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A voluntary recall of 33,610 pounds of Trader Joe's Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat has been issued by Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods, according to a news release issued this afternoon.

Snack products in U.S. and Canada recalled over Listeria concerns

Treetop Foods and SunOpta Inc. are voluntarily recalling about 100 different snack products nationwide and in Canada due to possible Listeria contamination of sunflower seeds in the products.

Listeria outbreak spurs CRF to expand frozen food recall

Hundreds of frozen food products sold under dozens of brand names are being recalled in all 50 states and Canada over listeria fears. Two people have already died from listeria infections linked to the recalled products.

Quaker Oats accused of using weed killer in production

Quaker Oats is being sued for millions by a man from Brooklyn who claims they use a dangerous weed killer during production.

Op-Ed: Another chicken recall due to plastic and rubber pieces

Foster Poultry Farms of Farmerville, Louisiana is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of fully-cooked frozen chicken breast nuggets that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic and rubber.

Sugar content lowered in yogurt while keeping it sweet

Microbiologists in Denmark have altered the bacteria involved with yogurt production to create a "naturally" sweetened yogurt with a low sugar content.

Pilgrim's Pride expands recall of chicken products — Health risk

Waco, Texas-based Pilgrim's Pride, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a "high health-risk" expanded recall of about 4.5 million pounds of chicken products.

Op-Ed: How serious is a food recall due to Listeria contamination?

The recent recall notices issued for frozen vegetables and frozen fruit blend in Canada and the U.S. are just one of a number of tools the CFIA and FDA/FSIS uses to warn the public about possible bacterial contamination of food products.

Recall alert for frozen vegetables in U.S. and Canada — Listeria

Fifteen frozen organic vegetable products have been recalled in at least 35 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces because of the possibility of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Reinheitsgebot, Germany's beer purity law is 500 years old

The world's oldest consumer protection law will be 500 years old on April 23. While most people have never heard of Germany's Reinheitsgebot, it is a beer purity law that ensures real German brews contain only three ingredients.

EU maintains threat of seafood import ban against Thailand

The European Union is maintaining its threat to ban seafood imports from Thailand because the global exporter is still not doing enough to improve its fisheries and labor practices.

California book club settles race bias lawsuit against wine train

A group of mostly African American women kicked off a tourist train in the Napa Valley for being too loud have settled a race-discrimination lawsuit against the private railroad.

Australia develops first approved gluten free barley

Australia has produced the first World Health Organization approved “gluten free” barley. This will allow for a broader range of gluten free products to be produced, including beer.

Op-Ed: FDA issues import alert on shrimp and prawns from Malaysia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an import alert on Malaysian shrimp and prawns on Monday. This means that all imports of the seafood products under the alert will be detained without inspection.

Nationwide recall of peach and mixed fruit due to glass fragments

Milky Way International Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of its NICE! brand sliced peaches and mixed fruit due to possible glass fragments in the product.

CFIA and PCAH issue food, public health notice for Hepatitis A

The Canadian Food Inspection Service (CFIA) and Nature's Touch have issued a recall of the company's Berry Cherry Blend from the marketplace due to possible contamination of the product with Hepatitis A.

Chick-fil-A has kicked one ingredient off its menu

Chefs at Chick-fil-A's test kitchen have been tweaking the menu lately, experimenting with new salads and healthy side-dishes. In doing this, the company has decided to nix iceberg lettuce, and has unofficially banned it from the test kitchen.

Listeria threat widens - FDA and Pictsweet not talking

With the latest recall over listeria contaminated chopped onions, Reser's Fine Foods has been the only company to voluntarily issue a recall notice to the public about its products. Pictsweet and the FDA are still remaining silent.

Chef Jameson Watermulder picks where to eat in Toronto this year Special

Toronto is known as one of the most multicultural cities on earth, a distinction its earned through its diverse population demographic.

Salute! Italy toasts booming wine trade

As he swirls a glass of yellowy green wine made from the trendy pecorino grape, Fabio Centini purrs with enthusiasm.

Strawberries now top the list as most contaminated produce

Strawberries finally knocked apples out of first place on the "Dirty Dozen" list of the most pesticide contaminated produce, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

Listeria on onions warning — Recall widens to include Pictsweet

A recall notice has been issued for at least two Pictsweet frozen vegetable blends due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the chopped onions in the products.

Op-Ed: Weird foods 2016 — The new depths of delirium, or good ideas?

Nobody in the food industry would be totally surprised if someone came up with a roast house brick, or a fillet of drywall as a new food fad. The creativity is there; it’s the sanity which seems to be missing.

Reser's Fine Foods recalls deli salads in 29 states and B.C.

Beaverton, Oregon-based Reser's Fine Foods is recalling 19 refrigerated salad products in 29 states and the Canadian province of British Columbia due to the possibility of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Is fake shrimp the next big seafood invention?

A biotech company on the West Coast is about eight months away from releasing lab-grown popcorn shrimp on the public. America's most popular seafood will not contain any seafood.

Beekeepers claim Canadian honey is mixed with imported honey

Billy Bee honey, as well as its parent company, McCormick Canada are in the hot seat this week after Canadian beekeepers accused the food company of abandoning Canada's bee industry in favor of cheaper imports.

Canada Food Inspection Agency recalls and alerts for Friday

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued an updated notice on not consuming a particular brand of marinated salmon and a recall notice on a Spanish cheese for possible Listeria contamination.

Sourdough Starter: a 'living' food you will learn to love

Making a good sourdough starter it's just like creating life. The simplest, and probably oldest, bread-making method has became the latest trend in homemade food-making. In Sweden you can even hire a sitter to watch over your sourdough.

Fresh from Texas recalls fresh apple products over Listeria risk

Fresh From Texas, a supplier of fresh food products for H-E-B stores in Texas has issued a voluntary recall of its apple products because of the risk of Listeria contamination.

Your maple syrup is being threatened by global warming

Maple syrup producers rely heavily on weather conditions. However, with our warmer winters and spring-like weather coming earlier every year, researchers want to know just how climate change is affecting the sap quality of maple trees.

In Washington, there's more than politics on the menu

Mary Ackley, who lives in the US capital, had to keep an open mind while pursuing her dream of becoming a farmer. So she went underground.

America's chicken is going through a terrifying change

The food industry has been breeding larger chickens to meet rising demand for white meat, and it's resulting in an unwanted side effect.

'Front yard vegetable garden' war is on in Missouri

Here's an interesting question to start out the week: Should families be allowed to plant a vegetable garden in their front yards? The city of Sugar Creek, Missouri says no way.

Op-Ed: What's so safe about all the glass in our food products?

It's bad enough that we have to worry about E. coli and Listeria germs in our food products. Now we have to worry about glass in our food. In the past few weeks, four recalls have been issued over pieces of glass in a variety of food products.

Listeria alert: 1,800 cases of frozen broccoli cuts recalled

Frozen broccoli cuts packaged under Save-A-Lot's exclusive Wylwood brand are being voluntarily recalled in 11 states after random testing by Ohio officials found Listeria monocytogenes.

Remarkable history of coffee and chocolate yeast

Wild strains of yeast are necessary for the natural fermentations required for chocolate and coffee production. New genetic data indicates that the yeasts associated with coffee and cacao beans have had a special history.

Op-Ed: FDA being sued over genetically engineered salmon approval

On Thursday, a broad coalition of groups sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving the first-ever genetically engineered food, an Atlantic salmon engineered to grow quickly.

Japanese police raid elite 'tiger blowfish' supper club

A members-only Japanese restaurant serving the banned and deadly delicacy "tiger blowfish" liver has been raided, police said Thursday.

Review: Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill is the ideal restaurant for lent Special

Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill in Huntington on Long Island is the ideal Greek restaurant to visit and dine during lent.

Crafty Kraft changed mac 'n' cheese without telling us

Kraft foods announced it was thinking of changing its macaroni and cheese ingredients. Then months later it changed them. Then, a few months after that, it let consumers know. In the interim, it seemed no one noticed.

Northern California crab season to open as toxic algae retreats

Northern California crabbers and crab lovers start eating it up at midnight when the long-delayed commercial crab season opens.