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Today’s Harvest Brand Peas, Corn, and Broccoli Recalled for Listeria Risk

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Today’s Harvest Field Peas with Snaps, Silver Queen Corn, and Broccoli Florets with the sell-by dates 04/21/16 are being recalled by manufacturer Greystone Foods LLC and Publix Supermarkets because of possible Listeria contamination. No illnesses have yet been associated with the recall. On April 16, Birmingham, AL-based Greystone shipped the potentially contaminated product to a… Continue Reading

Frozen Vegetables, Smoothie Kits Recalled After Listeria Found in Georgia Plant

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Inventure Foods Inc. of Phoenix, AZ, has announced a recall of certain varieties of its Fresh Frozen™ line of frozen vegetables as well as select varieties of its Jamba “At Home” line of smoothie kits due to finding Listeria monocytogenes in its Jefferson, GA, facility. These recalled products did not test positive for Listeria monocytogenes, and there are no… Continue Reading

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Recalls All Products, Temporarily Closes Stores Due to Listeria Risk

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams of Columbus, OH, announced Thursday that the company has initiated a recall of all ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches for all flavors and containers because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Also, the company said it is ceasing all sales and closing all seven of its… Continue Reading

Contaminated Fresh Spinach Outruns Confusing Recall Notices

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Contaminated fresh produce often makes its way into consumers faster than the product can be effectively recalled. An example of how this happens occurred earlier this month with fresh spinach produced by the Salinas, CA-based Taylor Farms — the winner for the past two years of the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Institute’s “Primary Producer” award… Continue Reading

Update: CDC Reports Two More Cases in Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Ice Cream recalls all products from all plants

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Update: On Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the case count of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to Blue Bell products from 8 to 10. The two new reported cases are from Arizona and Oklahoma. The other cases are from Texas (3) and Kansas (5). All of these people were hospitalized, and… Continue Reading

Chicken Sausage Products Recalled for Possible Plastic Pieces

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Kayem Foods of Chelsea, MA, is recalling approximately 59,203 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday. The chicken sausage products were produced on various dates in March 2015. The following products are subject to… Continue Reading

La Clarita Queseria Cheese Recalled for Risk of Staphylococcus Aureus Contamination

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Consumers are being warned not to eat La Clarita Queseria Queso Fresco “Fresh Cheese” made by Queseria La Poblanita Inc. of New York, NY, due to possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination. Officials from the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets stated there are no known illnesses to date associated with this product. The recalled fresh Spanish-style cheese is… Continue Reading

Arkansas Meat Processor Recalls Pork Products for Possible Staph Contamination

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B & R Meat Processing of Winslow, AR, is recalling approximately 2,129 pounds of pork products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The cured and uncured pork items were produced on various dates between Aug. 7,… Continue Reading

Hines Walnut Halves & Pieces Recalled for Salmonella Risk

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Hines Nut Company of Dallas, TX, has announced a voluntary recall of WALNUT HALVES & PIECES, Lot Number 6989. The product was supplied by Gold State Nut Company of Biggs, CA, and packaged by Hines Nut Company. There is a possibility these nuts may be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was packaged and distributed as follows:… Continue Reading

Whole Foods Market Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Whole Foods Market of Austin, TX, is voluntarily recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Based upon routine testing conducted by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) contracted laboratory, it was determined that the raw macadamia nuts tested positive for Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported to date. The product was labeled… Continue Reading