Chicken recall hits Kroger, Giant, Aldi, Food Lion, and more after products test positive for listeria contamination
The recalled products include sandwiches, chicken salad, and frozen meals with chicken as an ingredient, among other items.Tip Top Poultry, Inc., of Rockmart, Georgia issued the recall in late September for frozen cooked, diced, or shredded chicken, which was sold under various brands at stores including Trader Joe's and Target.
Cartons of chicken soup produced by Canyon Creek Soup Co. Ltd. have been recalled after products were found to contain traces of two known allergens—wheat and soy.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health announcement on Friday 13 December in response to customer complaints made to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), which revealed the products had been misbranded. The label failed to disclose the fact that the soup contained wheat and soy.
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The recall affects 16-ounce cartons of Canyon Creek Soup's butter chicken soup, with the label "H-E-B MEAL SIMPLE BUTTER CHICKEN SOUP" and a UPC code 0 41220 79872 8. The affected products can also be identified by the Canada establishment number "#422," which is located inside the Canada mark of inspection.
These cartons had been produced in Canada but were distributed exclusively to the U.S., where they could be purchased at to H-E-B retail stores in the state of Texas. According to the notice, the soup was produced on January 21, 2019 and bears a best by day of January 21, 2020.
There are no confirmed reports of anyone becoming ill from eating the soup but consumers are being advised to throw away any cartons that may still be in their cupboards as a precaution.
Meat and poultry products recalled over allergens and unsanitary conditions
A North Carolina company has issued a recall on an undisclosed amount of chicken pie and meat loaf products due to allergens while a second one based in St. Louis says 118,000 pounds of egg roll products were not prepared in sanitary conditions.The MawMaw's Chicken Pies products include meat loaf and chicken pies with or without veggies, and contain the known allergens milk and soy, the the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said.
"FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers' refrigerators," the recall notice states.
"Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase."
What causes allergies?
According to, food allergies affect 32 million people in the U.S.—5.6 million of whom are under 18.
These are caused by the body's immune system, which mistakes certain allergens (like wheat and soy) for harmful bacteria or viruses. This sends it into attack mode, triggering a number of physiological responses that allergy sufferers will recognize, from trouble breathing to bloating.
While it is not known exactly why some people develop allergies to otherwise harmless protein, it is likely due to a combination of environmental and genetic reasons, and people with a family history of allergies and conditions like asthma and eczema are more likely to report allergies.
Beef tamales recalled after customer finds pork in product
The company said it was notified of the labeling error after a consumer contacted them. The company added that no known illnesses related to the recall have been reported.Consumers who purchased the products are instructed to either throw them away or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.Those with additional questions are instructed to contact Padrino Foods at 214-905-3444.
Wheat and soy allergies
According to, wheat and soy allergies are two of the most common in the U.S.—along with milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, fish and shellfish.
Wheat allergies can be triggered by eating bread, pasta and any other food that contains wheat. While it can be very common, the vast majority of children who develop the allergy will outgrow it by adolescence. According to the, 65 percent of children who develop an allergy will be able to tolerate wheat by the time they are 12.
Soy allergies can also develop in childhood and are often diagnosed in response to soy-based infant formula, according to the. It can cause hives and itchy skin around the mouth, and in rare cases lead to anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.
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