Kansas Firm Recalls Chicken, Ham And Beef Products Due To Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
Reser’s Fine Foods, a Topeka, Kan. establishment, is expanding its recall of chicken, ham and beef products to include all products produced between Sept. 5 and Oct. 9, 2013.
California Importer Recalls Salami Products That Were Not Presented To USDA for Reinspection
Class II Recall 063-2013
Health Risk: Low Oct 26, 2013
Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2013 – Ferrarini USA, Importer of Record in San Fernando, Calif., is recalling approximately 15,118 pounds of salami products that were not presented for import reinspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Import reinspection by FSIS is required before an imported product is eligible to enter commerce.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have concluded the 2013 outbreaks were at least two different sources: fresh cilantro grown in Puebla, Mexico, felled some of those in Texas, while salad mix supplied by Taylor Farms de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V., to Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants, both owned by Darden Restaurants, was linked to those sick in Iowa and Nebraska.
As of September 20, 2013, CDC has been notified of 643 cases of Cyclospora infection from 25 states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa , Kansas, Louisiana, Masssachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska , New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (including New York City), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas , Virginia, Wisconsin , and Wyoming.