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  1. Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled Nationwide

    Sept. 24, 2012 -- An ongoing salmonella outbreak first traced to peanut butter sold at Trader Joe's stores now has expanded to include peanut and almond butters sold at Target and other stores. Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter comes from Sunland Inc. in Portales, N.M. Sunland now ha

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  2. Recall: Target Dog Treats

    Sept. 24, 2012 - Kasel Associated Industries is recalling its Boots & Barkley 6-Count 5-Inch American Beef Bully Sticks dog treats because of a possible salmonella contamination. The product comes in a clear plastic bag, containing six bully sticks, marked with bar code number 647263899189.It has be

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  3. Kroger Recalls Spinach in 15 States

    Sept. 20, 2012 -- Kroger stores are recalling listeria-tainted spinach sold in 15 states. The recalled product is Kroger Fresh Selections Tender Spinach 10-ounce packages with the UPC code 0001111091649 and a best-by date of Sept. 16. The product was sold in Kroger stores in Ohio, Kentucky, West Vir

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  4. 3 Dead in Listeria Outbreak From Ricotta Cheese

    Sept. 12, 2012 -- Three people have died and 11 others are hospitalized after eating recalled Frescolina brand ricotta salata cheese contaminated with listeria bacteria. The Sept. 10 recall by Forever Cheese Inc. included one lot of the imported Italian cheese. It was sold to restaurants and retaile

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  5. Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Mexican Mangoes

    Aug. 31, 2012 -- An ongoing salmonella outbreak traced to mangoes has sickened at least 105 people in 16 states across the U.S. There have been 25 hospitalizations but no deaths. People who fell ill after Aug. 6 may not have been reported. In Canada, where health authorities first identified the out

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  6. Deaths in Salmonella Outbreak Traced to Cantaloupe

    Aug. 20, 2012 -- Two people from Kentucky have died in an ongoing 20-state salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 141 people. CDC officials say cantaloupe from "a farm in southwestern Indiana" is responsible for the outbreak. These cantaloupes were shipped to other states. Neither the CDC, t

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  7. Onion Recalls Continue

    Aug. 2, 2012 -- Tons of ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook foods have been recalled because of listeria contamination at a California onion plant. Gills Onions of Oxnard, Calif., processes more than 90,000 tons of red and yellow onions per year. A wide variety of products use the plant's chopped, sliver

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  8. Dole Recalls Bagged Salad Because of Listeria Risk

    July 2, 2012 -- Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling 2,598 cases of "Dole Hearts of Romaine" bagged salad because of possible Listeria contamination. The company is recalling salads that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause foodborne illness. The salads

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  9. Salmonella Outbreak Again Tied to Ohio Hatchery

    May 31, 2012 -- Live chicks and ducklings from an Ohio mail-order hatchery have been linked to salmonella poisoning in 93 people in 23 states, according to the CDC. The agency has joined state and federal health and agriculture officials in the investigation of the salmonella outbreak. So far, 18 pe

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  10. Nationwide Recall of Bagged Salads Expands

    May 21, 2012 -- Various bagged salads, some sold nationwide, are being recalled because of possible contamination with listeria bacteria. The salads range from iceberg lettuce to slaw mix. They are sold under various brand names, including River Ranch, Farm Stand, Hy-Vee, Shurfresh, and The Farmer's

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