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CDC Map of Enoki Mushroom Listeria Outbreak

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…
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After E. coli Outbreak, FDA Issues Warning Letter to Sprouts Unlimited

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Sprouts Unlimited of Marion, Iowa after clover sprouts produced by the company were linked to an E. coli outbreak in Iowa that sickened 22 people who ate the sprouts…
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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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Homestead Creamery Recalls Butter for Listeria Risk

Homestead Creamery of Wirtz, VA is recalling butter that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported, according to the company, but consumers who have purchased this butter should…
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Omit the E. coli, Salmonella? Pillsbury Rolls Out Safe-to-Eat Cookie Dough

Salmonella in raw eggs and E. coli in raw flour make dough and batter dangerous to eat. Pillsbury is hoping it has a solution with a new "safe-to-eat cookie dough" product that uses heat-treated flour and pasteurized eggs. Ten years ago,…
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More Enoki Mushrooms Imported from Korea Recalled for Listeria

Guan’s Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling enoki mushrooms imported from Korea that may be contaminated with Listeria. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported, according to the company. However, consumers who have purchased…
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E. coli Outbreak Linked to Clover Spouts at Jimmy John's Expands

An E. coli outbreak linked to clover sprouts sold at Jimmy John's and elsewhere has expanded to include 39 illnesses in six states. Two people have been hospitalized. Twenty-five new cases - all but one of them in Utah have been reported since…