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Mann Vegetable Listeria Recall Includes More Than a Dozen Brands

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Mann Packing Co. Inc. of Salinas, CA has issued a recall for 134 varieties of fresh and frozen vegetables sold under more than a dozen brand names for potential Listeria risk. The recalled items were sold in Canada and the U.S. The company said…
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Whoops! ADM Says Even More King Arthur Flour Was at E. coli Risk

More King Arthur flour is being recalled after the company was notified that its manufacturer, ADM Milling Co. in Buffalo, NY, forgot to include three lots of flour in the original recall in June 2019 and the expanded recall in October 2019. The…
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Deadly Ground Beef Salmonella Outbreak Strikes 6 States

A ground beef Salmonella outbreak has sickened 10 people killing one of them. The outbreak strain, Salmonella Dublin, is so virulent that the hospitalization rate for this outbreak is more than four times the average. The illnesses were…
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Can I Get Listeria from Apples?

Can I get Listeria from apples? That's the question some people have been mulling since a major recall for apples potentially contaminated with Listeria was announced earlier this week. And the answer is Yes. Although some foods such…
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Pig Ear Dog Treat Salmonella Outbreak Ends

The Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats has ended after sickening 154 people who handled them. The illnesses, which were reported from 34 states, include 27 children under the age of five and 35 people whose illnesses were so…
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Apples Sold in MI, WI, NC, KY, FL, IL, TX and LA Recalled for Listeria

North Bay Produce Inc. of Traverse City, MI has issued a recall for apples sold in eight states for possible Listeria contamination.  The apples recalled for Listeria risk were shipped to retailers in: MI, WI, NC, KY, FL, IL, TX and LA between…
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Salmonella at Moby Dick House of Kabob Sickens 9 in VA

A Salmonella outbreak at Moby Dick House of Kabob has sickened nine people in Virginia. Those illnesses occurred in September among Virginia residents who dined at Moby Dick House of Kabob locations in that state. Additional cases were reported…
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Pride of Florida Recalls Beef for E. coli Risk

Pride of Florida of Raiford, FL has issued a recall of almost 65,000 pounds of beef shipped to commercial distributors that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…

Salmonella Outbreak at Al Basha Restaurant Sickens 3 in Seattle

A Salmonella outbreak at Al Basha restaurant has sickened three people in Seattle, according to the King County Health Department. The illnesses occurred among customers who visited the restaurant between September 15 and September 23, 2019. During…
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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.…
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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…