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.


  • Pepsico is recalling some batches of Doritos Lightly Salted Corn Chips because they contain soya and wheat (gluten) which are not mentioned on the label. (FSA)
  • Booths recalls Free Range Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich because of undeclared egg and mustard. (FSA)
  • Sainsbury’s recalls Sainsbury’s Ready Salted Crisps 6x25g because of undeclared milk. (FSA)
  • Spar is recalling its Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich Filler due to an incorrectly extended ‘use by’ date. (FSA)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Simplot Australia Pty Ltd has recalled Birds Eye Golden Crunch Hash Browns from Coles, Woolworths, IGA, Farmer Jacks and Spud Shed supermarkets in WA due to the presence of small blue plastic pieces. (FSANZ)
  • Mediterranean Food Company is recalling a specific batch of its L’ Isola D’Oro Conserve Ittiche brand La Pasta di Acciughe (anchovy paste) because the product contains an elevated level of histamine. (MPI)
  • Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty. Ltd. has recalled Coles beetroot dip from Coles and Bi-Lo in Northern NSW and QLD due to the presence of undeclared sesame. (FSANZ)


  • Overwaitea Food Group is recalling My Mix Grab n' Go brand Chocolate Pretzel Hearts from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (CFIA)
  • Tupperware Canada is recalling Tupperware brand Southwest Chipotle Seasoning from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (CFIA)
  • The Nutrition Club is recalling Lenny and Larry's The Complete Cookie brand chocolate chip cookies from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • King's Pastry is recalling King's Pastry brand Tuxedo Bar Cake from the marketplace because it contains hazelnuts which are not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Deluca Brothers Foods is recalling Roland brand Manzanilla Olives stuffed with Anchovies from the marketplace due to a product quality issue. (CFIA)


  • Mann Packing is voluntarily recalling cases of 18 ounce Organic Veggies with Organic Ranch Dip in a snacking tray because the product may contain mislabelled ingredients that could pose an allergen risk; specifically egg, milk, soy and mustard. (FDA)
  • Hostess Brands, LLC is voluntarily recalling its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies because of a recall by Blommer Chocolate Company of the confectionary coating used on the product, due to a concern of Salmonella contamination. (FDA)
  • Palmer Candy Comp any announced a limited recall of certain chocolate products after being informed by a supplier that a milk powder ingredient used in a compound chocolate coating has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Harris Teeter, LLC of Matthews, NC is issuing a voluntary recall of Everroast Chicken Caesar Wrap because it may contain undeclared anchovy. (FDA)
  • Bakers of Paris is recalling plain, almond, and chocolate croissants sold in 18 Northern California Whole Foods Market stores due to undeclared egg. (FDA)
  • Select Whole Foods Market stores in various states are voluntarily recalling tarts because the products contained almond flour that is not listed on the product labels. (FDA)
  • Mikesell's Potato Chip Company. is recalling its 2.25 oz. Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • TreeHouse Foods, Inc has announced an amendment to the Best By Dates related to its voluntary recall of certain macaroni and cheese cup products which contain cheddar cheese seasoning that may be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Farm To Market Foods of Santo, Texas is recalling certain packs of Green Bean Casserole, because it may contain undeclared Peanut Allergens. (FDA)
  • American Roland Food Corp. is initiating a recall of one lot of Roland Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Anchovies, due to a product quality issue that may pose a potential health hazard to those who consume the product. (FDA)

Where to find more Product Alert and Recall information 

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