Cut Fruit Express of Inver Grove Heights, MN is recalling Caribou Coffee Fruit and Cheese Plate 6.2oz because of potential contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes.

Caribou Coffee Fruit and Cheese Plate, item #3818, was distributed from Caribou Stores at the MSP Airport Caribou locations in the MSP Airport, Minnesota, according to

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Freshcut fruit from Liberty Fruit Company Inc. is being recalled after government testing found a sample positive for Salmonella.

The Kansas City, KS, company distributed the products to retailers and foodservice operations in four states,  Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food
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The FDA recently announced it is conducting a year-long testing project on freshcut, also called pre-cut, cantaloupe.

In addition to testing for the foodborne pathogens of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes, the sampling “assignment” includes inspections reviewing preventive controls and identifying possible sources and routes of contamination, according to the announcement
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As promised, a New Jersey company is recalling pre-cut fresh fruit from hospitals, schools and other institutions because of a link to a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 30.

Tailor Cut Produce is recalling its Fruit luau, cut honeydew, cut cantaloupe and cut pineapple products, according to a
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A federal judge in California has told the Food and Drug Administration, which is the nation’s leading food regulator, to stop dragging its feet on the long-awaited rules surrounding food recalls and outbreaks of foodborne illness.

U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ordered the Department of Health and
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An outbreak of Salmonella linked to pre-cut fresh melon continues to grow, with 117 people across 10 states confirmed with infections. More than a third of the patients have required hospitalization.

Public health officials are urging consumers to not eat the pre-cut fresh melon products listed in the chart below
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Southern Specialities Inc. has issued a recall notice for some Marketside bagged fresh green beans and pre-cut butternut squash because of possible contamination with Listeria bacteria. Marketside is one of Walmart’s brands.

The produce company’s recall notice says it is unknown whether any of the implicated vegetables reached retail shelves. 
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