Current News and Investigations from our Food Safety Legal Team

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E. coli Outbreak Expands, Half of Those Sickened are Under 17

The E. coli outbreak in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Virginia has expanded to include 96 people, half of whom are under 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Health officials are still trying to determine…
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Thogensen Raw Frozen Pet Food Recalled for Potential Listeria

Thogersen Family Farm of Stanwood, WA issued a recall for four varieties of raw frozen pet food on April 4, 2019, because of potential Listeria contamination.  At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. The recall includes…
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6 with E. coli Hospitalized in Kentucky as Outbreak Grows

Six people who have been hospitalized with E. coli infections in Kentucky are among dozens who have been sickened in an outbreak that also includes illnesses in Ohio, Georgia and Tennessee. As health officials scramble to find the source of…
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E. coli Outbreak in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Georgia

An E. coli outbreak has sickened more than 60 people in four states, according to health officials in Kentucky where 44 cases have been confirmed and 20 more are awaiting confirmation. Cases have also been reported in Tennessee, Georgia, and…
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Listeria Recall for California-Grown Avocados

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Henry Avocado Corp. of Escondido, CA  has issued a recall for California-grown avocados that are potentially contaminated with Listeria. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported in association with the avocados. However,…
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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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Hodgson Mill All-Purpose White Wheat Flour Recalled for E. coli

Hodgson Mill of Effingham, IL has issued a recall of specific lots of its Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour sold in  5- lb bags for potential E. coli contamination. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product should not use it.…