Cryptosporidum food poisoning outbreaks
Enoki mushroom Listeria

What's Up with the FDA's Enoki Mushroom Listeria Investigation?

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It's been about six weeks since the last update on the enoki mushrooms Listeria outbreak. What's the holdup? We first learned about the outbreak on November 17, 2022, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it.…
FDA final report on falafel E. coli outbreak.

Did Falafel E. coli Outbreak Include a Death? FDA, CDC Disagree

An E. coli outbreak linked to Earth Grown falafel ended this week with 24 illnesses and five hospitalizations, according to the FDA and the CDC. But the final reports from the agencies differ on a key point. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration…
Deli meat Listeria outbreak

How Common are Deli Meat Listeria Outbreaks?

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Deli meat and cheese sold at NetCost and other stores has been linked to a deadly multistate Listeria outbreak. Health officials have not yet identified the specific brand or brands that are causing the illnesses and are warning people in high-risk…
chili Cheese flavored wieners Listeria recall

Listeria Health Alert for Chili Cheese Wieners

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has issued a public health alert for Our Local Smokehouse brand chili cheese flavored wieners that may be contaminated with Listeria.  USDA FSIS issued…
HelloFresh Ground Beef E. coli

E. coli illnesses Tied to HelloFresh Ground Beef

Ground beef included in HelloFresh meal kits delivered July 2 to  July 21, 2022 is the probable source of an E. coli outbreak, according to a public health alert from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA…

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Farmers Market Peas

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Six people who ate shelled peas they purchased from various Wisconsin farmers markets are part of a Salmonella outbreak, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS.) The shelled peas, from Green Barn Farm Market of Ripon,…
Listeria recall

FDA Investigating Another Mystery Listeria Outbreak

For the third time this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened an investigation into a mystery Listeria outbreak. One of the investigations was closed a few weeks ago without being solved, so this new one is one of two…
Groud beef E. coli recall

Recalled Ground Beef Sold at Fresh Thyme, PriceRite, Earth Fare, More

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Ground beef recalled for potential E. coli O103 contamination was sold at Walmart, Weis, Winn Dixie, PriceRite, Fresh Thyme, Earth Fare, Food City, Food Universe, Giant Eagle, Grocery Bargain, Grocery Outlet, Key Food Marketplace, ShopRite…
USDA first quarter recalls

First Quarter Includes Listeria and E. coli Meat and Poultry Recalls

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During the first quarter of 2022, 14 recalls and public health alerts were issued for meat and poultry products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS). As usual, most of the recalls,…
cheese recall

Our Table Cooperative Frozen Blueberry Listeria Recall

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Our Table Cooperative of Sherwood, OR has issued a recall for frozen blueberries that may be contaminated with Listeria sold at stores since mid-March. Consumers who have purchased frozen blueberries from Our Table Cooperative locations should…
TWA enoki mushrooms Listeria recall

Farm Fresh TWA Enoki Mushroom Listeria Recall

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Farm Fresh Produce of Vernon, CA has issued a recall for enoki mushrooms sold nationwide that may be contaminated with Listeria. This is the latest in a string of enoki mushroom Listeria recalls. Consumers who have purchased recalled enoki mushrooms…