Epidemiologic and laboratory data show that enoki mushrooms are contaminated with Listeria and are making people sick. FDA found two strains of Listeria in an import sample of Utopia Foods brand enoki mushrooms. One strain is linked to the two illnesses that were already included in this outbreak, and the other strain is linked to
Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
CDC: Hepatitis A Outbreak linked to Fresh Strawberries reported in California, North Dakota, Minnesota and Canada
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A potentially linked to contaminated fresh organic strawberries reportedly sold as FreshKampo or HEB, purchased in the United States between March 5, 2022, and April 25, 2022. The Public Health Agency of…
Minnesota confirms illness associated with multi-state hepatitis A outbreak linked to strawberries
Fresh strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak that sickened 17 nationwide
Minnesota officials are warning consumers to avoid eating fresh, organic strawberries from the FreshKampo or HEB brands after linking hepatitis A illnesses to these strawberries.
The Minnesota Department of Health, the California Department of Public Health, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture are working…
Fresh, organic strawberries associated with Hepatitis A infections distributed in North Dakota
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is providing information regarding an outbreak of hepatitis A cases in the United States associated with fresh, organic strawberries. One case linked to this outbreak has been reported in North Dakota. The individual was hospitalized and has since recovered.
The FDA, along with CDC, the Public Health…
But, Berry Hepatitis A Outbreaks happen with other Berries too – 2019 editionHepat
CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)external iconinvestigated a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A associated with exposure to contaminated fresh blackberries sold at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market and Woodman’s grocery stores during September 2019.
As of February 19, 2020, a total of 20 outbreak-associated cases…
The last Hepatitis A Outbreak linked to Strawberries happened in 2016
Several states, CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationexternal icon (FDA) have completed investigation of a multistate outbreak of foodborne hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that results from infection with the hepatitis A virus. It can range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe…
27 Hepatitis A Illnesses in California, Minnesota, North Dakota, Alberta and Saskatchewan linked to fresh organic strawberries branded as FreshKampo and HEB
“When in doubt, throw them out!”
Total United States Illnesses: 17 – Canada 10
United States Hospitalizations: 12 – Canada 4
Illness onset dates range from March 28 – April 30, 2022.
States with Cases: California (15), Minnesota (1), North Dakota (1) – Provinces with Cases: Alberta (4) and Saskatchewan (6)
Product Distribution: United State…
Washington State part of Jif Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak
Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is working with local and federal public health partners to investigate a case of Salmonella that is likely linked to consuming contaminated Jif® brand peanut butter products. The Whitman County resident, who was not hospitalized, has a confirmed case of Salmonella associated with a nationwide peanut butter outbreak involving…
As many as 7 with Salmonella linked to Buba Noodle Bar
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services (DPHS), in collaboration with the City of Manchester Department of Health, is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections. As of May 22, 2022, seven persons with Salmonella Enteriditis infection have been identified who also reported eating at Buba Noodle Bar, located…
FDA Update: Do not consume Jif Peanut Butter with lot code numbers 1274425 through 2140425 and the first seven digits end with 425
When in doubt, throw it out.
Follow these steps:
- Check if you have Jif peanut butter in your home.
- Locate the lot code on the back of the jar, under the Best If Used By Date (the lot code may be next to the Best If Used By Date for cups or squeeze pouches).