Watts Brothers Farms Expands Recall of Vegetables

Watts Brothers Farms is recalling Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn (Yellow/Gold), and Organic Peas due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The first recall was on May 5, 2016, but those produucts have not been availbable for purchase since this date. The additional packages below were recently…

HAPPY 4th OF JULY!

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays for cooking quick and easy finger foods. This year, we are getting together with some neighborhood friends. That means lots of kids and lots of fun, but getting anyone to sit still long enough to eat can be a bit difficult. So I like to…

Watch Your Peas

The start of a big recall or a few companies with problems? It’s hard to know, but currently one company, Pinnacle Foods Inc, has started a recall on their frozen peas due to their packaging company, National Foods Corporation, finding a problem of Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the Not-Ready-To Eat frozen peas and frozen mixed vegetables. The list of National…

Recall on Al Rasheed Sardine

Greenland Trading Corporation of Paterson, New Jersey is recalling AI Rasheed Sardine, due to the potential of contamination on select vacuum-sealed packages of sardines with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause a life-threatening illness or death. The New York State Department of Agriculture conducted samplings and found some packages to contain the bacterium. Consumers are warned…

Big Recall on Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken

    May 13, 2016 – Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling an additional 376,380 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may have been contaminated with extraneous materials. the initial recall just a week ago was approximately 608,764 pounds of fully cooked chicken products. The chicken products were produced on 07/11/2015, 09/15/2015, and 09/16/2015 and possibly contaminated…

Recall Of Sunflower Seed Products

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Kroger Sunflower Salad Toppers, Kroger Sunflower Kernels, and Kroger Cranberry Delight Trail Mix because a supplier indicated sunflower kernels may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which could result in severe illness to those individuals who may consume these products. No customer illnesses have been…

Foster Poultry Farms Recalls Poultry Products

Class I recall as of April 29, 2016 – Foster Poultry Farms is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of pre-cooked frozen chicken nuggets due to possible contamination with extraneous blue plastic and black rubber materials. Items being recalled are: 5-lb. bags containing FOSTER FARMS “Breast Nuggets – Nugget Shaped Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat” with best…

CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables

April 23, 2016 – CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only…

Milky Way International Trading Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Nice! Peach Slices and Nice! Mixed Fruits in 8-ounce Glass Jars Due to Possible Glass in Products

Milky Way International Trading Corp. is initiating a voluntary recall of Nice! Peach Slices and Nice! Mixed Fruit in 8-ounce glass jars due to potential glass in the product. The jars were distributed to Walgreens stores nationwide. Below are the affected items that are being recalled. Item # 80894 Nice! Brand Peach Slices in Light Syrup…

Creating a Container Garden with Your Kids

If you live in a region where you can grow fruits and vegetables year round, the sky is the limit for plants to place in your garden, but for the rest of us with cold winters or extremely hot summers, learning seasonal growing and what plants do well in containers is a must for an edible garden throughout the…