Researchers in Spain have revealed Listeria monocytogenes in various pork and poultry meat products.

184 meat samples were collected from different retailers in La Rioja. Listeria spp. and  monocytogenes were detected in 45 and 19 samples, respectively. 

The dominant Listeria species depended on the meat type, said researchers in the International Journal

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AJC International, Inc. of Atlanta, GA, is recalling approximately 17,428 pounds of frozen, raw pork products that were not presented for import reinspection into the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of

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Bellboy Import Corp. in Saint Charles, MN, is recalling 551 pounds of frozen, raw pork products that were not presented for import reinspection into the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

FSIS discovered the problem during routine surveillance activities of imported

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The first international case of listeriosis linked to an outbreak in Spain that has sickened almost 200 people and killed two is being investigated by British public health officials.

The outbreak has been traced to contaminated chilled pork products under the brand “La Mechá” made by Magrudis, based in Seville. 
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The Health Protection Surveillance Center in Ireland has issued a warning about hepatitis E and undercooked pork following an increase in the number of people infected during summer and autumn this past year.

The agency reported a small increase in clinical notifications during the summer and autumn periods in 2018.
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Miami’s  Embutidos Fanguito, Inc. Friday recalled  approximately 454 pounds of pork products due to mislabeling, elfanquito_406x250misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The pork product label incorrectly identified it as cooked product. In addition, the products may contain soy, a
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B & R Meat Processing of Winslow, AR, is recalling approximately 2,129 pounds of pork products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday.

064-2015 labelsThe cured and uncured pork items were


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