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Listeria Recall

Smoked Salmon Recalled After Listeria Test

Nodine’s Smokehouse, Inc. of Torrington, Connecticut is recalling Smoked Salmon 1.5 lbs, 8 oz packages. Lot numbers 40173 and 33173 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, with high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, and nausea as its primary symptoms. In… Continue Reading

Listeria Recall for Fresh Pac Apple Slices

Detroit’s Fresh Pak Inc. Tuesday announced a lot specific recall of red/green apple slices. It’s supplier, Jack Brown Produce Inc., requested Fresh Pak Inc. conduct a recall for the reason that they could have potentially been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly… Continue Reading

Listeria recall expands to Canada and Mexico

Ajinomoto Windsor Inc. has recalled various Not-Ready-To Eat frozen food items due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The action is being undertaken in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because the recalled products contain vegetables that are part of the recent CRF Frozen Foods recall. Listeria… Continue Reading

Quaker Oats granola bars recalled over Listeria concerns

The Quaker Oats Co., a subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc., announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L.mono).  There had not been any confirmed illnesses reported in connection to the recalled product as of… Continue Reading

Listeria Prompts Iowa Beef Stick Recall

The Edgewood Locker in Edgewood, IA today announced a recall of approximately 207 pounds of beef sticks with cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Product would have been purchased from Edgewood Locker in Edgewood, IA or Greenwood Grocery in Farley, IA. The recalled product has a lot number 348 and was packaged on… Continue Reading

British Airways Meals Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Flying Food Group airline catering announced Friday a recall of its Char Grilled Asparagus and Grapefruit Appetizer meals because they may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly and others with weakened immune systems. The recall comprises 41 appetizer meals prepared for three… Continue Reading

Apple Slices Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that Crunch Pak®, a Cashmere, WA, company, was recalling more than 5,000 cases of Crunch Pak® Apple Slices due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The apple slices subject to recall were shipped to regional distribution centers and sold to retailers. According to the announcement, the recall is… Continue Reading

Reser’s Fine Foods Recalls More Products for Possible Listeria Contamination

This article was updated to include an expanded list of recalled products issued Oct. 26, 2013. The Reser’s Fine Foods recall of refrigerated ready-to-eat products announced Oct. 22 was expanded on Saturday, Oct. 26, to include all products produced between Sept. 5 and Oct. 9, 2013, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  The packages of… Continue Reading