General Mills Recalls Flour Over Possible Link To E.coli Outbreak
May 31 (Reuters) - General Mills Inc on Tuesday issued a voluntary recall of about 10 million pounds of flour, saying it was working with health officials to investigate an outbreak of E. coli that had sickened 38 people in 20 U.S. states. The bacteria strain behind the outbreak has not been found in any of General Mills' Gold Medal, Wondra and Signature Kitchens flour or their manufacturing plant, the company said. Consumers have not contacted it directly to report any illnesses, the Minneapolis-based company added. "Out of an abundance of caution, a voluntary recall is being made," General Mills said. U.S. and ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quaker Oats issues recall over Listeria concerns, just months after dealing with glyphosate poisoning allegations
(NaturalNews) Popular brand Quaker Oats announced earlier this month that there would be a voluntary U.S. recall of a small quantity of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars, due to the possible risk of Listeria contamination. The Quaker Oats Company, which is a unit of PepsiCo, said that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When eating your veggies isn't good for you
The Listeria-related frozen vegetables recall shows that it's not just meat processing that should concern consumers. Veggie burgers and dogs do generally worse than their meat equivalents for pathogens, undeclared allergens and ingredients, missing ingredients, and hygienic issues. And the veggie ones may secretly contain meat. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall On Certain Backroad Country Brand Sunflower Kernel Products
Millersburg, OH - Troyer Cheese Inc, under advice from its packaging facility concerning, CRANBERRY NUT DELIGHT MIX PREPACK, HONEY ISLAND CRUNCH MIX PREPACKAGED, PRETZELS PEANUT BUTTER PREPACKAGED, and WALNUT HALVES/PIECES PREPACKAGED, is recalling a limited number of products 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, abdomin...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 26, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak strikes frozen foods: 47 MILLION pounds recalled; be careful what you consume
(NaturalNews) A slew of both organic and conventional frozen foods have been recalled, including 358 consumer products sold under 42 separate brands, due to fears of potential listeria contamination.In addition, the recall of 47 million pounds of meat and poultry sold at several... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

C. J. Dannemiller Co. Annouces Recall of "Sunflower Kernels, Roasted and Salted" and "Sunflower Kernels, Roasted No Salt" Because of Possible Listeria monocytogenes
C. J. Dannemiller Co. is recalling SunOpta 50# bags and 30# cases of roasted sunflower kernels roasted and salted, and sunflower kernels roasted no salt because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 24, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

E S Foods Recalls Meal Breaks Containing Sunflower Seeds Because of Possible Health Risk
E S Foods of Woodbury, NY is recalling 3700 cases of Meal Breaks items containing individually packed Sunrich Natural Sunflower Kernels (Roasted & Salted), Net Wt 1 oz., because the sunflower seeds have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 24, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hickory Harvest Expands Recall of Certain Sunflower Kernel Products Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes
Hickory Harvest Foods, under advice from its sunflower kernel supplier, SunOpta, is expanding their recall of a limited number of products 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. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 24, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

First Source Recalls "Various Products Containing Sunflower Kernels Received From Our Supplier Sunopta" Because of Possible Health Risk
FIRST SOURCE of Tonawanda, NY, is recalling the following items because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes: (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 23, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Listeria concerns prompt sunflower-seed product recalls
Products containing sunflower seeds from a Minnesota-based company are under a voluntary recall in at least 24 states. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Six Trail Mix Products Due to Possible Health Risk
Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling six trail mix products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products include Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Dark Chocolate Cranberry Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Mountain Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Mountain Trail Mix To Go, Hy-Vee Berry Trail Mix and Hy-Vee Santa Fe Trail Mix. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 22, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Listeria concerns prompt recalls
Products containing sunflower seeds from a Minnesota-based company are under a voluntary recall in at least 24 states. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - May 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huge Recall of Frozen Fruits and Vegetables After Listeria Outbreak
A processing plant in Pasco, Wash., has voluntarily recalled more than 350 frozen foods that were sold in all 50 states and Canada. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - May 22, 2016 Category: American Health Authors: CHRISTOPHER MELE Tags: Vegetables Frozen Foods Recalls and Bans of Products Listeria Monocytogenes Food Contamination and Poisoning Source Type: news

Papa John's Salad and Produce Recalls Oriental Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes Contamination
Phoenix Arizona, Papa John's Salad and Produce, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Oriental Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration because the recalled products contain sunflower kernels that are part of the recent SunOpta sunflower kernel recall expansion. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 22, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dakota Style Foods, Inc. Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk
Dakota Style Foods, Inc. of Clark, South Dakota is recalling 6,930 cases of sunflower kernels 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 - May 21, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dakota Style Foods, Inc. Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk
Dakota Style Foods, Inc. of Clark, South Dakota is recalling 6,930 cases of sunflower kernels 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 - May 21, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

What you need to know about Listeria after the most recent recalls
Listeria can contaminate a wide variety of foods. Here's why it can be a health hazard and how to protect yourself. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

What you need to know about Listeria after massive recent recalls
Listeria can contaminate a wide variety of foods. Here's why it can be a health hazard and how to protect yourself. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Listeria recall: frozen foods list for Canada
Here is a list of some of the frozen produce recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

CDC: Dig through your freezer for potentially contaminated food
Listeria contamination has prompted a flurry of frozen food recalls over the past month. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TreeHouse Foods Expands Voluntary Product Recall Due to Possible Health Risk
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) today expanded its voluntary recall of products containing sunflower kernels which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L.mono). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 20, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Unusual concern in massive listeria-based frozen foods recall
Fears center around millions of packages of fruits and veggies shipped to all 50 states, Canada and Mexico and sold by many major chains (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massive Listeria recall affects 400 frozen food products across Canada dating back to 2014
Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Massive Listeria recall affects products in Canada dating back to 2014
Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the Listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it will be difficult to get consumers to dig through their freezers and check for products they may have bought as far back as 2014. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Due to Possible Health Risk
The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L.mono). There have been no reported illnesses to date. However, Quaker is initiating the voluntary recall in an abundance of caution to protect public health. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Various Dr. Praeger's and Ungar's Products Related to CRF Frozen Vegetable Recall for Possible Health Risk
Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling various not-ready-to-eat frozen food items due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration because the recalled products contain vegetables that are part of the recent CRF Frozen Foods recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Quaker recalls quinoa bars due to Listeria worry
(Reuters) - The Quaker Oats Company, a unit of PepsiCo Inc, on Monday announced a voluntary U.S. recall of a small quantity of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars due to the possible risk of Listeria contamination. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Quaker recalls quinoa bars after possible Listeria contamination
(Reuters) - The Quaker Oats Company, a unit of PepsiCo, Inc., announced on Monday a voluntary recall of a small quantity of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars distributed in the U.S. due to the possible risk of Listeria contamination. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Listeria recalls of frozen veggies and sunflower seeds are ongoing
Listeria contamination has prompted a flurry of separate food recalls sin the last three weeks. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Report Cites Flaws at Frozen Food Plant Linked to Listeria Outbreak
FDA inspectors found equipment flaws at a CRF Frozen Foods plant in Pasco, Wash., linked to a nationwide listeria outbreak. (Source: WSJ.com: Health)
Source: WSJ.com: Health - May 14, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PAID Source Type: news

HMSHost Recalls Multiple Brands of Cape Cod Cranberry Trail Mix Because of Possible Health Risk
HMSHost of Bethesda, Maryland is recalling multiple brands of trail mix, 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 - May 14, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Listeria prompts huge recalls of veggies, sunflower seeds
Listeria contamination has prompted a flurry of food recalls in the past three weeks. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - May 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Hy-Vee Vegetable Fried Rice and Frozen Hy-Vee Chicken Fried Rice Due to Possible Health Risk
Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its frozen Hy-Vee Vegetable Fried Rice and frozen Hy-Vee Chicken Fried Rice products across its eight-state region 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 - May 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Voluntary Recall on Piggly Wiggly Brand Yellow Cut Corn
As part of the CRF Frozen Foods recall, McCall Farms Incorporated is notifying consumers that it is recalling Piggly Wiggly brand frozen Yellow Cut Corn due to the potential risk that it may contain Listeria monocytogenes. McCall Farms was notified by its supplier, CRF Frozen Foods, of this potential contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Publix Recalls Cranberry Nut And Seed Mix Due To Possible Health Risk
Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for cranberry nut and seed mix because it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Publix received notification of the potential contamination from the walnut supplier, Woodstock Farms, after routine testing was completed. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 12, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Vending Nut Co. recalls Sunflower Kernel Products Because Of Possible Health Risks
Vending Nut Company is voluntarily recalling a limited number of sunflower kernel products 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 stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 11, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Publix issues recall for cranberry nut mix due to listeria concerns
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Publix issues recall for cranberry nut mix due to listeria concerns
The grocery store chain Publix is issuing a recall for its prepackaged cranberry nut and seed mix. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - May 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United Natural Trading LLC Announces Voluntary Recall of Walnuts
United Natural Trading LLC, d/b/a Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, Edison, NJ, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of lots of conventional walnuts and walnut-containing products (see attachment for products and lot numbers) that were purchased from Gibson Farms and sold under the Nature’s Promise, Woodstock, Market Basket, and Woodfield Farms brands due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 11, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kroger Recalls Simple Truth Organic Frozen Mix Vegetables after Supplier Listeria Concern
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Simple Truth Organic Mixed Vegetables because a supplier indicated the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which could result in severe illness to those individuals who may consume this product. No customer illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Food Recall of Sweet & Salty Trail Mix - Because of Possible Health Risk, Due to Potential Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes
Rucker's Makin' Batch Candies, Inc. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling specific code dates of Dollywood Sweet & Salty Trail Mix cello bag, due to the potential presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenesis 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 - May 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

NORPAC Foods, Inc. Recalls Natural Directions Organic Mixed Vegetables, And Natural Directions Organic Green Peas, Due To Possible Health Risk
NORPAC Foods, Inc. of Salem, Oregon is voluntarily recalling two (2) frozen private label vegetable items, Natural Directions Organic Mixed Vegetables and Natural Directions Organic Green Peas, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Food Recall Of Sweet And Salty Trail Mix –Because Of Possible Health Risk, Due To Potential Presence Of Listeria Monocytogenes
Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling the specific code dates listed below of Uncle Bucks Sweet & Salty Trail Mix peg bag, due to the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kroger issues a new listeria-linked recall
Kroger Co. is recalling another product after a supplier alerted the company of possible listeria concerns. The Cincinnati-based grocery giant (NYSE: KR) is recalling its Broccoli Raisin Salad because a supplier said sunflower kernels included in the package may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which could cause severe illness to individuals who consume it. No customer illnesses linked to the product have been reported to date. Kroger has removed the item from its shelves and alerted… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 9, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Erin Caproni Source Type: news

Kroger Recalls Broccoli Raisin Salad After Supplier Listeria Concern
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Kroger Broccoli Raisin Salad because a supplier indicated sunflower kernels included in the package may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which could result in severe illness to those individuals who may consume this product. No customer illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ajinomoto Windsor Recall of Products Related to CRF Frozen Vegetable Recall
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is voluntarily recalling various Not-Ready-To Eat frozen food items due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and the US Food and Drug Administration because the recalled products contain vegetables that are part of the recent CRF Frozen Foods recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kroger issues a new listeria-linked recall
Kroger Co. is recalling another product after a supplier alerted the company of possible listeria concerns. The Cincinnati-based grocery giant (NYSE: KR) is recalling its Broccoli Raisin Salad because a supplier said sunflower kernels included in the package may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which could cause severe illness to individuals who consume it. No customer illnesses linked to the product have been reported to date. Kroger has removed the item from its shelves and alerted… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 9, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Erin Caproni Source Type: news

Harris Teeter Voluntarily Recalls Harris Teeter Frozen Organic Corn and Harris Teeter Frozen Mixed Vegetables
Out of an abundance of caution, Harris Teeter is voluntarily recalling Harris Teeter Frozen Organic Corn and Harris Teeter Frozen Mixed Vegetables due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Stahlbush Island Farms, Inc. Recalls IQF Green Beans Because Of Possible Health Risk
Stahlbush Island Farms, Inc. (SIFI) of Corvallis, Ore., is voluntarily recalling 10 oz. Stahlbush IQF Green Bean retail packages 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 - May 7, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Organic Peas And Mixed Vegetables Because Of Possible Health Risk
As part of the ongoing recall of CRF Frozen Foods vegetables, Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Washington is voluntarily recalling items containing organic peas it received from CRF Frozen Foods. These products include Central Market Organic Peas and Mixed Vegetables, HEB Organic Mixed Vegetables, Sweetfrost Mixed Vegetables, and Woodstock Organic Mixed Vegetables due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 7, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news