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Salmonella lawyer- Tailor Cut recall of canteloupe, honeydew and pineapple

Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix Recall

Tailor Cut Produce of New Brunswick, NJ, has issued a recall for its Fruit Luau mix containing chunks of pineapple, cantaloupe and honeydew after hospital patients and nursing home residents in southeastern Pennsylvania who ate it developed…
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White Castle Frozen Cheeseburgers Recalled for Listeria

White Castle has issued a recall of frozen products that may be contaminated with Listeria. The recall includes frozen 6 pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6 pack hamburgers, frozen 6 pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, and 16 pack hamburgers, 16 pack cheeseburgers. At…
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Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix is Possible Source of PA Salmonella Outbreak

Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix is possibly the source of a Salmonella outbreak in Pennsylvania that has sickened 31 people, according to the U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA). The outbreak includes illnesses reported from two nursing homes…
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Pennsylvania Salmonella Outbreak Strikes Hospitals, Nursing Homes

A Pennsylvania Salmonella outbreak that includes two hospitals and two nursing homes in southeastern Pennsylvania has sickened 29 people. The illnesses occurred between November 19 and November 30 at the facilities whose names have not yet been…
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Dole Colorful Coleslaw Recall for Salmonella Risk is Latest in Growing List

Dole Fresh Vegetables has issued a recall of President’s Choice Colorful Coleslaw and Marketside Tri-Color Coleslaw for potential contamination with Salmonella. The company issued the recall after Salmonella was found by the Canadian Food…
E. coli Lawyer - CDC Romiane Outbreak Map 12:4:19

Romaine E. coli Outbreak Keeps Expanding, 102 Now Sick

The romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has expanded again and now includes  102 illnesses in 23 states. Fifty-eight people have been hospitalized, 10 of whom have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) a form of kidney failure that is a…
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Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Fresh Thyme Blackberries Grows

The Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries has expanded to include 16 cases in six states. Nine people were so sick they needed to be hospitalized. The blackberries associated with this outbreak were sold…
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Wild Harvest Organic Flour Recalled for Potential E. coli

Wild Harvest Organic All-Purpose Flour is being recalled for possible E. coli contamination.  The recalled flour was sold in 5-lb bags with the code of AA,  "BEST IF USED BY" 010820 CC 15:58 and UPC Code 711535509158. UNFI issued the recall…
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Okami, Trader Joe's Sushi and Spring Rolls Listeria Recall

Okami and Trader Joe's brand sushi, salads and spring rolls are being recalled for potential Listeria contamination. The products, produced by Fuji Food Products Inc. were sold to select retailers and distributors along the East Coast and Upper…
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Another Jimmy John's E. coli Outbreak Linked to Sprouts

A Jimmy John's E. coli outbreak linked to clover sprouts has sickened customers in Iowa. A recall has been issued for the sprouts, produced by Sprouts Unlimited of Marion Iowa, which were also sold at Fareway and Hy Vee stores. The…
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Sprouts Unlimited Clover Sprouts Recalled for E. coli, Illnesses Reported

Sprouts Unlimited of Marion, IA has issued a recall for clover sprouts after health officials in Iowa linked them to an E. coli outbreak. The recalled products were sold at Hy Vee, Fareway Foods and Jimmy John's restaurants in Iowa. The…
E. coli lawyer- CDC map of romaine E. coli outbreak 12:19:19

Romaine E. coli Outbreak Grows, 138 Sick, 13 with HUS

The E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, CA has grown to include 138 patients, 13 of whom have a form of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last…
Listeria lawyer- CDC map of hard boiled egg outbreak

Almark Hard-Boiled Egg Listeria Outbreak Sickens 7, 1 Dead

A hard-boiled egg Listeria outbreak has sickened seven people in five states, killing one of them. Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia, which sells the eggs nationwide to foodservice operators, has not issued a recall for them so the Centers…