French officials have allowed a dairy company to resume operations at a site linked to a deadly E. coli outbreak earlier this year. 

The dairy, Chabert, was permitted to restart the marketing of raw milk reblochon cheese from its site in Cruseilles, a town in the Haute-Savoie department of the country, last week.

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Two people have fallen ill in Spain after eating chard sold in jars. The product, packaged under the Ybarra brand, is suspected to contain high levels of tropane alkaloids.

The Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) reported that it was informed about the situation by health officials in Madrid. The agency…

A Kentucky cattle feed manufacturer, a Vermont cheese processing facility, and a New York supplement facility are all on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of federal food safety rules.

The FDA sent the warning letters to the companies in August and September, and posted them for public view in recent days.…

The Idaho Foodbank is recalling 13.5 tons of soup, eggs, cheese and coconut beverages after discovering a refrigeration malfunction, which could have allowed the growth of bacteria and life-threatening pathogens.

To view the full-sized photographs of food recalled by the Idaho Foodbank, please click on the image.

“The Idaho Foodbank discovered…

A Miami company has expanded its recall of cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, some of which does not expire until mid-September.

recalled De Mi Pais cheeseIn the expansion of its recall, which was initiated May 17, Global Garlic Inc. added “Queso Fresco/Whole Milk” and “Queso Fresco x LB(Barra)/Whole Milk Cheese” on May 30, but the expansion…

This is one of the photos from the Chapel Hill Creamery website that shows the company's production process.
This is one of the photos from the Chapel Hill Creamery website that shows the company’s production process.
It’s been more than a month since the last Salmonella case was confirmed in an outbreak traced to cheeses from a North Carolina company, suggesting the episode is over. Some of the implicated…

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is warning consumers not to eat products made by Picnic Gourmet Spreads because these products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Goat-cheese_406x250The potentially contaminated products include Red Pepper Feta Cheese Spread, Moroccan Cilantro Cheese Spread, Tandoori Garlic Cheese Spread, Herbed Goat Cheese, Parmesan Cheese Spread,…

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photo-raw-milk-cheese-herbs-wooden-board-image31883135On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started collecting public comments on cheese made from unpasteurized milk. Agency officials want any information or scientific data that would help them identify and evaluate measures that might minimize the impact of pathogens in raw milk cheese. The action is partly based on the findings from…

Oasis Brands Inc. of Miami, FL, is recalling select lots of various Lacteos Santa Martha products with best-by dates of 07/01/14 through 12/31/14 because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with…

The latest Canadian recall of cheeses for possibly containing the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria is for Le Verdict d’Alexina, Citadelle, and Grey Owl brands produced by Fromagerie Le Détour Inc. The initial recall list issued on June 26 was updated to include additional products on July 11. All of the Fromagerie Le Détour…