Tag Archives: Listeria Contamination

Smorgasbord Health Column – Food Safety – #Lysteria – You cannot see it but it sees you..the perfect host! Sally Cronin

As always a thoroughly comprehensive post on how listeria can be allowed to manifest, Why and what we can do to avoid being contaminated with this bacteria as make no mistake if you are young, elderly or have a low immune system it can have disastrous consequences for your health and wellbeing…Those of you who know me and think I am being fussy…I am just careful as we all need to be …A factual read which makes its point …

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Last week I covered the dangers of salmonella, despite the government and food safety experts telling us that it is now safe to eat under cooked eggs: Preparing Eggs Safely

Food Safety – #Lysteria – You cannot see it but it sees you..the perfect host!

Also last week in the UK headlines, the appalling cover up about the percentage of prepared sandwiches, supplied to hospitals and care homes that contain Listeria.. and it is only the fact that three patients died and other are seriously ill that it has been uncovered.

In the papers:Health bosses ignore warnings about contaminated sandwiches

  • Health bosses have been accused of repeatedly ignoring warnings over the deadly risks of contaminated sandwiches.
  • Three patients have died and another three remain seriously ill after eating sandwiches infected with listeria – a deadly foodborne bacteria – at two hospitals in the North West.
  • But research by the…

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Smorgasbord Health Column – #Recall for over 50 brands of frozen sweetcorn over #listeria contamination – #check your freezer

A timely post from Sally due to the recent Listeria outbreak so if you have any frozen food in your freezer PLEASE check the list …Listeria can be life threatening.

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Over the last two weeks there has been a recall of over 50 products containing frozen sweetcorn, due to fears that it has been contaminated with listeria. Although listeria is killed when food is cooked at the right temperature, the fear is that many people will use frozen sweetcorn, thawed in salads but not reheated.

Listeria outbreak forces supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Aldi to recall MORE frozen products due to fears they may be contaminated – taking the list to 50

If you go to the article you will find the full list of the 50 products recalled in the UK:Daily Mail – Recall list for frozen sweetcorn products.

It is known that the sweetcorn originated in Hungary and that some of the contaminated batches were packaged in Poland. It was produced by a Belgian firm called Greenyard, which says it is Europe’s second biggest seller of frozen…

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