If you’re having Thanksgiving this week, or even if you’re just planning to eat food in the near future, you should definitely take a moment to familiarize yourself with all of the recalls currently in the news.
Take a look at this list of recalled products, and check your kitchen to make sure that your food is safe to eat!
The CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A that may be linked to fresh blackberries purchased from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a grocery chain in the Midwest.
Although the outbreak affected berries sold in September, Federal health officials are concerned that some people may still have some of these blackberries in their freezers. For more information about this food safety alert, visit the CDC’s website.
Mondelēz Global has issued a voluntary recall of select boxes of Cheese Nips due to concerns that they may be contaminated with small, yellow pieces of food-grade plastic.
Only 11-ounce boxes of Cheese Nips that have a “best by” date of May 18, 19 or 20 of 2020 are at risk of contamination. For more information, please refer to this fact sheet from Mondelēz Global.
Ajinomoto Foods North America is recalling 172,692 pounds of chicken fried rice products because they may contain plastic pieces.
The frozen products were shipped to retail locations in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas. More information about this recall can be found on the USDA’s website.
Three types of Breakstone’s cottage cheese are being recalled over concerns of plastic contamination in the containers. So far, Kraft Heinz reports that there have been six consumer complaints, but no reports of injury or illness.
All three of the recalled batches are marked with a use-by date of December 10, 2019. For more information about these products, please refer to this press release from Kraft Heinz.
In Illinois, Morris Meat Packing is recalling more than half a million pounds of pork products after federal officials received an anonymous tip that the products were not being properly inspected.
The affected products include pork loin, pork back ribs, and pork chops. The complete list of recalled items and more information about this recall can be found on the USDA website.
If romaine lettuce does not have labeling information for its growing area or the source cannot be verified, it should not be consumed.