Federal agencies helping Florida investigate listeria outbreak linked to ice cream
The Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is helping the Florida Department of Health and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services investigate a listeria outbreak linked to ice cream, the FDA said Tuesday.
Fully cooked pork products recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
A division of Perdue Premium Meat Company, Inc., is recalling approximately 234,391 pounds of fully cooked ham and pepperoni products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday.
Chicken processing company makes recall
The original recall included an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat poultry products including frozen cooked, diced, or shredded chicken distributed by brands including Butterball, Perdue, and Sysco. A listeria infection may result in brain or bloodstream infection and can be treated with antibiotics. Symptoms of the infection include fever and diarrhea, muscle aches, and headache. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has released a full list of possibly affected retailers in their updated recall alert. Any chicken product that falls under the recall should be thrown away or returned to the place where it was purchased.
Trader Joe's, Green Giant vegetables recalled due to Listeria risk
Some packages of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and vegetable bowls sold under the brands Green Giant, Trader Joe's and Signature Farms have been recalled, according to the FDA. (CNN) - Some packages of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and vegetable bowls sold under the brands Green Giant, Trader Joe's and Signature Farms have been recalled, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Growers Express issued a full list of the products recalled. It includes:Green Giant Fresh Butternut Squash CubesGreen Giant Fresh Butternut Squash NoodlesGreen Giant Fresh Butternut Squash DicedGreen Giant Fresh Cauliflower Crumbles Fried Rice BlendGreen Giant Fresh Ramen Soup BowlGreen Giant Fresh Sweet Potato Cauliflower CrumblesGreen Giant Fresh Zucchini NoodlesSignature Farms Cauliflower CrumblesTrader Joe's Butternut Squash SpiralsTrader Joe's Zucchini SpiralsGrowers Express said it is sanitizing the factory and equipment involved and conducting additional safety tests. No other Growers Express products were involved in the recall.