Restaurant Tuna Sushi Recalled
July 22, 2015 – The Minnesota Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture detected Salmonella bacteria in a grocery sample of tuna sushi after a customer fell ill. So far, approximately 60 people in 11 states have become ill and 11 were hospitalized. The tuna was shipped from Indonesia and distributed by California-based Osamu Corporation, to restaurants and stores serving raw sushi across the nation.
Dutch Valley Veal Recalled
July 23, 2015 – FSIS discovered positive e-coli contamination of raw boneless veal trimmings at the Brown Packing Company. The meat was produced from February 21, 2014 through July 17, 2015 and contain products lot code numbers from 4000 – 4313 and 5167 – 5365, under Establishment No. 167. The veal was shipped in 60 lb boxes to Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey and Ohio.
Most people recover within a week or two from an E-coli infection. However, the bacteria can be deadly and potentially fatal, especially to people with compromised, weak or underdeveloped immune systems, such as children, the elderly, and people with autoimmune diseases. Symptoms present between two and eight days through diarrhea, abdominal pain, sudden easy bruising and decreased urine output. Some may also experience kidney failure.
The FSIS reports that some people may have some of the product in their freezer.
Kroger Co. Recalls Kroger Brand Seasonings
July 25, 2015 – Kroger brand seasonings were recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination: The products were sold by Kroger, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Foods Co., Fred Meyer, Fry’s, King Soopers, City Market, Smith’s, Dillon’s, Baker’s, Gerbes, Jay C. Ruler Foods, Pay Less, Owen’s, and Scott’s supermarkets.
The Kroger seasoning products subject to the recall are below:
Cinnamon – UPC Code: 1111070034 – Sell-by date of May 19 18PS4
Garlic Powder – UPC Code: 1111070039, Sell by date of May 18 17PS4
Coarse Ground Black Pepper – UPC code: 1111070041, Sell-by date of May 18 18PS4; May 19 18PS4
Bac ‘n Buds – UPC Code: 1111070025 – Sell by date of May 20 18PS4
Nature’s Variety Recalls Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Dog Food
July 26, 2015 – Possible Salmonellas contamination has caused a recall of Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Dog Food . Nature’s Variety is recalling the following products:
Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites (Dogs) – 4lb pkgs – UPS 769949611 – best served by April 27, 2016
Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Bites (Dogs) – 7lb pkgs – UPS 769949611448 – best served by April 27, 2016
Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties (Dogs) – 6lb pkgs – best served by April 27, 2016
Salmonella may cause severe reactions such as vomiting, diarrhea, bloody stools, and fever. Dogs may also exhibits these symptoms by a lack of interest in food and lethargy. Some pets also may be carriers without exhibiting symptoms.
Consumers are warned not to touch the product without gloves.
Consumers who have suffered serious injury from these recalled products should get legal advice promptly to be sure that their legal rights are protected and to determine whether they may be entitled to monetary compensation.