Evershing International Trading Salmonella Lawyer Update: FDA Announces Frozen Shredded Coconut Recall.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
announced on April 15, 2020, a new recall on Frozen Shredded Coconut due to salmonella contamination. According to the FDA, the recall seems to be connected to a Frozen Shredded Coconut recall which was announced in 2018. The new recall affects all Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut sold in 16 oz. plastic bags. No illnesses have been linked to the recent recall at the moment.
The original recall on Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut was announced by the company on January 02, 2018. The older recall was also due to potential salmonella contamination which was linked to a salmonella outbreak which affected 27 people. The illnesses were reported from January 9, 2017, to November 4, 2017. The contamination was discovered by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, who tested multiple samples of the recalled Frozen Shredded Coconut products that tested positive for salmonella. The FDA announced a Health Warning on February 15, 2018, advising consumers to avoid consuming the recalled items.
The FDA has announced the recall 2 years after the original, and have stated that the new recall affects Coconut Tree brand “Frozen Shredded Coconut” that are still on market today. The recalled products were distributed in Ohio, Massachusetts, Washington, California, and Oklahoma with redistribution to Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Florida, and Texas. In their recent recall, the FDA advised consumers to return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
bacterium causes one of the most common intestinal infections in the United States salmonellosis. Salmonellosis is the second most common foodborne illness in the United States, and occurs only slightly less frequently than campylobacter infection. Symptoms of salmonellosis normally included nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, fever, and chills. According to a
National Salmonella Lawyer
, Ron Simon, salmonella infection is usually diagnosed by a positive culture from a stool sample of the infected person.
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