3 dead after listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream


The deaths of three people who developed a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products has prompted the Texas icon's first product recall in its 108-year history. Five people, in all, developed listeriosis in Kansas after eating products from one production line at the Blue Bell creamery in Brenham, Texas, according to a … [Read more...]

Caramel Apples Danger, 5 dead many ill. Listeria bacteria

caramel apples make people sick

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, health officials said on Friday. Caramel Apples Danger, 5 dead many ill. Listeria bacteria A total of 28 people infected with listeria have been reported from 10 states, according to a statement from … [Read more...]

Fruit Recall, Pies, Wawona Packing Co, Costco and Trader Joes, Nationalwide

nectarines and pit fruit recall

Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Costco, Trader Joe's, and the Walmart Corp. -- which operates Walmart and Sam's Club stores, have all … [Read more...]

Tainted chicken antibiotic-resistant salmonella California

Tainted chicken antibiotic-resistant salmonella California

WASHINGTON (AP) — An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken producer continues to sicken people more than a year after it started. Despite the illnesses, producer Foster Farms has not initiated a recall, and the government has no apparent plans to shut it down. The federal Centers for Disease Control says there … [Read more...]

Hummas Recall and Walnuts Recall Listeria

Trader Joe and Target Hummas Recall

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Trader Joe's And Target Hummus Recalled After Listeria Outbreak Sherman Produce in St. Louis recalled 241 cases of bulk walnuts in 25-pound cardboard boxes and in an unrelated recall Lansal, Inc., recalled 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products -- both for possible Listeria. In addition, Sherman Produce recalled … [Read more...]

Calif. company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

Meat Recall California

A California meat company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of meat in four states after processing "diseased and unsound" animals without federal inspection, federal officials said. The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said it has received no reports of illness linked to the meat from Petaluma-based Rancho … [Read more...]

Chinese Jerky Dog Treats killed over 600 dogs so far, 3800 very sick


Nearly 600 pets have died and more than 3,600 have become sick in a mystery bout of illness being linked to jerky treats made in China. Most cases have been dogs, but at least 10 cats have also been struck down with an illness that has confounded federal animal health officials. Chinese Jerky Dog Treats are also sold under different … [Read more...]

Cyclospora stomach illness- Bagged salad caused parasite outbreak,

Cyclospora stomach illness, so really how helpful is this late notice!

Cyclospora stomach illness, so really how helpful is this late notice? Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska on Tuesday tagged prepackaged salad mix as the source for an outbreak of parasite-borne food poisoning in those states even as federal officials worked to see if the conclusion applies elsewhere as well. They refuse to name the brand. … [Read more...]

Recall of Ground Beef, National Beef E.coli fears

Recall of Ground Beef, National Beef E.coli fears Food safety officials have recalled 22,737lb of ground beef over fears that it could be contaminated with E.coli. Although no illnesses have been reported, the ground beef was classed as a Class I health hazard meaning it was probable that the meat would cause serious health problems. The … [Read more...]

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Frozen Berries From Costco

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Townsend Farms Frozen Berries From Costco

Hepatitis A Outbreak Some 30 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Colorado and four other states that have been linked to frozen mixed berries purchased from Costco. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is investigating along with the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration in an outbreak of … [Read more...]