Anyone who purchased organic mangoes in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Jersey or Texas since mid-April needs to check their source. The mangoes were shipped to retailers and distributors in limited quantities only to those five states. The recall notice did not say where the mangoes were grown. San Francisco-based Pacific Organic Produce has recalled a…

In a little less than two years, recalled foods have been linked to 1,753 illnesses, 464 hospitalizations and at least 37 deaths and have cost the public $227 million in health costs, according to the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. In a report that U.S. PIRG calls a ‘snapshot look” at foodborne illness in the…

Just 30 days ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was depicted as the tip of the spear in the “fast-moving “outbreak investigation of a Salmonella Braenderup outbreak associated with Mexican mangoes. Within 24 hours, one distributor of Mexican mangoes — Splendid Products of California — did initiate a recall from the mango grower…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a roundup of all recalled mangoes from the Mexican company whose fruits have been linked to a nationwide Salmonella outbreak. Many have been listed individually in prior recalls, but this announcement lists the four U.S. distributors who imported the recalled mangoes and all of the companies who…

Two more companies have joined the 13 others who have recalled mangoes imported from Mexico over the past three weeks because the fruits may be contaminated with a strain of Salmonella currently causing a nationwide outbreak. On Wednesday GHW, LLC of Houston, TX recalled a limited number of expired fresh-cut mango products, and on Thursday…

At least 121 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup tied to Mexican mangoes have been reported from 15 states, according to the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The vast majority of the reported illnesses have been in California, which has reported 93 individuals tied to the outbreak. The other states…

Mangoes from Mexico linked to a nationwide Salmonella outbreak have been added to the federal import alert list – meaning that districts can detain them without inspection. Mangoes produced by Sinaloa, MX-based Agricola Daniella and imported by Splendid Products of Burlingame, CA were recalled August 30 after they were named as the potential source of…

Successful completion of junior high in a town near Denver, Colorado came with one reward during the 1950s and 1960s. You got to go to Mexico. All your camping gear was stuffed into the back of a yellow school bus and you would be packed into the front with all your lucky classmates, adult chaperones…