Frozen dog food products recalled due to excessive Vitamin D content | News

Will Kreznick

Monroe, Washington — Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company has announced a recall of approximately 51,000 packages of Simply Nourish frozen dog food because of an accidental inclusion of too much Vitamin D. Dogs that ingest too much Vitamin D may experience symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst and urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss.

Over time, excessive doses of Vitamin D can cause serious health problems in dogs including renal dysfunction.

Affected Simply Nourish frozen food products were distributed at PetSmart stores nationwide. Products are sold in 2-lb and 4.5-lb packages. Affected products and best by

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How proteins from your gut could solve freezer burn

Will Kreznick

Open the freezer door, and there, way in the back, maybe an old carton of ice cream growing spikes of ice. Or a forgotten frozen lasagna covered in icy crystals. Or drying of meat surfaces if not well covered.

People sometimes call this phenomenon “freezer burn,” It happens when tiny ice crystals on the food’s surface evaporate directly into vapor without first going through the liquid water phase – a process scientifically termed sublimation. This moisture loss can leave the food’s surface layers dried out and discolored.

As a food scientist, I call the initial surface ice formation

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Major expanded recall on frozen shrimp sold at Whole Foods, other retailers

Will Kreznick

The 365 variety was one of 26 products on the expanded list.

Time to take stock of what’s in your freezer after a major frozen shrimp producer issued an expanded recall on a range of products due to salmonella concerns.

Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd, expanded a voluntarily recall that was first issued June 25, 2021 to now include “certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled, deveined, shrimp (with some packaged with cocktail sauce) sold in various unit sizes, because

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Frozen food continues to win as regions re-open, but what consumers reach for is evolving, IRI finds

Will Kreznick

In the months following the initial coronavirus outbreak, headline after headline declared frozen foods a ‘sales powerhouse,’ as consumers looked for comforting, convenient and healthy food with which to stock their kitchens, IRI executive president Sally Lyons Wyatt said during a recent presentation.

While that “story is not new,”​ Wyatt told said what is new is the staying power and strength of frozen even as mobility increases and consumers have more options now that they can more safely visit grocery stores and go to restaurants.

According to IRI data, in the year ending June 13, 2021, dollar sales of

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Frozen food you should never be without

Will Kreznick




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