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Blackberries Recalled for Norovirus

October 4, 2019 by


Cornerstone Premium Foods of Syracuse, New York is recalling a specific lot 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. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. Impacted retailers […]

Kroger Posts 3 Private Selection Frozen Fruit Recalls or Hep A

June 12, 2019 by


Kroger is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. No customer illnesses have been reported to date. Kroger was informed by the FDA that a sample of the […]

Fresh fruit Recalled for Listeria

January 24, 2019 by


Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. of Yonkers, New York is recalling 1,727 cartons of Fresh Peaches, 1,207 cartons of Fresh Nectarines and 365 cartons of Fresh Plums because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines and Fresh Plums were distributed in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, […]

Kroger withdraws watermelon and cantaloupe from several stores

December 6, 2017 by


Kroger has posted the following “withdrawal” on its website: PACKAGED CUT WATERMELON, CANTALOUPE Affects QFC Reason: Due to a health department advisory, the product is being removed from sale out of an abundance of caution. Product Withdrawl on December-5-2017 PACKAGED CUT WATERMELON, CANTALOUPE Affects FredMeyer Reason:Due to a Health Department Advisory, the product is being […]

This fruit made the ‘Dirty Dozen’ list for the first time

March 13, 2017 by


Next time you’re browsing the produce aisle, you may want to steer clear of a conventional fruit beloved in pies and whole-fruit form alike. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has yet again released its annual Dirty Dozen list — and this year, pears have made the list for the first time, taking the No. 6 […]

Strawberries remain at top of pesticide list, report says

March 9, 2017 by


By Johanzynn Gatewood An annual report by the Environmental Working Group found that nearly 70% of samples of 48 types of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues. That’s down 6.6 percentage points from last year. The EWG Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, released Wednesday, ranks pesticide contamination of popular fruits and vegetables […]

Valentine themed fruit platters Recalled

February 17, 2017 by


DITOS of Anchorage, Alaska is recalling 50 cases of Heart Plastic Platter Strawberries w/ Dip with Chocolate Frosting 32oz, and 30 cases of Heart Plastic Platter Mixed Fruit w/ Dip with Chocolate Frosting 40oz, because it contains undeclared soy and milk. Product was distributed in Alaska to one distributor and may have been redistributed to […]