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  Mann Packing Co. Voluntarily Recalls Series of Vegetable Products
Vegetable products, including some distributed by companies headquartered in Texas, have been recalled due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  >>
  RECALL: Kenosha Beef Recalls Johnsonville Brand Pork Sausage Products
Kenosha Beef International LTD is recalling approximately 89,235 pounds of Johnsonville Grillers brand pork sausage patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.  >>
  RECALL: Sara Lee, Great Value, Kroger, Bimbo, Nature’s Harvest and L’Oven Fresh Breads
Bimbo Bakeries USA has initiated a voluntary regional recall of certain bread products under the Sara Lee®, Kroger®, Bimbo®, Nature’s Harvest®, Great Value and L’Oven Fresh® brands due to the possible presence of fragments of glass caused by a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries.  >>
  RECALL: Aspen Foods Chicken Products
Aspen Foods is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis.  >>
  RECALL: Blue Bell Ice Cream
Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is voluntarily recalling all of its products currently on the market made at all of its facilities due to a possible health risk.  >>
  RECALL: Bear Creek Smokehouse Beef Products
Bear Creek Smokehouse is recalling approximately 3,700 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. This a commercial, non-USDA Foods recall.  >>
  RECALL: Rio Tex Wholesale Meats Ready-to-Eat Beef Products
Rio Tex Wholesale Meats is recalling approximately 58,180 pounds of ready-to-eat beef products that may be contaminated with Listeria. This is a commercial recall and does not involve USDA Foods shipments.  >>
  Recall Notice: Bidart Bros. Granny Smith and Gala Apples
On Friday, January 9, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall notice for Bidart Bros. apples. This is a commercial recall and does not involve USDA Foods shipment of fresh apples. Additionally, this recall does not involve apples received through the Farm to School Program.  >>
  RECALL: Texas Firms Recall Pork Products
In a commercial, non-USDA Foods recall, several Texas firms are recalling pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.  >>
  Webinars Address Different Aspects of Summer Meals
USDA has developed an informative series of webinars for contracting entities participating in its summer meals programs. The webinars are scheduled periodically through August 2015 and offer resources, technical guidance examples and best practices.  >>

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