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…
Enoki mushroom Listeria

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.…
Enoki mushroom Listeria

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…
Deli meat Listeria outbreak

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…
Listeria Outbreak

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…
Good & Gather brie Listeria recall

MN Stores That Sold Brie Recalled for Listeria

A brie and camembert cheese recall tied to a six-state Listeria outbreak includes several stores in Minnesota. The recalled cheese, made by Old World Cheese Inc. of Benton Harbor, MI was sold under a variety of brand names with "Best By" dates…
chili Cheese flavored wieners Listeria recall

Listeria Health Alert for Chili Cheese Wieners

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has issued a public health alert for Our Local Smokehouse brand chili cheese flavored wieners that may be contaminated with Listeria.  USDA FSIS issued…
Listeria outbreaks by food source 2011- 2022

Pregnant Women Account for One Fifth of Big Olaf Listeria Patients

The deadly Big Olaf ice cream Listeria outbreak is spotlighting the tremendous risk Listeria poses to pregnant women. One-fifth of the people who developed Listeria infections after eating contaminated Big Olaf ice cream were pregnant when they…
Big Olaf Listeria Outbreak CDC map August

Big Olaf Listeria Outbreak Now Includes 25 Illnesses, 1 Death

Genetic tests show that the Listeria strain found in Big Olaf ice cream and at the company's manufacturing plant in Sarasota, Fl matches the strain cultured from 25 outbreak patients, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease…
Sandwich Wrap Listeria Recall

Rachael’s, Atlantis, and All Town Sandwich Wrap Listeria Recall

A four-state sandwich wrap Listeria recall includes Rachael’s, Atlantis, and All Town brands.  The Italian Style, Chicken Caesar, Turkey Club, and Buffalo Style wraps, produced from July 15, 2022, through July 20, 2022, were sold at retail…
Big Olaf Listeria Facebook Comments

Big Olaf's Listeria Outbreak Response Raises Ire on Facebook

Anyone looking for a list of things not to do when your product is linked to a deadly food poisoning outbreak can find an ample number of suggestions in the Facebook comments about the Big Olaf Listeria outbreak. On July 2, the Centers for…
Big Olaf Ice Cream Listeria Recall and Outbreak

Big Olaf Ice Cream Recall Tied to Deadly Listeria Outbreak

Eleven days after being notified that its ice cream was linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak, Big Olaf Creamery issued an ice cream recall. The Sarasota, FL-based ice cream company makes dozens of flavors of ice cream, all of them are included…