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Product Recalls and Alerts

12 February 2015

UK Recalls

  • Lovemore is recalling its Iced Rich Fruit Cake due to the presence of peanut which is not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanut. (FSA)
  • Donney European Ltd is withdrawing a batch of Danpex Morele Suszone (dried apricot) because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging in English. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. (FSA)
  • Wilton Wholefoods is recalling two batches of its Goji Berries because they contain sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. (FSA)
  • The Bart Ingredients Company Ltd is recalling certain batch codes of its Ground Cumin because the potential presence of almond is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to almond. (FSA)
  • Azalea Foods Ltd recalls various batch codes of frozen Chicken Rolls, Vegetable Rolls, Chicken Samosas, and Vegetable Samosas because the products have been produced and/or re-packaged in unhygienic conditions in an unapproved establishment. (FSA)

Canada Recalls 

  • Peter The Chef Fine Food Limited is recalling Compliments brand Traditional Cannelloni, Longo's brand Meat Cannelloni and Our Finest brand Cheese Tortellini from the marketplace because they may contain sesame which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Atkins & Frères Inc. is recalling Atkins & Frères brand Smoked Salmon and Coriander Rillettes from the marketplace because they contain mustard and egg which are not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Taste of Country is recalling Taste of Country brand Chicken Pie from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • Korean Food Co. of Irving Texas is recalling 8 boxes of (20 bag in each box) Go-Hang Soybean sprouts in 1 lb. and 2 lb. bags distributed Jan 30, 2015 - Feb 6, 2015 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others 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)
  • See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all 8 oz Classic Red Hearts with Assorted Chocolates with bar code 737666091201 and stamped date L.A.N. 048/15 because it contains undeclared tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (e.g.: almonds, walnuts, pecans, coconut) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA is voluntarily recalling Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels because they may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds. People who have allergies to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products. (FDA)
  • J.J. Fuds in Valparaiso, IN is expanding their recall to include all lots and products of J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks, Beef Tender Chunks and Duckling Tender Chunks Pet Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and or Salmonella, organisms which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others 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. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. (FDA)
  • Middle East Bakery, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts is recalling select lots of bread products bearing the Joseph’s and Trader Joe’s brand names because they may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. (FDA)
  • The Jefferson Street Bakery of Burlington, IA, is recalling all “Amana Dinner Rolls” produced with lot number “834J364” because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Christ Kitchen of Spokane, Washington is recalling 199/15 oz. packages of Blameless Blondies Brownie because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • The Spice Mill of Manchester, CT is voluntarily recalling ground cumin and Cajun Seasoning products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Flowers Foods (NYSE: FLO) is voluntarily recalling Market Basket Fork Split 6 count Original English Muffins with the UPC code 0 49705 82137 4 and best by dates of November 27, 2014 through February 6, 2015 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date. (FDA)
  • Grill-Phoria LLC of Loveland, Colorado is recalling approximately 200, 3.5 oz bags of Big Bark All Natural Beef Jerky Treats for Dogs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These bags were distributed and manufactured between September 20, 2014 through January 2, 2015, and do not have lot codes. (FDA)
  • Hamchorom, Inc. of Buena Park, CA is recalling 1,200 boxes of HAITAI Tayo Crackers 2014.08.26 2015.08.25 and 1,000 boxes of HAITAI Gyeran Crackers 2014 06.12 2015 06.11 because it may contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Project Healthy Living, Inc. of New York, New York (d/b/a Aloha, Inc.) is voluntarily recalling all packages of Premium Protein powder in chocolate and vanilla blends because it has the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcus enterotoxin. The presence of Staphylococcus enterotoxins may be injurious to health and may result in staphylococcal food poisoning. Nausea, vomiting, retching, abdominal cramping, and prostration may occur. In more severe cases there may be headache, muscle cramping, and transient changes in blood pressure and pulse. (FDA)
  • Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain pecan products for potential health risk. The products were distributed only in the State of Georgia, directly to consumers at the retail level from the Stone Mountain Pecan Company, located in Monroe. The Stone Mountain Pecan Company is recalling 540 packages of the “Pecanettes” sold in 8-ounce packages, because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (FDA)
  • SOLE GRANO LLC of Fair Lawn, NJ is recalling its 12 oz. Fairway – Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola, because it may contain undeclared almond and wheat allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Aleias Gluten Free Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain lots of its 8 ounce Parmesan Croutons and Classic Croutons because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Freeland Foods, Inc. of San Jose, CA is voluntarily recalling the Go Raw Organic Sunflower Seed, UPC number 8 59888 00009 7 with lot number “Enjoy before August 22, 2015 R5,” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. (FDA)
  • Spiceco of Avenel, NJ is recalling Pride of szeged Hungrian paprika because it may contain undeclared Peanut Allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut Allergen run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Arcadia Trading Inc. of Brooklyn, N.Y. is recalling all packages of Red Thread Fish because they are uneviscerated. The product comes in a 7 oz. heat sealed plastic bag. (FDA)
  • Krehbiels Specialty Meats, Inc., a McPherson, Kan. establishment, is recalling approximately 29 pounds of pork bratwurst product due to misbranding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product label does not include an accurate list of ingredients due to a printing error. The missing ingredient labels listed pork, Oasis brand beer, salt, natural flavor, spices, and dextrose.  FSIS has confirmed that none of these ingredients contain allergens. (USDA)
  • Morrison Meat Packers, a Miami, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 70,077 pounds of cooked pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • Clemens Food Group, a Hatfield, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 42 pounds of uncooked pork rib products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain peanut, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • Hawkins, Inc., a Roseville, Minn., establishment, is recalling approximately 529 pounds of pork products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists. (USDA)
  • Great Lakes Smoked Meats, a Lorain, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 2,863 pounds of smoked salami product, which may have experienced temperature abuse and may contain Clostridium perfringens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Korean Farm Inc., a Santa Fe Springs, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 14,610 pounds of chicken stew products produced in the Republic of Korea that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists. (USDA)
  • Washington Beef, LLC, a Toppenish, Wash., establishment, is recalling 1,620 pounds of boneless  beef trim product 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)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls

  • BE Campbell Pty Ltd has recalled Brannans Butchery Just Roast Pork Chinese BBQ from Aldi Stores in ACT, NSW and VIC due to the presence of undeclared allergens (soy and sesame). Any consumers who have a soy and/or sesame allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed. Consumers who have a soy and/or sesame allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)

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