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Ocean Spray Recalls Craisins Dried Cranberries

On November 25th , 2011, Ocean Spray announced it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling certain production lots of its Original Flavor Craisins Dried Cranberries due to the possible presence of some small hair-like metal fragments.

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Kraft Recalls 3 Kinds of Velveeta Microwaveable Cups

On September 30th, 2011, Kraft Foods Global, Inc. voluntarily recalled three varieties of Velveeta Shells & Cheese Single Serve Microwaveable Cups with limited “best when used by” dates as a precaution due to the possible presence of small, thin wire bristle pieces.

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Updated Consumer Safety Information on Recalled Cantaloupes

On September 27th, 2011, the FDA and its state partners are continuing to conduct checks at retail stores, wholesalers and distributors to make sure they have received notification about the Jensen Farms’ whole cantaloupe recall which occured on September 14th, due to the potential for Listeria contamination.

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FDA Issues a Warning about Raw Oysters

On September 26th, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to consumers not to eat raw oysters harvested from an area of Hood Canal in Washington State following an outbreak of illness in that state caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria.

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Del Bueno recalls Queso Fresco Cheese

On September 16th, 2011, Del Bueno of Grandview, WA recalled all 16 oz. size  packages of Queso Fresco Casero Fresh Cheese with a date stamp of Sept 14, 2011 because it has the potential to be contaminated.

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Papayas Recalled due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

On July 23rd, 2011, Agromod Produce, Inc. of McAllen, Texas recalled all of their Papayas, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious, and sometimes fatal, infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

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Kashi Recalls Pizzas for Possible Plastic Fragments

On June 6, 2011, Kashi recalled approximately 11,000 cases of frozen pizzas, including Mediterranean Thin Crust Pizza, Roasted Vegetable Thin Crust Pizza, and Mushroom Trio and Spinach Thin Crust Pizza due to possible plastic fragments in an ingredient in the pizza crusts.