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VA Firm Recalls Soybean Sprouts for Possible Listeria Contamination

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Food safety specialists from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are warning people not to eat Soybean Sprouts from Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, Va. The company is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to… Continue Reading

WA State Creamery Recalls Yogurt Due to Improper Pasteurization

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A Washington state creamery has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of its whole milk yogurt because of faulty data recording during pasteurization. Flying Cow Creamery of Rochester, WA, recalled the lot of its whole milk yogurt after a routine inspection by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) revealed that proper time and… Continue Reading

1,200 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to E. coli Risk

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Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, Minn., is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Products subject to the recall are packaged in plastic cryovac sealed packets, and contain various weights of ground… Continue Reading

Avocados Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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A Houston, Texas company issued a voluntary recall of 80 cases of whole avocados after the product tested positive for Salmonella. Latin Specialties, Inc. recalled the avocados, which it received from grower Unity Groves Corp. of Florida, on October 30. The recall is ongoing, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s enforcement report. The… Continue Reading

Brown Rice Flour Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling specific bags of Brown Rice Flour because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour (UPC# 0 73416 00550 1) and Organic Brown Rice Flour (UPC # 073416 00500 6) were distributed in retail store bulk bins, and 25lb bulk… Continue Reading

Beef Meatballs Recalled in Canada for Possible Listeria Contamination

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Nha Trang Deli is recalling Beef Balls from the Canadian marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not eat the recalled product which was sold in 454 gram packages with Best Before Dates from 14-11-27 to 14-12-05 and a UPC code of 6 20937 00001 2 Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick…. Continue Reading

Whole Foods Raw Almonds Recalled for High Levels of Natural Chemical

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Marin Food Specialties, Inc. of Byron, CA, is voluntarily recalling Organic Raw Almonds (bitter almonds) sold at Whole Foods Markets due to potentially elevated levels of the natural chemical hydrogen cyanide, according to laboratory test results. The almonds were labeled as “Whole Foods Market Organic Raw Almonds Imported from Italy” and “Whole Foods Organic raw… Continue Reading

Recalled Bean Sprouts Linked to 2 Listeria Deaths, 3 Hospitalizations

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Two people have died and three others have been hospitalized after eating Listeria-contaminated bean sprouts produced by Wholesome Soy Products of Chicago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The victims became ill between June and August 2014, but this is the first announcement of the outbreak. It was detected retroactively using… Continue Reading

Raw Macadamia Nuts Are Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Raw Macadamia nuts, some diced, and sold under the Shurfine, Western Family, Hyvee, Market Pantry, Pear’s Gourmet, Cash-Wa Distributing, Pegler Sysco, and Mayan Gold brands were recalled late Friday by Bellevue, NE-based Marathon Ventures Inc. The recall came after the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found Salmonella contamination during routine testing. It’s too early… Continue Reading

Recalled Mexican-Style Dairy Linked to Death, 3 Listeria Illnesses

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Mexican-style dairy products manufactured by Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, which were recalled for Listeria contamination earlier this year, have been linked to three cases of Listeria, including one death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illnesses occurred in September 2013 and June and August of 2014 and spread… Continue Reading