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Product Recalls and Alerts

1 July 2015

UK Recalls

  • Clandeboye Agencies has recalled a batch of its Crunch Craving Yogurt Coated Raisins with a 'best before' end date of 31 October 2015 because some packs contain peanut, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts. (FSA)
  • Lidl UK is recalling Kania Crispy Fried Onions, 150g, with labelling not in English, because it contains wheat (gluten) which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten. (FSA)

Ireland Recalls 

  • Burren Smokehouse Ltd. Recalls Additional Products and Batches of Organic Smoked Salmon due to Detection of Listeria monocytogenes (FSAI)

Canada Recalls 

  • Old Fashioned Meat & Deli Ltd. is recalling Polish dried sausage from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. (Canada Inspection)
  • Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Loblaws (store-made) brand Spaghetti Sauce from the marketplace due to possible glass contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. (Canada Inspection)
  • Industry is recalling Phoebe brand Mote Blanco / White Corn products from the marketplace because they may contain sulphites which are not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • HG Holdings (International) Corp is recalling Santan brand instant coconut milk powder and instant coconut cream powder from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix packaged under the Free Range Snack Co. Brand and certain lots of bulk 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)
  • Grand BK Corp. is recalling 450 units of Goodies Cashew Raw 9OZ, 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)
  • Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies – 5 ct. cartons - UPC code 637480075558 – because it may contain sachets of Atkins Peanut Candies. A small quantity of Atkins Peanut Candy individual sachets has been inadvertently placed into outer cartons for Atkins Chocolate Candies – 5 ct. sachets.  Although the inner sachets are properly marked as Peanut Candies, there is a chance of consumer confusion. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut products may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • H-E-B, committed to the quality of its products, is issuing a voluntary recall for H-E-B brand hamburger and hotdog buns and Hill Country Fare hotdog buns due to the possible presence of foreign material that might impact the quality of the product. A terry cloth glove used for handling hot pans could have broken up in the dough, resulting in a potential choking hazard. (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 (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)
  • Pinnacle Foods Group LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing variety, due to the product containing Wish-Bone Blue Cheese Dressing, inadvertently packed in Ranch Salad Dressing bottles and was brought to our attention by a consumer. This product contains eggs, a known allergen not declared on the packaging. Those people who have allergies or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. If you are not allergic to eggs, this product is safe to eat. No illnesses have been reported to date. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall. (FDA)
  • Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA is voluntarily recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they have the potential to 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)
  • Project 7 is voluntarily recalling all lots distributed of Sour Caramel Apple Gum from August 20th, 2014 to June 11th, 2015 because the caramel flavoring ingredient in the gum contains a small amount of dairy, an allergen that is not declared on the packaging. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of experiencing a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume the product. Project 7 is taking these proactive precautions as part of its commitment to the well-being of its consumer base, who have for years supported the philanthropic brand. (FDA)
  • La Mexicana Food Products of Vernon, CA is recalling Spinach Dip because product labels failed to declare the food allergen, Milk, as a sub-ingredient of the listed ingredient, Sour Cream. (FDA)
  • Portland, OR – United Salad Co., the distributor of Portland, Oregon, is initiating a voluntary recall of Champ's Sliced Crimini Mushrooms, product of Canada, because it has 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)
  • Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. is voluntarily recalling the Chicken Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/04/16”, a Lot Number of “998”, and a UPC Code of 899883001231 (the “Product”), because the Product has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella.  Salmonella can affect animals eating the Product, and there is risk to humans who handle the Product, especially if the handler does not thoroughly wash his or her hands after having contact with the Product or any surfaces exposed to the Product. (FDA)
  • OFT, Inc, a Henderson, Nev., establishment, operating as Whakyung Foods, Inc., is recalling approximately 67,232 pounds of commercial-use beef leg bone extract and beef concentrate products produced in Australia and New Zealand 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)
  • Shirk’s Meat, a Dundee, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,478 pounds of pork and beef products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls  

  • Mrs Mac’s Pty Ltd has recalled Bakewell 12 Party Pies from Woolworths in WA due to the presence of foreign matter (metal). Food products containing metal may cause injury if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FDA)
  • Ebuta Goat Dairy Townsville has recalled Ebuta Dairy Goats Milk Unpasteurised from greengrocers in Townsville, QLD due to E. coli contamination. Food products contaminated with E. coli may cause illness if consumed. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FDA)

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