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Concord Enoki mushroom Listeria recall 2022

Another Concord Farms Enoki Mushroom Listeria Recall

For the second time in nine months, Concord Farms has issued a Listeria recall for enoki mushrooms. These recalled mushrooms were imported from Korea and distributed to retail stores in California. This is one of several ongoing Listeria recalls…
Enoki mushroom Listeria

Jan Fruits Enoki Mushrooms Listeria Recall

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Jan Fruits of Vernon, CA has issued a Listeria recall for enoki mushrooms. The recalled mushrooms, imported from Taiwan, were distributed to retail stores by California produce distributors and wholesalers. This is one of several recent…
Salmonella Lawyer- whole raw turkey

Salmonella Infantis Now Widespread on Turkey Farms, Too, Study Shows

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Salmonella Infantis, which causes serious illness in humans, is widespread in the chicken industry. Now, a recent study shows it's prevalent on turkey farms, too. The study, conducted by researchers at North Carolina State University, analyzed…
Enoki mushroom listeria recall 2022

Another Golden Medal Enoki Mushroom Listeria Recall

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Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. of Los Angeles has again issued a recall for enoki mushrooms that may be contaminated with Listeria. Ten months ago, the company issued a recall for enoki mushrooms imported from Korea. This time the mushrooms are…
Batch ice cream listeria recall

Batch Ice Cream Listeria Recall

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Three flavors of Batch ice cream are being recalled for possible Listeria contamination. The recalled pints of vanilla, mocha chip, and ginger ice cream, were distributed to stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut. At the time of the recall,…
Fresh Express Listeria Recall

Symptoms of a Listeria Infection Can Take as Long as 70 Days to Develop

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Amid reports of two ongoing deadly Listeria outbreaks linked to packaged salads, it's important for consumers to remember that symptoms of a Listeria infection can take as long as 70 days to develop. And that pregnant women with Listeria infections…
Dole Listeria outbreak

Deadly Dole Salad Listeria Outbreak Includes 2 Cases in Minnesota

Two of the people sickened in the deadly Listeria outbreak linked to Dole packaged salads are from Minnesota, according to an update released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A total of 17 cases and two fatalities…
Food Poisoning from Packaged Salad

2021 was the Year of the Packaged Salad Food Poisoning Outbreak

In 2021, five food poisoning outbreaks were linked to packaged salads. Together these salad products, contaminated with  E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria, sickened more than 80 people, three of whom died.   Simple Truth and…
Pennsylvania Hepatitis A rates 2000-2019

Hepatitis A Deaths Are Rare, But 2 Recent Outbreaks Include Fatalities

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Hepatitis A is a short-term liver infection caused by the highly contagious hepatitis A virus. The illness can last for months but typically isn't fatal. That's why it's notable that in the last three months, two restaurant-related outbreaks…
Walmart Marketside Zucchini Salmonella Recall

Walmart Organic Marketside Zucchini Salmonella Recall

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Marketside brand organic zucchini sold at Walmart stores is being recalled for Salmonella risk. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Salmonella can cause serious illness and death.   On April 19,…
USDA first quarter recalls

First Quarter Includes Listeria and E. coli Meat and Poultry Recalls

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During the first quarter of 2022, 14 recalls and public health alerts were issued for meat and poultry products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS). As usual, most of the recalls,…
raw chicken food poisoning

A Chicken Salmonella Outbreak? USDA is Investigating

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) suspects chicken is the source of a Salmonella outbreak. The investigation is the first in 2022. Of the 1.35 million Salmonella cases reported in the U.S. each year, 23 percent are linked to poultry…
Magnification of E. coli bacteria

Children in Northeastern Alabama Sick with E. coli, Rotavirus

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Alabama health officials are investigating six illnesses reported among young children in Northeastern Alabama. Four children have developed E. coli O157:H7 infections and two of them were sickened by Rotavirus. Rotavirus and E. coli…