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Product Recalls and Alerts

23 April 2015

UK Recalls

  • Lidl UK is recalling packs of Emotionali Toffee Selektion with a 'best before' date of 4 December 2015, because it contains milk which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents. (FSA)
  • Kemtoy Miyan Cash & Carry, 203 Rotherhithe New Road, London SE16 2BA has been selling unlabelled Ghanaian palm oil, which contains the illegal colour dye known as Sudan IV. Sudan dye is genotoxic and carcinogenic. This means the product should not be consumed. The FSA has issued a Food Alert for Action. (FSA)
  • Netto Ltd is recalling packs of Aruna Sweet Paprika because it has tested positive for almond protein. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to almond. (FSA)
  • The Hut Group Ltd is withdrawing a batch of Myprotein Salt & Vinegar Protein Puffs multipacks as certain packs contain individual packets of BBQ flavour due to a packaging error. The BBQ flavour product contains wheat, which is not mentioned on the labelling. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat. (FSA)
  • The Wine Society recalls its Ottoventi Punto 8 2013 wine because the glass wine bottle neck may break when trying to pull out the cork. If you have bought the product, do not open it. The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice. (FSA)
  • AMKO Foods has recalled all packs of its Pork Dripping with Jelly because the manufacturer has not carried out appropriate shelf-life analysis. The ‘best before’ dates on the product may not be correct. The product is also not labelled with appropriate storage instructions to show that it should be chilled. The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice. (FSA)
  • Mars Chocolate UK is recalling its Galaxy Cookie Crumble chocolate bars (114g) with a ‘best before’ end date of 16 August 2015 and batch codes PB21, PB22 and PB23 because they might contain a small piece of white plastic. The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice. (FSA)
  • Lidl UK is recalling its Deluxe Mature Cheddar with Pickled Onions and Chives, because the product contains undeclared presence of sulphites, 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)
  • The Co-operative Food is recalling its Loved by Us Tandoori Chicken Slices because the product contains milk, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy or intolerance to milk and its constituents. (FSA)

Ireland Recalls 

  • The Wine Society is recalling bottles of Ottoventi Punto 8 2013. This recall follows several consumer complaints of the neck of the glass wine bottle breaking when the cork was removed and may cause injury. (FSAI)

Canada Recalls 

  • Heinz Canada is recalling Heinz brand Chicken with Broth from the marketplace due to potential loss of seal, causing spoilage. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers not to consume La Clarita Queseria Queso Fresco “Fresh Cheese” made by Queseria La Poblanita, Inc., 216 E. 117th St., New York, NY, 10035, due to possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination. To date, no illnesses are known by the Department of Agriculture and Markets to be associated with this product. (FDA)
  • Royal Frozen Food is recalling its Blintzes products due to undeclared milk. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc. is recalling 4 ounce packages Pine Nuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people, and other 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)
  • Hines Nut Company, Dallas, TX, today announced a voluntary recall of Walnut Halves & Pieces, Lot Number 6989.  The product was supplied by Gold State Nut Company of Biggs, CA, and packaged by Hines Nut Company. There is a possibility these nuts may be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Whole Foods Market is voluntarily 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, 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)
  • Conway Import Co., Inc. is recalling Conway Organic Sesame Ginger Dressing and Conway Citrus Organic Vinaigrette Dressing because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, 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)
  • Schnuck Markets, Inc. of St. Louis, Mo. is recalling its Chef’s Express California Pasta Salad sold in its Deli/Chef’s Express departments April 2 – April 14, 2015 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, 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 in the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms, endocarditis and arthritis. (FDA)
  • Solutions At Work, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio is recalling Cleveland Crops Chili Cheezy Kale Chips because they may contain undeclared raw cashews. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to raw cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Prolainat is voluntarily recalling all lots of 9.16 oz packages of Trader Joe’s A Dozen Sweet Bites (Chocolate & Coffee “Opéra” Cake, Raspberry “Macaron Aux Framboises” Cake, Caramel & Chocolate Cake) due to undeclared coconut. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to coconut run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. The Trader Joe’s A Dozen Sweet Cakes is safe for consumption by those who do not have coconut allergies. (FDA)
  • Texas Pecan Company Inc. of Dallas, Texas, is voluntarily recalling the items stated below; because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, 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)
  • Kayem Foods, a Chelsea, Mass., establishment, is recalling approximately 59,203 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Michigan Brand, Inc., a Bay City, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 737 pounds of turkey and beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain sodium nitrite, which is missing the word nitrite on the product label. (USDA)
  • B & R Meat Processing, a Winslow, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,129 pounds of pork products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Royal Frozen Food, a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,821 pounds of beef and chicken 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 milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • Beech-Nut Nutrition, an Amsterdam, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Leader Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Imler, Penn., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,800 pounds of veal carcasses that were produced without the full benefit of federal inspection and outside inspection hours, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Corn Maiden Foods, Inc., a Harbor City, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,600 pounds of pork tamales, pork Yucatan, and beef brisket taquitos 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)
  • Cargill Meat Solutions, a Wyalusing, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,294 pounds of ground beef product that may be contaminated with blue string, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)

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