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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.…
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Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Fresh Thyme Markets Blackberries Grows

A Hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries sold at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores includes 14 cases in five states. Eight patients have been hospitalized The five states now reporting cases are: Indiana, Michigan Minnesota, Nebraska…
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Evergreens E. coli Outbreak Sickens 7 in Seattle

Seven people have been sickened in an E. coli outbreak at Evergreens restaurants in Seattle. One person was hospitalized. Customers developed symptoms of an E. coli infection after eating meals purchased from four Evergreens locations between…
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Romaine E. coli Outbreak Expands, 67 Now Sick

The E. coli outbreak linked to Salinas-grown romaine lettuce has expanded to include  67 people. Six of the 39 people hospitalized have hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a form of kidney failure that is a complication of E. coli infections. …
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Salmonella at Doug Sauls BBQ & Seafood Sickens 14 in Nashville, NC

Fourteen people are part of a Salmonella outbreak at Doug Sauls' BBQ & Seafood in Nashville, NC.  The county health department temporarily suspended the operating permit for the restaurant, located on 813 Western Avenue,  after discovering…
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Is Now a Good Time to Mention the Turkey Industry's Salmonella Problem?

With just days to go until Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants to remind us that Salmonella contamination in turkeys is an industrywide problem. The reminder has come in the form of a summary of an outbreak…

Missa Bay Recalls Salad Bowls Amid Multi-State E.coli Outbreak

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Missa Bay, LLC. Of Swedesboro, NJ, recalled more than 97,000 pounds of salad bowls with meat or poultry because the lettuce may be contaminated with E.coli O157:H7. The recalled salad bowls have the establishment number “EST. 18502B” inside…
Hepatitis lawyer- Fresh Thyme blackberries

Fresh Thyme Blackberries Linked to Hepatitis A Outbreak

Fresh Thyme Market blackberries have been linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak that has sickened at least 11 people in three states. Six people have been hospitalized.     The case-patients purchased fresh, conventional blackberries…
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Romaine E. coli Outbreak in AZ, CA, CO, ID, MD, MT, WA and WI

A romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has sickened people in eight states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Montana, Washington and Wisconsin.  About 40 percent of the illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Fresh Express Salad E. coli Recall and Outbreak in Canada

Fresh Express salad has been recalled in Canada after being linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 16 people in Canada. Consumers who have these salads at home should not eat them as E. coli can cause serious illness and death. The…
Salmonella lawyer- Tailor Cut recall of canteloupe, honeydew and pineapple

Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix Recall

Tailor Cut Produce of New Brunswick, NJ, has issued a recall for its Fruit Luau mix containing chunks of pineapple, cantaloupe and honeydew after hospital patients and nursing home residents in southeastern Pennsylvania who ate it developed…
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White Castle Frozen Cheeseburgers Recalled for Listeria

White Castle has issued a recall of frozen products that may be contaminated with Listeria. The recall includes frozen 6 pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6 pack hamburgers, frozen 6 pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, and 16 pack hamburgers, 16 pack cheeseburgers. At…
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Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix is Possible Source of PA Salmonella Outbreak

Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Mix is possibly the source of a Salmonella outbreak in Pennsylvania that has sickened 31 people, according to the U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA). The outbreak includes illnesses reported from two nursing homes…