Food Safety News

February 23, 2020
UK estimates show food poisoning twice as common as thought
The estimated number of foodborne illnesses in the United Kingdom each year has more than doubled. A scientific review by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) found around 2.4 million cases occur every year. This is up from the 2009 estimate of 1 million. The FSA said the figures do not indicate an increase in total... Continue Reading
February 22, 2020
Salmonella test results prompt recall of fresh bean sprouts
Fresh Sprout International is recalling Fresh Sprouts brand sprouts from because of possible contamination with Salmonella.  “This recall was triggered by test results. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products,” according to the recall notice. “Check to see if you have... Continue Reading
February 22, 2020
French Salmonella outbreak linked to horse meat from Romania
A Salmonella outbreak linked to horse meat from Romania sickened 25 people in France this past year, according to a new report. Eleven cases were men and 14 were women. They ranged from 2 to 90 years of age and the median was 68 years old. In September 2019, the regional unit of Santé Publique... Continue Reading
February 21, 2020
Students at Saint Louis University fall ill after eating at local Jimmy John’s
As many as 14 students from Saint Louis University (SLU) have reported suffering from food poisoning after eating at a local Jimmy John’s, as reported by The University News, an SLU student publication. The Jimmy John’s, located within walking distance of the SLU campus, was closed by the St. Louis City Health Department on Jan.... Continue Reading

Recalls

February 20, 2020
Moonstruck Chocolate Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in 3.1 oz. Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate
Moonstruck Chocolate Co. of Portland, Oregon is recalling 1,500 / 3.1 oz. Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they
February 19, 2020
Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 8 ounce Almond Clusters Dark Chocolate Non-GMO because the product contains undeclared peanut allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the
February 19, 2020
Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Dark Chocolate Peanut Clusters
. Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 8 ounce Peanut Clusters Dark Chocolate Non-GMO because the product contains undeclared almond allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run
February 18, 2020
Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kroger Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips
Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana is recalling 140 cases of Kroger Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips because it may contain undeclared milk