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December 24, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Caramel apple company issues recall after listeria outbreak

From Seattle Times staff reporter JoNel Aleccia: A Missouri firm is recalling caramel apples produced from August through November after they were linked to an outbreak of listeria food poisoning that killed five people and sickened two dozen more in 10 states, including a teen boy in Washington. The Happy Apple Company of Washington, Mo., issued a voluntary…


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September 13, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Company recalls tomatoes sold at Lynnwood Costco

A California company issued a voluntary recall of its tomatoes Saturday night, saying that batches of the tomatoes sold at the Costco in Lynnwood might be contaminated with salmonella. The recall affects Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes, packed on Sept. 5 or Sept. 6. The tomatoes were shipped to several Costco locations, including Lynnwood and Tacoma. The company…


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February 8, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Wyoming company recalls beef jerky

Wyoming Authentic Products is recalling about 365 pounds of beef-jerky products due to a so-called “processing deviation.” The recalled products are sold under the brand name Wyoming Gourmet Beef and were produced on various dates between Nov. 4 and Dec. 18, 2013. The recall includes: 3.5-ounce packages of the original, peppered and honey-flavored jerky with case…


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October 28, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Voluntary recall of packaged salads is expanded

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Reser’s Fine Foods has voluntarily expanded a recall of packaged salads from its factory in Topeka, Kan. The company based in Beaverton said it took the step Saturday because the products distributed nationwide and in Canada may be contaminated with listeria, which can cause serious illness. Symptoms of listeria include fever, headache, abdominal…


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April 25, 2013 at 10:43 AM

Justices OK recall petition of Pacific mayor

OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court says an effort to recall the mayor of Pacific can move forward. Cy Sun won the mayor’s office on a write-in campaign in 2011, promising to rid the small town on the Pierce-King County line of corruption and patronage. Instead, the Supreme Court noted in its unanimous decision Thursday, he has…


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November 6, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Judge ends effort to recall Seattle School Board member

An effort to recall Seattle School Board member Sherry Carr failed this week after King County Superior Court Judge Palmer Robinson ruled that  the allegations against Carr, if true, would not amount to malfeasance or a violation of Carr’s oath of office. Rita Green, a Seattle parent and president of the Rainier Beach High PTSA, sought to recall Carr.  Green alleged that Carr demonstrated wrongful conduct…


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September 24, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Albertsons recalls some ground beef in 3 states

The Associated Press BOISE — Alberstons said Monday that it is voluntarily recalling a number of ground beef products sold at its stores in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, due to risk of E. coli contamination. No illnesses have been reported. The grocery chain, which is owned by Supervalu Inc., said the move follows an expanded recall by XL…


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September 20, 2012 at 8:59 PM

USDA: Imported Canadian beef may contain E. coli

Imported Canadian beef products distributed in Washington may be contaminated with E. coli according to a Public Health Alert the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today. The meat is often processed into other products such as ground beef, ground beef patties, beef jerky, and pastrami. Tests conducted by both the USDA’s Food Safety and…


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September 12, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Whole Foods recalls cheese with possible Listeria contamination

The ricotta salata cheese being recalled carries a Whole Foods scale label (FDA photo) Whole Foods Market has recalled a cheese called ricotta salata that may be contaminated with sometimes fatal Listeria monocytogenes from stores in Seattle, Lynnwood, Bellevue and Redmond, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.All “sell by” dates through…


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August 16, 2012 at 12:09 AM

Packages of turkey sausage recalled in Washington state

By The Associated Press Wisconsin-based Johnsonville Sausage is recalling some packages of turkey sausage with cheddar cheese distributed in Washington state and elsewhere because the product may include glove pieces.  The company is recalling select 13.5-ounce vacuum packages of Johnsonville “Turkey Sausage with Cheddar Cheese” with a “Best By” date of Aug. 20, 2012, and the establishment…


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