An Idaho company is recalling an unrevealed number of cases of certain frozen, imported cauliflower because testing showed it to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The TJ Farms Select brand cauliflower was imported from China. It was distributed in Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration today. As of the posting of the recall no illnesses had been confirmed.

Testing of a random sample by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture returned a positive result for the potentially deadly Listeria monocytogenes. Flagship Food Group of Eagle, ID, imported the cauliflower.

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Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California  “out of an abundance of caution” has recalled red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower harvested this year from Nov. 27 through Nov 30  for it may be contaminated with E. Coli O157: H7.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Dec. 13 said its traceback in the ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce led investigators to the Adams Bros. farm in Santa Barbara, CA.  However, romaine lettuce is not on the recall list.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that sediment from a reservoir near where
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It’s Memorial Day.  The last Monday in May is set aside in the U.S. to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the Armed Forces.  

But it’s also considered the unofficial start-date for picnics, neighborhood potlucks and backyard barbecues.  

We’re taking the day off and because the Food Safety News team is spread out across the country, we’re having our third annual “virtual potluck” for our Memorial Day celebration.

Dan and Helena are bringing the main dishes — slow-cooked barbecue pork sandwiches and Mussels in Wine. James and Cookson are bringing salads — Barley-Is-Boss

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