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.
Kroger recalled company produced boneless and bone-in ribeye steaks, and ground beef because of possible E.Coli contamination. According to the announcement, there have been no confirmed reports of illnesses linked to these products.
Customers who purchased these products from April 23 up to June 7, 2019, are advised to avoid consuming these and returning them to the store for a full refund. Also, check your freezer, as these may have been frozen for storage.
Kroger company issued a recall of Private Selection Frozen products after one of the samples analyzed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tested positive to Hepatitis A. No customer illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.
The products were manufactured by Townsend Farms and distributed to all Kroger and associates stores nationwide.
The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published a recall announcement by Perdue Foods LLC., of approximately 15.85 tons of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of bone material. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Perdue informed that the recalled products bear establishment number “EST. P-369” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and they were shipped to retail locations nationwide. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products.