Ridgewood NJ, California-based Rizo-López Foods issued a comprehensive recall of all cheeses and dairy products manufactured in its facility on Tuesday. This precautionary measure follows an ongoing investigation into a listeria monocytogenes outbreak that has persisted for multiple years. Collaborative efforts between federal and local agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are underway to identify the source of the outbreak.
“I recall Trader Joe’s closed for a couple of days after someone got tested positive during the height of the pandemic. Re-opened in no time, like nothing happened. Now running like well-oiled machine. Why? No union. Just hard-working employees and smart management focused on customer experience and resilience of the business.
We should have signs on our lawns praising Trader Joe’s minimum wage heroes more than anyone. They are the true heroes who carried hundreds of village households through pandemic!”
Paramus NJ, according to a new release from the Traders Joe’s website a member of the Paramus store crew tested positive for coronavirus and the store is temporarily closed for a precautionary cleaning and sanitization .
Washington DC, Federal authorities at the USDA have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.
The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the products, distributed by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods may be contaminated with cyclospora. The parasite causes intestinal illness.
The USDA says Caito Foods was notified from their lettuce supplier, Fresh Express, that the chopped romaine used in some of the salads was being recalled.
The products were sold by grocery stores including Trader Joe’s, Walgreens and Kroger. They have the establishment number “EST. 39985 or P-39985.” The USDA has posted a complete list online . Consumers are urged to throw them away.