FDA IN BRIEF: FDA and @CDCgov are investigating a multi-state Salmonella outbreak with Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. While investigations continue, consumers are advised to check their pantries and cabinets as this cereal has a shelf life of about a year when it is unopened. If you are experiencing symptoms of Salmonella, immediately seek the attention of a health care professional: https://go.usa.gov/xQt3z
SUPPLEMENT WARNING: Zero for him could be contaminated with a germ (Salmonella) causing a serious, sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with chronic health conditions. Healthy people who become infected often experience fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. This supplement packaged in bottles marked “Expiration 2020” and “1710-638” is sold nationwide through Amazon. For more information about this recall initiated by Break Ventures/California Basics: .
January 26, 2018
ALERT: Do not eat Delizza brand Belgian Mini Eclairs (Custard Cream) packaged in plastic tubs stamped “L1M 1018” and “BEST BEFORE 09/09/19.” These eclairs could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a germ causing a serious, sometimes fatal illness in young children, frail and elderly people, and those with chronic health conditions (weakened immune systems). The germ can cause pregnant women to lose their babies. Healthy people who become infected usually experience only short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, and diarrhea. For more information about this recall initiated by Poppies International, Inc., including who to call with questions: .
March 26, 2018
️ FDA is aware of recalls of salads and wraps associated with a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with #Salmonella and/or #Listeria monocytogenes. FDA is working with the ingredient supplier and U.S. Department of Agriculture on recalls. No illnesses reported to date. We will provide more information as we learn more. ️ .
October 19, 2018
WARNING: Do not eat certain chocolate-covered vanilla bars, orange cream ice cream bars, and raspberry cream bars sold under numerous brands at various stores across the country—Giant, Safeway, Kroger, Aldi, Winn Dixie, and others. These products could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a germ causing a serious, sometimes fatal illness in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with chronic health conditions (weakened immune systems). Although healthy individuals who become infected might suffer only short-term symptoms such as fever, headaches, and diarrhea, the germ can cause pregnant women to lose their babies. For more information, including a list and more pictures of these recalled products, best by dates, and stores where sold: . Information about the raspberry cream bars can be found here:
January 12, 2018