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Food Safety

  1. Recalls
    Oscar Mayer Just Recalled 2 Million Pounds of Turkey BaconThe company is concerned that some of the alt-bacon may have been “adulterated.”
  2. Comebacks
    Blue Bell Is Back in Stores on August 31 — Here’s Where to Find ItTexas and Alabama will be the first to get the ice cream back.
  3. Food Safety
    China Wants Nothing to Do With America’s Drugged-Up PorkBut it’s the world’s largest market — so our country’s farmers are thinking it might be time to reconsider a controversial, widely used muscle drug.
  4. Comebacks
    Blue Bell Is Officially Delivering Ice Cream Once AgainJust in time for the last stretch of summer.
  5. Lawsuits
    Woman Claims Her Starbucks Came With a Near-Fatal Dose of Cleaning SolutionShe’s suing the company for $2 million.
  6. The Chain Gang
    Wendy’s Is Testing Out Antibiotic-Free ChickenThe chain will see how it goes at a handful of stores.
  7. Food Safety
    Here’s Yet Another Reason to Hate CilantroThe FDA has discovered some gross, dangerous conditions in Puebla fields.
  8. Food Safety
    Peanut Executive Behind One of America’s Worst Salmonella Outbreaks CouldThe “unprecedented” sentence could serve as a wakeup call to the food industry.
  9. Food Safety
    Bad Sushi Causes Latest Salmonella OutbreakThe tuna is lurking in restaurants and grocery stores.
  10. Found Objects
    Americans Find Some Seriously Weird Stuff in Their Hot DogsYou probably don’t want to see a silverfish or “the tip of a razor blade” inside your next frankfurter.
  11. Food Safety
    Chinese Authorities Seized 100,000 Tons of Rotting, Smuggled MeatIt gets worse: Some of the meat had packaging dates going back to the 1970s.
  12. Food Safety
    Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Halts Production Yet Again Over ListeriaThe company’s shops had only just reopened after a previous shutdown.
  13. Video Feed
    Grisly Footage From a Costco Egg Supplier Shows Hens Crawling Over Dead OnesThe Humane Society went with the term “mummified pancakes.”
  14. Food Safety
    Food Companies Are Bracing for a Major Egg ShortageSome are even considering egg substitutes.
  15. Lawsuits
    Someone Has Sued Blue Bell for Causing ‘Profound Brain Damage’This Houston man says he “damn near died” from eating the ice cream.
  16. Recalls
    Blue Bell Has Laid Off 1,450 EmployeesAnother 1,400 are being furloughed, and everybody else is getting a pay cut.
  17. Interviews
    How the Blue Bell Recall Puts One Independent Scoop Shop in a Terrible Position“We’re just going to try to have to survive. “
  18. Food Safety
    An FDA Report Says Blue Bell Had Evidence of Listeria in Its Factories in 2013But newly unveiled information suggests the company kept shipping ice cream anyway.
  19. Recalls
    Blue Bell Ice Cream Could Be Back in Time for Memorial DayThe company says it’s an “ambitious” goal, but not an impossible one.
  20. Food Safety
    A Mysterious Bird Flu Is Killing Record Numbers of ChickensFive new reported cases could bring the death toll to 20 million birds.
  21. Food Safety
    NYC’s Food Trucks Might Soon Get Letter GradesIt would help bring legitimacy to vendors.
  22. Food Safety
    The CDC Now Says Blue Bell’s Listeria Outbreak Began in 2010Going forward, each batch of ice cream will get tested.
  23. Food Safety
    A Major Egg Supplier Is Dealing With a Bird-Flu OutbreakMany of its 5.3 million birds may have to be destroyed.
  24. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Expands Recall to Literally Everything It MakesListeria is lurking in products sold in grocery stores.
  25. Food Safety
    Sabra Recalled 30,000 Cases of Hummus Over Listeria FearsIt marks the third major recall tied to the bacteria in a month.
  26. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Shuts Down Yet Another Ice-Cream Plant Over Listeria FearsThe ice-cream company’s problems persist.
  27. Food Safety
    Brace Yourself for Drug-Resistant Food PoisoningThis is not great news.
  28. Food Safety
    Amy’s Kitchen Is the Latest Company to Recall Food That Might Kill YouThe spinach inside its frozen-food products is problematic.
  29. Bad News
    Antibiotic Use in Meat Is Soaring WorldwideIt could increase by two thirds between now and 2030.
  30. News You Can Booze
    Killjoy Government Really Wants Winemakers to Stop Aging Bottles UnderwaterApparently, they’re considered “adulterated.”
  31. Food Safety
    Kraft Issues a Massive Macaroni and Cheese Recall After Finding Metal ShardsNo reported injuries so far, but better to play it safe.
  32. Food Safety
    Blue Bell Ice-Cream Products Recalled After Being Linked to Three DeathsOfficials linked a listeria outbreak to a machine at the Texas production facility.
  33. Food Safety
    FDA Claims Dairy Farmers Are Slipping Illegal Antibiotics Into MilkA report revealed six drugs not approved for use in lactating cows.
  34. Food Safety
    MasterChef Judge Makes His Restaurant Diners Sign Waivers for TheirAustralian chef George Calombaris is apparently tired of getting blamed for food poisoning.
  35. News
    A Proposed New Health Department Rule Could Ruin New York’s Sushi SceneChanges to the code will require fish served raw to be frozen beforehand.
  36. Food Safety
    Congress Moves to Create a Single Food-Safety Super-Agency From FDA and USDALawmakers say consolidation would make it easier to prevent foodborne illness.
  37. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Nixes Pork From Hundreds of Restaurants After Finding ‘SupplierThe company has been suspended.
  38. Important Studies
    Study Claims Food Vendors Don’t Change Their Gloves Nearly Enough56.9 percent of the time, to be more exact.
  39. Food Safety
    A New Spray Could Save Everyone From Tainted CropsThis DNA “barcode” for the produce aisle can tell researchers where, exactly, any given vegetable came from.
  40. News
    McDonald’s Halts McNugget Sales in JapanJust as they were getting over that tainted meat scandal and a crippling French fry shortage, too.
  41. Poison Apples
    Caramel Apples Have Been Linked to Four Deaths in a Listeria OutbreakThe CDC took a rare precaution and issued a statement advising consumers to avoid all commercially available varieties.
  42. Gone Viral
    A Café Took ‘African’ Off Its Sign After Too Many People Asked AboutThe owner says that customers won’t even shake her hand anymore.
  43. Lunchtime
    The Mayor Ate Where the Ebola Patient Did to Prove That’s Not How You GetChicken and meatball, pork with mushroom, vegetarian with pesto, and absolutely no Ebola.
  44. Awful Things
    A Man Claims His Golden Corral Chili Contained a Snaggletoothed Rat Head“I was like, ‘Maybe, you know, sometimes you get a hard bean inside.’”
  45. Barfing There
    A Twitter Bot Is Helping the Chicago DOH Shut Down Dirty Restaurants“Sorry to hear you’re ill,” it will tweet at you. “The Chicago health department can help.”
  46. Crime
    Slaughterhouse Owners Allegedly Ordered Employees to Process Meat FromThey allegedly put healthy heads on diseased cattle to fool inspectors.
  47. The Chain Gang
    Some McDonald’s in China Now Only Sell Fries and Soda“We are so sorry that we only have these choices for you.”
  48. The Chain Gang
    China’s Expired-Meat Scandal Now Includes Burger King and StarbucksThe country is already wary about food safety in the wake of tainted meat and melamine scandals.
  49. Food Safety
    Salmonella-Tainted Chia Seeds Sicken Dozens of People Across North AmericaPut down the chia seed pudding.
  50. Salt Licked
    FDA Says Enough With All That Salt AlreadyThe agency will introduce “voluntary” guidelines to lower Americans’ sodium intake.
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