Saturday, 18 March 2017

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Milk in Chocolate Confections

RBR Meat Company, Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 21,220 pounds of frozen pizza product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Aroma Imports Inc. of Dearborn Heights, MI, is recalling 450 g and 4.5 kg packages of Nabelsi brand Thyme because the products have the potential to contain excessive levels of lead

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, California is recalling its Edamame (Soybeans) – UPC 0-23012-00261-9, dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Flagship Food Group, an Albuquerque, N.M. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,622 pounds of a frozen burrito product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard clear plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

In response to Vulto Creamery’s expanded recall of raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily expanding its recall to include Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber cheeses sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

CFIA recalls this week

Dixie Diners' Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Various King's Family brand dumplings recalled due to undeclared egg

PastaCo is recalling PastaCo brand Bolognese Sauce from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Tesco recalls Oriental Kitchen Chicken Chow Mein due to undeclared allergens

Tesco is recalling a batch of its Oriental Kitchen Chicken Chow Mein product because it was incorrectly packed with Tesco Chicken Curry and therefore contains egg, milk, mustard and sesame, which are not mentioned on the label.This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or milk or milk constituents, and/or an allergy to mustard or sesame. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FDA

Lindt & Sprungli recalls two Easter chocolate eggs products due to undeclared barley

Lindt &Sprungli Ltd is recalling two batches of Excellence Dark Extra Fine Shell Egg and Lindor Strawberries & Cream Shell Egg because they contain barley which is not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to barley. The products do not pose a risk to consumers with coeliac disease. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSA

Kernow Chocolate recalls two varieties of chocolate bars because of undeclared egg

Kernow Chocolate is recalling its Eton Mess Chocolate and Lemon Meringue Chocolate bars, because they contain undeclared egg which is not mentioned on the label. This means these products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. Follow the link for product details.

Natural High Co Pty Ltd t/as Bounce Foods — Apple Cinnamon Natural Energy Ball

Product Safety Australia report the following recall:

What are the defects? The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy).

What are the hazards? Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do? Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consumer this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Tesco recalls all date codes of Spaghetti Bolognese (frozen) because of undeclared egg

Tesco is recalling all date codes of Spaghetti Bolognese (frozen) because it contains egg which is not on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

Uncle Roy's recalls Natural Bitter Almond Extract because of undeclared nuts

Uncle Roy's is recalling Natural Bitter Almond Extract because it contains nuts which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Schneider's Gourmet World brand All Dressed Seasoning recalled due to undeclared milk

Georgian Bay brand Vodka may be unsafe due to high alcohol content

Eastern brand Payasam Mix recalled due to undeclared wheat 

SoLo GI brand energy bars recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Hormel brand Great Shake Products recalled due to undeclared milk

Uncle Tom's Farm Inc. - The Cider Keg brand Apple BBQ Grilling Sauce recalled due to undeclared anchovy

Kasih brand Halva recalled due to undeclared sesame and milk

Spice Mantra brand products recalled due to undeclared allergens - fish, egg, milk

Hampton House brand Chicken Strips recalled due to possible harmful bacteria

I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter and Granola products recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Remark Fresh Markets brand Lemon Blueberry Cobbler Loaf recalled due to undeclared egg and milk

Robert Rothschild brand gift sets recalled due to undeclared soy and wheat

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Picone Meat Specialties, LTD., a Mamaroneck, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,750 pounds of salami products due to misbranding and undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain non-fat dry milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Meijer announced it is recalling a recent shipment of its pre-made Caesar salads after discovering they were mislabeled as Greek salads. The mislabeled salads contain packaged croutons, which is an undeclared wheat allergen not included on the Greek salad kit label.

Meijer expanded its list of recalled items to now include its Meijer brand Artisan Made Natural Muenster Cheese and its pre-wrapped Ham Sub on Artisan White Baguette due to a potential cross contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Ohio Farms Packing Co. Ltd., a Creston, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 40,680 pounds of boneless veal products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Also included in the recall is an undetermined amount of veal cutlets produced by Ohio Farms Packing Co. Ltd.

King’s Command Foods, LLC., a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 26,138 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, (metal) the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Landies Candies Co. Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts on “WEGMANS MILK CHOCOLATE (BIG EAR BUNNY) SUCKER”

Rochester Meat Company, a Rochester, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 13,330 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding , the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain monosodium glutamate (MSG), an ingredient which is not declared on the product label.

F.B. Packing Co., Inc., a Boston, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,430 pounds of shaved beef products that may be contaminated with plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Nonna Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Lidia’s Marinara Sauce

Bak-Ez Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared (Milk) in Mantecada (Muffin)

Gerber Products Company of Florham Park, New Jersey, is initiating a voluntary recall of Cheese Ravioli Gerber® Pasta Pick-Ups® because the egg allergen is missing from the “Contains” statement.

In response to Vulto Creamery’s recall of soft wash- rind raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling the products from nine stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine and New York out of an abundance of caution. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Biery Cheese Company Expands Recall of Select Cheese Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

The SoyNut Butter Co. of Glenview, IL is expanding its recall of I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter and granola products. The recall now includes Dixie Diner’s Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7).

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Seasalt Cornwall recalls two varieties of chocolate bars because of undeclared egg* (updated 9 March)

Seasalt Cornwall is recalling its Eton Mess White Chocolate and Lemon Meringue Chocolate bars because they contain undeclared egg which is not on the labels. This means these products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. *This alert has been updated on 9 March to clarify the egg-only allergy and all best-before dates. For more information follow the link.

Source: FSA

Best Fresh recalls six of its sandwich products due to undeclared allergens

Best Fresh* is recalling six of its sandwich products because they contain undeclared allergens which are not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten), celery, milk, and/or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites. Follow the link for further details.

Source: FSA

Food Babies Love — Greek Lamb Casserole, Baby Bolognaise & Fish Pie

Product Safety Australia reports the following recall:

What are the defects? The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (wheat).

What are the hazards? Consumers who have a wheat allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the products are consumed.

What should consumers do? Consumers who have a wheat allergy or intolerance should not consume these products and should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Pork Vegetable Wonton and Chicken Vegetable Wonton

Product Safety Australia report a recall for the above product:

What are the defects? The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (wheat).

What are the hazards? Any consumers who have a wheat allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do? Consumers who have a wheat allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd recalls Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd is recalling various batch codes of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because it may contain small pieces of metal. This product was sold at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Waitrose, Ocado and Nisa stores. In addition, batch number 7005109 with ‘best before’ date 5 February 2018 has also been sold through East End Foods. For more details, follow the link.

CFIA recalls this week

Happy brand Mangosteen Pudding recalled due to undeclared milk

Ziyad brand Soup Starter Soup Base – Jameed recalled due to undeclared milk

Bella Biscotti brand biscotti products recalled due to undeclared egg and milk

Trader Joe's brand apple sauce products recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of glass

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Versa Marketing Inc. of Fresno, CA is recalling 4,089 cases of Fusia Szechuan Stir fry because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Gourmet Classic Salads, Inc., a Lake Wales, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,236 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Yoke's Fresh Market is proactively recalling two types of Colby cheese due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of various bulk and retail cheeses manufactured by Deutsch Kase Haus due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

Allergy Alert Issued in Two Massachusetts Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Pecans in King Cakes

Whole Foods Market recalls “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad due to undeclared tree nut allergen

Manzana Products Co., Inc. is voluntarily recalling three different types of Trader Joe's Unsweetened Apple Sauces due to the potential presence of glass pieces.

Dos Hermanos, Inc., a Bedford Park, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 151 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc., a Juncos, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 140 pounds of raw meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains wheat and whey (milk), known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Cottage Cheese Farm Pty Ltd — Ricotta Cheese

Product Safety Australia reports that the above product has been recalled.

What are the defects? The recall is due to microbial (E. coli) contamination.

What are the hazards? Food products contaminated with E. coli may cause illness if consumed.

Follow the link for product details.

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling Quorn Meat Free Mince because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling a batch code of its frozen Meat Free Mince because it may contain small pieces of metal. This product was only sold at Tesco. Follow the link for further product details.

Source: FSA

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Waitrose recalls Frozen 2 Breaded Haddock Fillets because of incorrect allergen labelling

Waitrose is recalling a batch of its Frozen 2 Breaded Haddock Fillets because it was incorrectly packaged with battered haddock fillets, which contain milk and mustard. This means the product contains undeclared mustard and milk and this is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard, and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA


FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., a Mount Olive, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 468 pounds of mortadella product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains pistachio nuts, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

Los Angeles, CA. Chapis Spice & Tea.  Recall/Amendment to the Bread Crumbs and Seasoned Bread Crumbs Distributed on or after 11/10/2016 – 02/16/17 There were undeclared allergens in the "regular" Natural Bread Crumbs manufactured on 11/01/16. Allergens such as, Wheat, Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, and, Soybean.

Bee International issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in “Plastic Heart Tubes with Chocolate Lentils”

Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are proactively recalling various types of Colby cheese due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

Kusher LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg and Milk in Cookies

Three Ready Pac Foods Inc. establishments, located in Swedesboro, N.J., in Jackson, Ga., and the headquarters establishment in Irwindale, Calif., are recalling approximately 59,225 pounds of one variety of chicken salad product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

CFIA recalls this week

Nacho Villa brand Tortilla Chips – Chipotle recalled due to undeclared sesame

Chocolate Moose Fudge Factory brand popcorn products recalled due to undeclared milk

Wild Serendipity Foods brand bakery products recalled due to undeclared tree nut, milk and wheat

Happy brand pudding products recalled due to undeclared milk

Ziyad brand Soup Starter Soup Base - Jameed recalled due to undeclared milk

Butterkist brand cookies recalled due to undeclared milk

Yanjinpuzi brand dried tofu products recalled due to undeclared fish

Friday, 24 February 2017

Recall of Batches of Tesco Cheeses of Ireland Wicklow Blue Due to Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

As a precautionary measure, Tesco is recalling the above batches of Tesco Cheeses of Ireland Wicklow Blue, due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Tesco is issuing point of sale recall notices requesting customers who have bought an implicated batch to return it to their store.
For more details follow the link.

SuperValu Recalls Batches of Wicklow Blue Cheese Due to Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

As a precautionary measure, SuperValu is recalling the above batches of Wicklow Blue, due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. SuperValu is issuing point of sale recall notices requesting customers who have bought the implicated batch not to consume it. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSAI

Product Safety Australia has issued a food recall

Ottovo International Trading P/L — Wheat Pop Sesame Flavour due to undeclared allergens - peanuts

Saturday, 18 February 2017

CFIA recalls this week

Bright brand cheese curd products recalled due to undeclared mustard and wheat

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Two Taylor Farms establishments, located in Dallas, Texas and in Tracy, California, and headquartered in Salinas, California, are recalling approximately 6,630 pounds of chicken and pork salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Cousins Products LLC Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall on 16oz Creole Tomato Dressing, Best by Date 05/18/17, due to Undeclared Milk

Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Butternut Spirals due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Legendary Baking Issues Allergy Alert - Almonds And Egg In Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie - Allergens Not Declared In Ingredient List

MDS Foods Inc., of Massillon, OH is recalling multiple products some of which were found to be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes and other products which may have the potential to be contaminated with the bacteria.

Century Packing Corp., a Las Piedras, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 999,419 pounds of thermally processed, commercially sterile, chicken sausage products due to misbranding. The products contain monosodium glutamate (MSG) that was not declared on the product labels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Ditos Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Soy in Heart Plastic Platter Strawberries W/Dip with Chocolate Frosting and Heart Plastic Platter Mixed Fruit W/Dip with Chocolate Frosting

Saputo Inc. Recalls Certain Gouda Cheese Products Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

Biery Cheese Company Recalls Various Types Of Specialty Longhorn Colby Cheeses Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach Branch Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Assorted Cheese Items for Potential Listeria Monocytogenes

Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Ind. has notified Sargento Foods Inc. that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese they supplied to Sargento must be recalled due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported.

Choice Farms LLC Recalls Very Limited Quantity of Mushrooms Stuffed with Cheese Supplied by a Third Party that may have the potential for Listeria monocytogenes Contamination

Licata Enterprises Asks For Volunary Recall of Multiple Vitamin Because of A Possible Fish Allergen Health Risk

Following the Sargento Cheese Company recall where select Sargento branded cheeses were recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 2,552 cases of various cooking and snacking products (product descriptions attached), that contained Sargento branded cheeses because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Guggisberg Cheese, Inc. Recalls Various Colby Type Cheeses due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Poundstretcher recalls Chocolate Crème Oreos because of incorrect allergen labelling

Poundstretcher is recalling Chocolate Crème Oreos because they contain wheat (gluten) and milk which are not correctly declared on the ingredient label applied by Poundstretcher. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, and /or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Heatons recalls a consignment of Toblerones because of undeclared egg (Northern Ireland only)

Heatons is recalling a consignment of Toblerones because they contain egg which is not on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. The consignment was sold with an incorrect over-stickered ingredients list, which omitted the ingredient egg white. The implicated consignment was only sold in Northern Ireland through Heatons. Follow the link to find out more.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Great Northern Sandwich Co recalls six chicken products because of possible contamination

Great Northern Sandwich Co Ltd is recalling various products containing chicken because of a blue discolouration on the meat. The discolouration may indicate that the products are unfit for human consumption. For product details follow the link.

Source: UK FSA

Sainsbury’s recalls stir fry products due to possible presence of Salmonella

Sainsbury’s has taken the precautionary step of recalling a number of its products because the products might contain Salmonella. Follow the link for product details.

Source: UK FSA

Flynn's Fine Foods recalls Limerick Cooked Ham because of undeclared allergens

Flynn's Fine Foods is recalling Limerick Cooked Ham because it contains milk and wheat (gluten) which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Source: UK FSA

Cape Wholefoods — Maree Wilkinson Vanilla Pancake Mix, Chocolate Cake Mix & Raspberry Cacao Granola

Product Safety Australia have issued a product recall notice

What are the defects? The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen - gluten.

What are the hazards? Any consumers who have a wheat or gluten allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

FSAI recalls this week

Recall of a Batch of Tesco Mackerel Fillets Due to Elevated Histamine

Avoca Extends its Hummus Recall as a Precaution due to Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes (Update 2)

CFIA recalls this week

Schneider's Gourmet World Seasonings recalled due to undeclared milk

Organics brand baby food pouches recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum

Garden Choice brand Cheese recalled due to undeclared wheat

Chiffon brand Margarine recalled due to undeclared milk

FDA anf FSIS recalls this week

Meijer is announcing a recall of its Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese sold exclusively through its deli counters due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Starway Incorporated, located at 137 Grattan Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11237, is recalling Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower because the product contains undeclared sulfites.

Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a Richmond, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 45 pounds of beef and chicken chili flavored soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product(s) contain milk, wheat and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

Fred Meyer Stores Issues Allergy Alert on Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread due to Undeclared Milk

Ruth’s Salad Charlotte NC Expands Recall of Ruth’s Salads Pimento Spreads due to Possible Health Risk may contain Listeria Monocytogenes

Legendary Baking of Denver, CO, is recalling its 34 ounce packages of Private Selection Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie because the almonds and eggs were listed under “may contains” instead of “contains”. People who have allergies to almonds and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Waitrose recalls Hearty Minestrone Soup because the product may contain blue plastic pieces

Waitrose is recalling all batches of its Hearty Minestrone Soup because it may contain pieces of blue plastic. Follow the link for product details.

Co-op recalls its Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny because of possible product tampering

Co-op is recalling its Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny because of an alleged product tampering where the product was found to contain a small battery. The presence of a small battery makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a risk to health. For more details follow the link.

Source: UK FSA

Friday, 3 February 2017

Little Dish recalls Pasta Bolognese because of incorrect allergen labelling

Little Dish recalls its Pasta Bolognese because the product contains milk which is not declared on the label*. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk and milk constituents. Follow the link to find out more.

Source: FSA

Stockmans Eggs Pty Ltd — Stockman's Eggs

Product Safety Australia has issued a recall for Stockmans Eggs

What are the defects? The recall is due to cracked eggs due to processing failure.

What are the hazards? Eggs that are cracked can cause illness if consumed.