Public Health

Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Organic Soybeans Due to Mold

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 18:13
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

Creative Food Processing Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:24
Creative Food Processing, a Santa Clara, Calif. establishment is recalling approximately 1,941 pounds of raw chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Meet Dr. Victor R. De Jesús, Chief of the Volatile Organic Compounds Laboratory at CDC

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:41
Personal History and Education Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Victor De Jesús moved to the mainland after high school to pursue an education in chemistry, landing in Wisconsin. The brutal winter proved too much for him, so he returned to Puerto Rico where he completed undergraduate studies in chemistry at the Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (1995). He returned to Georgia to earn a master's degree in chemistry from Georgia State University (1997), and a PhD in chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology (2001). Because his father died when Victor was still very young, his mother became

Kettle Cuisine Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish and Wheat in Marketside Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 08:50
Voluntarily recalling Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz because a limited quantity of retail pots may contain Fish and Wheat allergens not declared on the label.

Taher Voluntarily Recalls Veggie & Ranch Cups With Cauliflower Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:09
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.

Ezzo Sausage Company Recalls Meat Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 17:24
Ezzo Sausage Company, a Columbus, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 25,115 pounds of sausage products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Russ Davis Wholesale Voluntarily Recalling Products Due to Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:19
Russ Davis Wholesale (RDW), a leading fresh produce processor and distributor, in an abundance of caution is voluntarily recalling multiple products due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or

You Chang Trading, Inc. Recalls Siluriformes Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:24
You Chang Trading, Inc., a Brooklyn, N.Y. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw Siluriformes fish filet products labeled as Tilapia that were not presented for FSIS import re-inspection.

Rastelli Bros., Inc. Recalls Meat Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 13:00
Rastelli Bros., Inc., doing business as Rastelli Foods Group, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 130,464 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically plastic.

Peekay International Inc., Issues Alert on Underclared Sulfites in "Swan Dry Yellow Dates" and "Keshav Dry Yellow Dates"

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:32
Peekay International Inc. 56 12 56th Street, Maspeth, NY is recalling its 7 ounce and 14 ounce packages of "SWAN DRY YELLOW DATES" and "KESHAV DRY YELLOW DATES" food treats because they contained undeclared sulfites.

Mann Packing Recall of Vegetable Products Affects Whole Foods Market Stores; Grocer Issues Voluntary Recall of Multiple Products

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:54
In response to Mann Packing Co., Inc's recall of vegetable products, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling multiple products from its stores in the United States. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been repor

Mill Stream Corp. (Sullivan Harbor Farm) Issues a Voluntary Recall of Cold Smoked Salmon Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:34
Mill Stream Corp. (Sullivan Harbor Farm) of Hancock, Maine is voluntarily recalling ten lots of Cold Smoked Salmon because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product

CDC's Climate and Health Program Celebrating 10 Years

CDC Your Environment and Your Health - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:11
CDC’s Climate and Health Program is celebrating 10 years of supporting state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies as they prepare for the continuing health impacts of a changing climate. “Climate change is the biggest environmental health challenge of our time,” said Patrick Breysse, director of CDC’s National Center of Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. “CDC is proud of the collaborative work states, cities, counties, territories, and tribes are doing to develop and implement adaptation plans to protect at-risk populations and communities.” “While coastal states might be worried about flooding associated with sea-level

Meijer Recalls Select Vegetable Trays Due to Potential Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:31
Meijer, in conjunction with Mann Packing Co., as part of a multi-state recall due to the potential risk of Listeria monocytogenes, is announcing a voluntary recall of select vegetable trays in various weights ranging from 7 oz. to 2 lbs. and broccoli florets served on salad bars at two stores.

Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. Recalls Poultry Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:24
Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc., a Gentry, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

Ghnw, LLC Voluntarily Recalls Mushroom Stir Fry Blend and Stir Fry Blend Because of Possible Health Risk in Oregon and Washington States

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 16:43
GHNW, LLC of Clackamas, OR is voluntarily recalling Mushroom Stir Fry Blend 10 oz. tray and Stir Fry Blend 16 oz. tray that were produced using Broccoli Slaw that is being recalled by Mann Packing Co., Inc. due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Wegmans Veggie Power Blend & Tofu Shiitake Slaw

CDC Food Safety - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:55
The products are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Padrino Foods, LLC Recalls Beef Tamales Products due to Mislabeling

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 13:00
Padrino Foods, LLC, an Irving, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 1,931 pounds of beef tamales because the products may be misbranded.

Cay Thi Queentrees Food USA Recalls Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 11/04/2019 - 11:24
Cay Thi Queentrees Food USA, the importer of record, a Garden Grove, Calif. firm, is recalling approximately 43,848 pounds of poultry products that were imported and distributed in the United States without the benefit of FSIS import re-inspection.

Mann Packing Co., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Vegetable Products Sold in the United States and Canada Due to Potential Health Risks

CDC Food Safety - Sun, 11/03/2019 - 18:47
The voluntary recall is a response to a notification by the Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency of a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

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