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9 Recent Food Poisoning Outbreaks Linked to Prepackaged Salad

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Prepackaged salads made by Dole, Fresh Express, Simple Truth, Josie's Organics, and Bright Farms have been linked to nine outbreaks since 2019. The implicated salads were contaminated with a variety of pathogens including E. coli, Salmonella,…
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Beef Jerky Listeria Recall Includes Dozens of Brand Names [Updated]

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Updated March 14, 2002, with a list of stores. A beef jerky recall includes dozens of brand names including Ranchview, Smokehouse, Humboldt, Durbin Farms, and more. The recall includes a variety of flavors garlic pepper, straight whiskey, carne…
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Which Stores Sold Recalled Baby Formula?

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Walmart, Target, Costco, Kroger, Winn Dixie Giant Eagle, Walgreens, CVS, Hannaford, Wegmans,  Giant, and  Schnucks are among the stores that sold powdered infant formula, from November 1, 2020, to  February 17, 2022, that has been recalled…
Recalled Similac Products Comsumed by Infants with Cronobacter

Baby Formula Cronobacter Investigation Includes 2 Deaths in Ohio

A federal investigation of Cronobacter illnesses among babies who consumed powdered infant formula includes two deaths in Ohio, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cronobacter illnesses are rare. On average,…
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Abbott Expands Similac Recall After Second Baby Dies

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Abbott Nutrition has expanded its Similac recall after a second infant death from Cronobacter was reported in Ohio, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This baby…
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CDC Investigates Additional Reports of Cronobacter from Baby Formula

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The CDC is investigating additional reports of Cronobacter infections among infants who consumed now-recalled baby formula. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an investigation of four Cronobacter and Salmonella…
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WV Infant's Salmonella Infection Likely Linked to Recalled Baby Formula

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A West Virginia infant's Salmonella infection is likely linked to recalled baby formula, according to state health officials. The discovery of this illness follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) announcement one week ago that…
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Baby Formula Recall Includes Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare

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Abbott Nutrition issued a baby formula recall for Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare after four illnesses and one fatality were reported among infants who consumed them. The Cronobacter and Salmonella outbreak includes cases from three states,…
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Royal Ice Cream Recalls All Ice Cream Made at Its Plant for Listeria Risk

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The Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc. of Manchester, CT is expanding its ice cream Listeria recall to include all products manufactured at the facility. The recalled products, listed below, were sold under a variety of brand names including Batch,…
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E. coli Recall - Is the Ground Beef in Your Freezer Included?

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Ground beef sold at Kroger, Walmart, Winn Dixie, Weis, and other stores may be contaminated with E. coli.  USDA officials are concerned that some consumers may still have these products in their freezers. Here's what you should know. Kroger…
Yes! Enoki Mushroom Listeria recall 2

More Yes! Brand Enoki Mushrooms Recalled for Listeria

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T Fresh Company of City of Industry, CA is recalling more enoki mushrooms imported from China for Listeria risk. The recall includes 7.5oz (200g) packages of enoki mushrooms with lot #6021053. Consumers who have purchased these mushrooms should…
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FDA Investigating 2 "Mystery" Listeria Outbreaks

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating two "mystery" Listeria outbreaks. Not much information, not even a suspected food source, is publicly available even though both investigations have been ongoing for months.   Some…
Soul Cedar Farm Sweet Pepper Botulism Recall

Soul Cedar Farm Recalls Zesty Sweet Peppers for Botulism Risk

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Soul Cedar Fram has issued a recall for sweet peppers that may pose a botulism risk. Consumers who have purchased these peppers should not eat them as botulism can cause life-threatening illness and death. On April 19, 2022, Soul Cedar…