July 3, 2015

Frozen Raw Chicken Products Recalled for Salmonella

Compliments Chicken Strips Salmonella Recall

Sofina Foods and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are recalling no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products for Salmonella contamination. There are illnesses reported in connection with the consumption of these products. In addition, a Salmonella outbreak in Minnesota has been linked to similar products, but not these specific ones. In Canada, the recalled products are Chicken Burgers with no brand name in 2 kg containers. The code on the product is 2016 JA 22 EST 374 and the UPC number is 0 60383 11695 8. Also recalled are Compliments Chicken Strips in 907 gram containers. The code on that product is BB/MA 2016 JA 22 EST 374 and the UPC number is 0 55742 33687 0. Finally, Compliments Chicken Nuggets in 907 gram containers is recalled. The code on that … [Read more...]

Boulder Dog Food Turkey Sprinkles Recalled for Salmonella

Boulder Dog Food Company Turkey Sprinkles Salmonella Recall

Boulder Dog Food Company is voluntarily recalling Turkey Sprinkles because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Dogs could get sick after eating this product, and people can get sick after handling the product, or after contact with the dog. One complaint was received from a consumer who had contact with the product. The recalled product is Turkey Sprinkles in a clear poly 3 ounce bag with a "Best By" date of 05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016". The lot number is "743", and the UPC number is 899883001224. Seven bags were distributed to one retail customer in Colorado; and to one retail customer in Virginia. If you purchased this product, do not give it to your dog and do not handle it. Return to the pace of purchase for a refund. Then wash your hands thoroughly with soap … [Read more...]

Natural Grocers Recalls Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix for Salmonella

Natural Grocers Caribbean Fruit & Nut Mix Salmonella recall

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets is recalling their brand Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix because it contains macadamia nuts that may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No reports of illness have been received to date. The recalled product is packaged in clear 10 ounce plastic bags. It has a Natural Grocers label of Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix 10 oz. It has a UPC number of 000080444558 and a packed on date of 15-148. It was sold to Natural Grocers' 97 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard or return to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

Salmonella from Live Poultry Linked to Four Outbreaks


Salmonella from live poultry has been linked to four multistate outbreaks. Forty states are affected by the outbreaks which have sickened 181 and hospitalized 33. Most of those sickened reported tending to backyard flocks before becoming ill. The outbreaks have been linked to live poultry from multiple hatcheries sold at 17 different feed supply stores. "Many ill people in these outbreaks reported bringing the live poultry into their homes, and others reported kissing or cuddling with the live poultry.These behaviors increase a person’s risk of a Salmonella infection," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By state the cases reported are as follows: Alabama (17), Arizona (3), Arkansas (4), California (3), Colorado (2), Delaware (2), Georgia (4), Indiana … [Read more...]

Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Chicken Kiev, Chicken Cordon Bleu

Salmonella Outbreak

A Salmonella outbreak in Minnesota has been linked to raw, frozen, pre-browned, breaded chicken products including Chicken Kiev and Chicken Cordon Bleu. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert about the products, but has not released brand names or stores where the products may have been sold. Health officials are investigating two Salmonella illness clusters linked to the items may be labeled "chicken cordon bleu" or "chicken Kiev."  The illness onset dates range from May 9, 2015 to June 8, 2015. FSIS is working with Minnesota agriculture and health officials on an investigation of the outbreak.  Information on how many people have been sickened or hospitalized has not been released. It does not appear that a … [Read more...]

BBQ at Tarheel Q Linked to Salmonella Outbreak, 216 Sick

Salmonella Outbreak

A Salmonella Typhimurium strain found in a sample of BBQ from Tarheel Q restaurant in Lexington, NC matches a strain found in one of the 216 customers who became sick after eating there, according to the North Carolina Health Department.  At least 12 people have been hospitalized. Residents from 15 North Carolina counties and five other states are involved in the outbreak. But most,  77 percent, are form Davidson and Davie counties in North Carolina. Health authorities say the outbreak was linked to food served at the restaurant, located on Highway 64, after June 6 with about 82 percent of cases occurring between June 16th and June 21st. Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning including diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, nausea and vomiting. These symptoms typically last four to seven … [Read more...]

Free Range Snack Trail Mix and Macadamia Nuts Recalled

Free Range Island Trail Mix Salmonella Recall

Rocky Mountain Foods is recalling some lots of Free Range Snack Co. Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix and some lots of Macadamia nuts because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled items are Free Range Snack Co. Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix in 16 ounce tubs. The UPC number is 0-76958-55077-5 and the best by date is 11/15/2015. Also recalled are Free Range Snack Co. Macadamia nuts sold in bulk. There is no UPC number for that product. The best by date range is 4/15/2016 - 5/28/2015. These products were sold at stores in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. If you purchased these products, do not eat them. Discard in a sealed container or return to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

Goodies by Nature Raw Cashews Recalled for Salmonella

Goodies Raw Cashews Salmonella Recall

Grand BK of New York is recalling 450 units of Goodies Cashews Raw because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The cashews are packaged in 9 ounce clear plastic tubs. The product has sell-by dates of 04.29.2016 and 05.02.2016 and UPC number 846034010055. The cashews were sold in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and Georgia in "H Mart" retail stores. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard in a sealed container so animals and other people can't eat it, or return to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

Whole Foods Recalls Macadamia Nuts for Salmonella


Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts for possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled nuts were sold at stores in AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, LA, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT. Customers who have purchased these nuts should not eat them. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors, and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In some cases, when Salmonella infections travel to the bloodstream, more severe illnesses such as arterial infections infected aneurysms, endocarditis and arthritis. The recalled product was labeled "Whole Foods Market Raw Macadamia Nuts" and was packaged in 11 oz. plastic tubs with best-by dates of March 19, 2016 through June 21, 2016 and … [Read more...]

Teen Doing Mission Work Among Those Sickened in Tarheel Salmonella Outbreak

Salmonella Outbreak

Seventeen-year-old Parker Allred was on a mission trip in Pennsylvania building houses for those in need when he got salmonellosis from a meal he ate at the Tarheel Q restaurant in Lexington, NC. Allred is among at least 100 others who are part of a Salmonella outbreak that has been linked to the restaurant on Highway 64 in Lexington, NC. "It feels like someone is just twisting your stomach constantly," Allred told wfmy news2.com. "It's like there is a constant pain on a scale from 1 to 10 of about 3, and then it has some times where kicks up to about a 10." Being seven hours from home made it worse, Allred told the news station. "Because you know that somehow or another you are going to have to drive that seven hours back whether you are feeling good or not." Allred said he has … [Read more...]

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