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Hy-Vee Caught Up in Trail Mix Listeria Recall

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Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling six trail mix products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products include Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Dark Chocolate Cranberry Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Mountain Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Mountain Trail Mix To Go, Hy-Vee Berry Trail Mix… Continue Reading

Listeria-Tainted Sunflower Kernels Prompt Papa John’s Salad Recall

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Papa John’s Salad and Produce Inc. is voluntarily recalling Oriental Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration because the recalled products contain sunflower kernels that are part of the recent SunOpta sunflower kernel recall expansion. SunOpta’s recall can… Continue Reading

U.S. Listeria Vegetable Recall Crosses ‘The Pond’

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The UK’s Food Standards Agency announced that Costco Wholesale is updating its recall to include its Dr. Praeger’s brand Frozen Organic Veggie Burger because the products might contain Listeria monoctyogenes. The company has previously recalled its Organic by Nature brand Organic Vegetable Medley. Brand name: Dr. Praeger’s Product: Frozen Organic Veggie Burger Pack size: 12-pack… Continue Reading

Even More Sunflower Kernels Recalled for Listeria

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Dakota Style Foods, Inc. of Clark, South Dakota has expanded its voluntary recall to include 15,158 cases of sunflower kernels because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy… Continue Reading

TreeHouse Foods Expands Recall of Products Containing Sunflower Kernels Due to Listeria

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TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) today expanded its voluntary recall of products containing sunflower kernels which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono). This follows the announcement on May 18, 2016, by the company’s supplier SunOpta of its expanded recall of sunflower kernels which have the potential to be contaminated with L. mono. L. mono is an… Continue Reading

Kale Salad Containing Sunflower Kernels Recalled for Listeria Risk

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Papa John’s Salads and Produce, a Tolleson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 373 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The Signature Café Citrus Kale Salad with Chicken items were produced from May 10 through May… Continue Reading

Caramel Factory Recalls Candy

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The Caramel Factory, LLC of Batesville, MS, is recalling the following products for undeclared allergens: Chocolate covered candies with undeclared milk and soy white and dark chocolate cashew turtles and tortoises white and dark chocolate pecan turtles and tortoises white and dark chocolate pecan krispie clusters white and dark chocolate peanut clusters white and dark… Continue Reading

Listeria Test Prompts Recall of Sunflower Kernel Products

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As a precaution, SunOpta expanded its voluntary recall of a limited number of sunflower kernel products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term… Continue Reading

Fish, chicken and dairy — mostly raw milk — top outbreak list

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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta is out with its annual report on foodborne disease outbreaks, showing 864 outbreaks involving 13,246 people, 712 hospitalizations and 21 deaths in 2014. CDC also reported the outbreaks led to 21 recalls of food products in 2014. Among the report’s other findings: Single food… Continue Reading

Quaker Oats granola bars recalled over Listeria concerns

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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