September 24, 2021

Restaurant Shredded Pork Associated With Salmonella Outbreak in Canada

Restaurant shredded pork is associated with a Salmonella outbreak in the greater Toronto area in Ontario, Canada, according to a recall notice posted at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) web site. Illnesses associated with the consumption of these products are being investigated by the Ministry of Health in Ontario and Public Health Ontario, local public health units, and food safety partners. There is no word on the number of people sickened, the patient age range, illness onset dates, or the names of the restaurants. Neither Public Health Ontario or The Ministry of Health in Ontario have posted anything about this outbreak. The notice did state that the restaurants are serving the recalled products in Vietnamese/Asian meals in the greater Toronto area. Public health … [Read more...]

Jongilpoom Enoki Mushrooms Recalled For Possible Listeria

Jongilpoom Enoki Mushrooms are being recalled in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to the company or the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to date in connection with this issue. The recalling company is Covic International Trading Inc. The mushrooms were sold at the consumer level in Alberta and British Columbia. The recalled product is Jongilpoom Enoki Mushrooms that are sold in 200 gram packages. The UPC number that is printed on the label is 8 807076 000321. and the codes are CE 158D. The recall was triggered by CFIA test results. A food safety investigation has been launched, which may lead to the recall of more products. If this happens, the CFIA will issue more food recall warnings. The government is making sure … [Read more...]

Restaurants Are Included in a Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened 127

Restaurants are included in a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 127 people in 25 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The government does not yet know which food item caused this outbreak, or if there is another cause. Eighteen people, out of 49 that gave information to health officials, have been hospitalized, which is a rate of 37%, almost double the typical Salmonella outbreak rate. This could mean that more vulnerable people were sickened, or that the pathogen is quite virulent, or that the pathogen load in the food was quite high. The CDC has stated that several subclusters at restaurants in multiple states have been identified. These subclusters can help officials solve outbreaks, since they can use traceback from … [Read more...]

Joy Coriander Chutney Recalled For Undeclared Coconut, Yellow #5

Joy Coriander Chutney is being recalled for sulfites, coconut, and FD&C Yellow #5 that are not declared on the label. Anyone who is sensitive to or allergic to those ingredients could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this item. The recalling company is Joy Gourmet Foods LLC. The chutney was distributed in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in retail stores. The recalled product is Joy Coriander Chutney that is packaged in 8 ounce bottles. The best by date on the label is 07302022 (July 30, 2022), and the barcode is 680617 60402. The batch code is 0728. The product code is on the front of the bottle. The recall wa started after a routine … [Read more...]

Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak Sickens 127, Hospitalizes 18

A Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak with an unknown food source that has sickened 127 people in 25 states has been announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While a specific food has not been identified, this outbreak is growing rapidly, according to the government. The outbreak was first announced on FDA's CORE Outbreak Investigation Table on September 15, 2021. The case count by state is: Arkansas (2), California (3), Connecticut (3), Illinois (5), Iowa (1), Kansas (5), Maryland (4), Massachusetts (7), Michigan (2), Minnesota (13), Missouri (2), Nebraska (2), New Jersey (2), New Mexico (3), New York (1), North Carolina (1), North Dakota (1), Oklahoma (7), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (1), South Dakota (1), Texas (45), Utah (1), Virginia (9), and … [Read more...]

Baker Farms Kale Sold Under Different Brand Names Reclled For Listeria

Baker Farms Kale that is sold under different brand names is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recall is for Baker Farms Kale that is branded under Baker Farms, Kroger, and SEG Grocers. The product is in a 16 ounce package with the best by date of September 18, 2021 (9-18-2021). The production code is 107020-21832. UPDATE: The state distribution list was incorrect. The kale was not distribute din Louisiana, but was sold in Kansas and Ohio. On September 15, 2021, the firm was notified by a customer that the product tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. The kale was distributed between August 30, 2021 to September 1, 2021. It was sold … [Read more...]

Kroger Bagged Kale Recalled For Possible Listeria Monocytogenes

Kroger bagged kale is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The kale is produced by Baker Farms. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. This voluntary recall is for Kroger bagged kale that is packaged in 16 ounce bags. The UPC number on the product is 11110-18170. And the best by date, which is printed on the front of the package below the light blue bar, is 09-18-2021 (September 18, 2021). All of these products were puled form Kroger produce department shelves on September 16, 2021. The kale was distributed by Kroger grocery sores in these areas: Columbus, Nashville and Atlanta Divisions, servicing Columbus and Toledo, Ohio; Knoxville, Tennessee; eastern West Virginia; and the states of Georgia, Alabama … [Read more...]

Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing Recalled For Botulism

Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing is being recalled for possible Clostridium botulism contamination. No illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalling firm is Drew's Organics LLC of Chester, Vermont. The recalled product is Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing that is packaged in a 12 fluid ounce glass bottle. The UPC number that is printed on the label is 4099100023169. And the best if used by date is February 15, 2023. One lot code of this product is recalled, but the lot code is not included in the recall notice. No other Aldi products are affected by this recall. The problem is a processing issue that could allow for microbial growth in the product. This salad dressing was … [Read more...]

Cake Mix E. coli Outbreak Ends With 16 Sick in 12 States

The cake mix E. coli outbreak has ended as of September 16, 2021, with 16 people sick in 12 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A common brand of cake mix that made people sick was not identified. And no illnesses have been reported for seven weeks. The case count by state is: Illinois (2), Indiana (1), Iowa (2), Massachusetts (1), Michigan (1), Nebraska (2), Ohio (2), Oregon (1), South Carolina (1), Utah (1), Virginia (1), and Washington (1). Seven people were hospitalized. The patient age range is from 2 t0 73 years, with a median age of 13. The age range for outbreaks linked to baking ingredients usually skews young; 75% of children in this outbreak are under the age of 18. One person developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of … [Read more...]

HEB Jumbo Stuffed Shells Recalled For Foreign Material

HEB Jumbo Stuffed Shells is being recalled because the product may contain foreign material in the form of hard or sharp metal pieces. This could pose a choking or injury hazard. H-E-B was notified of four customer complaints. The recall notice did not state whether or not any injuries have occurred. Anyone who is concerned about an injury should contact a healthcare provider. The recalling company is Seviroli Foods Inc. of Bellmawr, New Jersey. The recalled item is HEB Jumbo Stuffed Shells that are packaged in 22 ounce (1 pound 6 ounces or 624 gram) plastic bags. The bags have an orange top and bottom strip and the words "Jumbo Stuffed Shells" and "Jumbo Shells filled with creamy ricotta and Romano cheese" are in white on a brown background in the center of the bag above a picture … [Read more...]

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