Thursday, April 4, 2013
The voluntary recall now includes all products from the Waycross, Ga., plant due to possible E.Coli contamination. No deaths yet, but seven people have been hospitalized.
Because of 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 …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
If your cereal matches the information below, do not eat the food and contact the company for a replacement coupon.
Kellogg's has announced a voluntary recall on some Special K Red Berries cereal packages because there may be glass fragments inside. The following information was posted by the company. 11.2-ounce package 22.4-ounce twin pack 37-ounce package If your package is any size other than 11.2, 22.4 or 37 ounces, it is NOT impacted by this recall. If your package has the letters KXA, KXB, or KXC following the Better if Used Before Date, it is NOT impacted by this recall. Click here for more information on the recall and what you should do in the event you purchased cereal affected. Subscribe to the Athens Patch Newsletter, like us on Facebook, follow Athens Patch on Twitter
Monday, February 4, 2013
Pecans are in the cake but not on the label.
The Kroger Co. Atlanta Division said today it is recalling select in-store made Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon sold in 4 states because it may contain pecans not listed on the label. Customers who purchased the product between December 30, 2012 and February 4, 2013, should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement. People who are allergic to pecans could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to pecans, there is no safety issue with the product. The Kroger stores in the following states that are included in this recall are: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and eastern Tennessee. Item Description: Kroger is recalling the following: Reason: …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Trader Joe's has announced a recall of salsa and balela sold under its brand in six states, including Georgia, because of the possibility of listeria contamination.
Although no illnesses have been reported, Trader Joe’s is recalling salsa and balela sold in stores in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and southern Virginia. The recall was prompted by an announcement by Simmering Soup that listeria monocytogenes was found at one of its plants. Diced onions from that plant were included in the products that Trader Joe’s recalled. On its website, Trader Joe’s announced that the following products have been recalled: These products were only sold in the six southern states noted and Trader Joe’s recalled the products as a precautionary measure. Listeria was not found in the diced onions, just in the plant that processed them. Any of these products can be returned for a full …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Officials cite improper procedures, bad signatures, as problems.
The Clarke County Board of Elections and Voter Registration on Monday determined there weren't a sufficient number of valid signatures on a petition to recall Mayor Denson. The particular effort, initiated by Jim Daniels, failed. According to state law, a successful petition needs to have 100 signatures of Athens Clarke County voters who were registered to vote last fall and who could have voted in the election that put Mayor Denson in office. And those signatures could be collected only by someone who is him or herself a registered voter. When Board of Elections officials examined the 115 names and signatures on the Daniels petition, they found Daniels had collected 18 of those signatures before he was registered to vote. Some names …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Opponents believe Mayor Denson had unethical missteps on Wal Mart.
At 58 years old, Jim Daniels had never gotten involved in politics. He had never registered to vote, believing the process and the people were all corrupt. Until recently. Until the possibility materialized that a Wal Mart might be built on the edge of downtown Athens. Daniels joined a movement in town to recall Mayor Nancy Denson for her role in dealing with Selig Enterprises, the company that wants a 94,000 square foot Wal Mart to anchor its development on Oconee Street. The petition reads as follows: "Mayor Denson has engaged in confidential negotiations with a private developer (Selig Enterprises) regarding a parcel of land that was under study by a publicly funded organization (Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Foundation) for…