Food Safety News

November 17, 2018
Botulism strikes 4 infants; FDA warns parents against using honey on pacifiers
Health officials say four infants in Texas have developed botulism poisoning after consuming honey. The children, all less than a year old, had all been given pacifiers containing honey before they became sick. The first baby became ill in mid-August, with the most recent having symptom onset at the end of October. Texas officials say... Continue Reading
November 17, 2018
EU health chief urges international food safety cooperation
Europe is committed to working with China to ensure the highest standards of food safety and quality, according to the EU health commissioner. Vytenis Andriukaitis made the comments at the Ecological Agriculture and Food Safety Forum organized by the Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) in Shanghai earlier this month. He said dialogue with... Continue Reading
November 16, 2018
Almost 46 tons of raw ground turkey recalled for link to Salmonella Reading outbreak
Barron, WS-based Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales LLC late Thursday recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Reading, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the FSIS and state public health officials,... Continue Reading
November 16, 2018
CDC renews JBS beef warning; 100 more sick as outbreak expands to 25 states
The only good thing that can be said about the multi-state Salmonella Newport outbreak is that so far, no one has died. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday reported 126 additional ill people from 13 states have been added to the outbreak associated with the JBS meat plant in Tolleson, AZ, since... Continue Reading

Recalls

November 16, 2018
Majestic Meat Company Recalls Ground Beef Products due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
Majestic Meat Company, a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 532 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
November 15, 2018
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC Recalls Raw Ground Turkey Products due to Possible Salmonella Reading Contamination
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC, a Barron, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak of Salmonella Reading.
November 14, 2018
Ron's Home Style Foods Recalls Ready to Eat Chicken Salad Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination
Ron's Home Style Foods, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 6,912 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.
November 9, 2018
NuVue Foods Recalls Burrito Products due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
NuVue Foods, a Hamtramck, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 268 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken burrito products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.