October 9, 2015

Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella and Listeria Contamination

Puppy Eating Dog Food

K-9 Kraving Dog Food is voluntarily recalling their Chicken Patties Dog Food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date, although listeriosis, the illness caused by Listeria bacteria, can take up to 70 days to manifest. The recalled product was shipped between July 13 and July 17, 2015 and distributed to retail stores only in Maryland. No other K-9 Kraving Dog Food products are affected by this recall. Pets can be sickened with Salmonella and Listeria bacteria, and there is a risk to people handling contaminated pet products. Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea that may be bloody, abdominal cramps, and fever. A Listeria monocytogenes infection in dogs can cause lack of … [Read more...]

Trail Mix and Macadamia Nuts Recalled for Salmonella


Texas Star Nut and Food Company is voluntarily recalling natural macadamia nuts and trail mix because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled products are Nature's Eats Natural Macadamia Nuts in 6 ounce packages. The lot codes are 35897001 with best by date 3/6/2016, 36157001 with best by date 3/12/2016, and 37777001 with best by date 7/14/2016. Also recalled is Southern Grove Simply Raw Trail Mix in 8 ounce packages. The lot codes are 36242004 with best by date 3/13/2016, 37534004 with best by date 6/26/2016, 37409004 with best by date 7/15/2016, and 38177004 with best by date 8/17/2016. These products were distributed to retail stores in Texas, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. They were sold between … [Read more...]

Good ‘N’ Fun Dog Treats Recalled for Salmonella

Good n Fun Pet Treat Salmonella Recall

Salix Animal Health has voluntarily recalled one lot of "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" pet treats because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Salmonella can affect both pets eating the product and people handling it, especially children. No pet or human illnesses from use of this product have been reported to date. The recalled product was distributed nationwide by Salix Animal Health to Dollar General and Dollar Tree retail stores. It is packaged in a 2.8 ounce bag stamped on the back with lot # AO15010 and an expiration date of 03/2018. The UPC number is 0 91093 82247 1. In pets, those with Salmonella infection can be lethargic, with diarrhea that may be bloody, fever, and vomiting. Some pets can be carriers of the bacteria with no symptoms at all, but … [Read more...]

OC Raw Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella

OC Raw Dog Frozen Food Salmonella Recall

OC Raw Dog of California is recalling 640 pounds of their raw dog food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recalled product. The recalled product is Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulations that was packaged into 6.5 pound Doggie Dozen Patties, 4 pound Doggie Sliders, and 3 pound Meaty Rox. The lot number is 1819, and the use by date is 05/05/16. Distribution is limited to customers in Colorado, Vermont, and Pennsylvania, and sold to consumers through independent pet specialty retailers. You can see pictures of product labelsOC at the FDA site. Routine testing by the Colorado Department of Food and Agriculture discovered the bacteria in the Meaty Rox product. Another sample was … [Read more...]

Fig & Olive DC Salmonella Outbreak Includes Cases From MD, PA, VA, IL & AL

Restaurant kitchen

The Salmonella outbreak at the Fig & Olive in Washington DC's City Center sickened more than 60 people in five states and the District of Columbia. Case patients were from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Illinois and Alabama, health officials told Food Poisoning Bulletin today. The outbreak, which began over Labor Day weekend, may have sickened as many as 150 people. Several people were so sick they required hospitalization. The DC location was closed for six days for cleaning and staff training. When it reopened, two items were no longer on then menu, truffle fries and mushroom croquettes. Fig & Olive operates several restaurants in New York, two in California, one in Chicago and one in Washington DC. Health officials in New York City, Chicago and Newport Beach, … [Read more...]

Salmonella at Fig & Olive on Melrose Place, Too?

Restaurant kitchen

Earlier this month, the Fig & Olive restaurant in Washington DC’s City Center was linked to Salmonella outbreak that sickened as many as 160 people from five states and the District of Columbia.  But was the West Hollywood location affected, too? At least 12 people who ate at the Fig & Olive on Melrose Place have Salmonella infections. So far, nine cases are confirmed. Of those, six are patrons and three are employees,  the Los Angeles County Health Department told Food Poisoning Bulletin in an email. All food handlers and any symptomatic nonfood handlers have been removed from work and were asked to submit stool samples. Interviews are ongoing with ill individuals and confirmed cases. At both locations, truffle oil was mentioned as a suspected source. Fig & Olive … [Read more...]

Salmonella at COV in Wayzata, MN Sickens Nine

Salmonella outbreak at COV in Wayzata

A Salmonella outbreak linked to COV restaurant on Lake Street in Wayzata has sickened nine people, Food Poisoning Bulletin is first to report. The outbreak occurred in early August. Customers who ordered lobster guacamole at the restaurant on August 4th and 5th became ill within days. All of them have since recovered. Of the nine reported illnesses, seven have confirmed cases of  Salmonella Virchow infection.  Lobster guacamole was the only food associated with illness, a health department spokesman has confirmed. Health officials say cross-contamination and temperature abuse were factors in the outbreak. Cross-contamination can occur when food surfaces and utensils used to prepare raw food are used again for cooked food without first being washed. Temperature abuse occurs when … [Read more...]

Beef Strips for Dogs Recalled for Salmonella

I and love and you dog food recall

NatPets LLC doing business as "I and love and you" of Colorado is recalling cow-boom! strips - beef gullet because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. There are no reported illnesses of pets or people associated with this recalled product. The recall is for cow-boom! strips - beef gullet packaged into 2.0 ounce bags, with lot numbers ending in 4T1 or 5T1. The best by year is 2016 or 2017. The UPC number of this product is 8 18336 01134 4. Look at the lot numbers and best-by dates on the package to see if you purchased this product. If you purchased this product, do not feed it to your pet and do not handle it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged container so other animals can't get at it, or return to the place of purchase for a full refund. Then wash your hands … [Read more...]

Kroger, Dillons Recalls Taboli Salad for Salmonella


Kroger has posted a recall on its website for Allison's Gourmet Fresh Taboli Salad for possible Salmonella contamination. This recall affects Dillons stores. There is no word about whether or not any Salmonella food poisoning illnesses are linked to the consumption of this recalled product. The company also did not say which ingredient in the salad may be contaminated and is responsible for the recall. We do know that cucumbers that were sold at Kroger and Dillons stores in several states around the country have been recalled for Salmonella contamination. Safeway and Carrs stores in Alaska have recalled deli products made with the recalled cucumbers for possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled food, Allison's Gourmet Fresh Taboli Salad, is a bulk deli product. The PLU number … [Read more...]

Oysters in Canada Recalled for Salmonella

Raw Oysters

Future Seafoods and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) are recalling oysters from the marketplace because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalled items are Future Seafoods, Inc. brand oysters, sold in various sizes. There is no UPC number on the recalled product. The Harvest/Process date is 09/08/15 and the Harvest Area is PE9B. The oysters were sold in Quebec at the retail level. If you purchased these oysters, do not eat them. If you aren't sure if you did purchase them, call your retailer and ask. This recall was triggered by CFIA inspections. Food that is contaminated with Salmonella bacteria will not look, smell, or taste spoiled. Symptoms of a … [Read more...]

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