September 20, 2021

CDC: Avoid Fratelli Beretta Uncured Antipasto Trays With Best By 2/11/22

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the Salmonella outbreak linked to Italian-style meats. Their new recommendation is that consumers should avoid all Fratelli Beretta Uncured Antipasto Trays with the best by dates of 2/11/22 (February 11, 2022) and before, rather than just the one product that has been recalled. The one currently recalled product is Fratelli Beretta Uncured Antipasto prosciutto, soppressata, Milano salami, and coppa in 24 ounce vacuum sealed trays. Each tray contains two 12-ounce packages with "best by" dates on or before February 11, 2022. The UPC number that is stamped on the label is 073541305316. And the establishment number "EST. 7543B" is printed inside the USDA mark of inspection. This product was recalled on August 27, … [Read more...]

Valley Milk Simply Bottled Raw Goat Milk Recalled For Campylobacter

Valley Milk Simply Bottled raw goat milk is being recalled in California because it may be contaminated with Campylobacter bacteria, according to a press release from the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The milk is also the subject of a statewide quarantine order by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones. The dairy is located in Stanislaus County. The quarantine order was filed after officials confirmed detection of the bacteria Campylobacter jejuni in the farm's packaged raw whole goat milk. No illnesses have been reported to the company or to government officials in connection with the consumption of this raw milk product. The order applies to "Valley Milk Simply Bottled Raw Goat Milk" that is distributed in half gallon (64 ounce) plastic jugs. The code … [Read more...]

CDC Weighs in on Reopened Salmonella Weltevreden Shrimp Outbreak

The CDC is weighing in on the reopened Salmonella Weltevreden shrimp outbreak that has sickened at least nine people in four states. Three people are hospitalized because they are so sick. That is an increase of three new illnesses, one new hospitalization, and two new states since the last update in July 2021. This investigation was closed, but was reopened when more ill persons were discovered. The case counts by state are: Arizona (2), Michigan (2), Nevada (4), and Rhode Island (1). Illness onset dates range from February 26. 2021 to July 17, 2021. The patient age range is from 30 to 80 years. Of six people who gave information to investigators, three have been hospitalized. At least one of the newly diagnosed patients ate frozen cooked shrimp supplied by Avanti Frozen foods … [Read more...]

USDA Releases Serenade Raw Breaded Stuffed Chicken Distribution List

The USDA has released the Serenade raw breaded stuffed chicken retail distribution list for that company's recalled products. These products are linked to a multistate Salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 28 people in eight states. The USDA statement at the top of the list reads: "FSIS has reason to believe that the following retail location(s) received frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products that have been recalled by Serenade Foods, a Milford, Indiana establishment. This list may not include all retail locations that have received the recalled product or may include retail locations that did not actually receive the recalled product. Therefore, it is important that you use the product-specific identification information" to identify specific … [Read more...]

Genji Pacific Shrimp Sushi Rolls Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Genji Pacific Shrimp Sushi Rolls are being recalled because they contain cocktail shrimp produced by Avanti Frozen Foods. This secondary recall is being issued because frozen fully cooked shrimp imported by Avanti Foods from India is linked to a multistate Salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least nine people in four states. No illnesses have been reported in association with these recalled products, however. The recalling company is Genji Pacific LLC of Allentown, Pennsylvania. The recall is for 1,490 packages of sushi containing cocktail shrimp. The products are packaged in clear lid containers, with labels that indicate the product name, ingredients, and best by date. The products can be identified with the Hand-Crafted dates of 8/12/2021 and 8/13/2021 and the corresponding … [Read more...]

Avanti Foods Shrimp Recall Expands in Salmonella Weltevreden Outbreak

The Avanti Foods shrimp recall is expanding in the wake of the Salmonella Weltevreden outbreak linked to that product, three days after the FDA requested the expansion. The outbreak linked to the shrimp was declared over on July 21, 2021, but then three more illnesses were identified this month and the investigation was reopened. And at least one of the new patients ate shrimp that was not covered by the original recall. The recall now includes frozen cooked shrimp products imported from India by Avanti Frozen Foods from November 2020 to May 2021. The original recall included these brand names: Censea, Chicken of the Sea, Hannaford, Open Acres, Waterfront Bistro, Honest Catch, CWNO, 365, and Meijer. The new brand name recall list is: Big … [Read more...]

Shrimp Salmonella Outbreak Continues With Three More Sickened

The FDA says that the shrimp Salmonella outbreak continues because three more patients have been identified. Now nine people are sick. In addition, two more states, Michigan and Rhode Island, have been added. The outbreak was declared over on July 21, 2021. Avanti Frozen Foods issued a recall for their frozen cooked shrimp on June 25, 2021. The case count by state is now Nevada (4), Michigan (2), Rhode Island (1), and Arizona (2).  The last illness onset date is July 20, 2021. In the previous investigation notice, which was on July 21, 2021, the last illness onset date was April 25, 2021. Since the shrimp originally identified as the cause of this outbreak should no longer be available for sale, that means people may still have the shrimp in their home freezers. In addition, at … [Read more...]

Where Were Milford Valley Kirkwood Stuffed Chicken Products Sold?

The Salmonella enteritidis raw frozen stuffed chicken breast outbreak has now sickened at least 28 people in eight states. We know that Serenade Foods products have been recalled and may be associated with this outbreak. But where were the Dutch Farms Milford Valley Kirkwood stuffed chicken breast products sold? The USDA has yet to release a retail distribution list. One of the brand names, Kirkwood, is sold at ALDI stores. And indeed, ALDI has posted a recall notice on their site. Kirkwood Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken and Kirkwood Cordon Bleu Stuffed Chicken are both recalled.  The Broccoli & Cheese variety is sold in 5 ounce individually wrapped packages, with UPC number 4099100005219 and best if used by date February 24, 2023. The Cordon Bleu variety is also in 5 … [Read more...]

HiPP Infant Formula Is Recalled For Insufficient Iron Levels

HiPP Infant formula is recalled for insufficient iron content and mislabeling. In addition, the company Able Groupe, did not submit required pre-market notifications for these new formulas to the FDA as required by law. These formulas are products that are intended to be complete or partial substitutes for human milk for children 12 months old and younger. The recalled products include HiPP Comfort Milk Formula, HiPP Dutch Stage 1 Combiotic Infant Milk Formula, HiPP HA Germany Hypoallergenic Stage PRE Combiotic Infant Milk Formula, HiPP German Stage 1 Combiotic Infant Milk Formula, Holle Bio Stage 1 Organic Infant Milk Formula, Holle Bio Stage PRE Organic Infant Milk Formula, Lebenswert Anfangsmilch Stage 1 Organic Infant Milk Formula, and HiPP UK Stage 1 Combiotic First Infant Milk … [Read more...]

Limar Hand Sanitizer Recalled Because of Resemblance to Drinks

Another hand sanitizer has been recalled because the bottles it is packaged in look like drink containers. Limar Hand Sanitizer in four ounce bottles is recalled. The recalling firm is Ardil Comercial which is located in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. No adverse events or illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with this problem. The recalled product is Limar Hand Sanitizer, packaged in 4 ounce bottles. The lot number printed on the label is 079932-4611-05-J. The expiration date for this product is May 2022. The product was distributed nationwide at the consumer level. Ingesting hand sanitizer could cause alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of this condition include slowed or slurred speech and drowsiness. Ingesting alcohol can cause impaired driving … [Read more...]

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