Browsing All posts tagged under »e coli«

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 […]

Pillsbury Best Bread Flour Recalled for E. Coli

June 14, 2019 by


Hometown Food Company, in cooperation with ADM Milling Co., today initiated a recall of two specific lot codes of its Pillsbury® Best 5 lb. Bread Flour due to a potential presence of pathogenic E. coli. The product was manufactured by ADM Milling Co., at the company’s mill in Buffalo, NY. Approximately 4,620 cases of impacted […]

King Arthur Flour Recalled for E. coli Nationwide

June 13, 2019 by


King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide. No products sold through our website, Baker’s Catalogue, or the Baker’s Store in […]

Kroger recalls assorted beef products for E. coli

June 7, 2019 by


Kroger posted the following recall on its website: BF CH RIBYE STK 2PK BI, 1 RW; CH BF RIBEYE BL FP, **1844; BF SHRT RIBS BL, **7166; BF CH RIBEYE STK BL, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE STK 2PK BL, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE RST BI, 1 RW; BF CH RIBYE RST BL, 1 […]

Approximimately 62,112 pounds of Raw Beef products Recalled for E. coli

May 23, 2019 by


Aurora Packing Company, Inc., North Aurora, Illinois, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The raw beef products were packaged on April 19, 2019. This spreadsheet contains a list of the products subject to recall.[View Labels(PDF only)] The products subject to recall bear establishment number […]

53,200 pounds of raw Ground Beef products recalled

April 24, 2019 by


Grant Park Packing, Franklin Park, Illinois, is recalling approximately 53,200 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The bulk raw ground beef was produced on October 30-31, 2018 and November 1, 2018.  The following products […]