USDA FSIS 2020 What Happened To The Recalls
Meat and Poultry Recalls Hit an All-Time Low in 2020

When Food Poisoning Bulletin began a review of food recalls in 2020, it discovered there had been a dramatic decline in the number of recalls for meat and poultry but not for other food products. In order to look for…

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Outbreak Linked to AFC Sushi Sold at Harris Teeter Stores in NC

A food poisoning outbreak linked to AFC Sushi sold at two Harris Teeter locations in North Carolina has sickened more than 10 people, according to county health officials. The product was sold from November 13, 2020, to November 19, 2020,…

Listeria Meningitis From Contaminated Ice Cream: One Man’s Story

September is Food Safety Education Month, where public health agencies like the FDA, CDC, and USDA encourage people to follow best practices for food safety in order to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness. The CDC estimates that about…

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Cyclospora Outbreak from Bagged Salads Sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee, Walmart, Giant Eagle, ShopRite and Jewel-Osco

Our food safety attorneys are filing lawsuits on behalf of people sickened by Cyclospora contaminated salads sold at ALDI, Hy-Vee, Walmart, Giant Eagle, ShopRite and Jewel-Osco. If you consumed bagged ‘Garden Salad’ or any salad containing iceberg lettuce or red…

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Cyclospora Salad Lawsuit Filed Against Fresh Express in Illinois

Our food safety lawyers filed a Cyclospora lawsuit in connection to the ongoing outbreak linked to Fresh Express bagged salad. The lawsuit (case number 20L528) was filed on behalf of a female resident of Illinois, who was sickened after eating…

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Iowa Salad Cyclospora Outbreak Hits ALDI, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco Shoppers

A bagged salad Cyclospora outbreak has sickened 54 people in Iowa who shopped at ALDI, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco stores. The garden salads, which contain red cabbage, carrots and iceberg lettuce,  were produced by Fresh Express and sold under store brand…

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CDC Report Charts 2016 -2019 Food Poisoning Trends

Efforts to reduce food poisoning in the U.S. are failing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An analysis of the three-year-period from 2016-2019 shows the incidence of food poisoning from the most…

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Should We Be Paying More Attention to the GI Symptoms of COVID-19?

Should we be paying more attention to the gastrointestinal symptoms of COVID-19? The answer, according to new studies from China published in Gastroenterology, is definitely yes. Fever, cough and shortness of breath are the hallmark COVID-19 symptoms we’ve all been…

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FDA Finds E. coli, Mold, Dead Roaches at Gourmet Catering in Nashville

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to the Nashville-based airline caterer Gourmet Catering to Go after inspectors found mold, E. coli and dead roaches near its kitchen. Based on those and other unsanitary conditions, the…

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Costco, Publix, HEB, Kroger, Trader Joe’s Take COVID-19 Precautions

Grocery store chains are taking precautionary measures amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. COVID-19 is virus that is transmitted through person-to-person contact, specifically when respiratory droplets from coughs and sneezes of infected people make contact with the mucous membranes of other…

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Sprouts Unlimited, Jimmy Johns Warned About Recurring Violations in Food Poisoning Outbreaks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent warning letters to Sprout’s Unlimited of Marion, IA and Jimmy John’s sandwich chain for recurring violations in food poisoning outbreaks linked to clover sprouts and cucumbers. Contact the Pritzker Hageman Food Poisoning…

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US PIRG Study: Supermarkets Aren’t Providing Enough Recall Information

Based on its recent study of supermarket recall protocols, US PIRG says grocery stores need to be doing more to protect consumers. The U.S. PIRG Education Fund surveyed 26 supermarket chains and found that all of them need to improve…