Foodborne Illness

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Death and Illness linked to Listeria at Wisconsin’s Crave Brothers Cheese

One death, a pregnant womans miscarriage and three hospitalizations are being linked to contaminated soft cheese from Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Co. in Waterloo.The nationwide recall includes Les Freres, Petit Frere and Petit Frere with Truffles.… Read More

Norovirus Outbreak in Sauk County Facility

A norovirus outbreak at the Sauk County Health Care Center led to a quarantine on Monday. In recent weeks there have been at least three similar outbreaks in south central Wisconsin counties. According to the CDC, noroviruses spread from person to person… Read More

Smucker’s Peanut Butter Recall Hits Wisconsin

Smuckers Peanut Butter has issued a recall for 16-ounce jars of Smuckers Natural Peanut Butter Chunky due to possible salmonella contamination.According to the Associated Press, the jars would have been purchased in the last week or so. The jars would… Read More

E. Coli Outbreak in Green County, WI

State health officials are encouraging anyone who has symptoms consistent with E. coli infection to contact their health care provider as the investigation continues into a deadly outbreak in Green County.We havent been able to identify a pattern with… Read More

Jennie-O Turkey Recalled Due to Drug Resistant Salmonella

The salmonella strain that prompted a recall of nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen raw turkey burgers last week is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC is reporting that twelve… Read More

Fresh Express Salad Recall

Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling 2,825 cases of Veggie Lovers Salad with a Product Code of I208 and Use-by Date of August 10, 2010 out of an abundance of caution due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No other Fresh Express salads… Read More

Spinach Recall Due to Listeria

Lancaster Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling fresh Spinach with the Best Enjoyed By dates of 19 JUN 10 through 27 JUN 10 sold under the brand names Krisp-Pak, Lancaster Fresh, Giant, and Americas Choice because they could be contaminated with Listeria… Read More

SpaghettiOs Recalled

Campbell Soup Company is recalling 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs with meatballs due to undercooked meat.The recall was announced yesterday by the Agriculture Department after Campbells had discovered that one of the cookers at a Texas plant had malfunctioned.… Read More

Alfalfa Sprouts Recalled for Salmonella

Last week, Caldwell Fresh Foods (California) announced a nationwide recall of raw alfalfa sprouts last week due to salmonella contamination.The Centers for Disease Control has reported 28 cases of people becoming sick in 10 states. Arizona, Idaho, Nevada,… Read More

Baby Spinach Recall Includes Wisconsin

A limited number of cases of baby spinach was voluntarily recalled by a California grower because the produce may be contaminated with salmonella.The recall pertains to 10-ounce organicgirl Baby Spinach. The products have an expired use-by-date of May… Read More

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