McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced yesterday it is expanding the voluntary recall of retail, frozen hash brown products that may contain golf ball materials with Wegman’s Brand 28-ounce bag of frozen O’Brien Hash Browns (UPC 07789036523).
In the United States the potato chip category maintains a dominant lead over other salty snacks in terms of overall sales, but household spend on meat snacks is a not-too-distant rival and is gaining ground.
Today Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced that it has completed the acquisition of protein-based snacking businesses Thanasi Foods LLC, maker of Duke's® meat snacks, and BIGS LLC, maker of BIGS® seeds (collectively, Thanasi).
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant pathology team intentionally infected potato plants with psyllids positive with the bacterium that causes zebra chip disease, in order to identify promising germplasm in the battle against the disease plaguing the US potato industry for the past 15 years.
The Miss Vickie's® brand today announced a voluntary recall of Jalapeño-flavoured Miss Vickie's® brand kettle cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning used in the product.