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Fungus Infects Basil Crops from Coast to Coast

A fungus called Basil downy mildew is rapidly spreading throughout basil crops all over the country. Though the fungus is not known to negatively effect human health, it does turn basil an unnatural...

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Potluck: Farmers Market Veg Dip

It’s become a tradition at Food Safety News to take a break on major holidays by hosting a virtual potluck or picnic, held entirely online for our far-flung staff.   So we’re celebrating Independence...

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Basil May Have Been Tainted with Salmonella

A Florida company is recalling fresh basil that was sold in Washington, Oregon and Rhode Island because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Sanith Ourn Farm of Indiantown, FL said in a news release...

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Sweet Basil Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Lisy Corporation of Miami, FL, is voluntarily recalling 6-oz. jars of Lisy Sweet Basil (Albahaca), Item #1132, Lot numbers A013 0518 & A014 0518, because it has the potential to be contaminated...

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Organic pesto recalled after test shows Listeria contamination

Routine pathogen testing revealed Listeria contamination in The Farming Fish brand of organic basil pesto with watercress, spurring the Oregon company to recall the product, which was distributed to...

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FDA documents first Cyclospora contamination of U.S. fresh produce

A special FDA testing program on fresh herbs has documented the first confirmed evidence of the Cyclospora parasite in U.S. produce. The Food and Drug Administration found the microscopic parasite on...

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Cyclospora update shows more than 1,600 infected since May

Parasite season, specifically Cyclospora season, is showing no signs of ending early this year, with the CDC reporting more than 1,600 people infected since May 1. The laboratory-confirmed patients...

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CDC logs 241 confirmed victims in Cyclospora outbreak traced to basil

Although the most recent confirmed illness onset date was July 26, the CDC waited until Monday to declare the end to a cyclosporiasis outbreak traced to basil from Mexico. The tally of...

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U.S. cyclospora infections increasing; fresh produce behind many cases

In 2019, multiple outbreaks of cyclosporiasis were identified and found to be linked to different produce items, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 10...

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Natural foods company recalls organic fresh basil because of parasite concerns

Certain fresh basil grown in Colombia and distributed by a Minnesota company, United Natural Foods Inc., has tested positive for a microscopic parasite. The recall covers a variety of sizes of packages...

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Shenandoah Growers recalls organic basil from 10 states after positive...

Shenandoah Growers Inc. is recalling its fresh cut, packaged organic basil packed at its Indianapolis location because sample tests showed the Cyclospora parasite. Retailers, including Kroger and...

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Sweet Basil Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Lisy Corporation of Miami, FL, is voluntarily recalling 6-oz. jars of Lisy Sweet Basil (Albahaca), Item #1132, Lot numbers A013 0518 & A014 0518, because it has the potential to be contaminated...

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Organic pesto recalled after test shows Listeria contamination

Routine pathogen testing revealed Listeria contamination in The Farming Fish brand of organic basil pesto with watercress, spurring the Oregon company to recall the product, which was distributed to...

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