Federal officials report a cluster of Listeria monocytogenes infections dating back to July 2017 has spurred a nationwide recall of an “undetermined amount” of Long Phung brand pork patty rolls.

Whole genome sequencing (WGS) confirmed on Nov. 19 that samples collected from a Long Phung Food Products production facility were

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As the World Health Organization told countries around the world this week to make listeriosis a reportable disease because of the ongoing crisis in South Africa, outbreak victims and their families filed a class action suit against the producers of processed meats that have tested positive Listeria monocytogenes.

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CORRECTED CONTENT: Blue Bell Creameries wants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to release it from certain food safety precautions imposed after its ice cream was linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak, seeking permission for less expensive practices it refers to as  “the industry norm.”

There is no word on
Continue Reading CORRECTED: Blue Bell asks FDA if it can return to ‘industry norm’