Eggo waffles recalled amid listeria fears
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Source: CNN.com - Health - September 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eggo waffles recalled amid listeria fears
About 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles are being voluntarily recalled in 25 states because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria, Kellogg Co. announced Monday on its website. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - September 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What do you know about the Listeria recall?
Check your freezer. The Kellogg  Company has issued a voluntary recall for approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because of listeria concerns. _______________________________________________________________ HOW TO IDENTIFY THE RECALLED PRODUCT Recalled product was distributed to customers and retail ers in 25 states (CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, ND, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 20, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalling smoked salmon over listeria concerns
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon and Sensations Wild Pacific Smoked Salmon over listeria concerns. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

SM Fish Corp Recalls Select Ossie & rsquo;s Ready to Eat Salads Because of Possible Health Risk
SM Fish Corp. of Far Rockaway, NY, is voluntarily recalling OSSIE'S brand ready-to-eat salads 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. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 15, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Pregnant woman contracts Listeria infection from contaminated cantaloupe, gives birth to premature baby
(NaturalNews) Never in her wildest dreams did Michelle Wakley-Paciorek think she could be harming her unborn baby by eating healthy fruits and vegetables during her pregnancy. But little did she know that unsafe food practices at an operation in Colorado would nearly rob her of her... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of vegetables across multiple states recalled for deadly Listeria outbreak
(NaturalNews) Recently, Country Fresh recalled nearly 30,000 cases of various precut vegetables after one of its products being sold in a Georgia-based grocery store tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.The recall affected several of its vegetable products –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria Infections in Neonates
Although Listeria is a relatively uncommon cause of neonatal sepsis and meningitis, it is important to include it as part of an initial differential diagnosis. An early presumptive diagnosis of Listeria infection may be possible with close attention to preliminary reports of Gram-positive rods. The appropriate choice of antimicrobial agents for treating Listeria infection in neonates should be guided by Listeria’s resistance patterns, the organism’s notable intracellular life cycle, and an awareness of likely anatomic sites of maternal and neonatal infections. Even a single occurrence of Listeria infection in a...
Source: NeoReviews recent issues - September 1, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: McKinney, J. S. Tags: Pediatric Drug Labeling Update Articles Source Type: news

How did Listeria get into recalled veggies?
Once this bacteria gets into a food processing facility, it can live for years (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria Risk Prompts 9-State Vegetable Recall
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Source: WebMD Health - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Country Fresh Recalls Product Because Of Possible Health Risk
Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products (product descriptions attached), 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 - August 26, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Gets FDA Warning After Plant Inspections
The Food and Drug Administration said it found a dangerous form of listeria in the company ’s Columbus, Ohio, manufacturing plant that supplies the base for Jeni’s ice creams and frozen yogurts. (Source: WSJ.com: Health)
Source: WSJ.com: Health - August 24, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PAID Source Type: news

Cambridge Farms, LLC Recalls Three Brands Of Frozen Cut Corn Because Of Possible Health Risk
Cambridge Farms, LLC of Lancaster, PA is recalling the below products 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 - August 19, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

JML Ingredients Recalls IQF Cut Green Beans Because Of Possible Health Risk
JML Ingredients, Inc. of East Petersburg, PA is recalling IQF Cut Green Beans, 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. 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 - August 5, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

In the Raw: To Cook or Not to Cook?
Imagine never again savoring the smell of baking cakes or charbroiled steak. Could you? Why would you? Yet some people worldwide are turning away not only from meat and processed food, but also from cooking. Welcome to the raw food diet. As the Standard American Diet becomes more fat-laden, sugar-sated, and processed, the prevalence of metabolic disorders, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are soaring. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity now affects nearly 35 percent of the population of the United States, over 29 million people have been diagnosed with t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Aug.1, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Blue Bell Creameries Fined $850,000 Over Listeria Outbreak Blue Bell Creameries has been fined $850,000 in connection with a 2015 listeria... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 1, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Updated: Additional Package Codes Of Watts Brothers Farms Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn, and Organic Peas Recalled Because of Possible Health Risk
ConAgra Foods of Chicago, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling additional package codes of Watts Brothers Farms Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn (Yellow/Gold), and Organic Peas due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 29, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

SM Fish Corp Recalls Select Ossie's Ready To Eat Herring Salads Because of Possible Health Risk
SM Fish Corp. of Far Rockaway, NY, is voluntarily recalling OSSIE ’S brand ready-to-eat Herring Salads 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 - July 29, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Let's Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service, Expands Voluntary Recall
Let ’s Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service (IFS)of Gardena, CA, is expanding the scope of their June 19, 2016, voluntarily recall of certain ready-to-eat sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - July 26, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hot dogs, corn dogs recalled over possible listeria
More than 372,000 pounds of popular summer cookout foods are being recalled (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bar-S Foods recalls hot dogs, corn dogs due to possible Listeria
Bar-S Foods Company is recalling more than 350,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs made with chicken and pork that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday. No illnesses have been reported. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oklahoma company recalls more than 370,000 pounds of hot dog products
An Oklahoma company is recalling approximately 372,648 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products because of possible listeria contamination. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - July 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agave Dream Recalls Cappuccino Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk
Agave Dream of Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA is recalling 389 cases Cappuccino Ice Cream 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 - July 20, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Bar-S Hot Dog Recall Affects All 50 States
Bar-S Foods is recalling more than 370,000 pounds of its hot dogs and corn dogs because they may contain listeria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Tuesday. Listeria can cause an infection with symptoms including fever, muscle aches and convulsions in anyone, though it’s primarily a risk for elderly people, babies and those who are pregnant or have weak immune systems.   The recalled hot dogs and corn dogs have not been proven to contain listeria, but Bar-S is recalling them as a precautionary measure, the Food Safety and Inspection Service...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS hospital sandwiches could be contaminated with a lethal bug 'Listeria '
Pre-packed sandwiches are a popular menu option in hospitals due to their cheapness but they could be risking patients' (pictured) lives, according to a new report by food safety experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advaxis Appoints Ranya Dajani as Vice President, Corporate Development
PRINCETON, N.J., July 12, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Advaxis, Inc. (ADXS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, today announced Ranya Dajani joined Advaxis as Vice President, Corporate Development... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, PersonnelAdvaxis, Lm Technology, Listeria monocytogenes, immunotherapeutic (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 12, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hearn Kirkwood Recalls "Evie's Cheddar Potato Salad" Because of Possible Health Risk
Hearn Kirkwood is initiating a voluntary recall of "Evie's Cheddar Potato Salad" 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 - July 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hearn Kirkwood Recalls " Evie's Cheddar Potato Salad " Because of Possible Health Risk
Hearn Kirkwood is initiating a voluntary recall of " Evie's Cheddar Potato Salad " 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 - July 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Listeria monocytogenes Infection
Listeria (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 7, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Sunflower kernel recall impacts Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars & Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars
General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars. The recall is being issued as part of sunflower kernel supplier SunOpta’s ongoing national recall for the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this supplier issue. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 25, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Figi's Issues Recall Alert Due To Possible Health Risk
Figi's Companies, Inc of Marshfield, WI is recalling the following 2 products that are related to the SunOpta sunflower kernel recall, 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 - June 24, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. Is Voluntarily Recalling Four Lots Of Frozen Rad Cat Raw Diet® Due To Possibly Salmonella And Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. (Portland, OR) has announced a voluntary recall of four lots of frozen Rad Cat Raw Diet products, sold in 8oz., 16oz., and 24oz. tubs, and free 1oz sample cups, due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 24, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Atlantic Spice Recalls Sunflower Seeds Roasted Salted, Tropical Mix and Cranberry Health Mix Because of Possible Health Risk
Atlantic Spice Company Inc. of North Truro, MA, is recalling it’s 16 ounce packages of Sunflower Seeds Roasted Salted, Tropical Mix and Cranberry Health Mix snacks 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 - June 23, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Pinnacle Foods Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas and C&W Petite Peas Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas and C&W Petite Peas because they may contain 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 - June 21, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dutch Treat Foods Recalls Sweet Pea Pasta Salad Because of Potential Health Risk
Dutch Treat Foods, Inc., of Zeeland, MI, is voluntarily recalling 3087 pounds of Sweet Pea Pasta Salad due to one ingredient in the product being recalled by one of its suppliers. The product is being recalled due to the potential of being 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 - June 21, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Another frozen veggies recall due to Listeria
The National Frozen Food Corp. issued a voluntary recall of frozen peas and mixed vegetables due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, commonly referred to as Listeria. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another frozen veggies recall due to Listeria concerns
The National Frozen Food Corp. issued a voluntary recall of frozen peas and mixed vegetables due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, commonly referred to as Listeria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eillien's Candies Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Various Sizes and Brands of Snack Products Containing Roasted-Salted Sunflower Kernels and Roasted-Unsalted Sunflower Kernels Due to Possible Health Risk
Eillien's Candies Inc. , GREEN BAY, WI, is voluntarily recalling various snack products containing Roasted-Salted Sunflower Kernels and Roasted-Unsalted Sunflower Kernels 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 wom...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 21, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Let's Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service, Voluntarily Recalls Certain Ready-To-Eat Sandwiches Because Of Possible Health Risk
Let’s Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service (IFS), is voluntarily recalling certain ready-to-eat sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 20, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

National Frozen Foods Corporation Recalls Frozen Green Peas and Frozen Mixed Vegetables Because of Possible Health Risk
National Frozen Foods Corporation of Seattle, WA, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables 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. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Updated: National Frozen Foods Corporation Recalls Frozen Green Peas and Frozen Mixed Vegetables Because of Possible Health Risk
National Frozen Foods Corporation of Seattle, WA, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables 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. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Green Cuisine Recalls Pesto Pasta Salad with Arugula Sold in Select Whole Foods Market Stores Due to Potential Health Risk
Green Cuisine is initiating a voluntary recall of "Pesto Pasta Salad with Arugula" 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. 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 - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Earnest Eats Recalls Earnest Eats Dark Chocolate Almond Chewy Granola Bars Because of Possible Health Risk
Earnest Eats of Solana Beach, CA, is voluntarily recalling Earnest Eats Dark Chocolate Almond Bars 6.2 oz. cartons only with the specific lot codes indicated below because they contain sunflower seeds that 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 stillbirt...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kashi Company Expands Date Codes of Two Products Related to Previously Announced Recall of Snack Bars and Bear Naked Granola
Kashi Company of Solana Beach, Calif., is amending the date codes for Kashi GOLEAN Honey Pecan Baklava Bars and Bear Naked Soft Baked Granola, Cinnamon + Sunflower Butter related to its previously announced recall of snack bars and granola that contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by its supplier, SunOpta, that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Zupan's Markets Initiates Voluntary Recall of Macaroni Salad With Cheddar Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk
Zupan's Markets is initiating a voluntary recall of its Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese 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. 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 - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Essential Foods Recalls Four Flavors of Globespun Gourmet Wraps Because of Possible Health Risk
Essential Foods Inc. of Seattle, Washington is voluntarily recalling four flavors of Globespun Gourmet 8oz wraps because an ingredient (peas) 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 - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kroger Supplier Expands Sunflower Products Recall
The Kroger Co. of Cinncinati, OH, today announced it has expanded a recall of several products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes following supplier SunOpta's expansion of its voluntary recall this week. Earlier this month, SunOpta indicated its sunflower kernels may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which could result in severe illness to those individuals who may consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

HelloFresh Recalls Frozen Peas Because of Possible Health Risk
HelloFresh of New York, N.Y. is recalling frozen peas due to notification from a supplier that the peas have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The peas were included in HelloFresh recipe kits delivered the week of June 11-15, 2016 and the weeks of March 12-25, 2016. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Whole Foods Nailed For Unsanitary Conditions In Food Prep Plant
East coasters who rely on Whole Foods' ready-to-eat meals to live are going to want to rethink their strategy for a while. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently nailed Whole Foods for filthy, injurious conditions at a plant in Massachusetts that prepares ready-to-eat foods for the high-end supermarket chain. The meals are distributed throughout 74 stores in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and Northern New Jersey. The sickening details in the FDA’s letter, dated June 8, explain that plant workers were preparing foods in areas where condensation dripped from ceilings, d...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honey Bunchie, LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Gourmet Honey Bars That Contain SunOpta Sunflower Kernels due to Possible Health Risk
Longmont, CO.-- Honey Bunchie, LLC is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of Honey Bunchies Gourmet Honey Bars that contain SunOpta sunflower kernels that have the potential of 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 - June 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news