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Meat Company Suing New Mexico to Remain Open After Virus Cases

A U.S. meat company that supplies Walmart and Costco is suing New Mexico to fight a state order that seeks to close a production facility where more than 100 workers have tested positive for COVID-19. The lawsuit from Stampede Meat …

Officials Say Woman Stole $28K Diamond Ring from New Jersey Costco

Authorities say a woman stole a $28,000 diamond ring from a New Jersey Costco store by replacing it with a much cheaper ring she had stolen from a different Costco. Izaebela Kolano is facing a theft charge. Authorities say the …

Costco Captive in Washington Pays $3.6M in Back Premium Taxes, Penalties

NW Re Limited, of Phoenix, Ariz., has settled with Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler to pay $3.6 million in unpaid premium taxes, penalties, interest and a fine. NW Re’s sole insured and parent company is Costco Wholesale Corp., headquartered …

132K Pounds of Tyson Chicken Nuggets Sold at Costco Recalled

Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that “hard, white plastic” was found in some nuggets. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said that the 5-pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken …

E. Coli Not Confirmed in Costco Salad Parts after More Testing

Federal officials said Tuesday further testing was unable to confirm the presence of E. coli in the onions and celery used to make chicken salad at Costco warehouses across the country. But the Montana public health officials who did the …

California Farm Recalls Produce Used in Costco’s E. Coli-linked Salad

A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said. …

Chicken Salad Pulled off Costco Shelves Due to E. Coli

Authorities say chicken salad from Costco has been linked to at least one case of E. coli in Washington state. The Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other western states are investigating E. coli illnesses …

Southern California Man Sues Costco Over Hepatitis A Outbreak

A Burbank man has sued Costco, claiming he got hepatitis A from frozen berries that have been linked to illnesses in eight states. City News Service reported Greg Patterson’s lawsuit is at least the fifth filed in California against the …

Costco Recalls Frozen Berries Linked To Hepatitis Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company. The FDA and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that 30 illnesses …

Idaho Woman Sues Costco Over Life Insurance Money

A woman has filed a lawsuit against a northern Idaho Costco contending that the company should pay out the life insurance policy of her brother, a former Costco employee who died two years after being fired. The Idaho Business Review …