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Veggie Recall: Wegman's, Whole Foods, Meijer, Crazy Fresh, Amazon Go

A massive recall issued by Mann Packing Co. Inc. of Salinas, CA for vegetables potentially contaminated with Listeria includes Wegman's, Whole Foods, Meijer, Crazy Fresh, Amazon Go, Kowalski's and Quick & Easy products. Some of the products…
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Listeria Outbreak Ends with 24 Sick, 2 Dead and a Couple of Questions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ended its investigation of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 24 people killing two of them. The agency's announcement today that it would be wrapping up its investigation came two and…
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The Romaine E. coli Outbreak and the Secret of Secret Outbreaks

Last week, on Halloween, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted an item on the "FDA in Brief" tab of the "FDA Newsroom" section of the agency's website.  This is generally the section where the FDA alerts us that it has provided…
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Mann Vegetable Listeria Recall Includes More Than a Dozen Brands

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Mann Packing Co. Inc. of Salinas, CA has issued a recall for 134 varieties of fresh and frozen vegetables sold under more than a dozen brand names for potential Listeria risk. The recalled items were sold in Canada and the U.S. The company said…
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Whoops! ADM Says Even More King Arthur Flour Was at E. coli Risk

More King Arthur flour is being recalled after the company was notified that its manufacturer, ADM Milling Co. in Buffalo, NY, forgot to include three lots of flour in the original recall in June 2019 and the expanded recall in October 2019. The…
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Deadly Ground Beef Salmonella Outbreak Strikes 6 States

A ground beef Salmonella outbreak has sickened 10 people killing one of them. The outbreak strain, Salmonella Dublin, is so virulent that the hospitalization rate for this outbreak is more than four times the average. The illnesses were…
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Can I Get Listeria from Apples?

Can I get Listeria from apples? That's the question some people have been mulling since a major recall for apples potentially contaminated with Listeria was announced earlier this week. And the answer is Yes. Although some foods such…
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Pig Ear Dog Treat Salmonella Outbreak Ends

The Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats has ended after sickening 154 people who handled them. The illnesses, which were reported from 34 states, include 27 children under the age of five and 35 people whose illnesses were so…
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Apples Sold in MI, WI, NC, KY, FL, IL, TX and LA Recalled for Listeria

North Bay Produce Inc. of Traverse City, MI has issued a recall for apples sold in eight states for possible Listeria contamination.  The apples recalled for Listeria risk were shipped to retailers in: MI, WI, NC, KY, FL, IL, TX and LA between…
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New Seasons Market Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak and Recall Expand

An E. coli outbreak and recall linked to ground beef produced and sold at New Seasons Markets stores have both expanded. The outbreak now includes four illnesses. And the recall has been expanded to include ground beef with “sell by” dates…
E. coli Attorney - Stater Bros. Ground Beef E. coli Outbreak Recall

Stater Bros. Ground Beef Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

A deadly Salmonella outbreak has been linked to ground beef produced by Central Valley Meat Co. Inc. of Hanford, CA and sold under the brand name Stater Bros. The ground beef Salmonella outbreak has sickened 10 people in six states. One person…
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Possible Salad E. coli Outbreak in Wisconsin

  A possible salad E. coli outbreak may be unfolding in Wisconsin. During the last week, three women in the northwestern part of the state were all hospitalized with E. coli O157:H7 infections. Two of them who were interviewed by health…
Fresh Seasons Veggie & Ranch Cup Recall

Listeria Recall for Fresh Seasons Veggie and Ranch Dip Cups in MN

Fresh Seasons vegetable and ranch dip cups sold in MN cafeterias and vending machines are part of the Mann vegetable Listeria recall. Although no illnesses have been reported in conjunction with these products, consumers who have purchased these…