If you reside in New York, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire of New Jersey and shop at Whole Foods please take note! 

Whole Foods Curry Chicken Salad and Deli Chicken salad sold prepackaged, at salad bars, in sandwiches, and in chef’s cases have been recalled. The recall was issued due to potential Listeria Monocytogenes contamination. 

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The CDC is investigating a multi state outbreak of human Salmonella infections. According to the most recent reports, 181 people have been infected and 33 have been hospitalized.

The outbreak has affected 40 states, including New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The outbreak is believed to be linked to contact with live poultry. 86% of the 95 people interviewed after becoming infected reported contact with live poultry.

FDA Draft Guidance

With an abundance of information shared on the web and available at our fingertips, it’s easier than ever to receive information about things that affect our health and the health of our families.

The FDA is now reaching out to the public regarding its protocols, and the way information is obtained and shared.

Stop & Shop and Giant supermarkets have each posted the following tuna fish recalls on their websites:

Bumble Bee Albacore Tuna Pouches:

Bumble Bee Premium Albacore Tuna in Water – 2.5 OZ

Bumble Bee Premium Albacore Tuna in Water – 5 OZ

Bumble Bee Premium Albacore Tuna in Water-Shipper – 2.5 OZ

Bumble Bee Prime Fillet Omega-3 Albacore Tuna with Omega 3 Tuna Oil – 2.5 OZ

According to the FDA website, Kraft has recalled its Kraft American Singles because a supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards which could result in premature spoilage.

The affected product is limited to four varieties with “Best When Used By” dates of February 20, 2015, and February 21, 2015:

12 oz. Kraft Singles (16 slices

16 oz. Kraft American Singles (24 slices) (36 count case)

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.

There have been reports of four illnesses associated with these nut butters. The butters were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, and private label brands for Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Kroger and Safeway. A total of 45 production lots have been recalled.

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