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Several foods contain bacteria risk to unborn children

Culiac - A survey has found that around 10 percent of the fresh cheese, sausages and meats sold in markets and on the street may be contaminated with types of bacteria that can pose a risk to unborn children.

Costco chicken strips warning over Listeria concerns

Ottawa - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is advising people not to consume Kirkland Signature brand grilled chicken breast strips due to possible listeria contamination.

Serious Listeria outbreak in the U.S.

Delaware - One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese. Roos Foods, is recalling several varieties of its cheeses because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

Chile hummus recalled due to Listeria concerns

Falafel King of Boulder, Colo. is recalling 10-oz. containers of Hatch Green Chile Hummus and 8.5-oz. Hatch Green Chile Wraps because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

Canadian ham recalled due to Listeria infection

Some 2,600 pounds of whole boneless ham prosciutto product have been recalled across the U.S. and Canada due to possible contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

U.S. recalls salad kits for possible listeria contamination

Taylor Farms Maryland Inc. in Jessup, Md. and Taylor Farms Texas Inc. in Dallas are recalling approximately 22,849 lbs. of broccoli salad kit products due to concerns about possible Listeria contamination in the salad dressing.

22,000 pounds of meat recalled due to possible contamination

Around 22,000 pounds of meat were recalled on Tuesday due a possible contamination that was discovered after testing was done by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Drug resistant bacteria and Malaysian burgers

Scientists have shown the presence of multidrug-resistant strains of Listeria monocytogenes in frozen burger patties taken from supermarkets and other retail shops in Malaysia.

Review: Britain's Food Police in action Special

The UK has some of the strongest legislation relating to food safety and hygiene anywhere in the world. When you see what the food police find in this series, you'll be glad.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency busy issuing food warnings

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been busy issuing food warnings the past few days. The agency has issued warnings on a brand of veggie burger and two types of nuts, hazelnuts and walnuts.

Leaves of the carob tree can fight food-poisoning bacteria

The leaves of the plant that yields carob, a substitute for chocolate, are a rich source of antibacterial substances. These substances can fight the bacterium responsible for the food poisoning disease listeriosis.

Dole recalls salad packages due to Listeria risk

Yesterday an announcement was made by Dole Fresh Vegetables that the company is recalling "a limited number of cases" of bagged salads because of a potential contamination.

Kroger recalls bags of spinach in 15 states

Yesterday an announcement was issued that grocery store Kroger is recalling bags of fresh spinach in 15 states due to potential contamination of Listeria.

300,000 pounds of meatballs recalled over listeria risk

A New Jersey company has recalled 150 tons of meatballs and other frozen meat products due to possible listeria contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Saturday.

Potential Listeria contamination leads to two food recalls

Two new food recalls have been issued this week, both related to potential Listeria contamination. The recalls involved bagged lettuce and fresh cheese.

Recall of contaminated salad across the USA

Due to a risk of listeria a range of bagged salads have been recalled across the USA. This follows advice from the US FDA.

Canadian cheese recalled due to food poisoning risk

Quebec - A range of cheeses and other dairy products have been recalled in recent days due to a risk of food poisoning. The dairy products were all produced from a manufacturer based in Quebec, Canada.

Smoked salmon products recalled for listeria and salmonella

Toronto - Hold the smoked salmon at this year's Thanksgiving meal. Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown is issuing a recall of certain brands for possible listeria and salmonella contamination.

Cantaloupes sickening, killing more Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed Friday more deaths have been linked to strains of listeria bacteria in whole cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Holly, Colorado.

Specialty Foods recalls alfalfa sprouts and organic sprout salads

Bridgeport - Several certified organic sprouts products sold by Specialty Farms including organic alfalfa sprouts and organic sprout salad are being recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, the FDA recently announced

Food alert for Classic Canadian Wild Sockeye Trims

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Classic Smokehouse Inc. are warning the public not to consume Classic Canadian Wild Sockeye Trims because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Researchers discovers new way Listeria spreads

University of Central Florida Microbiology Professor Keith Ireton had found a mechanism that plays a vital role in the spreading of listeria.

Expanded CFIA health hazard alert

The public warning issued on August 25, 2009 re: sliced ready-to-eat deli meats has been expanded to include additional products.

Peregrina Cheese Corporation Recalls All Products

Peregrina Cheese Corporation of Brooklyn, New York, is recalling all products manufactured in its Brooklyn, NY plant from March 17, 2009 to the present.

Food Advisory Some Piller’s taste Better than Bacon products

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume some Piller’s taste Better than Bacon Maple Flavoured Smoked Ham and Lean’n’ Tasty Smoked Ham Maple Flavour Bacon Style Slices .

Listeria Contamination in Strubs Norwegian Style Steelhead Salmon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned consumers not to eat Strubs Norwegian Style Sliced Smoked Steelhead Salmon in 300 gram packages because of potential contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

Recall Asadero &c Oaxaca Cheeses Possible Listeria Contamination

Torres Hillsdale Country Cheese of Reading, Michigan announces the recall of Asadero and Oaxaca soft Mexican-style cheeses due to potential Listeria contamination.

Shefa Brand Beef Salami Recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Shefa Meats are warning the public not to consume Shefa brand Beef Salami .

Neco Foods Recalls Atlantis Brand Smoked Fish Dip

Neco Foods, LLC of Lantana, Florida is recalling 231 cases of 7 ounce, 32 ounce and 5 pound packages of Atlantis Brand SMOKED FISH DIP, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA Warns Consumers About Potentially Contaminated Cheese

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat Queso Fresco Fresh Cheese Mexican style soft cheese (two specific lots) or any Queso Cotija Molido Mexican style grated cheese.
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