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Nearly 350,000 Pounds of Blue Diamond Almonds Have Been Recalled Due to Salmonella

Nearly 350,000 pounds of almonds manufactured by Blue Diamond Growers have been voluntarily recalled after a sample tested positive for salmonella, per a statement from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The affected product is labeled as “Whole Brown Almonds” on the packaging and was sold in bulk (as opposed to individually packaged), according to […]

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Jif Peanut Butter Products Recalled Following Salmonella Outbreak

The parent company for Jif peanut butter, the J.M. Smucker Co., has issued a voluntary recall of multiple products following a salmonella outbreak. The contaminated peanut butter has been distributed nationwide in retail stores and other outlets, according to a statement from the company posted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Among the list […]

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Certain Kinder Chocolates Have Been Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns

Ferrero has voluntarily recalled some of its Kinder chocolates in the U.S. due to potential salmonella contamination, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday. Both the Kinder Happy Moments Milk Chocolate and Crispy Wafers Assortment and Kinder Mix Chocolate Treats Basket are being removed from shelves because the Belgian plant in which they were produced experienced a salmonella outbreak.  […]

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Onions Were Linked to a Salmonella Outbreak in 37 States—Here’s What to Know

Public health authorities have traced a salmonella outbreak affecting people in 37 states back to whole onions imported from Mexico. Now the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging consumers to check where their onions came from and, if the source is unclear, toss them. Specifically, public […]

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The CDC Figured Out What’s Behind the Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Italian-Style Meats

Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a warning about a salmonella outbreak that investigators had linked to Italian-style meats, like salami and prosciutto. Now, the CDC says it has found the likely source of the outbreak: prepackaged antipasto trays from Fratelli Beretta. The outbreak, which so far has sickened […]

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There’s a Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Italian-Style Meats, the CDC Warns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a warning that there’s an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to Italian-style deli meats.  So far, the outbreak has sickened 36 people—12 of whom required hospitalization—in 17 states, the CDC says. However, no particular type or brand of meat product has been identified as the source of […]

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Frozen Shrimp Recall Over Salmonella Concerns Expanded

Avanti Frozen Foods is significantly expanding a frozen shrimp recall originally issued in June due to potential salmonella contamination. The company is voluntarily recalling dozens more frozen cooked shrimp products “out of an abundance of precaution,” reads the company announcement shared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The recall expansion, which includes products from […]

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Hostess Hot Dog and Hamburger Buns Recalled for Possible Listeria and Salmonella Contamination

There is a nationwide Hostess recall on hot dog and hamburger buns that may be contaminated with listeria and salmonella.  According to the recall announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Hostess Brands, LLC, initiated the voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution after learning of the potential bacterial contamination from their co-manufacturer.  […]

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59,000 Pounds of Breaded Chicken Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

More than 59,000 pounds of frozen chicken is being recalled due to potential salmonella contamination. Serenade Foods initiated the nationwide chicken recall on stuffed and breaded poultry products following an investigation into a multistate salmonella outbreak that has sickened 28 people so far, according to the announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

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McCormick and Frank’s RedHot Seasonings Recalled in 32 States Over Salmonella Fears

On July 27, McCormick & Company, Inc. initiated a voluntary recall on four bottled seasoning products due to potential contamination with salmonella bacteria. The McCormick recall includes seasonings sold in 32 states under the McCormick brand and Frank’s RedHot brand, according to the company announcement shared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The recalled […]

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Carrots From Bunny-Luv, Cal-Organic, and More Recalled Nationwide for Salmonella Risk

Grimmway Farms is recalling six carrot products nationwide because they may be contaminated with salmonella. The carrot recall includes products sold under four brand names: Bunny Luv, Cal-Organic, Grimmway Farms, and O Organics.  All of the recalled products are baby carrots and shredded carrots sold under four different brand names, according to the Food and […]

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Hummus recall extended over salmonella scare

A recall of hummus from UK supermarkets – sparked by a salmonella scare last week – has been extended. The recall has been made by dip maker Zorba Delicacies, which supplies several supermarkets including Aldi, Morrisons, Lidl, Asda and Sainsbury’s. The first recall covered goods with use-by dates of up to 7 November, but has […]

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General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour for Possible Salmonella Risk

Not even our precious baked goods are safe from foodborne illness, it seems. This week, General Mills recalled one particular variety of Gold Medal flour for possibly containing salmonella, according to a statement. Salmonella was discovered during sampling of five-pound bags of flour, prompting the recall, which specifically affects five-pound bags of unbleached Gold Medal […]

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A Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Made 164 People Sick. How Worried Should You Be About Thanksgiving?

Here’s something you definitely don’t want on your Thanksgiving menu. Just before Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that there have been additional Salmonella infections in an ongoing outbreak linked to raw turkey, and certain ground turkey products have been recalled. The outbreak dates back to November 2017, according to […]

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What You Need to Know About the Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

A salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products has officially turned deadly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Friday. This is the latest update in an outbreak the CDC has been tracking for almost exactly a year. The first illnesses reported as part of the outbreak started between November 20, 2017 […]