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Blue Bell pleads guilty to Listeria outbreak ice cream in 2015

The former director of Blue Bell Creameries was charged with conspiracy related to his repeated efforts to cover up a fatal outbreak of listeria in some of the company’s products in 2015, the prosecutor said on Friday. In addition, the company pleaded guilty to two crimes related to the distribution of adulterated ice products and agreed to pay a total …

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Mann Packaging Listeria vegetable recall in the US and Canada

The recall is in response to a Communication from the Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency regarding possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. The packages have a "Best If Enjoyed By" date from October 11, 2019 to November 16, 2019. The packaged vegetables were sold under various brand names, including Mann's, HEB , Del Monte, Hungryroot, Marketside, …

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North Bay Produce recalls apples over Listeria

CLOSE Here's a look at the different varieties of apples in Michigan and when they're harvested, so you know when to look at them in 2019.      Tanya Wildt, Detroit Free Press Michigan-based North Bay Produce is voluntarily recalling several varieties of apples for possible Listeria contamination. Nearly 2,300 cases of fresh Michigan apples and two bulk bins that were …

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Nationwide apple recall for Listeria concerns

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WOOD) – A production company in Michigan recalls thousands of apples due to possible listeria Contamination. North Bay Produce Inc. of Traverse City is a volunteer Recalling 2,297 cases of apples and two storage containers. Listeria can cause serious infections that can cause it sometimes cause death in young children or in elderly, frail or sick people …

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Consumer Reports finds listeria in green leaves found in grocery chains

(CNN) – Consumer reports found listeria in leafy greens of various food chains, according to a new report. Consumer Reports Purchased Whole Foods, Costco, Hannaford, and Acme Store Leaf Patterns in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey Of 284 samples, six were stained with Listeria monocytogenes – four in bundles or loose heads and two in prewashed ones , pre-packed …

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Report finds listeria in leafy vegetables that are sold in supermarkets

NEW YORK (CBS) Consumer reports found that some leafy vegetables recently sold in supermarkets were contaminated with a potentially deadly bacterium. Here's what you need to know. Consumer Reports tested 284 samples of fresh greens, including lettuce, spinach and kale, sold in supermarkets. They found six of these samples with listeria, a potentially deadly bacterium. Two of the samples were …

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Trader Joe's, Green Giant's veggies recalled due to Listeria risk

Listeria monocytogenes, the FDA said in a Monday statement. The packaged vegetables were produced at Biddeford, Maine, and were distributed to grocery stores across the United States, primarily in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Maine. Most of the potentially contaminated products have been "recalled" between June 26 and 29, 2019. No Green Giant frozen or canned vegetables are recalled. "Listeria is …

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Green Giant, Trader Joe's vegetables recalled due to potential listeria risk

Green Giant, Trader Joe's vegetables recalled due to potential listeria risk Updated: 7:14 AM EDT Jul 2, 2019 Growers Express is recalling some of the products due to possible listeria contamination. According to a press release from the FDA, the fresh vegetable products include packaged varieties of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and a butternut squash-based veggie bowl. The products were …

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Avocados recalled in 6 states for possible Listeria contamination

LOS ANGELES, March 25 (Reuters) – A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled his product from six states because of concerns over possible contamination with Listeria, bacteria that can cause serious illness in some people , No Illness Related to the recall was reported, Henry Avocado Corporation said in a recall notice dated Saturday, adding that the measure …

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Avocado recall in 6 states after batch tests positive for Listeria

A California avocado grower recalls whole avocados sold in six states for potential Listeria contamination. "Henry Avocado announces this voluntary recall with caution for positive environmental test results taken during a routine regulatory inspection at his Californian packaging facility," the company said Saturday. The recall affects avocados shipped to Arizona, California, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin. All shipments …

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