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Hodgson Mills Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour Recalled for E. coli

December 2, 2019 by


Hodgson Mill, Effingham, IL, is recalling specific lots of its Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour (5 lb.) because of the potential presence of pathogenic E. coli which was discovered through sampling raw uncooked flour. Hodgson Mill has not received any confirmed reports of illnesses related to this product. Recalled product: Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour […]

97,922 pounds of Salad products Recalled for E. coli – Multiple states

November 21, 2019 by


Missa Bay, LLC, Swedesboro, N.J., is recalling approximately 97,272 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7. The salad products items were produced from October 14, 2019 through October 16, 2019. The products subject to the recall can be found on the following spreadsheet. […]

Almost 65,000 pounds of Raw Beef products Recalled for E. coli

October 20, 2019 by


Pride of Florida, Raiford, Florida, is recalling approximately 64,797 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The raw ground beef items were produced on various dates from Sept. 23, 2019 to Oct. 10, 2019. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)] 24-lb. Case containing 1-lb chubs of […]

Cluster of Shiga-toxin E. coli in Philadelphia

September 5, 2019 by


Since August 30th, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health has received fourteen reports of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli among persons ages 7 – 90 years. All affected persons presented with signs of acute gastroenteritis with bloody and non-bloody diarrhea. Case investigation is ongoing but thus far has identified a few shared restaurant exposures. Ongoing case […]

Meatpacking giant Tyson wants fewer government inspectors. The USDA is listening.

August 14, 2019 by


by Suzy Khimm Tyson, one of the country’s largest meatpackers, is petitioning the Trump administration to reduce the number of government inspectors at a Kansas beef plant — a proposal that has raised alarms among some consumer and food safety advocates, who fear the changes could jeopardize public health. In the request, Tyson Fresh Meats proposes […]