A listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupe or rockmelon left three dead in Australia. The outbreak prompted the country’s melon industry to adopt measures to avoid similar incidents in the future.
Public Health March 4, 2018
Possible listeria contamination has prompted Sabra Dipping Co. to issue a voluntary recall of some of its hummus products. Listeria was identified at the company's manufacturing facility.
Public Health November 20, 2016
Country Fresh LLC. has announced a recall of pre-cut fresh vegetables on possible listeria contamination. About 30,000 cases of veggies shipped to eight major retailers in the country are being recalled by the company.
Public Health August 30, 2016
American supermarket chain Hy-Vee voluntarily recalled two of its frozen rice food items due to listeria scares. To date, no hospitalizations linked to the case have been reported.
Public Health May 17, 2016
An FDA report found that Dole Food Company officials knew about the listeria issues at their Ohio salad plant more than a year before the factory closed in January. The Department of Justice is also conducting its own investigation.
Public Health May 1, 2016
Another Listeria scare has lead to the recall of Reser's Fine Foods salads due to possible contamination. The bacterial infection may cause fatal and serious effects to people who are vulnerable.
Life April 14, 2016
The U.S. FDA released an announcement that Alimentos Congelados is voluntarily recalling their Frozen Broccoli Cuts due to Listeria contamination. The company had ceased distribution of the product and is fully cooperating with the regulating agencies.
Society April 4, 2016
A current, multi-state listeria outbreak sickened 12 people and killed one. Test results linked the outbreak to Dole packaged salads produced by the Springfield facility in Ohio. Dole announced they ceased the operations in the said facility. The company is currently pulling out said products from the shelves.
Life January 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating ice cream company Blue Bell Creameries for its handling of a 2015 listeria outbreak. The incident resulted in 10 documented cases of listeriosis that caused three deaths.
Life January 4, 2016
Whole Foods recalled some of its products due to possible listeria contamination. Consumers who brought the affected products are urged to throw them away or return to place of purchase.
Life October 25, 2015
General Mills is recalling 10-ounce bags of Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans after finding out that a package tested positive for contamination with the bacteria listeria.
Life August 28, 2015
Listeriosis can have severe consequences when not addressed immediately. Knowing the signs of an infection is integral in taking quick action to receive treatment.
Life May 26, 2015
Hy-Vee has recalled a pasta salad product due to potential threat of listeriosis disease. The store offers a variety of goods in addition to this product.
Life April 30, 2015
Blue Bell Creameries may face lawsuits over its latest product recalls due to the listeria scare. A new investigation reveals links between the ice cream and cases of listeriosis spanning five years.
Life April 25, 2015
Ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries of Texas is recalling all of their products produced from March 17 to March 27 after receiving confirmed reports of bacterial contamination in two samples of their chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream product.
Life April 21, 2015
A listeriosis outbreak that is thought to have caused the death of three people has been linked to a processing plant in Bakersfield. The plant is owned by Bidart Bros., who has issued a recall of apples sold, with the last shipment going out Dec. 2.
Life January 11, 2015
Caramel apples recalled by a Missouri food firm over possible listeria contamination. The latest listeria outbreak has resulted in the deaths of at least three people.
Life December 26, 2014
The CDC advises consumers not to eat commercially produced caramel apples pending the results of investigations on the specific brands that may have sickened 28 individuals across 10 states.
Life December 21, 2014
Pacific Organic Produce is recalling several cases of organic mangoes that maybe contaminated with Listeria. The mangoes were delivered to retailers and distributors in several U.S. states.
Life May 7, 2014