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Category Archives: food safety

Dunkin’ Donuts set to Remove Food-Coloring Additive From Powdered Sugar.

Dunkin’ Donuts announced last week that is removing a food-coloring ingredient from its powdered sugar goods that contains the component titanium dioxide. Used to brighten white substances, titanium dioxide has recently come under fire for its use in foods. Both the Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency classify titanium dioxide as a nanomaterial, […]

Fairway Market recalls its Brand Raw Hazelnuts due to Possible Salmonella Contamination.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Fairway market is recalling its brand Raw Hazelnuts (Filberts) due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella can cause serious and even fatal infections in young children, elderly or others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with the bacteria can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and […]

Massive Food Recall Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergens

A massive food recall involving peanut contamination is being called the most widespread series of allergy-related recalls in history. The recall includes more than 350,000 pounds of seasoned beef, poultry, and pork products. But meat is not the only type of product involved in the recall. MorningStar Farms black bean burgers are also included. The […]

September is National Food Safety Education Month!

September is National Food Safety Education Month, which seeks to heighten awareness about the importance of food safety education, including proper food handling procedures, and other food safety topics. Many members from unions who endorse FOA work in the food service profession in schools, hospitals, universities, and other institutions across the state and take great […]

RECALL: Kraft American Singles

According to the FDA website, Kraft has recalled its Kraft American Singles because a supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards which could result in premature spoilage. The affected product is limited to four varieties with “Best When Used By” dates of February 20, 2015, and […]

Nut Butter Recalls

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. There have been reports of four illnesses associated with these nut butters. The butters were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands […]