Food Discussion : FDA Says Processing Plant Linked to Massive Listeria Outbreak Is Impossible to Clean

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Video: FDA Says Processing Plant Linked to Massive Listeria Outbreak Is Impossible to Clean



The agency inspected the facilities in March.

This story has been updated to reflect a comment from CRF Frozen Foods.

The Food and Drug Administration found quite a few problems with the CRF Frozen Foods processing plant.

The Pasco, Washington facility was inspected by FDA staffers between March 14 and March 17. According to Food Safety News, the agency’s report was finally posted to its website on Thursday. The report found various unfavorable conditions at the plant, which the inspectors said “does not allow proper cleaning and maintenance”—which could be why the Listeria outbreak occurred ...

http://fortune.com/2016/05/15/frozen-food-listeria/?xid=yahoo_fortune



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Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores


It’s one of the largest food recalls in recent memory, with well over 400 products from CRF Frozen Foods in Pasco, Washington, sold under more than 40 different brand names at major retailers like Costco, Target, Trader Joe’s and Safeway. So far, eight people have been sickened by listeria that’s genetically similar to that found in CRF vegetables, and two have died, though listeria was not the primary cause of death ...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/frozen-food-recall-covers-hundreds-items-many-stores-053104744.html?ref=gs




One of the largest frozen food recalls


Over 400 food products sold under 40 brand names throughout North America could be contaminated with listeria. 8 people sick so far

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