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    The source of decade-long Listeria outbreaks was identified as cheeses manufactured by Rizo Lopez Foods

    The CDC reported that as of February 8, 2024, 26 people were infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria. 23 were hospitalized, and 2 died. The CDC investigated some outbreaks connected to queso...

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    In Canada, Meta brand Enoki Mushroom was recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

    The CFIA announced that its test result and a customer complaint caused the recall of Meta brand Enoki mushrooms due to Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of the pro...

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    UAlbany scientists receive USDA funding to develop a color-changing Salmonella detection kit

    The University at Albany researchers have been awarded $611,000 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop a new, fast-acting tool for Salmonella detection. If successful, the test will reduce the ti...

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    The outbreak of Salmonella in cantaloupes October-November 2023

    The 2023 outbreak of Salmonella in cantaloupes hit the US and Canada in October 2023. It caused 5 deaths in the US and 6 in Canada. As of December 15, 2023, there were...

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    Irvington Seafood recalls “Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw Meat” due to Listeria monocytogenes

    Irvington Seafood (Irvington, AL) recalled its 1 lb. packages of "Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw meat" because they can potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled "Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, F...

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    Update to Palmer Candy Company recall of White Confectionary due to Salmonella

    The FDA reported that the press release of Palmer Candy was updated to include additional best-by dates of the products, such as Caramel Swirl Pretzels 4oz, Cookies & Cream Yummy Chow 14#, Munchy Medley 4oz, Peanut Butte...

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