ConAgra Foods

food safety recall round-up 1-7 July 2016

food safety recall round-up 1-7 July 2016

Recalls: Allergens, glass and fermentation

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food recalls and alerts for the first week of July came from England, Ireland, USA, Canada, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, France, Belgium, Germany, Norway and Denmark.

BPA has been declared safe by the FDA and EFSA

UPDATED: ConAgra, Nestlé and GMA respond

BPA substitutes in canned food ‘not clear’ - EWG

By Joseph James Whitworth

Many companies that have stopped using bisphenol A (BPA) in canned food did not reveal what they are using instead, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

Stock market prices were used to determine costs of food recalls

Recall class biggest factor on bottom line

By Joseph James Whitworth

The class of a recall is the most impactful factor on bottom line when a firm faces a meat or poultry recall, according to research.

Lofthouse Cookies, a ConAgra Foods brand, is transitioning one of its plants to nut-free production.

ConAgra cookie production goes nut-free

By Jenni Spinner

Lofthouse Cookies, a ConAgra Foods brand, has transitioned its main bakery to nut-free production to accommodate demand for allergen-free products.

A ConAgra snack nut facility experienced a small fire in a roasting unit; no injuries were reported.

Fire strikes ConAgra nut facility

By Jenni Spinner

A small fire broke out inside a snack nut roaster at a ConAgra-owned processing facility; no injuries were reported.