CORE update of February 14, 2024

CORE update of February 14, 2024: the CORE list of outbreaks and adverse events includes only two activity cases, the same as last week. The outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes (ref #1214) is linked to Queso Fresco and Cotija Cheese manufactured by Rizo Lopez Foods, Inc. The FDA has been notified of additional companies who have issued public notifications or recalls for products linked to the Rizo-Lopez Foods, Inc. dairy recall that were sold at retail locations. MG Foods was added to the table. The advisory was updated to include investigation updates for the investigation of elevated lead levels in Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches (ref # 1198). As of February 13, 2024, the FDA has not received any additional confirmed complaints/reports of adverse events potentially linked to the recalled product. As of February 9, the CDC has received reports of 101 confirmed cases, 284 probable cases, and 37 suspected cases for a total of 422 cases from 44 different states through their reporting structure. @


 Investigations of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
Investigations of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

The following is a list of outbreak and adverse event investigations primarily being managed by FDA’s CORE Response Teams.

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