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LGMA plans ‘overhaul’ of food safety rules in wake of outbreaks

E. coli outbreaks linked to California romaine over, but investigations continue, and growers are pledging stricter guidelines for leafy greens.

FiveStar Gourmet recalls snacks with eggs

FiveStar Gourmet Foods, Ontario, Calif., has recalled two snack products because they contain hard-boiled eggs from a company involved in a listeria outbreak.

Company recalls sprouts linked to Iowa E. coli cases

Sprouts Unlimited is recalling clover sprouts, which have been linked to a cluster of E. coli cases under investigation in Iowa.

Three E. coli outbreaks have a Salinas romaine grower in common

Traceback investigations into three concurrent E. coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce from the Salinas, Calif., area, has led to one common grower.

Hepatitis A cases related to blackberries rise again

Two more people have tested positive for hepatitis A in an outbreak that investigators believe is linked to consumption of fresh blackberries.

Fresh Express romaine in Wisconsin tests positive for E. coli

Wisconsin health officials, investigating 33 cases of E. coli, has found the pathogen in an unopened bag of Fresh Express brand chopped romaine from Salinas, Calif.

Fresh Express kit named in U.S., Canada E. coli cases

Federal health authorities in the U.S. and Canada are advising consumers not to eat a Fresh Express chopped salad kit, linking it to eight E. coli O157:H7 cases in the U.S. and 16 in Canada.

Tailor Cut recalls fresh-cut fruit linked to salmonella

Tailor Cut Produce has recalled its fresh-cut Fruit Luau, a mix of honeydew, cantaloupe and pineapple, after the Food and Drug Administration linked it to a salmonella outbreak.

Canada investigates E. coli outbreak, recalls Fresh Express salad

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Fresh Express’ Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kit with romaine from Salinas, Calif., linking it to 16 cases of E. coli in Canada.

Seattle E. coli patients recover; investigation continues

The King County (Wash.) Public Health Department continues to work with state and federal agencies to find the origin of E. coli that made 13 people ill.