Food safety is important to all. Because of possible bacterial contamination, several kinds of Smoked Salmon have been recalled both have June 2012 dates: BJ’S Wholesale Club, Wellsley Farms brand 16oz Nova and Spence & Co Ltd brand 8oz Smoked Salmon Trim. Return the cans to the place of purchase for a full refund. Check your pantry for Smoked Salmon in cans today!
The Simmering Soup Company is recalling the Mild Salsa and the Balela Trader Joe products that contain diced onions that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This organism is potentially fatal when eaten by some people, especially frail people and young or unborn children. These products are packaged in plastic translucent cups with snap on lids and were sent to stores the last week in July. Consumers can return these products for a full refund. States affected by the recall are South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia and the southern portion of Virginia. UPC codes are 00285841 and 00683067.
Garden Fresh Foods is another company that is recalling their product due to getting their onions from Gill’s Onions. Gills Onions are contaminated with because of listeria monocytogenes. The bacterium causes food poisoning which is very dangerous to the very old, the very young and those with immune issues. Salads, slaws and other produce are being recalled to keep loyal consumers safe. Do not eat these items. Return them for full refund. Call 1-800-645-3367 with any concerns.
Several brand name items that contain Gill Onions have been recalled. These items may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes which is known to cause fatal infections in young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. Even those who are healthy may suffer side effects such as headaches, diarreah, stiffness, etc. Any items containing these onions will be removed from all store shelves.
San Miguel Produce is recalling their green kit because of possible contamination of onions in that kit. This is a followup action of a recall made my Gills Onions who produces the onion in their kit. There is a possible contamination of a bacteria that is a harmful, especially to people with weakened immune systems, like children and the elderly. Perhaps this bacteria is more harmful to unborn babies as it can cause miscarriages and still births in pregnant women.
A voluntary recall of packaged onions and celery was expanded due to concerns about Listeria contamination. There haven’t been any illnesses relating to the recall, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The products include dice, whole-peeled and silvered onions and with a diced onion and celery mix. They were shipped to several states throughout the United States. The recall is under investigation by the company Gills Onions LLC along with the FDA, according to news reports.
Gills Onions recently recalled onions that may be contaminated. The products involved in the recall have a use-by date before August 3rd. So far, there have been no illnesses. Listeria is especially dangerous for those who have weakened immune systems. Short-term symptoms of contamination include fever, headache, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The unsafe onions were distributed across the country to states including Pennsylvania and Washington. As a precaution, Gills Onions announced the recall and pulled the product from shelves across the country. They are currently informing any customers who purchased the product, according to news reports.
“Our priority right now is to carry out this recall effectively and efficiently in order to reduce the risk to public health,’ said Steve Gill, president of the company. “We’ve identified the problem, and we are taking aggressive actions to prevent this from happening again. These initial actions include the formulation of a panel of food safety experts and microbiologists with expertise in Listeria control, an expansion of the required microbial surveillance and sanitation programs, and continued testing.”
Four styles of cheese made by Mexicali Cheese Corp of Woodhaven, N.Y. have been recalled as of July 2, 2012 due to possible listeria contamination following standard testing. The four styles are Mexicali Queso Fresco Mexicano, Acatlan Queso Fresco, Mi Quesito Mexicano, and Quesillo Ecuatoriano and all four are found in a 14 oz tub with the markings of plant number 36-0128 and code 071512. This recall affects the New York Metropolitan area. No illnesses have been reported at this time.
2,600 cases of bagged salad was recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria. Dole Fresh Vegetables announced the recall of “Hearts of Romaine” that have a specific used-by date of June 26th along with a certain UPC code. There have not been any illnesses connected to this recalled product. The voluntary recall was announced as a precaution since a sampling showed positive results for Listeria, which can lead to many hazardous symptoms, especially for those with weakened immune systems. The states where this potentially harmful product was sold include North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, Maryland, and Virginia. “No other salads are included in the recall. Any consumers who still have the product should discard it. Retailers and consumers with questions may call the Dole Food Company Consumer Response Center at 800-356-311 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday,” according to news reports.
As a personal injury attorney, I hope that nobody is harmed by this unsafe product. If you or someone dear to you was harmed by a recalled product, you may want to discuss your case with an attorney who can evaluate your case and help protect and defend your legal rights. With an attorney on your side, you are more likely to get the results you deserve for your case. An attorney can guide you through your case and make sure you get the results you deserve for your case.
Consumers are being warned about a cheese product that was declared unsafe because it may be contaminated with Listeria. The Queso Fresco cheese was manufactured by Mexicali Cheese Corp. They were packed into a 14-ounce plastic tub. The product’s name differs based on varying packaging, and could be either Mexicali Queso Fresco Mexicano, Mexican Style Fresh Cheese, Acatlan Queso Fresco, or Fresh Cheese. The problem was detected during a routine sampling by the Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services, when they discovered the Listeria contamination. The tests results resulted in their recall from the market, and they will continue to be tested for any other cheese the company manufactures. “Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy persons may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women,” according to news reports.
As a personal injury attorney, I hope that nobody is harmed by this product. If you or someone dear to you was harmed by an unsafe product such as this cheese, get medical attention immediately, then discuss your case with an attorney who may be able to help you get the results you deserve for a case involving the defective product.