For more than 2 1/2 years, management at the Colton, California facility of McCain Foods USA ignored positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella, apparently  choosing to ship the potentially contaminated vegetable and fruit products without conducting confirmation tests.

This pattern of behavior was discovered during an internal audit
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Two food-producers using corn as an ingredient recalled ready-to-eat salad products Friday over possible Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  Houston-based GHSW, LLC and Caito Foods, LLC  in  Indianapolis were among a growing list of companies recalling food out of fear of the dual contaminants.

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service

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The USDA today named McCain Foods as the supplier of potentially contaminated corn cited in the string of recalls for a variety of foods from hundreds of retailers in recent days, WalMart, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and 7-Eleven.

A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service
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Grocery retailer Hy-Vee Inc. is recalling some of its meat, poultry, and potato products because they contain mushrooms and tomatoes that McCain Foods has recalled because of potential bacterial contamination.

Hy-Vee officials said in a notice yesterday that McCain Foods recalled the implicated caramelized mushrooms and fire-roasted tomatoes because of
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