As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent.Continue Reading FDA sends warning to sprouting operation after inspection initiated by Salmonella outbreak
Chang Farm, of Whatley, MA, is expanding their May 8 recall to include all Mung Bean Sprouts and Soy Bean Sprouts within expiry because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The company is expanding the recall…Continue Reading Sprouts recall expanded after more testing finds Listeria contamination
New York officials are alerting consumers to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in Ding Hao brand “Bean Sprouts,” packaged by Chang Farm in South Deerfield, MA, and distributed through Bean Sprouts Trading Inc. located in…Continue Reading State officials issue public after testing in New York finds Listeria in bean sprouts
On Feb. 28, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to Sun Sprouts-brand alfalfa sprouts grown by SunSprout Enterprises of Fremont, NE, is…Continue Reading CDC declares Salmonella outbreak linked to sprouts over
The Food and Drug Administration has begun traceback efforts related to a multi-state outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes.
The source of the outbreak continues to be listed as unknown by the FDA even though…Continue Reading FDA begins product tracing in the investigation of mystery Listeria outbreak
Experts have identified and evaluated ways to reduce foodborne illness associated with sprouts.
They reviewed studies as well as guidelines from authorities and industry associations with findings published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of…Continue Reading FAO and WHO put sprout safety in the spotlight
Fullei Fresh is recalling Alfalfa Sprouts after FDA testing finds Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC.)
According to the recall, it is a strain of E. coli which is not part of the company’s routine E.Continue Reading Alfalfa sprouts recalled after FDA testing finds E.coli
The Food and Drug Administration has closed its investigation of an outbreak of infections from Salmonella Typhimurium that sickened more than 250 people without finding a cause for the illnesses.
The FDA first announced the…Continue Reading FDA closes investigation of patients infected with Salmonella; no cause found
During this first week of 2023, the Food and Drug Administration continues to investigate three outbreaks of foodborne illnesses initially reported in 2022.
The most recent outbreak has sickened people in three states and has…Continue Reading FDA warns against sprouts tied to the outbreak; other outbreak investigations ongoing
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According to the CDC, as of December 29, 2022, a total of 15 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from three states Nebraska (8), Oklahoma (1) and…Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Is it past time for a warning label on sprouts?