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Contaminated Fresh Spinach Outruns Confusing Recall Notices

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Contaminated fresh produce often makes its way into consumers faster than the product can be effectively recalled. An example of how this happens occurred earlier this month with fresh spinach produced by the Salinas, CA-based Taylor Farms — the winner for the past two years of the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Institute’s “Primary Producer” award… Continue Reading

Recalled California Spinach was Served at 10 South Carolina Schools

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Spinach that was served at 10 Lancaster County Schools in Lancaster, SC, has been recalled, according to a news report from WCSC-TV in Charleston, SC. The spinach was from Taylor Farms in Salinas, CA, which was recalled because of potential contamination with Listeria. The 10 schools included in the recall are A.R. Rucker Middle, Brooklyn Springs… Continue Reading

Schnucks Recalls Chef’s Express California Pasta Salad for Salmonella Risk

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Schnuck Markets Inc. of St. Louis, MO, is recalling the Chef’s Express California Pasta Salad sold in its Deli/Chef’s Express departments from April 2-14, 2015, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed to 99 Schnucks stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. The product would have been… Continue Reading

California’s Taylor Farms Recalls Some Tomatoes and Salad Kits

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No sicknesses have yet been connected to a Taylor Farms recall of several lots of tomatoes and salad kits for possible Salmonella contamination. The Tracy-based Taylor Farms, located in California’s San Joaquin County, is one of the nation’s biggest producers of salad makings. On Saturday, Sept. 13, Taylor Farms issued a recall for Expo Fresh… Continue Reading

Reser’s Fine Foods Expands Recall of Products Potentially Contaminated With Listeria

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Reser’s Fine Foods is again expanding its Oct. 22, 2013, recall of refrigerated ready-to-eat products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled refrigerated ready-to-eat products were sold in retail and food-service establishments nationwide and in Canada. For a full list of recalled products, visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recall page or… Continue Reading

Taylor Farms Recalls Deli Salads That Contain Reser’s Products

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After Reser’s Fine Foods expanded its recall of  products potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Taylor Farms Foodservice in Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Texas and Tennessee are issuing a secondary recall of deli products containing components of implicated in Reser’s expanded recall. Grocers involved have been instructed to remove any remaining product from their deli case and to dispose of… Continue Reading

Taylor Farms Recalls Broccoli Salads for Listeria Risk

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Taylor Farms has recalled more than 5,000 units of broccoli salad due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. The packages may contain salad dressing that has tested positive for the bacteria. The products are included in boxes labeled “Taylor Farms Broccoli Crunch with Bacon and Dressing,” with case codes 310151 or 310153. Production dates range… Continue Reading

Taylor Farms Recalls Broccoli Salad Kit Products for Possible Listeria

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Taylor Farms in Jessup, MD, is recalling approximately 5,084 pounds of broccoli salad kit products due to concerns about possible Listeria contamination. The salad kits were shipped to delis in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Vermont. The following products are subject to recall: 6.06-lb. boxes labeled “TAYLOR FARMS BROCCOLI CRUNCH WITH… Continue Reading

This Summer’s Parasites and Viruses Continue to Make People Sick

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This summer’s two prolonged outbreaks, one caused by a parasite and the other by a rare Hepatitis A virus, are continuing to add confirmed cases. Neither the parasite nor the viruses are common to North America, but both have moved in for an extended stay. As of Sept. 3, the Hepatitis A virus has sickened… Continue Reading

National Cyclospora Outbreak: What We Do and Don’t Know

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Nearly two months have passed since state and federal health authorities first became aware on June 28 of two related cases of Cyclospora infection in Iowa residents. Considering Iowa typically sees one or two such cases a year, the small irregularity immediately caught the attention of state health officials. Within weeks, authorities had identified several… Continue Reading