Costco Smoothies Under Food Recall for Listeria

Frozen Smoothies from Costco Under Food Recall for Potential Listeria Rader Farms brand frozen smoothies are under food recall due to potential listeria, so many major retailers, including Costco, have notified their consumers. Inventure Farms Inc, based in Phoenix, Arizona, has issued a food recall to retailers across the US and Canada that its Rader Farms Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion frozen smoothies should not be consumed due to potential listeria … [Read more...]

Food Recall for Apples at Root of Listeria Outbreak

FDA Ties Listeria Outbreak to Apples, Issues Food Recall On January 9th, the US Food and Drug Administration announced that it had conducted tests on several food products after a major listeria outbreak was tied to prepackaged caramel apples, and the safety agency found that California-grown apples were the cause of the problem. The FDA has issued a food recall for Bidart Brother’s apples, which have the same strains of listeria on them as those found in the caramel apple listeria outbreak. “The results are devastating to the Bidart family,” … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak Leads to More Food Recalls

FDA and Manufacturers Issuing Food Recalls After Listeria Infections from Caramel Apples Grow As of the end of December, at least 32 people in the US have become ill after eating listeria-contaminated prepackaged caramel apples, and 6 people have died. The Centers for Disease Control state that 31 of the 32 listeria caramel apple victims have been hospitalized, as the disease spread across 11 states in the US. Two cases of listeria from consuming caramel apples have also been acknowledged in Canada. The six deaths related to the listeria … [Read more...]

Listeria Outbreak Linked to Candied Apples Kills 5

Serious Listeria Outbreak in Prepackaged Candied Apples Leads to 5 Deaths A serious listeria outbreak has led to the deaths of 5 people and hospitalizations in 21 others, and has been linked back to prepackaged candied apples. The Centers for Disease Control reports that, between October and November this year, 28 people in 10 states in the US have been infected with listeria because of the candied apples, and developed listeriosis, which is a life-threatening illness. The listeria outbreak is so dangerous that the CDC urges consumers to not … [Read more...]

Food Recall Covers 150 Products with Potential Listeria

NC Company Issues Food Recall for 150 Products Due to Potential Listeria A food service company has issued a food recall covering around 150 products, especially sandwiches, that were distributed across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia, which may have a potential listeria contamination. SunBurst Foods, based on Goldsboro, NC, has issued a food recall that covers vending machine sandwiches, hot dogs, and snack items under the brand names Rivers Edge Farms, CFW, Southern Zest, CJ’s Vending, Binford Street Deli, Middle … [Read more...]

Midwest Food Supplier Issues Food Recall Due to Listeria

Twin Cities-Area Company Issues Food Recall After Listeria Detected A Minnesota-based company issued a major food recall on October 7th after the company detected listeria in their meat products. Buddy’s Kitchen, which distributes several meat and poultry products to major retailers as well as airlines, issued a food recall for 62,488 pounds of meat and poultry breakfast items which were distributed between July 16th and September 25th. The USDA tested a sample of one of the company’s products and found it contaminated with listeria. Buddy’s … [Read more...]

Sam’s Club Chicken Salad Under Food Recall for Potential Listeria

Chicken Salad Kits Sold at Sam’s Club Under Food Recall for Potential Listeria Infection The US Department of Agriculture announced that chicken salad kits, mainly sold at Sam’s Club, are under a voluntary food recall for potential listeria contamination which could result in food poisoning. The chicken Caesar salad kits were produced by APPA Fine Foods, based in California. They were in 11-ounce, clear plastic containers and 6.5-pound boxes labeled "APPA Fine Foods/Sam's Club Daily Chef Chicken Caesar Salad Kit." The food recall covers … [Read more...]

Listeria Food Recall for Stone Fruit Expands

More Stores Included in Listeria Food Recall for Listeria in Stone Fruit The Wawona Packaging Company has expanded its voluntary Listeria food recall for stone fruits to more retail grocery stores after learning that the potentially listeria-contaminated fruit was shipped to more places. No cases of listeria contamination have been linked to the stone fruit – including plums, peaches, and nectarines – but company president Brent Smittcamp said that consumers should definitely discard the fruit, not wash it, as a precaution. "By taking the … [Read more...]

Fruit Under Food Recall for Listeria Contamination

Potential Listeria Contamination Leads to Food Recall for Stone Fruit A Cutler, California company that packages fresh fruit in bulk has issued a voluntary food recall for several stone fruits, including peaches and nectarines, due to a possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing Company has voluntarily issued a food recall for certain lots of peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), pluots, and plums, which were sold at retail stores under the brand names Harvest Sweet or Sweet 2 Eat. The stone fruit under product … [Read more...]

Food Recall for Trader Joe’s Hummus

Trader Joe’s Issues Food Recall for Hummus Due to Listeria On Thursday, May 22nd, a food recall was issued for hummus sold at Trader Joe’s and Target stores across the country, due to a potential listeria contamination. Listeria ingestion can cause food poisoning. Symptoms of food poisoning include: fever diarrhea vomiting abdominal cramps Food poisoning is typically not serious, and most people typically recover within a few days.  However, in some instances, serious complications can arise. Hot Mama’s Foods, based in … [Read more...]