Specific lots of product containing frozen blackberries (described below) are being recalled by Alma Pak as they can be contaminated with Norovirus.FDA urges consumers who have purchased the products to destroy them or to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Recalled products are specific lots of 16 oz Great Value Frozen Blackberries and 12 oz Tipton Grove Frozen Mixed Berries. The recall was announced after the FDA testing of the products was positive for Norovirus.
10-ounce packages of Woodstock frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers are being subjected to a recall by United Natural Foods (UNFI) over concerns that these may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. So far, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
According to the recall notice, published by the FDA, the product comes in a 10-ounce plastic package with UPC code 4256301714, lot #60B, and expiration date of April 2020. Consumers who purchased this product are advised not to consume it and discard it.
The FDA announced that Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods (West) Inc. is voluntary recalling Signature Select Avocado Chunks, with a best before date of Oct 11, 20, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been linked to this recall so far.
Consumers who have purchased the Product should discard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. The product was distributed in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, Texas, and Utah.
As of June 25th, 9:00 am US Eastern we have gathered reports relating to the Dominican Republic citing over 2,110 persons sickened.
Over 1,830 of the reported illnesses mention locations in and around Punta Cana. Over 870 of the reported illnesses cite the Hard Rock Punta Cana. This is an unusual amount of reporting activity and indicative of a serious problem. As a comparison we received reports citing 10 persons sick for the entire year in 2018. Read more...
Patrick Quade founder of IWasPoisoned.com and DineSafe.org recently speak at the 2019 Food Safety Summit (FSS) conference held in Houston, TX where he was part of the panel discussion about food safety in a digital age using social media.
Also, Patrick had the opportunity to talk about how sites as iwaspoisoned.com crowdsource information and make reporting foodborne illness easier to the people.