Advancing frozen food safety: UGA evaluates environmental monitoring programs
(American Frozen Food Institute) Arlington, Va. - New research funded by the Frozen Food Foundation evaluates current environmental monitoring practices being implemented across the frozen food industry to prevent and control Listeria monocytogenes (Lm). The findings were published in the Jan. 24, 2020, Journal of Food Protection ® . (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Protein snack trays in 10 states recalled over listeria fears
Potentially tainted hard-boiled eggs prompts pulling of food products from convenience stores and vending machines. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egg recall prompts health alert over Cheesewich meal
Food recall over listeria contamination fears has affected dozens of products sold nationwide by many companies. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ready-to-eat breakfast kits sold by Cheesewich recalled over listeria fears
Almark's hard-boiled eggs are thought to be the culprits in an outbreak of listeria infections that have sickened seven and killed one. Now, it's expanded its recall to include ramen and breakfast kits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egg recall prompts health alert over Cheesewich meals
Widening food recall over listeria contamination fears has affected dozens of products sold nationwide. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetable ramen recalled across the US over listeria due to listeria fears in eggs
Veggie Noodle Co is the latest company to recall its product because it is made with hard-boiled eggs that have been implicated in a multi-state outbreak that has killed one and sickened six others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veggie ramen sold nationwide recalled over listeria concerns
Another food maker pulls products from stores in listeria outbreak that's led to one death and sickened four others. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boiled egg recall spreads to Walmart, Kroger, Costco and others
A recall of hard-boiled eggs and egg salads linked to a deadly listeria outbreak has been expanded from Trader Joe's. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keep Listeria Out of Your Kitchen
Keep Listeria at bay by keeping your refrigerator temperature low and carefully cleaning kitchen surfaces. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

More Hard-Boiled Eggs Recalled for Listeria
Almark Foods has expanded its recall of hard-boiled eggs to include products sold at grocery stores and major retailers nationwide, including Costco, Walmart, Kroger, and Trader Joes. The eggs may be tainted with Listeria bacteria. So far, 4 people have been hospitalized and 1 has died in the current outbreak. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A hard-boiled egg recall expands to products sold at Walmart and Trader Joe's following a deadly listeria outbreak
The expanded recall follows a deadly listeria outbreak reported in five states. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hard Boiled Eggs: What May Be Behind This Deadly Listeria Outbreak
The CDC has announced yet another Listeria monocytogenes outbreak. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Deadly listeria outbreak tied to hard-boiled eggs
Seven people in five states infected after eating contaminated food, with one person dying and four hospitalized. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

C.D.C. Links Deadly Listeria Outbreak to Hard-Boiled Egg Plant in Georgia
Seven people in five states have been infected with the listeria strain, resulting in several hospitalizations and one death. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mariel Padilla Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Administration Georgia Almark Foods Listeria Monocytogenes Listeriosis Eggs Source Type: news

Packaged hard-boiled eggs have been linked to a deadly Listeria outbreak, the CDC warns
The CDC released a nationwide alert. warning retailers and consumers not to serve, sell, use or consume eggs produced by Almark Foods in Gainesville, Georgia. The product has not yet been recalled. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Packaged hard-boiled eggs linked to listeria outbreak has left one dead and sickened another six
So far, cases have been reported in Florida, Maine, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas. Four people have been hospitalized including the patient who died, from Texas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deadly listeria outbreak tied to hard-boiled eggs
Seven people in five states infected after eating contaminated food, with one person dying and four hospitalized. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Packaged Hard-Boiled Eggs Linked To Deadly Listeria Outbreak, CDC Warns
(CNN) — A deadly, multistate outbreak of Listeria infections has been linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs, and retailers and consumers are warned not to serve, sell, use or consume the products. The peeled eggs were packaged in plastic pails by Almark Foods in Gainesville, Georgia, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which along with the US Food and Drug Administration is investigating. They were sold nationwide to food service operators, so consumers likely would find them in a store or a restaurant, the CDC said. Four of seven people who reported infections across five states have been hospita...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Listeria Source Type: news

White Castle issues recall of frozen sliders over possible listeria contamination
White Castle has issued a voluntary recall of multiple products for possible listeria contamination. The recall affects a limited number of frozen six-pack cheeseburgers, frozen six-pack hamburgers, frozen six-pack pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16-pack hamburgers and 16-pack cheeseburgers, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White Castle recalls frozen burgers over listeria fears
Fast-food chain says bacteria that can cause serious infection linked to one of its manufacturing plants. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White Castle Frozen Burgers Recalled for Listeria
The White Castle recall is for 6-pack cheeseburgers, 6-pack hamburgers, 6-pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16-pack hamburgers, and 16-pack cheeseburgers with best by dates ranging from 04 Aug 2020 to 17 Aug 2020. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White Castle recalls hundreds of boxes of frozen sliders over listeria fears  
White Castle has issued a voluntary recall of five varieties of its frozen sliders after a third-party laboratory found listeria in a sample from one of the company's manufacturing facilities. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White Castle recalls frozen burgers over listeria fears
Fast-food chain says bacteria that can cause serious infection linked to one of its manufacturing plants. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Listeria Yet Again, Here Is A Sushi, Salad, And Spring Roll Recall
They may take our broccoli florets, our chicken, and our sausage products, but they will never take our sushi. Well, actually they can. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Another Listeria Outbreak Leads To Sushi, Salad And Spring Roll Recall
They may take our broccoli florets, our chicken, and our sausage products, but they will never take our sushi. Well, actually they can. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Sushi, salads and spring rolls recalled on listeria fears
Products are sold in 31 states and Washington, D.C., by Trader Joe's, 7-Eleven, Walgreens and other retailers. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sushi sold at retailers like Trader Joe's and 7-Eleven recalled over listeria concerns
Ready-to-eat sushi, salads and spring rolls are being recalled voluntarily over fears of listeria contamination. The Fuji Food products are sold in 31 states and Washington, D.C. at retailers including Trader Joe's, 7-Eleven and Walgreens. The products are packed in plastic, with most having sell-by dates of Nov. 22 to Dec. 6. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Several Trader Joe ’ s Products Recalled Over Possible Listeria Contamination
BOSTON (CBS/CNN) — Trader Joe’s has announced a voluntary recall of several of its products that may have been contaminated with listeria. So far there are no reports of anyone getting sick, but the company said it is taking the measures as a precaution. Each of the products are packaged in plastic trays with clear lids. The Trader Joe’s brand food items listed in the recall include ready-to-eat meals of California Rolls, Classic California Rolls with Brown Rice & Avocado, Spicy California Rolls, Tempura Shrimp Crunch Rolls, Tofu Spring Rolls, Shrimp Spring Rolls, Smoked Salmon Philly Roll, Smoked Sal...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Consumer Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Listeria Recall Trader Joe's Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Dec. 4, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Sushi, Salads and Spring Rolls Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination Possible listeria contamination has triggered the recall of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sushi, salads and spring rolls recalled on listeria fears
Products are sold in 31 states and Washington, D.C., by Trader Joe's, 7-Eleven, Walgreens and other retailers. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RECALL: Pre-Made Sushi for Listeria Fears
Fuji Foods announced the recall, which includes ready-to-eat sushi, salads and spring rolls sold to select retailers and distributors along the East Coast and parts of the Midwest. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is The Listeria About 25,115 Pounds Of Sausage Products
Here is yet another food recall for bacteria contamination. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Warning of possible listeria in even more veggies
More potentially contaminated veggie products added to long list of those recalled by Fresh Del Monte Produce division (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

On the trail of pathogens in meat, eggs and raw milk
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) To make food even safer for humans, experts from scientific institutions, food regulatory authorities and the business community will discuss current developments and strategies at the 'Zoonoses and Food Safety' Symposium at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on 4 and 5 November 2019, in Berlin-Marienfelde. Because some micro-organisms in food can cause health problems. Campylobacter in raw milk, salmonella in eggs or listeria in ready-to-eat foods often lead to outbreaks affecting numerous patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

More than 100 packaged veggie products recalled over listeria fears 
On Sunday, Mann Packing issued a voluntary recall of vegetable products - most of which contain broccoli, cauliflower or green beans - after the FDA notified the company of a potential listeria contamination. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Before Listeria Sets In, Mann Recalls Over 100 Of Its Vegetable Products
Here's what may happen if you get infected by Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Fresh Del Monte Produce unit recalls 140 vegetable products over listeria fears
Fresh Del Monte Produce division notified by fed officials of possible contamination of veggie trays, mixes and bowls (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veggies Recalled for Possible Listeria Risk
Among the dozens of products are several from Del Monte, HEB, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, and the Marketside brand sold at Walmart. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fresh-cut vegetable recall expands to dozens of products
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded a recall of some packaged, fresh-cut vegetables due to concerns they may be contaminated with Listeria. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Compliments brand vegetables recalled due to Listeria risk
The affected products include certain fresh-cut vegetables such as kale, cauliflower and green beans. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Michigan apples recalled in 8 states due to listeria concerns
McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Jonathan and Fuji are among the varieties recalled after test reveals possible contamination (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Michigan produce company is recalling apples in eight states for possible listeria contamination
A Michigan produce company has recalled nearly 2,300 cases of fresh apples that could be contaminated with listeria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Derby coroner confirms man's listeria death
A coroner says cancer patient Ian Hitchcock died from liver failure and listeria infection. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chicken Recall, This Is The Listeria About Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps
The U. S. Department of Agriculture ’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Tip Top Poultry, Inc, is recalling some of its frozen cooked, diced or shredded ready-to-eat chicken products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Chicken processing company Tip Top Poultry recalls its meat from stores over Listeria fears
Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is listeria?
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains what listeria is and how you can avoid getting it. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German sausage plant production halted over listeria deaths
German authorities have halted production at a meat processing plant after two deaths that were linked to listeria in sausages (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Raw Dog Food May Pose Salmonella Threat
The FDA is warning people not to give dogs frozen Performance Dog Raw Pet Food because it has tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news