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Product Recalls and Alerts

9 April 2015

UK Recalls

  • Hotel Chocolat is withdrawing its ‘Milk Free Milk’ chocolates as they may contain traces of milk, which is not clearly mentioned on the product label. This makes the products a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents. (FSA)
  • Sainsbury’s Supermarket Ltd is withdrawing a batch of its Sainsbury’s Thai Takeaway for 2 because of the presence of soya, fish and barley which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya, fish or barley. (FSA)

Canada Recalls 

  • Costco Wholesale Canada Inc. is recalling Kirkland Signature brand roasted chicken salad from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Sobeys Inc. is recalling various in-store prepared salads from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Lilydale is voluntarily recalling Lilydale brand Oven Roasted Carved Chicken Breast and Oven Roasted Carved Turkey Breast from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • TT Co. brand Premium Flavoured Cream Powders recalled due to undeclared milk. (Canada Inspection)
  • Steep Hill Food Co-op is recalling organic garlic powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Simple Remedies Herbal Solutions is recalling organic vegetarian chicken broth powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • Blue Bell Creameries is expanding its recall of products that were produced in the Broken Arrow, Okla., plant to include Banana Pudding Ice Cream pints which tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, and additional products manufactured on the same line. These items have the potential to be 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 monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (FDA)
  • Best Foods Inc. 75 Midvale Rd,. Edison, NJ is recalling its 7 ounce packages and 14 oz. packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (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)
  • Hope Foods is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Kale Pesto Hummus because it contains undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. The hummus is safe for consumption by those who do not have walnut allergies. (FDA)
  • Raja Foods of Maspeth, NY is recalling its 14 ounce packages of "SWAD Cumin Powder 14 oz" because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Whole Foods Market is recalling Bran Muffin six packs produced and sold in retail stores in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, and AR, due to undeclared egg and milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Hannaford Supermarkets is alerting customers of a product recall. Nature's Place Roasted Unsalted Mixed Nuts and Nature's Place Cranberry Mix have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination. (FDA)
  • Aurora Products, Inc. is expanding its voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of natural walnuts and trail mixes containing walnuts, because they have the potential to contain Salmonella 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)
  • Best Foods Inc. 75 Midvale Rd Edison, NJ 08817 is recalling its 7 ounce packages of Deer Brand Raisin Golden because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites. (FDA)
  • All lots of Silver Lake brand Easter Egg Cookies, NET WT. 8 OZ (226g), have been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared egg (Allergen) in the ingredients. For people who have an allergy or a severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these cookies. The cookies are safe for consumption by those who do not have egg allergies. (FDA)
  • Lebanese Butcher Slaughter, Inc. a Warrenton, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 902 pounds of beef, goat, and lamb products due to misbranding and because the products were further processed without the benefit of full inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Robber’s Roost Jerky, an Ellensburg, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately 4 pounds of ready-to-eat smoked beef and pork pepper stick jerky product that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Aadji & Manten International, LLC., a Rockville, Md., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,108 pounds of canned corned beef products 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)
  • Viz Cattle, a Irvine, California establishment, is recalling approximately 6,082 pounds of flap meat due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products do not list ingredients on the product label; however the product does not contain any undeclared allergens or ingredients of public health concern. (USDA)
  • Stock Yards Meat Packing Co., Inc., a Tucson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,149 pounds of roast beef due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product was mistakenly labeled as corned beef on the product label. (USDA)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls

  • David Jones Pty Ltd has recalled ‘Hotel Chocolat Milk Free Milk Goose Egg’ from David Jones in ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC and WA due to the potential presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). The product is advertised as ‘milk free’ but may contain traces of milk as it was manufactured in a factory that uses dairy in other products. Consumers who have a milk allergy may have a reaction if the product is consumed. Consumers who have a milk allergy should not consume this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)

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