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Product Recalls and Alerts

29 July 2015

UK Recalls

  • Brindisa Spanish Foods has extended its recall of its La Chinata Smoked Paprika to batch codes 322 and 324. This is because salmonella has been detected in the product. If you have bought one of these, do not eat it. (FSA)
  • Fovitor International Ltd is recalling its Dzomi Palm Oil (1 litre bottle) with a ‘best before’ end date of 31 October 2016 because it contains the illegal dye known as Sudan IV, which is potentially genotoxic and possibly carcinogenic. Sudan dyes are red dyes that are used for colouring solvents, oils, waxes, petrol, and shoe and floor polishes. (FSA)
  • Purity Soft Drinks Ltd is recalling one batch of its Firefly Lemon, Lime and Ginger Natural Drink (330ml) with a ‘best before’ date of April 2016 and batch code 5029 because some bottles may contain broken glass on the rim of the bottle. This product was only distributed to Asda stores. (FSA)

Canada Recalls 

  • Kraft Canada Inc. is recalling Bull's-Eye Hot Southern Cajun Barbecue Sauce from the marketplace because it contains mustard which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to mustard should not consume the recalled product. (Canada Inspection)
  • Belmont Meat Products is recalling The Keg brand Horseradish Blended Prime Rib Beef Burgers from the marketplace because it contains soy and wheat which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to soy or wheat or sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled product. (Canada Inspection)
  • The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the products described below because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. (Canada Inspection)
  • KNV Food Corporation is recalling biscuits from the marketplace because they contain egg, milk, and wheat which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to egg, milk, or wheat, or sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • Nature’s Variety has announced a voluntary recall of their Instinct® Raw Chicken Formula for dogs with a “Best By” date of 04/27/16 because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. (FDA)
  • Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to concerns of the possible presence of Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Osamu Corporation of Gardena, CA is recalling all of its frozen tuna (loin, saku, chunk, slice, and ground market forms) sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia because the Minnesota Department of Health Investigators found samples of this product from one retail location in Minnesota 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. Persons developing these symptoms should seek medical attention. There have been two reports of illness associated with a single distributor in Minnesota (FDA)
  • The Natural Dog Company, Inc. of Windsor, CO, is recalling its 12oz bags of 12" Tremenda Sticks pet chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. (FDA)
  • It Takes a Village Foods LLC of Hailey, ID is recalling “Veggie Evolution Kale Crisps Zen Nori” because it contains undeclared soy. People who have allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Eden Prairie, Minn. – SUPERVALU INC. of Eden Prairie, Minn. is recalling 4ct. 13oz packages of Cub Foods and Rainbow Foods Danish Rolls because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • D&D Foods, Inc., based in Omaha, Nebraska, is recalling 3-pound containers of Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad because they were incorrectly labeled and may contain undeclared milk and wheat (gluten). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and wheat (gluten) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Homemade of Leavenworth, Washington is recalling pickle and sauce products because they may have been improperly produced. Washington State Department of Agriculture routine sampling discovered that a bottle of Homemade Bread and Butter Pickles had a pH level high enough to allow the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Required records were not available to support that safe processing guidelines were followed on all sauce and pickle products produced at Homemade. (FDA)
  • Brown Packing Company, a South Holland, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of beef (veal) trimmings that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Huxtable’s Kitchen, Inc., a Fife, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 778 pounds of salad products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain nitrites in the bacon that were not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • The Sausage Factory Inc., a Carson City, Nev. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,960 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Although produced under USDA inspection, some packages may not bear the USDA mark of inspection. (USDA)
  • Aspen Foods, A Division of Koch Poultry Company, a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Murry’s, Inc., a Lebanon, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,232 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken nugget product that tested positive for Staphylococcal enterotoxin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)

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