Tag Archives: Recalls and Bans of Products

F.D.A. Leaves Tainted Foods on Shelves Too Long, Report Finds

Source: NY Times Food

The agency has the authority to force recalls of contaminated foods but is not adequately ensuring timely compliance, an inspector general’s report concludes.

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General Mills Recalls Some Flour After Consumers Fall Ill

Source: NY Times Food

General Mills announced a recall of flour products after federal health officials linked them to an E. coli infection affecting 38 people in 20 states.

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Judge Strikes Down New York City’s Ban on Foam Food Containers

Source: NY Times Food

The ban was seen as a major breakthrough in a national campaign to end polystyrene foam’s use in everything from packaging to coffee cups.

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Recalls of Organic Food on the Rise, Report Says

Source: NY Times Food

Organic food recalls have been driven by bacterial contamination such as salmonella, says an executive of Stericycle, which analyzed government data.

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