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Peaches, plums, nectarines recalled for potential listeria contamination, FDA says

The fruit has potentially been infected with Listeria monocytogenes. (iStock) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of fresh peaches, plums and nectarines in more than a dozen states over concerns that the fruit has potentially been contaminated with listeria. The recall was announced last week by Jac. Vandenberg, Inc., a distributor… Read More »

Needles Found in Grapes by a Pregnant Woman in Melbourne, Fruit Contamination Crisis in Australia Rises Again after 2018 Strawberry Incident

Needles found in grapes in Australia (Photo credits: Video grab) A couple in Melbourne was shocked when they found needles hidden inside grapes bought from a supermarket. Skender Hasa and Shams Alsubaiy, from Craigieburn, were snacking on some grapes after dinner when a needle pricked Ms Alsubaiy. On cutting the grapes, they found a needle inserted within… Read More »