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Posted by Elizabeth Dufour on 10 8th, 2011 ?>
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has announced that an 81 year old woman died after contracting the same strain of Listeria which has previously been linked to cantaloupes recalled from Jensen Farms. Another Louisiana resident has died after contracting Listeriosis, Listeria monocytogenes related food poisoning; however, test results matching the strain of Listeria she contracted...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 08 4th, 2011 ?>
Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, a Springdale, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 36 million pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with a multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella Heidelberg, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The products subject to recall today bear the establishment number “P-963″...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 07 26th, 2011 ?>
The foodborne illness lawyers at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault are investigating a multistate Salmonella Agona outbreak. So far, nearly 100 people in 23 states have reportedly become ill with symptoms associated with Salmonellosis. 10 people have been hospitalized. So far, illnesses have been reported in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota,...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 06 10th, 2011 ?>
The public warning issued on June 3, 2011 has been expanded again to include all lot codes of the affected cheese sold in bulk 8 kg size units.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and The Tree of Life Canada are warning the public not to consume the King James brand Blue Stilton Cheese, product of England, described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 06 7th, 2011 ?>
Foodborne illness makes headlines all the time. The recent shiga-toxin E. coli outbreak in Germany, which has sickened hundreds, has grabbed headlines much like last summer’s nationwide Salmonella egg recall. In addition, recent recalls of food products associated with potential Listeria and Salmonella have also garnered both the government and the public’s attention.
However, food is not the only...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 06 2nd, 2011 ?>
The following is a press release from the Mississippi State Department of Health:
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is investigating an increase in cases of shigellosis originating in Lauderdale County. Shigellosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Shigella bacteria. The most common symptoms are diarrhea (sometimes bloody), fever, and stomach cramps. Shigellosis usually goes...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 05 21st, 2011 ?>
“Nazareth Classic” and “Nazareth Light” cheese has been recalled by Atalanta Corporation, an Elizabeth, New Jersey based food distributor, because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 05 4th, 2011 ?>
Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc. of Paris, IL is recalling Pig Ears for Pet Treats because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. People handling dry pet food and/or treats can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 05 2nd, 2011 ?>
The southern region of France appears to be the center of a Hepatitis E outbreak. The geographic area in question is the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur and the product is fresh liver sausage. It appears that approximately twelve individuals have been sickened with Hepatitis E. Other products in question include raw pig liver or sausages made from such products as well as dried liver, figatelli, wild...
Posted by Richard J. Arsenault on 04 28th, 2011 ?>
The following was posted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Some hand sanitizers and antiseptic products come with claims that they can prevent MRSA infections.
Don’t believe them. These statements are unproven, says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
MRSA (methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus) is a bacterium that can cause severe—even life-threatening—infections that do not...