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  • Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:14:02 +0000: Listeria outbreak in U.S. could be related to Canadian illnesses - Food Safety News
    Outbreak investigators are looking for the source of Listeria monocytogenes that has sickened two dozen people across 13 states, killing two. The outbreak could be related to illnesses in Canada that have been linked to diced chicken.  Whole genome sequencing, sometimes called DNA fingerprinting, shows the sick people in the United States are infected with... Continue Reading
  • Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:04:17 +0000: Former public health official says numerous government failures were behind hospitals’ Listeria outbreak - Food Safety News
    The deaths of six people from Listeria infections linked to hospital food earlier this year resulted from serious failures in England’s public health system, according to a report published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. Professor John Ashton says in the report that there was a confused picture of what was happening when... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:15:34 +0000: More grained salmon caviar recalled in U.S. for Clostridium botulinum risk - Food Safety News
    More Grained Salmon Caviar in 95-gram cans and made from sockeye salmon is being recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. The Aug. 16 recall by AWERS Inc. of Bellevue, WA, said the Grained Salmon Caviar 95g was distributed in California, New... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:09:42 +0000: Researchers link outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella to beef, cheese - Food Safety News
    Serious problems with Salmonella Newport strains that have decreased susceptibility to azithromycin have been documented by scientists in a review of an outbreak involving beef from the United States and some raw milk cheeses made in Mexico.  Seventeen researchers authored the report that is posted in a CDC publication. It details a deadly 32-state outbreak... Continue Reading
  • Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:33:53 +0000: Whole Foods Market recalls cookies; consumer reports allergic reaction - Food Safety News
    A consumer has reported an allergic reaction to “apple” cookies sold in certain Southern Pacific Whole Foods Market stores. The chain has recalled the product in four states. Whole Foods is recalling the frosted “Decorated Red Apple Cookies” because they may contain undeclared eggs, according to the company’s notice on the Food and Drug Administration website. Federal law... Continue Reading

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