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Enoki Mushrooms Have a Listeria Problem

After a deadly 2020 Listeria outbreak was linked to enoki mushrooms from Korea, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stepped up its testing and found that such a high percentage of enoki mushrooms imported from Korea them were contaminated…
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FDA IDs, Begins Tracking, Suspected Source of Listeria Outbreak

The FDA has identified the suspected source of a new Listeria outbreak and is tracing its path to grocery stores and restaurants. The outbreak was identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) using Pulsenet, a national…
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NetCost Deli Meat and Cheese - The Forgotten Listeria Outbreak

Three and a half months ago, the CDC announced a deadly Listeria outbreak linked to deli meat and cheese sold at NetCost stores and there hasn't been an update since. The outbreak includes 16 illnesses and one fatality, according to the November…
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Sun Hong Enoki Mushrooms Tied to Outbreak But Not Recalled

It's been one week since Sun Hong enoki mushrooms were identified as a source of a Listeria outbreak but there is still no recall. Back in 2020, Sun Hong was one of three brands of enoki mushrooms linked to the first known Listeria outbreak…
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Salami, Italian-Style Meats Recalled for Listeria at Target, Publix...

Salami and other Italian-style meats have been recalled for Listeria at Publix, Target, Walmart, Sam's Club, Meijer, Whole Foods, and other stores. The 26-ton Listeria recall by Daniele International of Mapleville, RI, includes salami, soppressata,…
Utopia Enoki Mushroom Listeria Recall

Utopia Enoki Mushroom Listeria Recall [Updated]

Updated January 17, 2023, to include expanded recall, and outbreak information. Enoki mushrooms distributed by Utopia Foods Inc. of Glendale New York have been linked to a Listeria outbreak.  On January 13, Utopia expanded a Listeria recall…
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What's Up with the FDA's Enoki Mushroom Listeria Investigation?

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It's been about six weeks since the last update on the enoki mushrooms Listeria outbreak. What's the holdup? We first learned about the outbreak on November 17, 2022, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it.…
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Another Enoki Mushroom Listeria Outbreak

Two years ago, enoki mushrooms were linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak. Now, a new outbreak is brewing. The current enoki mushroom Listeria outbreak includes two illnesses in two states, Nevada and Michigan. Both patients have been hospitalized. Public…
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How Common are Deli Meat Listeria Outbreaks?

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Deli meat and cheese sold at NetCost and other stores has been linked to a deadly multistate Listeria outbreak. Health officials have not yet identified the specific brand or brands that are causing the illnesses and are warning people in high-risk…
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The Lethal History of Listeria and Deli Meat

A Listeria outbreak linked to deli meat that has sickened 16 people killing one of them is the latest chapter in the lethal history of Listeria in deli meat. Almost 20 years ago, after two of the most deadly foodborne illness outbreaks in the…