Ajuua’s Salmonella Outbreak Increases to 34 Sick

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 »

Organic Pastures Raw Milk Recalled Once Again

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

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

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 »

Habanero Peppers Recalled Because of Salmonella

Habanero peppers produced by Montero Farms in McAllen, Texas have been recalled after concerns arose that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. A total of 154 boxes of habaneros have been recalled. Each box is an 8-pound cardboard box filled with habanero peppers. Recalled peppers were distributed to retail locations in Indianapolis and McAllen between… Read more »

Kale Salad Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Recently, Organic Kale Medley salads produced by Taylor Farms were linked to a Salmonella outbreak in Minnesota. The outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis has sickened at least 6 people. One of the cases required hospitalization, but all people sickened in the outbreak are recovering. No deaths have been reported. The illnesses caused by the outbreak began… Read more »

CDC Declares Alfalfa Sprout Outbreak Over

On May 13, the CDC declared that the Salmonella outbreak associated with alfalfa sprouts is over. A total of 26 people were sickened across 12 states. States affected by the outbreak include Kansas with 5 cases, Maryland with 2 cases, Missouri with 3 cases, New Jersey with 2 cases, New York with 2 cases, North… Read more »

Organic Pastures Milk Recalled Again

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 »

CDC Announces End to Organic Shake Outbreak

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 »

Salmonella Causes Tea Recall by CVS

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 »