September 16, 2019

ALDI Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour Recalled For E. coli O26

The FDA has posted two recall announcements for ALDI Bakers Corner Flour because it may be contaminated with E. coli O26 and is linked to an outbreak that has sickened at least 17 people in 8 states. The Rhode Island Department of Health found the pathogen during testing of a bag of flour. The flour was made at the ADM Milling flour mill in Buffalo, New York. The first recall is for 5 pound bags of Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour and is similar to the Rhode Island recall notice. The flour was sold in select ALDI stores in these states: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia. There are two lot numbers: L18A02 and L18A03. The products have best if used by dates of December 2 and December 3, … [Read more...]

E. coli O26 Outbreak Associated with Seattle Cafe Mario Ends Unsolved

The E. coli O26 outbreak that was associated with Cafe Mario at the Nintendo of America campus in Redmond, Washington state is over and is unsolved, according to the King County Health Department. The outbreak, which happened in 2018, sickens 22 people who developed symptoms consistent with a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infection. All 22 patients work at the Nintendo of American campus and all ate food from Cafe Mario on several days before they got sick. Four patients also ate at I Love Sushi, an establishment that operates out of Cafe Mario once a week. The outbreak appears to be over. After a thorough investigation was conducted by public health officials, there is not enough evidence to connect I Love Sushi to the outbreak. The 22 patients got sick between June 11 … [Read more...]

Le Pic Brand Saint-Félicien Cheese Recalled For Possible E. coli O26

Le Pic brand Saint-Félicien cheese is being recalled in Canada for possible E. coli O26 contamination by La Fromagerie Hamel. The product was sold in Quebec at the consumer level. No illnesses have been reported in Canada in connection with this recall, but there is a deadly outbreak in France that is linked to this product. The recalled product is Le Pic Saint-Félicien cheese, sold in 180 gram containers. All codes up to and including April 29, 2019 are included in the recall. The UPC number on the product is 0 20060641300 0. Symptoms of an E. coli O26 infection include severe and painful abdominal cramps, and watery and bloody diarrhea. Some people have a mild fever, and others can experience nausea and vomiting. Symptoms usually begin a few days to a week after exposure to this … [Read more...]

Publix Ground Chuck Associated with E. coli O26 Outbreak in Florida; Lawsuits May Be Filed

The USDA has issued a recall that contains an announcement about an E. coli O26 outbreak among people, who primarily live in Florida, who have eaten Publix ground chuck products. At least 18 people are sick with this infection, with illness onset dates ranging from July 5 to July 25, 2018. Publix is voluntarily recalling ground chuck items that were purchased by consumers from June 25, 2018 through July 31, 2018. The list of recalled products is very long, and includes Bacon & cheddar burgers, Bacon & Fried onion slider, Badia seasoned ground chuck burger, Blue cheese burgers, Ground chuck, Ground chuck for chili, Jalapeño & cheddar slider, Jalapeño and cheddar meatballs, meat loaf grillers, Mesquite seasoned ground chuck burger, Seasoned meatloaf (oven ready), Spanish … [Read more...]

E. coli O26 Outbreak Associated With Homegrown Restaurants in Washington State; Lawsuits May Be Filed

King County Public Health is investigating an E. coli O26 outbreak that is associated with Homegrown restaurants in the Washington state area. The restaurants are located in Redmond, Kirkland, and Seattle on Westlake Avenue. Four people are sick in this outbreak. No one has been hospitalized, and no one has died. This outbreak is caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) bacteria, that can cause serious illness. Four people have tested positive for the pathogenic bacteria after eating food from three different Homegrown restaurants in King County. All four patients ate the chicken pesto sandwich from one of those locations. Three of the patients are adults, and one is a child. The illness onset dates ranges from April 24 to May 6, 2018. Exact meal dates are not known for all … [Read more...]

Whole Foods Market in Canada Recalls Reblochon Cheese For Possible E. coli O26 Contamination

The food recall that was issued on May 14, 2018 by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has been updated to include another product. Now, Whole Foods Market is recalling Reblochon Cheese "raw cow cheese" that was sold from four stores in Ontario for possible E. coli O26 contamination. There are no illnesses in Canada that are associated with this product, but there is an E. coli O26 outbreak in France that is linked to this cheese. The cheese is Whole Foods Market Reblochon Cheese "raw cow cheese" sold in variable size packages. All "Packed On" dates from March 20, 2018 up to and including May 15, 2018 are included in this recall. The UPC number on the product starts with 0293524. The cheese was sold from these Whole Foods Market locations in Canada: 4771 Yonge Street in North York; 301 … [Read more...]

Haute Montagne Raw Milk Cheese Recalled for E. coli O126 in Canada

Les Dépendances is recalling Haute Montagne brand raw milk cheese "Reblochon de Savoie au lait cru" in Canada for possible E. coli O26 contamination. This bacteria is one of the non-O157 bacteria that can cause serious illness and hemolytic uremic syndrome. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. But there is an outbreak in France that is linked with this recalled product. The recalled product was sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec, and may have been sold nationally. It is Haute Montagne Reblochon de Savoie (AOP) au lait cru in 450 gram to 550 gram packages. All lots starting with the number and letters "8CR" are recalled. The UPC number on this cheese is 8 31014 00139 0. If you have purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it … [Read more...]

Callicrate Beef Products Recalled for possible E. coli O26 Contamination

Good Food Concepts of Colorado is recalling about 1,290 pounds of raw, intact and non-intact Callicrate beef because it may be contaminated with E. coli O26 bacteria. There is no word in the recall notice if anyone has been sickened. You can see the long list of recalled products at the USDA web site. Some of the products include Callicrate Beef New York Strip, Skirt Steak, 80/20 Ground Beef, Philly Meat Beef, Ground Chuck Beef, Filet Mignon, and Sirloin Tip, among others. They were processed and packaged on August 3 and 4, 2017. These products have the establishment num bar "EST. 27316" inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail and wholesale locations and restaurants in Colorado Springs, Colorado. If you purchased these products, do not eat them, even if you … [Read more...]

Costco Broccoli Florettes Recalled in Canada for E. coli O26

Costco Wholesale Canada is recalling Gold Coast brand Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes - from the marketplace because they may be contaminated with E. coli O26 bacteria. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue. The product was distributed in British Columbia at the retail level. The recalled product is Gold Coast Broccettes - Broccoli Florettes - in 908 gram packages. The code on the product is 12 AU 2017, and the UPC number is 7 35844 00033 5. The recall was triggered by the company. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed container or package, or take it back to the place of purchase for a full refund.   … [Read more...]

Gold Medal Packing Recalls Veal for Possible E. coli

Gold Medal Packing of New York is recalling about 4,607 pounds of boneless veal products for possible E. coli O26 and O45 contamination. Those bacteria can cause serious illness. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The veal trim and top bottom sirloin products were produced and packaged on August 16, 2016 and October 25, 2016. They include 60 pound boxes containing "Boneless Veal," and 2,387 pound bin containing top bottom sirloin. They have the establishment number "EST. 17965" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The boneless veal was shipped to a warehouse in California, and the top bottom sirloin was shipped to distributors in Pennsylvania. FSIS and the company are concerned that some of these products may be in consumer's … [Read more...]

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