Gentro Foods Inc. is recalling Eagle brand corn (frozen) from the marketplace because of possible Salmonella contamination.

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results.

According to the CFIA, the products were distributed in Ontario, Canada and possibly other provinces and territories.

Recalled products:

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Researchers have found a mixed salad contaminated with the same type of Listeria that caused a multi-country outbreak with 54 cases and 10 deaths several years ago.

Salad and other fresh produce were collected in England from retail and catering businesses from September 2020 to December 2021 and were tested

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As of January 28, there have been 14 laboratory-confirmed cases of E. coli O157 illness linked to this outbreak in the following provinces: Alberta (13) and Saskatchewan (1). Individuals became sick between early December 2021 and early January 2022. No deaths or hospitalizations have been reported. Individuals who became ill
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Eh? Kimchi with E. coli O157:H7 and corn with Salmonella in Canada?

Doughgirls Baking Inc. (dba, Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen & Bakeshop) is recalling King Ranch Casserole from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

This recall is connected to a Salmonella outbreak that has been linked to frozen corn.

As of the last update on Dec. 21, 2021, there are now
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Canadian officials have cleared avocados as the source behind an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella infections. They have determined the source of the Salmonella is frozen corn.

“There are now 84 Salmonella illnesses reported across 5 provinces. Based on the investigation findings to date, the outbreak is linked to Alasko brand
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Canadian officials are reporting a recall of frozen corn that is part of a Salmonella outbreak investigation, but no other details on the outbreak are posted.

The recall, made by New Alasko Limited Partnership for Alasko brand IQF (individually quick frozen) whole kernel corn, is underway because of testing by
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A review has described how the lessons from major foodborne outbreaks have helped improve Europe’s food safety system.

The research covers significant outbreaks that occurred in the past decade and how things have changed to try and prevent repeat incidents.

In Europe, 5,175 foodborne outbreaks were recorded in 2019 with
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Researchers have expanded knowledge of the United Kingdom’s involvement in a multi-country Listeria outbreak.

Twelve patients were detected in the UK between 2015 and 2018 and contaminated sweetcorn was recovered from the freezer of another person in 2019.

Overall, the outbreak included 54 cases of listeriosis in Australia, Finland, Sweden,
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The Hungarian frozen vegetable factory believed to be the source of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 54 people in six countries, killing 10 of them, is set to restart production.

Following shutdown and cleaning, all tests at the Baja production site were negative for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes, according
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