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Cyclospora salad outbreak sickens 500+

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Salad ingredients (iceberg lettuce, carrots, red cabbage) continue to be items of interest in the food safety investigation. FDA’s inspection continues at the Fresh Express production facility in Streamwood, Illinois. As of July 8, 2020, CDC is reporting a total of 509 cases across 8 states.

Fresh Express expands salad recall

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Fresh Express recalled products containing either iceberg lettuce, red cabbage or carrots and displaying the product code Z178, or a lower number.

FDA targets Fresh Express Illinois facility during Cyclospora outbreak

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Consumers should not eat, and restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve any Fresh Express products currently on the market that were made in the Streamwood, Illinois, production facility and contain either iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, or carrots.

Aldi recalls salads in Cyclospora outbreak

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On June 22, 2020, ALDI, in association with Fresh Express Inc., recalled ALDI’s 12-ounce Little Salad Bar Brand Garden Salads from stores in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

FDA names Fresh Express as supplier of salads in Cyclospora outbreak

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In a press release, Jewel-Osco stated its recall of bagged Signature Farms Garden Salad, sold in its stores in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa, was "in cooperation with the Fresh Express recall of bagged salads potentially linked to an outbreak of Cyclospora infections" in midwestern states.

CDC, FDA investigating a multi-state outbreak of Cyclospora tied to salads from Hy-Vee, Aldi, and Jewel-Osco in the Midwest

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CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)external icon are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salad mix purchased at ALDI, Hy-Vee, and Jewel-Osco stores in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, and Nebraska.

LGMA members to use FDA report to prevent future outbreaks

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California leafy greens growers are pledging to incorporate findings from a report issued today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration into its ongoing process to strengthen required food safety practices on farms.

FDA issues report on fall 2019 Romaine lettuce outbreaks

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As part of our ongoing efforts to combat foodborne illness, the FDA released the findings of an investigation into three outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses that occurred in Fall 2019, all tied to romaine lettuce, that suggests the proximity of cattle to produce fields may have been a contributing factor.

Winco Foods, LLC. recalls frozen blackberries and frozen berry medley

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WinCo Foods, LLC. BB #:112655 Of Boise, ID is recalling Frozen Blackberries in a 16 oz. …

Bean sprout outbreak expands to Sobeys vegetable mixes

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To eliminate any potential risk to our customers, these products were removed from our store shelves across the country effective March 11, 2020.