The largest food recall in United States History is currently underway. And it's going to effect you. Why? Apparently HVP (hydrolyzed vegetable protein) is subject to salmonella. And HVP is used in almost everything from soups to pretzels. So far, no one has gotten sick.
From the FDA website..
Don't eat recalled food! Check these recalled product lists carefully. If you have a product on the list, review the recall notice and follow the manufacturer's instructions for disposing of the product safely.
Salmonella Associated with Foods with Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
- Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) is a flavor enhancer used in processed foods.
- HVP manufactured by Basic Food Flavors has been recalled because of Salmonella. See the consumer alert.
- No illnesses have been reported.
- HVP is used in a wide variety of food products. Only products made with HVP from Basic Food Flavors are being recalled.