The federal government has closed some foodborne illness outbreak investigations in the past week.

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service released even less information when it closed its investigation into an outbreak than it did when it announced it. Of infections caused by E. coli O157:H7 the agency merely

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A new outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections from a not yet identified food has been added to the list of outbreaks under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration.

There are two confirmed patients, but the FDA has not revealed their ages or states of residence.

This outbreak is separate from another

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State and Federal officials announced today that they are investigating a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O121:H19 infections related to Earth Grown frozen falafel sold by Aldi stores.

As of this afternoon, the Food and Drug Administration is reporting that 20 people are confirmed infected with five requiring hospitalization. No

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Veggie Patch veggie burgers and falafels are being recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have yet been associated with this recall. The recalled product are: – Veggie Patch Ultimate Meatless Burger, UPC 61012900211, 9 oz., sell-by date of January 12, 2013. – Veggie Patch Falafel Chickpea
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