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Managing Editor Coral Beach is a print journalist with more than 30 years experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, trade publications and freelance clients including the Kansas City Star, the Independence Examiner and Land Line Magazine. Before joining Food Safety News, Beach was a reporter for The Packer newspaper, an online and broadsheet trade publication covering the fresh produce industry in North America. During her time at The Packer, Beach specialized in food safety topics related to legislation, regulation, recalls and foodborne illness outbreaks. A Jayhawk by birth and education, Beach earned her bachelor’s of science in journalism from the University of Kansas.

Federal officials say an outbreak of Listeria infections traced to enoki mushrooms has ended. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the outbreak sickened five people in four states from coast to coast:

Continue Reading CDC reports that outbreak traced to enoki mushrooms has ended; concerns continue about this imported commodity

A Michigan producer has expanded a lettuce recall because its products have been linked to an ongoing multi-state outbreak of infections caused by Listeria monocytogenes.

The recall by Revolution Farms LLC of Caledonia, MI, now

Continue Reading Officials link Revolution Farms lettuces to Listeria outbreak; recall expanded