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Product recalls and alerts

21 May 14

UK Recalls

  • Mars Food UK Ltd is recalling packs of Uncle Ben's Special - Chinese Style Rice with 'best before' end dates of 25 April 2015 and 26 April 2015 because some packs may contain Uncle Ben's Special - Special Fried Rice, which contains milk and egg. (FSA)
  • Plum Baby Foods is recalling pouches of its Plum Bread & Butter Pudding with a 'best before' date of 15 January 2015. This is because of the product being under-processed, which may cause food spoilage as well as make it possibly unsafe to eat. (FSA)
  • Sainsbury's is recalling jars of its 'by Sainsbury's' pitted green olives (350g), as a precautionary measure, because a limited number of jars may contain small pieces of glass. The FSA is issuing a Product Recall Information Notice. (FSA)
  • Ana Food Packaging Ltd is recalling its Halal Market Tandoori Masala Chicken Drumsticks with a use-by date of 19 May 2014 because the product contains milk which is not mentioned on the label.(FSA)

Ireland Recalls

  • Plum Baby Foods is recalling a batch of "Plum Bread & Butter Pudding" pouches due to under-processing. This may cause food spoilage and potentially make it unsafe to consume.
  • Sulphites were not declared on the label of some batches of Heaney Meats Catering Company 4 x 4oz burgers produced between 16th March and 16th May 2014.

Australia and New Zealand Recalls

  • Woolworths Ltd has recalled 'Woolworths Select Finishing Sauce Caramelised Onion & Roasted Garlic Reduction 165g' nationally in Woolworths Supermarkets, Safeway, Food for Less and Flemings Supermarkets, due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk) caused by a packaging error. A different product has been incorrectly packaged as this product.
  • A batch of Healtheries Dietex apricot preserve 360g jars sold in supermarkets and food outlets throughout New Zealand has been recalled due to glass being found in one jar of preserve.
  • Metcash Trading Limited Australasia has recalled Black & Gold Apple Pie from IGA supermarkets and independent retailers in ACT, NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC and WA due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk protein).
  • Just Entrees Pty Ltd has recalled their own brand Chicken Liver Pate Brandy Port and Sage from Coles Supermarkets in TAS and VIC and Chicken Liver Pate Cracked Pepper from Coles Supermarkets in NSW and VIC due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
  • Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty. Ltd has recalled Coles brand RSPCA APPROVED Chicken Kiev from Coles and Bi-Lo stores in the Northern Territory, South Australia, Mildura (VIC) and Broken Hill (NSW) due to the presence of undeclared allergens (Gluten, Milk, Egg and Soy).
  • The Healthy Warrior Pty Ltd. has recalled The Bar Counter Chocolate Brownie Crunch High Protein from Coles Supermarkets nationally due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (almonds).

Canada Recalls

  • Nador Inc. is recalling Selection brand Rosemary Leaves from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.
  • Groupe Colabor Inc. is recalling Viandes Lauzon brand lean ground veal from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:NM contamination.
  • Merilin International Trading Inc. is recalling dried sweet potato slices from the marketplace because they contain sulphites which are not declared on the label.
  • Happy Veggie World Ltd. is recalling imitation meat products from the marketplace because they contain egg which is not declared on the label.
  • Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Butcher's Choice brand ground beef products sold in the Miramichi, New Brunswick marketplace due to possible metal contamination.

US Recalls

  • Ste Fromagere du Livradois of Fournols, France is recalling Haut Livradois brand Raclette and Montboissie cheeses lot#350 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Surma Distributors LLC., located at 1075 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11237, is recalling HAQUE brand Golden Raisins because the product contains undeclared sulfites.
  • US Trading Company of Hayward, CA is recalling its Dragonfly Brand Crushed Chili Powder in 6.3 ounce plastic tubs with lot code 359XP, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • American Waffle Company of Clayton, Delaware is voluntarily recalling 480 cases of Gluten Free Blueberry Pancakes with Best By or Sell By 07/31/15 because the product contains undeclared milk.
  • Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling select Knudsen Cottage Cheese, Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese, Simply Kraft Cottage Cheese, and Daily Chef Cottage Cheese products. Some ingredients used in these products were not stored in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. While unlikely, this could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or food borne illness; therefore, the company is issuing the recall as a precaution.
  • Prepared Foods manufacturer, Lansal, Inc.( d.b.a Hot Mama’s Foods), announced today that as a precaution it is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes.
  • Middle East Bakery of Lawrence, MA is recalling all lots of Market Basket Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Pancakes, because they may contain undeclared milk.
  • WhiteWave Foods is voluntarily recalling half gallon containers of Silk Light Original Soymilk because they may contain undeclared almondmilk.

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