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Food Safety recall round-up 22-28 August

Recalls: Allergy, glass and seal quality

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Germany, France, Greece, the UK, the US and Canada.

E.coli O121 outbreak over, says CDC

The multistate outbreak of Shiga-toxin producing E.coli O121 which sickened 19 people has ended, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Vibrio sickens 16 and kills 3 in Florida

Vibrio vulnificus has sickened 16 people with three deaths reported in the latest update from the Florida Department of Health.

Salmonella outbreak linked to eggs from Germany

An outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened at least 350 people has been linked to eggs produced in Southern Germany.

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Nestlé recall due to package mislabelling

Nestlé is recalling some Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce because it may contain undeclared shrimp.

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Listeria prompts recall of more than 90k pounds worth of products

APPA Fine Foods is recalling 92,657 pounds of chicken Caesar salad kit products due to Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) contamination, said the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS)....

Food Safety recall round-up 15-21 August

Recalls: Cleaning agent, glass and pathogens

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Germany, the UK, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

DVFA: Not all companies complied with Listeria recall

Around 40 companies have not fully complied with the recall of products tainted by Listeria linked to the death of 13 people, according to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.

Consumer complaint prompted Mars drinks recall

A consumer complaint prompted Mars Chocolate Drinks to recall a variety of its products because of fears they are contaminated with Bacillus.

Salmonella outbreak sickens more than 200

An outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened more than 200 people is being investigated in England, France and Austria.

McCormick oregano recalled due to Salmonella threat

The spice giant is recalling containers of its Ground Oregano product after tests turned up possible Salmonella contamination.

Listeria from deli meat kills 12 in Denmark

An outbreak of Listeria from deli meat has been linked to the death of 12 people in Denmark.

Food Safety recall round-up 8-14 August

Recalls: Pathogens, aluminium levels and mislabelling

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to France, Hong Kong, Norway, Belgium and Germany.

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Salmonella chia seed outbreak ‘over’

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have said an outbreak of Salmonella from chia seeds that sickened 94 people...

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False positive results prompt CFIA U-turn

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has backtracked on a recall notice as additional testing has confirmed original findings were false positives.

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Chicken strip products recalled due to ‘quality issues’

Oberto’s Brands is recalling 57,578 pounds of chicken strip products due to quality issues, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).

Food Safety recall round-up 1-7 August

Recalls: Listeria, mislabelling and E.coli O126

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to the UK, US, Canada, Belgium and Germany.

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Clostridium botulinum sickens two

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has warned consumers not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because of Clostridium botulinum concerns.

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Foster Farm Salmonella outbreak declared over

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg which sickened more than 600 people linked to Foster Farms chicken appears to be over, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Food Safety recall round-up 25-31 July

Recalls: E.coli O111, Listeria and iron filings

This week in the recall round-up gallery the  reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to the UK, US, Canada, France, Belgium and Germany.

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Mondelez recalls chocolate after plastic contamination

Mondelez Australia has recalled Marvellous Creations Jelly Popping Candy Beanies chocolate bar because of plastic contamination.

Cyclospora outbreak source still unknown

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has reported 110 cases of Cyclospora infection but admitted it is still unsure of the source.

Food Safety recall round-up 18-24 July

Recalls: E.coli O126, Salmonella and glass

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Norway, Canada and Germany.

Walmart, Trader Joe's fruit recalled in Listeria scare

A fruit packaging company is recalling peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots due to contamination concerns; the recall is affecting Walmart, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, and other US retailers.

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Source of E.coli O111 illnesses investigated

E.coli O111 has sickened at least 13 people in Minnesota with the source still unknown.

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