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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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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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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Check your refrigerator (again): lettuce and blackberries

Individuals are urged to check their refrigerators (again) for items currently involved in national recalls: romaine lettuce and blackberries. Wisconsin officials have found E. coli O157:H7 in an unopened bag of pre-washed, chopped romaine lettuce that originated from Salinas Valley, California; the lettuce was in an ill person’s home. Evidence is not yet available to […]

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Food Recall Basics

As recent blog posts suggest, there are dozens of food recall notices posted in the United States each month. The Partnership for Food Safety Education has developed some fact sheets that they hope will help people sort through the information in recall notices and to take action to identify whether a recalled product is in […]

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