FDA Provides Details About General Mills Investigation

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Recently, the FDA provided more details about their investigation into the E. coli outbreak caused by General Mills flour. The FDA investigation began when the CDC notified them that they had detected a string of E. coli poisoning cases. The FDA attempted to find a source of the outbreak, but ran into problems because “When… Read more »

Shakes Recalled Due to Spoilage

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On June 22, 2016, Bolthouse Farms issued a voluntary recall for a large amount of their Protein PLUS and Mocha Cappuccino shakes after it became clear that they may be spoiled. Products that are spoiled may appear to be lumpy, may taste bad, or may have a foul odor. About 3.8 million bottles have been… Read more »

Frozen Vegetables Recalled Again

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Frozen vegetables have been recalled once again, this time by National Frozen Foods Corp. The Seattle based company released the voluntary recall on June 17, 2016, after concerns arose that some of their products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products include frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables. Six brands were affected… Read more »

Ajuua’s Salmonella Outbreak Increases to 34 Sick

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The Salmonella outbreak associated with Ajuua’s Mexican Restaurant in Odessa, Texas, has now caused 34 cases of Salmonella poisoning. There have been 11 laboratory confirmed cases, with another 23 probable cases. Testing has also revealed that 7 employees have Salmonella poisoning. However, health officials have not confirmed these employees as the source of the outbreak…. Read more »

Local Fairfield Restaurant Causes Campylobacter Outbreak

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The Solano Public Health Department has announced that it is investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter connected to a local Mexican restaurant. Alejandro’s Taqueria, which is located on Texas Street in downtown Fairfield, California, has been linked to more than 30 cases of Campylobacter poisoning. The restaurant closed on June 8 for cleaning, and will remain… Read more »

Organic Pastures Raw Milk Recalled Once Again

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For the second time this month and the third time this year, Organic Pastures has issued a recall for organic raw milk. On May 23, the California State Veterinarian’s office announced that raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures has tested positive for Salmonella. The positive Salmonella test was a part of follow up… Read more »

CDC Declares Pistachio Outbreak Over

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On May 20, 2016, the CDC announced that they have concluded their investigation into the outbreak of Salmonella caused by Wonderful Pistachios. A total of 11 people were sickened in the outbreak by either Salmonella Montevideo or Salmonella Senftenberg. Nine states were affected by the outbreak, including Connecticut with 1 case, Georgia with 1 case,… Read more »

Garden of Life Outbreak Not Over Yet

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The Salmonella outbreak associated with Garden of Life RAW Meal Shakes may not be over. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection has announced that they are investigating at least one case of Salmonella poisoning linked to the organic shakes. Even though a recall pulled all contaminated products from the market, contaminated product… Read more »