Food Safety Alerts
- Non-O157:H7 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (including E. coli O111)
Although E. coli O157:H7 is the most commonly identified type of shiga toxin-producing E. coli in the U.S., there are many other types of STEC that cause illness in people, sometimes referred to as "non-O157 STEC." E. coli O111 is one strain of non-O157 STEC.
A food recall is a voluntary action by a manufacturer or distributor to protect the public from products that may cause health problems or possible death. The purpose of a recall is to remove products from commerce when there is reason to believe it may be adulterated (injurious to health or unfit for human consumption) or misbranded (false or misleading labeling and/or packaging).
- Food Recalls in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture helps ensure your food is produced and sold in a safe manner. MDA also provides information to consumers on proper handling and preparation of foods to help you avoid food borne illnesses. Attention: Non-MDH link
- FDA Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts
List of foods and drugs that have been recently found unsafe and recalled from the market. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Food Safety and Inspection Service Recalls (Meat, Poultry & Egg Products)
Meat, poultry and egg products involved in recalls, both in open and closed federal cases. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Federal Citizen Information Center Recall Resources
A list of sites that announce product recalls. Attention: Non-MDH link
The online resource for all recalls. Attention: Non-MDH link