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 23, 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 23, 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

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

Pre-packaged veggies from Trader Joe's and Green Giant recalled over listeria fears 
Manufacturer Growers Express recalled the products, including butternut squash, cauliflower, select vegetable bowls and zucchini after listeria was found in one sample. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recall: Fresh Vegetables for Listeria Risk
The fresh vegetable products originated from a Growers Express production facility in Biddeford, ME, and were distributed across the United States. Most were sold in stores in Connecticut, Maine, and Pennsylvania (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Giant, Trader Joe's vegetables recalled over listeria
The packaged fresh vegetables may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can be fatal (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glow reveals dangerous bacteria
(Wiley) Salmonella and listeria are among the most widely distributed and deadliest causes of foodborne infections. Their rapid and reliable detection on food and industrial food processing equipment is very important. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, scientists have introduced a new, ultrasensitive, chemiluminescence-based method for the direct detection of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Because of the simplicity and sensitivity, this test is significantly faster than conventional methods and can be carried out in the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 2, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Drug labels for the Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF & alpha;) blockers now include warnings about infection with Legionella and Listeria bacteria
[9-07-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing healthcare professionals that the Boxed Warning for the entire class of Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF α) blockers has been updated to include the risk of infection from two bacterial pathogens, Legionella and Listeria. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 28, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Crosstalk between cells allows Listeria bacteria to hijack immune system
Yale investigators have described how the Listeria pathogen manipulates the immune system to promote its own survival. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

MORE food recalls: Norovirus-infected frozen berries and listeria-infected red peppers
According to the CDC, food can be contaminated with norovirus if it is touched by someone with poop or vomit on their hands. Listeria is a type of bacteria that can get in food. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trendy frozen avocado chunks recalled over listeria fears
Nature's Touch has issued a voluntary recall of its 'Signature Select Avocado Chunks,' frozen pre-cut fruit, after a sample tested by the FDA was positive for the diarrhea-causing bacteria, listeria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: Derbyshire man named as victim
Ian Hitchcock died after eating a contaminated sandwich at the Royal Hospital Derby, it is claimed. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: Which NHS Trusts are affected by Listeria outbreak? Is Listeria deadly?
SEVEN NHS Trusts have reported diagnoses of listeria linked to pre-packed sandwiches and salads, but how dangerous is the disease and what are the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen Avocado Recalled On Listeria Fears
Nature's Touch Frozen Foods said the recall is "based on strict precautionary measures after the company was informed by the [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] that a routine sampling program found a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in one sample bag of the Product." (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen spinach recalled for possible listeria contamination
Sprouts Farmers Market has recalled some frozen spinach because of possible contamination with listeria, the company announced. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen Avocado Recalled Due to Potential Listeria Threat
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 -- Although no illnesses have yet been reported, the makers of Signature Select Avocado Chunks are issuing a product recall due to possible contamination with the listeria germ. In a statement issued Tuesday, Nature's Touch... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Frozen spinach recalled in 19 states after testing positive for listeria 
A random sampling of the product, made by Sprouts Farmers Market, tested positive for listeria, a type of bacteria that can cause vomiting, diarrhea and infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria warning: What is Listeria? What are the symptoms and how do you catch it?
PATIENTS in some UK hospitals have died after contracting lethal cases of listeriosis, a sometimes dangerous bacteria which grows on food. What is listeria, what are the symptoms, and how do you catch it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sprouts Recalls Frozen Spinach for Listeria Fears
The recall involves Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach, in both conventional and organic 16-ounce bags, made by National Frozen Foods of Oregon. Sprouts announced the recall Friday in a company news release. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health warning: Listeria infection is on the rise - what are the symptoms?
LISTERIA is a food-borne infection that has been issued with a health warning, with new cases in Spain and the UK. This comes after an increase in hospitalisations for the disease in Spain and now eight NHS hospitals have reported the outbreak too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sprouts Supermarkets Recalls Frozen Spinach Due to Listeria Fears
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Although illnesses have not yet been reported, the Sprouts Farmers Market chain says it is recalling frozen spinach sold nationwide, due to potential contamination with the listeria germ. The recall involves Frozen Cut... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Identity of hospitals with listeria cases revealed
Company implicated supplied products to 43 NHS trusts and one independent provider Related items fromOnMedica Public health bodies move to curb latest listeria outbreak Northern Ireland GP patients encourage self-care Measles cases triple in Europe but immunisation rates grow BMA warns Brexit could hamper antimicrobial action plan Hospitals face tough new sepsis rules (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: What causes Listeria in food and what are symptoms of Listeria?
LISTERIA has caused growing public health concerns in the UK, as a second outbreak of the sometimes deadly disease has emerged. What causes listeria in food, and what are the symptoms of listeria? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals named
Eight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads eaten by patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health and social care secretary orders review of hospital food safety
Decision follows confirmation that five people have now died in current listeria outbreak Related items fromOnMedica Climate change poses major threat to health Regulator seizes thousands of fake STI test kits Don ’t encourage vaginal seeding, healthcare professionals advised US use of broad-spectrum antibiotics shows worrying increase NHS 111 failed baby who died of sepsis, concludes report (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food
The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak: Health secretary orders NHS food review
It comes as two more patients die in an outbreak linked to hospital sandwiches and salads. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two more hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak
Public Health England says there are now nine confirmed cases of listeria linked to the outbreak. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Death toll from UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to five
The number of people to die from a listeria outbreak in British hospitals has risen to five from three, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news