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.


  • POE LIMITED is recalling four of its products due to the presence of gluten or mustard which are not mentioned on the label. (FSA)
  • E H Booths is recalling its Fruit Teacakes because the product contains milk which is not correctly declared on the label. (FSA)
  • PepsiCo recalls two pack sizes of Doritos Chilli Heatwave because of undeclared milk. (FSA)
  • Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd recalls various products because of inadequate procedures to control Clostridium botulinum. (FSA)
  • Tesco recalls Chicken Salad products due to possible presence of Campylobacter. (FSA)


  • Marks & Spencer is recalling haggis and pudding products, manufactured by Macsween of Edinburgh, because of inadequate process controls in place to prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulinum. (FSAI)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Pak'nSave Cameron Road (Tauranga) is recalling a specific batch of its Pak'nSave brand NZ Pork Roast as the product has been labelled with an incorrect "Use By" date. (MPI)
  • MS & HJ TYLER is conducting a recall of Moo View Dairy raw cow’s milk, available for sale online and at farm gate, due to microbial (Cryptosporidium) contamination. (FSANZ)


  • Yoplait Minigo brand and Liberté brand yogurt pouches recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of plastic. (CFIA)
  • Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President's Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (CFIA)


  • Bhu Foods are voluntarily recalling a range of protein bars as they have been advised by a supplier, Hudson Valley Foods Inc., that sunflower seeds sold to the company have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • The Idaho Foodbank is recalling approximately 27,000 pounds of Coconut Beverage, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Eggs, and Cheese Product which were not continuously maintained or stored at the required temperature due to a malfunction in the cooler. (FDA)
  • Garden of Light, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Texas Legend Foods of Austin, TX, is recalling its 16 ounce jars of Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip because they contain undeclared cheese, milk and eggs. (FDA)
  • Bestherbs Coffee LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee due to the presence of undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients and  undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • Sunneen Health Foods is voluntarily recalling mislabelled Whole Foods Market PB&J parfaits because the products contained soy and tree nut (almond and coconut) allergens that were not listed on the product label. (FDA)

Where to find more Product Alert and Recall information 

RSSL's Emergency Response Service (ERS) helps customers deal with a wide range of product emergencies and offers advice on crisis management. It operates 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.  To request an ERS presentation or find out more please contact Customer Services telephone 0118 918 4076 or e-mail enquiries@rssl.com

RSSL has significant, in-depth industry knowledge as well as technical expertise in taint analysis. To find out more please contact Customer Services telephone 0118 918 4076 or e-mail enquiries@rssl.com.

Allergen Management Services: We provide a comprehensive range of testing, training and food allergen consultancy services to help you control and manage allergens within manufacturing and retailing. To find out more please contact Customer Services telephone 0118 918 4076 or e-mail enquiries@rssl.com.

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