Yesterday, a company called Del Bueno, of Grandview, Washington, recalled queso fresco cheese products due to potential listeria contamination. The recall was initiated after routine samping by the Washington State Department of Agriculture detected the presence of listeria monocytogenes in the cheese products, but the Dept. of Ag. also stated today that an illness has
Another Recall: queso fresco contaminated with listeria
Another recall today (actually, the queso fresco recall was announced yesterday, but expanded upon today by the FDA). This one concerns cheese (queso fresco soft mexican cheese) due to potential contamination by listeria monocytogenes. The FDA’s cheese recall announcement states as follows:
Del Bueno of Grandview, WA is recalling all size packages of Queso
Easter Recall: Minnesota ham potentially contaminated by listeria
The USDA’s food safety and inspection service announced this morning the recall of ham products (bad timing) that are potentially contaminated by listeria. The USDA’s statement reads as follows:
Lorentz Meats, a Cannon Falls, Minn., establishment, is recalling approximately 100 pounds of ham products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department
Queseria Bendita Listeria-Contaminated Cheese Recall
The FDA announced yesterday a recall by Queseria Bendita of certain cheese products due to fears that the products are contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes. The potentially lethal bacteria has been found at the Queseria Bendita facility and in samples of unopened, recalled product.
Queseria Bendita is a small cheesemaking operation in Yakima, WA. They’ve…
Massachusetts: Milk recalled after 2 deaths
The Milford Daily News reported that two people died after drinking milk produced by Whittier Farms in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. According to the story, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a warning to consumers not to drink milk produced by the dairy because it might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Whittier Farms distributes most of…
Onions recalled for Listeria contamination
Gills Onions recalled bags of onions distributed to Trader Joe’s stores in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington after the Washington Department of Agriculture found Listeria monocytogenes in a package of the onions. The onions are marked as Gills Onions Brand or Sysco Natural Brand bags have a best-if-used by date of June…
Kraft issues recall over Listeria concerns
Kraft Foods Inc., in what officials called "a precautionary measure," this morning issued a recall for meat products made at a certain production facility because of concerns about possible contamination with Listeria
The Northfield-based food-product concern said that Carolina Culinary Foods, an "external manufacturer" for Kraft which is based in South Carolina, issued a recall Feb. 18 because "of a finding of Listeria monocytogenes in a single package" of Oscar Mayer/Louis Rich Chicken Breast Strips – Grilled with a "best when used by date" of 19APR2007.…
Lappert’s Ice Cream Recalls Banana Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk
Lappert’s Ice Cream of Richmond California is recalling its Banana Caramel Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The product is sold in standard one pint ice cream cartons and is identified as “Banana Caramel Chocolate Chip”. The product contains no date code. The product has been…