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CA Company Recalls Cheese Products for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Bleating Heart Cheese of Tomales, West Marin County, CA, announced Wednesday that it is conducting a voluntary recall of a few of its sheep milk and cow’s milk cheese produced in late May, late June and early July based on sampling by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that found the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in… Continue Reading

Del Monte Recalls Fresh-Cut Fruit Products With Gala Red Apples for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. (“Del Monte Fresh”) announced Wednesday the voluntary recall of fresh-cut fruit products containing Gala red apples grown in Pennsylvania. The affected products were distributed to a limited number of customers in a few states in the northeast U.S. and are being recalled because these apples have the potential to… Continue Reading

Fresh Curd Products Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Global Garlic Inc. of Miami, FL, is recalling De Mi Pais products: Cuajada Fresca (Fresh Curd) 12 oz. and Cuajada Olanchana (Fresh Curd) 12 oz., because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, The recalled products were distributed in Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee, and North Carolina from April 1 through Oct. 14, 2014, to… Continue Reading

Recalled Bean Sprouts Linked to 2 Listeria Deaths, 3 Hospitalizations

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Two people have died and three others have been hospitalized after eating Listeria-contaminated bean sprouts produced by Wholesome Soy Products of Chicago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The victims became ill between June and August 2014, but this is the first announcement of the outbreak. It was detected retroactively using… Continue Reading

Listeria Found in Raw Milk at New York Dairy

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Consumers in Sullivan County, NY, and surrounding areas are being warned not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the Richard Dirie Farm due to possible Listeria contamination. The farm is located at 1345 Shandelee Rd., Livingston Manor, NY, about 100 miles southwest of Albany. Officials with the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets said… Continue Reading

North Carolina Firm Recalls Nearly 150 Food Products for Potential Listeria Contamination

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SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, NC, is recalling numerous food products sold under several brands because of the potential of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall includes the food services firm’s SunBurst, Fresh Bites and Private labeled products, which were sold in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. This recall was initiated as a result… Continue Reading

Oasis Brands Recalls Cuajada en Hoja for Potential Listeria Contamination

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Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, has recalled 12-oz. packages of Cuajada en Hoja (fresh curd) with Best-By dates of 10/01/14-10/08/14 and 10/18/14 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was distributed in South Florida through retail stores. The recalled product comes in plastic bags and is labeled Cuajada en… Continue Reading

Jinga Pan-Fried Anchovies Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

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HAR Maspeth Corp. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling its 2-ounce and 4-ounce packages of Jinga “Pan Fried Anchovies” due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. An alleged illness has been reported in connection with this problem. The recalled Jinga “Pan Fried Anchovies” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. The product comes in 2-ounce and… Continue Reading

Foster Farms Recalls Frozen Pre-Cooked Chicken for Possible Listeria Contamination

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Foster Farms is recalling approximately 39,747  pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday. The frozen Chicken Breast Grilled Strips product was produced at the company’s processing plant in Farmerville, LA, on Aug. 5, 2014, and then shipped to… Continue Reading

Cold Smoked Steelhead Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

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Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling Cold Smoked Steelhead in Vacuum Pack with a blue-and-gold label due to contamination, or possible contamination, with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was initiated after sampling by food inspectors from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Subsequent analysis of the product by food laboratory… Continue Reading