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July 22, 2014 The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.
Cheese aging on wooden boards in a cheese cave at Jasper Hill Farm in Greensboro, Vt.
June 12, 2014 An FDA official warned that wooden boards used to age cheese could harbor harmful bacteria. But cheesemakers say they've long had safety measures in place to prevent any contamination from the boards.
The CDC is using DNA sequencing technology to get to the bottom of a listeria outbreak linked to cheese produced at a Delaware factory.
April 7, 2014 The government has reported 42 percent fewer foodborne illness cases in the past decade and solved less than half of them, a report finds. But that doesn't necessarily mean the food supply is safer.
Owner Eric Jensen examines cantaloupe on the Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo., last month.
October 19, 2011 The outbreak of listeria in fresh cantaloupe has been blamed for at least 25 deaths and 123 illnesses in 26 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Casualties have slowed since September, but the outbreak is far from over, officials say.
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A fast-growing segment of the fruit market, pre-cut salad, is getting caught up in the cantaloupe listeria recall
October 7, 2011 The CDC says that the Jensen Farms-related cantaloupe outbreak has extended to 20 states so far, starting on or after July 31. State and local health departments all over the country are investigating other listeriosis illnesses to determine if they are part of this outbreak.
September 28, 2011 The day's news includes word of a deadly listeria outbreak tied to Colorado cantaloupes and the capture of fugitive George Wright.
June 14, 2011 Food and Drug Administration inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes, a germ that can cause serious illness and sometimes death, at a Georgia factory that makes Keebler and Famous Amos cookies. Kellogg says it is taking the agency's concerns about plant quality seriously.
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