Minnesota sprout grower announces recall because of Salmonella potential River Valley Sprouts, located in Houston, MN is recalling various alfalfa sprouts for possible Salmonella contamination.   The recalled products include: 5-ounce Alfalfa Sprouts 4-ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 5-ounce Garlic/Alfalfa 5-ounce Variety sprouts The recalled sprouts were packed and shipped from March 6-15, 2018. View Full Post
30 Sick in Canada from Frozen Raw Chicken In Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick, there have been a total of 30 cases of Salmonella illness linked to poultry, including frozen raw breaded chicken products. There have been no recall warnings associated with this outbreak. The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in four provinces with cases of human illness linked to poultry, including frozen raw breaded chicken products. View Full Post
River Valley Sprouts Recalled over Listeria Fears River Valley Sprouts is voluntarily recalling its 5 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 4 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 5 ounce Garlic/Alfalfa and 5 ounce Variety sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. View Full Post
Food Safety Attorney Available for Consult in Australia Rockmelon Listeria Outbreak SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA—Food Safety Attorney Bill Marler is available to consult with those affected by the ongoing Listeria outbreak in Australia. The New South Wales (NSW) Food Authority announced on Tuesday that it is working with Rambola Family Farms to pinpoint the source of the deadly outbreak linked to rockmelons. View Full Post
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat,  has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The raw beef products were incorporated into a non-meat ingredient, Au Jus Seasoning, which tested positive for the presence of Salmonella.   View Full Post
As a business attorney, I try to understand my clients’ businesses and keep up with trends that may help my clients address problems they may encounter as their business grows. Three of my favorite podcasts that help me do that include Mac Power Users, which helps you get the most out of your technology, Cortex, which features business and productivity tips from independent content creators, and Free Agents, which discusses the trials and tribulations of starting your own business. View Full Post
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88 U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter (D-NY) One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the Congresswoman who has represented the Rochester area since 1987 has died after a fall in her home.She was the oldest member of the U.S. View Full Post
Utah women who lost acting career to poisoned chicken salad settles with Costco A Utah woman who had to give up her dream of making it on Broadway after being infected with E. coli O157: H7 from a chicken salad sold by Costco has settled her case against the Seattle-based wholesaler. Chloe Rodgerson, 21, sued Costco after her medical bills topped $2 million and after she obtained a kidney transplant from her husband, Josh Batstone. View Full Post