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Salmonella tahini

Salmonella Tahini Outbreak Ends, Will Lawsuits Follow?

The Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini has ended, but it's not too late for those who were sickened to file a lawsuit. The outbreak was linked to imported products that were distributed by Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC of Jupiter, Florida. Three…
Frozen Red Pepper Listeria Recall

Spinach, Avocado and Pepper Recalls Show Listeria Survives Freezing

Three recalls for frozen produce this week show that freezing is one of the many extreme conditions that Listeria can survive.  Three frozen products were recalled this week for potential Listeria contamination. At the time the recalls were…
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Signature Select Brand Frozen Avocado Chunks Recalled for Listeria

A Signature Select brand frozen avocado chunks sold at Albertsons, Safeway and other stores are being recalled for potential Listeria contamination. The recall, issued June 18, 2019, by Nature's Touch Foods Inc., includes products with a "best…
Raw ground bef

Ground Beef E. coli O103 Outbreak Sickens 209 Before Ending

An E. coli O103 outbreak linked to ground beef sickened 209 people in 10 states before ending yesterday. Twenty-nine people were hospitalized, two of whom developed a life-threatening form of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Genetic…

Yes, E. coli in Flour is a Thing and Other Reasons Not to Eat Dough

A spate of recent flour recalls is highlighting a food safety issue that isn't well-known: E. coli in flour.  Most people have heard how Salmonella in eggs can make eating cookie dough or cake batter a recipe for illness, but many have not…
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More Flour Made from ADM Wheat Linked to E. coli Outbreak Recalled

An ongoing E. coli  outbreak has been linked to ADM Milling wheat in Baker's Corner flour sold at ALDI stores. Now, another flour made with the contaminated wheat is being recalled. King Arthur issued a recall for specific lots of 5-pound…
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Hepatitis A Risk in Townsend Farm Blackberries Affects, Kroger, Costco

Hepatitis A risk in Townsend Farms blackberries has affected frozen berry mixes sold at Kroger and Costco stores. Consumers who have purchased Private Selection triple berry mixes at Kroger and Kirkland Signature triple berry blends should not…
Karawan Tahini Salmonella Recall

Karawan Tahini Recall Expanded, Product Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

A recall for Karawan brand tahini products, which has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak, has been expanded to include all sizes of the product produced between December 2018 and April 2019. Consumers, restaurants and food service operators…
Cyclospora

Cyclospora: 8 Weeks is a Long Time to Have Diarrhea

Each summer, the subtropical parasite Cyclospora makes its way to the U.S. on imported produce causing food poisoning symptoms that, if untreated, can last more than two months. Last summer, two Cyclospora outbreaks sickened more than 700 people.…
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Sisseton E. coli Outbreak Sickens 8 Children in South Dakota

Health officials in Sisseton, SD are searching for the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened eight children, some of whom have been hospitalized. Young children are at high risk for E. coli infections and a severe complication associated…
Listeria Lawyer Leafy Greens

Consumer Reports Finds Listeria on Leafy Greens from Multiple Stores

Consumer Reports tested 284 samples of leafy greens purchased from multiple retailers and found six of them were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a new report from the magazine. One of these Listeria strains was linked…
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Cyclospora Outbreak Prompts Publix Recall of Rock Garden Organic Basil

A multi-state Cyclospora outbreak linked to basil imported from Mexico has prompted Publix to recall Rock Garden brand organic basil. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Cyclospora can cause serious illness. The…
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Basil Cyclospora Outbreak Strikes Three MN Restaurants Leaving 35 Sick

Three Minnesota restaurants are part of a Cyclospora outbreak linked to imported basil from Mexico that has sickened 35 people. Twenty-six illnesses are associated with City Market in Rochester, four illnesses are associated with Outback Steakhouse…