Mother files lawsuit against Abbott claiming contaminated infant formula led to daughter’s hospitalization
A mother in Florida has filed a lawsuit against formula maker Abbott Laboratories, alleging its contaminated infant formula caused her newborn daughter to contract Salmonella and ultimately be hospitalized.
Kinder chocolates recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
A pair of popular chocolate assortments have been voluntarily recalled as they could possibly be contaminated with salmonella typhimurium. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. recalled the products after discovering the chocolates were produced in a facility where salmonella was detected. The two products that were recalled are the Kinder Happy Moments Milk Chocolate and Crispy Wafers Assortment and the Kinder Mix Chocolate Treats Basket. The Kinder Mix Chocolate Treats Basket is a 5.3-ounce cardboard basket with lot code 03L 018AR – 306. READ MORE:Pancake mix recalled for possible cable fragmentsMore baby formula recalled as FDA investigates children’s illnesses, two deathsmlive.com
Huge onion recall: Here are all the onions you should throw out, according to FDA
Salmonella linked to whole onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 states, including Michigan - resulting in a massive produce recall. Here are more specifics on the recalled onions:Recalls have also been initiated by the following companies that sold recalled onions or products. The ProSource Produce LLC onions were distributed in:50 lb., 25 lb., 10 lb., 5 lb., 3 lb., and 2 lb. mesh sacks50 lb., 40 lb., 25 lb., 10 lb., and 5 lb. Other retailers who utilized the onions also recalled products, including Potandon Produce LLC, HelloFresh and Every Plate.mlive.com
People hospitalized after salmonella outbreak reported in Michigan, 34 other states
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections in 35 states, including Michigan. The CDC said there have been at least 419 confirmed cases associated with the outbreak with 66 hospitalizations and no deaths. No food source has been identified as a cause of the outbreak, the CDC said. Most people infected with Salmonella experience diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. Prevention tipsTo prevent the spread of Salmonella, the CDC has the following tips:mlive.com
Serenade Foods recalls frozen raw breaded stuffed chicken products due to possible salmonella exposure
Serenade Foods is recalling approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday.
13 important 2020 product recalls you should know about
As we wind down the year, let’s take a look at some important recalls to know about. The outbreak was linked to onions sold at major stores. “Do not eat, serve, or sell recalled onions from Thomson International, Inc., or food made with these onions. The beef products were produced on June 1 and shipped to retail locations nationwide, officials said. The $100 doorbells were sold on Ring’s website and on Amazon between June 2020 and October 2020, according to the CPSC.
Meijer recalls whole, cut cantaloupe sold in Michigan due to salmonella risk
Meijer stores have announced a recall of whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls due to a potential risk of salmonella. Officials announced Wednesday a voluntary recall of whole and cut cantaloupe sold at Meijer stores between September 26 and October 5 in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. The recalled cantaloupe products originated from Eagle Produce, LLC in Aguila, Arizona, officials said. Customers who purchased recalled products should not consume them -- recalled products can be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Select cut cantaloupe products may have also been used in Meijer’s store-made products.
Real Pet Food Company recalls dog food due to possible salmonella contamination
PHOENIX – Real Pet Food Company has voluntary recalled Billy+Margot Wild Kangaroo and Superfoods Recipe 4lb bags because it could be contaminated with salmonella. No illnesses have been reported, but pet owners should monitor their pets and themselves for symptoms of a salmonella infection. The symptoms include: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. If your pet has consumed the recalled product you should contact your veterinarian. Customers who purchased a recalled product can call Real Pet Food between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. EST for a refund.
Dog food line recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
Sunshine Mills, Inc. has issued a recall of a dog food line due to potential salmonella contamination. Pet owners are asked to discontinue use of the recalled product and return any unused portion at the place of purchase for a full refund. Sunshine Mills says that there are currently no reports of illnesses or injuries related to the recalled product. Natures Menu Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail has been recalled by Sunshine Mills on Aug. 24, 2020 due to a possible salmonella contamination. Photo provided by Sunshine Mills, Inc. (Sunshine Mills, Inc.)More News
ALDI recalls packaged peaches due to possible Salmonella contamination
ALDI is recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier Wawona Packing Company due to possible Salmonella contamination. According to the FDA, ALDI has removed the affected peaches from select ALDI stores in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia. Here are the affected products and UPC codes:Product Packaging UPC Code Select Stores in These Affected States Wawona Peaches 2 lb. Customers with additional questions can contact Wawona Packing Company LLC Customer Service at 1-877-722-7554. Related: Recall expands for onions linked to Salmonella outbreak; 44 cases in Michigan
Recall expands for onions linked to Salmonella outbreak; 44 cases in Michigan
Do not eat, serve, or sell recalled onions from Thomson International, Inc., or food made with these onions. Foods made with recalled onions such as cheese dips or spreads, salsas, and chicken salads have also been recalled. If you used recalled onions to make any other food or dont know where those onions were from, dont eat the food. Advice to Restaurants, Retailers, and SuppliersRestaurants and retailers should not serve or sell recalled onions or foods prepared with these onions. Sixteen of the 21 clusters served red onions, 12 served yellow onions, and 10 served white onions.
Recalled onions linked to Salmonella outbreak; 36 cases in Michigan
U.S. health officials are warning consumers to throw away onions linked to a Salmonella outbreak reported in more than 40 states. Do not eat, serve, or sell recalled onions from Thomson International, Inc., or food made with these onions. Other companies have also issued recalls of foods, like chicken salads, made with recalled onions. (Full list of recalled products)Some foods made with recalled onions, such as deli salads and vegetable mixes, have also been recalled. If you used onions to make any other food and dont know where the onions were from, dont eat the food.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 10, 2020
The FDA reported 640 total cases of Salmonella Newport infections nationwide, with 36 in Michigan, as of Aug. 6, 2020. Trending Great Lakes record 84 waterspouts in first outbreak of 2020At least 84 waterspouts were recorded over the Great Lakes last week in the lakes first waterspout outbreak this year, researchers say. Waterspouts are whirling columns of air and water mist that are common on the Great Lakes during this time of the year, meteorologists say. Connected to cumulus clouds, waterspouts on the Great Lakes are typically formed when cooler air travels across the warm waters -- and water temperatures in the Great Lakes have been higher than average this summer. Officials say the corrected cases may have been recorded as deceased in error or new information may indicate that previously reported deaths were not in fact COVID-19 associated.
Dole recalls baby spinach over salmonella concerns
Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH via Wikimedia CommonsATLANTA - Some packages of Dole baby spinach have been recalled because of concerns about salmonella contamination. Dole Fresh Vegetables has issued a voluntary recall for baby spinach sold in 6-ounce bags and 10-ounce clamshell containers, with the use-by date of August 5, the company said in an alert from the US Food & Drug Administration. The recall is a precautionary measure after a sample of baby spinach tested positive for salmonella in Michigan, the company said. The recalled product also was distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin. Salmonella is one of the most frequently reported foodborne illnesses in the United States, sickening an estimated 1.2 million people a year and killing approximately 450.
Dole recalls baby spinach after random test finds salmonella risk
Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling baby spinach sold in 10 states after a random sample tested positive for salmonella. Retailers that sold the possibly contaminated spinach include Kroger and Target. The impacted product involves 6-ounce bags of baby spinach with the lot code W20308A and UPC code 0-71430-00964-2 and 10-ounce Dole Baby Spinach in plastic clamshell-style packages with the lLot code W203010 and UPC code 0-71430-00016-8. The recall comes after a sample of baby spinach tested positive for salmonella in a random test conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture. Consumers with questions can call the Dole consumer center at 1-800-356-3111, which is open 24 hours daily.cbsnews.com
Dole issues baby spinach recall due to possible salmonella risk
These Dole baby spinach products were recalled on Aug. 9, 2019. (WDIV)DETROIT - Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling cases of baby spinach due to a possible health risk of salmonella. The recalled products are 6-ounce Dole Baby Spinach bags with lot code W20308A and 10-ounch Dole Baby spinach clamshells with lot code W203010. The product is expired and should no longer be on retail shelves, Dole officials said. No other Dole products are included in the recall, officials said.
Dont Touch Any Pig Ear Treats Or Feed Them To Your Dog, The FDA And CDC Say
A warning about a multistate salmonella outbreak tied to the treats has been updated to include all pig ear products. Animals and their humans can get sick from simply handling these treats or caring for a dog who has eaten one. The CDC and the US Food and Drug Administration are also advising retailers not to sell pig ear treats. Companies have recalled pig ear products because of possible contamination. No single supplier, distributor or common brand of pig ear treats has been identified that could account for all the illnesses.detroit.cbslocal.com
FDA and CDC: Don't touch pig ear treats or feed them to your dog
A warning about a multistate salmonella outbreak tied to the treats has been updated to include all pig ear products. Animals and their humans can get sick from simply handling these treats or caring for a dog who has eaten one. The CDC and the US Food and Drug Administration are also advising retailers not to sell pig ear treats. Companies have recalled pig ear products because of possible contamination. "No single supplier, distributor or common brand of pig ear treats has been identified that could account for all the illnesses.
CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak
(Reuters) - Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday. One death was reported in Ohio and the other one in Texas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An additional 489 people with salmonella infections have been added to an ongoing investigation since the last update in June, the CDC said, taking the total to 768 cases from 48 states. Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause serious and severe infections in children, frail or elderly people and others with weak immune system.feeds.reuters.com
Pig ear dog treats recalled as FDA and CDC investigate multi-state salmonella outbreak
Pig ear dog treats sold in more than 30 states have been recalled after the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced they were investigating a possible link between the treats and a salmonella outbreak in humans that's resistant to many antibiotics. However, contact with pig ear dog treats is the likely cause of the outbreak, according to the CDC. Pet Supplies Plus said none of the salmonella cases have been confirmed to be linked to products sold at its stores. The FDA said it's working with Pet Supplies Plus to determine the source of the pig ear treats, how they were contaminated and where they were distributed. The CDC said the investigation is ongoing to determine if there is a common supplier of the pig ear dog treats.cnbc.com
Father of 3 Dies After Getting Sick From Gecko He Reportedly Ate on a Dare
An Australian father of three is believed to have died from salmonella that he contracted after eating a gecko on a dare. But a day later, he was throwing up "green," his sister Hannah Dowell told the paper. She added that there's no evidence one way or the other that David did in fact eat the gecko. David died on Dec. 11 after suffering from organ failure throughout his body, his family said, having "basically rotted from the inside out." Speaking to 7News.com.au, Bricknell said she would warn against anyone ever accepting a dare like the one David might have.
62 sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas
CDC via CNN(CNN) - Sixty-two people in eight US states have fallen ill this year from Salmonella related to fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Salmonella, which rarely affects how food tastes or smells, lives in the intestinal tracts of animals, including birds and people. If you're not sure where your papayas have come from, throw them outThe CDC is advising folks in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island to avoid eating whole, fresh papayas from Mexico. The agency recommends washing and sanitizing places where papayas are stored, including counter tops and refrigerator shelves. Meanwhile, the US Food and Drug Administration wants importers, suppliers, distributors and other food service providers to halt sales across all states of papayas imported from Mexico.