Business, Health

Bob Evans recalls pork sausage, Publix recalls Steam In Bag products

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two important food product recalls were announced on Friday. Bob Evans Pork Sausage Recall Bob Evans Farms is recalling approximately 4,200 pounds of pork sausage product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The raw, pork sausage item was produced on December …


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Tesoros Trading Co. recalls Trader Joe’s Lightly Salted Edamame varieties due to Listeria risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Tesoros Trading Co. is recalling certain codes of frozen “Trader Joe’s Lightly Salted Edamame” 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 …


East Coast Listeria outbreak linked to Italian-style deli meats

BALTIMORE, MD—An outbreak of Listeria along the East Coast has been traced back to deli meats, officials announced on Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that ten people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from Florida, Massachusetts, and New York. All ten people were hospitalized. One death has been reported in Florida. Epidemiologic …

Wegmans, Freshouse II announce recalls of oranges, lemons, and other foods due to Listeria concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wegmans Food Markets and Freshouse II on Monday announced recalls of oranges, lemons, and various other foods due to Listeria concerns. Wegmans Food Markets Recall Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling its four-pound bag of Valencia Oranges, two-pound bag of lemons, bulk lemons, and a variety of in-store produced seafood and restaurant foods items that contain fresh lemon because …

Garland Ventures LTD recalls Five Cheese Stuffed Shells due to possible Listeria contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Garland Ventures Ltd of Garland, Texas is voluntary recalling 1095 cases of Five Cheese Stuffed Shells trays 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 …

Homestead Creamery recalls unsalted butter due to possible Listeria contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Homestead Creamery Inc. of Wirtz, VA, is recalling their unsalted butter because of the potential contamination of 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 …

Blendtopia Products recalls frozen smoothie products due to possible Listeria risk

BALTIMORE, MD—Blendtopia Products, LLC is voluntarily recalling 29,078 cases of 7 ounce frozen Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits because of potential 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. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such …

Lipari Foods issues recall expansion on additional sandwiches due to Listeria concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Lipari Foods is expanding its January 6, 2020 and January 13, 2020 recalls of Premo and Fresh Grab sandwiches to include all sandwiches with a Best By date of 2/6/20 and prior, due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, …