I.M. Healthy – goodness the irony.

For a bit(e) of history: In the Spring of 2017, the CDC reported that thirty-two people infected with the outbreak strains of E. coli O157: H7 were reported from 12 states – Arizona 4, California 5, Florida 2, Illinois 1, Massachusetts 1, Maryland

Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Journal of Pediatrics weighs in on E. coli Outbreak linked to Soy Nut Butter

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Northern Illinois today is expected to award the remainder of insurance coverage held by I.M. Healthy and Dixie Dew to victims of 2017’s E. coli O157: H7 outbreak involving the two companies.

Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicated that I.M. Healthy brand Soy Nut Butter
Continue Reading Bankruptcy court awards soy nut butter E. coli victims $11.25 million

Although the government has posted its final update on the E. coli outbreak traced to SoyNut Butter Co. products — reporting 32 people across a dozen states confirmed sick —  there is an ongoing threat and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is repeating earlier warnings.

illustration I.M. Healthy soy nut butter“The recalled SoyNut
Continue Reading CDC says soy nut butter outbreak ‘over’ — but threat continues

ICYMI, as the texters say, the FDA finally came clean about a dirty food production operation, naming Dixie Dew Products Inc. as the manufacturer of soy-based goo marketed as an allergen-free alternative to peanut butter.

illustration transparencyThe revelation Friday evening came weeks after FDA inspectors found filthy conditions, insect infestation and
Continue Reading Beach Beat: Public’s right to know should trump trade secrets