Organic Shake Recall Expanded

On February 12, the recall for RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal was expanded by Garden of Life, LLC. The recalled lots are in addition to the original recall on January 29. The recall affects multiple flavors of shake mix, including chocolate, original, vanilla, and vanilla chai. A full list of recalled products can be… Read more »

Kentucky Salmonella Outbreak Expands

The Estill County Health Department has issued an update to the outbreak that occurred about a week ago. There are now 71 people with gastrointestinal illness in Estill County, Kentucky. Thirty five cases of Salmonella have been confirmed in a laboratory. At least 8 people have had to be hospitalized as a result of their… Read more »

Salmonella Sickens 41 in Kentucky

The Estill County Health Department has announced that they are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened 41. Nineteen of those cases have been confirmed in a laboratory. This outbreak has resulted in 6 hospitalizations. No deaths have been reported. The County Health Department is working with state health officials to determine the source… Read more »

Salmonella Causes Granola Recall

Recently, Wild Blue Yonder Foods issued a recall for Chappaqua Crunch Simply Granola with Blueberries & Bananas after concerns arose that the product was contaminated with Salmonella. The contaminated granola is packaged in 13 ounce bags and were distributed to retail locations in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland,… Read more »

Macadamia Nut Products Recalled Because of Salmonella

A recall has been issued by Living Tree Community Foods regarding Organic Macadamia Nuts and Organic Macadamia Butter. Both products may be contaminated by Salmonella. The Berkeley, California based company distributed these products to retail stores in California and Connecticut between 12/11/2015 and 2/3/2016. The Organic Macadamia Nuts are packaged in clear, 4 ounce plastic… Read more »

Salmonella Causes Pistachio Recall

On February 1, Braga Organic Farm issued a voluntary recall for pistachios after concerns arose that the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. The Salmonella contamination was discovered after routine testing was done by the FDA. The recalled pistachios were distributed to retail stores in Washington, Oregon, and California. They are packaged in green or… Read more »

Lipman Tomatoes Linked to Chipotle Salmonella Outbreak

Tomatoes produced by Lipman Family Farms have been linked to the Chipotle Salmonella outbreak that broke out in Minnesota last year. Investigators from local, state, and federal levels were able to trace the tomatoes all the way to the farm where they were grown. Sixty-four people have been sickened in Minnesota since the outbreak began… Read more »

Organic Shake Mix Recalled, Linked to Outbreak

On February 2, the CDC announced that they are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Virchow associated with Raw Meal Organic Shake mix. The mix, which is produced by Garden of Life LLC, has sickened 11 people. Only one person has had to be hospitalized.  These illnesses are spread across 9 states, including Minnesota with 2… Read more »

Kroger, Walmart Among List of Stores Affected by Dole Recall

Dole has recently issued a recall for prepackaged salads after they were linked to a Listeria Outbreak that has sickened 12 and caused 1 death. These salads were distributed to states including Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South… Read more »

Cucumber Salmonella Outbreak Updated by CDC

On January 26th, the CDC issued an update to the Salmonella Poona outbreak associated with cucumbers from Mexico. This is the first update since mid-November. There have now been a total of 888 cases of Salmonella poisoning since the outbreak began last September. These cases are spread out over 39 states. States affected by the… Read more »