Ground bison and bison burgers produced by Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc. have been linked to a multistate E.Coli outbreak in seven states, where 21 people have been reported sick and eight of them have been hospitalized, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) notice. No deaths have been reported. The company issued a recall of these products on July 16th.
CDC advises consumers not to eat the recalled products and also advises to restaurants and retailers not to sell or serve these. The recalled Bison Burgers & Bison Ground were distributed across Eastern & Central US., to institutions and retail outlets.
The FDA announced that hummus products made between May 30, 2019, and June 25, 2019, by Pita Pal Foods, LP; were recalled over concerns that these may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses linked to this recall have been reported so far.
The products have been distributed nationwide and to the United Arab Emirates.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced a recall of Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kits by Fresh Taste Produce Ltd after one of the tests made by the agency was positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
Multiple brands Hamburger, Hot Dog Buns and other bakery products are being recalled due to the possible presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may cause a choking hazard. The recall was issued by Flowers Foods, Inc. No injuries have been reported so far.
The recalled products were under multiple brand names and distributed to several retailers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Growers Express issued a voluntary recall of select fresh vegetable products due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. These products came from a production facility in Biddeford, Maine. So far, there have been no illnesses linked to this recall.
The recalled products include packaged varieties of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini, and a butternut squashed based veggie bowl, and were distributed under different names, although most of these are labeled with a “Best If Used By” date of June 26 – June 29, 2019. The company advises that consumers who purchased any of the recalled products are urged not to consume them and to throw the products away.