Twin City Foods Inc. of Stanwood, WA, is recalling not-ready-to eat frozen corn and mixed vegetables in retail bags, because of a potential for them to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The affected brands are Kroger, Food Lion and Signature. Food Lion previously posted its own recall of frozen mixed

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Some frozen vegetables sold under the Food Lion brand are subject to a recall because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The Food Lion company issued the recall for its frozen sweet corn and frozen mixed vegetables after tests showed Listeria monocytogenes.

The recall includes 16-ounce bags of frozen Food

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Experts have made several recommendations ahead of a potential update to guidelines relating to the control of Listeria in food.

Consumer practices deviating from the intended use of a food highlights the need for improved labeling about correct preparation and businesses need to assess the potential impacts of climate change

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Scientists have developed formal risk assessment models for Listeria monocytogenes in certain foods.

The models need to be tested and reviewed before being made public, said experts at a meeting organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Findings come

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According to a new study recently published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology, over 90 percent of listeriosis cases in the U.S. come from deli meat, followed by ready-to-eat (RTE) salads at just less than 5 percent.

The study, titled “Quantitative risk assessment model to investigate the public health

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Listeria monocytogenes has been detected in a number of frozen vegetables tested in Ireland.

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) said findings show a potential risk of illness for consumers who have non-ready-to-eat (RTE) frozen vegetables, fruits or herbs without cooking.

After a 2015 to 2018 listeriosis outbreak in
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Giant Eagle Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA, is recalling frozen bags of  Giant Eagle diced green peppers because the product tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

The product was distributed to Giant Supermarkets in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana.

There is concern that consumers may still have possession of some
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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
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