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Food Safety Recalls

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Listeria outbreak linked to hard-boiled egg products

Seven patients in five states became ill; one fatality occurs
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that is linked to fresh, hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods.
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Simmons recalls more than 2 million pounds of poultry

Recalled products could contain extraneous materials
Simmons Prepared Foods is recalling approximately 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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George's issues recall over Salmonella concerns

Great Value ready-to-eat pork and turkey products recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination
George’s Prepared Foods is recalling approximately 6,444 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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How layer vaccination can effectively control Salmonella

Vaccination programs using live vaccines and inactivated bacterins have become important components of the egg industry's Salmonella control programs.
Producers have invested heavily in the past to reduce the incidences of Salmonella Enteriditis (SE) in table eggs with refrigeration, improved cleaning and disinfection of facilities, enhanced biosecurity, better pest control, testing, and record-keeping. An additional option that has widely been included in SE control programs has been the use of live Salmonella vaccines and inactivated bacterins.
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Perdue recalls Simply Smart Organic chicken products

Some products labeled as gluten-free chicken tenders are chicken nuggets that contain wheat
Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 495 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
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