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E. coli O121

UPDATE: Multiple E. Coli Strains Prompt Beef Recall

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The product was distributed to certain Brookshire Food Stores, Krogers and Walmarts in Louisiana and Texas, as well as certain Super 1 Foods Stores in Louisiana and Market Latina and Super 1 Foods Stores in Texas. PFP Enterprises in Fort Worth, TX, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E…. Continue Reading

Multistate E. coli Outbreak Linked to Frozen Products Over, CDC Says

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The E. coli outbreak linked to frozen food products that sickened 35 people in 19 states appears to be over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The outbreak began in December of 2012, when the first illness began, and the last victims fell ill in mid-April of this year, according to CDC…. Continue Reading

Schools May Have Served 300,000 Pounds of Food Recalled for E. coli O121

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The ongoing Rich Products Corp. recall, which has been expanded to include more than 10 million pounds of frozen food after being linked to a 15-state E. coli O121 outbreak may have impacted schools.  According to an Associated Press report on Monday, the New York-based company estimates that as many as 3 million pounds of… Continue Reading

Farm Rich Frozen Food Recall Expands to More Products

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Farm Rich Products Corporation has expanded its recall of Farm Rich and Market Day brand products to now include all products made at its Waycross, Ga. plant with best-by dates ranging from January 1, 2013 to September 29, 2014 due to possible contamination of E. coli O121. According to Farm Rich, the company is unaware… Continue Reading

Farm Rich Retailer List Expands Again

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The list of retailers carrying recalled Farm Rich frozen food products has expanded yet again to include 15 national retailers and several more regional grocers. Consumers are encouraged to consult the .pdf linked above to see if their preferred grocery market might have carried the recalled product. The list organizes regional stores by state. Listed… Continue Reading

More Retailers Involved in Farm Rich Recall

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Update (1:00 PM PST): The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has once again expanded its list of retailers carrying recalled Farm Rich products. The latest retailer list contains 12 national grocers, including Alco, Kroger and Meijer, as well as a number of regional stores in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and… Continue Reading

CDC Confirms Multistate E. coli Outbreak from Farm Rich Products

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Update (March 29, 5:30 PM PST): The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has posted a distribution list of where affected products were sent. That list includes Wal Mart stores nationwide, Winn-Dixie stores in Florida, and a variety of retailers in Michigan. At least 24 people in 15 states have fallen ill with E…. Continue Reading

Outbreak of E. coli O121 Linked to Frozen Snack Products

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A variety of frozen snack products have been connected to an outbreak of E. coli O121 that has sickened at least 24 people in 15 states, according to an outbreak report published on the U.S. Department of Agriculture website Thursday evening. The discovery of the outbreak has prompted Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, NY to… Continue Reading