Lancaster Foods is recalling a limited quantity of three brands  Robinson Fresh, Lancaster, and Giant brand Kale, Spinach and Collard Green products because of a  possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Though the recalled products are beyond their “Best If Used By Date,” it is important for consumers who have

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This year’s Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group opens with a statement about COVID-19 and food safety, encouraging consumers to continue to eat fresh fruits and vegetables during the pandemic.

Officials with the non-profit organization also say certain leafy greens, including kale and spinach, are among the fresh
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Swedish officials have ended investigations into an increase in domestic cryptosporidium infections because the number of cases decreased since the start of February.

The Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) and Swedish Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket) helped to identify five foodborne outbreaks and other infections affecting more than 230 people.

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Sobeys Inc. is recalling some of its Compliments brand sweet kale bagged salad blend because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. No confirmed illnesses have been reported to federal officials, according to a recall notice posted by the CFIA.
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Randsland Farms Inc. is recalling bagged salad kits and kale because federal inspectors found they are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

“This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) inspection activities,” according to a recall notice on the agency’s website. 

“The CFIA is conducting a food safety
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Major retailers including Whole Foods Market and Costco were among those where Consumer Reports found leafy greens contaminated with the potentially deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

The pre-eminent consumer watchdog group gathered 284 samples of fresh leafy greens and tested them for the pathogen, according to a statement from the organization.
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Bagged kale salad kits sold under the well-known Eat Smart brand are under recall in Canada because of test results involving Listeria monocytogenes.

“Fresh Taste Produce Ltd. is recalling certain 794 G (28 OZ) Eat Smart brand ‘Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kits’ from the marketplace due to possible Listeria
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For the second time in two months, kale salad kits packaged under the Eat Smart brand are under recall because government sampling testing returned positive results for Listeria monocytogenes.

Canadian officials did not report how many individual salad kits are affected by the recall. They also did not report
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