Brooks Tropicals LLC of Homestead, FL, is recalling 401 boxes of fresh green-skin avocados with a single Lot # 2610 because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been associated with this recall, but the company said that it was being initiated as a precaution. The potential for contamination was discovered by a…

A Florida company is recalling 120 pints of its cherry tomatoes because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Alderman Farms Sales Corporation of Boynton Beach, FL issued a voluntary recall of its organic cherry tomatoes Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration discovered Salmonella in a sample of the product. The affected tomatoes were…

A Florida-based company that recalled its crab spread for potential Listeria contamination earlier this month has expanded that recall to include three other kinds of seafood spreads. Gold Coast Salads of Naples, FL issued an updated voluntary recall of its Blue Crab Spread, Maine Lobster Spread, Lobster and Shrimp Spread and Smoked Salmon Spread this…

A Florida-based company is recalling a batch of its smoked salmon because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. MKG Provisions of Miami, FL issued a voluntary recall of its Atlantic Smoked Salmon Batch #1768, sold under several brand names, after the Florida Department of Agriculture discovered Listeria in a sample of the finished…

Health officials in Okaloosa County, Florida have noticed an unusual trend this year. Instead of the average three Shigella infections the county sees each year, a full 73 cases have been reported since the beginning of 2012. The Okaloosa County Health Department issued its initial warning to the public in early August, at which time…

A series of class action lawsuits has been filed in Florida against major food retailers who allegedly sell honey that may not be “honey” because it does not contain pollen.

Five Florida residents are bringing suits against four different grocery chains – Publix Super Markets, Inc., Target Corporation, Walgreen Co. and Aldi, Inc. – that …

In the nearly five years since the last legal horse slaughterhouses in the United States shut down, strange events keep happening in Florida’s C-9 Basin, north of Okeechobee Road and west of the Florida Turnpike.

This time, Miami-Dade police are investigating the illegal sale of horse meat, specifically a brown bay thoroughbred they found without …

Publix Super Markets Monday recalled spinach dip for possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  No illnesses have yet been associated with the recall.

The potential contamination  was discovered during routine microbial testing conducted by Publix. 

The recalled 16-ounce containers of prepackaged spinach dip were sold at Publix retail deli departments with a UPC of 41415-00062 and …

A Florida company is recalling fresh basil that was sold in Washington, Oregon and Rhode Island because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Sanith Ourn Farm of Indiantown, FL said in a news release that the problem was identified during routine sampling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

No illnesses have been reported.

According …