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Recalls expand as SunOpta reopens sunflower seed plant


More granola and snack products — including Quaker Oats, Planters and Clif Bar brands — are being recalled across the U.S. and Canada because of potential Listeria contamination as production resumes at the SunOpta Inc. plant responsible for the recalls. The Toronto-based, self-described organic/non-GMO company announced its own expanded recall for more products — including… Continue Reading

Publix Recalls Fruit and Grain Salad for Listeria Risk


Publix Super Markets issued a voluntary recall of a fruit and grain salad sold at its stores Tuesday because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company is recalling certain lots of its Publix brand Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad, produced by Allison’s Gourmet Kitchens, and distributed to stores in  Alabama, Florida,… Continue Reading

Publix Recalls Cake Products for Listeria Risk


Publix Super Markets is recalling 45 varieties of cakes that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The cakes were distributed at Publix stores in Florida between November 11 and November 15, 2012. Counties where the affected products were sold include Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Flagler, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Orange,… Continue Reading

Publix Supermarkets Recalls Romaine Hearts Sold in South


Ten-ounce plastic bags of chopped hearts of romaine supplied to Publix Supermarkets by Ready Pac and sold under the Publix Hearts of Romaine brand are being recalled for possible Listeria contamination. A sample of the product tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was positive for Listeria, a sometimes-deadly pathogen that also can… Continue Reading

Publix Recalls Spinach Dip for Listeria in Florida

Publix Super Markets Monday recalled spinach dip for possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  No illnesses have yet been associated with the recall. The potential contamination  was discovered during routine microbial testing conducted by Publix.  The recalled 16-ounce containers of prepackaged spinach dip were sold at Publix retail deli departments with a UPC of 41415-00062 and… Continue Reading