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Product Recalls and Alerts

7 October 2015

UK Recalls

  • Verstegen Spices & Sauces UK Ltd is recalling Kumar's Rendang Spice Paste 80ml and Kumar's Besengek Paste 80ml because some packs may contain korma paste that includes cashew nuts as an ingredient not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to tree nuts. (FSA)
  • Aldi is recalling its Specially Selected Yogurts as some pots may contain Hazelnut yogurt, which is not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to hazelnuts. (FSA)
  • The Golden Cross Cheese Company Ltd is recalling five batches of Flower Marie Sheep Milk Cheese on a precautionary basis because of the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. (FSA)

Canada Recalls 

  • Stars Trading Co. Ltd. is recalling Mr. Brown Coffee brand instant coffees and Chin Chin brand Almond Jelly from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Thornloe Cheese Factory is recalling Thornloe brand Cheese Curds from the marketplace because they contain mustard which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Thai Indochine Trading Inc. is recalling Mr. Brown Coffee brand Mandheling Blend Instant Coffee (3 in 1) and Chin Chin brand Almond Jelly from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Kim Chau Vietnamese Deli Ltd. is recalling Kim Chau brand meat products from the marketplace because they contain wheat which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Summer Fresh Salads Inc. is recalling Summer Fresh brand 4 Cheese & Crab Dip from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Kiskadee Ventures Limited is recalling freshKIS brand water mint from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • Snack Out Loud Foods™ today announced a recall of  56 cases of Sea Salt Crunchy Bean Snacks labeled with the lot #63361, UPC #760055900037, Expiration Date 7/9/2016. This recall has been voluntarily initiated due to the possibility of Ranch product being packaged in Sea Salt single-unit serving film, which does not list milk as an allergen. Consumption of this product may cause an allergic reaction to milk. This recall will affect the entire lot identified. (FDA)
  • General Mills is voluntarily recalling several days of production of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal produced at its Lodi, California facility on certain dates in July of this year because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects. (FDA)
  • Dean Foods of Decatur, Indiana, is voluntarily recalling Sunkist brand Frozen Mango Fruit Sorbet Bars because these products may contain undeclared milk. 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. While none of these products have been linked to any illness related to allergens at this time, Dean Foods is taking this precautionary measure because the mango fruit bars may contain milk, an allergen, which has not been declared on the packaging. (FDA)
  • Salix Animal Health, LLC today announced it has initiated a voluntary recall of one lot of "Good 'n' Fun - Beefhide Chicken Sticks" because it may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Dayton, NJ - United TC of Dayton, NJ is recalling Basma Golden Raisins, 16 oz. and bulk cartons of Golden Raisins, 30 Lb. because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (FDA)
  • Fatima Brothers Inc. is recalling its 7 oz. and 14 oz. packages of Shad Raisins because they contained undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (FDA)
  • Truco Enterprises is recalling select packages of 18 oz. On The Border Café Style Tortilla Chips after notification from a supplier that select product may have been exposed to a milk-containing ingredient. 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)
  • Western Milling announced today that it has voluntarily recalled 50 lb bags of Western Blend horse feed, LOT 5251, manufactured on September 8, 2015. This voluntary recall was initiated by Western Milling after it learned that an ingredient in the feed in question may contain monensin, an ionophore. According to the FDA, clinical signs of ionophore poisoning in horses vary depending on the dosage ingested, but can include poor appetite and feed refusal of the grain product, diarrhea, weakness, rapid heart rate, labored breathing, decreased exercise tolerance, depression, wobbly gait, colic, sweating, recumbency, and sudden death. The first clinical signs are often noted from 12 to 72 hours after ingesting a toxic dose and the clinical signs may linger up to about 8 days. Permanent cardiac damage is possible in horses which showed adverse effects, but then recovered. (FDA)
  • Kermit, Inc. of DeLand, Florida issuing a voluntary recall of the following products because of undeclared allegens on the label. Undeclared soy, an ingredient in Worcestershire Sauce. (FDA)
  • OC Raw Dog of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA is voluntarily recalling 640 lbs. of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation. This is being done in an abundance of caution, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported and no other OC Raw Dog manufactured products are affected. (FDA)
  • Aspen Foods, a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 561,000 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products that appear to be ready-to-eat (RTE)  and may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, 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 230 pounds of frozen beef and pork products that were not produced under a fully implemented Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan. A portion of these products are missing the USDA mark of inspection and may also contain egg, an undeclared allergen, which was not declared on the product label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Calperf operating under Creative Foods, a Santa Clara, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 216 pounds of chicken product 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 yogurt derived from milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. While yogurt is declared on the front label, the product is missing an ingredient list identifying milk as a sub-ingredient. (USDA)
  • Sanderson Farms, a Hazlehurst, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 554,090 pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous metal materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls 

  • Kaisi Australia Pty Ltd has recalled Orthodox Coconut Palm and Sasaya Coconut Drink from Asian Supermarkets in QLD due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy). Any consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed. Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)
  • Lam Brothers Pty Ltd and Wah Lien Trading have recalled Emma Instant Coconut Milk Powder from Asian supermarkets in Victoria and South Australia due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy). Any consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed. Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and may have a reaction if the product is consumed. Consumers should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)

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