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UPDATED: Frozen vegetables recalled because of Listeria


UPDATE April 12: Several other retail grocery chains have recalled certain Pictsweet brand frozen vegetables because of possible Listeria contamination from onions. Those retailers include Giant Food, Wegmans, Martin’s, Tops, Stop & Shop and Food Lion. Pictsweet Co. officials have not responded to requests for comment and have not posted any recall information on their website… Continue Reading

Listeria in Onions, Salmonella in Mangoes Topped Last Year’s Reportable Foods List


Onions recalled for potential Listeria contamination and mangoes recalled for the possible presence of Salmonella were the foods most commonly reported by their manufacturers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration between September of 2011 and September of 2012, according to a new report from the agency. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released this… Continue Reading

More Products Made with Recalled Onions Removed from Shelves


The Rhode Island Department of Health has warned Target customers not to eat certain deli salad items under the Market Pantry and Archer Farms brand names, as they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was initiated because the products were made with chopped onions processed by Gill’s Onionsthat were recalled last month because… Continue Reading

Roundup: Recalls Linked to Chopped Onion Listeria Risk


The July 18 recallof chopped onions from one California farm has rippled through the food chain and triggered numerous other product recalls in the ensuing weeks due to fears the onions were contaminated with Listeria. Food Safety News has been tracking those recalls as they’re announced, compiling them into several stories over the last two… Continue Reading

More Products Containing Recalled Onions Taken off Market


1. A Massachussetts-based maker of sauces and salad dressings is recalling certain products because they contain chopped onions that were recalled last month for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Ken’s Foods Inc. of Marlborough, Mass. is recalling its tartar sauce, barbecue sauce and coleslaw – each sold under different brand names – because they contain diced… Continue Reading

Chopped Onions with Possible Listeria Contamination Trigger More Recalls


Chopped yellow and white onions distributed by Gills Onions have triggered more recalls, as more food makers announced they were using the onions, which were first recalled on July 18 for possible Listeria contamination. No illnesses have yet been reported in relation to these recalls. 1. Garden Fresh Foods, Inc. is recalling various ready-to-eat salads, slaw,… Continue Reading

Possible Listeria-Contaminated Onions Prompt More Recalls


The July 18 recall of white and yellow onions grown by Gills Onions has prompted another series of recalls, as more salsas, salads, canned foods and other items get called back for possible Listeria contamination. Five more companies issued product recalls over the weekend: 1. Simmering Soup, Inc. recalled its Trader Joe’s-brand Salsa and Balela… Continue Reading

LSG Sky Chefs Latest to Recall Product With Onions Over Listeria Concerns


LSG Sky Chefs is recalling certain chicken wraps because they are made with diced onions that were recalled by another company last week after a sample of the onions tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Orlando, Florida-based LSG issued a is voluntarily recalling about 735 pounds of ready-to-eat chipotle chicken wraps Friday after being notified of… Continue Reading

BBQ Chicken Salad Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination


A California company is recalling approximately 5,610 pounds of its barbecue chicken salad because the product contains diced onions that were recalled for potential Listeria contamination last week. Huxtable’s Kitchen of Vernon, CA issued a voluntary recall of the BBQ chicken salads Friday after another company – Gill’s Onions – announced last week that a… Continue Reading

Cheeses, Dips and Spreads Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination


A Colorado-based company is recalling a limited number of tapanades, cheeses and salsas because they may contain onions that were recalled last week due to potential contamination with Listeria. Sartori Inspirations LLC issued the voluntary recall Thursday after Gills Onions of Oxnard, California recalled some of its diced yellow onions on July 18 because a… Continue Reading