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Shoreline Fruit, LLC. Recalls Select Bulk and Retail Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Products Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 09:57
In cooperation with the GKI Foods, LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk/dairy allergen, Shoreline Fruit is voluntarily recalling select Shoreline Fruit bulk and Cherry Bay Orchards® branded dark chocolate covered cherry products. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk/dairy run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Alert - Plague in Madagascar

CDC Travel Notices - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 03:00
Although bubonic plague occurs nearly every year in Madagascar, an unusual outbreak of plague pneumonia is occurring in widespread areas of Madagascar, including in heavily populated cities of Antananarivo (the capital city and its suburbs) and Toamasina.
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Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies Issues Food Recall of Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Dark Chocolate Cranberries and Dark Chocolate Peanuts – Because of Possible Health Risk, Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:59
Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies, Inc. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling the specific code dates listed below of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illness has been reported to date.

Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co Issues Allergy Alert For Undeclared Milk In Dark Chocolate Peanuts Received From Our Supplier GKI Foods LLC.

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 17:24
Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling all of Uncle Buck’s and Family Choice Dark Chocolate Peanuts packaged in standup twist tie bag, due to the presence of an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illness associated with this recall has been reported.

Allergy Alert Issued in Five Northern California Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Walnuts in Pumpkin Drop Cookies

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:35
Five Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California are voluntarily recalling frosted Pumpkin Drop cookies because the products contained tree nut allergens (walnuts) that were not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.

21st Century Snack Foods is Voluntarily Recalling Dark Chocolate Almonds Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:34
21st Century Snack Foods, of Ronkonkoma NY 11779, is voluntarily issuing the following recall: Dark Chocolate Almonds packaged in a 6 oz peg / stand up bag. UPC# 030603 228549. Affected Lot #’s are 16100 thru 17300. The product brand is 21st Century Snack Foods.

Haig’s Delicacies LLC Recalls Lot of Taboule Salad Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:50
Haig’s Delicacies of Hayward, CA is recalling 342 cases of Taboule Salad because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS).

Meijer Recalls Select Meijer Bulk Dark Chocolate Products Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:43
In cooperation with the GKI Foods LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk allergen, Meijer is voluntarily recalling select Meijer branded bulk dark chocolate. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

First Source Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Several Dark Chocolate Products Received from our Supplier GKI Foods LLC

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:29
First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling various packaged goods, as well as Products sold in grocery store bulk bins. All these products contain undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Knowns and Unknowns about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:19
“It is the ‘knowns’ that keep me humble, and the ‘unknowns’ that keep me challenged,” says Paul Mehta, M.D. Paul is a medical epidemiologist and the principal investigator who provides oversight for the congressionally mandated National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) in Atlanta. ALS is also known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” named after renowned baseball player Lou Gehrig who was diagnosed with ALS in 1939 when he was just 36. Over 75 years have passed since, and ALS continues to perplex researchers and patients alike. Humbling and Challenging “As a

Public Health Matters Blog - Partner, Train, Respond: Increasing Global Emergency Management Capacity

Countries in Africa are no strangers to major disease outbreaks that can result in illness and death of millions of people. In the past two years alone the continent has experienced infectious disease outbreaks of cholera, meningitis, Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa fever, and Yellow fever, and other public health emergencies such as drought and famine.
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Taylor Farms Florida Recalls Salad with Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 10/28/2017 - 10:40
Taylor Farms Florida, an Orlando, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 732 pounds of salads with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

GKI Foods LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Dark Chocolate Products

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:28
These products may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Public Health Matters Blog - Halloween Rules of the Road

Halloween is an exciting time for kids and adults – the delight of dressing up in a fun costume, all of the spooky decorations, and of course let’s not forget the candy. Traditionally, kids trick-or-treat at night – going house-to-house in their costumes. On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Children are at Trick-or-Treat Checklist: first aid kit, warm clothes, water, cell phone, emergency contact card, trick-or-treat route, reflective strips or tape, well-fitting costume, comfy shoes, flashlight or glow sticks, trick-or-treat baggreater risk of injury than adults because they are small, have trouble judging distances and speeds, and have little to no experience with traffic rules.
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Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas Recall Ready. Chef. Go! Cod Fillet Seafood Meal Bag in Cooperation with Voluntary Recall by Mann Packing Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 16:26
In cooperation with the Mann Packing recall of minimally processed vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas only are voluntarily recalling the Ready. Chef. Go! Cod Filet seafood meal bag, which includes vegetables that are subject to the Mann Packing recall. This product is in addition to seafood meal bag products that were recalled

Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pak N’ Save Stores in Eight States Revise Product Lists for Recall of Vegetable Trays and Cups in Cooperation with Mann Packing's Voluntary Recall Due to Possible <em>Listeria monocytogenes</em> Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 16:25
Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pak N’ Save stores in eight states are revising a previously reported list of products that were voluntarily recalled in cooperation with Mann Packing’s recall of minimally processed vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Cooperstown Cheese Company Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 15:26
Cooperstown Cheese Company is voluntarily recalling Toma Celena, batch numbers 51017 & 52417, Roasted Garlic Cheddar batch numbers 52417 & 60717 and Roasted Garlic Peppercorn batch number 52417, for presumptive positive tests for Listeria. All package sizes are subject to the recall and the plant number on the label is 36-8524.

Relish Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Tuna Loins Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:58
On October 13, 2017, Relish Foods, Inc. of Culver City, Calif., voluntarily initiated the recall of frozen Newport brand 5 to 8 lb. tuna loins. The recall has since expanded to include: 3 to 5 lb. tuna loins, 6 oz. tuna steaks, and 4 oz. tuna steaks. The recall is the result of sampling by the FDA which revealed that the product has potential to contain the bacteria Salmonella, an organism which 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. Relis...

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