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Ohio Ice Cream Maker Traces Listeria to Pint-Filling Machine

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams says it has traced the source of listeria in its Ohio production facility to a pint-filling machine. CEO John Lowe says in a statement that the company will never be sure how the bacteria got into …

Blue Bell Likely Aware of Listeria Problems in 2013: FDA

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries likely knew as early as 2013 of a Listeria problem at its Oklahoma plant and did not do enough to make sure its factory was sanitized, according to documents from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. …

California Company Among Those to Recall Frozen Spinach

Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns. Organic food company Amy’s Kitchen, in Petaluma, Calif., has voluntarily recalled about 74,000 cases of frozen and prepackaged products containing …

Recall for Texas-Based Blue Bell Ice Cream Products Expanded

Federal authorities say Brenham, Texas-based Blue Bell is expanding the recall of some ice cream products because of possible exposure to the listeria bacteria. Blue Bell is recalling 3-ounce cups of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream that have tab …

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in California Amid Listeria Outbreak

The family of a California woman whose death was linked to prepackaged caramel apples sued the Safeway grocery chain for selling her the product. The lawsuit filed on Monday in Santa Cruz County Superior Court alleges that Shirlee Jean Frey, …

Aon Hotline Supports Clients Affected by Recall or Contamination Crisis

Aon Risk Solutions and the Aon WorldAware Operations Center have together launched the Aon Re-Call Crisis Center, a new feature to support business clients affected by a recall or contamination crisis. The hotline is designed to provide policy owners with …

USDA Extends California Salmonella Chicken Recall to Bases

Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by California-based Foster Farms to include products believed to have been send to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on …

Texas Supermarket Chain Recalls 38 Tons Of Fresh Beef Products

The HEB supermarket chain is recalling almost 38 tons of fresh beef products over concerns that it might be contaminated with metal fragments from a failed bearing. The recall was announced Thursday by the Food Safety and Inspection Service of …

More GM Vehicles Faulty Than In Recall Claims California Lawsuit

A lawsuit against General Motors Co. filed this week in San Francisco seeking class action status includes plaintiffs who own cars outside GM’s recall of 1.6 million vehicles. The suit claims that a wider set of GM vehicles than the …

Wisconsin Food Plant Stops Production Amid Recalls

The Garden-Fresh Foods plant in Milwaukee, Wis., has halted production and reassigned about 100 employees because of product recalls, the company said Nov. 16. Garden-Fresh has recalled tons of products in eight separate recalls since the end of August. The …