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.


  • A G Barr plc is recalling four batches of its Rubicon Sparkling Mango soft drink on a precautionary basis because yeast fermentation has occurred in some bottles. (FSA)
  • Hilltop Honey is recalling five batches of its Raw British Creamed Honey on a precautionary basis due to small pieces of metal being found in the product. (FSA)


  • Recall of Grenade.50 Calibre Pre-Workout due to High Nicotinic Acid Content (FSAI)
  • Hilltop Honey is recalling the above batches of its Raw British Creamed Honey, as they may contain small pieces of metal. (FSAI)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Kia Ora Seafoods is recalling specific batches of its Te Kouma Bay brand Half Shell Coromandel Pacific Oysters (1 Dozen / Tray) because the specific batches contain elevated levels of E.coli. (MPI)
  • Quality Bakers Australia Pty Limited has recalled multiple bread roll products from Coles, Woolworths, Metcash/IGA, corner stores and food service outlets in NSW and ACT due to the potential presence of foreign matter (metal pieces). (FSANZ)


  • Merb LLC is recalling Belgian Boys brand Mini Pancakes from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Adams Quality Foods is recalling certain Piper's Pies brand Pies from the marketplace because they contain anchovy and may contain egg which are not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Tre Rose Bakery is recalling sliced turkey and chicken products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (CFIA)
  • PC brand Chocolate Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Product recalled due to mould (CFIA)


  • Nestlé USA, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of its Nestlé Drumstick Club 16 count Variety Pack and 24 count Vanilla Pack as they received positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes from equipment contact surfaces from a location on the production line where these products are made (FDA)
  • Le Petit Belge, LLC is voluntarily recalling 480 cases of Belgian Boys Mini Pancakes because they may contain undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • Osage Gardens Inc. is recalling Osage Gardens Organic 2oz Micro Greens, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Good Earth Egg Company, LLC of Bonne Terre, Missouri has announced a voluntary recall of its shell eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Graceleigh, Inc. ilk is recalling all lots of Sammy’s Milk Baby Food because of possible presence of Cronobacter. (FDA)
  • Fred Meyer Stores has recalled a Deli BTG Superfood Wrap sold in its retail stores because the product may contain milk, soy, wheat and cashews not listed on the label. (FDA)
  • Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily conducting a precautionary recall of 480 cases of 11 oz. Fresh Express American Salad due to possible exposure to undeclared allergens (egg, milk, wheat, anchovy). (FDA)
  • McCain Foods USA, Inc. today announced it is expanding its voluntarily recall of retail, frozen onion rings to include two additional private label retail branded products due to the use of incorrect packaging that does not declare milk as one of the ingredients. (FDA)

Where to find more Product Alert and Recall information 

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