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Product Recalls and Alerts

03 December 2014

UK Recalls

  • Fisherman's Choice is recalling its Asian Choice Seafood Cocktail with a 'best before' date of 24 February 2016. This is because the product contains gluten, soya and egg which are not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to gluten and/or soya and/or egg. (FSA)
  • Chapel Foods Ltd has recalled some packs of its Steak Pies because they may have been packed with Chilli Bean Pies. The Chilli Bean Pies contain gluten, which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten. (FSA)
  • Solgar UK has recalled batches of ABC Dophilus food supplement that have been found to contain the fungus Rhizophus oryzae, which may cause a rare infection known as mucormycosis. This infection may cause health problems to consumers, particularly vulnerable groups. Vulnerable groups include premature infants, infants, children and anyone with a weakened immune system. (FSA)

Ireland Recalls

  • Dunnes Stores is recalling one batch of its 'my family favourites' bottled water due to the presence of residues of cleaning fluid.  Point of sale notices are being displayed in stores. (FSAI)

Canada Recalls 

  • Universal Impex Corp. is recalling Cool Runnings brand Curry Powder and Jamaican Style Curry Powder from the marketplace because they may contain peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut or almond should not consume the recalled products.  (Canada Inspection)
  • Federated Co-operatives Limited is recalling CO-OP The Marketplace brand Smokey Sweet BBQ meat products from the marketplace because they contain mustard which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard should not consume the recalled product. (Canada Inspection)
  • Nha Trang Deli Inc. is recalling Beef Balls from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product. (Canada Inspection)
  • Loc-Sky Trading Co. Ltd., is recalling Macau Honghong brand Crisp Cakes Walnut Cracker from the marketplace because it may contain peanut which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut should not consume the recalled product. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls 

  • Whole Foods Market is recalling “Vegan pumpkin pie” produced and sold in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, AR, due to undeclared walnuts. The product was sold as half and full pies packaged in both clear, clamshell packaging and brown, Kraft paper boxes UPCs 24917100000 and 24917300000 with “sell by” dates of 10/27/14 - 11/30/14. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life - threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The vegan pumpkin pies contain walnuts as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label. No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.  (FDA)
  • Natura Pet Products has initiated a limited, voluntary recall of certain dry cat and dry ferret food lots produced in its Fremont, Nebraska facility. Due to a formulation error, these products contain insufficient levels of vitamins and excess minerals.Pets can become ill if they lack vitamins for prolonged periods. Early signs of vitamin deficiency may include decreased appetite, lethargy, vomiting and weight loss. If treated promptly, vitamin deficiency can be successfully reversed. The presence of excess minerals in these products poses no health concern. (FDA)
  • Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, VA is recalling all packages of Soybean Sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to individuals with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (FDA)
  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling select containers of Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream sold in 13 states because it may contain peanuts not listed on the label. No customer illnesses have been reported to date. (FDA)
  • Flying Cow Creamery is voluntarily recalling one lot of whole milk yogurt due to a faulty time and temperature recording during pasteurization. Pasteurization heats milk to eliminate all illness-causing bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella. They are not aware of any illness or complaints associated with the recalled yogurt. (FDA)
  • Kozy Shack Enterprises, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain items of its Foodservice Kozy Shack® Simply Well® Chocolate Pudding 4 oz. cups because they contain undeclared milk and lack product labeling. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Evershing International Trading is voluntarily recalling Vinacafe Brand Wake Up Weasel Instant Coffee mix 3‐in‐1 after learning that the product may contain Sodium Caseinate ( a Milk derivative), a Milk allergen, and Soy extract, a Soy Allergen, that is not declared on the products' ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk and/or Soy have the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this coffee. There is No health risk associated with these products for individuals without an allergy to Milk or Soy. No illnesses have been reported to date. (FDA)
  • Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, Minn., is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Sapar USA, Inc. (DBA Fabrique Delices), a Hayward, Calif. establishment is recalling approximately 14 pounds of sausage products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain nonfat dry milk, a known allergen which was not declared on the label. (USDA)
  • K. Heeps, Inc., an Allentown, Pa., establishment is recalling approximately 2,902 pounds of Bratwurst and Bangers sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy lecithin; a releasing agent used on contact surfaces during production and is a known allergen. (USDA)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls

  • Tibaldi Australasia Pty Ltd with ALDI is recalling ALDI Berg Strassburg and ALDI Berg Skinless Hotdogs from all ALDI stores in Qld, NSW, ACT and Vic due to Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria may cause illness in pregnant women and their unborn babies, the elderly and people with low immune systems. Consumers should not eat this product. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

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