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50 minutes ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

Local and probably not of interest to most:  prepared food and delicatessen items from Shoprite (not the same Shoprite store where I shop) have been recalled for hepatitis A contamination.  The county is offing free hepatitis A immunizations, though vaccine supplies have run out.  As of this morning's headlines six people have died.

 

One of my coworkers received notice from Shoprite that she had purchased potentially contaminated cheese.  She reports the shot is painful.

 

 

So this made me very curious but when I went to try and find out what was at the bottom of it I ran across this from a New Jersey  site:

 

The number of confirmed hepatitis A infections has surged to 533 cases, including six deaths, in New Jersey in the last 11 months as health officials issued a new alert that a ShopRite deli worker could have exposed people to the highly-infectious disease over an 18-day span last month.
 

so there’s no doubt six people have died in the last 11 months but there’s nothing that I can see that relates these 6 deaths to the ShopRite exposure last month.

Here is the link. 


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30 minutes ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

Sorry!  That's what I get for reading just the headline.

 

No apologies needed. I think the thing is very confusing. 


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49 minutes ago, Anna N said:

So this made me very curious but when I went to try and find out what was at the bottom of it I ran across this from a New Jersey  site:

 

The number of confirmed hepatitis A infections has surged to 533 cases, including six deaths, in New Jersey in the last 11 months as health officials issued a new alert that a ShopRite deli worker could have exposed people to the highly-infectious disease over an 18-day span last month.
 

so there’s no doubt six people have died in the last 11 months but there’s nothing that I can see that relates these 6 deaths to the ShopRite exposure last month.

Here is the link. 

 

I was going to say that hep A can kill you...but usually not, and hard to imagine 6 dead from one store

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Just now, gfweb said:

I was going to say that hep A can kill you...but usually not, and hard to imagine 6 dead from one store

That’s what made me curious to get to the bottom of it. It didn’t sound right. 

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Good work by you. 

Headline writers used to strive for accuracy, now they try to get clicks 

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13 minutes ago, gfweb said:

Good work by you. 

Headline writers used to strive for accuracy, now they try to get clicks 

 

The six deaths headline was the front page of the Courier News.  Just now looking at their website I saw no mention of deaths (at least deaths due to cold cuts) -- but photographs of "football field length" lines queued up for free hepatitis shots.  Including the Courier News reporter with a fatal fondness for Cajun chicken breast and muenster cheese.

 

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I should clarify I work for the county.  My information on Shoprite food recalls and hepatitis situation -- other than this morning's Six Hepatitis Deaths headline and the reporter's Cajun chicken breast and muenster cheese -- comes from work email.  Forgive my vagueness.   I hesitate to share anything I possibly shouldn't share.

 

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14 hours ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

One of my coworkers received notice from Shoprite that she had purchased potentially contaminated cheese.  She reports the shot is painful.

 

We had a Hep A outbreak here in NE Arkansas earlier this year, mostly restaurant and fast-food outlet based. I got a shot, just as a precaution. It did hurt, but not as much as my flu shot, which I got at the same time in the other arm.

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"Rastelli Bros., Inc. Recalls Meat Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination"

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Rastelli Bros., Inc., doing business as Rastelli Foods Group, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 130,464 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 

The raw ground beef items were produced from Oct. 3, 2019 through Oct. 15, 2019... 

 

"FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Entrees due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination"

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat entrees due to the products containing FDA-regulated ingredients that have been recalled by Mann’s Packing Co. due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. FSIS is issuing this public health alert out of the utmost of caution to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed.

 

"Ezzo Sausage Company Recalls Meat Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination"

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Ezzo Sausage Company, a Columbus, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 25,115 pounds of sausage products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ready-to-eat sausage products were produced on Oct. 29, 2019, Oct. 30, 2019 and Nov. 5, 2019...

 

With all three reports, each article lists specific products and product codes.

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Listeria recall for a wholesale vendor's "European style" back bacon because of listeria. Currently affects BC and the Prairies, but possibly national.

 

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-11-06/eng/1573096241946/1573096247885?utm_source=r_listserv

 

Also, another update to the Ontario-centric beef/veal E. coli recall, this time adding a couple of halal butchers in Mississauga and Brampton.

 

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-11-06/eng/1573088927607/1573088927998?utm_source=r_listserv

 

Lobster in brine and crab in brine, botulism, sold in NB and Quebec.

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-11-13/eng/1573696235713/1573696241811?utm_source=r_listserv

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Is it my imagination, or are the number of recalls in Canada going up and up and up?   Certainly makes me stand behind our decision not to eat commercially prepared foods.  OTOH, there are a lot of ingredients being recalled...see above post from CD. 


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“What is called sound economics is very often what mirrors the needs of the respectably affluent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

 

"Not knowing the scope of your own ignorance is part of the human condition...The first rule of the Dunning-Kruger club is you don’t know you’re a member of the Dunning-Kruger club.” - psychologist David Dunning

 

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On 11/13/2019 at 10:12 PM, chromedome said:

Listeria recall for a wholesale vendor's "European style" back bacon because of listeria. Currently affects BC and the Prairies, but possibly national.

 

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-11-06/eng/1573096241946/1573096247885?utm_source=r_listserv

 

Also, another update to the Ontario-centric beef/veal E. coli recall, this time adding a couple of halal butchers in Mississauga and Brampton.

 

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-11-06/eng/1573088927607/1573088927998?utm_source=r_listserv

 

Lobster in brine and crab in brine, botulism, sold in NB and Quebec.

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-11-13/eng/1573696235713/1573696241811?utm_source=r_listserv

Why would you buy lobster in brine?

 

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