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Salami, Mushrooms Recalled in Canada for Listeria Contamination

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Avina Fresh Mushrooms brand sliced crimini mushrooms and Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami are being recalled from the marketplace in Canada due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The affected products include: Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Marc Angelo Genoa Salami 100 g Best Before: 14 DE 01 6 27907 05735 9 Avina Fresh Mushrooms Sliced Crimini… Continue Reading

Quesito Casero Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, is recalling Quesito Casero 12 oz. with expiration date 09/27/14 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The product was distributed in North Carolina and Virginia through retail stores and comes in plastic bags. No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall was the… Continue Reading

Dietary Supplements Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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New England Greens of Canaan, CT, is recalling certain lots of dietary supplements because the organic parsley leaf powder used to manufacture them has been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination. The implicated lots of Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance were distributed nationwide through both brick-and-mortar and online health food and natural product retailers. The products… Continue Reading

Update: Two Botulism Cases Believed Connected to Recalled California Jarred Food Products

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Two residents of Cincinnati, OH, in their 20s have been hospitalized with botulism that public health officials suspect is connected to a nationwide recall of a California company’s jarred sauces, according to the Cincinnati Health Department. The two patients were reportedly on ventilators at one point, and one patient still on a ventilator was transferred… Continue Reading

Five Additional Days Added to Wawona Fruit Recall

Still No Confirmed Illnesses Associated With the Recall

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Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, CA, is adding fruit produced on five additional days to the recall of whole white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots. The company originally recalled fruit packed between June 1 and July 12, 2014, for possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The expanded recall now extends that… Continue Reading

Raw Goat Milk Cheese Recalled for Possible E. coli Contamination

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The Southwestern Wisconsin Dairy Goat Products Cooperative of Mt. Sterling, WI, is recalling Raw Milk Mild Cheddar Cheese Lot Code 103-114 because it may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O111:H8 bacteria. The recall was initiated after a case of two five-pound loaves in the original packaging was collected on July 8 from an… Continue Reading

Update: Carob Powder, Carob-Containing Products Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Several food companies are recalling carob powder or carob-containing products for potential Salmonella contamination. On July 22, Earth Circle Organics issued the first recall for its Organic Carob Powder after the company was notified by its supplier that the product could be contaminated with Salmonella. Products were sold to distributors and retail outlets in North America…. Continue Reading

French Cheese Recalled in Canada for Possible E. coli Contamination

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced Monday that La Fromagerie Hamel is recalling La Fromagerie Hamel brand “St-Felicien lait cru France (Rhone-Alpes)” cheese from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O26:H11 contamination. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product, which was distributed to retail outlets in Quebec. The… Continue Reading

Paprika Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

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TJX Companies Inc. is recalling “ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder products as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was noted after spot testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the presence of Salmonella in some samples of the product. Upon learning of the potential risk from FDA,… Continue Reading

FSIS Warns About Breaded Chicken Products Produced Without Inspection

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because VU Foods LLC of Kansas City, MO, has refused to issue a recall of breaded chicken products for which there is reason to conclude that they are unfit for human consumption. The products were considered for recall… Continue Reading