Tag: Listeria

Listeria Threatens Company and Consumers

Last month, Blue Bell Creameries opted to withdraw all products from the market after testing revealed potential Listeria contamination. The company is taking all necessary measures to prevent the bacteria from posing a further threat. According to the Food and Drug Administration, over two dozen food products potentially containing Listeria have been recalled this year. The list consists of […]

Wash That Cantaloupe

Listeria can get in cantaloupe Cantaloupes may look innocent, but they are the source of the most deadly foodborne illness outbreaks in recent years. In 2011, a listeria outbreak in cantaloupes caused foodborne illness in 147 people and killed more than 30. Shockwaves from the outbreak are still felt today. Just this week, Walmart settled […]

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