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Marler Blog Providing Commentary on Food Poisoning Outbreaks & Litigation

So, you thought this week only Eggs had Salmonella?

goya-fruta.jpgSalmonella Mamey Fruit Pulp

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat frozen mamey fruit pulp sold under the La Nuestra brand by Montalvan Sales Inc. Ontario, Calif., or the Goya brand by Goya Foods Inc. Secaucus, N.J. An investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state partners showed an epidemiologic link between an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella Typhi infections and the products. The CDC reports that at least nine people in California and Nevada are ill with typhoid fever, caused by Salmonella Typhi.

sprouts.jpgSalmonella Alfalfa Sprouts

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker today alerted consumers that Snow White Food Products Inc., located in 621 Bergen Street in Brooklyn, New York, is recalling certain packages of “Alfalfa Sprouts” due to the presence of Salmonella. The recalled “Alfalfa Sprouts” is packaged in a 3.5 ounce plastic clamshell container which is uncoded. It has a UPC code of 0-46421-11236-6. The product was distributed in New York State. No illnesses reported.

pistachios.jpgSalmonella Pistachios

AustiNuts Wholesale, Inc. is issuing this voluntary recall of pistachio kernel products due to a recall that was issued by it’s supplier California Delights, Inc. California Delights, Inc issued a recall for two shipments of pistachio kernels received by AustiNuts Wholesale, Inc. in July 2010 due to the possibility of contamination with Salmonella.  No illnesses reported.