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After Sunflower and Nut Butter Listeria Recall, Oskri Closes Plant

After a massive Listeria recall of sunflower butter and nut butters sold under a variety of brand names including Thrive and Inspired Organics, Oskri Corp. has closed the Lake Mills, Wis. plant where they were produced. In January, the company ceased production at the…

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Chocolate Milk Joins Milk, Cheese, Ice Cream Listeria Outbreak List

Listeria outbreaks are often linked to soft cheeses and raw milk products. But outbreaks linked to pasteurized dairy products are less common in North America. That’s why a new report about a previously undisclosed Listeria outbreak linked to chocolate milk…

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Wait, There Was Another Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak?

Four years ago, health officials made the surprising discovery that caramel apples were the source of a Listeria outbreak. Never before had the seasonal treat been linked with listeriosis, a foodborne illness usually associated with deli meats, soft cheeses, unpasteurized milk…

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Were Long Phung Food Safety Violations a Factor in Listeria Outbreak?

A Listeria outbreak linked to Long Phung pork products has ended after sickening four people in four states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All four people required hospitalization to treat the illness they developed after eating…

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Peaches, Plums, Nectarines and Listeria: A Brief History

Peaches, plums and nectarines sold in 18 states have been recalled for potential Listeria contamination. Stores that sold the fruit include Walmart, Aldi, Costco, Fairway Market, Market Basket, Hannaford and a number of small retailers. At the time of the…

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Computer Program IDs Likely Listeria Hotspots for Food Processors

Cornell University researchers have developed a computer modeling system that identifies locations in food facilities where Listeria is likely to grow. Using the system, called Environmental Monitoring With an Agent-Based Model of Listeria (EnABLe), food safety managers could test those areas…

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Listeria, E. coli and Salmonella Risk from Seed and Nut Butters

Recent Recalls and Outbreaks Highlight Risk Almond, Cashew, Macadamia, Soynut, Sunflower, Peanut Butter and Tahini A spate of recent recalls and outbreaks linked to butters made from nuts and seeds highlights the risk that some of these products pose. Contamination can…

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Lawsuits May Follow End of Johnston County Hams Listeria Outbreak

The Listeria outbreak linked to Johnston County Hams has ended after sickening four people and killing one of them, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But some of those sickened may still choose to file a lawsuit.…

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Food Safety Tips – Holiday Edition: Listeria and Potatoes

Food safety should be a priority year-round. But during the holidays, when the extended family comes together for a meal, it’s especially important. For example, pregnant women, people over 65 and people with compromised immune systems are more likely than…

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Long Phung Pork Products Listeria Outbreak Prompts Recall

A Listeria outbreak linked to Long Phung pork products has sickened four people and triggered a recall of the ready-to-eat products. Consumers who have purchased this brand of pork products should check recall information carefully. Because Listeria can cause illness…

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Johnston County Ham Listeria Outbreak: 4 Sick, 1 Dead

A Listeria outbreak linked to Johnston County Ham products has hospitalized four people, one of whom has died. The company has issued a recall for the ready-to-eat products. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can…

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Vulto Creamery Lawsuit and Listeriosis Compensation

Our Listeria lawyers can help if you or a loved one was sickened in the outbreak of listeriosis infections linked to Vulto Creamery cheese. The CDC updated its case count today, and there are now 8 confirmed cases in 4 states: Connecticut, Florida,…