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CDC uncovers two Listeria Lettuce Outbreaks that have sickened at least 26, killing 3, since 2014

4 monthes ago   |   By Marler Blog

Over the last week both the CDC and FDA, along with various State Departments of Health and Agriculture, have been investigating two Listeria outbreaks linked to the consumption of various leafy greens. Using Whole Genome Sequencing , product testing and clinical sampling, health authorities have both determined that the source of the infection is Fresh Express and Dole and that the outbreaks are linked to illness that have been occurring since 2014.
A common question is why did it take so long to link all the illnesses?
It is likely that there have been low-level, but persistent Listeria...
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Dole recalls salads from 2 dozen states because of link to Listeria outbreak

Dole recalls salads from 2 dozen states because of link to Listeria outbreak

4 monthes ago   |   By Food Safety News

Dole Fresh Vegetables announced the recall of all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads processed at its Bessemer City, NC, and Yuma, AZ, processing facilities because of a link to a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.
Affected brands include Kroger, Walmart and Lidl, among others.
In addition to the recall Dole is temporarily suspending operations at both facilities to conduct an extensive cleaning and sanitation protocol. Listeria can persist in processing facilities for years, according to public health officials.
The decision to suspend operations and recall...
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