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Roast Beef Recalled for Listeria Risk

A Louisiana-based firm is recalling 20,166 pounds of roast beef products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Manda Packing Company of Baker, LA issued a voluntary recall of eight types of its cooked roast beef deli meat after a sample collected from the facility April 5 tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, announced USDA’s… Continue Reading

Carl Rittberger Sr., Inc. Recalls 9,000 Pounds of Deli Items for Listeria Risk

Ohio-based Carl Rittberger Sr., Inc. has recalled roughly 9,000 pounds of fully-cooked deli items because of a possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. The following products purchased by retailers between June 25 and July 6 have been recalled: Spiced loaf, breakfast loaf, garlic bologna, German brand bologna, wieners, grillers, kielbasa, straight… Continue Reading

Magazine Cautions Against 10 ‘Dirtiest’ Foods

The popular Men’s Health magazine is the latest to weigh in with a list of dangerous foods, along with information on how to increase their safety if you are still inclined to eat them. The Men’s Health list includes the 10 most often contaminated foods that are likely to be popular with its readers. The… Continue Reading

Webinar on Listeria: ‘From Cantaloupes to Deli Meats’

A month ago, Listeria was not a household word in the United States. Now that the pathogen has turned up in cantaloupes, a few more people know about this rare but dangerous bacteria. The virulence of L. monocytogenes is underlined by the melon-linked outbreak, which so far infected has at least 116 people in 25 states,… Continue Reading