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Product Recalls and Alerts

4 November 2015

UK Recalls

  • Kimm & Miller Ltd has recalled packs of Hairy Bikers Tasty Trio Condiment Selection with a ‘best before’ end of March 2016 because the product contains barley, eggs, milk, mustard and sulphites. These allergens are not mentioned correctly on the bottles, making the product a possible health risk for anyone with a relevant allergy, intolerance or sensitivity. (FSA)
  • The Co-operative has withdrawn packs of its Loved by Us Chicken and Chorizo Paella that contain wheat and prawns. These ingredients are not mentioned on the product label, which mean that the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an intolerance to gluten (wheat) and/or an allergy to prawns. (FSA)
  • Cow & Gate is recalling one batch of its Sunny Start My First Banana Muesli from 10 months on a precautionary basis because of complaints regarding insects found in the product. The company has advised that this product should not be consumed, in case other packs in the batch are affected. (FSA)
  • Spar has recalled its ready-to-eat Chicken Bites Snack Bags because mould has been found in the product. The mould has resulted in spoilage of the product, which is therefore unfit for human consumption. (FSA)
  • SuperValu is recalling its ‘Natural Yogurt with Granola’ and ‘Strawberry Yogurt with Granola’ as the granola contains low levels of peanut which is not mentioned in the ingredient list. This means the affected pots are a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic to peanuts. The products are only known to have been distributed in Northern Ireland. (FSA)
  • Glenisk is recalling its ‘Honey 0% Fat Organic Yogurt with Granola’ and ‘Natural 0% Fat Organic Yogurt with Granola’ as the granola contains low levels of peanut which is not mentioned on the labelling. This may make the implicated batches a possible health risk for consumers who are allergic to peanuts. The products are only known to have been distributed in Northern Ireland. (FSA)
  • Shahnaz Food Products Ltd is recalling jars of Mr Naga Hot Pepper Pickle 190g because some contain mustard as an ingredient which is not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard. (FSA)

Ireland Recalls 

  • Cow & Gate Ireland is recalling a batch of Cow & Gate Sunny Start My First Banana Muesli, due to possible insect contamination.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores that may have sold the affected batch. (FSAI)

Canada Recalls 

  • Back 2 the Garden Inc. is recalling Back 2 the Garden brand Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • K.M. Imports Inc. is recalling Karibbean Flavours brand Coconut Milk Powder from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Les Produits Bio-Sphère is recalling Les Produits Bio-Sphère brand Sprouted Trail 4 Flavours from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (Canada Inspection)
  • Industry is recalling Favourites brand mountain trail mix from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)
  • Gaston Vachon is recalling Gaston Vachon brand Homestyle Meat Sauce from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. (Canada Inspection)
  • LinkGlobal Food Inc. is recalling Orthodox Coconut Palm Brand Coconut Juice from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. (Canada Inspection)

US Recalls  

  • GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale Nature’s Promise Organic Edamame products because they contain soy, which is not listed on the ingredient label. (FDA)
  • Farmer Creek of Cloverdale, OR is voluntarily recalling canned albacore tuna with the Farmer Creek brand label with any codes starting with "OC" because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. (FDA)
  • Hormel Foods Sales LLC is voluntarily recalling 153 cases, or 1,871 total pounds, of a single code date of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, due to the possibility that some jars may contain small pieces of metal shavings which were discovered on an in-line magnet check during routine cleaning. Foodborne objects that are greater than 7mm in length may cause injury such as severe choking with airway obstruction, gastrointestinal peroration or secondary infection. The recalled product is limited to 16.3 ounce jars with a "Best If Used By" date of DEC1416LR1 with a package UPC code of 37600-10500. The code date is located on top of the lid. A photo of the product and "Best If Used By" date appears below. Recalled product was sent to distribution centers for Publix, Target and Walmart located in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware and Arkansas. (FDA)
  • Southeastern Grocers today announced an immediate recall of 12-count, 18-count, and 20-count Bakery Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and Bakery Variety Pack Cookies, along with 36-count and 48-count Bakery Cookie Platters in all Harveys and select Winn-Dixie stores in Florida and Georgia. According to the supplier of the oatmeal raisin cookie dough, the reason for the recall is that the product is mislabeled. (FDA)
  • OleBob's Seafoods of Ilwaco WA is voluntarily recalling ALL canned tuna and canned salmon products with a code starting with "OC" because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. (FDA)
  • CSFPDX LLC of Garibaldi, Oregon is voluntarily recalling ALL CS Fishery Wild Albacore Tuna with any codes starting with “OC”, canned by a third party, Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. (FDA)
  • Gilmore Fish of Dallesport, Washington is voluntarily recalling ALL canned (Gourmet smoked Columbia sturgeon, fresh packed Pacific salmon, gourmet smoked Chinook salmon), Gilmore Fish brand, with any codes starting with "OC" because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. (FDA)
  • Northstar Produce Inc.ofSt. Louis Park, MNthe presence of Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, and / or Enterohemorrhagic E. coli. is recalling 33 cases of Granny Smith Size 175ct apples, because a test performed on a sample of the apples indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, and / or Enterohemorrhagic E. coli. (FDA)
  • DAVID® Trail Mix Sweet & Salty flavor is being voluntarily recalled by ConAgra Foods of Omaha, Nebraska, due to the presence of an ingredient in the trail mix that contains milk protein, which is not declared on the packaging. (FDA)
  • Solon, OH - Kanan Enterprises announces the voluntary recall of multiple products that contain candy buttons due to the presence of an ingredient that contains milk protein, which is not declared on the packaging. This candy button came from an outside ingredient supplier. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Kanan Enterprises was made aware of this issue through notification by a customer that we co-pack for. Kanan Enterprises is aware of one consumer allergic reaction associated with consumption of this product. (FDA)
  • Kar’s Nuts, Inc. announces it has recalled a limited number of packages of their Sweet n Salty Mix products with best by dates between August 25, 2016 and September 2, 2016. (FDA)
  • Skinny Latina Foods, Inc. Miami, Florida is recalling all bottles of the following product due to undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. (FDA)
  • Ready Pac Foods, Inc., an Irwindale, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 265 pounds of salad kits with grilled chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs and anchovies, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. (USDA)
  • All American Meats, Inc., an Omaha, Neb. establishment, is recalling approximately 167,427 pounds of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Joseph Epstein Food Enterprises, Inc., an East Rutherford, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 190 pounds of turkey meatball products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The label declares the product as “gluten-free,” a false negative claim. (USDA)
  • Pelmen Foods, an Ontario, Canada, establishment, is recalling approximately 332 pounds of beef, chicken and pork dumpling products 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)
  • Adolf’s Meat Products, a Hartford, Conn. establishment, is recalling approximately 224 pounds of assorted meat that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • A Whole Foods Market establishment located in Everett, Mass. is recalling approximately 234 pounds of curry chicken salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Rustico Foods, a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,659 pounds of packaged soup products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and outside inspection hours, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)
  • Shuler Meats, a Thomasville, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 25,920 pounds of turkey products that were reconditioned without the benefit of FSIS inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. (USDA)

Australia and New Zealand Recalls 

  • EES Marketing Pty Ltd has recalled First Quality Free Range Eggs 700g from Lawnton Country Markets in QLD due to System failure: potential for unacceptable cracked or dirty eggs. Cracked or dirty eggs can harbour pathogens that may cause illness if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. (FSA)

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