Jule’s Foods recalled all of its vegan products in Texas and other states after an outbreak of Salmonella sickened at least 7 people.
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Jule’s Foods Recall
On April 22, 2021, Jule’s Foods of Carlsbad, California, recalled all of their products due to a risk of Salmonella bacteria contamination.
What is the Problem?
The recall was issued after a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella was linked to Jule’s Cashew Brie, which is a type of vegan cheese. In response, Jule’s Foods recalled all of their products, including:
- Jule’s Cashew Brie
- Jule’s Truffle Cashew Brie
- Jule’s Black Garlic Cashew Brie
- Jule’s Artichoke Spinach Dip
- Jule’s Vegan Ranch Dressing
How Many Salmonella Illnesses Were Reported?
As of May 7, 2021, the CDC has reported 7 illnesses in 3 states, including California (4), Tennessee (2), and Florida (1). The outbreak strains include Salmonella Duisburg and Salmonella Urbana.
Furthermore, a sample of Jule’s Cashew Brie tested positive for Salmonella Urbana, which is the same strain that made people sick. The samples of Jule’s Cashew Brie were tested independently by health officials in Tennessee and California.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also linked Jule’s Cashew Brie to an outbreak of Salmonella Duisburg, which is a rare strain of Salmonella. Three out of 5 sick people who were interviewed said they ate Jule’s Cashew Brie before falling ill.
Where Were Jule’s Foods Sold?
Jule’s Foods vegan products were distributed in Texas and other states, including Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and directly to consumers nationwide.
Cashews Identified as Likely Source of Salmonella
The cashews were identified as the likely source of Salmonella contamination in Jule’s Cashew Brie. The FDA is working with the cashew supplier to make sure that all potentially contaminated cashews have been pulled off the market. The supplier does not sell cashews directly to consumers.
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