SunOpta Grains and Foods Inc., of Eden Prairie, MN, is recalling 32,400 pounds of organic pineapple chucks because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

According to the recall posted by the FDA, the recall was initiated on May 19, 2023, and is ongoing.

The products were distributed in Oregon.

Recalled product:

  • Organic Pineapple

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Infantis infections.
Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback data showed that Gold Medal brand flour contaminated with Salmonella made people sick.

As of June 7, 2023, 14 people infected with the outbreak strain of

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with local health departments, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS), to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef.

A source of the ground beef has not yet been identified, but public health officials urge Illinois

Alfalfa sprouts with Salmonella Typhimurium linked to illnesses in Arizona (1), Iowa (6), Kansas (6), Missouri (9), Nebraska (26), New Hampshire (1), Oklahoma (1) and South Dakota (13).

As reported by Food Safety News, SunSprout Enterprises is on notice from the FDA after an inspection of their sprouting operation. The inspection was prompted by epidemiological

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is advising consumers that Cricket Creek Farm in Williamstown, MA is recalling Sophelise and Tobasi cheeses due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.   

Sophelise and Tobasi were distributed in Massachusetts and New York between March 29, 2023 and May 26, 2023.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recall notice indicates the products were distributed to two


The Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Region 8 (DSHS PHR 8) is currently investigating an outbreak of shigellosis in Lavaca County. DSHS PHR 8 is working to identify the source of the outbreak by interviewing individuals who have become sick and collecting food samples from a location where multiple individuals have

The good folks and MMWR published last month a very good explanation as to why Salmonella has no place in our food.

Not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breaded, stuffed chicken products (e.g., chicken stuffed with broccoli and cheese) typically have a crispy, browned exterior that can make them appear cooked. These products have been repeatedly linked to

Cricket Creek Farm of Williamstown, MA is recalling 165 units of Sophelise cheese and 149 pounds of Tobasi cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although

The good people at Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, just published a timely update on the risks of dining out – at restaurants or caterers.

My take away – hand washing, sick leave policies and vaccinate your employees against hepatitis A.

Here are the highlights.

Results: During 2017–2019, a total of 800 foodborne illness

According to press reports, more than 50 confirmed cases of salmonella have now been linked to Los Amigos Taqueria’s Brighton restaurant, state health officials confirmed Friday. 

The chain’s Brighton outpost was one of two ordered closed last week after health inspectors flagged multiple issues at each restaurant; the West Roxbury Los Amigos Taqueria also shut its