Current News and Investigations from our Food Safety Legal Team

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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Ends, but FDA Investigation Continues

The bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak has ended but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing its investigation, the agency said this week. The 14-state outbreak, linked to bagged salads produced by Fresh Express and sold under…
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Cyclospora Outbreak Linked to Bagged Salads Ends

A bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak has ended after sickening 701 people in 14 states. Thirty-eight people were hospitalized. Health officials identified the source of the outbreak as bagged salads produced by Fresh Express containing…
Salmonella Lawyer- Recalled Wood Ear Mushrooms Linked to Outbreak

Dried Wood Ear Mushrooms Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

A 10-state Salmonella outbreak linked to dried wood ear mushrooms has sickened 41 people hospitalizing four of them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Several clusters of illness have been linked to restaurants…
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Salmonella Outbreak in Canada Prompts Sprouts Alive, Sunsprout Recalls

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An alfalfa sprout Salmonella outbreak in Canada has triggered the recall of Sprouts Alive and Sunsprout alfalfa sprouts. This recall is an update to a recall issued on August 11, 2020, for Sunsprout brand alfalfa and radish sprouts. None of…
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Study: Romaine Causes Most E. coli Outbreaks Linked to Leafy Greens

Between 2009 and 2018, 40 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli outbreaks were linked to leafy greens with romaine lettuce identified as the source of more than half of them, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Salmonella Onion Outbreak Sickens 1,012 in 47 States

The Salmonella outbreak linked to onions sold at grocery stores nationwide now includes 1,012 and 136 hospitalizations in 47 states. Illnesses have also been reported in Canada. The onions were produced by Thomson International of Bakersfield,…
Wawona Organic Peaches Salmonella Recall

ALDI Recalls Peaches Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

ALDI has issued a recall for fresh peaches produced by Wawona Packing that have been linked to a nine-state Salmonella outbreak. The recall includes conventional and organic peaches sold in 2-pound bags and conventional peaches sold in bulk…
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HelloFresh Issues Salmonella Recall for Products Containing Onions

HelloFresh is the latest retailer to issue a Salmonella recall for products containing onions produced by Thomson International which have been linked to a nationwide outbreak. Customers who received these meals should not eat them as Salmonella…
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Salmonella Onion Outbreak Expands - 869 Sick in 47 States

A Salmonella outbreak linked to contaminated onions and products containing them has grown to include 869 illnesses in 47 states, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One hundred and sixteen…
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Nekter Juice Bar Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 9 in Woodbury

A Salmonella outbreak at NéktƏr Juice Bar in Woodbury has sickened nine people, two of whom have been hospitalized, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The people sickened in this outbreak, who range in age from 20 to…
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Onion Salmonella Outbreak Ends with 1,127 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to onions produced by Thompson International of Bakersfield, CA has ended with 1,127 sick and 167 hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The outbreak, linked to onions…
Apple Chip Salmonella Recall

Clancy's, Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chip Salmonella Recall

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Seneca Snack Company has issued a recall for cinnamon apple crisp snacks that may be contaminated with Salmonella. The company said it was not aware of any illnesses at the time of the recall but consumers who have purchased these products should…
Salmonella Lawyer- Salmonella Stanley wood ear mushroom outbreak CDC update 10:2:20

Salmonella Wood Ear Mushroom Outbreak Expands, 43 Sick

A Salmonella Stanley outbreak linked to wood ear mushrooms imported by Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. of Santa Fe Springs, CA has expanded to include 43 people four of whom have been hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…