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    Why French Lentil & Leek Crumbles frozen Soup caused 393 illness and 133 hospitalizations

    In June of 2022, shortly after introducing French Lentil & Leek Crumbles Frozen Soup to the market, the company had received ~500 reports of people getting sick after eating it. Symptoms included gastrointestinal...

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    In Canada, another enoki mushroom recall: Good brand due to Listeria monocytogenes

    The CFIA reported that another Enoki mushroom was found contaminated with Listeria. The 'Good' brand of Enoki mushrooms has been recalled in Ontario due to Listeria monocytogenes. The product was packed in 200g plastic bags ...

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    Garland Ventures recalled Ready-to-Eat Chicken Fried Rice due to Listeria contamination

    The USDA/FSIS announced that Garland Ventures (Garland, Texas) recalled approximately 13,842 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken fried rice products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. The RTE chicken fried...

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    Artificial tear eye drops caused an outbreak of extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    The CDC and its partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of an extremely drug-resistant strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. According to the CDC, the outbreak was caused by artificial tears. The strain is Verona...

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    CORE update of December 06, 2023

    CORE update of December 06, 2023: the CORE list of outbreaks and adverse events includes seven activity cases. A new outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes (ref #1205) in a not yet identified food has been added to the table. In...

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    The ripple effect from cantaloupes contaminated with Salmonella continues: TGD Cuts recalled fresh-cut Fruit Cup, Clamshell, and Tray

    The FDA reported that TGD Cuts, LLC has initiated a voluntary recall of the specific fresh-cut fruit cup, clamshell, and tray products because they contain cantaloupe from TruFresh, which can potentially be contaminated with...

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