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Almark Hard-Boiled Egg Listeria Outbreak Sickens 7, 1 Dead

A hard-boiled egg Listeria outbreak has sickened seven people in five states, killing one of them. Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia, which sells the eggs nationwide to foodservice operators, has not issued a recall for them so the Centers…
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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…
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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…
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Pennsylvania Salmonella Outbreak Strikes Hospitals, Nursing Homes

A Pennsylvania Salmonella outbreak that includes two hospitals and two nursing homes in southeastern Pennsylvania has sickened 29 people. The illnesses occurred between November 19 and November 30 at the facilities whose names have not yet been…
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Dole Colorful Coleslaw Recall for Salmonella Risk is Latest in Growing List

Dole Fresh Vegetables has issued a recall of President’s Choice Colorful Coleslaw and Marketside Tri-Color Coleslaw for potential contamination with Salmonella. The company issued the recall after Salmonella was found by the Canadian Food…
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Romaine E. coli Outbreak Keeps Expanding, 102 Now Sick

The romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak has expanded again and now includes  102 illnesses in 23 states. Fifty-eight people have been hospitalized, 10 of whom have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) a form of kidney failure that is a…
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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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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.…