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Norovirus Forces Recall Of Berries Sold At Walmart & Save-A-Lot

June 21, 2019 by


Alma Pak of Alma, Georgia is recalling specific lots of product containing frozen blackberries (noted below) due to the potential of being contaminated with Norovirus. FDA testing of frozen blackberries was reported to have tested positive for Norovirus. Specific lot information is as follows: Product UPC Code Retailer Lot Number Expiry Date Distributed to select […]

Kirkland Signature Frozen Three Berry Blend Recalled for Hep A

June 12, 2019 by


Townsend Farms, Inc. has notified Costco that a recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc., may be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Townsend Farms, Inc. used the domestic conventional frozen blackberry to manufacture the Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend product with Best By Dates between February 16, […]

These are some foods you NEVER knew could poison you

September 22, 2015 by


by Angel Chang Most often, we don’t stop to thoroughly inspect the contents listed on our food labels. And usually, that’s completely all right. Most of the products that we buy at the supermarket have gone through the correct methods of pasteurization and sanitization. But recently, we have taken an exclusive, deeper look into foods […]

10 Foods to Avoid While FDA Inspections Are Shut Down – US Food Safety’s Take

October 12, 2013 by


There are ten foods to avoid while the FDA is shutdown according to   US Food Safety is publishing the list and links to our blogs about the foods and outbreaks we have reported. Number 10:  Berries (25 outbreaks, 3,397 reported illnesses) Though Hepatitis A was responsible for a nationwide outbreak in 1997, 80 percent […]

61 people with hepatitis A from frozen berry and pomegranate mix, COSTCO gives FREE Hep A shots

June 7, 2013 by


According to the CDC, as of June 5, 2013, 61 people with acute hepatitis A infections that may be linked with consumption of a contaminated product have been reported by seven states: Arizona, California Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah . These numbers are expected to change as the investigation continues. Based on epidemiologic […]