KANSAS CITY, Mo. – During the month of May, meat and poultry companies in the US and Canada issued 14 recalls of products and issued one public health alert. More than 1.06 million lbs. of products were recalled during the month resulting from a variety of food safety issues, ranging from undeclared allergens to water contamination to Listeria monocytogenes or E. coli contamination to the presence of extraneous material in products. Below are links to those reports: 

Maple Leaf Foods recalls quiche products
May 4, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
The quiche products were distributed without re-inspection upon entry to US.

Frozen Beef Chile Colorado meals recalled
May 4, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Blount Fine Foods recalls products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Marcho Farms recalls 5,600 lbs. of product over E. coli concerns
May 5, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Pork, beef and veal products are suspected of non-O157 STEC contamination.

Chicken sausage recalled after extraneous material discovered
May 8, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Perdue Farms determined the plastic material was from safety goggles.

Public health alert issued for Pinnacle Foods pork, sausage products
May 10, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
FSIS is warning consumers that frozen, ready-to-eat items may be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes.

Maple Leaf Foods recalls breaded chicken products
May 10, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
CFIA said the items may be contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus.

Monte Cristo sandwiches recalled
May 11, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
The French toast portion of the sandwich had been contaminated with Listeria.

USDA announces two recalls
May 15, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Frozen entrees and burritos affected by Listeria contamination.

John Morrell recalls beef frank products
May 22, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Reports of metal contamination triggered the recall of 210,000 lbs. of products.

Frozen meat and poultry recall due to water contamination
May 22, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Correctional Industries Airway Heights Food Operations recalls approximately 319,000 lbs.

Egg rolls recalled from Canadian Costco stores
May 24, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
The items may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, CFIA reported.

Armour Eckrich recalls sausage due to foreign matter contamination
May 25, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Extraneous materials, specifically metal pieces, cause recall of ready-to-eat sausage.

Recall of frozen waffle and turkey sausage products
May 26, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Golden Gourmet is recalling products due to possible Listeria contamination.

Cauldron Soups recalls beef broth products
May 30, 2017 by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
The product was produced without the benefit of inspection.