The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey products, produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, a Pennsylvania establishment, due to concerns the products may have caused Salmonella Hadar illness. A recall was not requested because it is believed that
Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania tied to Sweetwater Farms Salmonella Outbreak
CDC is collaborating with public health officials in multiple states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen infections.
A total of 13 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Muenchen have been reported from four states. The number of ill people identified in each state…
Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Virginia and Washington linked in Salmonella Pistachios Outbreak
CDC is collaborating with public health officials in multiple states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo infections.
A total of 11 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Montevideo have been reported from 9 states. A list of states and the number of cases…
Will the CDC name Taco Bell as the “Mexican-style fast food restaurant chain” associated with some Salmonella Hartford and Baildon illnesses?”
Today the CDC announced that it is investigating two multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections, each involving a different Salmonella serotype: Hartford and Baildon. An analysis indicates that eating at a Mexican-style fast food restaurant chain, Restaurant Chain A, is associated with some illnesses. Among persons eating at Restaurant Chain A, no specific food item…
Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Recalled by FDA Due to Salmonella Risk
A wide range of processed foods – including soups, snack foods, dips and dressings – are being recalled after salmonella was discovered in a flavor-enhancing ingredient.
Food and Drug Administration officials said Thursday that the ingredient, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, is used in thousands of food products, though it was unclear how many of them will…
Usually All Is Well In Lee’s Summit, MO; But Not Today–Salmonella Sends Two Little Ones To The Hospital
Richardson Elementary School students in Lee’s Summit, MO were sent home with warning letters yesterday after two kindergartners were hospitalized with salmonella.
A boy, listed in fair condition, and a girl, whose condition was not being released, were enrolled in Richardson’s Kids Country during the school year.
Health officials could not say if the…
Tested Positive For Salmonella Last September, Union International Just Gets Around To Recalling White Peppers With Red Labels
Somebody must have hit the "re-send" button overnight at the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) as we received a number of recall notices from earlier May that we’ve already written about.
One that is somewhat new, however, is from last Friday when Union International Food Company recalled Lian How Brand White Peppers with red labels…
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Makes Its 483 Inspection Report of Setton Pistachio Public
In a 483 Inspection Report released today, FDA inspectors identified multiple food-safety shortcomings at the Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella California that was linked to a Salmonella outbreak earlier this year:
1. The company detected the bacteria in roasted pistachios in October but did not change its processing procedures until March
2. In one
Salmonella outbreaks being investigated in Pennsylvania, Montana
The Lancaster News reported that at least eleven people have been culture-confirmed with Salmonella infections since eating food from Mazzi, a restaurant whose owner also co-owns the Leola Village Inn & Suites. According to the story:
John Calabrese, who owns Mazzi and co-owns Leola Village Inn & Suites with his wife, Deborah Shirk, said about
Salmonella Lawsuit Filed Against Wal-Mart
A lawsuit was filed today against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the company whose Greenwood, Indiana, store was the source of a Salmonella outbreak. The lawsuit was filed in Johnson County Superior Court on behalf of a Greenwood resident whose son became violently ill and was hospitalized after consuming foods purchased at the Wal-Mart deli. The lawsuit…