It is hard to feed a family of picky eaters, but what if that family has members with different food allergies and intolerances? Then it becomes a nightmare, especially considering the many food recall out there on a daily basis.
That is why we strive to you abreast of the the news and information related to the most recent ones. But, we realize there are some everyday foods that are recalled regularly that don’t make our daily feed because they appear so frequently as duplicate stories when they are really new.
So, today, we bring you the 10 most often recalled foods you should avoid at all costs as provided by Cheat Sheet. Some you should know as they made the news in a big way; others you may be surprised to see because you may have been aware of a particular brand having issues, but didn’t realize that it was really a problem for a particular type of food, not just a brand.
Here they are the 10 most often recalled foods you should avoid at all costs as determined by Cheat Sheet and why:
1. Frozen Dinners
Why: Salmonella, Listeria, Objects in food
3. Hot Dogs
Why: Listeria, Weird fillers
5. Ground Beef
Why: E. coli, Objects in food
6. Ready-to-eat Chicken
Why: Listeria,Salmonella,Undisclosed Allergens
7. Frozen Fruits and Veggies
9. Pre-made Salads
10. Romaine Lettuce
Why: E. coli
To learn more about why these foods have been recalled, read the full Cheat Sheet article here.
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About the Author: Aisha K. Staggers is a writer, lecturer, political analyst and literary agent. She appears weekly for “Staggers’ State of Things” on the Dr. Vibe Show. Her work has been published by Paper Magazine, AfroPunk, The Spool, GREY Journal, MTV News, HuffPost, Blavity, Atlanta Blackstar, For Harriet, New York Review of Books and a host of other first-run publications and syndicated outlets. Find her on Twitter @AishaStaggers. For more of her work, check out her page here!