Scary Food: 9 Nasty Recalls

The U.S. banned imports of a Chinese dairy supplier after several products were found to be tainted with melanine.
Cadbury — June 2006 The U.S. banned imports of a Chinese dairy supplier after several products were found to be tainted with melanine.
The U.S. banned imports of a Chinese dairy supplier after several products were found to be tainted with melanine.
Chinese Dairy — Nov. 2008 The U.S. banned imports of a Chinese dairy supplier after several products were found to be tainted with melanine.
Regulators recalled 143 million pounds of frozen ground beef in the largest U.S. beef recall ever. Regulators recalled 143 million pounds of frozen ground beef in the largest U.S. beef recall ever.
Frozen Beef — Feb. 2008 Regulators recalled 143 million pounds of frozen ground beef in the largest U.S. beef recall ever. Regulators recalled 143 million pounds of frozen ground beef in the largest U.S. beef recall ever.
In August 2010, the U.S. government oversaw a massive recall of 228 million eggs due to a salmonella scare. The eggs were all produced by Wright County Egg is Galt, Iowa.
Eggs In August 2010, the U.S. government oversaw a massive recall of 228 million eggs due to a salmonella scare. The eggs were all produced by Wright County Egg is Galt, Iowa.
Nearly 826,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled in 12 states in August 2009 after at least 27 people were sickened by salmonella.
Ground Beef — Oct. 2007 Nearly 826,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled in 12 states in August 2009 after at least 27 people were sickened by salmonella.
Baby food giant Gerber recalled organic rice and oatmeal cereals after a Florida parent reported dozens of hard clumps, a potential choking hazard.
Baby Food — July 2007 Baby food giant Gerber recalled organic rice and oatmeal cereals after a Florida parent reported dozens of hard clumps, a potential choking hazard.
Chocolate chip maker Nestle recalled 300,000 packages of its Toll House cookies after customers reported possible E. coli contamination after eating raw cookie dough.
Cookie Dough — June 2009 Chocolate chip maker Nestle recalled 300,000 packages of its Toll House cookies after customers reported possible E. coli contamination after eating raw cookie dough.
Peter Pan Peanut Butter — Feb. 2007
Peter Pan Peanut Butter — Feb. 2007
The nation’s second-largest pistachio processor issued a nationwide recall of pistachios in March 2009 after Kraft Foods told U.S. regulators of its link to tainted trail mix.
Pistachios — March 2009 The nation’s second-largest pistachio processor issued a nationwide recall of pistachios in March 2009 after Kraft Foods told U.S. regulators of its link to tainted trail mix.
An e. coli epidemic traced to California spinach killed three people in 2006 and sickened 199 people in 26 states.
Spinach – Fall 2006 An e. coli epidemic traced to California spinach killed three people in 2006 and sickened 199 people in 26 states.
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