468,000 pounds of meat have been pulled from store shelves. The recall impacts Illinois consumers.
Manda Packing Company has recalled 468,000 pounds of meat, including some that was sold in Illinois, the Huffington Post reports. The roast beef, ham, turkey breast, tasso pork, ham shanks, hog head cheese, corned beef and pastrami have all been pulled from store shelves due to possible listeria contamination, the USDA reports. The meats were produced between Feb. 27 and April 9 with various “sell by” dates. The meats were sold under multiple brand names that can be found on the USDA’s website. The recalled meats were shipped to stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
The company has recalled several products over fears of E.coli contamination.
You may want to check your freezer for a handful of frozen foods that were recalled last week due to a possible E.coli contamination. According to a Kane County Health Department press release, Rich Products Corporation has recalled the following items, which were produced from Nov. 12, 2012 to Nov. 19, 2012: The Food Safety Inspection Service’s website has more specific information on these products. Rich Products Corporation announced the recall Thursday, according to ABCNews. The recalled Farm Rich products were distributed to stores nationwide, according to the article. The firm has been working with the Food Safety Inspection Service as well as the Food and Drug Administration to investigate and identify the possible source of …
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined the multi-state $29 million settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation over its failure to alert motorists to dangerous acceleration safety defects.
Thursday, February 14
Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined a $29 million, multi-state settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation over its failure to alert motorists to dangerous safety defects that caused millions of vehicles to unintentionally accelerate. “In spite of the evidence that millions of vehicles had serious defects, Toyota continued to promote and sell cars that put its customers in great danger,” Madigan said. Madigan and the states allege Toyota officials were aware of the defects that caused millions of its vehicles, including the Camry, Corolla and Prius, to unintentionally accelerate but failed to alert the public and continued to market and advertise Toyota vehicles as safe. The defects led to wide-ranging recalls of its vehicles in late…