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February 7, 2013: GoldCoast Recalls Blue Crab Spread Due To Listeria Contamination

 

On February 6th, GoldCoast Salads, based in Naples, Florida placed a recall of their Blue Crab Spread because of testing positive for the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes.  Listeria monocytogenes can cause the infection listeriosis. Initial symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.

The recalled Blue Crab Spread, which was produced on December 3rd, 2012, has an expiration date of January 31st, 2013 and was packaged in containers weighing 1 pound 8 ounces.  The crab spread was distributed to retail stores throughout the eastern United States

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February 6, 2013: Sprouters Northwest Recall Expanded A Second Time

Sprouters Northwest Recall Expanded – On February 6, 2013, Sprouters Northwest expanded its recall a second time to include all varieties of sprouts products, wheatgrass and pea shoots due to potential Listeria contamination. Listeria is a type of bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may also suffer from Listeria infection. Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The expanded recall includes all varieties of sprouts products including 3-Bean Munchie, Alfalfa, Bean, Broccoli, Brocco Sandwich sprouts, Clover, Deli, Spicy; Wheatgrass and Pea Shoots that were distributed through January 30, 2013, in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada through retail stores and food service distribution.

The affected products are sold under the Sprouters Northwest, LifeForce and Brassica labels and are packaged in plastic clamshell containers, plastic cups, plastic trays in 3 oz., 4 oz., 5 oz.; and in plastic 1 pound, 2 pound, or 5 pound bags. The Best by Dates include all dates up to February 17, 2013.

Trader Joe’s Organic Pea Shoots (SKU 92756), packaged in a 4 oz. clamshell sold in Oregon and Washington state are also included in the expanded recall. The Best by Dates are through February 16, 2013. The Best by Date sticker can be found on the top right hand corner, front of the package.

Sprouters Northwest Recall History

Initial Recall – On January 28, 2013, Sprouters Northwest of Kent, WA, recalled 1953 pounds of alfalfa, clover, brocco sandwich sprouts, and spicy sprouts due to potential Listeria contamination.

Products were distributed from 1/10/13 to 1/18/13 in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and British Columbia, Canada through retail stores and food service distribution chain. The recalled products are sold under the Sprouters Northwest label and are packaged in plastic clamshell containers and plastic 1 pound bags.

The problem was identified by the Washington State Department of Agriculture after product samples, collected from retail locations, tested positive for Listeria.

Expanded Recall – On February 1, 2013, Sprouters Northwest expanded their recall to include all varieties of sprouts products, wheatgrass and pea shoots due to potential Listeria contamination. The expanded recall included all varieties of sprouts products including 3-Bean Munchie, Alfalfa, Bean, Broccoli, Brocco Sandwich sprouts, Clover, Deli, Spicy; Wheatgrass and/or Pea Shoots. These products were distributed through January 30, 2013, in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and British Columbia, Canada through retail stores and food service distribution.

The recalled products were sold under the Sprouters Northwest and LifeForce labels and are packaged in plastic clamshell containers, plastic cups, plastic trays in 3 oz., 4 oz., 5 oz.; and in plastic 1 pound, 2 pound, or 5 pound bags.

The problem was identified by the Washington State Department of Agriculture through product testing.

About Listeria

Initial symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes may include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.

Contact Attorney Eric H. Weinberg For Listeria Lawsuit Help

Please see Personal Injury Lawyer NJ to learn more about our law firm. The Law Firm of Eric Weinberg represents individuals who have been sickened in Listeria outbreaks nationwide. If you have a question concerning your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274.

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January 29, 2013: Whole Food Expands Sockeye Salmon Recall Due to Listeria Concerns

Whole Food Expands Sockeye Salmon Recall – On January 29, 2013, Whole Foods Markets issued a second recall for its Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Whole Food Expands Sockeye Salmon Recall – Recall Information

Initial Recall – January 25, 2013: Whole Foods recalls Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon lot number 7425A2298B and UPC code 0 99482 40880 0. The product was shipped to retail stores in stores in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, and Utah.

Expanded Recall – January 29, 2013: Whole foods recalls additional product bearing lot number 7425A2297A and UPC code 0 99482 40880 0. The recalled salmon was shipped to stores in in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, and Utah.

According to the FDA, products included in both recalls were sold in 4oz black and gold, rectangular, vacuum sealed packages and bare the lot numbers on the back of the packages on the upper left side.

About Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes is a harmful bacterium that can cause the illness listeriosis. Listeriosis symptoms can include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.

Attorney Eric H. Weinberg

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January 28, 2013: Sprouters Northwest Recall For Multiple Varieties Of Sprouts Amid Health Concerns

Sprouters Northwest Recall News – On January 28, 2013, Sprouters Northwest of Kent, WA, recalled 1953 pounds of various sprouts because the products may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection (listeriosis) can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Sprouters Northwest Recall Information

The recalled sprouts include Clover Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts, Brocco Sandwich Sprouts, and Spicy Sprouts; and were distributed to Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and British Colombia (Canada) between January 10 and January 18, 2013. According to the recall announcement, the affected sprouts are sold under the Sprouters Northwest brand, and are packaged in plastic containers and plastic 1 pound bags.

More details, including packaging sizes, Best by Dates, and UPC codes are listed in the Company Press Release.

Initial symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes may include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.

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January 22, 2013: Knott’s Fine Foods Recall For Chicken Salad Sandwiches Due To Listeria Concerns

Knott’s Fine Foods Recall Information – On January 21, 2013, Knott’s Fine Foods, located in Paris, TN, recalled its chicken salad sandwiches due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled sandwiches were distributed in 3 states.

Knott’s Fine Foods Recall Information

The chicken salad sandwiches that were recalled weigh 3 oz., and have an expiration date of 1/29/13 or earlier. The recalled sandwiches were distributed in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi at 35 retail stores. The expiration date can be found on an orange sticker on the individual sandwich packages. The recalled sandwich UPC code is 0-11984-01132-6.

About Listeria

Initial symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes may include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.

Contact Attorney Eric Weinberg For Listeria Lawsuit Help

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Individuals sickened with Listeria may be eligible for compensation. If you were sickened in a food poisoning outbreak and would like to learn more about your legal rights, please call our firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274 for a free legal case evaluation.