by in Food Borne Illnesses, Listeria

On April 1, 2016, Alimentos Congelados S.A. issued a voluntary recall for Frozen Broccoli Cuts. Some 1,800 cases of product have been recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recalled products were distributed to retail stores in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, and North… Read more »

by in Food Borne Illnesses, Listeria

On March 31, 2016, the CDC declared that the outbreak of LIsteria monocytogenes linked to prepackaged Dole salads is now over. The final case count rests at 19 people sick. These illnesses were spread across 9 states, including Connecticut with 1 case, Indiana with 1 case, Massachusetts with 1 case, Michigan with 4 cases, Missouri… Read more »

by in Food Borne Illnesses, Listeria

Health officials in Canada have announced the conclusion of their investigation into the outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to Dole salads. The investigation is ending because the source of the outbreak has been identified and the responsible products have been recalled. A total of 14 people were sickened in Canada because of the outbreak across… Read more »

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 »