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California seeks small grower information for FSMA compliance

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is alerting 8,000 growers designated as “small/very small” by the FSMA of their obligations to follow the law, and when those obligations start.

FDA names Mexican basil as source of cyclospora outbreak

(UPDATED) The Food and Drug Administration has named Mexican basil served at restaurants in four states as the likely source of a multi-state outbreak of 132 cyclospora illnesses.

Northeastern cyclospora outbreak source investigated

Public health departments in Northeastern states are warning consumers of an outbreak of Cyclospora infections, and although there’s no source identified, imported produce is a common cause of the infections.

FDA considers ‘regulatory actions’ against papaya distributor

CORRECTED: In response to a distributor’s refusal to recall Mexican papayas implicated in a salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration has alerted all of its customers and is pursuing other actions.

Growers Express expands recall

Growers Express, Salinas, Calif., has expanded a recall of vegetables after product testing resulted in another positive sample of Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA, papaya company discuss recall, disagree on evidence

(CORRECTED) Despite requests from the Food and Drug Administration, the distributor of Mexican papayas named by the agency in an outbreak of salmonella has declined so far to issue a recall.

FDA names Cavi brand papayas involved in salmonella outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has named Cavi brand whole fresh maradol papayas distributed by Agroson’s LLC, Bronx, N.Y., as the likely source of 71 cases of Salmonella Uganda.

Mexico: salmonella link to imported papaya ‘premature’

Mexico’s National Service of Health, Food Safety and Food Quality, SENASICA, has described linking a salmonella outbreak to Mexican papayas as “premature.”

Growers Express recalls Green Giant Fresh products

Growers Express is recalling a variety of fresh-cut products, including Green Giant Fresh brand butternut squash and Cauliflower Crumble products, due to a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes.

UPDATED: FDA links Mexican papaya to outbreak, asks for halt to sales

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of salmonella linked to whole fresh papayas from Mexico.