Food Safety News

May 22nd 2019 Del Monte Vegetable Tray Recall

By Carley VanNorman | May 23, 2019 |
Pictures of carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower.

On May 22nd, the FDA, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, are investigating a salmonella infantis contamination linked to vegetable trays from Del Monte. The recall involves vegetable trays from Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. that were produced in the Kankakee, Illinois facility. This product was also sold at Kwik Trip convenience stores. The Del Monte…

May 17th 2019 Karawan Tahini Recall

By Carley VanNorman | May 21, 2019 |
A humus dish which commonly contains tahini.

On May 17th, the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, issued a recall on Karawan brand tahini. Tahini is a paste or sauce made out of sesame seeds, and it is commonly used in Middle Eastern dishes. The recall involves all Karawan and El-Karawan brand tahini. The recall was issued because the consumption of…

May 10th 2019 Oyster Recall

By Carley VanNorman | May 20, 2019 |
An example of how oysters could be served raw.

On May 10th, the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, issued a recall on oysters imported from Mexico. The recall involves all oysters harvested from the Estero El Cardon estuary in Baja California Sur, Mexico. The recall was issued because the consumption of oysters was linked to a gastrointestinal illness. Consumers have been reporting…