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Venison, ‘exotic meat’ jerky generates public health alert

A variety of jerky produced by Katie’s Snack Foods LLC and made from venison and “exotic meats” is the subject of a public health alert from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The company, based in Hilliard, OH, distributed the products through its online outlet at www.katiesbeefjerky.com and potentially retail outlets, according to the Thursday alert…. Continue Reading

Ohio meat-poultry company recalls products for bacteria risk

Newswanger Meats in Ohio recalled more than a ton of beef, pork and chicken products after routine county tests showed bacteria in the company’s water supply for its processing facility. The Shiloh, OH, company distributed the meat and poultry products to Ohio City Provisions, a butcher and grocery store, and Fresh Fork Market in Cleveland…. Continue Reading

Bacterial infections traced to raw milk products in Ohio

An unknown number of people have been infected with Campylobacter bacteria in unpasteurized raw milk from Sweet Grass Dairy’s herd share program in Ohio. State officials issued a public health alert about the dairy’s raw milk products Friday in connection with an investigation into foodborne illnesses, according to the alert from the Ohio Department of… Continue Reading

Secondary recalls over those Listeria contaminated veggies are piling up

The expected “secondary” recalls from the Listeria outbreak identified in March, and which may date as far back as 2013, are piling up. In March, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta connected reports on eight people from California, Maryland, and Washington who shared Listeria infections that could be linked to… Continue Reading

Listeria found in Wylwood brand frozen broccoli

Frozen broccoli packaged under Save-A-Lot’s exclusive Wylwood brand is being recalled in 11 states after a random test by Ohio officials found Listeria monocytogenes. The Ohio Department of Agriculture collected the frozen broccoli for testing at the retail store level, so there is concern that consumers may have packages of it in their homes. The… Continue Reading

Shell eggs recalled; linked to Salmonella outbreak

Kenneth Miller Farms is recalling an unknown volume of shell eggs after Ohio officials linked them to a Salmonella enteritidis outbreak initially linked to house-made mayonnaise at Lucky’s Taproom. The recall notice about the eggs from the New Lebanon, OH, farm states the shell eggs were sold direct to consumers and to Lucky’s Taproom and… Continue Reading

Farm recalls goat milk because of improper pasteurization

An Ohio farm is recalling goat milk with a March 13 date code because it was not properly pasteurized and may contain pathogens. Paint Valley Farms of Beach City, OH, has voluntarily recalled about 115 gallons of its goat milk that were distributed in one-quart plastic bottles, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. “The… Continue Reading