars have 'deceptive' labeling says lawsuit

Deciding what constitutes a "100 percent natural" product is a matter of debate, and that debate is taking General Mills to court. Four lawsuits argue that the 100 percent natural claim on the company's granola is misleading and deceptive.

Country Fresh recalls 30,000 cases fresh-cut vegetable products

A producer and distributor of fresh-cut vegetables and fruits is recalling approximately 30,000 cases of their vegetable products after it was discovered that the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Virginia Hepatitis A cases growing and so are the lawsuits

The Hepatitis A outbreak in Virginia linked to frozen strawberry smoothies served at Tropical Smoothie Cafes is growing daily, with 28 people now confirmed to be sick as of Thursday evening.

Milk price rise fails to placate French users

Europe's biggest dairy group Lactalis told French farmers Friday it would raise milk prices in a bid to repair relations, but agricultural unions said the move fell short of their demands.
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