May 28, 2015

Details of 2008 Inspection Report at Jeni’s Ice Cream Facility

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The FDA has released two inspection reports on Jeni's Ice Cream facility in Missouri. A 2008 report found problems, as did a 2015 report. The Missouri Department of Agriculture found Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in Jeni's ice cream in April 2015, and the plant shut down to find the problem. The 2008 report found that plant managers did not take measures to exclude pests from the processing areas. Rodent pellets were found along the oven wall, in the dry food product storage area, and throughout the storage area. A live rodent on a glue trap was found next to the cleaning supply door. The plant did not have adequate screening or other protection against pests. There were "numerous holes in the exterior wall of the facility without screening to prevent pest access." Garage bay doors … [Read more...]

Good Seed Recalls Sprouts for Possible Listeria Monocytogenes

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Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, Virginia is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled items are 1-pound bags of soybean sprouts in clear plastic bags labeled “GOODSEED Soy Bean Sprouts” “Keep Refrigerated” with a UPC Code of “21111 10035” produced on or after April 1, 2015. Also recalled are 2-pound bags of soybean sprouts in clear plastic bags labeled “GOODSEED Soy Bean Sprouts” “Keep Refrigerated” with a UPC Code of “21112 58772” produced on or after April 1, 2015. Ten-pound bags of soybean sprouts in black plastic bags labeled with a sticker “GOODSEED Soy Bean Sprouts” produced on or after April 1, 2015 are … [Read more...]

Apple Slices Sold at Subway in 10 States Recalled for Listeria

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Packages of Sun Rich apple slices are being recalled in 10 states for Listeria. The recalled products were sold at Subway sandwich shops, at other retail stores and through food service. They were distributed to IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI and WV. In Canada, where they were also recalled, they were sold at Subway sandwich shops and Starbucks stores and one illness was reported. The recalled products were made at Sun Rich's facility in Brampton, Ontario. They can be identified by a 7 digit numerical lot code that begins with the number 2.  They include: parfait cups of aple slice with dip, apples slices in bags, apples slices in a bag and box, For details, click the first link in this story. Consumers who have purchase them should not eat them as Lisetria can cause serious … [Read more...]

Officials Notified About Jeni’s Ice Cream Listeria Before Recall

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According to ABC, federal health officials knew about the Listeria monocytogenes contamination in Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream a week before the recall was issued to the public. The FDA was notified on Aprl 15, 2015, but the recall was not issued until April 23, 2015. Ice cream and Listeria monocytogenes has been in the news ever since a deadly Listeria outbreak was linked to Blue Bell ice cream. Ten people have been sickened in that outbreak, and three people have died. Government officials have discovered that people were sickened by this ice cream as far back as 2010. Ice cream is not a food normally associated with food poisoning outbreaks, but all ready-to-eat foods that are not cooked by the customer (known as a "kill step") are vulnerable. Deli meats and cheeses, raw milk, and … [Read more...]

Hy-Vee Recalls Summer Fresh Pasta Salad for Listeria

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Hy-Vee is recalling its brand name Summer Fresh Pastas Salad for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date, but the illness caused by this pathogenic bacteria can take up to 70 days to appear. The recalled product is Summer Fresh Pasta Salad sold in its stores' kitchen department cold cases and salad bars. The frozen vegetables used to make the salad were potentially contaminated with Listeria. It is packaged upon customer request from the kitchen col case and would have been in 16 ounce or 32 ounce clear plastic containers. A light tan scale-produced label with the product name, weight, and price would be on the container. The salad was sold in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota. If you purchased this product … [Read more...]

Jamba Smoothie Kits, Frozen Veggies Recalled for Listeria

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Inventure Foods, Inc. is recalling some of its Fresh Frozen line of frozen vegetables and some varieties of Jamba "At Home" line of smoothie kits for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The products did not test positive for Listeria, but the pathogenic bacteria was found at the company's Jefferson, Georgia facility. No confirmed illnesses have been linked to these products to date, but Listeria food poisoning can take months to appear after infection. You can see the long list of recalled products at the FDA web site, along with UPC numbers and pack size. The recalled Fresh Frozen vegetables include Italian Green Beans, Butter Beans, Zipper Peas, Cut Okra, Purple Hull Peas, Sliced Zucchini, Cut Broccoli, Diced Celery, Sliced Carrots, Mustard Greens, and Chopped Spinach, … [Read more...]

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Recalled for Listeria

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is voluntarily recalling all ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, and ice cream sandwiches in all flavors and containers because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The company is stopping sales and closing scoop shops until all products are safe. The products were distributed in the U.S. to retail outlets, including food service accounts and grocery markets, and online. The recall includes all products with the "Jeni's" brand name. The contamination was discovered by random tests conducted by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. No illnesses have been reported to date, but listeriosis, the illness caused by this pathogenic bacteria, can take up to 70 days to appear. If you purchased any of these products, throw them away in a sealed … [Read more...]

Listeria Found in Raw Milk in New York. Again.

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The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets is warning consumers in Sullivan county and the surrounding areas to not drink raw milk from the Richard Dirie Farm because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. That farm is at 1345 Chandelle Road in Livingston Manor, New York. A sample of the milk collected by a public health inspector on April 7, 2015 tested positive for the pathogenic bacteria. The producer was informed of a preliminary positive test on April 9, 2015, and halted production until the results were confirmed. They were confirmed on April 15, 2015. That farm will not be able to sell raw milk until further sampling finds that the milk is free from the dangerous bacteria. Raw milk is not pasteurized, which means it is commonly contaminated with … [Read more...]

Sobeys Chicken Salads Recalled for Possible Listeria in Canada

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Sobeys is recalling some in-store prepared salads in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date, but listeriosis, the illness caused by this pathogenic bacteria, can take up to 70 days to appear. You can see the list of recalled products at the CFIA web site, along with sizes, product codes, and UPC numbers. They include Greek Chicken Salad, Caesar Chicken Salad, Chicken Spring Mix Salad, Chicken Ham Salad, Mandarin Chicken Salad, Cobb Salad, and Muskoka Chicken Salad. You an see pictures of product labels at the CFIA site as well. They were sold at Sobeys and IGA stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. If you purchased any of these products, do not eat them. Discard in a sealed container or return to the … [Read more...]

Recall of Lilydale Chicken and Turkey for Listeria Updated

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The recall of Lilydale oven roasted chicken breast and turkey breast for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination has been updated. No illnesses have been reported to date, but the illness caused by this pathogenic bacteria can take up to 2 months to appear. The already recalled product is Lilydale Oven Roasted Carved Chicken Breast in 400 gram containers, with best before dates up to and including 2015 AL 28 and UPC number 0 65843 83104 4. The newly recalled product is Lilydale Oven Roasted Carved Turkey Breast in 400 gram packages with best before dates up to and including 2015 AL 10 and UPC number 0 65843 83210 2. They were sold nationwide. If you purchased these products, do not eat them. Discard in a double bagged container or return to the place of purchase for a refund, … [Read more...]

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