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Canadian inspectors find Listeria; Sawler recalls turnip sticks

Sawler Gardens Ltd. is recalling its turnip sticks because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The Canadian company shipped the Sawler brand turnip sticks to distributors in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and possibly nationwide according to the recall notice. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) found Listeria contamination during routine testing. Although there had not been any reported illnesses in association with the recalled product as of Wednesday,… Continue Reading

Briefly: Sliced not so nice — NY grade cards — Recall failure

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption, brought to you today with the support of Alchemy Systems. Researchers say pre-sliced vegetables are pathogen repositories Research published this month concludes pre-sliced vegetables should be considered… Continue Reading

Club Chef, Kroger fruit/veggie snacks recalled for Listeria risk

Snack products with freshcut vegetables and fruit packaged under Club Chef and Kroger’s Fresh Selections brands are being recalled from 15 states because Listeria monocytogenes was found in the Club Chef production facility. “The recall is being initiated as a precaution because positive test results for the presence of Listeria were identified by the company… Continue Reading