SARS-CoV-2 (“Coronavirus” / “COVID-19”) Update

Logo - Living SafelyA message from the Managing Director of Recalls Direct, a global health initiative of Living Safely:

Our regional health teams, in-house clinicians and medical advisors recognize this is a difficult time for people dealing with the global SARS-CoV-2 (“Coronavirus” / “COVID-19”) pandemic. We further recognize this is a very serious, emerging and rapidly evolving situation requiring global agency cooperation. We fully support the efforts of the World Health Organization and regional heath authorities in this pandemic. If you a clinician or other heath care provider, please visit the WHO site for technical guidance here: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance-publications.

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AFC Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - AFC Distribution Corp.AFC Distribution Corp. (“AFC”), a Rancho Dominguez, California establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (“Sushi Ebi”) from the American marketplace due to suspected Vibrio Parahaemolyticus contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/QXYR30qqlUl

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/cooked-butterfly-tail-whiteleg-shrimp-sushi-ebi-lot-20191002

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Shellfish products are subject to this recall:

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Premo & Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwich Recall Expands [US]

Lipari and Fresh Grab Sandwiches Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Lipari Foods, a Warren, Michigan establishment, expands its existing recalls for certain batch/lots of prepared, ready-to-eat Premo and Fresh Grab branded Wedge Sandwiches from the American marketplace. The original recall was initiated due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/ar7v30qbRfD

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lipari-foods-issues-voluntary-recall-expansion-additional-sandwiches-due-potential-contamination-0

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Premo and Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwiches are subject to this recall:

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Premo & Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwich Recall Expands [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Premo & Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwich Recall Expands [US]Lipari Foods, a Warren, Michigan establishment, expands its existing recalls for certain batch/lots of prepared, ready-to-eat Premo and Fresh Grab branded Wedge Sandwiches from the American marketplace. The original recall was initiated due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/IsWe30q9egm

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lipari-foods-issues-voluntary-recall-expansion-additional-sandwiches-due-potential-contamination

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Premo and Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwiches are subject to this recall:

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Premo & Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwich Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Lipari Foods, a Warren, Michigan establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of prepared, ready-to-eat Premo and Fresh Grab branded Wedge Sandwiches from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/59QS30q8Evd

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lipari-foods-issues-recall-various-wedge-deli-sandwiches-due-potential-contamination-listeria

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Premo and Fresh Grab Wedge Sandwiches are subject to this recall:

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Sprouts Unlimited branded Clover Spouts Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - US Food and Drug AdministrationSprouts Unlimited, a Marion, Iowa establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Clover Spouts from the American marketplace due to suspected Escherichia coli O103 bacteria (E. coli O103) contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/pF2h30q5ZLD

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/sprouts-unlimited-inc-recalling-clover-sprouts-4-ounce-packages-due-possible-health-risk

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Clover Spout products are subject to this recall:

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CDC Investigation: E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia-based health promotion and disease prevention authority, provides an update into E. coli 0157 H7 Infections now linked to Romaine Lettuce, an outbreak that has sickened at least forty (40) people across 16 states.

CDC: http://ht.ly/Y8dK30pWJ2d

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s1122-investigation-update-e-coli-infections-romaine-lettuce.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) has launched an investigation into a multi-state E. coli 0157 H7 outbreak that is currently active within United States, thought to be caused by contact with and/or consumption of Romaine Lettuce.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Investigation Update: Salmonella in Pig Ear Dog Treats

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia-based health promotion and disease prevention authority, updates its formal investigation notice concerning the US nationwide Salmonella outbreak linked to Pig Ear Treats for Dogs.

CDC: http://ht.ly/i0ar30pgN5K

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/a0731-salmonella-outbreaks-pig-ear.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) has updated its ongoing investigation into a multi-state Salmonella outbreak that is currently active within United States, thought to be caused by contact with and/or consumption of Pig Ear Treats for Dogs.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Investigation: Salmonella linked to Poultry & Dog Treats

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues a formal investigation notice concerning the two (2) Salmonella outbreaks linked to Backyard Poultry and Pig Ear Dog Treats.

CDC: http://ht.ly/aLYN30pdnfB

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0723-salmonella-infections-poultry.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports two (2) multi-state Salmonella outbreaks are currently active within United States. The first outbreak is linked to contact with Live Poultry while the second is thought to be caused by contact with Pig Ear Treats for Dogs.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Cavi branded Papaya Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues an updated warning against consuming Cavi branded Papayas imported from Mexico due to Salmonella infection.

CDC: http://ht.ly/G6e630p5Dv0

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0704-salmonella-papaya.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this outbreak has caused at least 71 people to become seriously sickened and at least 27 people

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Investigation into Salmonella linked to Poultry [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues a formal investigation notice concerning the Salmonella infections linked to contact with live Poultry.

CDC: http://ht.ly/CsJZ30oLGBn

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0516-salmonella-backyard-flocks.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports a multi-state Salmonella infectious outbreak has been linked to contact with live Poultry and is known to have sickened at least 52 people from 21 states.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Mexican Raw Oyster Warning [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues an investigation notice and warning concerning an outbreak that has sickened at least 16 people from five (5) US states with suspected Campylobacter, Norovirus and Shigella, Shiga toxin-producing E. coli non-O157 and Vibrio.

CDC: http://ht.ly/veUI30oIVcL

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0510-raw-oysters.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this outbreak has caused at least 16 people to become seriously sickened.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Investigation into E. coli O103 Outbreak Update [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, updates its investigation notice concerning the Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (“E. coli”) O103 outbreak that has sickened at least 109 people from five (5) US states.

CDC: http://ht.ly/uA4130op1LA

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0409-ecoli-infrctions-update.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O103 outbreak has caused at least 109 people to become sickened and ill.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Investigation into E. coli O103 Outbreak [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues an investigation notice concerning the Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (“E. coli”) O103 outbreak that has sickened at least 96 people from five (5) US states.

CDC: http://ht.ly/uA4130op1LA

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0409-ecoli-infrctions-update.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O103 outbreak has caused at least 96 people to become sickened and ill.

Additional information is as follows:

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CDC Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Chicken [US]

US FlagUS/Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") LogoThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), an Atlanta, Georgia based health promotion and disease prevention authority, issues a final update into the multidrug-resistant Salmonella Outbreak linked to Raw Chicken products that is known to have sickened at least 129 people in at least 17 US states, a serious public health and safety hazard.

CDC: http://ht.ly/7eNU30nNUsd

Direct link: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0221-chicken-salmonella-outbreak.html

Additional information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) reports this investigation into the latest Salmonella outbreak is over, but illnesses could continue because this Salmonella strain appears to be widespread in the Chicken industry.

Additional information is as follows:

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