FDA Investigates Listeria Outbreak Linked to Frozen Vegetables

The FDA, CDC and state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis identified in March 2016. The CDC reports that eight people infected with the outbreak strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from three states (California, Maryland and Washington) from September 2013 – March 2016. Ill people ranged in age from … Continue reading FDA Investigates Listeria Outbreak Linked to Frozen Vegetables

Food recalls in EU – Week 23 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have two recalls from consumers in EU in the information for attention notifications: - Foreign bodies: glass fragments in sliced bamboo, following company's own check. Origin China, notified by Germany; - Heavy metals: cadmium in frozen whole squids, following a border control. Origin Argentina, notified by France. Between the alert notifications, followed by a withdrawal from … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 23 – 2014