As the FDA added another state to the list of those that received pre-cut melon implicated in a salmonellosis outbreak, the chair of the Congressional Food Safety Caucus implored federal agencies to find “what deficiencies led to this outbreak.”

First reported by federal officials on June 8, the outbreak has sickened 60 people across five…

A French company this weekend expanded its recall of cheese made with unpasteurized milk after health officials reported a seventh child has developed kidney failure because of an E. coli infection linked to the cheese.

At least 14 children age 5 and younger from various regions of France are confirmed with E. coli 026 infections,…

Vulto Creamery’s expanded recall of raw milk cheeses has led Whole Foods Market to expand its recall to include Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber cheeses sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.

The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Vulto Creamery logo with cheeseAs of March 10, 2017, Vulto Creamery is…

The U.S Food and Drug Administration found serious violations — including Listeria —  at a “multiple food manufacturing facility,” owned by Whole Foods Markets Inc., according to a warning letter posted today. FDA sent the letter about the Everett, MA, “factory kitchen” to Austin, Texas -based Whole Foods on June 8, but did not order…

No illnesses have yet been associated with a recall of bulk and packaged Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli Pasta Salad for possible Listeria contamination. The recall was issued by Whole Market out Cambridge Massachusetts. The recall involves Whole Foods in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. chickencurrysalad_406x250A sampling…

The parents of Joshua Kaye are suing Whole Foods Market over their son’s death. Eight-year-old Joshua from Braintree, MA, died last summer from an E. coli 0157:H7 infection that turned into hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Multiple people were sickened, and epidemiological evidence traced the source to grass-fed ground beef back to Whole Foods. “Federal agents…

Environmental samples taken in July by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors at two different locations within the nSpired Natural Foods Inc. nut butter manufacturing facility in Ashland, OR, tested positive for Salmonella, according to agency inspection reports. The samples were taken at a bakery “during the manufacturing of dried pasteurized almonds lot…

Six brands of peanut butter and almond butter have been recalled for possible Salmonella contamination. The recall, announced Tuesday, includes peanut and almond butter products sold by Kroger, Safeway, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut…