"foodborne illness" "food poisoning"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — October 12, 2007 — New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker today warned consumers in the Kings County, New York area not to consume certain "Queseria Mexico, Queso Fresco, Fresh White Cheese," made by Quesos Mexico LLC, 2905 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11218 due to possible Listeria contamination.


A South San Francisco company has recalled a number of its tofu products after a package was found to contain bacteria that could cause potentially fatal infections in children and seniors, state health officials announced Monday.

A routine check by the Washington State Department of Agriculture uncovered the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes in a 12-ounce package

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Les Viandes Surfines Inc. are warning the public not to consume the Viandes Surfines Chopped Ham described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The affected product, Viandes Surfines Chopped Ham, is sold in a 250 g package bearing UPC 0 73493 19576 8 and

Gills Onions, an Oxnard-based company with operations in Monterey County, said none of the onions it voluntarily recalled last week were grown in the Salinas area.

A possible Listeria contamination led the company to recall 45,500 pounds of onions. The onions had been sold to restaurants and Trader Joe’s stores in Arizona, California, New Mexico,

ATLANTA – Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin announced Saturday that Georgia Department of Agriculture food scientists have found Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of Bright Water Smoked Salmon & Cheese Spread.

The contamination was found in a seven-ounce package marked BEST BY 071007. The UPC code is 1971100073. The spread is manufactured by Bright Water