The Rhode Island Department of Health announced today that recent test results strongly suggest black pepper is the source of the Salmonella outbreak associated with Daniele Inc. salami.  According to the CDC, the outbreak has sickened at least 207 people in 42 states.

Daniele purchased black pepper from two different distributors (Mincing Oversees Spice Company and

Knoxville, Tennessee-based House of Thaller, Inc. recalled 529 pounds of Smoked Salmon Dip on October 29th for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  According to the FDA recall release, the salmon dip was distributed in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia and was sold in Kroger-brand packaging.  The Georgia Department of Health identified the problem during routine retail sampling.Continue Reading Kroger Salmon Dip Recalled for Listeria Contamination

The Associated Press reports that unpasteurized orange juice products from Orchid Island Juice Co. of Fort Pierce, Fla., have, according to this story, been recalled because they may be contaminated with salmonella. The juice is packaged and distributed under a variety of brand names, including Nino Salvaggio’s, Westborn Market and Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice. The