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Perdue Foods, LLC Recalls Refrigerated Fun Shapes Chicken Breast Nuggets Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

CDC Food Safety - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 10:30
Perdue Foods, LLC, a Bridgewater, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 16,011 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken nugget products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Alert - Yellow Fever in Nigeria

CDC Travel Notices - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 21:00
A large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria began in September 2017. The outbreak is now spread throughout the country. Travelers going to Nigeria should receive vaccination against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel and should take steps to prevent mosquito bites while there.
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Watch - Andes Virus (Hantavirus) in Argentina

CDC Travel Notices - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 21:00
There is an outbreak of Andes virus in Argentina, specifically in Chubut Province of Patagonia. Travelers to Argentina should avoid contact with rodents and their droppings (urine and feces), and avoid close contact with anyone who may be sick.
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SL: Recall of Thrive Market Nut Butters Due to Potential Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 14:49
Thrive Market, Inc, is recalling all unexpired lots of the Thrive Market-branded nut butters listed below ("Product(s)") due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. On January 21, 2019, one of our suppliers notified us that it was issuing a recall of all nut butters it has manufactured since January 2018 because of a positive test for Listeria monocytogenes in recent lots. Because the safety of our members is our absolute priority, we are expanding on our supplier's recall and are voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of all Thrive Market-branded nut butters manufactured by this supplier.

Mrs. Grissom's Salads Issues a Voluntary Recall

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:13
For immediate release- January 18,2019 - Nashville, TN - Mrs. Grissom's Salads is voluntarily recalling a single days production of Mrs. Grissom's SELECT Old Fashioned Pimento Cheese because of a labeling issue. Product produced on December 13, 2018 may have been packaged incorrectly, with the correct Pimento Cheese label on top lid, but a Chicken salad label on the container. The Pimento Cheese may contain allergens not listed on the products ingredient label, Specifically Milk.

Harvest Food Group, Inc. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 10:50
Harvest Food Group, Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 47,332 pounds of Not Ready-To-Eat (NRTE) chicken fried rice products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. Recalls Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines and Fresh Plums Because They May Be Contaminted with Listeria Monocytogenes

CDC Food Safety - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 06:34
Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. of Yonkers, New York is recalling 1,727 cartons of Fresh Peaches, 1,207 cartons of Fresh Nectarines and 365 cartons of Fresh Plums because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Satur Farms' Recall of Baby Spinach Affects Prepared Food Items from Whole Foods Market Stores in Eight States

CDC Food Safety - Thu, 01/24/2019 - 17:55
In response to a recall by Satur Farms, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling various prepared foods items in eight states containing baby spinach because of a potential contamination of Salmonella.

Product Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 15:35
Satur Farms, 3705 Alvah's Lane, Cutchogue, NY 11935 is voluntarily recalling Baby Spinach and Mesclun with the specific lot numbers listed below because it has the potential to be contaminated with 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.

Perrigo Issues Allergy Alert For Simple Truth Organic Banana, Strawberry & Apple Puree With Nonfat Greek Yogurt

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 15:33
Perrigo Company, in coordination with The Kroger Company, is initiating a voluntary recall of one production lot of Simple Truth Organic Banana, Strawberry & Apple Fruit Puree with Nonfat Greek Yogurt (LOT L8159, best by 08/06/2019, produced in Spain) due to improper labeling that does not indicate the presence of milk, posing a potential risk to consumers with milk allergies.

Stino Da Napoli Recalls Various Meat Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection

CDC Food Safety - Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:13
Stino Da Napoli, a Rocky River, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 11,392 pounds of various meat products that were produced, packed and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection.

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