Salmonella Contamination Prompts Soy Flour Recall

Posted on October 5, 2011

A Michigan manufacturer is recalling soybean flour and bulk soy meal due to a fear of salmonella contamination, according to recent news sources.

The company announcing the reall is Thumb Oilseed Producer’s Cooperative in Ubly, Michigan. The company has recalled 2623, 40 lb. bags and 360, 1500 lb. totes of soybean flour; in addition to 924, .08 ton loads of bulk soy meal. The product was shipped to wholesalers in Illinois, Vermont, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Canada from November 2010 through September 2011.

The soy flour was distributed in 40 lb. paper bags under the names Nex Soy (Lot numbers TF112310 thru TF033011) and Soy Beginnings (Product Code 285100-NFB; Lot numbers TF112310 thru TF033011). The soy flour was also distributed in 1500 lb. polyurethane totes under the name Soy Beginnings (Product Code 285100-NFT, Lot numbers TF112310 thru TF082311). The soy meal was distributed as .08 ton loads after custom processing with Lot numbers O011711 thru O081711.

No illnesses have been reported.

As a Los Angeles personal injury attorney I know that there many rules and regulations that most food and product manufacturers must abode by. Even so, mistakes can and will be made. The product liability lawyer at our law firm hopes that you or your loved will not be affected by Salmonella contamination. If you or anyone you know has been affected by food-borne illness we encourage them to seek medical attention right away so things do not get any worse.

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