The Waitrose grocery chain blamed factors outside the control of the retailer and its supply base for poor Campylobacter in chicken results.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) maximum target level is up to 7 percent of birds with more than 1,000 colony-forming units per gram (CFU/g) of Campylobacter.

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Retailer lists are now available for peaches, nectarines and plums linked to a Listeria outbreak that has killed one person and sickened others.

Samples from sick people were collected from Aug. 22, 2018, to Aug. 16, this year. The outbreak is considered ongoing by the Centers for Disease Control and

Continue Reading FDA releases retailer lists for stone fruit linked to deadly Listeria outbreak

More details about recalled peaches, plums, and nectarines linked to a deadly outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes have become available.

Eleven people from coast to coast have been sickened, with one reported dead and the other ten hospitalized. Whole genome sequencing linked the patients together using DNA fingerprints of

Continue Reading Walmart, Aldi, Sprouts, and others received fruit linked to the deadly Listeria outbreak

State and federal officials in the United States and Canada are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections traced to cantaloupes.

In the United States, 43 people have been confirmed as patients. The outbreak is spread across 15 states. At least 17 people have been so sick they required hospitalization. As

Continue Reading U.S. declares Salmonella outbreak traced to imported cantaloupe; Canada also has an outbreak

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert due to concerns about a raw beef product that may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically soft, clear plastic.

FSIS issued a public health alert to ensure consumers know this product should not be consumed. A recall

Continue Reading Public Health Alert for Raw Beef Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Another patient has been identified in an ongoing outbreak of hepatitis A infections traced to frozen organic strawberries.

As of its update posted July 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 10 people from four states have been infected. Four people have been hospitalized. The states where

Continue Reading Officials say hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen organic strawberries is growing

SunOpta Inc’s subsidiary, Sunrise Growers Inc., is recalling specific frozen fruit products linked to pineapple provided by a third-party supplier because of the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Consumers are urged to check their freezers for the recalled product. The products have shelf life well

Continue Reading Frozen fruits sold by Walmart, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Target, Aldi, and AWG recalled because of Listeria contamination