Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The grocer has voluntarily recalled 240 cartons of a frozen chicken and rice meal due to possible listeria contamination.
Trader Joe's has voluntarily recalled a batch of one of its frozen chicken and rice meals from store shelves in 14 states, including Massachusetts, due to possible listeria contamination. The neighborhood grocer announced over the weekend it was alerted by its supplier that some Trader Joe's Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice meals may be affected. The products in question are: sku 99032 with a production date of "305 12" and come in 12.5-ounce packages. "In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and out of the utmost caution and care for our customers, all code dates of this product have been removed from sale and destroyed. To date, we have received no reports of illness related to this product," said Trader Joe's in a …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Potentially contaminated ricotta salata cheese may have been sold in Massachusetts.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning Massachusetts residents of potentially contaminated ricotta salata cheese sold in the state. Forever Cheese Inc. voluntarily recalled one lot of Frescolina brand ricotta salata cheese because of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall affects more than a dozen states, including Massachusetts. The recalled cheese was sold to distributors for retailers and restaurants between June 20 and Aug. 9. The CDC has not reported the exact locations of the sales nor companies that may have sold the cheese. “The recall affects lot number T9425 and/or production code 441202. Products were sold to supermarkets, restaurants and wholesale distributors,” according to the CDC. The CDC …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The manufacturer has recalled the product because of possible listeria contamination.
Stop & Shop has stopped selling its Calico Bean Salad after a voluntary recall by its manufacturer because of possible listeria contamination. The product is normally sold at the salad bar. Costa Fruit & Produce said it was recalling the product because of the possible health risks, although no illnesses have been reported. Stop & Shop, which has a location on Howley Street, has removed the Calico Bean Salad from its stores and said customers who purchased the product between July 18 and 26 should discard any unused portions and bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. For more info, check out the FDA press release.