12 January - 20 June 2016

Product recalls and alerts

View the latest product recalls and alerts from the UK and rest of the world, plus plenty of useful links.

UK

  • Premia Health is recalling a batch of Protein Active Diet Whey Shake, which was sold through Poundland stores, because the presence of soya is not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya. (FSA)
  • Waitrose is recalling its Duchy Organic Spiced Carrot and Parsnip Soup with a use by date of 1 July 2016. A small number of packs have been incorrectly filled with Waitrose Duchy Organic Chicken and Spelt Broth, and therefore contains gluten and celery which are not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to wheat (gluten) or celery. (FSA)
  • O.T. (Smoked Salmon) Ltd, is recalling various smoked salmon products because high levels of Listeria monocytogenes have been found in the product. Although the use by date on some of the products has expired, this product is suitable for home freezing, and therefore may have been frozen. (FSA)
  • Asda is recalling its Asda 4 Vegetarian Vegetable Burgers with a ‘best before’ date of 6 April 2017 because the products may contain pieces of hard green plastic. This means these products are a possible risk to health. (FSA)
  • Marks and Spencer is recalling its 2 Skipjack Tuna Fishcakes because the presence of egg is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. (FSA)
  • Sykes House Farm is recalling a batch of its Smiths Beef & Caramelised Onion Burgers because the product has been incorrectly labelled with a ‘use by’ date of 25 July 2016. The product should have been dated 25 June 2016. Consuming the product after its intended 'use by' date could potentially present a risk to health. (FSA)
  • IKEA is recalling Choklad Mörk 60% and Choklad Mörk 70% because the presence of milk and hazelnuts is not mentioned correctly in the ingredients list. This means the products are a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to hazelnuts. (FSA)

Ireland

  • Premia Health is recalling a batch of whey shake.  Soya was detected in this batch but it is not declared on the label. This may make the batch unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intolerant of soya or its constituents. (FSAI)
  • Tesco Ireland is recalling all batches of its guacamole dip, due to the possible presence of Salmonella. (FSAI)
  • IKEA is recalling Choklad Mörk 60% and Choklad Mörk 70% because the presence of milk and hazelnuts is not mentioned correctly in the ingredients list. This means the products are a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to hazelnuts. (FSAI)

New Zealand & Australia

  • Eleman Bakery has recalled Eleman Bakery Authentic Lebanese Date Biscuits from Eleman Bakery in Guildford and Lebanese grocery shops and cafes in Ryde, Bankstown, Merrylands in NSW due to the presence of undeclared allergens (egg and wheat). (FASNZ)
  • IKEA is recalling Choklad Mörk 60% and Choklad Mörk 70% because the presence of milk and hazelnuts is not mentioned correctly in the ingredients list. This means the products are a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to hazelnuts. (FASNZ)

Canada

  • Seoul Trading Corporation is recalling Choripdong brand Shrimp Flavored Seafood Mix Pancake from the marketplace because it contains egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Atkins Et Frères Inc. is recalling Atkins & Frères brand Smoked Maple Syrup Salmon from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (CFIA)
  • Charcuterie Parisienne Inc. is recalling Le Trio de Charcuteries Parisien from the marketplace because the Garlic Sausage (50 g) which is part of the Trio contains wheat which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • IKEA is recalling Choklad Mörk 60% and Choklad Mörk 70% because the presence of milk and hazelnuts is not mentioned correctly in the ingredients list. This means the products are a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to hazelnuts. (CFIA)
  • Asian Legend is recalling Asian Legend brand Fried Noodles with Shredded Chicken from the marketplace because it contains egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • The Pickle Guy Company Ltd. is recalling The Pickle Guy Company Ltd. brand products from the marketplace because they contain barley, egg, fish, mustard, sulphites, or wheat which are not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Choices Markets is recalling Choices' Own brand deli products containing green peas from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (CFIA)
  • Bolthouse Farms is recalling Bolthouse Farms brand protein beverages from the marketplace due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odour. (CFIA)

USA

  • Let’s Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service (IFS), is voluntarily recalling certain ready-to-eat sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Green Cuisine is initiating a voluntary recall of “Pesto Pasta Salad with Arugula” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on its customers' wellness and safety, HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling certain code dates of protein drinks from its Sacramento, CA, facility, due to the potential for premature product spoilage. (FDA)
  • Tippin’s Gourmet Pies, LLC  is voluntarily recalling select Key Lime Pies because they may contain flour with undeclared peanut residue. (FDA)
  • GMJ Natural Products Inc. of Anaheim, Ca, is recalling its 32 fl oz jugs of "Jugo Moringa Plus Antioxidant" because they may contain undeclared whey protein. (FDA)
  • Fresh Express Incorporated issued a precautionary recall of a small quantity of 7.6 ounce net weight Fresh Express Caesar Salad Kits when it was learned that two bags of salad kits were mistakenly packed with incorrect condiments including walnuts, a tree nut allergen. (FDA)
  • Molly&drew of Sac City, IA is recalling three lots (L1215A, L1215B, and L1215C) of AMERICAN ORIGINAL BEER BREAD MIX sold in retail because it may be contaminated with E. coli O121 bacteria. (FDA)
  • National Frozen Foods Corporation is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Kashi Company is amending the date codes for Kashi GOLEAN® Honey Pecan Baklava Bars and Bear Naked® Soft Baked Granola, Cinnamon + Sunflower Butter related to its previously announced recall of snack bars and granola that contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by its supplier, SunOpta, that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Zupan's Markets is initiating a voluntary recall of its Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Essential Foods Inc. of Seattle, Washington is voluntarily recalling four flavors of Globespun Gourmet 8oz wraps because an ingredient (peas) has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Armour-Eckrich Meats LLC today announced that it is voluntarily recalling Armour® Snackmakers Keebler Animal Crackers because they contain animal cracker cookies with undeclared peanut residue (FDA)
  • HelloFresh of New York, N.Y. is recalling frozen peas due to notification from a supplier that the peas have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Crescent Specialty Foods, Inc. of Everett, WA is voluntarily recalling 6 oz. bags of Crescent Pistachio Raw, UPC Code: 8 95296 00103 5 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • The Father’s Table is voluntarily recalling 2,099 cases of cheesecakes sold by Gordon Food Service through retail and food service outlets under the GFS® label as a result of a recall by one of The Father’s Table’s flour suppliers. (FDA)
  • Creative Snacks Co. of Greensboro, North Carolina has issued a precautionary recall on a small quantity of The Fresh Market 12.3 ounce Smoked TFM Supreme Nut Mix bags (UPC 00737094218386) due to the possibility of a mislabeled back label which does not declare Peanuts and Soy on the allergen statement (FDA)
  • Figi's Companies, Inc of Marshfield, WI is recalling the 2 products that are related to the SunOpta sunflower kernel recall, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • IKEA recalls CHOKLAD MÖRK UPC Code 100293927003 and CHOKLAD MÖRK 70% UPC Code 1203080940009 Dark Chocolate Bars, Net Wt. 3.5 oz. are being recalled due to undeclared Milk, Hazelnuts and Almonds. (FDA)
  • Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of the Honey Maid Teddy Grahams Cinnamon Cubs Graham Snacks sold only in Foodservice channels (not supermarkets). This recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution following notification of a wheat flour recall by Grain Craft, a third-party flour supplier to one of our external manufacturers due to the potential for undeclared low levels of peanut residue in the flour. (FDA)
  • Michael’s® Naturopathic Programs of San Antonio Texas  is recalling certain lots of the dietary supplement Cholesterol Metabolism Factors™, because it may contain undeclared milk (in the form of calcium caseinate) and soy. (FDA)
  • Atlantic Spice Company Inc. of North Truro, MA, is recalling it’s 16 ounce packages of Sunflower Seeds Roasted Salted, Tropical Mix and Cranberry Health Mix snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • Bolthouse Farms is voluntarily recalling a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odour. (FDA)
  • Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall for certain code dates of their Lance brand Oyster Crackers. This action is the direct result of a recent recall by the wheat flour supplier, Grain Craft, due to certain lots of flour that may contain low levels of undeclared peanut residue. (FDA)
  • Marin Foods Specialties, Inc. is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts sold in California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington Whole Foods Market stores due to possible Salmonella contamination. (FDA)
  • Greenland Trading Corporation of Paterson, New Jersey is recalling AI Rasheed Sardine, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium  botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. (FDA)
  • Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas and C&W Petite Peas because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Dutch Treat Foods, Inc., of Zeeland, MI, is voluntarily recalling 3087 pounds of Sweet Pea Pasta Salad due to one ingredient in the product being recalled by one of its suppliers. (FDA)
  • Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling certain graham crumbs because they were made using Grain Craft flour which may have contained undeclared allergen peanut residue. (FDA)

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