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Edamame soybeans in pods recalled for Listeria fears

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Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, CA has recalled its Edamame Soybeans in Pods for possibility being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products were packaged by AFC Franchisees and sold, under refrigeration, in 8.0 oz (227 g) packages and identified as “Edamame – Soybeans in Pods”.  To further identify the recalled product,… Continue Reading

Whole Foods expands its Vulto Creamery related recall

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Vulto Creamery’s expanded recall of raw milk cheeses has led Whole Foods Market to expand its recall to include Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber cheeses sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. As of March 10, 2017, Vulto Creamery is… Continue Reading

2 dead in multi-state Listeria outbreak traced to Vulto cheese

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Two people are dead and four others are confirmed sick with a strain of Listeria monocytogenes found in cheese made from unpasteurized raw milk. Vulto Creamery is recalling the cheese from retailers and distributors nationwide. It’s been more than five months since the first outbreak victim became sick on Sept. 1, 2016, but federal officials… Continue Reading

Vulto Creamery recalls raw milk cheeses because of Listeria

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Vulto Creamery initiated a nationwide recall Tuesday of all lots of four types of its raw milk cheeses and stopped production at its Walton, NY, plant because the FDA found Listeria monocytogenes in one of the products. The recall is for all lots of Vulto Creamery’s Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk… Continue Reading

Stir fry product recalled for possible Listeria contamination

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Fresno-based Versa Marketing Inc. has recalled  4,089 cases of Fusia Szechuan Stir fry because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The product was distributed only to Aldi stores. Florida state inspectors discovered the problem when they tested a sample of finished product collected at the retail level. The sample tested positive for Listeria… Continue Reading

Yoke’s, Lipari, Copperwood cheeses recalled for Listeria risk

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Three more brands of cheeses — all produced by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC — are being recalled because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Yoke’s Fresh Market and Lipari Foods LLC posted the recalls Tuesday with the Food and Drug Administration, both naming the Middlebury, IN, cheese maker. The Yoke’s branded recalled cheeses were… Continue Reading

Food City, Bashas’ brand cheeses recalled for Listeria risk

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Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are recalling various cheeses sold in Arizona from September 2016 through this week because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Friday recall is the latest in a string of regional and nationwide cheese recalls posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website since Tennessee inspectors found… Continue Reading

Ready Pac recalls 30 tons of salad; Listeria risk in cheese

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Ready Pac Foods Inc. is recalling almost 30 tons of single-serve salad bowls because they contain cheese that the lead company’s supplier has recalled because of Listeria monocytogenes. The 59,225 pounds of Ready Pac’s “Puro Picante Blazin’ Hot” chicken salad bowls have “use-by” dates through March 4, causing concern that consumers may have the recalled… Continue Reading

Another 130 cheese products recalled for Listeria; FDA gagged

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More than 130 additional cheeses and products containing cheeses are under recall because of Listeria monocytogenes found in cheese produced by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC. A variety of cheese brands are involved, including Sargento, Sara Lee, Saputo, Dutch Valley and Guggisberg, as well as a variety of store-branded products sold by Meijer, Albertsons, H-E-B and… Continue Reading

Saputo pulls gouda from stores in latest Listeria recall

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Multi-national dairy giant Saputo Inc. is the latest company to issue a nationwide recall of its cheese products because state inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in another brand of cheese made by a Saputo supplier. Montreal-based Saputo is recalling specialty gouda cheese packaged under two brands — Great Midwest and Dutchmark. The Great Midwest branded cheese… Continue Reading