Category: Food Poisoning

ground beef

2nd Beef Recall Issued Over E. Coli Outbreak; Woman Alleges Kidney Failure from Contaminated Meat

A Franklin Park, Illinois-based firm on Wednesday announced that it is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef products as health officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) try to contain an illusive strain of...

Pre-Cut Melons

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Fruit Sickens 117: CDC Warning

April 25, 2019 - The FDA and CDC are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to pre-cut melon produced by an Indiana firm that has sickened at least 117 people across 10 states.

Chips Ahoy Recall Class Action Lawsuit

April 17, 2019 - Mondelēz Global LLC is recalling certain packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after finding that solidified cornstarch in the product caused some consumers to gag or choke while eating, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

7 State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Tuna

April 16, 2019 - At least 13 people in 7 states have fallen seriously ill with salmonella infections (salmonellosis) after eating ground tuna products from Jensen Tuna Inc., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Great American Marketing Recalls Meats, Wraps, Salad Over Listeria Concerns

A Houston, Texas-based firm is recalling more than 3,000 pounds of meat, wraps, and salads over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness. Signs and symptoms of a listeria infection (listeriosis) include muscle aches, fever,...

Henry Avocado Recall

San Diego Firm Recalls Avocados from 7 States Over Listeria Fears

March 25, 2019 - Henry Avocado Corporation, an Escondido, CA.-based firm, is recalling avocados distributed in bulk to a half dozen states over concerns they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

Butterball Everyday Fresh Ground Turkey

Butterball Ground Turkey Class Action Lawsuit

The USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced the recall of more than 78,000 pounds of Butterball ground turkey products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour

Pillsbury Flour Recall Class Action Lawsuit

March 12, 2019 - More than 12,000 cases of Pillsbury Unbleached All-Purpose Flour are being recalled across the U.S. by Hometown Food Company after tests revealed some samples positive for contamination with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe cases of...


FDA Submits Plan for Safety of Imported Foods

February 28, 2019 - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled a new 4-pronged approach to handling the massive task of importing foodstuffs from other countries. Its goal is not merely to ensure the safety and quality of...

Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad Sold in Florida Recalled for Listeria

Consumer Alert: A Florida establishment is recalling more than 200 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products that were shipped to retailers statewide over concerns they may be contaminated with listeria, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness in children, the...