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

Cooked, diced chicken recalled by CFIA over possible Listeria contamination
Some cooked diced chicken meat that was marketed under a number of brand names is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the chicken was sold across the country by Tip Top Poultry Inc., Reuven International Ltd., Sysco and AlimPlus Inc. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Three dead, hundreds ill in Spain listeria outbreak: WHO
Three people have died and at least 222 have been infected in Spain's largest ever outbreak of listeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Serious Government failures led to the deaths of six patients from listeria-contaminated sandwiches
Professor John Ashton, former north west regional director of public health from 1993 and 2006, criticised Public Health England for failing to spot the listeria outbreak earlier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government announces remit of hospital food review
Hancock pledged to overhaul provision following the listeria deaths linked to pre-packed hospital sandwiches earlier this summer Related items fromOnMedica Every government promises to solve the social care crisis. Maybe this one means it Maternity care better in some respects – but still many problems Scotland reveals plans to cut impact of type 2 diabetes Social prescribing workers to ease GP pressure Prisoners have right to health care as good as community care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Spain posts international health alert for listeria outbreak
Spain issues international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected more than 150 people and killed one woman (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Spain issues international alert as listeria cases hit 150
Spain's health ministry issued an international alert over the country's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak on Wednesday as the number of people affected rose to 150, including one fatality. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Woman dies in Spain as listeria-in-pork outbreak sickens 114
Health authorities in Spain are on high alert after a 90-year-old woman died amid a listeria outbreak in the southern region of Andalusia that has affected more than 110 people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: Toll rises to six as Sussex patient dies
The individual who died was one of nine previously confirmed cases linked to Good Food Chain products. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: Death toll rises after infected food served at NHS hospital
A LISTERIA outbreak in NHS hospitals has seen the death toll rise, with the sixth victim dying of the deadly infection. What is listeria and why is it on the rise? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sixth person dies from listeria outbreak linked to NHS sandwiches
Public Health England says latest death was one of nine cases previously confirmedA sixth person has died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and salads linked to a listeria outbreak, Public Health England (PHE) has said.The latest death was one of the nine cases previously confirmed and PHE said there had been no new cases linked to the outbreak.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2019 Category: Science Authors: PA Media Tags: UK news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science NHS Health Society Source Type: news

Death toll in UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to six
Another person has died in a listeria outbreak caused by eating contaminated food in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to six, Public Health England said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Consumer Reports finds hazardous bacteria in pre-washed greens
Consumer Reports says it tested nearly 284 samples of fresh greens like lettuce, spinach and kale and found six of those samples tainted with listeria (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria Fears Prompt Target, Fresh Market Recalls
The products were sold at Target and Fresh Market stores, and include egg salad, tuna salad and lobster salad. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 90 types of hummus recalled nationwide after listeria was detected
Pita Pal Foods, LP, based in Houston, Texas, recalled 87 different types of hummus that were distributed in May and June after traces of bacteria were detected in the factory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: July 17, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Growers Express Expands Recall of Fresh Vegetable Products A recall of fresh vegetable products that may be contaminated with listeria has been... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Listeria risk from recalled packaged kale highlights pathogen's challenge
This is the third time in eight months that an Eat Smart product has been recalled in Canada because of Listeria, one of the most dangerous foodborne pathogens. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Eat Smart-brand kale salad recalled amid fears of Listeria
Eat Smart-brand kale salad has been recalled in six provinces because it could be contaminated with Listeria, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news