All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Food Safety and Inspection Service’

Hot Pockets Recall: Nestlé USA Recalls Philly Steak and Cheese Hot Pockets

The recent Hot Pockets recall has prompted the removal of various flavors of the product as part of a massive meat recall. On Feb. 18, Nestlé USA issued a press release with details about the voluntary product recall. The multinational food and beverage company stated that the recall was issued for an unspecified number of “Philly Steak” and its “Croissant Crust Philly Steak and …

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FDA Issues Imported Food Safety Rule Proposals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today proposed two rules meant to make sure imported foods meet the same safety requirements as food produced in the U.S. The rules would implement provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was passed in early 2011. One of the new rules would hold importers accountable for ensuring that their suppliers …

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Sausage Recalled by Smithfield Packing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that the Smithfield Packing Company is recalling around 38,000 pounds of pork sausage. In a statement, the FSIS said that the meat could contain “small pieces of plastic,” which “likely” come from gloves. The recalled products are one-pound “chubs” of Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll that have …

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