by in Salmonella

On May 9, 2016, Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County, California, issued a recall for raw milk and cream produced at the facility. The recall occurred after routine testing revealed the presence of Salmonella. Recalled products include Organic Pastures brand raw milk, raw skim milk, and raw cream. Health officials have ordered that all products… Read more »

by in Listeria

On May 3, 2016, the CDC announced that they have been investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes associated with frozen vegetables. Dating as far back as September 2013, a total of 8 people have been sickened by frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods. All 8 people needed  to be hospitalized. Two people have died… Read more »

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On April 21, 2016, the CDC announced that they were concluding the investigation into Garden of Life Raw Meal Shakes. The shakes have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Virchow that sickened a total of 33 people across the United States. Six people required hospitalization, and there were no deaths reported. Cases of Salmonella… Read more »

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CVS Pharmacy recently issued a voluntary recall for Gold Emblem Abound brand organic spiced herbal tea. The recall occurred after one of the ingredients in the tea tested for Salmonella bacteria. Herbal tea involved in the recall was packaged in 1.4 ounce cartons, and can be identified by the UPC number “050428541043” and a Best… Read more »

by in Norovirus

The University of Rochester, in New York, has announced that an outbreak of Norovirus has occurred on their campus. There are at least 120 students sickened in the outbreak so far. Most of the cases of illness are in students who live on RIver Campus, while others attended the Eastman School of Music. The first… Read more »

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On April 10, 2016, Reser’s Fine Foods issued a recall for 19 different salads after concerns arose that onions used in the salads may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. A variety of salads were recalled, including potato salad, macaroni salad, and tuna salad. A full list of recalled products can be found here. Products… Read more »

by in Food Borne Illnesses, Listeria

On April 5, the apple producer Fresh from Texas issued a voluntary recall for multiple products that contain sliced red apples. Internal company testing revealed that these apples may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. After the positive test, production was promptly stopped. The recalled apples were sold to HEB and distributed to retail locations… Read more »