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FDA updates Hepatitis outbreak investigation of strawberries

- General News
The FDA, along with CDC, and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in the United States linked to fresh organic strawberries.

Health agencies investigate hepatitis outbreak linked to strawberries

- General News
The FDA, along with CDC, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, state, and local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections in the United States and Canada potentially linked to fresh organic strawberries branded as FreshKampo and HEB, purchased between March 5, 2022, and April 25, 2022.

FDA concludes Dole Packaged Salad outbreak investigation

- General News
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, investigated a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to Dole packaged leafy greens.

FDA updates Dole packaged salad Listeria outbreak investigation

- General News
According to the CDC, as of February 1, 2022, 17 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 13 states. Illnesses started on dates ranging from August 16, 2014 to December 30, 2021 (one case occurred in 2014 and the remaining cases occurred between 2018 and 2021).

FDA issues report on summer salmonella outbreak linked to CEA packaged leafy greens

- General News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a report on its investigation of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that caused 31 reported illnesses and four hospitalizations in the U.S. between June and August 2021.

CDC declares baby spinach E. coli outbreak over

- General News
The FDA and CDC, in collaboration with state and local partners, investigated illnesses in a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. As of January 6, 2022, CDC declared this outbreak over.

CDC links E. coli outbreak to packaged salads

- General News
Six people ate Simple Truth Organic Power Greens, and one sick person ate Nature’s Basket Organic Power Greens. Investigators are working to determine if additional products may be contaminated.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – December 30, 2021

- Analysis
For the final Week in Review for 2021, Pamela again checks in from Europe, this time from Southern Germany.

Dole’s suspended salad plants to cost $15-25MM

- General News
Dole Fresh Vegetables announced on 22 December 2021 a product recall for Salads processed at its Bessemer City, NC and Yuma facilities due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA attributes 10 hospitalizations, 1 death to Fresh Express packaged salad outbreak

- General News
The U.S. FDA is working to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections associated with the consumption of packaged salad.