hydrolyzed vegetable protein recall

The outbreak linked to salami and pepper, and the recall linked to hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP), have sparked additional food recalls.  First, the pepper.  The FDA’s recall notice posted today (it is dated March 25th–from a consumer health standpoint, shouldn’t these notices be going up a little closer in time to the day they occurred)

HVP RECALL UDATE:

Several days ago, Basic Food Flavors, Inc., a Nevada company, recalled hydrolyzed vegetable protein ("HVP"–a protein breakdown product of vegetable amino acids), due to potential salmonella contamination.  The recalled products were widely distributed and included in many further processed foods.  Ever since, many companies that used Basic Food’s HVP as an ingredient in their own products, have announced