The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recommended to consumers avoid eating raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, due to they are linked to an outbreak in California, where 12 people have reported illnesses after consuming raw oysters in Los Angeles, Orange, Santa Barbara, and San Diego Counties.
Restaurants and retailers can protect customers by checking their inventory and shellfish tags that are required to identify the source to avoid any raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico. CDPH advises consumers to ask the retailer or restaurant about the source if the product is not labeled or identified.
Tyson Foods recalled 11.8 million pounds of frozen chicken strips because the products may be contaminated with pieces of metal, the United States Department of Agriculture announced Saturday. The USDA says consumers who have purchased these products should not consume them. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
The government agency advised this recall as an expansion of a March 21 recall in which approximately 69,000 pounds of strips were identified.
Grant Park Packing issued a recall of approximately 53,200 pounds of ground beef products due to a potential E. coli contamination announced yesterday the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. This recall is part of the ongoing investigation of an E. coli O103 outbreak. Further investigation is needed to determine if the recalled products are linked to this outbreak
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 21781” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recall notice states that these items were shipped to Minnesota for further distribution and Kentucky for institutional use. FSIS advises all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only consume ground beef that has been cooked to a temperature of 160°F.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture announced yesterday a recall of approximately 113,424 pounds of raw ground beef products due to potential E. coli contamination. The recall was issued by K2D Foods. At this time, there is no definitive link between this positive product and the ongoing E. coli O103 outbreak.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 51308” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the boxes. These items were shipped to distributors in Ft. Orange, Fla. and Norcross, Ga. for further distribution to restaurants. FSIS is concerned that some product may be in refrigerators or freezers of restaurants. Restaurants that have purchased these products are urged not to serve them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Patrick Quade, founder of IWasPoisoned.com and DineSafe.org com will speak at the 2019 Food Safety Summit (FSS) conference in Houston, TX on June 5th held by Harris County Public Health.
This year’s theme is the Future of Food Safety. Some of the topics are about health inspection scoring, new technologies, and it will include a panel discussion on social media.