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Product Recalls and Alerts

12 March 2015

UK Recalls

  • Neals Yard Creamery has recalled a batch of its 200g Ragstone unpasteurised goat’s milk cheese because high levels of Listeria monocytogenes have been found in the product. (FSA)
  • Aytac Foods Ltd is withdrawing its SnackSoft Dried Figs because they contain sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the product packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. (FSA)
  • Pamir Rice and Dry Fruit Co is recalling all its Afghan Dry Plum because it contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. (FSA)
  • The FSA is issuing an updated Product Recall Information Notice on the Wanis Ltd recall of Africa's Finest Ground Egusi (Melon Seeds) because salmonella has been detected in another batch of the product (batch code 10/290). Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. (FSA)
  • The FSA is issuing an updated Allergy Alert on the Co-op recall of frozen Co-operative Loved by Us 4 Breaded Cod Fillets. The ‘best before’ date of the recall should have read January 2016 (and not February 2016). The original alert was issued on 27 February 2015. (FSA)
  • Persia Food Ltd is recalling its Golden Raisins because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. (FSA)
  • Spicetech UK Ltd is recalling two brands of its gluten free sausage making kits because the products have excessive levels of gluten. This makes the two products a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy or intolerance to gluten. (FSA)
  • Dealicious Mealz UK Ltd has recalled the above product from retail cusomers because Rhodamine B has been detected. Rhodamine B is not a permitted food additive (food colour), which may pose a risk to health. The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice. (FSA)

Ireland Recalls 

  • Pallas Foods is recalling the above smoked pancetta products supplied by F.lli Veroni fu Angelo Spa, Italy. These products must be cooked prior to consumption and are not ready-to-eat.  This information is not labelled on these products.  A point of sale recall notice should be displayed in stores supplied. No other products supplied by Pallas Foods are affected. (FSAI)

Canada Recalls 

  • Elite Salads International is recalling Elite Salads brand schmaltz herring products from the marketplace because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. (Canada Inspection)
  • Juici Patties (Canada) is recalling Juici Patties brand Jamaican Style unbaked Chicken Patty from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. (Canada Inspection)
  • Industry is recalling Salish Seafoods brand Candy Smoked Salmon from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers, food service establishments, retailers, and distributors should not consume, serve, use, or sell the recalled product, sold refrigerated (Canada Inspection)
  • Lady York Foods is recalling sliced Mortadella products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Shah Brothers Imports is recalling Shabros brand Kalonji Whole from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Ontario Ltd. is recalling Monticello brand Mortadella, product of Italy, from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Amira Enterprises Inc. is recalling Amira brand Tahini Sauce from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • T. Up Trading, Inc. of Secaucus, NJ is recalling Korean snack named Corn Bba, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk related ingredient run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Maternal Science, Inc. of Montvale, NJ, is voluntarily recalling healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink because it contains undeclared milk (whey protein isolate). People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Mrs. T’s Pierogies, of Shenandoah, PA, announced the voluntary recall of specific lots of its Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil variety of pierogies, due to safety concerns. The affected product was distributed to a limited number of retail customers and is being recalled due to plastic contamination in the product which may be a choke hazard. (FDA)
  • Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto, a Unilever company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato because they may inadvertently contain peanuts (as peanut butter), which are not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Rio Tex Wholesale Meats, a Mercedes, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 58,180 pounds of ready-to-eat beef products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Premier Distribution Center, Inc. a Nogales, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 50,953 pounds of pork and beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Bavarian Meats, a Seattle, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,400 pounds of Bavarian Brand Loaf 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 soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • Campos Foods, LLC, a Caryville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 126,705 pounds of beef 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 wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • Oscar’s Hickory House Inc., a Warrensburg, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 32 pounds of beef jerky product due to a processing deviation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Sunset Farm Foods, Inc., a Valdosta, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,669 pounds of link 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 products contain hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls

  • Kagro NSW Pty Ltd has recalled Korean Strong Vinegar (Acetic Acid) from Korean supermarkets in NSW due to non-compliant labelling.The product contains high amounts of acetic acid; however there is not a warning about this in English. The labelling is in Korean. Acetic acid can cause internal injuries and illness if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)
  • 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)

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