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 19/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria monocytogenes (3500 CFU/g) in raw cow's milk cheese from France, following company's own check. Notified by France, distributed also to Germany and United Kingdom; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 19/2015