Michigan-based Food Manufacturer Agrees to Stop Production After Repeated Food Safety Violations

January 16, 2020 FDA

U.S. District Judge Sean F. Cox entered a consent decree of permanent injunction between the U.S. and Home Style Foods, Inc., and the company’s owner, Michael J. Kowalski, and quality manager, Juan Valesquez. Home Style Foods, Inc., a Michigan-based food manufacturer, has agreed to discontinue selling food products until the company complies with federal regulations and other requirements.

Outbreak Appears Over; FDA Investigation Efforts Continue

January 16, 2020 FDA

FDA will continue its investigation into potential sources and contributing factors that led to the outbreak in order to inform future prevention efforts.

Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall Expansion on Additional Sandwiches Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

January 15, 2020 FDA

The product was distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods in Warren, Michigan to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Lipari Foods Issues Recall of Various Wedge Deli Sandwiches

January 8, 2020 FDA

Lipari Foods has issued a voluntary recall of various Premo and Fresh Grab wedge sandwiches due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Products Associated With the FDA Almark Foods Recall Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

January 3, 2020 USDA FSIS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to illnesses caused by Listeria monocytogenes associated with FDA-regulated hard boiled eggs that have been recalled by Almark Foods. FSIS is issuing this public health alert out of an abundance of caution to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed.