by in Listeria

On March 18, 2016, the CDC announced that they have linked raw milk from Miller’s Organic Farm to an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that occurred in 2014. There were 2 people sickened in this outbreak, 1 in Florida and 1 in California. Both people required hospitalization, and the person sickened in Florida died as a… Read more »

by in Salmonella

On March 18, 2016, the CDC announced that the outbreak of Salmonella Poona associated with imported cucumbers is over. The final case count is 907 occurrences of Salmonella poisoning. These cases of illness began to be reported as early as July 2015 and continued until early March 2016. Two hundred and four people needed to… Read more »

by in Food Borne Illnesses, Salmonella

For the third time in the last month, macadamia nuts are being recalled because of the risk of Salmonella poisoning. Ashland Food Co-op is the most recent of these recalls. The Ashland, Oregon based company issued a recall on March 16th after testing revealed that their Organic Raw Macadamia nuts may be contaminated with Salmonella…. Read more »

by in Food Borne Illnesses, Salmonella

On March 13th, 2016,  Awareness Corp. issued a recall for containers of Boost Tea after testing revealed that it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The recalled tea was packaged in 7.4 ounce containers. Products affected by the recall can be identified with the Lot #022615 and the expiration date of 10/17, both of which… Read more »

by in Salmonella

On March 9, 2016, the CDC announced that they were investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo linked to  Wonderful brand Pistachios.  There are 11 cases of illness associated with the outbreak. Nine states have been affected, including Alabama with 1 case, Arizona with 2 cases, Connecticut with 1 case, Georgia with 1 case, Michigan with… Read more »