Portland, OR — On a recent rainy evening, Native Foods Cafe in Bridgeport Village was bustling. Customers crowded around the counter to order
Stopping at a café during a trip to Asheville, North Carolina with family this past March, Mary Ann Hurtado decided to order a veggie sandwich while everyone else chose something with meat. It was a…
Continue Reading Tempeh Salmonella Case Highlights Illnesses that Fall through the Cracks
The first lawsuit has been filed against the North Carolina tempeh producer and the online spore culture retailer responsible for a Salmonella outbreak that sickened at least 89 people in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee…
Continue Reading Lawsuit Filed in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Unpasteurized Tempeh
When Smiling Hara Tempeh’s managing executive Chad Oliphant began buying starter culture from Maryland-based Tempeh Online to make the popular bean product tempeh, he surely did not expect it to be contaminated with Salmonella (or…
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Trouble with Imports
A Rockville, MD company is recalling its Tempeh Starter Yeast and Super Starter Yeast because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The tempeh starter, a fungal culture imported from Indonesia and sold over
The Salmonella Paratyphi B case-count associated with contaminated starter culture used in raw tempeh products sold by Smiling Hara, an Asheville, NC-based company, continued to grow last week, with the number of Salmonella Paratyphi B
63 people in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and New York have fallen ill from a rare strain of Salmonella linked to spore culture used to make unpasteurized tempeh by North Carolina food producer…
Continue Reading Smiling Hara Tempeh Salmonella Outbreak
North Carolina’s Department of Public Health laboratory confirmed on Thursday that the ongoing Salmonella Paratyphi B outbreak linked to Smiling Hara unpasteurized tempeh was caused by contaminated packages of spore culture used in the product’s
North Carolina’s Buncombe County reported Monday that the number of Salmonella Paratyphi B cases in an outbreak linked to unpasteurized tempeh has risen from 46 to 60.
Update (May 10, 2:00 p.m. Eastern): North Carolina’s Department of Public Health laboratory confirmed on Thursday that the ongoing Salmonella Paratyphi B outbreak linked to Smiling Hara unpasteurized tempeh was caused by contaminated packages of
Although tempeh has been named as a potential source of the Salmonella outbreak in North Carolina, officials say that avoiding this food may not guarantee safety from infection, as the tempeh has not been confirmed