New recall: peaches sold by ALDI or Target

ALDI and Target stores have recalled bagged peaches because of possible Salmonella contamination and a link to a food poisoning outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Presentation (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to bagged peaches sold at ALDI stores in 9 states […]

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Hundreds more sick: check onions that you may have on hand

More than 200 patients have been added to the tally in a Salmonella Newport outbreak traced to fresh onions. Over the last week, an additional 229 ill people have been confirmed, bringing the total to 869 infected people in 47 states as of August 18, 2020. At least 116 of those patients have been admitted […]

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Midwest continues to be hard-hit by Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salads

The outbreak of parasitic infections linked to Fresh Express bagged salad totals nearly 700, with states in the Midwest particularly hard hit. The case total as of August 14, 2020 is 690 individuals infected in the U.S. Laboratory-confirmed Cyclospora infections associated with this outbreak have been reported from 13 states: Georgia (1), Illinois (209), Iowa (206), […]

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Expanded recall linked to contaminated onions

Taylor Farms is recalling a variety of products containing onions, diced and chopped raw onion mixtures and pasta or chicken salad containing raw onions. Taylor Farms used onions in manufacturing that were recalled by Thomson International, Inc. Onions have been recalled nationwide because of contamination with Salmonella Newport. The recall of onion-containing products is effective […]

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National recall: Salmonella and onions

On Saturday, August 1, media outlets reported a nationwide recall of Thomson red onions because of a Salmonella Newport outbreak. The red onions from Thomson International Inc. are the likely source of the outbreak, which has sickened more than 500 people in the U.S. and Canada, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

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Urgent request to check for recalled salads

With another 84 patients confirmed and an eighth state involved, an outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to Fresh Express bagged salads sold by grocery stores is now being blamed for sickening restaurant patrons.Officials are reporting over 200 patients have been confirmed as infected by the Cyclospora parasite in the outbreak. The microscopic organism is often […]

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Cyclospora in bagged salad mix sold in the Midwest

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections apparently linked to ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco grocery store brand bagged “garden salads” containing iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, and carrots. Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco grocery stores have recalled their store brand bagged salads specifically labeled […]

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Positive Salmonella test leads to recall of macadamia nuts

An Illinois company is recalling raw macadamia nuts because of positive test results for Salmonella linked to the batch of nuts. NOW Health Group Inc. (NOW) of Bloomingdale, IL, is recalling its “NOW Real Food Raw Macadamia Nuts” with the product code 7119 and  Lot#3141055, according to a company recall notice posted by the Food […]

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National recall of ground beef: consumers urged to check freezers and refrigerators

Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef products, some labeled as ‘organic’ that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The raw ground beef items were produced on June 1, 2020 and include the […]

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What’s up with lettuce?

Federal officials have connected some of the dots in their investigation of three concurrent outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce in late 2019. A total of 167 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were confirmed from 27 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from Sept. 20 to Dec. 21, 2019. Ill people […]

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