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King Arthur Flour Announces Recall

Wheat was linked to E.coli outbreak

(Newser) - King Arthur Flour has recalled 14,218 cases of flour—around 114,000 5-pound bags—over potential E.coli contamination. The recall affects unbleached all-purpose flour sold through Target, Walmart, and distributors nationwide, USA Today reports. The company says no illnesses have been linked to the flour, but it is... More »

Got Baking Plans? Check You're Not Using Recalled Flour

Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour sold at Aldi has been linked to E. coli outbreak in multiple states

(Newser) - An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has a product sold at Aldi now on recall notice. USA Today reports on the CDC's Friday recall announcement , which notes the illnesses tied to Baker's Corner All Purpose Flour took place between Dec. 11 and... More »

Tyson's Latest Recall: 12M More Pounds of Chicken Strips

It's an expansion of a smaller frozen-food recall in March

(Newser) - The 70,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips yanked off shelves in March now seems like small potatoes compared to Tyson Foods' latest news. USA Today reports the company is now recalling 11.8 million pounds of the strips, an expansion of the original recall, with the Department of Agriculture... More »

Fisher-Price Recall Comes With a Jarring Statistic

More than 30 infants deaths linked to Rock 'n Play sleeper

(Newser) - Parents using the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper for infants should stop immediately. The company is recalling all 4.7 million models on the market because of reports of fatalities, reports USA Today . A notice on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website lays it out with a telling stat:... More »

Avocados Recalled Over Infection Risk

Henry Avocado Corporation decides to play it safe

(Newser) - Shopping for avocados? Watch out for sticker labels marked "Bravocado" and "California"—they've been voluntarily recalled by the Henry Avocado Corporation after government inspectors found Listeria Monocytogenes on avocados during a routine test, Fox 5 San Diego reports. The recalled fruit was packed in California and... More »

39 Tons of Ground Turkey Recalled

Butterball meat affected after salmonella cases are reported

(Newser) - Butterball LLC issued a voluntarily recall of more than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products nationwide Thursday as Wisconsin health officials investigate four salmonella cases in the state. The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said the prepackaged ground turkey was produced on July... More »

Chef Boyardee Meals Recalled

About 3K pounds of chicken and rice bowls are affected

(Newser) - People who dig in to a microwavable meal of Chef Boyardee chicken might be surprised to find beef instead. That mislabelling is part of the reason parent company Conagra is recalling about 3,000 pounds of products labeled "Chef Boyardee rice with chicken & vegetables," reports CBS News... More »

Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Critical Packaging Error

Apotex mistake could lead women to miss pills, or to take placebos instead of active tablets

(Newser) - There's nothing wrong with the tablets themselves, but a nationwide recall of birth control pills has been announced by the Food and Drug Administration due to a packaging goof that could cause women to miss pills or take placebos, possibly leading to pregnancy, People reports. The FDA alert notes... More »

General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour

5-pound bags of the unbleached variety affected

(Newser) - General Mills is recalling some of its Gold Medal flour because of a salmonella threat, reports CBS News . Affected are 5-pound bags of Unbleached All Purpose Flour with a "better if used by" date of April 20, 2020, and a UPC of 000-16000-19610-0. The company says sample testing turned... More »

Baby Ibuprofen Recalled at Major Stores

Medication was sold at Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar under store-brand names

(Newser) - Check your bottles of baby ibuprofen: Tris Pharma is voluntarily recalling three lots of its "Infants' Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL" that were sold at Walmart, CVS, and Family Dollar under store-brand names. The recalled bottles may have higher levels of ibuprofen... More »

USDA Recall: 91K Pounds of Jennie-O Ground Turkey

Meat may be tied to 35-state salmonella outbreak

(Newser) - If you're planning on scarfing down turkey on Thanksgiving, you may want to stick with the traditional full bird instead of the ground variety. KHOU reports Jennie-O has recalled more than 91,000 pounds of raw ground turkey shipped to stores around the US, and the USDA notes it'... More »

Don't Lick That Spoon: 2.4M Boxes of Cake Mix Recalled

Over salmonella fears

(Newser) - You might want to think twice before licking the bowl where you mixed your cake batter. Some 2.4 million boxes of Duncan Hines cake mix have been recalled due to a risk of salmonella poisoning, USA Today reports. The FDA and the CDC are investigating a salmonella outbreak in... More »

More Than 400K Subaru, Toyota Vehicles Recalled

Faulty engine part could lead to stalling

(Newser) - A massive Subaru recall involves not just Subaru vehicles but one Toyota model. Subaru's Forester SUV, Impreza compact, and BRZ sports car are affected, as well as the Subaru-made Toyota 86 sports car, sold in the US as the Scion FR-S. More than 400,000 vehicles, all made in... More »

Bubble Gum-Flavored Children's Advil Recalled

Due to overdose concerns

(Newser) - Check your bottle of Children's Advil: Pfizer is recalling one lot of Children's Advil Suspension Bubble Gum flavor because while the label instructions describe dosages in milliliters, the dosage cup is marked in teaspoons. That puts users at risk of overdosing, Pfizer says in a press release . The... More »

Taco Bell Cheese Dip, Goldfish Crackers Recalled

Over botulism fears and salmonella fears, respectively

(Newser) - If you've got Taco Bell "Salsa Con Queso" mild cheese dip in your house, you might have to toss it. Kraft Heinz has issued a voluntary recall for about 7,000 cases of the dip due to signs of product separation that could allow for the growth of... More »

228K Pounds of Spam Recalled After Oral Injuries

At least 4 consumers found metal objects in food

(Newser) - The US Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in question was produced in... More »

500K Smoke Detectors Recalled for Not Detecting Smoke

Kidde smoke alarms have a cap covering smoke sensor

(Newser) - It has one job, and it's not doing it: Kidde is recalling some of its smoke detector models because they don't detect smoke. The affected models are dual-sensor alarms and have a "pill shape" across the front, CNET reports; if yours looks like the photo on this... More »

Recall Makes Death Wish Coffee's Name a Bit Awkward

Nitro Cold Brew recalled over botulism fears

(Newser) - Makes you wonder if the executives at Death Wish Coffee regret their business name choice, even just a little bit: The coffee company is recalling its Nitro Cold Brew over risks it could contain the deadly botulin toxin. "After several rounds of testing, a process specialist has recommended that... More »

Vegan Dr. Martens Recalled

The boots could expose you to a potentially risky chemical

(Newser) - Good news for vegans: Dr. Martens offers vegan boots they can buy. Bad news? Some of those vegan boots could end up exposing them to the chemical benzidine, Consumerist reports. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 30,000 pairs of the $125 boots, warning that "prolonged and... More »

Metal Shards Found in Hot Dogs Spur Recall

Right before Memorial Day, bad news for Nathan's, Curtis frank fans

(Newser) - Just as everyone's starting to stock up on provisions for Memorial Day weekend barbecues, a disturbing announcement, per Fortune : More than 210,000 pounds of hot dogs are being recalled by the company that makes Nathan's and Curtis franks, after three complaints that said small metal shards were... More »

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