• FDA conducting on-site inspections in relation to outbreak from organic spinach

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    The investigation into an E. Coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to baby spinach is in the on-site inspection phase for at least one company, according to an update from the Food and Drug Administration.
    The FDA had already begun product traceback and sample testing, which showed a link to Josie's Organics organic baby spinach, but did not report where specifically its onsite inspections are taking place.
    In other outbreak news, the table below shows ongoing outbreak investigations being managed by FDA's CORE Response Teams. The investigations are in a variety of stages. Some outbreaks have...
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  • Salmonella outbreak case count grows as FDA begins traceback; no food specified

    Salmonella outbreak case count grows as FDA begins traceback; no food specified

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Nine more people are sick in a Salmonella outbreak of unknown origin, according to an update from the Food and Drug Administration.
    The case count for the Salmonella Javiana outbreak linked to an unknown source has increased to 28 cases, up from the 19 reported on Nov. 24. The FDA has not reported where the patients infected with the Salmonella Javiana live.
    The FDA reports a product traceback investigation has been initiated but has not disclosed what food or foods are involved. It has also not revealed what companies are involved.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not...
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