TWO MASSIVE RECALLS!
CNN: Companies, Fearing Salmonella, Recall Powdered Milk Products
“The Food and Drug Administration announced a series of related recalls of products, including waffle mix, kettle chips and macaroni and cheese, because of possible salmonella contamination. The full list of companies who issued recalls: Publix Super Markets pancake and waffle mixes; Shearer’s Foods LLC kettle chips, potato chips and nacho chips; Deep River Snacks kettle chips; Stonewall Kitchen pancake and waffle mixes; TreeHouse Foods Inc. macaroni and cheese; New Hope Mills crepe mix; Fourth Street Barbecue Inc. macaroni and cheese; Brand Castle LLC monkey bread mix.” Read full story.
USA TODAY: 8 million Cuisinart food processors recalled amid oral laceration reports
“The maker of Cuisinart food processors is recalling 8 million products after consumers reported pieces of the blade cracking and ending up in processed foods.The products blade can crack over time, causing small pieces of the blade to break off into food and possibly result in oral lacerations. The products were sold in the U.S. and Canada at specialty stores and on various website from July 1996 through December 2015, according to a statement released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Conair on Tuesday.” Read full story.
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BUSINESS INSIDER: Chipotle Restaurants Are Running Out of Food
“Chipotle is facing an “increasingly frequent problem” in its restaurants: food shortages. Restaurants are miscalculating demand and not making enough food, so certain ingredients sometimes aren’t immediately available for customers.” Read full story.
YAHOO!: Lean Cuisine Is Being Sued for Using a Preservative
“Courtney Ross has filed a class action suit against Nestlé, which makes Lean Cuisine frozen dinners, TMZ reports. In Ross’s filing, she says she bought Lean Cuisine’s Four Cheese Pizza and paid what she says is a premium price for what was advertised as a preservative-free meal (she paid $3.39 for it, according to court documents). According to Ross, she checked the label and saw her pizza contained citric acid, a common preservative. However, the box clearly says ‘preservative free’ on the label.” Read full story.