Monday, April 29, 2013
Classic Kettle Korn ready-to-eat popcorn may contain an undeclared milk allergen.
ConAgra foods today is voluntarily recalling Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn packages because they may contain an undeclared milk allergen. In Canton, Orville Redenbacher products can be found at places like Kroger, Publix and Target. According to an alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some bags may accidentally contain white cheddar flavored popcorn, which contains milk, an allergen, which is not declared on the product label. This recall is only a concern to those who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk. No illnesses have been reported to date, and this is the only Orville Redenbacher product affected. This recall is nationwide. The popcorn is packaged in 5-ounce and 1.5-…
Friday, April 5, 2013
The voluntary recall has been expanded to include all products from its Waycross, Ga. plant due to possible E.Coli contamination. No deaths have been reported, but seven people have been hospitalized.
Due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli O121 bacteria (“E. Coli O121”), Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, NY, has expanded its voluntary recall to include all products from its Waycross, Ga. plant. According to a press release posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website, the recall has been expanded to include all products produced at its Waycross, Georgia plant with “Best By” dates ranging from Jan. 1, 2013 to Sept. 29, 2014. This was due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli O121 bacteria (“E. coli O121”). The expanded recall is in addition to products recalled on March 28, 2013. Rich Products press release states that the Center for Disease Control has reported 24 cases of E. coli 0121 in 15 states…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Three consumers reported finding glass in their ravioli.
Lean Cuisine, made by Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, has issued a voluntary recall for some of its packages of ravioli because the meal may contain fragments of glass, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recall pertains to packages of Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli, with a UPC 13800-58358. The production codes are 2311587812 and 2312587812 and the “best before date” is December 2013. Nestlé is taking this action after three consumers reported they had found small fragments of glass in the ravioli portion of the entrée. No injuries were reported by any of the consumers, the news release stated. The recalled item was produced during early November 2012. Nestlé believes because very little …
Friday, September 7, 2012
After approving a controversial fire district ordinance, the city sought guidance from Attorney General Sam Olens' office.
Mayor Gene Hobgood said he would seek an opinion from Attorney General Sam Olens' office on the legality of implementing a intended to help the city meet some of its long-term fire service needs. The office sent a PDF of its opinion to Canton-Sixes Patch on Thursday, one day after Hobgood summarized the findings at a press conference. Open the attached PDF to read what the attorney general's office had concluded. Related content Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Canton-Sixes Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
"It is now time to develop and consider plan B," Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood said.
Read What the AG's Office Said When Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood vetoed a fire district ordinance that critics feared would erase a decade of voter-approved senior tax exemptions, he said he would seek an opinion from Attorney General Sam Olens' office on the legality of implementing the measure. Some in the city thought that the district should be considered a fee rather than a tax because it is intended to help the city meet some of its long-term fire service needs. Hobgood and the Canton City Council learned the findings Monday in the form of an email from city attorney Bobby Dyer. Hobgood shared them with local media outlets Wednesday, a little more than a month after the council voted Aug. 2 to override the mayor's veto and less than 24 …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Two were scheduled for this Thursday, one at 10 a.m. and one at 6 p.m.
The city of Canton abruptly canceled two scheduled public hearings to discuss a controversial fire district tax, and scheduled a press conference to discuss the matter at 10 a.m. today. "It appears that the chosen method to create funding for the fire district may not be appropriate," city clerk Susan Stanton said in an email to local media outlets. "So the city and council have to regroup and rethink the matter." After weeks of passionate pleas from seniors, heated exchanges from the council dais, and repeated jeers and interruptions from the crowd, the Canton City Council voted Aug. 2 to override the mayor's veto of a controversial fire district ordinance that critics fear will erase a decade of voter-approved senior tax exemptions. When…
Monday, August 20, 2012
A single lot of the lettuce was voluntarily recalled because a random sample in Canada had E. coli bacteria.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Check your romaine lettuce if you bought the Tanimura & Antle Field Fresh Wrapped Single Head Romaine. The company has issued a voluntary recall. A single lot of romaine lettuce is being recalled because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. coli O157:H7). This product is packed in a plastic bag with the UPC number 0-27918-20314-9 and may have a Best Buy date of “08 19 12”. The product was available at retail locations Aug. 2–Aug. 19. Georgia was one of 19 states (and Puerto Rico) where the affected product was shipped in the United States. There are no reported illnesses associated with consumption of this product, according to the recall notice on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's website. E. coli O157:…
Friday, August 3, 2012
The 5-1 vote establishes a special district to help the city meet some of its long-term fire service needs, but Mayor Gene Hobgood is worried about the potential for legal challenges.
After passionate pleas from seniors, heated exchanges from the council dais, and repeated jeers and interruptions from the crowd, the Canton City Council voted Thursday night to override the mayor's veto of a controversial fire district ordinance that critics fear will erase a decade of voter-approved senior tax exemptions. Immediately after the 5-1 vote, which establishes a special district to help the city meet some of its long-term fire service needs and shifts some of that burden to Canton's elderly, frustrated residents cleared the room and senior John Rust started to organize a recall of the five council members who "ignored the expressed wishes of every person that was in the meeting." Earlier in the night, speaker after speaker …
Friday, July 29, 2011
The 40 items were sold at locations in Georgia, Alabama and Florida.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Earlier this month, Flying Food Group in Lawrenceville recalled sandwiches which were sold at Starbucks. Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration announced an additional recall of some 40 items including sandwiches, parfaits and salads because they potentially could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no reported illnesses related to this issue. The products were made for Starbucks, RaceTrac and Core-mark Atlanta and distributed in Georgia, Alabama and Florida. According to the FDA, Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Symptoms are generally short-term and include high …