Notable food recalls

Published On: Sep 12 2012 11:00:51 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 25 2015 11:44:55 AM CDT

In March 2015, Blue Bell ice cream recalled 3 oz. institutional/food service cups of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream after a test detected listeria in one of the cups recovered from a Kansas hospital. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

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Spinach -- Fall 2006 An outbreak of food-borne illnesses caused by E. coli bacteria was initially announced in September 2006 as the FDA called for bagged spinach to be removed from shelves. Another outbreak a few months later, initially blamed on onions at Taco Bell and Taco John’s restaurants, was traced to prepackaged iceberg lettuce.

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