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November 20, 2020

Surprising Source as Leading Cause of Food Recalls

When discussing food recalls, what comes to mind most often is a foreign object found or an outbreak due to a pathogen such as a bacteria. However, for many years, undeclared allergens have been the leading cause of US food recalls.

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November 12, 2020

E. coli Outbreak Once Again Linked to Romain Lettuce

The romain lettuce E. coli outbreaks of the last two years are a not so distant memory. Additional multi-state outbreaks have been identified in October and the newest surfacing in Michigan. Multiple patients across six states have been admitted to hospitals. 

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October 1, 2020

Salmonella Linked to Dried Fungus

A California based company has recalled all dried fungus distributed across the country and Canada. There have been 41 reported cases in 10 states including 4 hospitalizations. Ramen eaten at restaurants has been identified in four illness clusters.  

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September 23, 2020

Premade Deli Salad Recalled in Nine States

Almost 7,000 pounds of chicken salad has been recalled due to mislabeling and undeclared allergens. Walmart has affected product in seven out of the nine states included in the recall. 

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September 8, 2020

Recall Roundup

Take a look at the eight most recent major food recalls you need to know about. 

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August 24, 2020

Peaches Likely Source of Latest Salmonella Outbreak

Nine states have reported illness from what the CDC has determined with peaches as the main source. Bagged peaches packaged by the Wawona Packing Company LCC are the primary source however investigation into additional types of packaging is ongoing. Currently 68 people have been infected with a strain of Salmonella with 14 hospitalizations.

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August 18, 2020

Salmonella Onion Outbreak Creates Secondary Recalls

This summer’s onion recall that caused a Salmonella outbreak is causing additional items to be pulled from shelves due to manufacturers using potentially tainted onions in popular dips and salsas. National chains such as Kroger and Fred Meyer are now recalling dozens of cheese dips sold between May 15 through August 6. 

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August 11, 2020

Citrus Recalled at Wegmans in Six States

Oranges, bulk lemons, and a variety of items that utilize fresh lemons in store are on the recall list due to potential Listeria contamination. Stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland and New York are among those affected by the recall.

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August 3, 2020

Over 500 People Sick From Mysterious Salmonella Outbreak

An outbreak spread across the U.S. and Canada has been traced back to onions from a California company. Infected people have been identified from 34 states and multiple provinces of Canada. 

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August 3, 2020

Ground Beef Imported from Canada labeled “High” Health Risk

Over 38,000 pounds of ground beef distributed in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina imported from Canada has been recalled. Lack of import re-inspection has been identified for reason of recall.

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