Fresh Start Smoothie Blend is distributed at Costco in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan of Canada.
Among the amendments is one trying to avoid non-food stuffs being improperly mixed with food stuffs, that states non-edible products are not permitted to be produced, processed or mixed on the same site where food is produced.
Based upon a random sampling, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency determined that the Go Raw Brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix sold in 1 lb. (454 g) re-sealable plastic bags sold by Ecomax, tested positive for Salmonella.
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) publicly urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement a new food safety plan to address instances of unsanitary food warehouses throughout the U.S.
Officials interviewed 73 ill persons, and found that 48, or 66 percent of them ate bean sprouts or menu items containing bean sprouts the week before they got sick at restaurants that were supplied with bean sprouts by Wonton Foods.