Entries by Carla

ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing Recalled for Bacteria

Drew’s Organics of Chester, VT has issued a recall for one lot of ALDI Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing because it may be contaminated with bacteria including Clostridium botulinum due to a processing error. At the time of the recall, the company was not aware of any illnesses, however, consumers who have purchased this […]


Tyson Precooked Chicken Listeria Outbreak Ends

A Listeria outbreak linked to Tyson pre-cooked chicken has ended with three illnesses and one fatality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today.  Health officials used genetic tetsing to establish that the three outbreak patients were sickened by the identical strain of Listeria which was also found in two samples of pre-cooked chicken. The […]


Don’t Eat Recalled or Any Fratelli Berretta Antipasto Trays, CDC Warns

A current recall doesn’t cover all Fratelli Berretta antipasto trays that pose a Salmonella risk, the CDC warns, and consumers shouldn’t eat any of them. The prosciutto, soppressata, coppa, and salami recall was issued in connection with an ongoing Salmonella outbreak after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that Fratelli Berretta was […]


Fratelli Beretta Uncured Antipasto Trays Tied to Salmonella Outbreak

The CDC has named Fratelli Beretta brand uncured antipasto trays sold at Costco as the source of Salmonella infections that are part of an outbreak that has sickened 36 people in 17 states. Twelve people have been hospitalized. Health officials used whole genome sequencing to identify the genetic “fingerprint” of the Salmonella strain cultured from these […]

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Charcuterie Meats Such as Salami, Prosciutto

Charcuterie meats such as salami, prosciutto, coppa, and soppressata are linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 36 people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twelve people have been hospitalized. August 27, 2021 UPDATE Health officials identified Fratelli Beretta antipasto trays as a source of this outbreak. These items, in […]

Pre-Cooked Shrimp Salmonella Weltevreden Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says pre-cooked shrimp is the likely source of a Salmonella Weltevreden outbreak that has sickened at least six people.  The agency is not disclosing the name of the company, the product brand name, or the locations where the shrimp was sold because it appears the affected product is no […]

Kirkwood Chicken Cordon Bleu Contains Salmonella Outbreak Strain

While investigating a breaded chicken Salmonella outbreak, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture tested Kirkwood Chicken Cordon Bleu and found the outbreak strain.  Kirkwood is a store brand for  ALDI, but other brands may also be implicated as the investigation progresses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The six-state outbreak includes 17 confirmed cases. Patients […]

Ground Turkey Salmonella Hadar Outbreak Ends

A ground turkey Salmonella outbreak has ended after sickening 33 people in 14 states. Health officials identified ground turkey sold under the brand names Plainville Farms, Wegmans, and Nature’s Promise  as the source of the outbreak. Four people were hospitalized. Salmonella Hadar in Ground Turkey Plainville Brands, LLC of New Oxford, PA produced all of the ground turkey […]

Organic Yogurt E. coli Outbreak Expands- 15 Cases Confirmed

An E. coli outbreak linked to organic yogurt sold under the brand names PCC and Pure Eire has expanded to include 15 cases, according to the latest information from the Washington Department of Health. Nine of the people sickened in this outbreak are children who are nine years of age or younger. Nine people have […]

PCC Yogurt E. coli Recall, Illnesses Reported

PCC grass-fed, organic yogurt, made for PCC Community Markets by Pure Eire Dairy, is under recall for E. coli after Washington health officials linked it to illnesses in that state. In addition to all flavors of PCC yogurt sold in 8 oz and 16 oz -containers, the PCC yogurt E. coli recall also includes yogurt […]

WA E. coli Outbreak in King, Snohomish, Benton and Walla Walla Counties

A Washington E. coli O157:H7 outbreak includes illnesses in King, Snohomish, Benton and Walla Walla counties. King County health officials first discovered the outbreak last week. At that time, seven children, all under the age of 14, were sick. Six of them were hospitalized, two with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure […]