Current News and Investigations from our Food Safety Legal Team

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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.…
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Tailor Cut Produce Ends with 165 Sick

The Salmonella outbreak linked to cut fruit processed by Tailor Cut Produce of North Brunswick, New Jersey has ended after sickening 165 people in 14 states. Seventy-three people were hospitalized. Although 14 states are included in the…
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FDA: Aunt Jeni's Frozen Raw Pet Food Poses Salmonella Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that one lot of Aunt Jeni's frozen raw pet food poses a Salmonella risk. This is the second time in six months that such an advisory has been issued for this brand of pet food. This…
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Blendtopia Recalls Frozen Smoothie Products for Possible Listeria

Blendtopia has issued a recall for Superfood Smoothie Kits that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause serious illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage, stillbirth and premature…
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Nuts 'N More Peanut Spread Recalled for Listeria Risk

Nuts 'N More brand peanut spread has been recalled for potential Listeria contamination. At the time of the recall, the company was not aware of reports of illness. Nuts 'N More Plain Peanut Spread was distributed to retail locations…
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Lipari Expands Listeria Recall for Premo and Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwiches

Lipari Foods of Warren, MI is again expanding its Listeria recall of wedge sandwiches sold under the brand names Premo and Fresh Grab. The recall now includes all sandwiches with a "Best By" date of 2/6/20 or before.  Please click the preceding…
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E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, CA Ends

The end of the lettuce-growing season in Salinas, CA has brought about the end of a months-long E. coli outbreak linked to romaine from that area, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency has also lifted…
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Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Salad E. coli Outbreak Ends with 10 Sick

The E. coli outbreak linked to Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp salad kits has ended with 10 people from five states sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although these kits contain romaine lettuce from Salinas,…
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Marketside Iceberg Salad Sold at Walmart Recalled for Cyclospora

Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad made by Fresh Express and sold at Walmart stores in the Midwest is being recalled for Cyclospora risk.  Fresh Express of Salinas, CA issued the Marketside Classic Iceberg Salad recall on June 25, 2020 after…
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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Expands to 8 States, 206 Sick

The Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salad produced by Fresh Express and sold under store brand names has expanded to include eight states, 206 illnesses and 23 hospitalizations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Swan Bros. Dairy Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak Sickens 10

Ten people are sick with Campylobacter infections after drinking raw milk products from Swan Bros. Dairy in Claremore, Oklahoma. There is a statewide recall. Consumers who purchased raw milk products from the dairy between April 9 and June 22…
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Bagged Salad Cyclospora Recall Includes 12 Midwest States

Bagged salads made by Fresh Express and sold under store brand names at ALDI, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco are linked to a Cyclospora outbreak that has sickened more than 120 people in seven states. The map below shows the 12 states where the recalled…