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Latest Listeria monocytogenes Stories

2009-06-08 13:36:19

N.Y. Fish Inc. in New York is recalling its I Love NY-brand Imperial-European Style Smoked Salmon because it might be contaminated. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the recalled vacuum-packed 3 oz., 8 oz., 16 oz. and whole sizes of the fish might have Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. The FDA didn't say how much of the salmon was being recalled. It was distributed to wholesale distributors and retail food stores in New York,...

2009-04-28 08:00:36

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against eating Piller's Taste Better than Bacon brands of smoked ham or turkey bacon due to a health risk. The CFIA and Piller Sausages and Delicatessens Ltd. said the products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recalled products were distributed in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland. Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled, but consumption can result in listeriosis, a...

2009-04-01 08:10:20

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to consume certain brands of smoked salmon and lox due to possible bacterial contamination. The manufacturer, Niagara Smoked Fish Ltd. of Mississauga, Ontario, said the products -- distributed in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta -- might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall includes Strubs-brand bagelox Norwegian style Scottish style and Danish style sliced smoked Steelhead salmon; Niagara-brand smoked Steelhead and...

2009-03-10 08:29:28

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat certain Queso-brand Mexican style cheese because of possible contamination. The FDA said Quesco Fresco Fresh Mexican Style Soft Cheese and Queso Cotija Molido Mexican Style Grated Cheese manufactured and distributed by the Peregrina Cheese Corp. of New York might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. The Queso Fresco Fresh cheese is sold in 14-ounce...

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2009-02-25 09:55:00

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says certain Maple Leaf and Shopsy's-brand hot dogs might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The CFIA is warning against consuming Maple Leaf Hot Dogs Original with a Best Before date of 09 AL 23 or Shopsy's Deli-Fresh All Beef Frankfurters with Best Before dates of 09 AL 22 or 09 AL 23. The products were distributed in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The manufacturer, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods,...

2009-02-24 16:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swiss Villa Dairy Farm in Lykens, Dauphin County, has tested negative for Listeria monocytogenes contamination and resumed sales of raw milk on Feb. 24, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said today. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. Pennsylvania farms selling raw milk must be permitted and have samples of their milk laboratory tested due to the health risks associated with consuming the unpasteurized products. Samples...

2009-02-23 12:34:05

Some cut-and-bagged potato products from Northern Star Co. are being recalled from the U.S market because they may be contaminated with bacteria. Company officials said the voluntary recall was initiated after laboratory testing indicated a package of Simply Potatoes-brand Southwest-style hash browns contained Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recalled Simply Potatoes-brand products, all with use by dates between March 29 and April 3, include shredded and Southwest-style hash browns,...

2009-02-21 16:49:00

QUINCY, Mass., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, following a voluntary recall by Northern Star Co. has pulled the following items from sale because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The items in Northern Star Co.'s recall all have "use by" dates on their packages of March 29, 2009 to April 3, 2009 and include: Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns 20 oz. bag UPC# 20169-22233 Simply Potatoes Homestyle Slices 20 oz. bag...

2009-02-09 11:47:07

The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of approximately 872 pounds of Alaskan-made sausage products due to possible contamination. The FSIS said the Alaska Sausage Company Inc. of Anchorage, Alaska, said the sausage products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, posing a public health hazard. Recalled were 3-pound packages of Alaskan sausage links with reindeer meat, each bearing a package code of 02709 and a sell-by date of 03/22/09 as well as 1- and...

2009-01-27 10:45:59

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to consume certain Hygaard-brand sandwich products because of possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA and Hygaard Fine Foods of Alberta said the recalled Lumberjack subs and Little John submarine sandwiches might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products have a best before date of Jan. 30, but the date may appear as JAN 30 or 30-01-91 on the labels. The sandwiches were distributed in Alberta, British...


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