Lipari Foods LLC is recalling Premo brand “Turkey & Cheese Wedge” sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM because of the potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should check their homes for the sandwiches, which have an “enjoy-by” date of Aug. 31.

According to the company recall notice posted on the Food and Drug…

Implementing whole genome sequencing at the European level could save up to five months in detecting multi-country Listeria outbreaks, according to a recent study.

More than half of severe listeriosis cases in the European Union are part of clusters, many of which are not detected fast enough by the current surveillance system. The study, led…

The United States filed a civil complaint against Long Island City, NY-based Foo Yuan Food Products Company Inc., its owner and president Hsing Chang, and its secretary Susan Chang, to stop them from preparing and distributing adulterated seafood products in violation of federal law.

The Department of Justice filed the complaint at the request of…

Longhill Farms is recalling raw, unpasteurized milk in New Zealand because it has been found to be contaminated with Campylobacter bacteria.

The product is sold in 1 liter or 2 liter glass bottles or in customer supplied containers. Affected products have batch numbers: D-0608 to D-1508 inclusive and use-by dates of Aug. 10 to Aug.…

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling an undisclosed amount of baby spinach packaged salad because Canadian officials found Listeria monocytogenes contamination in a sample.

The company distributed the implicated fresh spinach product to New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island. The recall notice did not include names of retailers…

G&C Raw LLC has recalled one batch of “Pat’s Cat Turkey” cat food and one batch of ground lamb dog food because the Ohio Department of Agriculture found Listeria monocytogenes in both products.

The recalled products are:

  • Pat’s Cat Turkey Cat Food packed in 1-pound clear plastic containers; Lot #WWPKTF051618
  • Ground Lamb Dog Food packed

South Africa’s National Listeria Incident Management Team issued another of its periodic reports recently for the world’s largest listeriosis outbreak. It says there were no new cases of listeriosis during the week before publication on July 26.

Between Jan. 1, 2017, and July 17, 2018, South Africa recorded 1,060 laboratory-confirmed cases of listeriosis resulting in…

Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand and Fresh Grab turkey and Swiss submarine sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM due to potential contaminatLipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand and Fresh Grab turkey and Swiss submarine sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM…

Federal officials in the United States are investigating the supply chain of frozen vegetables linked to a deadly, international Listeria outbreak. Nine people in Europe and one in Australia who were infected with the outbreak strain have died.

Food safety officials in Europe reported earlier this week that the implicated frozen vegetables had been distributed…