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Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate+ Outbreaks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is searching for the food source of a Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate+ outbreak. So far, 14 people have developed infections from food contaminated with this strain formerly known as…

As 2 Mystery Salmonella Outbreaks Expand, FDA Searches for the Source

The FDA is currently investigating three Salmonella outbreaks, one linked to Jif peanut butter, and two more with unknown sources. Here's what we know so far. Jif Salmonella Outbreak Between February 19, 2022, and  May 2, 2022, 16 people…
Daily Harvest Crumbles Recall

What is Causing Illnesses Tied to Daily Harvest Lentil + Leek Crumbles?

About a week ago, reports of illness among Daily Harvest customers began to surface. Many who had eaten French Lentil + Leek Crumbles from the meal delivery service were reporting food poisoning symptoms including abdominal cramps, vomiting,…
FreshPet Salmonella Recall

Freshpet Salmonella Recall Includes Walmart, Target

Freshpet Home Cooked Chicken Recipe dog food is being recalled for Salmonella risk. Handling contaminated pet food can cause human illness. The recall includes a single lot of  the following variety: Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen…
Supermom's Salad Listeria recall

Salad Listeria Recall Includes Speedway Stores in MN, SD and WI

Supermom's Kitchen salads recalled for Listeria were sold at Speedway stores in Minnesota and South Dakota statewide and select Wisconsin locations. On June 9, Northern Tier Bakery LLC of  St. Paul Park, MN issued a Listeria recall for chef…
Beef Salmonella outbreak

A Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Beef Products? USDA is Investigating

Are beef products the source of a Salmonella Muenchen outbreak? The U.S Department of Agricultures's Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) suspects they are and has opened an investigation but provided no further information. A few weeks…
Listeria Outbreak

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…
Urban Remedy Tea Tonic Hepatitis Recall

Strawberry Hibiscus Urban Remedy Hepatitis Recall

A hepatitis recall for Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose has been issued. The recall includes products with the lot code 1232  and best by date 7/17/2022. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product…
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Hepatitis from Strawberries Sold at ALDI, Trader Joe's, Walmart in MN

In Minnesota, organic strawberries sold at ALDI, Trader Joe's, and Walmart have been linked to a hepatitis A outbreak. The multistate outbreak includes 17 illnesses in three states: California (15), Minnesota (1), and North Dakota (1). Twelve…
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To Make Soft Cheese Without Listeria, Stringent Hygiene is Required

A new CDC report about the deadly El Abuelito queso fresco Listeria outbreak in 2021 outlines why Listeria is a known risk in the production of soft cheeses. The outbreak, which sickened 13 people, ended in May 2021, with 12 hospitalizations…
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Jif Recall Includes Fruit and Vegetable Snack Packs, Candy, More

The Jif Salmonella recall includes fruit and veggie snack packs, candy, prepared foods sold at grocery stores, and other products containing peanut butter. These items have been recalled in connection with a multistate Salmonella outbreak that…
Beef Salmonella outbreak

USDA Suspects Beef is the Source of a New E. coli Outbreak

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) officials suspect beef is the source of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak and have opened an investigation. The agency has not released any details about the outbreak, but one detail of the announcement…