ConAgra Foods Expands Recall of P.F. Chang’s Frozen Meals

ConAgra P.F. Chang's Recall

ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) expanded its voluntary recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand products due to potential foreign matter contamination. The company initially recalled 3,806 pounds of frozen meals on July 7. If you recently bought P.F. Chang’s frozen chicken and beef entrée items, double-check if it is included in the expanded recall. ConAgra is now recalling 195,000 pounds of frozen meals, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). ConAgra initially discovered the food safety problem when an employee observed metal fragments while dispensing…

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Hoverboards Made in China: 500K Units Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

hoverboards recall

More than 500,000 units of self-balancing scooters popularly known as hoverboards have been recalled due to fire hazard, according to the Consumer Product safety Commission (CPSC). According to the CPSC, ten companies including Digital Gadgets LLC, Hoverboard LLC, Hype Wireless, Keenford, PTX Performance Products USA, Swagway LLC, Yuka Clothing, Boscov’s and are recalling certain brands of hoverboards. After months of excellent, round-the-clock work by our engineers, investigators and compliance officers, CPSC has secured the recall of more than a half million hoverboards by 10 different companies. This is a…

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General Mills Expands Flour Recall as More People Report Illness Linked to E.coli

General Mills flour recall

General Mills expanded its flour recall under the brands Gold Medal, Wondra, and Signature Kitchens to include those produced in earlier in the fall as more people reported illness linked to E. coli. According to the company, “a newly-reported illness appears to have stemmed from the consumption of dough or batter linked to flour produced last fall.” The latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated four more people have been infected with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC O121) in four states including Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma and…

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HP, Apple Lead Tech Companies in Preventing Forced Labor

HP, Apple Lead Preventing Forced Labor

HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) were given the highest scores among 20 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies in terms of preventing forced labor in supply chains. The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimated the 21 million people are victims of forced labor worldwide. The private economy generates $150 billion in illegal profits through forced labor every year. The UK Modern Slavery Act and the California Supply Chains Transparency Act requires companies to reveal their initiatives to fight forced labor. Migrant workers at the supply chains of ICT companies…

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General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour over E. Coli Concerns

General Mills Flour Recalls

General Mills (NYSE:GE) recalled around ten million pounds of flour following reports from consumers that they got sick after using the baking product over the past five months. The company said its flour sold under the brand names Gold Medal, Wondra, and Signature Kitchens are included in the recall. According to General Mills, there are 38 incidents of illness across 20 states related to E. coli 0121 between December 21 2015 and May 3, 2016. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that approximately 50% of the 38…

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