Testing has shown some unlabeled lobster and crab is contaminated with the bacterium that causes botulism poisoning, spurring a recall. Denis Losier recalled the lobster and crab, which are sold in jars in brine, from the provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec. No further distribution details, such as whether retailers received the products, were included... Continue Reading
A woman who lost her baby boy to the South African listeriosis outbreak has said the death left a void in her life. Innocentia Phaahla was pregnant at the time of her illness. In late November 2017 she was hospitalized and gave birth to a stillborn child before being discharged. She was readmitted to hospital... Continue Reading
The confidence that existed only a few weeks ago about keeping North America free of the highly contagious African Swine Fever may not be holding up. African Swine Fever (ASF) is a highly contagious and deadly viral disease that threatens both domestic and wild pigs of all ages. Human health is not at risk from... Continue Reading
Public Health England was informed of multiple European clusters of illness last year including Listeria and Salmonella in the Czech Republic, according to a recent report. The report summarizes activities of the United Kingdom’s national reference laboratory (NRL) for food microbiology from April 2018 to March 2019. Public Health England (PHE) provides this NRL for... Continue Reading
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 2-pound Organic Soybeans because they have the potential to contain mold. Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use and either throw it
Taher, Inc., in conjunction with Mann Packing Co., as part of a multi-state recall due to the potential risk of Listeria monocytogenes, in an abundance of caution is announcing a voluntary recall of vegetable cups served in select locations in Minnesota.