Current News and Investigations from our Food Safety Legal Team

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After Latest E. coli Outbreak, FDA issues Warning to Jimmy John's

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to Jimmy John's Franchise, LLC saying that the company, which has been linked to at least five food poisoning outbreaks over the last seven years, has "engaged in a pattern of…
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Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Fresh Thyme Blackberries Ends, 20 Sick

A hepatitis A outbreak linked to fresh conventional blackberries sold at Fresh Thyme and Woodman’s Market has ended after sickening 20 people, 11 of whom were hospitalized. Hepatitis A, a highly contagious virus,  causes liver infections.…
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Tailor Cut Produce Ends with 165 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to cut fruit processed by Tailor Cut Produce of North Brunswick, New Jersey has ended after sickening 165 people in 14 states. Seventy-three people were hospitalized. Although 14 states are included in the…
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FDA: Aunt Jeni's Frozen Raw Pet Food Poses Salmonella Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that one lot of Aunt Jeni's frozen raw pet food poses a Salmonella risk. This is the second time in six months that such an advisory has been issued for this brand of pet food. This…
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Blendtopia Recalls Frozen Smoothie Products for Possible Listeria

Blendtopia has issued a recall for Superfood Smoothie Kits that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause serious illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage, stillbirth and premature…
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Nuts 'N More Peanut Spread Recalled for Listeria Risk

Nuts 'N More brand peanut spread has been recalled for potential Listeria contamination. At the time of the recall, the company was not aware of reports of illness. Nuts 'N More Plain Peanut Spread was distributed to retail locations…
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Lipari Expands Listeria Recall for Premo and Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwiches

Lipari Foods of Warren, MI is again expanding its Listeria recall of wedge sandwiches sold under the brand names Premo and Fresh Grab. The recall now includes all sandwiches with a "Best By" date of 2/6/20 or before.  Please click the preceding…
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E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, CA Ends

The end of the lettuce-growing season in Salinas, CA has brought about the end of a months-long E. coli outbreak linked to romaine from that area, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency has also lifted…
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Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Salad E. coli Outbreak Ends with 10 Sick

The E. coli outbreak linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp salad kits has ended with 10 people from five states sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although these kits contain romaine lettuce from Salinas,…
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Imported Enoki Mushrooms Linked to Deadly Listeria Outbreak

A Listeria outbreak linked to Enoki mushrooms imported by Sun Hong Foods Inc. of Korea has sickened 36 people in 17 states. Four people have died. Among the three dozen people sickened in this outbreak are six pregnant women two of whom suffered…
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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Almark Hard-Boiled Eggs Ends

The Listeria outbreak linked to salads and other foods containing Almark hard-boiled eggs has ended after sickening eight people in five states. One person is dead. Since the CDC last updated the outbreak in December 2019, one more illness…
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Rediviva Campylobacter Outbreak Sickens 15 in WA

Rediviva restaurant in Aberdeen, WA was temporarily closed following an inspection that was prompted by reports of illness. At least 15 customers who ate at the restaurant on Valentine's Day got food poisoning. Chicken liver mousse contaminated…
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Jimmy John's Clover Sprout E. coli Outbreak Hits 5 States

Clover sprouts at Jimmy John's restaurants have been linked to an E. coli outbreak in five states: Illinios, Iowa, Missouri, Texas an Utah. The latest Jimmy John's E. coli outbreak comes just weeks after another E. coli outbreak linked to clover…