Food Safety News

October 29th, Dole Fresh Recall

By Isabelle Yates | November 9, 2021 |

On October 29th, 2021, Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. announced a voluntary recall for several cases of garden salad resulting from a possible health risk of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses linked to the cases have been reported, but the recall stems from a single sample of garden salad testing positive in a random sampling performed by the Department of…

October 20, Whole, Fresh Onion Recall

By Maeve Swinehart | October 25, 2021 |

On October 20, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported an ongoing investigation of outbreaks of Salmonella Oranienburg infections linked to whole, fresh onions. The FDA identified ProSource Produce, LLC (also known as ProSource Inc) of Hailey, Idaho and Keeler Family Farms of Deming, New Mexico as supplied of…

October 8, Seafood Recall

By Maeve Swinehart | October 21, 2021 |

On October 8, 2021, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported a Salmonella outbreak linked to seafood distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in Colorado. The seafood types include Haddock, Monkfish, Bone-in Trout, Grouper, Red Snapper, Red Rock Cod, Ocean Perch, Pacific Cod, Halibut, Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon Portions, Lane Snapper, Tilapia, All Natural Salmon Fillet, Pacific Sole,…

October 12, Soy and Bean Sprout Recall

By Anthony  Vicino | October 13, 2021 |
Bean Sprouts

On October 5th, 2021, Fullei Fresh announced a voluntary recall for both their bean sprouts and soy sprouts because of possible contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes. This is a voluntary recall done out of precaution, and other products are not considered at risk due to separate growth and processing departments for each product. Both the organic and conventional versions of…

October 2, 2021 Lobster Recall

By Anthony  Vicino | October 5, 2021 |
Lobster Cooked

On October 2nd, 2021, The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) as well as Greenhead Lobster Products announced the recall of 5749lbs of frozen cooked lobster meat due to contamination concerns related to Listeria monocytogenes. The concerns stem from detection of Listeria during a routine sampling. The recall was issued in abundance of caution due to potential for contamination. This is…

March 29th, 2021 Hummus Recall

By Carley VanNorman | March 31, 2021 |
A container of hummus with peta bread.

On March 29th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving Sabra Dipping Company. They are recalling their 2,100 cases of their Classic Hummus because it can potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infection in individuals with compromised immune systems like pregnant women,…

March 2021 Turkey Sandwich Recalls

By Carley VanNorman | March 20, 2021 |
A turkey sub in a white background.

Within the month of  March 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving various brands of turkey sandwiches. The main brands involved in the recall are MG Foods and Fresh to You. These sandwiches are bein recalled because they could be contaminated with listeria. For a full list of items being recalled,…

March 8th, 2021 Alqosh Sesame Oil Recall

By Carley VanNorman | March 9, 2021 |
Glass bottle with oil in it.

On March 8th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving Mediterranean Food Inc. of Warren, MI. They are recalling their sesame oil because it can potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infection in individuals with compromised immune systems like pregnant women, young children…

March 5th, 2021 Tahina Recall

By Carley VanNorman | March 7, 2021 |
A bowl of sesame seeds

On March 5th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving Kareem Mart’s Tahina food treats, which is a sesame seed puree mixed with other herbs and seasonings. The product is being recalled because it can potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infection…

March 3rd, Cheese Recall

By Carley VanNorman | March 5, 2021 |
A block of queso fresco cheese.

On March 3rd, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving El Abuelito Cheese of Paterson, New Jersey. This company is recalling a variety of their cheeses because they are contaminated with listeria. Some of the cheeses included in their recall are all their fresh cheeses, quesillo, and cottage cheese products. For…