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

  • Ridiculously Rich by Alana recalls varieties of cakes due to undeclared and incorrectly labelled allergens. (FSA)
  • Kepak Frozen Division recalls various Big AL’s Chicken Products because of undeclared allergens. (FSA)
  • West London Sandwiches recalls various sandwiches because the products have been produced in unhygienic conditions. (FSA)
  • Fundamental Supplies Ltd recalls Hench Fuel Protein Porridge because of incorrect allergen labelling. (FSA)
  • Sainsbury’s recalls Vegetable Spring Rolls because of undeclared prawns. (FSA)
  • Aldi recalls Rooster’s Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken because packs may contain small pieces of hard plastic. (FSA)
  • Morrisons recalls Traditional Chicken & Mushroom Pie because of undeclared fish and mustard. (FSA)
  • NutriPlan recalls NutriPlan Vitamin and Mineral Enriched Meal in a Drink because of undeclared allergens. (FSA)
  • Birds Eye recalls 4 x Shortcrust Chicken Pies due to undeclared mustard. (FSA)
  • Dr Oetker recalls its Decor Kit because of allergens not being clearly labelled. (FSA)

Ireland

  • Undeclared Mustard or Undeclared Milk and Mustard in Some Big Als and Goldstar Chicken Products. (FSAI)
  • Recall of a Batch of Goatsbridge Trout Pate due to the Presence of Listeria monocytogenes. (FSAI)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Progressive Enterprises is recalling specific batches of Warburn Estate brand wine as there is a risk of bottles breaking when opened. (MPI)
  • Warburn Estate is conducting a recall of various wines due to a packaging fault resulting in the presence of glass. (FSANZ)
  • Aldi is recalling American Style Skinless Hot Dogs due to potential microbial contamination and the presence of bone fragments. (FSANZ)
  • Davis Trading is recalling a batch of Davis Trading brand buckwheat flour due to the presence of undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Davis Trading Company Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Essenté brand Buckwheat Flour 1kg due to the potential confusion regarding an allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Bay Drive is recalling a specific batch of its Bay Drive brand Chocolate Chip Cookies due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Gluten Free Store Limited is recalling specific batches of Gluten Free Store Limited brand Buckwheat Pancake Mix due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Bin Inn Retail Group Limited is recalling specific batches of Buckwheat Flour due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • CuisAnn is recalling specific batches of its CuisAnn brand Curried Vegetable Pie, Bacon Quiche, Chicken Quiche, Gluten Free Savoury Pastry, Lentil Lasagne, Curry Chicken and Kumara Pie, and Beef Lasagne due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Gluten Free Holdings is recalling specific batches of its Gluten Free Choice brand Multigrain and Seed bread and Chia Seed bread due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Riebeck Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Chai Supreme Dark Chocolate due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy). (FSANZ)
  • Eco-Farms Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of it Ground Cinnamon 150g due to microbial (Bacillus cereus) contamination. (FSANZ)

Canada

  • Imperial Caviar & Seafood and VIP Caviar Club brand Trout Roe recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria. (CFIA)

USA

  • Harvesters issues safety alert on Bibi Frutix Candy due to possible chemical contamination. (FDA)
  • Creative Contract Packaging LLC is voluntarily recalling some cases of two code dates of HERB-OX® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon, due to the potential presence of an undeclared milk allergen. (FDA)
  • FDA alerts consumers to recall of certain Comforts FOR BABY Water with Fluoride after receiving complaints about mould identified as Talaromyces penicillium. (FDA)
  • Farrell Farms, Inc. of Goldsboro, NC is recalling 7oz. Dark Chocolate Almonds, 7oz. Dark Chocolate Cashews, and 7oz. Dark Chocolate Pecans, because these products may contain undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • Virginia Diner, Inc. is voluntarily issuing a recall of 10 oz. cans of Plow & Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews as a precaution because they may contain peanuts and peanut allergens. (FDA)
  • Leclerc Foods has initiated a limited voluntary recall of a single lot of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars as a precautionary measure after a small piece of yellow plastic was discovered by a consumer. (FDA)
  • Colorado Nut Company of Denver, CO is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix, because they may contain undeclared milk. (FDA)

Where to find more Product Alert and Recall information 


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