After 25 years doing food litigation, I am seldom surprised by the announcement of a foodborne illness outbreak. It was no different last Friday when Indiana announced a multi-state Salmonella outbreak linked to cut fruit — mainly melons sold at large retailers in several states. Over the years, people in government or in various parts…

At least 20 people are sick with Salmonella Newport infections linked to pre-cut watermelon and cantaloupe that was sold up to and including today at various grocery stores. State and federal officials are trying to determine what company supplied the fruit and whether any is still on store shelves.

Anyone who bought pre-cut watermelon or…

Anyone who has eaten Western Family brand freshcut pineapple in British Columbia recently is at risk of developing Hepatitis A and has an extremely limited amount of time to take the post-exposure vaccination for the virus.

Complicating the situation is the fact that Canadian public health officials believe other products are affected, but they had…

logos Club Chef Kroger Fresh SelectionsSnack products with freshcut vegetables and fruit packaged under Club Chef and Kroger’s Fresh Selections brands are being recalled from 15 states because Listeria monocytogenes was found in the Club Chef production facility.

“The recall is being initiated as a precaution because positive test results for the presence of Listeria were identified by the company…