The FDA, CDC, along with state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Adelaide infections. Affected states include: GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, NC, and OH. CDC reports that fruit salad mixes that include pre-cut melons are a likely source of this outbreak. https://go.usa.gov/xQ6tx
ALERT: Do not eat Natural Grocers brand Coconut Smiles Organic, in 10-ounce clear plastic packages with “18-075” on bottom left of the label, sold in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. This coconut was found to be contaminated with Salmonella, a germ causing a serious, sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail and elderly people, and others with chronic health conditions. Healthy people who become infected often experience fever, diarrhea, and stomach cramps within 12 to 72 hours. For more information about this recall: .
March 20, 2018
OUTBREAK UPDATE: Do not eat, serve, or sell Maradol papaya labeled Frutas Selectas de Tijuana. They’re linked to illnesses (Salmonella Anatum). Most infected people develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps 12 to 17 hours after getting infected. However, more serious illnesses can occur, particularly in children under 5, the elderly, and those with chronic health conditions. To prevent cross contamination, wash and sanitize refrigerators or any surfaces where you may have placed or stored these papayas. For more information about this outbreak, click here: .
September 12, 2017
While CDC recently updated the case count for the salmonella outbreak in eggs, these are old cases meaning the last new illness was from last month (April 14, 2018). FDA & CDC remind consumers to not eat any of the recalled eggs from Rose Acre Farms. These eggs were recalled April 13 & 16 so stores should not have them for purchase. Eggs last about three weeks – consumers should check they don’t have recalled eggs.
May 17, 2018
RECALL Update: Do not eat, serve, or sell any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. This product is linked to 100 illnesses (salmonellosis) in 33 states with 30 hospitalizations. The germ can cause serious sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with chronic health conditions. Healthy people who become infected often experience fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. We have learned that some retailers are still selling Honey Smacks. Do not buy! For more investigation information & how to report on-going sales >>>
July 13, 2018