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On September 14, 2012, Forever Cheese, Inc. issued an expanded recall of all lots and production codes of Frescolina Marte brand ricotta salata cheese and issued a market withdrawal of all cheeses they received that were produced by the Italian cheese exporter. Frescolina Marte brand ricotta salata cheese may also have been referred to as Ricotta Frescolina Marte Tipo Toscanella or Ricotta Salata Soft (lot number T9425) during distribution. Labeling of the recalled ricotta salata
Four Seasons Dairy Inc, 255 58th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220 is recalling Herring Fillets “Atlantic Recipe” in oil in 16.66 ounces/500g because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, 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 persons may suffer only short term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection…
Dale and Thomas Popcorn is voluntarily recalling a limited number of ready-to-eat bags of select flavors of Popcorn, Indiana-brand popcorn products (listed below) because of possible contamination by Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is 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,…
Lunds and Byerly’s have recalled some chicken products because of a potential for contamination with a dangerous strain of listeria, the grocery chain reported Thursday. Listeria monocytoges was found in a recent supply of poultry used to make marinated chicken breasts, chicken kabobs and chicken meal kits, prompting the grocery chain to alert the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The recall is strictly a cautionary measure, the company said. No illnesses have been reported. Products included…
Three deaths reported. Collaborative investigation efforts of local, state, and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicate that imported ricotta salata cheese is the likely source of this outbreak. On September 10, 2012, Forever Cheese, Inc. recalled one lot of Frescolina brand ricotta salata cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. As of September 11, 2012, a total of 14 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 11 states and…
Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling 1,039 cases of bagged salad. The product being recalled is 10 oz. Dole Italian Blend coded 0049N2202008, with a Use-By date of August 20 and UPC 7143000819 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…
Good for Tomales Bay Foods. Tomales Bay Foods, Inc., Petaluma, CA, a cheese distribution company, is recalling all partial wheels of two cheeses distributed by Tomales Bay Foods Inc., due to an abundance of caution because of possible contamination by Listeria monocytogenes, 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…
Gills Onions, LLC of Oxnard, CA is expanding its July 18 voluntary recall to include additional products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes; a list is provided at the end of this release. The expanded product list includes diced, slivered and whole peeled onions and diced onion/celery mix with use-by-dates on or before August 3. No illnesses have been linked to this recall. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and…
The Allegheny County Health Department and Whole Foods Market are recalling cheese sold at the Whole Foods store in East Liberty over concerns of Listeria bacterial contamination. The recalled cheese, labeled Jean Perrin Edel de Cleron, was cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap and included a Whole Foods scale label with a code beginning with the numbers 293351. The cheese was sold between May 20 and July 3. One illness has been reported, the…
A Zanesville Ohio company is recalling about 9,000 pounds of fully-cooked deli items because of possible contamination with a bacteria that can cause a deadly disease.  Carl Rittberger Sr., Inc. says it is voluntarily recalling spiced loaf, garlic bologna, natural casing wieners and other products. A positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes turned up during a routine inspection by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, but Rittberger’s says that product never left the plant.  Rittberger’s says…