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Cheesewich Ready to Eat Bacon N Eggs prompts health alert caused by Listeria

January 3, 2020 by

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to illnesses caused by Listeria monocytogenes associated with FDA-regulated hard boiled eggs that have been recalled by Almark Foods. The following ready-to-eat FSIS-regulated product has been identified as containing ingredients involved in the Almark Foods recall: [View Label (PDF only)] 3.6-oz. […]

4 Hospitalized, 1 Death, CDC & FDA: investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria linked to hard-boiled eggs, No Recall

December 20, 2019 by

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CDC is concerned that bulk, fresh hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia, are contaminated with Listeria and have made 4 people sick (plus one death)  These products were packaged in plastic pails for use nationwide by food service operators. These products have not been recalled. However, because Listeria can cause severe infections, […]

CDC: Multistate outbreak of E. coli from Romaine Lettuce from Salinas, CA

November 22, 2019 by

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CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationexternal icon (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California growing region. Based on new information, CDC is advising that consumers not eat and retailers not sell any […]

CDC: Ground beef linked to Salmonella Dublin outbreak, 1 Death

November 4, 2019 by

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CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Dublin infections linked to ground beef. At A Glance Reported Cases: 10 Hospitalizations: 8 Deaths: 1 State Ill People California 2 Colorado 3 Iowa 1 Kansas 2 […]

CDC: Flour recall over but check kitchen cabinets

July 12, 2019 by

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This outbreak appears to be over, but the recalled flour products have long shelf lives and may still be in people’s homes. Consumers who don’t know about the recalls could continue to eat the products and get sick. Several brands and types of flour were recalled because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Consumers […]

Whole papayas linked to multi-state Salmonella outbreak

June 28, 2019 by

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Walmart posted the following recall on its website. Also sold at Target. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of 62 Salmonella Uganda illnesses potentially linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico.  These illnesses have been […]

CDC: Listeria investigation from deli products

April 18, 2019 by

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CDC: Latest Listeria Outbreak Information at a Glance Reported Cases: 8 States: 4 (Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey) Hospitalizations: 8 Deaths: 1 A total of 8 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 4 states. All 8 people have been hospitalized, and one death has been reported from […]