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Product Recalls and Alerts

26 February 2015

UK Recalls

  • Tesco has recalled all date codes of its ‘Mini Monkey’ Milk Chocolate Biscuits because the presence of peanut protein is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy to peanuts. (FSA)
  • Truly Madly Healthy has recalled its Pure Protein Strawberry powder and its Pure Protein Vanilla powder because the presence of milk and soya is not mentioned on the product labels. This makes the products a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk and its constituents and/or an allergy to soya. (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)
  • Snack Food Poco Loco UK Ltd is recalling various brands of Fajita and Enchilada meal kits because they contain almonds, which is not mentioned on the labels. (FSA)
  • Santa Maria UK limited is recalling its Discovery Taco Seasoning product on a precautionary basis as it contains almond, which is not declared on the label. (FSA)
  • Aldi is recalling its Fiesta brand Fajita Dinner Kit on a precautionary basis as it may contain almond protein in the seasoning mix, which is not declared on the label. (FSA)
  • Anjoman is recalling its Dried Plums because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. (FSA)
  • Morrisons is recalling its Fajita Meal Kit because it contains almond protein in the seasoning mix, which is not declared on the label. (FSA)

Canada Recalls 

  • S & F Food Importers Inc. is recalling Pride of Szeged brand Hungarian Paprika 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)
  • UNFI Canada Inc. is recalling Streit's brand Kids Dark Chocolate Coins from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product (Canada Inspection)
  • City Fish is recalling Salish Seafoods brand Candy Smoked Salmon from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers, food service establishments, retailers, and distributors in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan should not consume, serve, use, or sell the recalled product (Canada Inspection)
  • Elite Salads International is recalling Elite Salads brand White Fish from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product. (Canada Inspection)
  • Lake Land Meats & Farm Market is recalling smoked trout and smoked arctic char from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. (Canada Inspection)
  • Industry is recalling Jack 'N Jill brand Chicharron products from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • Purina Animal Nutrition LLC has initiated a limited voluntary recall of DuMOR® Sheep Formula in Florida due to the potential for a higher-than-acceptable level of copper, which can cause health issues and potential mortality. There has been one report of sheep mortality associated with the single lot that is being recalled. (FDA)
  • El Popocatepetl Ind., Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is voluntarily recalling El Popocatepetl’s 8 in. Chipotle, Spinach Pesto, and Sun Dried Tomato Wraps because they may contain undeclared milk and Yellow #5. People who have allergies to milk and/or Yellow #5 run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction (FDA)
  • WhiteWave Foods is voluntarily recalling 7.5 oz packages of Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date. (FDA)
  • Con Yeager Spice Company has previously issued a voluntary recall for multiple sized packages under multiple brand names of ground cumin and multiple seasoning blends (containing ground cumin) due to undeclared Peanut allergens in the ground cumin. The company is revising its list of affected products to correct several brand names and provide additional gift box information. (FDA)
  • Old Home Kitchens is voluntarily recalling "Sock It To Me Crème Cake" under "the Bakery baked with pride" label with a production code of 150301100 thru 150310700 ink jet coded on plastic dome, because they contain undeclared pecans. People who have allergy or sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Hummingbird Wholesale in Eugene Oregon is recalling 110 jars of Hummingbird Brand Organic Chocolate Hazelnut Butter that may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Kirsch Mushroom Co. Inc. of 751 Drake Street Bronx NY, is recalling its Chilean Mushrooms that were purchased from Nov 1st2014 to Dec 20th 2014 because they contained undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Chocolate By Design Inc. of Ronkonkoma, NY, is recalling its Milk Chocolate “Assorted Character Icing Pops”, “Christmas Icing Pops” and “Triple Heart Icing Pops” because they contain undeclared eggs. The Icing Pops may also contain trace amounts of FD&C colors Yellow 5 or 6, Red 3 or 40, and/or Blue 1. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Spiceco of Avenel, NJ is recalling PRIDE OF SZEGED SWEET HUNGARIAN 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)
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ — Unilever United States, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of tubs of Breyers® No Sugar Added Salted Caramel Swirl because they may inadvertently contain almonds, which are not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almond run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Whole Foods Market is recalling chocolate cake for two produced and sold in retail stores in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, AR, due to undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-¬‐ threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Hanbit Enterprises, Inc. dba Jack and the Beanstalk is recalling Soybean Sprouts in 1lb, 1.5lb, 10 lb, and Natto plastic bags distributed up to and including February 12, 2015 with Best if Used by dates up to February 19, 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. (FDA)
  • Certain lots of Kirby brand black beans with creole seasoning, 29 oz. size and Goya brand black bean soup, 29 oz. size made by Goya Santo Domingo, S.A. are being recalled (FDA)
  • hole Foods Market is recalling “Divine Treasures 100000 Smooches” sold at the Glastonbury, Connecticut location due to an undeclared peanut allergen. The product was sold in the Glastonbury store through February 11, 2015 and includes any Divine Treasures 1000000 Smooches with “Sell By” dates through May 6, 2015. (FDA)
  • The T. Marzetti Co of Columbus, OH is voluntarily recalling 627 cases of LaRosa’s Creamy Garlic Dressing in 1.5 oz packets because the product contains milk and egg allergens that are not declared on the packet label. The dressing was manufactured correctly and has always contained milk and egg; however there was an error in labeling. People who have an allergy to milk and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Consumption of products containing Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (FDA)
  • Real Foods in Kent, WA is initiating a voluntary recall of 356 cases (712 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip, due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The company was alerted to the issue by a retail operation selling the product, that the strawberry trays were incorrectly packaged with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing in place of Devonshire Dip. The Buttermilk Ranch Dressing contains egg and soy, two known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to egg and/or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • ESS Food, a Danish establishment, is recalling approximately 50,904 pounds of pork belly product produced in Poland that was 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)
  • Kenosha Beef International, a Columbus, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 21,427 pounds of ready-to-eat beefsteak patty product that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Ruiz Foods, a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 59 pounds of sausage product 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 soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • Michigan Brand, Inc., a Bay City, Mich., establishment is recalling approximately 4,287 pounds of pork sausage 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 hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the products labels. (USDA)
  • ATM International USA, Inc., a Torrance, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,999 pounds of boneless beef 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)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls

  • Tek Shing Trading Pty Ltd has recalled Chilli Sauce from Asian grocery stores in NSW due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (peanut). Consumers who have a peanut allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed. Consumers who have a peanut allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)
  • Patties Foods Ltd has undertaken a precautionary recall of Creative Gourmet Mixed Berries from Coles, Woolworths and IGA stores nationally due to potential microbiological contamination. (FSA)
  • Patties Foods Ltd has recalled two products: Nanna’s Mixed Berries and Nanna's Raspberries (frozen) from Coles, Woolworths, IGA and other independent supermarkets nationally due to potential Hepatitis A contamination. Food products contaminated with Hepatitis A may cause illness if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice. (FSA)

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