FDA Investigates Outbreak Tied to Cucumbers
The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Poona linked to “slicer” cucumbers, supplied by Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce and grown in Baja, Mexico.
How to Stay Healthy Abroad
Your passage abroad is booked and your hotel room is reserved. But before you pack your bags and head out, it may be wise to consider one more important factor: your health.
Tips for a Fun, Safe Memorial Day
Food, fun and sun — what’s not to like about having a day off on Memorial Day? Whether you're planning to enjoy a backyard barbecue or a day at the beach, use these tips to make sure you and your family stay safe and healthy this holiday weekend.
Wiping out Food Poisoning
Maybe you cooked your chicken thoroughly — but is there a chance some of the raw juice splattered on the counter? If so, bacteria could still cause illness, but an easy extra step may help keep you healthy.
Potential Hummus Health Hazard Prompts Recall
Potential contamination has prompted the nationwide recall of several Sabra Dipping Co. hummus products — to the tune of 30,000 cases.
Blue Bell Expands Ice Cream Recall
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — April 7, 2015 — Brenham, TX — Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall of products that were produced in the Broken Arrow, Okla., plant to include Banana Pudding Ice Cream pints which tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, and additional products manufactured on the same line.
Garlic Powder Recalled
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado based natural grocery chain, is expanding their recall of Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder to all lots as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts Because of Possible Health Risk
Trader Joe’s Company is recalling Raw Walnuts because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Possible Salmonella Prompts Whole Foods Macadamia Recall
Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Bidart Bros. Works with Federal and State Officials to Determine Source of Listeriosis-Associated Outbreak
Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the results of findings from additional tests performed on samples collected from Bidart Bros. apple processing plant.