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Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of Dole American Blend salad in 12 oz. bags, coded A275208A or B, with Use-by date of October 17 and UPC 7143000933, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Dole Fresh Vegetables is coordinating closely with regulatory officials. No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall. The product code and Use-by date are in the upper right-hand corner of the…
A Kentucky-based cheese maker is recalling its bleu, brie and tomme varieties because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese of Austin, KY issued a voluntary recall of the three cheeses this week. The affected cheeses were distributed to farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia between August 22, 2012 and September 25, 2012. Specifically, products subject to the recall include: – Kentucky…
Late last night the he U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional information related to the Sept. 20 Public Health Alert for raw boneless beef trim products imported from Canada that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. FSIS is including two additional production dates in its alert. FSIS testing of raw boneless beef trim product from Canadian Establishment 38, XL Foods, Inc., confirmed positive for E. coli O157:H7 on…
Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 9 oz. Leafy Green Romaine Salad with the expired Use-by Date of September 16 as a precaution in an unlikely event that consumers may still have the expired salad in their refrigerators. The recall was necessitated by a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes on a single package out of many samples collected for the U. S. Department of Agriculture random sample testing program. Because…
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) Family of Stores in 15 states is asking customers to check their refrigerators for certain Kroger Fresh Selections Tender Spinach 10 ounce packages (UPC: 0001111091649) with a “best if used by” date of September 16. This product, supplied by NewStar Fresh Foods LLC, is being recalled because the product may contain Listeria monocytogenes. Customers should return the items to stores for a full refund or a replacement. Customers can visit www.kroger.com/recall…
Forever Cheese inc. is recalling all Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand, Forever Cheese lot # T9425 and/or production code 441202, from one specific production date due to possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection…
Harris Teeter grocery stores are recalling eight seafood products that may be contaminated with Listeria bacteria. The bacteria, which can cause serious or life-threatening illness, are most commonly found in raw foods. Symptoms of illness may include fever, muscle aches, nausea or diarrhea. Harris Teeter said it was told by its manufacturer 3 Fish, Inc. that certain crab and lobster products contain onions that may be contaminated with Listeria. Customers who may have purchased the…
After the final update on December 8, investigators learned that a Listeria isolate that had been isolated from a sample of cut cantaloupe from a patient’s home during the outbreak investigation had a PFGE pattern combination that was different from the four known pattern combinations in the outbreak. A search of the PulseNet database for matching DNA fingerprint patterns from isolates collected during the outbreak time period identified one human matching isolate. The person from…
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Odra Deli and Wholesale Meat Ltd. are warning the public not to consume Krakowska Sausage described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The affected product, Krakowska Sausage, was sliced and sold to customers in variable weight packages from the deli counter at the Odra Deli and Wholesale Meat Ltd. in Mississauga, ON during August 9 to 20, 2012, inclusive. There have been no…
Spence & Co. Ltd. of Brockton said Wednesday that the Listeria bacterium was discovered during routine sampling. No illnesses have been reported. The firm is recalling the Wellsley Farms brand smoked salmon nova sold in 16-ounce packages through BJ’s Wholesale Club in Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Ohio on June 13. The company is also recalling and Spencer and Co. Ltd. brand smoked salmon trim sold in 8-ounce…