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Category: Food Poisoning

More Than 62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Over Fears of E. coli Contamination

By Brian Chase on May 24, 2019 - No comments

More Than 62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Over Fears of E. coli Contamination

Barely a week before Memorial Day, which marks the beginning of the summer grilling season, an Illinois company has issued a food safety recall for more than 62,000 pounds of beef due to potential E. coli contamination. According to a report on Fox News, Aurora Packing Company shipped the affected products nationwide. The recall is in response to random sample testing by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS). The affected products were packaged on April 19 and bear an establishment number of “EST. 788.” …Read the rest »

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Beef Frank Links Recalled for Metal Contamination

By Brian Chase on May 22, 2019 - No comments

Vienna Beef, a company that is known for its Chicago-style hot dogs, has issued a product defect recall for about 2,030 pounds of beef frank links because they may be contaminated with metal fragments. According to a CBS News report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is saying that the possibly tainted franks might contain metal fragments. The products were manufactured on May 2 and shipped to retailers in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service urged consumers not to eat the recalled products, but discard them or return them to the point of purchase. …Read the rest »

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E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef Sickens 196

By Brian Chase on May 15, 2019 - No comments

Massive E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef Sickens 196

The number of people who have been sickened in a 10-state E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has grown to 196 cases. According to a USA Today news report, that includes 28 hospitalizations. The total number of cases has also gone up from 177 people in 10 states the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported on April 26. The CDC as well as the U.S. Department of Agriculture are investigating the E. Coli O101 infections that have been linked to ground beef. …Read the rest »

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Nearly 12 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips Recalled for Metal Pieces That Could Cause Oral Injuries

By Brian Chase on May 6, 2019 - No comments

Nearly 12 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips Recalled for Metal Pieces That Could Cause Oral Injuries

Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal. According to a CNN news report, the recall now affects more than 11.8 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strops that were shipped nationwide, up from more than 69,000 pounds when the recall was initially issued in March. This expanded recall comes after three out of six people who complained about finding pieces of metal in some Tyson products also said they suffered oral injuries. …Read the rest »

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Imported Salmonella-Tainted Melons Sicken 117 in 10 States

By Brian Chase on April 29, 2019 - No comments

Imported Salmonella-Tainted Melons Sicken 117 in 10 States

The number of people sickened by salmonella linked to fresh-cut melons has increased to 117 to 10 states. According to a news report, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released a list of hundreds of retail outlets that have received these products including Target, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, Wal-Mart and Amazon/Whole Foods. The melons in question were shipped by Caito Foods, but their exact source has not been released. The FDA is continuing its “trace-back investigation” to determine the source. …Read the rest »

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Frozen Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak Recalled

By Brian Chase on April 22, 2019 - No comments

Frozen Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak Recalled

Louisiana-based Jensen Tuna has announced a voluntary recall of its frozen ground tuna because it has been linked to several salmonella cases. According to a report on Newsweek.com, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory notice on Tuesday regarding the tuna recall after the agency’s own investigations have revealed 13 illnesses linked to the tainted tuna. …Read the rest »

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United States to Issue New Meat Safety Guidelines as Recalls Pile Up

By Brian Chase on March 28, 2019 - No comments

United States to Issue New Meat Safety Guidelines as Recalls Pile Up

Federal officials have said they’ll issue new safety guidelines for food companies after a significant increase in recalls of meat and poultry products possibly containing metal, plastic and other foreign materials. According to a Reuters news report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will advise food manufacturers to begin internal investigations when they receive consumer complaints and to notify the government within 24 hours if tainted products make it to the marketplace. These will still be voluntary guidelines, and officials say they are designed to ensure that companies meet pre-existing regulatory requirements. …Read the rest »

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Avocados Sold in California and Five Other States Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

By Brian Chase on March 25, 2019 - No comments

Avocados Sold in California and Five Other States Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

California-based Henry Avocado has issued a recall for avocados sold in California, Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin because of possible listeria contamination. According to an ABC news report, the company issued the recall due to positive listeria results on environmental samples during a routine test. The recalled products include California-grown conventional and organic avocados, which were packed in California and shipped to six other states. …Read the rest »

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39 Tons of Butterball Ground Turkey Recalled for Salmonella Danger

By Brian Chase on March 14, 2019 - No comments

39 Tons of Butterball Ground Turkey Recalled for Salmonella Danger

Butterball is issuing a product defect recall for 39 tons of ground turkey products because of potential salmonella contamination. According to a CNN news report, the products were linked to four illnesses at a single residential facility in Wisconsin and one illness in Minnesota. The ground turkey samples in all cases in both states tested positive for salmonella Schwarzengrund, a specific strain of the bacteria. They are not related to a previous multistate salmonella outbreak linked to turkey products. …Read the rest »

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Pillsbury Recalls Flour Products for Possible Salmonella Contamination

By Brian Chase on March 14, 2019 - No comments

Pillsbury Recalls Flour Products for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Hometown Food Company has recalled select Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour products because they may be tainted with salmonella. According to news reports, the flour products were sold at stores including Publix and Winn-Dixie. About 12,815 cases of the flour were affected. The U.S. Department of Agriculture posted alerts telling consumers not to eat these products. The affected flour comes in five-pound bags and has a “better if used by” date of April 2020. So far, no illnesses have been reported. …Read the rest »

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