Expanded Recall: All Romaine Lettuce - Not Just Chopped

Arizona Department of Health Services sent out an update on 4.20.18 on the expanded recall, and number of E.coli cases in Arizona.  The expanded recall includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, chopped romaine, and salads and salad mixes containing romaine due to an outbreak of E. coliO157. Five cases have been identified in Arizona—four from Maricopa and one from Pinal County—linked to this multi-state outbreak.

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35 sickened in E. coli outbreak linked to Arizona lettuce, CDC says

Health officials say chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region is the likely source of the current E. coli outbreak that has now sickened people in 11 states, and they're warning consumers across the country to avoid eating lettuce that may have been contaminated.

According to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so far there have been 35 cases of illness, 22 of which led to hospitalizations. Three people have developed a severe complication -- a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which can be life-threatening. The outbreak involves a particularly dangerous strain of the bacteria known as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7.

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Banquet Salisbury Steak Recall

Conagra Brands has recalled approximately 135,159 pounds of Banquet brand Salisbury steak products, officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

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Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Coconut Smiles Organic Due to Salmonella

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 10-ounce Coconut Smiles Organic due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

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Johnsonville Smoked Pork Sausages

Johnsonville, LLC is recalling more than 100,000 pounds of smoked pork sausages over concerns they may be contaminated with plastic bits.

Included in the recall are 14-oz. plastic packages containing 6 pieces of “Jalapeño Cheddar Smoked Sausage” with best-by date 04/04/2018 and Batch ID 1001124486 or 1001124487, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

The recalled sausages, shipped to stores nationwide, are labeled “EST. 34224” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Safeway, Walmart and Target carry this product locally.

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RECALL: Kodiak Cakes Blueberry Chia Energy Waffles

Kodiak Cakes of Park City, UT is recalling all lots and codes of Kodiak Cakes Blueberry Chia Energy Waffles 10.72 oz that were on shelf prior to March 5, 2018 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled frozen waffles were distributed nationwide to retail grocery stores such as Safeway, Fry’s, Walmart, and Target. See attached picture to identify the retail packages of the product.

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J Bar B Foods Recalls Simple Truth Chicken Sausage Due to Undeclared Allergen

J Bar B Foods, Waelder, Texas, is recalling approximately 4,050 pounds of chicken sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The ready-to-eat chicken sausage items were produced on Feb. 3, 2018. The following product is subject to recall and is carried at our local Fry’s:

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Salami, pepperoni recalled in U.S., Canada for Listeria risk

A California company is recalling two tons of meat products including salami and pepperoni from U.S. retailers and businesses in Canada because of Listeria contamination discovered during routine testing.  

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Seggiano USA, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Tuscan Kale Pesto Mislabeled as Artichoke & Garlic Tapenade

Seggiano USA, Inc. of Cheyenne, WY is voluntarily recalling Tuscan Kale Pesto mislabeled with Artichoke & Garlic labels because the labels do not declare tree nuts (cashews). Individuals who have allergies to tree nuts run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Tuscan Kale Pesto product. No incidents have been reported to date in connection with this issue.

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Food Recalls: Cookies and Ice Cream Bars

Iced Oatmeal Cookies from the Dollar Store - and Ice Cream Bars at either Fry's or Dollar Store.

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Garden of Life LLC Issues Recall of Baby Organic Liquid Formula

Yesterday, Garden of Life, LLC, issued a voluntary precautionary recall of its new supplement for infants, Baby Organic Liquid, because the product, as labeled, includes directions for use that may be misinterpreted. The company is concerned that if not administered precisely following the labeled instructions, the product may present difficulties in swallowing and potentially pose a choking hazard due to the thickness of the liquid.

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