Wal-Mart Supplier Recalls U.S. Frozen Pizzas Over Possible Listeria Wal-Mart Supplier Recalls U.S. Frozen Pizzas Over Possible Listeria
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible Listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Marketside Pizzas Recalled Over Possible Listeria
More than 21,000 pounds of frozen Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizzas are recalled (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20,000 lbs of frozen pizza recalled over listeria fears
More than 21,000 pounds of frozen pizzas are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: March 17, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Marketside Supreme Pizzas Recalled Possible listeria contamination has led to the recall of 21,200 pounds of frozen Marketside Extra Large... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 17, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Wal-Mart Supplier Recalls Frozen Pizzas In 11 States Over Possible Listeria Contamination
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. About 6,700 pizzas sold under Wal-Mart’s Marketside brand were affected by the recall, a representative of the supplier said on Thursday. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution centers in California, Nevada, Utah and Washington, the USDA said on Wednesday. The product carries the code 20547. Wal-Mart and the USDA said they were...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wal-Mart supplier recalls U.S. frozen pizzas over possible listeria
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What Does Washing Produce Actually Do?
The Question: Does rinsing fresh fruits and vegetables under water really do anything? The Answer: Rinsing fruit and vegetables under water helps rid the food items of soil, microorganisms and potential human pathogens such as E. coli, listeria and salmonella, according to Sanja Ilic, an assistant professor and food safety specialist at Ohio State University. However, it’s not a straightforward practice. “[Washing produce] is important of course, but it is not perfect,” Ilic told The Huffington Post. “It is not necessarily going to remove everything that’s present. For some fruits and veg...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whole Foods Market Expands Vulto Creamery Recall Because of Public Health Risk
In response to Vulto Creamery ’s expanded recall of raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily expanding its recall to include Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber cheeses sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria m onocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 13, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Vulto Creamery Voluntarily Expands Their Recall of All Raw Milk Cheeses Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Vulto Creamery, Walton, New York, is out of an abundance of caution expanded their recall to include all lots for four additional cheeses which include, by name the following: Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden& Walton Umber. In summary, Vulto Creamery has recalled the following eight cheese items: Heinennellie, Miranda,, Willowemoc, Ouleout , Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden& Walton Umber due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - March 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Vulto Creamery Voluntarily Expands Their Recall of All Raw Milk Cheeses Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Vulto Creamery, Walton, New York, is out of an abundance of caution expanded the recall to include all lots for four additional cheeses which include, by name the following: Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden& Walton Umber. In summary, Vulto Creamery has recalled the following eight cheese items: Heinennellie, Miranda,, Willowemoc, Ouleout , Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden& Walton Umber due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 11, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

CDC Investigating Listeria Outbreak Linked To Contaminated Cheese
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to the consumption of soft raw milk cheese made by Vulto Creamery that has led to two deaths. Six people were hospitalized in Connecticut, Florida, New York and Vermont, including two fatalities in Connecticut and Vermont, the CDC said on Thursday. Listeriosis, caused by eating food contaminated with listeria bacterium, primarily affects older adults, pregnant women, newborns and adults with weakened immune systems and can sometimes be fatal. (bit.ly/2mLAn9A) The CDC recommends that restaurants do not serv...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 deaths linked to listeria from soft cheese
A New York creamery has recalled four soft wash-rind milk cheeses, and Whole Foods is recalling those sold at nine stores in four states (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA investigating after two deaths linked to listeria in cheese
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to soft raw milk cheese made by Vulto Creamery. Two deaths and six hospitalizations have been reported since September 1 in Connecticut, Florida, New York and Vermont. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC probes multistate listeria outbreak linked to contaminated cheese
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to the consumption of soft raw milk cheese made by Vulto Creamery that has led to two deaths. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Whole Foods Market Recalls Cheeses From 9 Stores Because of Possible Health Risk
In response to Vulto Creamery ’s recall of soft wash- rind raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling the products from nine stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine and New York out of an abundance of caution. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 8, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Biery Cheese Company Expands Recall of Select Cheese Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Biery Cheese Co. is voluntarily expanding the recall of specialty cheese due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, IN notified Biery Cheese Co. that a specialty Pepper Marble Jack cheese they supplied to Biery must be recalled due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogens. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 8, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Vulto Creamery Issues Voluntary Recall of All Soft, Wash-Rind Raw Milk Cheeses Because of Possible Health Risk
Vulto Creamery, Walton, New York, is recalling all lots of Ouleout, Miranda, Heinennellie, and Willowemoc soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses out of an abundance of caution due to testing result from the US Food& Drug Administration (FDA), which found Ouleout lot # 617 positive for Listeria monocytogenes and New York Department of Agriculture and Markets finding the possible contamination of Ouleout lot #623. Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy indivi...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 7, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Meijer Expands Recall To Include Meijer Artisan Made Natural Muenster Cheese And Pre-Made Ham Sub Sandwich Due To Possible Health Risk
Meijer expanded its list of recalled items to now include its Meijer brand Artisan Made Natural Muenster Cheese and its pre-wrapped Ham Sub on Artisan White Baguette due to a potential cross contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 3, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Versa Marketing, Inc. Recalls Fusia Szechuan Stir Fry Because of Possible Health Risk
Versa Marketing Inc. of Fresno, CA is recalling 4,089 cases of Fusia Szechuan Stir fry because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 1, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Yoke's Fresh Market Issues Voluntary Cheese Recall
Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on customers'wellness and safety, Yoke's Fresh Market is proactively recalling two types of Colby cheese due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 28, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of Various Bulk and Retail Cheese Products Due to Possible Health Risk
Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of various bulk and retail cheeses manufactured by Deutsch Kase Haus due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 28, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Why is the FDA under a gag order to hide details about a massive cheese recall?
(Natural News) Sargento’s recall on a number of their cheese products for possible Listeria contamination has been making major headlines. But what you may not have heard is that an additional 130 kinds of cheese and products containing cheese are also under recall — for containing the same Listeria-contaminated cheese produced by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lakeview Cheese and Bashas ’ Family of Stores Issue Voluntary Cheese Recall
Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on customers ’ wellness and safety, Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are proactively recalling various types of Colby cheese due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. It’s important to note that no illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 24, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Study shows listeria poses serious miscarriage threat
Amy WallaceFeb. 21 (UPI) -- New research has shown the food-borne bacterium listeria may increase the risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Early miscarriage threat from Listeria may be serious
Infection with Listeria - a bacterium spread through contaminated food - may pose a greater risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy than appreciated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Bacteria in food can increase risk of miscarriage
Listeria - a bacteria found in many foods - can attack the placenta and the lining of the uterus, causing new life to be rejected by the body, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria may be serious miscarriage threat early in pregnancy
(University of Wisconsin-Madison) Listeria, a common food-borne bacterium, may pose a greater risk of miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy than appreciated, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine studying how pathogens affect fetal development and change the outcome of pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

MDS Foods Inc, of Massillon, OH is Expanding the Current Recall to include Products Identified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana from their 02/15/2017 Product Recall
Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, supplied MDS Foods with cheeses that have been found to be contaminated with the pathogenic organism Listeria Monocytogenes which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. At the time of this release, no illnesses have been reported. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 20, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach Branch Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Assorted Cheese Items for Potential Listeria Monocytogenes
Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach branch is issuing a recall on various Cheeses and cheese containing items due to the potential for it to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 17, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Biery Cheese Company Recalls Various Types Of Specialty Longhorn Colby Cheeses Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Biery Cheese Co. is voluntarily recalling specialty Longhorn Colby cheese due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 17, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Saputo Inc. Recalls Certain Gouda Cheese Products Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes
Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it supplied to Saputo ’s Green Bay, Wisconsin facility may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Veggie Noodle Co. Recalls Butternut Spirals Due to Possible Health Risk
Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Guggisberg Cheese, Inc. Recalls Various Colby Type Cheeses due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on its customers ’ wellness and safety, Guggisberg Cheese Inc. is recalling various types of Colby type cheeses and sizes due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 15, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Sargento Recalls Select Products
Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Ind. has notified Sargento Foods Inc. that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese they supplied to Sargento must be recalled due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Choice Farms LLC Recalls Very Limited Quantity of Mushrooms Stuffed with Cheese Supplied by a Third Party that may have the potential for Listeria monocytogenes Contamination
Choice Farms LLC is initiating a very limited voluntary recall of stuffed mushrooms because the mushrooms may contain a cheese component which a third party supplier advised has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stuffiness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Country Fresh Recalls Various Cooking And Snacking Products Due To Possible Health Risk
Following the Sargento Cheese Company recall where select Sargento branded cheeses were recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 2,552 cases of various cooking and snacking products (product descriptions attached), that contained Sargento branded cheeses because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy in...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

MDS Foods Inc. - Food Safety Press Release
MDS Foods Inc., of Massillon, OH is recalling multiple products some of which were found to be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes and other products which may have the potential to be contaminated with the bacteria. Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, supplied MDS Foods with Colby and Colby Jack minihorn cheeses that have been found to be contaminated with the pathogenic organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 13, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Sara Lee, Sargento Cheese Recalls: Listeria Fears
Two companies are recalling a variety of cheeses over possible listeria contamination. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Listeria Fears Spur Sara Lee and Sargento Cheese Recalls Possible listeria contamination has led to the recall of Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Listeria fears prompt Sargento cheese recall
One of the largest cheesemakers in the US is recalling several of its products over fears of a listeria contamination. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meijer Recalls Meijer Brand Colby and Colby Jack Deli Cheeses Because of Possible Health Risk
Meijer is announcing a recall of its Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese sold exclusively through its deli counters due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 11, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ruth ’s Salad Charlotte NC Expands Recall of Ruth’s Salads Pimento Spreads due to Possible Health Risk. May Contain Listeria Monocytogenes
Ruth ’s Salads Charlotte, NC is expanding the recall of Ruth’s Salads Pimento Cheese Spreads packed in Chester, SC. The products involved include: Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 7oz; Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 12 oz.; Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 24 oz.; Ruth’s Old Fashion Pimento Sprea d 16 oz.; Ruth’s Jalapeno Pimento Spread 12 oz.; Ruth’s Lite Pimento Spread 12 oz.; and Ruth’s Cream Cheese with Pineapple-Pecans 12 oz. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 9, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ruth ’s Salad Charlotte NC is Recalling Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread 7 oz Because of Possible Health Risk. May Contain Listeria Monocytogenes
Charlotte, NC Ruth ’s Salads is undertaking a recall of Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread in 7oz plastic containers. The product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 2, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Le Fedou, Fromagerie De Hyelzas Sas Recalls “Tomme Brebis Fedou Cheese” and “Soureliette Cheese” because of Possible Health Risk
Fromi USA is recalling its 7 cases of Soureliette cheese and 2 cases of Tomme Brebis Fedou because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 1, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Barberi International Inc. Recalls Frozen Ajiaco Due to Possible Health Risk
Barberi International Inc., based in Miami, Florida, is recalling its Sunmba Frozen Ajiaco (vegetable mix) product across Florida due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 1, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news