Posts Tagged ‘ food safety ’

Drinking raw milk while pregnant ??

July 30, 2010
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Drinking raw milk while pregnant ??

Contrary to what many people believe, all milk is not created equal!   After using conventional milk, pasteurized organic milk, pasteurized non-homogenized milk and raw milk and visiting a wide variety of dairy operations from conventional to grass-based as well as running our own small dairy operation, I can definitely say there is a huge difference. …

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The HVP Recall Ramifications Continue – 750 Tons of Meat Recalled

March 10, 2010
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The HVP Recall Ramifications Continue – 750 Tons of Meat Recalled

Windsor Foods, with operations in Lampasas, Texas, and Oakland, Miss., is recalling approximately 1.7 million pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef taquito and chicken quesadilla products that may be contaminated with salmonella. The packages of beef taquito and chicken quesadilla products contain as an ingredient the specific Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP), which was previously recalled, USDA’s…

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More HVP Food Recall: Kroger Recalls, Trader Joes Recalls and more

March 6, 2010
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More HVP Food Recall:  Kroger Recalls, Trader Joes Recalls and more

Many of you have been following the HVP food recall or Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein recall that has been coming out in the news this week.   Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) paste and powder distributed by Basic Food Flavors, Inc was contaminated with Salmonella and has caused a nation wide recall on a variety of snack food items,…

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HVP Recall: Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Recall and Food Safety Concerns

March 5, 2010
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HVP Recall:  Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Recall and Food Safety Concerns

If you google Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, you will be overwhelmed with the amount of articles that show up about the recent recall of a additive, not a food!  This recall is reported to be heading in the direction of the largest food recall in U.S. history.  It’s not the spinach and it’s not the peanuts.…

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Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Food Recall

March 5, 2010
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Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Food Recall

I ran across this news article today. It’s another food recall except this time it’s a bit more complicated!  How about Salmonella found in a widespread common food additive! WASHINGTON (Reuters) March 5, 2010– U.S. food regulators announced a voluntary recall on Thursday of food made with a common flavoring that could be contaminated with…

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