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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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July 27, 2020

Outbreak from Bagged Salad Increases

Fresh Express salads distributed across the country now have confirmed over 600 infections and 37 hospitalizations due to cyclospora. Bagged salads have been sold at Aldi, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco and Walmart among others under a number of supermarket brand names. 

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June 30, 2020

Popular Retailers Nationwide Manage Expansion of Salad Recall

Another recall of leafy greens has been issued, this time as a result of a multistate outbreak of infections caused by the parasite cyclospora. Over 30 products linked to this recall span 31 states and have already resulted in over 200 people in the Midwest.

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June 29, 2020

Possible Rubber Contamination Found in Chicken Nuggets

About 60,000 pounds of Pilgrims Pride chicken nuggets have been recalled due to the presence of a rubber material. The affected batch are 4 pound bags of chicken nuggets with “best by” dates of May 6th 2021 and were distributed to four states including Arizona, Idaho, Oregon and Texas with no reported cases of adverse reactions so far.

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June 16, 2020

Possible E. coli Contamination Found in Ground Beef

The USDA is issuing a nationwide recall of over 40 thousand pounds of ground beef being sold at Walmart stores due to a possible E. coli contamination. The ground beef originated from Lakeside Refrigerated Services in New Jersey and is being sold under the brand name Thomas Farms and Marketside Butcher.

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