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Everything You Need to Know About the Multistate Avocado Recall
We’re all going to die, but probably not because of last night’s guacamole.
What You Need to Know About the World’s Worst-Ever Listeria Outbreak
It’s infected 1,000 people and killed 180 so far in Africa.
Listeria Outbreak Forces American Airlines to Stop Food Service on Some Flights
It’s reportedly “scrambling” to find a different catering company at LAX.
Aunt Jemima Warns Its Waffles and Pancakes Could Have Listeria
It applies to 18 different products with any best-by date.
Edamame Yanked From Supermarkets in 33 States Over Listeria Fears
The recall mostly affects sushi bars inside grocery stores.
Whole Foods Expands Recall of Vulto Creamery’s Raw Cheese
It’s pulling it from eight additional stores.
Whole Foods Recalls Raw Cheese Over Listeria Concerns
The soft cheese is made by Vulto Creamery.
Maybe Don’t Eat That Trader Joe’s Hummus
The company has recalled two types in 30 states for possible listeria contamination.
Blue Bell Just Recalled Ice Cream in 10 States Over New Listeria Concerns
This time, the blame is on a supplier.
Eggo Waffles Sold in 25 States Might Have Listeria
Definitely leggo these Eggos.
More Whole Foods Products Recalled Over Food-Safety Fears
Macadamia nuts and a pesto pasta salad are the latest items.
CDC Re-Warns About Massive Listeria Recall
The CDC re-warns consumers to check freezers for the 400 tainted products.
Trader Joe’s Hit by Another Massive Listeria-Related Recall
This time, it’s 33,610 pounds of a chicken-and-kale salad.
42 Frozen-Food Brands Recalled Over Listeria Fears
The list includes 358 products sold under 42 different brands.
Blue Bell Finally Identifies One Source of Its Massive Listeria Outbreak
And the ice-cream company assures everyone things are taken care of, even if it’s not precisely sure of
problem that caused a months-long shutdown.
Maytag Warns There Could Be Listeria in Its Prized Blue Cheese
It’s suspending production while the FDA investigates.
Dole’s Packaged Salads Have Been Linked to a Deadly Listeria Outbreak
The company has issued a recall and shut down the Ohio plant linked to the outbreak.
Blue Bell Warns Its Factories Still Have Some Listeria in Them
The company admits it’s identified “locations” where the pathogen still “may be present.”
U.S. Justice Department Launches Criminal Investigation of Blue Bell
The government wants to know when the company discovered listeria at its ice-cream plants.
Whole Foods Has Issued a Listeria-Related Recall
The chain is concerned about potentially contaminated cheese.
Former Blue Bell Workers Say Their Plant Was Disgusting
They say sludge oozed into clean tanks, and they never wiped butterfat off of surfaces.
Hallelujah: Blue Bell Ice Cream Is Back in Stores
The first half-gallons arrived in some Texas and Alabama stores this morning.
Blue Bell Is Back in Stores on August 31 — Here’s Where to Find It
Texas and Alabama will be the first to get the ice cream back.
Blue Bell Is Officially Delivering Ice Cream Once Again
Just in time for the last stretch of summer.
Coming Back Eventually
Blue Bell Is (Finally) Getting Ready to Churn ‘Trial’ Batches of Ice
But there’s still no definitive timeline for the company’s return.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Halts Production Yet Again Over Listeria
The company’s shops had only just reopened after a previous shutdown.
Someone Has Sued Blue Bell for Causing ‘Profound Brain Damage’
This Houston man says he “damn near died” from eating the ice cream.
Blue Bell Has Laid Off 1,450 Employees
Another 1,400 are being furloughed, and everybody else is getting a pay cut.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Resumes Production, Will Open Shops Next Friday
The listeria nightmare will soon be in the past.
How the Blue Bell Recall Puts One Independent Scoop Shop in a Terrible Position
“We’re just going to try to have to survive. “
There’s a Black Market for Recalled Blue Bell Ice Cream
Contraband pints are priced at thousands of dollars.
An FDA Report Says Blue Bell Had Evidence of Listeria in Its Factories in 2013
But newly unveiled information suggests the company kept shipping ice cream anyway.
Blue Bell Ice Cream Could Be Back in Time for Memorial Day
The company says it’s an “ambitious” goal, but not an impossible one.
Jeni’s Will Destroy More Than 265 Tons of Ice Cream That Could Have
That’s 15 semi-truck loads worth more than $2.5 million.
A CDC Expert Explains Why You Probably Shouldn’t Be
“It’s a wake-up call to the ice cream industry.”
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Recalls Every Single Product
Listeria showed up in a random sampling.
The CDC Now Says Blue Bell’s Listeria Outbreak Began in 2010
Going forward, each batch of ice cream will get tested.
Blue Bell Expands Recall to Literally Everything It Makes
Listeria is lurking in products sold in grocery stores.
Sabra Recalled 30,000 Cases of Hummus Over Listeria Fears
It marks the third major recall tied to the bacteria in a month.
Blue Bell Shuts Down Yet Another Ice-Cream Plant Over Listeria Fears
The ice-cream company’s problems persist.
Blue Bell Ice-Cream Products Recalled After Being Linked to Three Deaths
Officials linked a listeria outbreak to a machine at the Texas production facility.
Caramel Apples Have Been Linked to Four Deaths in a Listeria Outbreak
The CDC took a rare precaution and issued a statement advising consumers to avoid all commercially available varieties.
Millions of Peaches
Expanded Recall Includes Even More Stone Fruit
The recall is complicated by the incubation period of Listeriosis, which can be up to 70 days.
All Your Favorite Summer Fruit Has Been Recalled Just in Time for Peak Pie
“Because we do not know the locations of the companies that purchased the products from our direct customers, the company is issuing a nationwide recall.”
Judge Shuts Down Listeria-Contaminated Brooklyn Fish Factory
Seven inspections and seven years later, the plant still isn’t clean.
FDA Releases Two Major Food-Safety Rules
Fruit and vegetable producers are required to pay more attention to what’s happening in the field.
2011 Wasn’t All Pie and Pig Roasts
Not the good, just the bad and the ugly in the year’s food news.
Moorestown Voters Approve Booze Sales For the Mall; Get Ready to Eat More Boar
Plus: Big fish restaurant chain Landry’s gobbled up little fish McCormick & Schmick’s; and an Alabam convenience store sells meat via a vending machine, all in our morning news roundup.
Anaheim Attacked by Fruit Flies; Smithfield Farms Gets Less Evil
Paula Deen should be happy her favorite farm is more eco-friendly this year.
Gas Drillers Get the Go-Ahead to Stop Delivering Drinking Water; Dirty
Plus: Details on how to “Chinese orange”; and Google gears up to release its “Ice Cream Sandwich,” all in our morning news roundup.