Food Recalls

Van Law Food Products Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Wheat in Product EXPANDED

September 23, 2022

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VanLaw Food Products Inc. is expanding its recall of Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing because it contains undeclared Soy and Wheat allergens. The recall is being expanded to include Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing with a BEST IF USED BY DATE of SEP 21 22 through JUN 06 23 and incorrect UPC Code 99482-49027.

People who may have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy or Wheat run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these ingredients. The recalled products were sold in the produce or dairy department and distributed nationwide through Whole Foods Markets. All affected product has been removed from store shelves.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recalls were initiated when it was discovered the products were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Soy and Wheat allergen. The problem was caused when the back label from another product was mistakenly put on the products being recalled.

Consumers who purchased Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing bottles with these Used by Codes (UPC code 99482-49027) in 12oz glass bottles should discard the product and seek a refund at the point of sale. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm CST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/van-law-food-products-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-soy-and-wheat-product-expanded?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

TreeHouse Foods Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Tuscan Garden Restaurant Style Italian Dressing Due to Undeclared Wheat and Soy

September 24, 2022

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TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) is voluntarily recalling one lot of Restaurant Style Italian Dressing sold under the brand name Tuscan Garden.

This recall is being conducted because the product is labeled as Restaurant Style Italian Dressing, while some of the bottles may contain Asian Sesame Dressing. The Restaurant Style Italian Dressing label indicates the allergens egg and dairy are in the product while the Asian Sesame Dressing product contains the allergens soy and wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Product was distributed nationwide through Aldi between August 23, 2022 and September 23, 2022.

The product at issue can be identified by the UPC number and best if used by date which can be found below the neck of the bottle.

Description Size UPC Number Best If Used By Date
Tuscan Garden Restaurant Style Italian Dressing 16 oz 4099100074871 08/10/2023

Photos of the affected product label can be found below. No other varieties or UPC numbers are included in this recall.

TreeHouse Foods discovered the issue after receiving two complaints from the store level. At this time, TreeHouse has not received any reports of an allergic reaction associated with this product.

Consumers who have purchased any of the above products are urged to dispose of or return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may call 800- 596-2902, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (EST).

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/treehouse-foods-announces-voluntary-recall-certain-tuscan-garden-restaurant-style-italian-dressing?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Arcade Snacks Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Candy Corn

September 23, 2022

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Arcade Snacks of Auburn, MA is recalling its 15 ounce packages of Candy Corn because they may contain undeclared egg. People who have allergies to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Candy Corn was distributed in Massachusetts and Connecticut at the following locations:

  • Johnson Roadside Farm Market in Swansea, Massachusetts
  • Donelan’s Supermarkets in Massachusetts
  • Fieldstone Farm Market in Marion, Massachusetts
  • Foodies in Massachusetts
  • Windfall Market in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • Highland Park Market in Glastonbury, Connecticut

The product comes in a 15 ounce, clear plastic container marked with UPC #0 18586 00114 4 and a best by date of 3/8/2023 on the label on the back panel.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the egg-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg.

Consumers who have purchased 15 ounce packages of Candy Corn are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-508-832-6300 Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm ET.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/arcade-snacks-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-candy-corn

Empanadas Valrico Inc. Recalls Beef and Chicken Empanada Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

September 23, 2022

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Empanadas Valrico Inc., a Sarasota, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,247 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The frozen beef and chicken empanada items were produced and distributed into commerce from March 2022 to September 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • Approximately 1.6-lb. clear plastic bag packages containing 10 pieces of “Empanadas Valrico STEAK EMPANADAS” with “BEST BEFORE” dates prior to January 30, 2023.
  • Approximately 1.6-lb. clear plastic bag packages containing 10 pieces of “Empanadas Valrico CHICKEN EMPANADAS” with “BEST BEFORE” dates prior to January 30, 2023.
  • Approximately 4.6-lb. clear plastic bag packages containing 25 pieces of “Empanadas Valrico STEAK EMPANADAS” with “BEST BEFORE” dates prior to January 30, 2023.
  • Approximately 4.6-lb. clear plastic bag packages containing 25 pieces of “Empanadas Valrico CHICKEN EMPANADAS” with “BEST BEFORE” dates prior to January 30, 2023.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection because Empanadas Valrico Inc. is not a federally inspected establishment. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida.        
                       
The problem was discovered when FSIS was notified by the Florida Department of Agriculture that the frozen empanada products did not have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced in an establishment that was not inspected by USDA.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Alfonso Bejarano, owner, Empanadas Valrico at (813) 408-0884 or empanadasvalrico@gmail.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/empanadas-valrico-inc--recalls-beef-and-chicken-empanada-products-produced-without

Behrmann Meat and Processing Inc. Recalls Various Ready-to-Eat Meat Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

September 24, 2022

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Behrmann Meat and Processing Inc., an Albers, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 87,382 pounds of various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. FSIS expects there to be additional product labels added in the near future and urges consumers to check back frequently to view updated labels.

The various RTE meat items were produced from July 7, 2022, to Sept. 9, 2022. The list of products and product codes for the RTE meat products that are subject to recall can be found here and includes all package sizes for all products with the affected lot codes. Available labels for the RTE meat products can be found here.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST 20917” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations and wholesale distributors in Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri.  
                          
The problem was discovered through product and environmental testing performed by FSIS and the establishment, which identified Listeria monocytogenes in the processing environment and in products produced by the establishment.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems can occur. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries, refrigerators, or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Connie Haselhorst, VP Operations, Behrmann Meat and Processing Inc., at (618) 248-5151 or connie@behrmannmeats.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/behrmann-meat-and-processing-inc--recalls-various-ready-eat-meat-products-due

World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Select Lots of Melissa’s Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard Sauce Because it Contains Undeclared Egg Allergens

September 21, 2022

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People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this ingredient. The product was sold in the produce department and distributed in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Melissa’s Brand Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard Sauce can be identified by the following descriptions:

Melissa’s Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard Sauce

Brand Melissa's
Packaging Clear Overwrap Tray in Cardboard Sleeve
Pack/Weight Net Weight 1LB 1.7OZ (502g)
UPC Code 0-45255-15221-0
Best Use By Dates 08/15/22, 08/20/22, 08/22/22, 08/29/22, 09/02/22, 09/05/22, 09/11/22, 09/18/22, 09/26/22,
10/01/22, 10/09/22 

Consumers who have purchased Melissa’s Brand Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard Sauce are urged to destroy and dispose of the recalled product. Consumers with questions may contact World Variety Produce, Inc. at 1-800-588-0151, Mon-Fri 7:00 AM–5:00 PM PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/world-variety-produce-inc-voluntarily-recalls-select-lots-melissas-dutch-red-potatoes-dijon-mustard?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Salon Technologies, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Antica Ocean Citron Hand Sanitizer (Alcohol) Gel 65% Due to the Presence of Benzene

September 16, 2022

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Salon Technologies International. Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Antica Ocean Citron Hand Sanitizer (alcohol) Gel 65%, Lot 1166A. Expiration 6/18/2023 to the consumer level. Firm lab testing has found the product to contain benzene.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation , orally ,and through the skin. Depending on duration and level of exposure , it can result in cancers including leukemia, and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life-threatening. Salon Tech International, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

The product is used to help reduce bacteria , that potentially can cause disease , when soap and water are not available.

512 bottles of Antica Ocean Citron Hand Sanitizer (alcohol) Gel 65%, Lot 1166A, Expiration 6/18/2023 was distributed in the Seattle, Washington area.

Salon Technologies International. Inc. has notified its distributors by email and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Consumers that have product which is being recalled should stop using and return unused product to where it was obtained.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Salon Technologies International. Inc. by phone number ( 407-248-2948 ) or e-mail address salontechnologiesint@gmail.com , Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm , EST.

Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this drug product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/salon-technologies-inc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-antica-ocean-citron-hand-sanitizer-alcohol?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Voluntary Recall of Certain Colgate Products Sold at Family Dollar Stores Because They Were Stored Outside of Temperature Requirements

September 16, 2022

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Family Dollar is initiating a voluntary retail level product recall of certain products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that were stored and shipped to a limited number of stores in AZ, CA, GA, ID, IN, MT, NM, NV, OR, TX, and UT on or around May 1, 2022 through June 21, 2022 due to product being stored outside of labeled temperature requirements.

To date, Family Dollar is not aware of any consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this recall.

Products covered by this retail level recall include:

998277 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE STAIN PREVENTION TOOTHPASTE 2.1OZ
998909 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE CHARCOAL TOOTHPASTE 4.2OZ
999043 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE MOUTHWASH 16 FL OZ
999088 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE HIGH IMPACT TOOTHPASTE 3OZ
999749 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE TOOTHPASTE ICY FRESH 3.2OZ
999750 COLGATE OPTIC WHITE STAIN FIGHTER TOOTHPASTE CLEAN MNT 4.2OZ

Family Dollar has notified its affected stores asking them to check their stock immediately and to quarantine and discontinue the sale of any affected product. Customers that may have bought affected product may return such product to the Family Dollar store where they were purchased without receipt.

Customers with questions regarding this recall may contact Family Dollar Customer Service at 844-636-7687 between 9am and 5pm EST. Customers should contact their physician or health care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/voluntary-recall-certain-colgate-products-sold-family-dollar-stores-because-they-were-stored-outside?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

GHGA Recalls Various Ready-To-Eat Vegetable Products Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

September 20, 2022

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GHGA is recalling various products (see chart below) due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other GHGA products are affected by this recall. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short- term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

To date, we are not aware of any illnesses linked to this recall. Please see attached photos for further identification.

On 9/16/22 the firm was notified by their laboratory that a single sample of a product tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

Products affected are:

Product Name Size UPC Sell-by Date Lot Code
Asparagus Saute 9.5 oz 8 26766 19027 0 9/17/2022 GHGA 254
Diced Bell Pepper and White Onion 7 oz 8 26766 19004 1   9/15/2022 GHGA 254
Diced Red Onion 10 oz 8 26766 18100 1 9/19/2022 GHGA 254
Fajita Mix 9.5 oz 8 26766 19031 7 9/17/2022 GHGA 254
Fiesta Corn 10 oz 8 26766 18462 0 9/17/2022 GHGA 254
Hamburger Fixins 10 oz 8 26766 19028 7 9/17/2022 GHGA 254
Hatch Chile Guacamole Blender 9 oz 8 26766 14452 5 9/17/2022 GHGA 254
Large Medium Salsa 13 oz 8 26766 19071 3 9/18/2022 GHGA 254
Large Mild Chunky Guacamole 13 oz 8 26766 19053 9 9/17/2022 GHGA 254
Large Mild Salsa 13 oz 8 26766 19069 0 9/18/2022 GHGA 263
Mango Habanero Blender 9 oz 8 26766 19044 7 9/17/2022 GHGA 264
Medium Hatch Salsa 13 oz 8 26766 19076 8 9/18/2022 GHGA 265
Mexican Style Layered Bean Dip                 20 oz 8 26766 14510 2 9/17/2022 GHGA 266
Mild Guacamole Blender                 13 oz 8 26766 19045 4 9/17/2022 GHGA 267
Mild Guacamole Blender                9 oz 8 26766 14434 1  9/17/2022 GHGA 268
Mushroom Stir Fry Blend                9 oz 8 26766 19010 2 9/17/2022  GHGA 269
Seasoned Squash Onion & Dill                 10.5 oz 8 26766 19036 2 9/17/2022 GHGA 270
Small Medium Hatch Chile Pico de Gallo 9 oz 8 26766 19062 1 9/18/2022 GHGA 271
Small Ranch Tray with Dip 21.0 oz 8 26766 19087 4 9/15/2022 GHGA 272
Snacking Peppers 12 oz 8 26766 19037 9 9/17/2022 GHGA 273
Spicy Guacamole Blender 9 oz   8 26766 14436 5 9/17/2022 GHGA 274
Steak Topper 7.5 oz 8 26766 19026 3 9/17/2022 GHGA 275
3 Skewer Veggie Kabobs 22 oz 8 26766 19008 9  9/17/2022 GHGA 276
Tri Pepper Blend 7 oz 8 26766 19003 4 9/15/2022 GHGA 277
Vegetable Bowl  42 oz 8 26766 18468 2  9/17/2022 GHGA 278

The products were sold to Kroger and distributed to retail stores on 9/11/22. The Sell-by Date has expired, and products were previously removed from store shelves and are no longer for sale. However, products could still be in possession of consumers. The Sell By Dates and Lot numbers are located on the top primary label of each product. These products were packaged in clear plastic containers and sold primarily in Kroger stores in the produce or deli sections in the states of: Alabama, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or they may discard the product. Consumers with questions can call Customer Service at (888) 449-9386 M-F 8am – 4pm PST.

GHGA has notified Kroger and they have directed their stores to remove the products from the shelves.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/ghga-recalls-various-ready-eat-vegetable-products-due-possible-listeria-monocytogenes-contamination

Voluntary Recall of Certain Over-the-Counter Products Sold at Family Dollar Stores Because They Were Stored Outside of Temperature Requirements

September 16, 2022

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Family Dollar is initiating a voluntary retail level product recall of certain products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that were stored and inadvertently shipped to certain stores on or around May 1, 2022 through June 10, 2022 due to product being stored outside of labeled temperature requirements.  This notice covers the recall of Over-the-Counter Medical Devices. An earlier notice issued July 21, 2022 covered a related recall of Over-the-Counter Pharmaceutical Products.

To date, Family Dollar has not received any consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this recall.  This recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution.

A list of the recalled products is attached and below. This recall goes to the retail store level. Not all of the products listed were sent to all stores.

Family Dollar has notified its affected stores asking them to check their stock immediately and to quarantine and discontinue the sale of any affected product. Customers that may have bought affected product may return such product to the Family Dollar store where they were purchased without receipt.  This recall does not apply to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Alaska, or Hawaii as Family Dollar does not have any stores in Alaska or Hawaii and no Family Dollar stores in any of the other states received any products subject to this recall.

Customers with questions regarding this recall may contact Family Dollar Customer Service at 844-636-7687 between 9am and 5pm EST. Customers should contact their physician or health care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
  • https://www.fda.gov/safety/report-problem-fda 

Recalled Products

900260 900260 CLEARBLUE SMART COUNTDOWN PRGNCY TST 1CT
900794 900794 LS SKYN NON LATEX LUBRICATED CONDOM 3CT
901260 901260 VERIQUICK PREGNANCY TEST 1CT
902343 902343 FIRST RESPONSE 2 CT
903409 903409 SKYN ORIGINAL NON LATEX CONDOM 12CT
903415 903415 SKYN ELITE NON LATEX CONDOM 12CT
939504 939504 VERIQUICK PREGNANCY TEST 1 CT
900752 900752 AT HOME MARIJUANA TEST STRIP
902816 902816 TROJAN ULTRA RIBBED LUBED 3CT
903756 903756 VERIQUICK PREGNANCY TEST 2 CT
999763 999763 TROJAN ULTRA THIN CONDOM LATEX 3CT
998221 998221 SKYN ELITE LARGE NON LATEX CONDOM 12CT
998869 998869 PREFERRED UTI TEST 1 CT
900265 900265 LIFESTYLES ULTRA SENSITIVE CONDOMS 12CT
900531 900531 CLEAR EYES CONTCT LENS DRPS LBRCTNG .5FO
999009 999009 B L BIOTRU MULTI PURPOSE SOLUTION 4 FLOZ
902274 902274 GS SALINE SOLUTION 12FL OZ
901443 901443 KY JELLY LUBRICANT 2 FL OZ
901960 901960 OPTI FREE REPLENISH MULTI PURPOSE 2 OZ
999801 999801 SIMPLY SALINE NASAL MIST 3.1 OZ
900457 OPTI FREE PURE MST DSINFCTNG SLTN 4FL OZ
902139 902139 DENTEMP ONE STEP .077OZ
906018 906018 FIXODENT ORG CREAM 2.4OZ
998762 998762 DRTALBOT TDDLR TTHPSTE BRSH TUTTI FRUTTI
905076 905076 CURAD STRNG WATRPRF STRIP 1IN 20CT
906312 906312 GS DENTURE CLEANSER GRN TAB 40CT
999619 999619 FIXODENT ADH CREAM ULTRA MAX HOLD 2.2OZ
999037 999037 CURAD FIRST AID KIT
903377 903377 POLIGRIP POWER MAX HOLD 2.2OZ
999417 999417 NEW SKIN LIQUID BANDAGE CLEAR .3FL OZ
900737 900737 TRVL KIT TOTHBRSH CAP PASTE IN POUCH 1CT
901239 901239 FIXODENT ORG CREAM TRAVEL .75OZ
906131 906131 POLIDENT DENTURE CLNS TAB 28CT
900334 900334 POLIGRIP ADH CREAM FREE 2.4OZ
906023 906023 GS DENTURE CLEAN OVRNT TAB 40CT
901634 901634 POLIDENT DENTURE CLEANSERS 84 CT
901777 901777 POLIDENT OVERNIGHT WHITENING TAB 28CT
906402 906402 FIXODENT ADH CREAM WITH SCOPE 2OZ
999632 999632 POLIGRIP EXTRACARE ADHESIVE CREAM 2.2OZ
900085 900085 SUPER POLIGRIP ADH CREAM .75OZ
900723 900723 POLIGRIP DENTURE ADHESIVE ORIGINAL 2.4OZ

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/voluntary-recall-certain-over-counter-products-sold-family-dollar-stores-because-they-were-stored?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Valley International Cold Storage Acquisition, LLC, Recalls Frozen Beef Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergens

September 17, 2022

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Valley International Cold Storage Acquisition, LLC, a Harlingen, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 22,061 pounds of frozen beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The frozen products are labeled as Korean-Style Beef, but contain a chicken sausage and pepper product, which contains milk. These items were produced on July 22, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 9.25-oz. cartons labeled as “Healthy Choice POWER BOWLS Korean-Style Beef” with lot code “5246220320” and a “best if used by” date of 04-18-2023.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “34622” on the end flap of the carton. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.    
      
The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS that it had received consumer complaints that the Korean-Style Beef cartons contained a chicken-based product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Conagra Consumer Care line at 800-672-8152. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Daniel Hare, Senior Director of Communications, Conagra Brands, Inc., at 312-549-5355 or Daniel.Hare@conagra.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/valley-international-cold-storage-acquisition-llc-recalls-frozen-beef-products-due

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Chicken Entree Products Due To Misbranding And An Undeclared Allergen

September 16, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that the raw, ready-to-cook chicken entrée products may contain egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the finished product label. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers with an allergy to eggs are aware that these products should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

The bacon-cheddar chicken entree products were produced on Sept. 9, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert [view labels]:

  • 12 oz. plastic wrapped metal containers containing “aprons READY TO COOK MEAL FOR ONE BACON-CHEDDAR SMOTHERED CHICKEN” with a use by date of 9/21/2022.

The products bear establishment number “P-48176” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Publix locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.            
         
The problem was discovered when the establishment notified FSIS that they received notification from their customer that an incorrect label was on the back of the plastic wrapped metal container. The label on the back of the product contains information related to a chicken cordon bleu product, which does not contain egg. The bacon cheddar chicken product contains egg.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers with an egg allergy who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Diana Butz, Retail Compliance Manager of Tampa Bay Fisheries, at 813-752-8883, extension 208.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-chicken-entree-products-due-misbranding-and

Muktan and Foods Inc. Issues an Allergy Alert on Ankur Brand Golden Raisin 14 Oz (400 GM)

September 13, 2022

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“ANKUR” Muktan and Foods Inc. 483 Thomas Dr. Bensenville, IL 60106 is recalling its 14 Oz (400 gm) packages of “Golden Raisin” because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to Sulfites may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions, if they consume this product.

The product was sold in retail stores nationwide.

The product comes in 14 Oz, clear plastic package with UPC Code 8904 1704 10327. All ANKUR GOLDEN RAISIN 14Oz is impacted by this recall regardless of the presence or absence of a batch number.

No illness have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated immediately after it was discovered that product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Sulfite.

Consumers who have purchased 14 Oz packet of “Ankur Golden Raisin” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with question may call Raxa Desai at 630-595-1118 Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm CST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/muktanand-foods-inc-issues-allergy-alert-ankur-brand-golden-raisin-14-oz-400-gm

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Specific Ground Beef In HelloFresh Meal Kits Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

September 10, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that ground beef products in HelloFresh meal kits may be associated with Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 illness. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

The meal kits containing ground beef for this public health alert were shipped to consumers from July 2-21, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert [view label]:     

  • 10-oz. plastic vacuum-packed packages containing “GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN/15% FAT” with codes “EST#46481 L1 22 155” or “EST#46481 L5 22 155” on the side of the packaging.

 The ground beef packages bear “EST.46841” inside the USDA mark of inspection and on the plastic ground beef package.

FSIS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state public health partners are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 and raw ground beef is the probable source of the reported illnesses. Traceback information identified that multiple case-patients received ground beef produced at establishment M46841 and distributed by HelloFresh in meal kits from July 2-21, 2022. Traceback of materials used to produce the ground beef is ongoing and FSIS continues to work with suppliers and public health partners on the investigation.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away.

FSIS advises all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only consume ground beef that has been cooked to a temperature of 160 F. The only way to confirm that ground beef is cooked to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a food thermometer that measures internal temperature, https://www.fsis.usda.gov/safetempchart.  

Media and consumers with questions regarding the public health alert can contact hello@hellofresh.com or by live chat.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-specific-ground-beef-hellofresh-meal-kits-due

Sunset Farm Foods Inc., Recalls Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

September 7, 2022

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Sunset Farm Foods Inc., a Valdosta, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,480 pounds of chicken and pork smoked sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The fully cooked chicken and pork smoked sausage items were produced on June 30, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 28-oz. vacuum sealed packages of “Georgia Special Chicken and Pork Smoked Sausage” with a sell by date of 10-28-22.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P 9185” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.

The problem was discovered when the establishment reported to FSIS that it received consumer complaints reporting thin blue plastic embedded inside the pork and chicken sausage product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Russell Harris, Quality Assurance Manager of Sunset Farm Foods Inc., at 229-242-2952 or by email at R.Harris@sunsetfarmfoods.com. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Tom Carroll, Owner/President of Sunset Farm Foods Inc., at 229-242-2952 or by email at T.Carroll@sunsetfarmfoods.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/sunset-farm-foods-inc--recalls-sausage-products-due-possible-foreign-matter

Magnolia Provision Company, Inc., Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

September 6, 2022

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Magnolia Provision Company, Inc., a Knoxville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 497 pounds of beef jerky products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ready-to-eat beef jerky items were produced on August 25, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:    

  • 2-oz. packages of “BEEF JERKY EXPERIENCE CHOP HOUSE STYLE PRIME RIB FLAVORED BEEF JERKY” with “EXP 8/25/23” displayed on the back of the package.
  • 8-oz. packages of “BEEF JERKY EXPERIENCE CHOP HOUSE STYLE PRIME RIB FLAVORED BEEF JERKY” with “EXP 8/25/23” displayed on the back of the package.
  • 16-oz. packages of “BEEF JERKY EXPERIENCE CHOP HOUSE STYLE PRIME RIB FLAVORED BEEF JERKY” with “EXP 8/25/23” displayed on the back of the package.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 8091” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered when the establishment reported to FSIS that it received confirmation from their third-party lab that a product contact surface sample returned as positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Rob Noyes, Vice President of Magnolia Provision Company, Inc., at Rob@magnoliajerky.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/magnolia-provision-company-inc--recalls-beef-jerky-products-due-possible-listeria

St. James Smokehouse Voluntary Recalls Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon 4oz (Lot# 123172) Because Of Possible Health Risk

September 2, 2022

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St. James Smokehouse of Miami, Florida is voluntary recalling 93 cases of St. James Smokehouse brand, Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon, 4oz Packages (Product of Scotland) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled product was sold and distributed by St. James via distributors between February and June 2022. The recalled product was distributed to stores located in: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Washington State, Virginia and Wisconsin as well as Safeway Washington State stores.

The recalled product is St. James Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon (Product of Scotland), 4oz packages, bearing the lot# 123172 and UPC code 060022710356. The recall is specifically this lot ONLY, NO other products, brands or lots are associated with this recall.

If consumers have products matching the above description and lot# in their possession, they should dispose of it immediately or return it to the store for a full refund.

As of Friday, September 2, 2022 no illnesses have been reported.

The recall was the result of a routine sampling by the Washington State Department of Agriculture which revealed that the finished product contained the bacteria.

This voluntary recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers that may have any questions about the recall may call 305-461-0231, Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 5:00 pm EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/st-james-smokehouse-voluntary-recalls-scotch-reserve-scottish-smoked-salmon-4oz-lot-123172-because?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Food Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Coconut in Product

September 1, 2022

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Toufayan Bakery is voluntarily recalling Publix GreenWise Animal Crackers with a UPC of 0-41415-12009-9. (Located on the back of the pouch) and with an expiration date of Feb 05, 2023 due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. The cookies are packaged in pouches, net weight 8 oz and may contain coconut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Product was distributed to Publix Supermarkets in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the production and packaging processes.

Customers who have purchased Publix GreenWise Animal Crackers are urged to return it to their local store for a full refund

Consumers with questions may contact the Toufayan at 1-813-754-5565

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/food-co-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-coconut-product?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Albertsons Companies Expands Voluntary Recall of Select ReadyMeals Seafood Products Due to Undeclared Allergens

August 31, 2022

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Albertsons Companies today announced it is expanding its July 19, 2022, voluntary recall of ReadyMeals seafood items due to allergens not listed on the ingredient labels. The recall, which is being conducted in continued collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, was initiated after an internal technical review identified missing ingredients containing allergens.

Consumers who have certain food allergies or severe sensitivities run the risk of serious or life - threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products and are urged not to consume these items. These consumers should discard the products or return them to their local store for a full refund.

There have been no reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

The two select ReadyMeals seafood items were available for purchase at the following Albertsons Cos. store banners: Safeway and Albertsons located in Oregon and select cities in Washington state (Battle Ground, Camas, Hazel Dell, Kelso, Longview, Vancouver, Walla Walla, Washougal and Woodland).

Consumers with questions should contact Albertsons Cos. Customer Service Center at 1-877-723-3929 for additional information Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. PST.

Product Recall Details:

Product Name Size Undeclared Allergens Packaging UPC Sell Thru Dates Store Banners States
ReadyMeals Shrimp Cooked with Cocktail Sauce 12 oz Fish (Anchovy) Clear plastic container with four compartments 23463800000 All Sell Thru Dates up to and including Sept. 1 Albertsons, Safeway OR, WA
ReadyMeals Snow Crab Legs Imitation Surimi 12 oz Fish (Anchovy) Clear plastic container with four compartments 23463900000 All Sell Thru Dates up to and including Sept. 1 Albertsons, Safeway OR, WA

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/albertsons-companies-expands-voluntary-recall-select-readymeals-seafood-products-due-undeclared?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Keswick Creamery at Carrock Farm, LLC Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

August 29, 2022

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Keswick Creamery of Newburg, Pa is recalling Calverley Cheese, Vulkwin’s Folly Cheese, Vermeer Cheese, Havarti Cheese, Wallaby Cheese, Cider Washed Tomme Cheese, Feta Cheese, Whole Milk Ricotta, Bovre Cheese (plain, oregano and garlic, herbes de provence, cranberry and honey) and Quark Cheese (plain, dill and onion), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

All Cheeses were distributed at Dupont Circle Freshfarm Market in Washington, D.C.; Takoma Park Farmers Market in Takoma Park, Maryland; Smith Meadows Farm Store in Berryville, Virginia; Oylers Organic Farms and Market in Biglerville, Pennsylvania; and Talking Breads Farm Store in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

The cheeses will be labeled from Keswick Creamery, with the cheese name on the label.

  • Calverley Cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Vulkwin’s Folly Cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Havarti Cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Vermeer Cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Wallaby Cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Cider Washed Tomme Cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Feta cheese in 4 oz to 12 oz packages, price and weight labeled in red, black, or purple ink
  • Whole Milk Ricotta, 8 oz and 16 oz clear deli container, expiration dates 7/18/22, 7/25/22, 8/1/22, 8/8/22, 8/18/22
  • Bovre Cheese (plain, oregano and garlic, herbes de Provence, cranberry and honey), 8oz clear deli container, expiration dates 7/25/22, 8/1/22, 8/8/22, 8/22/22
  • Quark Cheese (plain and dill and onion), 8 oz and 16 oz clear deli container, expiration dates 7/7/22, 8/4/22, 8/25/22

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was the result of a routine sampling program conducted by the FDA which revealed some finished products contained the bacteria. Keswick Creamery has ceased the production and distribution of all products as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

Consumers who have purchased any of the listed cheese from Keswick Creamery at Carrock Farm, LLC are urged to discard the product. Customers should email Keswick Creamery directly at keswickrecall@gmail.com or call 1-800-946-1631 Monday thru Friday 10 am to 2 pm Eastern time to report their product and receive a full refund.

Keswick Creamery at Carrock Farm, LLC
114 Lesher Road
Newburg, Pa 17240

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/keswick-creamery-carrock-farm-llc-recalls-cheese-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Tai Phat Wholesalers, LLC Recalls “Three Coins Dried Mushrooms” Because of Possible Health Risk

August 30, 2022

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Tai Phat Wholesalers, LLC of Capitol Heights, MD is recalling 4 types of packages of its “Three Coins Dried Mushrooms” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled Dried Mushrooms were distributed in specialty retail stores in the following states: Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

The product comes in four different types & sizes and are in a sealed clear plastic package with a label. The different types are as follows:

  • Three Coins Dried Mushrooms Slices – Item #: 01051- Nam Meo Soi -S- 2.5 oz
  • Three Coins Dried Mushrooms Slices – Item #: 01276- Nam Meo Soi -L- 10.5 oz
  • Three Coins Dried Mushrooms Whole – Item #: 01052- Nam Meo Nguyen -S- 2.5 oz
  • Three Coins Dried Mushrooms Whole – Item #: 01277- Nam Meo Nguyen -L- 10.5 oz

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by Maryland Department of Health of items bought at a retail store which revealed the presence of Salmonella in some packages of "Three Coins Dried Mushrooms".

Sales of the product has been suspended while MDH and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased the packages of "Three Coins Dried Mushrooms" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-703-538-8000.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tai-phat-wholesalers-llc-recalls-three-coins-dried-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 

Valrhona Inc. Recalls Ineligible Egg Products Produced In Italy

August 31, 2022

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Valrhona Inc., a Brooklyn, New York establishment, is recalling approximately 66 pounds of dried albumin egg products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products were produced in Italy, a country ineligible to export egg products to the United States.

The dried albumin egg products were produced on Feb. 2, 2022, March 18, 2022, June 17, 2022, and July 19, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:     

  • 1.1-lb. plastic canister containing “Sosa ALBUWHIP” with lot code LALB22033, LALB22077, LALB22168 or LALB22200.

These items were shipped to locations in California, Florida, Nevada, and New York.
                                 
The problem was discovered when FSIS investigated and determined that the egg products were produced in Italy, a country ineligible to export egg products to the United States.  

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries or in restaurants. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Restaurants and institutions are urged not to serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Ms. Raphaele Bonnaure, Director of Supply Chain, Valrhona Inc. at (929) 884-9600 or raphaele.bonnaure@valrhona.fr.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/valrhona-inc--recalls-ineligible-egg-products-produced-italy

Connoisseur’s Kitchen Recalls Imported Frozen Chicken Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

August 30, 2022

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Connoisseur’s Kitchen, a Surrey, British Columbia establishment, is recalling approximately 880 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken entree products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The frozen RTE chicken entree items were produced on Aug. 3, 2022 and imported to the U.S. on Aug. 8, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]: 

  • 2-lb. box packages containing “SPICE MANTRA CHICKEN KORMA” with lot code 220803-406US.
  • 2-lb. box packages containing “SPICE MANTRA BUTTER CHICKEN” with lot code 220803-400US.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “780” inside the Canadian mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alaska and Washington.      
                          
The problem was discovered when the Canadian Food Inspection Agency notified FSIS that the products are associated with a sample that tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Puneet Bhalla, Director for Connoisseur’s Kitchens, at (604) 595-4862, ext. 25.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/connoisseurs-kitchen-recalls-imported-frozen-chicken-products-due-possible-listeria

Van Law Food Products Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Wheat in Product

August 26, 2022

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Van Law Food Products Inc. is recalling Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing because it contains undeclared Soy and Wheat allergens.

People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy or Wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these Ingredients. The product was sold in the produce or dairy department and distributed in the states of Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Soy and Wheat allergen. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused when the back label from another product was mistakenly put on the product being recalled.

Consumers who purchased Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing with UPC code 99482-49027 in 12oz glass bottles with a Best by date of 04/06/2023 should discard the product and seek a refund at the point of sale with receipt. Consumers with additional questions can call 1- 844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm CST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/van-law-food-products-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-soy-and-wheat-product?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall on Market Pantry White Fudge Animal Cookies with a Best By Date of 21FEB2023 Due to Possible Foreign Object Contamination

August 25, 2022

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D. F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc. is voluntarily recalling 44 oz Market Pantry White Fudge Animal Cookies because they may contain metal. The product comes in a clear plastic jug formed to a bear shape. The recall affects only the following Best By Date, Lot Numbers, and time stamps, printed on the back side of the bear jug on the product label, below the nutritional panel.

Best by Date Jug Lot Numbers Case Lot Number Time Stamp UPC Code
21FEB2023 Y052722 Y052722 From 15:00 to 23:00 085239817698

The products were distributed to Target stores nationwide. No other lots or products are affected.

The recall was initiated when metal (wire) was found inside a portion of the cookies. Foodborne foreign objects that are hard, sharp, and large are more likely to cause serious injury or dental injury. Foodborne foreign objects that are flexible, not sharp, and smaller in length are more likely to cause minor injuries such as transient choking or small lacerations in the gastrointestinal system.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to stop consuming the product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc. at 888-480-1988, Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/df-stauffer-biscuit-co-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-market-pantry-white-fudge-animal-cookies-best?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Due to the Recall of a Raw Material from Lyons Magnus

August 25, 2022

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Out of an abundance of caution, Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling select dinner rolls, sandwich rolls and bun products listed below that were used in limited products made between March 21,2022 and April 25, 2022, following the expanded Lyons Magnus recall dated August 10, 2022 recall of a raw material (FDA publish date August 16, 2022), used in limited production of dinner rolls, sandwich rolls and bun products from the manufacturer of Golden Gloss glaze (Lyons Magnus).  Lyons Magnus is recalling this raw material due to the potential for it to cause microbial contamination, including the organisms Cronobacter sakazakii and/or Clostridium botulinum.   While no illnesses associated with Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. bread products have been reported and no pathogens have been found in Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. products to date, this voluntary recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution to ensure customer safety.

This recall does not impact any other Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. products, as no other products were produced with this raw material from Lyons Magnus.

We advise that distributors and end users in possession of any of these Piantedosi dinner rolls, sandwich rolls and/or buns immediately examine your inventory for any of the affected lot codes and place any remaining products you may have on hold.  Cease further distribution of these affected products, and do not consume these affected products. Distributors and/or end users in possession of any of the affected product lots listed should contact your Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. representative to coordinate return of the product and for replacement of product. In the event you do not have any of the affected lot codes in your inventory, please retain this notice in the event any of your customers and/or end users have any questions.

We advise that in the event any consumers are in possession of any of these affected Piantedosi dinner rolls, sandwich rolls and/or buns should dispose of the product.  Consumers can contact Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. at 800-339-0080 x165, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00pm ET, if they have any questions, or to request replacement product.

The affected lots of Golden Gloss glaze received were used for a limited production period between March 21, 2022 and April 25, 2022.  See below for the list of the affected Piantedosi Baking Company product UPC #s and lot codes.

Cased SKU # Cased Product Name Case Count UPC Lot Codes Expiration Date
C-88 Finger Roll 24-pk/
192 count
033474400885 22082
22096
22102
22109
3/23/2023
4/6/2023
4/12/2023
4/19/2023
C-96 Soft Dinner Roll No Seeds 24-pk/
192 count
033474400960 22082
22091
22096
22103
22110
3/23/2023
4/1/2023
4/6/2023
4/13/2023
4/20/2023
C-130-S Gourmet Junior Burger Roll 12-pk/
120 count
033474501308 22083
22104
22112
22115
3/24/2023
4/14/2023
4/22/2023
4/25/2023
C-132 Gourmet Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474501322 22083
22088
22091
22095
22101
22105
22109
22112
3/24/2023
3/29/2023
4/1/2023
4/5/2023
4/11/2023
4/15/2023
4/19/2023
4/22/2023
C-133 SPR Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474501339 22083
22084
22087
22094
22102
22104
22108
22111
22112
22115
3/24/2023
3/25/2023
3/28/2023
4/4/2023
4/12/2023
4/14/2023
4/18/2023
4/21/2023
4/22/2023
4/25/2023
C-136 Seeded SPR Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474501360 22084
22098
22105
22112
3/25/2023
4/8/2023
4/15/2023
4/22/2023
C-285 Clustered Potato Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474502855 22105
22112
4/15/2023
4/22/2023
C-294-S B & W Sweet Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474502947 22092
22099
4/2/2023
4/9/2023
C-297-S Hawaiian Sandwich Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474502978 22110 4/20/2023
C-364 Gourmet Potato Deli Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474503647 22081
22084
22094
22101
22102
22108
22110
22111
22115
3/22/2023
3/25/2023
4/4/2023
4/11/2023
4/12/2023
4/18/2023
4/20/2023
4/21/2023
4/25/2023
C-377-S Split Top Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474503777 22081
22094
3/22/2023
4/4/2023
C-417-S Brioche Style Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474504170 22082
22095
22103
22109
3/23/2023
4/5/2023
4/13/2023
4/19/2023
C-418-S Sunset Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474504187 22104
22110
4/14/2023
4/20/2023
C-464-S B & W Gourmet Burger Roll 12-pk/
96 count
033474504644 22085
22092
22106
22112
3/26/2023
4/2/2023
4/16/2023
4/22/2023
C-494-S Slider Rolls No Seeds 24-pk/
192 count
033474504941 22082
22096
22103
22110
3/23/2023
4/6/2023
4/13/2023
4/20/2023
C-952 Gourmet Potato Deli Roll 8-pk/
96 count
033474509526 22094
22102
4/4/2023
4/12/2023
C-1202-S Brioche-Style Slider Roll 24-pk/
192 count
033474512021 22081
22088
22095
22102
22109
3/22/2023
3/29/2023
4/5/2023
4/12/2023
4/19/2023
C-1204-S Gourmet Potato Slider Rolls 24-pk/
192 count
033474512045 22081
22088
22091
22095
22102
22103
22104
22105
22110
3/22/2023
3/29/2023
4/1/2023
4/5/2023
4/12/2023
4/13/2023
4/14/2023
4/15/2023
4/20/2023

Below is the list of affected Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc. tray products which have expired and should no longer be in the marketplace:

Tray SKU # Tray Product Name Pack Size UPC Lot Codes Expiration Date
#14 & #16 Soft Dinner Rolls with No Seeds 12 & 24-pack 033474000146 22081
22096
22102
22103
22109
22110
3/29/2022
4/13/2022
4/19/2022
4/20/2022
4/26/2022
4/27/2022
#20 Finger Roll 24-pack 033474000207 22082
22096
22102
22109
3/30/2022
4/13/2022
4/19/2022
4/26/2022
#132-TR Gourmet Burger Roll 12-pack 033474501322 22094
22101
4/14/2022
4/21/2022
#133-STR SPR Roll 12-pack 033474501339 22083
22084
22087
22094
22102
22104
22108
22111
22112
22115
4/7/2022
4/8/2022
4/11/2022
4/18/2022
4/26/2022
4/28/2022
5/2/2022
5/5/2022
5/6/2022
5/9/2022
#283-TR Jr. Potato Burger Roll 8-pack 033474502831 22083
22088
22108
3/31/2022
4/5/2022
4/25/2022
#285TR Clustered Potato Burger Roll 12-pack 033474502855 22105
22112
4/22/2022
4/29/2022
#364-TR Gourmet Potato Deli Roll 12-pack 033474503647 22081
22084
22094
22101
22102
22108
22110
22111
22115
3/29/22
4/1/2022
4/11/2022
4/18/2022
4/19/2022
4/25/2022
4/27/2022
4/28/2022
5/2/2022
#416-STR Sweet Potato Sandwich Roll 12-pack 033474504163 22095
22105
22110
4/15/2022
4/25/2022
4/30/2022
#417-STR Brioche Style Burger Roll 12-pack 033474504170

22082
22083
22088
22091
22095
22101
22105
22109
22110

4/2/2022
4/3/2022
4/8/2022
4/11/2022
4/15/2022
4/21/2022
4/25/2022
4/29/2022
4/30/2022
#464-STR B & W Gourmet Burger Roll 12-pack 033474104646 22085
22092
22106
22112
4/2/2022
4/9/2022
4/23/2022
4/29/2022
#1202-TR Brioche-Style Slider Roll 24-pack 033474512021 22081
22088
22095
22102
22109
3/29/2022
4/5/2022
4/12/2022
4/19/2022
4/26/2022
#1204-STR Gourmet Potato Slider Rolls 24-pack 033474512045 22081
22088
22091
22095
22102
22103
22104
22105
22110
3/29/2022
4/5/2022
4/8/2022
4/12/2022
4/19/2022
4/20/2022
4/21/2022
4/22/2022
4/27/2022
#1297-TR Garlic & Herb Dinner Roll 12-pack 033474012972 22082 4/5/2022
#6457-TR Sweet Potato Dinner Roll 12-pack 033474010473 22082
22088
22096
22102
4/5/2022
4/11/2022
4/19/2022
4/25/2022
#6458-TR Potato Slider Roll 12-pack 033474510546 22082
22088
22102
22110
4/5/2022
4/11/2022
4/25/2022
5/3/2022
#6462-TR Potato Finger Roll 12-pack 033474011296 22082
22096
22102
22109
4/5/2022
4/19/2022
4/25/2022
5/2/2022
#6467-TR Brioche-Style Bulkie Rolls 6-pack 075199017245 22080
22083
22087
22094
22101
22104
22108
22111
4/3/2022
4/6/2022
4/10/2022
4/17/2022
4/24/2022
4/27/2022
5/1/2022
5/4/2022
#6470-TR Onion Bulkie Roll 6-pack 075199001329 22080
22083
22087
22094
22095
22101
22104
22108
22109
22111
4/3/2022
4/6/2022
4/10/2022
4/17/2022
4/18/2022
4/24/2022
4/27/2022
5/1/2022
5/2/2022
5/4/2022
#6481-TR Potato Hamburger Roll 8-pack 075199064812 22087
22095
22101
22104
22108
22111
4/10/2022
4/18/2022
4/24/2022
4/27/2022
5/1/2022
5/4/2022

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/piantedosi-baking-company-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-due-recall-raw-material-lyons-magnus?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Pizza John’s Recalls Pepperoni Pizza Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

August 25, 2022

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Pizza John’s, an Essex, Md. firm, is recalling approximately 156,498 pounds of pepperoni pizza products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The frozen pepperoni pizza products were produced and distributed into commerce on dates from March 2020 through July 28, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 33.25-oz. clear plastic wrapped packages containing “PIZZA JOHN’S BAKE AT HOME 12 Inch Pepperoni Pizza” with UPC code 9589334921.
  • 57-oz. clear plastic wrapped packages containing “PIZZA JOHN’S BAKE AT HOME 16 Inch Pepperoni Pizza” with UPC code 958939019.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection because Pizza John’s is not a federally inspected establishment. These items were shipped to retail locations in Maryland.
                        
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities when it was determined that the pepperoni pizza products did not have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced in an establishment that was not inspected by USDA. 

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Melissa Steall, Office Manager, Pizza John’s, at 410-687-1155.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/pizza-johns-recalls-pepperoni-pizza-products-produced-without-benefit-inspection

South Georgia Pecan Co. Recalls Great Value 4oz. Walnut Chopped Pouches Due to Pouch Containing Pecan Pieces

August 23, 2022

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South Georgia Pecan Co. is recalling Great Value Walnut Chopped 4oz. Pouches Lot #29329 Best If Used By April 29, 2023 due to pouches containing pecan pieces instead of walnuts. This recall has been initiated due to mislabeling issue where a packaging run of pecans was labeled as Chopped Walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. See enclosed product label to help in identifying the product at retail/user level.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Products affected are:

Product Size Lot # UPC Use By Dates
Great Value Walnut Chopped Pieces 4 oz. Reseable Pouch 29329 78742201344 April 29, 2023

On 8/16/2022 the firm was notified by retailer that Great Value 4oz. Walnut Chopped Pouches contained pecan pieces. The product was distributed between August 8, 2022 – August 16, 2022. This product was packaged in resealable pouches and shipped to select Walmart retail stores located in the States of: Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or they may discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact Customer Service at 1-800-627-6630; Monday – Friday 08:00am – 5:00pm ET.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/south-georgia-pecan-co-recalls-great-value-4oz-walnut-chopped-pouches-due-pouch-containing-pecan?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Rushdi Foods Issues a Voluntary Recall on One Lot of their Mighty Sesame Organic Tahini 10.9 oz Squeeze Bottle

August 23, 2022

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Rushdi Food Industries, an Israeli based manufacturer, is voluntarily recalling their Mighty Sesame 10.9 Oz Organic Tahini (Squeezable) with the specific expiration date of 3/28/23 due t0 potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.  In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severs illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

This recall was initiated when the company received a notification by the FDA and the West Virginia Department of Health of the potential presence of Salmonella in this specific lot. The company has received no reports of illness or injury to date.  We immediately informed all Stores who had purchased this product within this lot code about this Recall and instructed them to remove any product which might be on their shelves.  The Facility reviewed cleaning procedures, Environmental Monitoring Program Results, Process Flow and possible Root of Contamination without any positive findings.

Only packages bearing the following Lot Code/Best by date are being recalled at this time. All products other than the ones with the affected Best by Date mentioned in the table are ok to consume.

UPC Code Description Expiration Date
858313006208 Mighty Sesame 10.9 Oz Organic Tahini (Squeezable) 3/28/23

The recalled product was distributed to stores located in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as well as Wal-Mart stores nationwide during the first 2 weeks of May 2022.  Based off of sales velocity, there is an extremely low chance that any of the affected product would still be available for retail.  All products other than the ones with the affected Best by Date mentioned in the table are ok to consume.

Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use immediately and discard or return the product for credit or refund. If a consumer experiences the symptoms listed above and believes they may have been exposed to Salmonella, they are urged to report to a medical provider.

Consumers who have questions may contact us at Customercare@kayco.com or by phone at 718-369-4600 Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5PM Eastern Time.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/rushdi-foods-issues-voluntary-recall-one-lot-their-mighty-sesame-organic-tahini-109-oz-squeeze?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Perdue Frozen Ready-To-Eat Chicken Tender Products Due to Foreign Material Contamination

August 23, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for Perdue’s frozen ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast tenders “gluten free” that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small pieces of clear plastic and blue dye. A recall was not requested because the product is no longer available for purchase. 

The frozen RTE chicken breast tenders “gluten free” were produced on July 12, 2022. The following product is subject to the public health alert [view labels]:    

  • 42 oz. plastic bags containing “PERDUE CHICKEN BREAST TENDERS GLUTEN FREE” with a “Best if Used By: 07 12 23” and a lot number of 2193 above the use by date.

The products bear establishment number “P-33944” immediately below the “Best if Used By:” date on the back of the plastic bag. These items were shipped to BJ's Wholesale Club retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered when the establishment reported to FSIS that it received a complaint from a consumer reporting a chicken tender had a small piece of clear plastic and blue dye inside it.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Andrea Staub, Senior Vice President of Perdue Foods LLC, at 410-341-2755 or by email at andrea.staub@perdue.com. Consumers with questions may call the Perdue Foods LLC hotline at 866-866-3703.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-perdue-frozen-ready-eat-chicken-tender-products-due

Epicurean Butter Recalls “Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter” Because of Possible Health Risk

August 19, 2022

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Epicurean Butter LLC of Thornton, CO, is recalling its 3.5-ounce tubs of " Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter" food due to a recall from our frozen dill supplier, SupHerb Farms, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled "Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter " were distributed at Wegmans Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina, and Washington DC.

The product comes in a 3.5-ounce, black plastic cup with a Wegmans label around and on the lid. The cup has a sealed lidding film under the lid. There is a “Best By” and Lot # printed with blue ink by the label around the cup. The following products are subject to this recall.

Product Name Item # UPC Code Lot # Expiration Date Qty
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16314 07/05/22 43
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16357 07/16/22 121
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16438 07/21/22 84
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16536 08/09/22 92
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16619 08/24/22 252
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16702 09/14/22 84
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16722 09/15/22 42
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16761 09/22/22 30
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16797 09/30/22 95
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16829 10/06/22 126
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16902 10/18/22 135
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 17037 11/17/22 33

These are the ONLY lots affected by this recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Epicurean Butter LLC received notice from its herb supplier that certain lots of frozen dill could potentially be contaminated with listeria based upon a test from one of the supplier’s food manufacturing customers in Canada that used the ingredient in one of their finished products.

Consumers who have purchased 3.5-ounce packages of "Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 303-427-5527, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm Mountain Time Zone (MST).

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/epicurean-butter-recalls-wegmans-lemon-dill-finishing-butter-because-possible-health-risk

The Gluten Free Bar Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashew in The GFB 1.2oz Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites

August 16, 2022

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The Gluten Free Bar of Grand Rapids, MI is issuing a voluntary recall on The GFB 1.2 oz Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites because it may contain a potential undeclared allergen, cashew. People who have any allergy or sensitivity to cashew run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The retail unit is in a 1.2 oz. wrapper (UPC 856818008895) with lot code 041323-174 printed on the back of the wrapper.  Photos of the product and lot code are shown below.  This recall is limited exclusively to the product and lot code listed, no other products are affected by this recall.

The recalled 1.2 oz Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through online retailers as well as at www.thegfb.com.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product potentially contained cashews from an isolated incident and was distributed in packaging that did not declare cashews. To date, one allergic reaction has been reported.

Consumers who have purchased The GFB 1.2 oz Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites with lot code 041323-174 are encouraged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact The Gluten Free Bar at 616-755-8432 Monday - Friday 9am – 5pm EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/gluten-free-bar-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-cashew-gfb-12oz-dark-chocolate-coconut-bites?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Kraft Heinz is announcing a voluntary recall of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend Beverages Due to Potential for Chemical Contaminants

August 16, 2022

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Kraft Heinz is announcing a voluntary recall of approximately 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages.

The voluntary recall comes after diluted cleaning solution, which is used on food processing equipment, was inadvertently introduced into a production line at one of our factories. Only the Wild Cherry flavored Capri Sun products with the case/package information below are affected.

The “Best When Used By” date on the products is June 25, 2023.

The issue was discovered after we received several consumer complaints about the taste of the affected product. The Company is actively working with retail partners and distributors to remove potentially impacted product from circulation.

Consumers who purchased these items should not consume the product and can return it to the store where it was purchased. Consumers can contact Kraft Heinz from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, at 1-800-280-8252 to see if a product is part of the recall and to receive reimbursement.

Kraft Heinz is committed to upholding the highest safety and quality standards.

Product Size Name of Product Packaging Description Manufacturer Code on Pouch Manufacturer Code on Carton Carton UPC
6.6 FL OZ Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend Individual foil pouches packed in paperboard cartons.
Note: Cases shipped to retailers include 4 cartons that are shrink-wrapped together. Product is sold by the carton at retail.
25JUN2023 WXX LYY ####
Note: #### would be between 0733-0900 for product affected by this issue.
XX may be 01, 02, 03, 04, 09, or 10. YY maybe 01 through 12.
25JUN2023 WXX #### CT1404.
Note: #### would be between 0733-1000 for product affected by this issue.
XX maybe 01, 02, or 03.
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Consumer Protection Issues Food Safety Warning for EZ Noble Sushi EZ Noble Sushi is voluntarily recalling the products, which contained unlabeled allergens

August 12, 2022

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The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Food, Standards and Product Safety division is urging Connecticut residents to check their refrigerators for EZ Noble Sushi, which was available for purchase this week at Geissler’s Supermarkets in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

East Windsor-based EZ Noble Sushi is voluntarily recalling several products that lacked allergen information on the labels. EZ Noble Sushi products are sold exclusively at Geissler’s, which has removed the products from shelves. The store is working with EZ Noble Sushi to correct the labels. Unlabeled allergens include eggs, wheat, and milk.

“Properly labeling food products is critical to protecting the health and safety of consumers," said Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Maureen Magnan. "Thank you to our Food Inspectors for their hard work in ensuring product safety, and to EZ Noble Sushi and Geissler’s for working quickly to address this issue.”

EZ Noble Sushi was distributed in all seven Geissler’s Supermarket locations including East Windsor, Windsor, Somers, Bloomfield, South Windsor, Granby, and Agawam, Massachusetts.

Customers who have purchased the affected products are urged not to consume it and dispose of it or return it to the point of purchase. Customers who consumed the products and are feeling unwell should seek medical attention.

To date no illnesses have been reported.

The affected products include:

  • Shrimp tempura and spicy shrimp roll (11.2 oz)- missing egg and wheat allergens
  • Spicy salmon roll (9.6 oz) - missing egg allergen
  • Spicy tuna roll (9.6 oz) - missing egg allergen
  • Spicy shrimp roll (8 oz) - missing egg allergen
  • Philadelphia avocado or cucumber classic roll (8 oz) - milk allergen not declared
  • Pink lady and salmon avocado roll (9 oz) - egg allergen not declared
  • Shrimp tempura & lobster roll (12.8 oz) - missing wheat allergen declaration
  • California crunch roll (9.6 oz) - missing wheat allergen declaration

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/consumer-protection-issues-food-safety-warning-ez-noble-sushi-ez-noble-sushi-voluntarily-recalling

Royal Crest Dairy Voluntarily Recalls 2% Chocolate Milk Due to Undeclared Egg

August 5, 2022

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Royal Crest Dairy, of Longmont Colorado, is voluntarily recalling Farmer’s 2% Reduced Fat Chocolate Milk Pints with the code date of AUG-22 because it has the potential to be contaminated with an undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed in Southern Colorado at the following locations:

  • Pester/Alta #6321- Penrose, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6326-Canon City, Colorado
  • Roller’s Donuts & Pastry Shop-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6324-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6330-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6322-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6122-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6328-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6329-Canon City, Colorado
  • Pester/Alta #6323-Florence, Colorado
  • Kwik Shop #7-Pueblo West, Colorado
  • Mesa Lagrees Grocery #1326-Pueblo, Colorado
  • Parkview Medical Center Coffee Station-Pueblo, Colorado

This Farmer’s 2% Reduced Fat Chocolate Milk is bottled in a food safe, single-trip, polyethylene plastic pint container with a black cap. Label stating “Farmer’s All Natural 2% Reduced Fat Chocolate Milk” is wrapped around bottle.

It appears like chocolate milk, a homogenous brown color, with an expiration date on the back of AUG-22. The Plant Code is #08-66. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Our allergen control procedures were not followed after an egg containing product was run through the filler. Once this mistake was discovered, a recall was initiated and customers who had already received the product were contacted. Preventative actions have been taken including better labeling of the product tanks to prevent human error and additional employee allergen training.

Consumers who have purchased Farmer’s 2% Reduced Fat Chocolate Milk Pints with a code of August 22, 2022, are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact Royal Crest Dairy’s quality lab at 303-722-2272 ext. 333 Monday-Friday 4am-2:30pm, MST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/royal-crest-dairy-voluntarily-recalls-2-chocolate-milk-due-undeclared-egg

VI-Jon, LLC Expands Voluntary Worldwide Recall of All Flavors and Lots within Expiry of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Due to Microbial Contamination

August 4, 2022

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Vi-Jon, LLC is revising a previously reported list of all flavors of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution within expiry that were voluntarily recalled to the consumer level to include product that was distributed in the United States, Canada and Panama. This includes all lots of Cherry Flavor and Grape Flavor of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) within expiry. On July 14, 2022, Vi-Jon, LLC recalled all lots of Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor, 10 FL OZ (296 mL) within expiry. The recall was initiated after Vi-Jon, LLCs third party microbial testing identified the presence of Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens.

Risk Statement: Immunocompromised patients, who consume this product, may be at increased risk for invasive infections caused by Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens that could lead to serious, life-threatening adverse health consequences. To date, Vi-Jon, LLC is aware of 3 (three) reports of serious adverse reactions potentially related to this recall. Vi-Jon, LLC is in the process of investigating these reports.

The product is used for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours. The product is packaged in a 10 oz clear round plastic bottle.

In addition to the lemon flavor, the recall includes the Cherry flavor and Grape flavor noted below in the table.

Affected Brand NDC # UPC #
BEST CHOICE 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRATE 63941-533-38 070038200499
BEST CHOICE 10OZ CHERRY CITRAT 63941-516-38 070038587903
BEST CHOICE 10OZ GRAPE CITRATE 63941-162-38 070038662204
CARE ONE 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 72476-001-38 341520313226
CARE ONE 10OZ CHERRY CIT 72476-002-38 341520000553
CARIBA 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRAT 67860-166-38 646702057012
CVS 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 63868-929-38 050428335178
CVS 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 69842-983-38 050428305942
CVS 10OZ CHERRY CITRAT 69842-647-38 050428297339
CVS 10OZ CHERRY CITRAT 69842-647-38 00050428285152
CVS 10OZ CLR GRAPE CITRATE 69842-763-38 050428307458
CVS 10OZ CLR GRAPE CITRATE         69842-763-38 00050428325032
DISCOUNT DRUG MART 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRAT         53943-166-38 093351028205
EQUALINE 10OZ LEMON MAG CI         41163-709-38 041163500679
EQUALINE 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE         41163-769-38 041163500686
EQUATE 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT SR         49035-506-38 681131287142
EQUATE 10OZ CHERRY CIT SRP         49035-593-38 681131287166
EQUATE 10OZ GRAPE MAG CIT SR         49035-592-38 681131287159
EXCHANGE SELECT 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT         55301-166-38 614299404205
FAMILY WELLNESS 10OZ LEMON CITRATE         55319-666-38 032251580826
FAM WELLNS 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE         55319-164-38 032251577888
GOOD SENSE 10OZ LEMON MAG CI         50804-166-38 846036007374
GOOD SENSE 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE         50804-164-38 846036007398
HARRIS TEETER 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRATE         72036-002-38 072036726124
HEB 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRATE 37808-769-38 041220510863
HEB 10OZ CHERRY CITRAT 37808-673-38 00041220510870
HEB 10OZ GRAPE MAG CITRATE 37808-695-38 00041220510887
HEALTH MART 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 62011-0380-1 052569142158
HEALTH MART 10OZ CHERRY CI 62011-0381-1 052569142165
KROGER 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRAT 30142-899-38 041260001826
KROGER 10OZ GRAPE CITRAT 30142-806-38 041260008719
LEADER 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 70000-0424-1 096295135541
LEADER 10OZ CHERRY CIT 70000-0575-1 096295141061
LEADER 10OZ GRAPE MAG CI 70000-0576-1 096295141054
MAJOR 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRATE 0904-6787-44 309046787440
MEIJER 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 41250-708-38 713733459457
MEIJER 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE 41250-769-38 713733459440
PREMIER VALUE 10OZ LOW SOD LEM CIT 68016-696-38 840986035302
PREMIER VALUE 10OZ CHERRY CI 68016-701-38 840986035296
PUBLIX 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 56062-266-38 041415506732
PUBLIX 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE 56062-264-38 041415505735
QUALITY CHOICE 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 63868-929-38 635515901254
QUALITY CHOICE 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE 63868-018-38 635515901117
REXALL 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRAT 55910-183-38 072785134188
REXALL 10OZ CHERRY CIT 55910-961-38 072785134164
REXALL 10OZ GRAPE MAG CI 55910-615-38 072785134171
RITE AID 10OZ LEMON CITRAT 11822-4330-2 011822433006
RITE AID 10OZ CHERRY CITRATE 11822-4303-2 011822433037
SIGNATURE CARE 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 21130-709-38 321130779155
SIGNATURE CARE 10OZ CHERRY CIT 21130-165-38 321130789710
SOUND BODY 10OZ LEMON MAG CI 50594-166-38 072785114791
SUNMARK 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 70677-0051-1 010939908445
SUNMARK 10OZ CHERRY CI 70677-0053-1 010939910448
SWAN 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRAT 0869-0166-38 072785134058
SWAN 10OZ CHRY CITRATE 0869-0164-38 308690693381
TOPCARE 10OZ LEMON MAG CITRATE 36800-709-38 036800455290
TOPCARE 10OZ CHERRY CI 36800-164-38 036800455306
UP&UP 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 11673-708-38 072785128835
UP&UP 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 11673-666-38 072785128835
WALGREENS 10OZ LEMON MAG CIT 0363-8166-38 311917201603
WALGREENS 10OZ CHERRY CI 0363-8164-38 311917201580
WALGREENS 10OZ GRAPE MAG CIT 0363-7162-38 311917201597

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/vi-jon-llc-expands-voluntary-worldwide-recall-all-flavors-and-lots-within-expiry-magnesium-citrate

Lyons Magnus Voluntarily Recalls 53 Nutritional and Beverage Products Due To The Potential For Microbial Contamination

July 29, 2022

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Lyons Magnus LLC (“Lyons Magnus” or the “Company”) today announced that it is voluntarily recalling nutritional and beverage products due to the potential for microbial contamination, including from the organism Cronobacter sakazakii. The list of recalled products does not include products intended for infants (i.e. under the age of one). While infection related to Cronobacter sakazakii is rare, the common symptoms of illness could include fever, vomiting and urinary tract infection. However, vulnerable and immunocompromised populations may be more susceptible to infection. To date, no illnesses or complaints related to these products have been reported. The recalled products should not be consumed.

Preliminary root cause analysis shows that the products did not meet commercial sterility specifications.

The products are packed in various formats under many different brand names, which are listed in the table below. To identify the Lot Code and Best By Date refer to the top of the carton for individual cartons or the side of the case for multi-carton cases. The 53 products were distributed nationally, while some products were limited in scope.

Anyone who has a recalled product in his or her possession should dispose of it immediately or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers in all time zones with questions may contact the Lyons Recall Support Center 24/7 at 1-800-627-0557, or visit its website at www.lyonsmagnus.com. This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The recalled products are:

Lyons Ready Care        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100466 10045796100463 4512 12/30/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100466 10045796100463 5512 12/31/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100466 10045796100463 5902 11/1/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100442 10045796100449 0012 11/6/2022
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Butter Pecan
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100497 10045796100494 1412 2/15/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Butter Pecan
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100497 10045796100494 6312 2/10/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Butter Pecan
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100497 10045796100494 9312 2/13/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Butter Pecan
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100497 10045796100494 9902 1/4/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Chocolate
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100503 10045796100500 8212 2/2/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100459 10045796100456 3512 12/29/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100459 10045796100456 4512 12/30/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100459 10045796100456 7902 11/3/2022
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 5312 2/9/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 6312 2/10/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 6512 3/2/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 7512 3/3/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 8512 3/4/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 8902 1/3/2023
2.0 High Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Vanilla
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796100916 10045796100913 9902 1/4/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 3712 1/18/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 5212 12/1/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 5712 1/20/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 8512 1/3/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 8902 11/4/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 4712 1/19/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
045796100435 10045796100432 9902 11/5/2022
Lyons Barista style        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Almond Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101654 10045796101651 2012 1/7/2023
Almond Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101654 10045796101651 3012 1/8/2023
Almond Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101654 10045796101651 3712 3/19/2023
Almond Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101654 10045796101651 4012 1/9/2023
Almond Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101654 10045796101651 5712 3/12/2023
Almond Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101654 10045796101651 5012 1/10/2023
Coconut Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101791 10045796101798 1612 3/7/2023
Coconut Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101791 10045796101798 2612 3/8/2023
Coconut Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101791 10045796101798 2712 3/18/2023
Coconut Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101791 10045796101798 3612 3/9/2023
Coconut Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101791 10045796101798 8412 2/22/2023
Oat Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101807 10045796101804 0612 3/6/2023
Oat Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101807 10045796101804 2212 1/27/2023
Oat Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101807 10045796101804 3212 1/28/2023
Oat Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101807 10045796101804 4212 1/29/2023
Oat Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101807 10045796101804 6412 2/20/2023
Oat Non-Dairy Beverage
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
045796101807 10045796101804 7412 2/21/2023
Pirq        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Plant Protein Decadent Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008065 857690008164 5412 2/25/2023
Plant Protein Decadent Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008065 857690008164 6412 5/26/2023
Plant Protein Decadent Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008065 857690008164 7412 5/27/2023
Plant Protein Decadent Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008065 857690008164 8012 4/18/2023
Plant Protein Decadent Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008065 857690008164 9012 4/19/2023
Plant Protein Caramel Coffee
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008089 857690008140 8412 7/27/2023
Plant Protein Caramel Coffee
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008089 857690008140 9412 7/28/2023
Plant Protein Golden Vanilla
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008041 857690008157 3412 5/23/2023
Plant Protein Golden Vanilla
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008041 857690008157 4412 5/24/2023
Plant Protein Golden Vanilla
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008041 857690008157 5012 4/15/2023
Plant Protein Decadent Chocolate
4ct/325ml cartons
857690008065 857690008294 9012 4/19/2023
Plant Protein Caramel Coffee
4ct/325ml cartons
857690008089 857690008270 8412 7/27/2023
Plant Protein Golden Vanilla
4ct/325ml cartons
857690008041 857690008287 4412 5/24/2023
Plant Protein Golden Vanilla
4ct/325ml cartons
857690008041 857690008287 6012 4/16/2023
Plant Protein Golden Vanilla
4ct/325ml cartons
857690008041 857690008287 7012 4/17/2023
Plant Protein Very Strawberry
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008300 857690008331 4412 7/23/2023
Plant Protein Very Strawberry
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008300 857690008331 5412 7/24/2023
Plant Protein Very Strawberry
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008300 857690008331 7012 6/16/2024
Plant Protein Very Strawberry
12ct/325ml cartons
857690008300 857690008331 8012 6/17/2023
Plant Protein Very Strawberry
4ct/325ml cartons
857690008300 857690008317 7012 6/16/2023
Glucerna original 8 FL OZ tetra carton 24 count club case (sold only at costco, bj's wholesale club, and sam'e club        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases Lot Code Best By Date
Chocolate 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685656 70074685649 400254X00 8/1/2023
Chocolate 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685656 70074685649 400264X00 8/1/2023
Chocolate 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685656 70074685649 400274X00 8/1/2023
Chocolate 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685656 70074685649 410364X00 9/1/2023
Strawberry 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685670 70074685663 400244X00 8/1/2023
Strawberry 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685670 70074685663 410354X00 9/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 400194X00 8/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 400204X00 8/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 400214X00 8/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 400224X00 8/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 400234X00 8/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 410294X00 9/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 410304X00 9/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 410314X00 9/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 410334X00 9/1/2023
Vanilla 24ct/237ml cartons 70074685632 70074685625 410344X00 9/1/2023
aLOHA        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Chocolate Sea Salt Plant-Based Protein
4ct/330ml cartons
842096112355 10842096142359 8312 7/12/2023
Chocolate Sea Salt Plant-Based Protein
4ct/330ml cartons
842096112355 10842096142359 9312 7/13/2023
Coconut Plant-Based Protein
4ct/330ml cartons
842096112379 10842096142373 7312 7/11/2023
Vanilla Plant-Based Protein
4ct/330ml cartons
842096112348 10842096142342 7312 7/11/2023
Iced Coffee Plant Based Protein
4ct/330ml cartons
842096112386 10842096142380 0412 7/19/2023
Iced Coffee Plant Based Protein
4ct/330ml cartons
842096112386 10842096142380 9312 7/18/2023
intelligentsia        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
ColdCoffee
12ct/330ml cartons
800222000969 10800222000966 9212 12/2/2022
Oat Latte
12ct/330ml cartons
800222000976 10800222000980 7112 1/4/2023
Oat Latte
12ct/330ml cartons
800222000976 10800222000980 8112 1/5/2023
kate farms        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Pediatric Standard 1.2 Vanilla
12ct/250ml cartons
851823006904 851823006904 2512 6/1/2023
Pediatric Standard 1.2 Vanilla
12ct/250ml cartons
851823006904 851823006904 3512 6/2/2023
Pediatric Standard 1.2 Vanilla
12ct/250ml cartons
851823006904 851823006904 4512 6/3/2023
Pediatric Standard 1.2 Vanilla
12ct/250ml cartons
851823006904 851823006904 5512 6/4/2023
Pediatric Standard 1.2 Vanilla
12ct/250ml cartons
851823006904 851823006904 6512 6/5/2023
oatly        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 112 4/20/2023
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 1112 4/21/2023
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 2902 4/2/2023
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 3902 4/3/2023
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 4902 4/4/2023
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 6112 4/26/2023
Oat-Milk Barista Edition
12ct/32 fl oz slim cartons (Food Service Channel)
190646630058 10190646630055 9012 4/19/2023
premier protein        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Chocolate
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714477 643843714200 2412/2142BT 7/20/2023
Chocolate
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714477 643843714200 3412/2143BT 7/21/2023
Chocolate
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714477 643843714200 4612/2164BT 8/11/2023
Chocolate
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714477 643843714200 5612/2165BT 8/12/2023
Chocolate
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714477 643843714200 66122166BT 8/13/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 0012/2100BT 6/8/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 1012/2101BT 6/9/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 1212/2121BT 6/29/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 1612/2161BT 8/8/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 2012/2102BT 6/10/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 2212/2122BT 6/30/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 3012/2103BT 6/11/2023
Vanilla
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715351 643843718642 4012/2104BT 6/12/2023
Chocolate
18ct/330ml cartons
643843715344 643843718581 9712/2179BT 8/26/2023
Vanilla
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843713944 0612/2160BT 8/7/2023
Vanilla
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843713944 4902/2094BT 6/2/2023
Vanilla
12ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843713944 9512/2159BT 8/6/2023
Vanilla
4ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843714736 4902/2094BT 6/2/2023
Vanilla
4ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843714736 5902/2095BT 6/3/2023
Vanilla
4ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843714736 6902/2096BT 6/4/2023
Vanilla
4ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843714736 7902/2097BT 6/5/2023
Vanilla
4ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843714736 8902/2098BT 6/6/2023
Café Latte
4ct/330ml cartons
643843716686 643843716662 3212/2123BT 7/1/2023
Café Latte
4ct/330ml cartons
643843716686 643843716662 4212/2124BT 7/2/2023
Café Latte
4ct/330ml cartons
643843716686 643843716662 5212/2125BT 7/3/2023
Café Latte
4ct/330ml cartons
643843716686 643843716662 62122126BT 7/4/2023
Café Latte
4ct/330ml cartons
643843716686 643843716662 7212/2127BT 7/5/2023
Café Latte
18ct/330ml cartons
643843716655 643843718567 8212/2128BT 7/6/2023
Vanilla
15ct/330ml cartons
643843714507 643843720461 5902/2095BT 6/3/2023
MRE        
Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Cookies & Cream Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573893 10810044573968 2112 4/22/2023
Cookies & Cream Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573893 10810044573968 3112 4/23/2023
Cookies & Cream Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573893 10810044573968 9612 6/18/2023
Milk Chocolate Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573916 10810044573944 3112 4/23/2023
Milk Chocolate Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573916 10810044573944 4112 4/24/2023
Milk Chocolate Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573916 10810044573944 5112 4/25/2023
Salted Caramel Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573923 10810044573937 1112 4/21/2023
Salted Caramel Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573923 10810044573937 2112 4/22/2023
Salted Caramel Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573923 10810044573937 7612 6/16/2023
Salted Caramel Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573923 10810044573937 8612 6/17/2023
Vanilla Milk Shake Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573909 10810044573951 0112 4/20/2023
Vanilla Milk Shake Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573909 10810044573951 1112 4/21/2023
Vanilla Milk Shake Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573909 10810044573951 6612 6/15/2023
Vanilla Milk Shake Protein Shake
4ct/330ml cartons
810044573909 10810044573951 7612 6/16/2023
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Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Cold Brew Coffee With Oat Milk Original
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006878 10855186006875 3312 12/9/2022
Cold Brew Coffee With Oat Milk Original
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006878 10855186006875 4312 12/10/2022
Cold Brew Coffee With Oat Milk Horchata
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006892 10855186006892 4312 12/10/2022
Cold Brew Coffee With Oat Milk Horchata
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006892 10855186006892 5312 12/11/2022
Cold Brew Coffee With Oat Milk Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006892 10855186006892 6312 12/12/2022
Cold Brew Coffee With Cream & Sugar Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006861 855186006861 0412 12/16/2022
Cold Brew Coffee With Cream & Sugar Chocolate
12ct/325ml cartons
855186006861 855186006861 1412 12/17/2022
Cold Brew Coffee with Cream & Sugar Original
12ct/325ml cartons
855156306847 10855186006844 2312 12/8/2022
Cold Brew Coffee with Cream & Sugar Original
12ct/325ml cartons
855156306847 10855186006844 3312 12/9/2022
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Description UPC Carton UPC Case (if sold in cases) Lot Code Best By Date
Med Plus 2.0 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927307 10074865927304 2312 2/6/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927307 10074865927304 3312 2/7/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927307 10074865927304 7112 1/22/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927307 10074865927304 8112 1/23/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927307 10074865927304 8612 3/14/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556147 10734730556144 5512 12/31/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556147 10734730556144 5902 11/1/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556147 10734730556144 6902 11/2/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556147 10734730556144 7212 12/2/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 0012 11/6/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 2212 11/29/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 3212 11/29/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 4212 11/30/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 5712 1/20/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 6712 1/21/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945493 10074865945490 9902 11/5/2022
Med Plus NSA 1.7 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730310749 10734730310746 1902 12/27/2022
Med Plus NSA 1.7 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730310749 10734730310746 1312 2/5/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Butter Pecan Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927321 10074865927328 0012 1/5/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Butter Pecan Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927321 10074865927328 1412 2/15/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Butter Pecan Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927321 10074865927328 9512 3/5/2023
Med Plus 2.0 Butter Pecan Nutritional Drink
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
074865927321 10074865927328 9902 1/4/2023
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556154 10734730556151 2512 12/28/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556154 10734730556151 3512 12/29/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
12ct/32 fl oz cartons
0734730556154 10734730556151 6902 11/2/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945509 10074865945506 4212 11/30/2022
Thickened Dairy Drink - Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
24ct/8 fl oz cartons
074865945509 10074865945506 6212 12/2/2022

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lyons-magnus-voluntarily-recalls-53-nutritional-and-beverage-products-due-potential-microbial?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

H-E-B Issues Recall for H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Due to Mislabeling

August 1, 2022

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H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store recall for half gallon H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream due to an undeclared allergen. The products contain wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The issue was discovered when H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Cookies & Cream Ice Cream was identified in some cartons labeled as H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. H-E-B Creamy Creations Light Cookies & Cream Ice Cream contains wheat as an ingredient.

The product was sold at H-E-B stores in Texas and Mexico, as well as Mi Tienda stores in Texas. All affected product has been removed from store shelves. There have been no reported illnesses to date.

This recall involves the following product:

UPC Number Product Size Best by Date
4122048399 H-E-B Creamy Creation Light Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream 1/2 gallon 06 Jan 23

Anyone who wants to return the items can take them to their nearest H-E-B store for a full refund. Customers with any questions can contact H-E-B Customer Relations at 1-855-432-4438 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/h-e-b-issues-recall-h-e-b-creamy-creations-light-mint-chocolate-chip-ice-cream-due-mislabeling?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Edgewell Personal Care Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Due to the Presence of Benzene

July 29, 2022

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Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) today issued a voluntary nationwide recall of three batches of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 to the consumer level as outlined in the table below. An internal review found that some samples of the product contained trace levels of benzene. While benzene is not an ingredient in any Banana Boat products, the review showed that unexpected levels of benzene came from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can.

Importantly, no other batches of Hair & Scalp (either before or after these batch codes) and no other Banana Boat products are in the scope of this recall and may continue to be used by consumers safely and as intended.

UPC Description Lot Code Expiration Size
0-79656-04041-8 Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 20016AF December 2022 6 oz
0-79656-04041-8 Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 20084BF February 2023 6 oz
0-79656-04041-8 Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 21139AF April 2024 6 oz

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin and it potentially can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life threatening. To date, Edgewell has not received any adverse events related to this recall. Benzene is ubiquitous in the environment. Humans around the world have daily exposures to it indoors and outdoors from multiple sources. Daily exposure to benzene in the recalled products would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences according to an independent health assessment using established exposure modeling guidelines.  

The voluntarily recalled sunscreen spray products are packaged in aerosol cans. The products were distributed nationwide in the United States through various retailers and online. Edgewell has notified its retailers to remove any remaining recalled product from shelves. Banana Boat will also offer reimbursement for consumers who have purchased a product marked with one of the lot codes in the table above. Lot codes are located on the bottom of the can. Consumers should stop using the affected product immediately and appropriately discard.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall may contact Edgewell Personal Care at 1-888-686-3988 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Consumers may also visit www.bananaboat.com for more information and to learn how to receive reimbursement for eligible products. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have any questions, concerns or have experienced any problems related to using these aerosol sunscreen products.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/edgewell-personal-care-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-banana-boat-hair-scalp-sunscreen-due?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Conagra Brands, Inc., Recalls Frozen Beef Products (PF Chang's brand) Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

July 30, 2022

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Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 119,581 pounds of frozen beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The products are labeled as beef and broccoli but contain orange chicken. These items were produced on May 26 and May 27, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 22-oz. plastic bag packages containing “P.F. CHANG’S HOME MENU BEEF & BROCCOLI” with lot code “5006 2146 2012” and “BEST BY MAY 21 2023”.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P115” on the side panel above the nutrition facts. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and impacts only the P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Beef & Broccoli product listed. It does not include any product sold at P.F. Chang’s restaurants.   

The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS that it received two consumer complaints that the beef and broccoli package contained a chicken-based product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Conagra Brands Consumer Care line at (800) 280-0301 or Consumer.Care@conagra.com. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Daniel Hare, Senior Director of Communications, Conagra Brands, Inc., at (312) 549-5355 or Daniel.Hare@conagra.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/conagra-brands-inc--recalls-frozen-beef-products-due-misbranding-and-undeclared

Wismettac Asian Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Dashi Soup Base

July 26, 2022

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Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc., Santa Fe Springs, CA is recalling 17.6 oz packages of Marutomo Dashi Soup Base because they may contain undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was distributed in California and Nevada through restaurants and retail stores.

The product comes in a 17.6 oz, blue plastic package with a sticker label in English on the back side of the package. The affected Best Before dates were distributed between July 1, 2021 and July 22, 2022. The UPC for the product is 074410374020.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product containing wheat and soybean was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat and soybean. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a human error during product label checking process.

The distribution of the product has been ceased until the company is certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at recall@wismettacusa.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wismettac-asian-foods-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-wheat-and-soy-dashi-soup-base?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Chocolate Covered Blueberries

July 28, 2022

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Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections of Freeport, Maine is recalling its 8 oz resealable package of milk chocolate covered blueberries because they may contain undeclared chocolate covered almonds. People who have allergies to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled Milk Chocolate Blueberries were distributed throughout New England, in retail stores, and nationwide through mail orders.

The product comes in Wilbur’s branded 8-ounce, resealable zippered pouch bag, with UPC # 81321300430 and an expiration date of April 5, 2023 stamped on the backside.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after a customer discovered chocolate covered almonds in a package (of milk chocolate covered blueberries). The blueberry packaging does not reveal the presence of almonds. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s packaging process. The process has been corrected and the company has instituted additional safety checks and corrective actions.

Consumers with nut allergies, who have purchased 8 oz packages of milk chocolate covered blueberries, with the best by date of 4/5/23, are encouraged to return them to place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (207) 865-4071 or email at www.wilburs.com.  Phone reports or questions will be monitored seven days a week between the hours of 9:00AM and 5:30PM (EST), email correspondences Monday-Friday, from 8:00AM-5:00PM.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wilburs-maine-chocolate-confections-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-almonds-chocolate-covered?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Rachael’s Food Corporation Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Wrap Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

July 30, 2022

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Rachael’s Food Corporation, a Chicopee, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,246 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry wrap products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ready-to-eat meat and poultry wraps were produced from July 15, 2022, through July 20, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 7.5-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Italian Style Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Enjoy before” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 7.5-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Italian Style Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 7.5-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Turkey Club Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Enjoy before” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 7.5-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Turkey Club Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 7.5-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Buffalo Style Chicken Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Enjoy before” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 7.5-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Buffalo Style Chicken Wrap” and with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 8-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “ATLANTIS FRESH MARKET Chicken Caesar Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Enjoy before” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 8-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “RACHAEL’S FOOD CORPORATION Chicken Caesar Wrap” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.
  • 8-oz. sealed plastic container packages containing “ALL TOWN CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP” with lot codes 22195, 22196, 22199 and 22200, and “Sell Through” dates of 07/30/22. 07/31/22, 08/01/22, 08/02/22 and 08/03/22 represented on the label.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST 34657” or “P34657” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York.  
                  
The problem was discovered by FSIS during follow-up procedures after a routine FSIS product sample confirmed positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Michael Pepin, VP Operations of Rachael’s Food Corp, at (413) 888-1629 or mpepin@thencd.com.
https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/rachaels-food-corporation-recalls-ready-eat-meat-and-poultry-wrap-products-due

Danny’s Sub and Pizza Recalls Meat Pizza Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

July 28, 2022

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Danny’s Sub and Pizza, a Cape Coral, Fla. establishment doing business as Danny’s Cuban Pizza, is recalling approximately 19,275 pounds of frozen meat pizza products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The individual size frozen Cuban style meat pizzas were produced from January 2020 through July 2022. The following products are subject to recall [View labels]:

  • 14-oz. plastic shrink wrapped frozen packages containing a single-serving of “DANNY’S CUBAN PIZZA AUTHENTIC CUBAN STYLE pepperoni” with no lot code, packaging dates, or other identifying information represented on the label.
  • 14-oz. plastic shrink wrapped frozen packages containing a single-serving of “DANNY’S CUBAN PIZZA AUTHENTIC CUBAN STYLE chorizo” with no lot code, packaging dates, or other identifying information represented on the label.
  • 17.5-oz. plastic shrink wrapped frozen packages containing a single-serving of “DANNY’S CUBAN PIZZA AUTHENTIC CUBAN STYLE Hawaiian” with no lot code, packaging dates, or other identifying information represented on the label.
  • 14-oz. plastic shrink wrapped frozen packages containing a single-serving of “DANNY’S CUBAN PIZZA AUTHENTIC CUBAN STYLE ham” with no lot code, packaging dates, or other identifying information represented on the label.

The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number or a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida and Texas.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities when it was determined that the meat pizza products were produced in an establishment that was not inspected by USDA.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/dannys-sub-and-pizza-recalls-meat-pizza-products-produced-without-benefit-inspection

Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in AIVIA Whey Protein + Power Herbs Meal Replacement Shakes

July 23, 2022

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Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. of Spanish Fork, UT is announcing that it initiated a voluntarily recall of two AIVIA Whey Protein & Power Herbs meal replacement products because labels do not declare milk. Customers with a milk allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may experience a serious allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.

The AIVIA Whey Protein & Power Herbs products with the affected lot numbers and expiration dates were distributed between September 1, 2021, and July 20, 2022, throughout the United States via direct-to-consumer online sales and through independent distributors who sell product online or at independent health food stores.

July 22, 2022 - Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. of Spanish Fork, UT is announcing that it initiated a voluntarily recall of two AIVIA Whey Protein & Power Herbs meal replacement products because labels do not declare milk. Customers with a milk allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may experience a serious allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.

The AIVIA Whey Protein & Power Herbs products with the affected lot numbers and expiration dates were distributed between September 1, 2021, and July 20, 2022, throughout the United States via direct-to-consumer online sales and through independent distributors who sell product online or at independent health food stores.

US22711 - AIVIA Whey Protein + Power Herbs Chocolate Net Wt. 1.35 lbs.

NSP LOT # EXP DATE BATCH #
001244188 19-May-23 10053964
001247878 8-Jun-23 10054936
001284080 16-Jan-24 10062979
001285198 25-Jan-24 10063351

US22712 - AIVIA Whey Protein + Power Herbs Vanilla Beans Net Wt. 1.33 lbs.

NSP LOT # EXP DATE BATCH #
001244906 20-May-23 10053968
001247962 10-Jun-23 10054939
001283964 13-Jan-24 10062695

No illnesses or deaths have been reported to date.

Customers may choose to dispose of the product and receive a full product credit or continue to consume the product if they do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.  Customers with affected products can contact the company by calling (800) 223-8225 between the hours of 9:00 and 5:00 p.m. MST, or email to productrecall@natr.com

Nature’s Sunshine cares about the wellbeing of our customers. As a result, we are taking every effort to individually notify affected consumers. We are making this announcement in case any affected products remain in commerce. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/natures-sunshine-products-inc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-aivia-whey-protein-power-herbs?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Natural Grocers® Issues Voluntary Recall on Organic Amaranth Grain Due to Potential Presence of Salmonella

July 22, 2022

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Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery retailer, is voluntarily recalling Natural Grocers® Brand 1-pound Organic Amaranth Grain due to potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

This recall was initiated when the company received a notification by its supplier of the potential presence of Salmonella in specific lots of Organic Amaranth.  The company has received no reports of illness or injury to date.

The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags weighing 1-pound and bearing the “Natural Grocers” label. Only packages bearing the following pack dates are being recalled at this time: 22-102, 22-103, 22-130, and 22-194. The pack date can be found on the lower left-hand side of the label near the USDA Organic seal.

UPC Code Description Packed on Dates
000080125501 Organic Amaranth Grain 1 LB 22-102, 22-103, 22-130, and 22-194

The recalled product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers’ stores in those states at: https://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-directory.

Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use immediately and discard or return the product for credit or refund. If a consumer experiences the symptoms listed above and believes they may have been exposed to Salmonella, they are urged to report to a medical provider.

  • Consumers who have questions may contact the company by calling Customer Service at 303-986-4600, ext. 80801, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (MST).
  • Media Contact: Katie Macarelli / kmacarelli@naturalgrocers.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/natural-grocersr-issues-voluntary-recall-organic-amaranth-grain-due-potential-presence-salmonella?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Eat Just, Inc. Recalls Just Egg Chopped Spring Greens Because of Possible Health Risk

July 21, 2022

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Eat Just, Inc. (“Eat Just”), located in Alameda, CA, is voluntarily recalling select lots of JUST Egg Chopped Spring Greens products from a limited number of retail stores located in five states, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The voluntarily recalled product was distributed to a select number of retail stores located in AZ, CA, OK, LA, and TX.

The recalled lots tested negative for Listeria monocytogenes before leaving the manufacturing facility. However, another lot that shares ingredients with the recalled lots has tested positive. The lot that tested positive has not been released to the public. Out of an abundance of caution, Eat Just is voluntarily recalling the three lots identified below.

No illnesses have been reported with the products being recalled to date.

Products subject to the voluntary recall are identified by Use By Dates and Lot numbers:

Product Case Code UPC Code Use By - Lot
Spring Green Flavor – Chopped Egg and Vegetables 6 x 12 oz. 10191011001029 1 91011 00101 5 JUN 10 2023 1612
Spring Green Flavor – Chopped Egg and Vegetables 6 x 12 oz. 10191011001029 1 91011 00101 5 JUN 29 2023 1802
Spring Green Flavor – Chopped Egg and Vegetables 6 x 12 oz. 10191011001029 1 91011 00101 5 JUN 30 2023 1812
  • USE BY JUN 10 2023  1612
  • USE BY JUN 29 2023  1802
  • USE BY JUN 30 2023  1812

The product date and lot code is located above the UPC (bar code) on the back of the package.

To date, a total of 21 packages of the recalled product have been sold to consumers. If you have the recalled product, it should be discarded and not consumed. For more information, consumers may call Eat Just customer care at (844) 423-6637 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time or email wecare@ju.st. Customers who purchased any of the recalled products may receive a full refund at the location of purchase.

No other Eat Just products are part of this voluntary recall. All other products are safe to consume.

Eat Just is coordinating closely with regulatory officials.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/eat-just-inc-recalls-just-egg-chopped-spring-greens-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Voluntary Recall of Certain Over-the-Counter Products-Family Dollar

July 21, 2022

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Family Dollar is initiating a voluntary retail level product recall of certain products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that were stored and inadvertently shipped to certain stores on or around May 1, 2022 through June 10, 2022 due to product being stored outside of labeled temperature requirements.

To date, Family Dollar has not received any consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this recall.

A list of the recalled products is attached. This recall goes to the retail store level.

Family Dollar has notified its affected stores asking them to check their stock immediately and to quarantine and discontinue the sale of any affected product. Customers that may have bought affected product may return such product to the Family Dollar store where they were purchased without receipt. This recall does not apply to Delaware, Alaska, Hawaii as no Family Dollar stores in Delaware received any products subject to this recall and Family Dollar does not have any stores in Alaska or Hawaii.

Customers with questions regarding this recall may contact Family Dollar Customer Service at 844-636-7687 between 9am and 5pm EST. Customers should contact their physician or health care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/voluntary-recall-certain-over-counter-products?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Albertsons Companies Voluntarily Recalls Select ReadyMeals Seafood Products Due to Undeclared Allergens 

July 19, 2022

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Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) has voluntarily recalled three ReadyMeals seafood items prepared in store due to allergens not listed on the ingredient labels. The recall was initiated after an internal technical review identified missing ingredients containing allergens.

Consumers who have certain food allergies or severe sensitivities run the risk of serious or life - threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products and are urged not to consume these items. These consumers should discard the products or return them to their local store for a full refund.

There have been no reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

The select ReadyMeals seafood items were available for purchase at the following Albertsons Cos. store banners: ACME, Albertsons, Andronico’s Community Markets, Balducci’s, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, JewelOsco, King’s, Pak ‘N Save, Safeway, Shaw’s, Star Market and Vons.

The specified store banners are located in the following states: Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Washington state, Washington D.C., and Wyoming.

Consumers with questions should contact Albertsons Cos. Customer Service Center at 1-877-723-3929 for additional information Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. PST.

Product Recall Details: 

Product Name Size Undeclared Allergens Packaging UPC Sell Thru Dates Store Banners States
ReadyMeals
Shrimp
Cooked with
Cocktail
Sauce
12oz Crustacean
(Shrimp),
Fish
(Anchovy)
Clear plastic container with four compartments 23463800000 All Sell
Thru Dates up to and including July 18
ACME,
Albertsons,
Andronico’s
Community
Markets,
Balducci’s,
CarrsSafeway,
Eagle, JewelOsco, King’s,
Pak ‘N Save, Safeway,
Shaw’s, Star
Market, Vons
AK, CA, CO, CT,
DE, ID,
IL, IA,
ME,
MD,
MA, NE, NH, NV,
NJ, NM,
NY, PA,
RI, SD,
VT, VA,
WA, DC,
WY
ReadyMeals
Snow Crab
Legs
Imitation
Surimi
12oz Crustacean
(Crab), Egg,
Fish
(Pollock
Whiting,
Anchovy),
Wheat
Clear plastic container with four compartments 23463900000 All Sell
Thru Dates up to and including
July 18
ACME,
Albertsons,
Andronico’s
Community
Markets,
Balducci’s,
CarrsSafeway,
Eagle, JewelOsco, King’s,
Pak ‘N Save, Safeway,
Shaw’s, Star
Market, Vons
AK, CA,
CO, CT,
DE, ID,
IL, IA,
ME,
MD,
MA, NE, NH, NV,
NJ, NM,
NY, PA,
RI, SD,
VT, VA,
WA, DC,
WY
ReadyMeals Crab &
Shrimp with
Cocktail
Sauce
12oz Crustacean
(Shrimp/
Crab), Egg,
Fish
(Pollock
Whiting,
Anchovy),
Wheat, Soy
Clear plastic container with four compartments 23253500000 All Sell
Thru Dates up to and including July 18
ACME,
Albertsons,
Andronico’s
Community
Markets,
Balducci’s,
CarrsSafeway,
Eagle, JewelOsco, King’s,
Pak ‘N Save, Safeway,
Shaw’s, Star
Market, Vons
AK, CA, CO, CT,
DE, ID,
IL, IA,
ME,
MD,
MA, NE, NH, NV,
NJ, NM,
NY, PA,
RI, SD,
VT, VA,
WA, DC,
WY

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/albertsons-companies-voluntarily-recalls-select-readymeals-seafood-products-due-undeclared-allergens                   

MSI Express Inc. Recalls Unilever Food Solutions U.S. Knorr Curry Chicken and Rice Soup Mix Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen 

July 20, 2022

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MSI Express Inc., a Grand Prairie, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 16,498 pounds of chicken and rice soup mix products, due to misbranding and undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The not heat treated, shelf stable, Thai-style curry chicken with rice soup mix items were produced on January 19, 2022, and January 31, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 1.29-lb. (583 g) plastic pouch packages containing “KNORR PROFESSIONAL SOUP du jour RED THAI STYLE CURRY CHICKEN WITH RICE SOUP MIX” with “best by” dates of January 19, 2024, for products distributed in the United States, and April 26, 2023, for products distributed in Canada.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P- 44055” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed in the United States and Canada to professional food service trades, such as restaurants, cafeterias, fast food chains, and sports stadiums, as well as through online sales.
                                
The problem was discovered when the establishment notified FSIS that it performed allergen testing validation on finished soup. It was determined that the finished soup tested positive for dairy, an allergen that was not declared on the product label, due to the establishment receiving the incorrect ingredient component.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may in the pantries of consumers, restaurants, and food service locations. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them and restaurants are urged not to serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can go to www.foodsolutionsrecall.com. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Unilever Nutrition Head of Media, Jena Sussman, at 201-500-9100 or MediaRelations.USA@unilever.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/msi-express-inc--recalls-unilever-food-solutions-u-s--knorr-curry-chicken-and-rice

Crown Prince, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil Due to the Presence of Detectable Levels of PFAS Chemicals   

July 15, 2022

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CROWN PRINCE, INC. is recalling 3 oz. canned Crown Prince Natural Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil because FDA testing found detectable levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

No illnesses have been reported to date from this product.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a diverse group of human-made chemicals used in a wide range of consumer and industrial products. PFAS do not easily break down and some types have been shown to accumulate in the environment and in our bodies. Exposure to certain types of PFAS have been linked to serious health effects, including but not limited to, increased cholesterol levels, increases in high-blood pressure, pre-eclampsia in pregnant women, developmental effects, decreases in immune response, changes in liver function, and increases in certain types of cancer.

Crown Prince decided to issue the recall out of an abundance of caution after learning of the test results from FDA.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide to natural food stores, grocery stores and online retailers. Details of the recalled product are listed below:
Crown Prince Natural Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil Product of China 3 oz can Can UPC – 0 73230 00853 5

If consumers have any of this product in their homes, they are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Crown Prince at 1-800-447-2524 between 7:30 am – 4:00 pm PDT, Monday-Friday, or contact customer service at cservice@crownprince.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/crown-prince-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-smoked-baby-clams-olive-oil-due-presence-detectable-levels?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Sweet Loren’s, Inc Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert On Undeclared Gluten in Product   

July 18, 2022

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Sweet Loren’s of New York, NY is voluntarily recalling a single lot code of Sweet Loren’s Sugar Cookie Dough 12oz, because it may contain traces of gluten in product labeled as gluten free. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to gluten potentially run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Sweet Loren’s Sugar Cookie Dough 12oz was distributed in FL, LA, MA, NY, NJ, SC, NC, OR, UT, IL, TX, GA, CA, CO, WA, IN, PA, MD, DC, TN, AL, MI, OH, DC, KY, AR, AK through retail grocery stores.

The lot of product recalled is Sweet Loren’s Sugar Cookie Dough 12oz Lot Code AF22 115, Best By Date 12/1/2022.

This issue was identified through testing of the product in-house. The oat flour used was determined to have traces of gluten despite having documentation (COA) declaring it to be gluten free.

No other lots of Sweet Loren’s Sugar Cookie Dough are included in this recall.

Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1(855) 496-0532 7 days a week from 9am-10pm Eastern Time or email QA@sweetlorens.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/sweet-lorens-inc-issues-voluntary-allergy-alert-undeclared-gluten-product?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Stormberg Foods LLC Recalls Chicken Strips and Chicken Crisps Products for Dogs Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination   

July 12, 2022

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Stormberg Foods is recalling various sizes and batches of our Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treat, Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treat, and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps Dog Treat products due to a potential contamination of Salmonella. On July 6, 2022, the firm was notified by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS) that a sample they collected tested positive for Salmonella spp.

Salmonella can affect pets eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with these products should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled products and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

Stormberg Foods and NCDA & CS are continuing their investigation into the cause of the problem.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Products affected are:

Product Size UPC Batch No. Exp Dates
Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips 1 oz 8 50025 54628 7 All batch numbers 06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips 4 oz 8 50025 54611 9 All batch numbers 06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips 10 oz 8 50025 54610 2 All batch numbers 06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips 4 oz 8 50025 54682 9 All batch numbers 06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps 4 oz 8 60001 92832 7 All batch numbers 06/06/23 to 06/23/23
Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps 8 oz 8 60001 92833 4 All batch numbers 06/06/23 to 06/23/23

See product images for verification of products being recalled. Coding information may be found on the back of each package to the left or right of the UPC code.

The products were distributed between June 8, 2022 and June 22, 2022. These products were packaged in branded plastic bags in carboard master cases and shipped primarily to warehouses located in CA, MN, NC and RI. Products are then shipped nationwide to retail facilities and consumers via the internet.

Consumers who have purchased these products and/or have pets who have become ill are urged to notify stormbergship@gmail.com immediately with all product information for return or proper disposal information. Consumers with questions may contact the customer services department via (919) 947-6011, Monday – Saturday 3:00am – 9:00 pm EST or email 24h/day.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/stormberg-foods-llc-recalls-chicken-strips-and-chicken-crisps-products-dogs-due-possible-salmonella?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Select Bakery Products Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material   

July 12, 2022

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Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC announced today a voluntary recall, out of an abundance of caution, of a limited quantity of a select list of baked snacks products due to the potential presence of hard plastic pieces. The company became aware of this issue as a result of internal quality assurance surveillance.

This recall is limited exclusively to the Enjoy Life products and Best By Dates listed in the grid below which are sold in retail stores and online in the United States and Canada. No other Enjoy Life Foods products are affected by this voluntary recall.

There have been no reports of injury or illness received by Enjoy Life Foods to date related to these products.

Consumers who have this product should not eat it and should discard any product they may have but should keep any available packaging and contact the company at 1-855-543-5335, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall and how to receive a refund. Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Product Description Retail UPC Best By Date Image
Enjoy Life – Soft Baked Cookies – Snickerdoodle, 6.oz 853522000184 3/4/2023
3/10/2023
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Enjoy Life – Soft Baked Cookies – Chocolate Chip, 6 oz 853522000191 2/5/2023
2/6/2023
3/5/2023
See image below
Enjoy Life – Soft Baked Cookies – Double Chocolate Brownie, 6 oz 853522000214 3/6/2023 See image below
Enjoy Life – Soft Baked Cookies – Sunseed Butter Chocolate Chip, 6 oz 819597013801 3/3/2023 See image below
Enjoy Life – Soft Baked Cookies – Monster, 6 oz 819597013818 2/6/2023
3/3/2023
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Enjoy Life Chewy Bars – Sunseed Crunch, 5.75 oz 853522000627 3/3/2023 See image below
Enjoy Life Chewy Bars – Caramel Blondie, 5.75 oz 819597011258 3/3/2023
3/4/2023
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Enjoy Life Soft Baked Fruit & Oat Breakfast Ovals - Apple Cinnamon, 8.8 oz 819597012569 2/12/2023
2/13/2023
2/20/2023
3/12/2023
3/13/2023
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Enjoy Life Soft Baked Fruit & Oat Breakfast Ovals – Chocolate Chip Banana, 8.8 oz 819597012576 1/6/2023
1/7/2023
1/19/2023
1/20/2023
2/12/2023
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Enjoy Life Soft Baked Fruit & Nut Breakfast Ovals – Berry Medley, 8.8 oz 819597012583 2/10/2023
2/11/2023
2/17/2023
3/10/2023
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Enjoy Life Brownie Bites – Rich Chocolate, 4.76 oz 819597013290 1/10/2023 See image below
Enjoy Life Brownie Bites – Salted Caramel, 4.76 oz 819597013313 1/10/2023 See image below
Enjoy Life Soft Baked Cookies - Amazon Variety Pack - (2SND,1CC,1OAT,1SBCC,1MSTR) - 6/6 oz 10819597014515

9/24/2022
1/20/2023

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https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/enjoy-life-natural-brands-llc-conducts-nationwide-voluntary-recall-select-bakery-products-due?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Ready Dough Pizza Inc. Recalls Pepperoni Pizza Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection and also Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens   

July 15, 2022

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Ready Dough Pizza Inc., a Hialeah, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,584 pounds of pepperoni pizza products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Additionally, the product contains milk, wheat, and soybeans, known allergens. Some of the products have no ingredient label and others had the wrong ingredient label.

The frozen Cuban-style pepperoni pizza items were produced from Jan. 12, 2022, through July 13, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:       

  • 14-oz. box packages containing “PIZZA CUBANA CUBAN STYLE PEPPERONI PIZZA”. 

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection. Additionally, the products did not have the proper ingredients statement. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities when it was determined that the pepperoni pizza products did not have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced in an establishment that was not inspected by USDA. The agency also found that some products had the wrong ingredient label or no ingredient labels at all.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Jordy Figueroa, Vice President, Ready Dough Pizza Inc., at 305-364-5434 or readydoughpizzainc@gmail.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/ready-dough-pizza-inc--recalls-pepperoni-pizza-products-produced-without-benefit

URGENT: Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Natierra Organic Freeze- Dried Blueberry (lot # 2021363-1 & 2022026-1) Due to levels of Lead   

July 14, 2022

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BrandStorm Inc. announced it is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of Organic Freeze-Dried Blueberry (lot # 2021363-1 & 2022026-1) pouches because of the presence or potential presence of lead above the FDA's recommended limits; per the serving size specified on the nutritional facts panel.

People with high blood levels of lead may show no symptoms, but the condition may cause damage to the nervous system and internal organs. Acute lead poisoning may cause a wide range of symptoms, including abdominal pain, muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and bloody or decreased urinary output. Children are particularly vulnerable to lead poisoning.

If a child is exposed to enough lead for a protracted period of time (e.g., weeks to months) permanent damage to the central nervous system can occur. This can result in learning disorders, developmental defects, and other long-term health problems.

Natierra Organic Freeze-Dried Blueberries 1.2oz were distributed in the United States through retail and online stores services. The issue is isolated of two batches of Natierra Freeze-Dried Blueberries with the following codes Best By Date 12/2024 & 01/2025.

  • Lot 2021363-1, Best By Date: 12/2024 
    • 1 serving, 1.2oz (34g), UPC 812907011160
  • Lot 2022026-1, Best By Date: 01/2025 
    • 1 serving, 1.2oz (34g), UPC 812907011160

The impacted product is sold in white and blue pouch with Natierra brand and Logo. The product can be identified by checking the product name, manufacturer details and lot number on the bottom right of the pouch.

The concern was identified upon testing conducted by a lab in Maryland. An investigation was conducted by the packing site. The original heavy metal reports received for the crop year showed no presence of lead and-or cause for batch testing. After further investigation it was found that the products county of Origin is Lithuania and aggressive monitoring of heavy metals may be deemed necessary. As an immediate action the packing site is actively working to enhance food safety system by implementing mandatory batch testing for heavy metal.

Do not consume the product impacted. Consumers who purchased Natierra Organic Freeze-Dried Blueberries 1.2oz, with lot Code 2021363-1 or 2022026-1 should discard of the product. Refunds are available at the location of purchase. Returns will be provided at the point of sale through validation of lot codes on the affected pouches. Those who purchased online at www.Natierra.com can email salesadmin@BrandStormInc.com to request a refund. Customers with questions may call 310-559-0259, 8am – 4:30pm PST, email salesadmin@BrandStormInc.com or send a direct message utilizing www.Natierra.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/urgent-nationwide-voluntary-recall-natierra-organic-freeze-dried-blueberry-lot-2021363-1-2022026-1

Belfonte Dairy Announces Recall of Belfonte Premium Ice Cream “Chocolate to Die For” 1.5 Quart Package   

July 13, 2022

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Belfonte Dairy is announcing a recall of the 1.5 quarts (1.41 L)“Chocolate to Die For” Premium Ice Cream produced at its Kansas City ice cream manufacturing facility. The product may contain undeclared peanuts. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected products were sold and distributed to customers at Hy-Vee, Cash Saver, Harps, Price Mart and Heartland Stores and distributors in the following areas: 

  • Kansas City, Missouri Metro Area, including Kansas City, Kansas
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Columbia, Missouri
  • Springfield, Missouri, and surrounding areas

If consumers have the Belfonte “Chocolate to Die For” Premium Ice Cream, with the codes listed in the image below, they can return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

Affected product details

1.5-Quart Belfonte Ice Cream Flavor, “Chocolate to Die For” with UPC 83057 17049 and the use by dates and plant codes detailed in the image below:

Belfonte initiated the recall after receiving a consumer complaint, where it was discovered that the Chocolate to Die For cartons of ice cream were distributed in packages that did not declare the presence of peanuts. Belfonte has not received any reports of illness associated with this product to date.

To ensure 100% containment of the product, Belfonte Dairy is recalling all 1.5-quart packages of “Chocolate to Die For Ice Cream” with the two use-by dates indicated in the image above. Other Belfonte Dairy products are not part of this recall. 

Belfonte Ice Cream & Dairy Foods Co. is working with the FDA to thoroughly investigate the matter and comply with all necessary recall procedures.

Consumers with questions may contact Belfonte seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST via email at https://www.belfontedairy.com/contact/ or by calling 1-816-231-2000

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/belfonte-dairy-announces-recall-belfonte-premium-ice-cream-chocolate-die-15-quart-package?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Tovala Issues a Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Prepared Meals   

July 12, 2022

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Tovala of Chicago, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling Gochujang-Glazed Pork Chop Bowl and Gochujang-Glazed Salmon Bowl prepared meals, because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these meals.

The Gochujang-Glazed Pork Chop Bowl and Gochujang-Glazed Salmon Bowl meals were distributed through Tovala’s weekly direct-to-consumer meal delivery service to customers across the continental United States who selected the meals for delivery the week of July 4, 2022. Tovala directly notified customers by email and push notifications who were shipped the affected meals, as well as disabled the QR codes used for cooking the meals.

The Gochujang-Glazed Pork Chop Bowl and Gochujang-Glazed Salmon Bowl meals are packaged in individual meal sleeves or boxes that include a meal card with a QR code and labeled as Gochujang-Glazed Pork Chop Bowl and Gochujang-Glazed Salmon Bowl. The affected meals are marked with Enjoy By dates between 7/11/22 through 7/14/22. No other Tovala meals are impacted by this recall.

This recall was initiated after Tovala discovered that an ingredient sourced from a third-party supplier contained an undeclared peanut allergen. The ingredient was used in the Gochujang Glaze, which was included in the recalled meals. To date, the company has received one report of an adverse reaction.

Consumers who may still have the recalled meals should immediately dispose of them. For more information, please contact Tovala at support@tovala.com, or 312-818-4437 (Mon.-Thurs. 9am-7pm, Fri. 9am-6pm, Sat. and Sun. closed CT) or reach out via live chat on tovala.com (Mon.-Thurs. 9am-10pm, Fri. 9am-8pm, Sat. and Sun. 11am-6pm CT).

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tovala-issues-voluntary-allergy-alert-undeclared-peanuts-prepared-meals?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Big Olaf Creamery Recalls Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk  

July 13, 2022

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Big Olaf Creamery of Sarasota, Florida is recalling all flavors and all lots of Big Olaf brand ice cream products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The product was sold at Big Olaf retailers in Florida as well as to consumers in restaurants and senior homes, and one location in Fredericksburg, Ohio.

The Big Olaf brand ice cream was sold to consumers in plastic pint size containers, plastic ½ gallon containers, and plastic 2.5-gallon tubs, scoopable are sold to the independent retail stores. All flavors, lots, codes, and all expiration dates through 6/30/2022 are included in this recall.

Based on epidemiological information shared by the CDC and State Officials, Big Olaf may be a potential source of illness in an ongoing Listeria monocytogenes outbreak.

On Friday July 1, 2022, Big Olaf Creamery was informed of an outbreak investigation by the Florida Department of Health and Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services and immediately ceased production and distribution of the ice cream product.

As of Friday, July 8th, 2022, the CDC reported that a total of 23 people were infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes from 10 states. Eighteen people interviewed reported eating ice cream, 10 reported eating Big Olaf Creamery brand ice cream or eating at locations that might have been supplied by Big Olaf Creamery. This is an ongoing investigation and other ice cream brands not related to Big Olaf were mentioned as a possible source as well.

Big Olaf Creamery and all retailers supplied did not receive any complaints regarding product defect or sickness. No formal complaints were filed with the Florida Department of Health as of July 1st, 2022.

Based on the information provided and upon the ongoing investigation, the company has ceased production and distribution of the ice cream product and is currently working with FDA by voluntarily recalling the product.

Big Olaf is cooperating fully with regulatory authorities to successfully return all suspected products and has requested retailers to stop sales and dispose of product. Consumers who have purchased Big Olaf Ice Cream Products should not consume these products and dispose of them immediately. Any areas, containers, and serving utensils that may have touched the ice cream should be cleaned.

Consumers that may have any questions about the recall may call 941-365-7483, Monday – Saturday from 8:00am – 5:00 pm EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/big-olaf-creamery-recalls-ice-cream-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Withdraws All Potato Salad Varieties Due to Presumptive Positive Microbial Test Result 

July 8, 2022

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Out of an abundance of caution, Hy-Vee, Inc. is voluntarily withdrawing all varieties and all sizes of its Hy-Vee Potato Salad and Mealtime Potato Salad due to a presumptive positive microbial result on the line that the potatoes were processed on. While final test results are not expected for approximately 7-10 days, due to the holiday weekend Hy-Vee elected to withdraw all product today from its shelves and service cases pending final test results.

The voluntary withdrawal includes all varieties and all sizes of Hy-Vee Potato Salad and Mealtime Potato Salad available from grab-and-go refrigerated cases and/or deli service cases in all Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Drugstore and Dollar Fresh Market locations – as we well as Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh convenience stores – across the company’s eight-state region of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The expiration dates are between July 31, 2022, and Aug. 4, 2022.

The list below outlines the products that have been withdrawn. No other Hy-Vee or Mealtime branded salads are impacted. To date, there have been no reports of illness or complaints involving the products addressed in this withdrawal.

  • HY-VEE OLD FASHIONED POTATO SALAD
  • HY-VEE COUNTRY STYLE POTATO SALAD
  • HY-VEE DIJON MUSTARD POTATO SALAD
  • HY-VEE GREEN ONION & EGG POTATO SALAD
  • HY-VEE CHIPOTLE RANCH POTATO SALAD
  • HY-VEE DICED RED SKIN POTATO SALAD
  • HY-VEE LOADED BAKED POTATO SALAD
  • MEALTIME OLD FASHIONED POTATO SALAD
  • MEALTIME COUNTRY STYLE POTATO SALAD
  • MEALTIME DIJON MUSTARD POTATO SALAD

Customers who have purchased any of these products are urged not to consume the product and dispose of it or return it to their local Hy-Vee for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Hy-Vee Customer Care at customercare@hy-vee.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/hy-vee-voluntarily-withdraws-all-potato-salad-varieties-due-presumptive-positive-microbial-test

Primal Pet Foods Voluntary Recalls a Single Lot of Raw Frozen Patties Beef Formula Due to Potential Contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes 

July 6, 2022

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Primal Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a single lot (#W10068709) of Raw Frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef Formula (6-pound), with best by date of 05/22/23, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The company distributed sixty-six cases (396 units) of this single lot of Raw Frozen Primal Patties to Maryland, Georgia, Texas, and British Columbia, in late April 2022. No other lot codes or Primal products are impacted by this announcement.

Primal Pet Foods has received no complaints or reports of illness to pets or humans due to this recalled product.

This voluntary recall is a result of routine sampling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which revealed a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in one sample from one lot of Raw Frozen Primal Patties for Dogs Beef Formula.

Listeria monocytogenes rarely cause illness in dogs, but it is possible. Dogs can have mild symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting. Even if a dog is not showing symptoms, it can still be a carrier of the bacteria and spread it to humans. If a dog has consumed the recalled product, pet parents are encouraged to consult their veterinarian.

People can become sick by handling contaminated food or touching surfaces that have been exposed to Listeria monocytogenes. Symptoms in humans may include fever, headache, muscle aches, stiff neck, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions. Young children, elderly people, pregnant women, and those with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections and symptoms can be more severe. Anyone exhibiting symptoms after handling this product should contact their healthcare provider.

Primal Pet Foods is committed to the quality and safety of its products. The company uses a “test and hold” protocol to ensure that all products test negative for harmful bacteria before being released for sale. Primal Pet Foods confirmed that all testing results on this single lot of recalled product were negative for Listeria monocytogenes – both raw materials and finished product – before it left its production facility.

The Raw Frozen Primal Patties are sold in flexible packaging in the freezer at select pet stores. Primal Pet Foods has temperature tracking devices on all shipments of frozen product to ensure storage requirements are met while being transported. This product should be kept frozen until a pet parent is ready to use it.

The lot number and best by date can be found on the lower third of the back of the Raw Frozen Primal Patties package. If a pet parent has product from this single lot (#W10068709) in their possession, they should stop feeding it to their dog and dispose of it immediately. Pet parents are also encouraged to follow all safe handling instructions on Primal packaging and wash their hands and all preparation surfaces after handling any raw product. If pet parents have any questions, they can contact Primal Pet Foods by phone at (800) 742-1312 Monday–Friday, 6:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. PST, or by submitting an online request.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/primal-pet-foods-voluntary-recalls-single-lot-raw-frozen-patties-beef-formula-due-potential?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall on 3.75 Oz Smoked Clams Due to the Presence of Detectable Levels of PFAS Chemicals

July 6, 2022

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Bumble Bee Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall on a specific SKU of smoked clams after FDA testing found detectable levels of PFAS chemicals in samplings of the product.  The recall only applies to a 3.75 can of Bumble Bee Smoked Clams with the UPC Label 8660075234 which came from a third-party manufacturer in China.

To date there have been no reports of illnesses associated with this recalled product which was distributed nationwide to a limited number of retailers. The company issued the recall out of an abundance of caution after learning of the test results from the FDA.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a diverse group of human-made chemicals used in a wide range of consumer and industrial products.  PFAS do not easily breakdown and some types have been shown to accumulate in the environment and in our bodies.  Available studies suggest associations between PFAS exposure and several health outcomes including but not limited to increased cholesterol levels, increases in high-blood pressure and pre-eclampsia in pregnant women, developmental effects, decreases in immune response, change in liver function, and increases in certain types of cancer.

This recall does not involve any other Bumble Bee products and the company is working with the third-party manufacturer in China to further investigate and resolve this matter.  This recall does not affect any other clam products distributed by Bumble Bee.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should discard them.  Consumers can find the label UPC under the bar code on the back of the package.  For any questions regarding the recall or reimbursement, they can contact Bumble Bee Consumer Affairs at 1-888-295-3627 between the hours of 9AM and 6PM EST Monday through Friday, or visit https://www.bumblebee.com/smokedclamrecall/

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/bumble-bee-foods-llc-issues-voluntary-recall-375-oz-smoked-clams-due-presence-detectable-levels-pfas?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

J&M Foods Issues a Voluntary Recall on a Select Lot Number of Lavender Shortbread Cookies Due to the Packages Contain Chocolate Chip Cookies That Do Not Disclose the Correct Allergens 

July 5, 2022

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Little Rock, Arkansas – J&M Foods is initiating a voluntary recall because a select number of the Lavender Shortbread Cookies were erroneously packed with Chocolate Chip Cookies.  As a result, the packaging does not list the presence of a possible allergen (soy or eggs).  Some people who have an extreme allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or eggs could run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Following are the product lots impacted by this voluntary recall.

Brand Name Product UPC Lot Code Units
Favorite Day 7 oz Lavender Shortbread 0-85239-28609-8 BB 18-Apr-2023 1,464

Recalled product was sold as an individual package of 7 ounces.  On individual packages, the lot code (best by date) can be found on the back of the bag and the item number (UPC) can be found on the bottom of each package.  Photos of the recalled product are below.

This product was distributed nationally at Target. This is the only product that is subject to the recall.  Target has been notified and they have removed the product from their store shelves and online.

We were made aware of this issue via a consumer contact.  To date, there have been no illnesses reported.

Consumers who purchased the impacted product specified above can contact Target at 1-800-440-0680, or J&M Foods at 1-800-264-2278 for a refund.

Consumers with questions may contact J&M at 1-800-264-2278.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/jm-foods-issues-voluntary-recall-select-lot-number-lavender-shortbread-cookies-due-packages-contain?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Natreve Issues Voluntary Recall on Limited U.S. Batches of Natreve Vegan Protein Powder French Vanilla Wafer Sundae Flavor Due to Undeclared Milk

July 3, 2022

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Natreve, a mission-driven and ocean-forward premium wellness company, is voluntarily recalling specific batches of its Vegan Protein Powder French Vanilla Wafer Sundae flavor, because it contains trace amounts of undeclared milk due to an external manufacturing production error. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected products were only sold in the USA, in retail and online. This issue is isolated to two batches of Natreve Vegan Protein Powder French Vanilla Wafer Sundae flavor with the following lot codes:

  • Lot# 46359, Best Before Date: 2/2025 
    • 10 servings, 13.1oz (371g), UPC 628831120003
  • Lot# 46360, Best Before Date: 2/2025 
    • 18 servings, 1.47lbs/23.53oz (667g), UPC 628831110073
    • 10 servings, 13.1oz (371g), UPC 628831120003

The impacted products are stored in 13 oz (10 servings) and 1.47lb (18 servings) white tubs and lot codes can be found at the bottom of each tub.

The issue was identified as a result of one illness having been reported to date. An investigation was conducted by the contract manufacturer indicating the problem was caused by a production process error for these two impacted lots. No Canadian products nor other products or lots within the U.S. Natreve product offering are impacted by this voluntary recall.

A whey-derived flavoring ingredient was inadvertently used in the blend for Natreve Vegan Protein Powder French Vanilla Wafer Sundae flavor, leading to trace amounts of whey being found in the above batches. Whey is derived from milk and may trigger an allergy, posing a potential risk to people with milk allergies.

Consumers who purchased Natreve Vegan Protein Powder French Vanilla Wafer Sundae flavor, with Lot Code 46359 or 46360 should discard this product if they are allergic or highly sensitive to dairy. Refunds are available and will be provided at the point of sale through validation of lot codes on affected tubs by bringing them in store. Those who purchased through www.natreve.com can also email quality@natreve.com to request a refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at quality@natreve.com or send a direct message to @natrevewellness on Instagram.

About Natreve
Launched in 2019, Natreve is a mission-driven and ocean-forward premium wellness company dedicated to providing the most innovative, highest quality products, to help you Eat Right and Do Good. Natreve is proud to be the world's first plastic and carbon neutral wellness company, with a vision to become the world's most sustainable wellness brand. Protein powders include Whey, Vegan, and Keto options available in unique and decadent flavors such as French Vanilla Wafer Sundae, Fudge Brownie, and more. The Wellness Series offers science-backed drink mixes including Stress Less, Immune Strength, and Sleep Peaceful. To learn more, visit www.natreve.comExternal Link Disclaimer, or follow along on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/natreve-issues-voluntary-recall-limited-us-batches-natreve-vegan-protein-powder-french-vanilla-wafer

A&M Farms Initiates a Recall Of Specific Little Bear Brand Whole Vidalia Onions Sold By The Pound at Retail Because of Possible Health Risk

June 30, 2022

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A&M Farms of Lyons, Georgia, is voluntarily recalling select whole Vidalia onions packed on one pack line between June 20 - June 23, 2022, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Consumers can identify the recalled Vidalia Onions by the purchase location, PLU 4159 and Little Bear brand on the PLU sticker as provided in the table at the end of the notice. The recalled Vidalia Onions are sold in bulk in the produce section of retail stores. The recalled Little Bear onions were available for sale to consumers on June 23 and 24 at Wegmans stores in the Rochester-area, Massachusetts, and at the Erie West and Erie Peach Street Wegmans stores in Pennsylvania. The onions were also available for sale June 22 – 24, 2022 at Publix stores in the state of Florida and in Publix stores in Georgia in Barrow, Clarke, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Oconee and Walton counties. No other onions are included in this recall notice.

To date, no illnesses or adverse events have been reported. The company shipped the recalled product directly to retailer distribution centers in Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. The distribution centers further distributed the recalled product to retail stores in Florida, Georgia, New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

The recall comes after internal company testing detected Listeria on a single pack line. Although the company cleans and sanitizes its pack lines regularly, it is recalling onions packed on the implicated packing line before and after June 21 out of an abundance of caution. No other products grown, packed, or sold by A&M Farms are affected by this recall.

Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it. The product should be disposed and may return to the place of purchase with a receipt for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company’s information desk at 1-912-585-2058, M-F, 8 am – 4 pm EDT.

A&M Farms immediately notified customers who received the recalled product directly from the company and requested that they remove it from inventory. As a result, the product was available for retail purchase only at the stores and during the dates listed in the table.

A&M Farms is issuing this press release and keeping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Georgia Department of Agriculture informed of its recall process to assure that consumers are properly alerted.

“The health and safety of consumers are our top priorities here at A&M Farms. We are glad that most of the implicated product never reached stores, but we are focused intently on alerting consumers in those areas that did receive the onions.” said Aries Haygood, co-owner of A&M Farms. “We stopped packing
on the implicated line, and I am personally overseeing a full cleaning and sanitation of the equipment and an internal review of our processes.”

June 30, 2022, A&M Farms’ Firm-Initiated Recall of Whole Vidalia Onions Available to Consumers at Two Retail Chains in Five States June 22-24

Product Description Brand On PLU Sticker PLU No. On Sticker For Sale or Lot # On Bag Dates Available For Sale in Stores Retailers
Vidalia sweet onions sold by the pound Little Bear PLU 4159 Sold in stores June 23 and 24 Sold at Wegman’sRochester, NY- area stores, two- Pennsylvania locations,
Massachusetts StoresExternal Link Disclaimer
Vidalia sweet onions sold by the pound Little Bear PLU 4159 Sold in stores June 22-24 Sold at Publix stores in Florida and in the following South Georgia counties: Barrow, Clarke, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Oconee and
Walton.
6 lb. bagged Vidalia sweet onions Why FFA Matters Lot#CHW032A UPC026303610067 Shipped to DC on June 21 Shipped to Sam’s Club’s distribution center in North Carolina. According to Sam’s, all recalled onions were destroyed and unavailable for
sale to consumers.

 Little Bear brand Vidalia sweet onions (PLU 4159) were available for sale by the pound in:

  • Publix stores June 22-24 in Florida and select counties in Georgia,
  • Wegmans storesExternal Link Disclaimer June 23 and 24.in the Rochester, NY area, Massachusetts and two stores in Pennsylvania.

See table for more details.

6lb. bag Vidalia sweet onions , Why FFA Matters brand (Lot#CHW032A and UPC 026303610067. Shipped to Sam’s Club’s retail distribution center in North Carolina. According to Sam’s, all of the recalled onions were destroyed and not available for sale to consumers.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/am-farms-initiates-recall-specific-little-bear-brand-whole-vidalia-onions-sold-pound-retail-because

Creminelli Fine Meats Recalls Mini Parmesan Salami Stick Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

June 28, 2022

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Creminelli Fine Meats, a Salt Lake City, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 4,207 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) parmesan salami sticks due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg lysozyme, an egg white protein and known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The RTE salami stick with parmesan items were packaged on various dates from October 26, 2021 through April 26, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

2.6-oz. plastic pouches containing “CREMINELLI FINE MEATS salami minis UNCURED ITALIAN SALAMI PARMESAN” with “BEST BY” dates from 06/18/22 through 12/09/22.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST34644” stamped on the back of the product packaging next to the best by date. These items were shipped to retail locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, and Utah, and sold through internet sales nationwide.     

The problem was discovered by inspection personnel during a routine label verification review. Egg white lysozyme, a component of the parmesan cheese ingredient, is not declared on the final product label.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Gabriella Graff, Office Manager with Creminelli Fine Meats, at 801-428-1820. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Chris Bowler, CEO of Creminelli Fine Meats, at 801-428-1820.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/creminelli-fine-meats-recalls-mini-parmesan-salami-stick-products-due-misbranding

Blount Fine Foods Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount (a Single Lot) of Southwest Corn Chowder Due to Undeclared Wheat Allergen

June 24, 2022

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Blount Fine Foods announced that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount (a single lot—2,569 cases total) of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder due to an undeclared wheat allergen. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder cups produced with lot number 042122-2K and “Use By” date of 6/30/22. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of select retail grocery stores; it is NOT sold at any Panera bakery-cafe. No consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall, as this product was discovered at a grocery store during the restocking process. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

This voluntary recall is limited only to 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder. No other Panera Bread, Panera at Home or Blount products are affected by this voluntary recall.

The recalled product is listed below. Consumers can find lot number and “Use By” date on the bottom of each package.

  • UPC Code
    • 077958690812
  • Item
    • Panera Southwest Corn Chowder, 16 oz
  • "Use By" Date
    • 6/30/2022
  • Lot Number
    • 042122-2K

A limited quantity of this product was distributed across 12 states which include: CA, IA, IL, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, OH, TX, VA, WA

Consumers can contact Blount Fine Foods Customer Care at 1-866-674-4519 for additional information Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM Eastern Standard Time. Additionally, consumers who have purchased the specific recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit www.blountfinefoods.com/recallExternal Link Disclaimer for product reimbursement.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/blount-fine-foods-voluntarily-recalls-limited-amount-single-lot-southwest-corn-chowder-due

Deskins Candies Recalls Peanut Butter Fudge, Peanut Butter No Bake, Chocolate No Bake, and Peanut Butter Pinwheel Because of Possible Health Risk

June 21, 2022

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Deskins Candies of Bluefield, WV is recalling the following 16 oz products: Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Fudge, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter No-Bake, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Pinwheel, and Deskins Candies Chocolate No-Bake because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The following 16 oz products in question, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Fudge, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter No-Bake, Deskins Candies Peanut Butter Pinwheel, and Deskins Candies Chocolate No-Bake were distributed as follows:

Merchants Distributor Inc Hickory, NC
Kroger Salem, VA
Grants Supermarket West Virginia and Virginia
Goodsons Supermarket West Virginia


Containers are 16 oz clear plastic clamshells. Coding is located on the top of the plastic clamshell beside the label. Coding can be identified by a white sticker with “sell by” and the following expiration dates.

  • Peanut butter Fudge        
    • UPC  7 33980 12311 7          
    • Expiration date 6/26
  • Peanut butter No Bakes  
    • UPC   7 33980 12331 7          
    • Expiration date 6/21
  • Peanut butter Pinwheel  
    • UPC   7 33980 12314 7        
    • Expiration date 6/16
  • Chocolate No Bakes        
    • UPC  7 33980 12334 7          
    • Expiration date 6/26

There have been no confirmed cases to date.

This recall is a result of the J.M. Smucker Co recall of the Jiff peanut butter brand, which is a product used in the production of Deskins Candies. The company has ceased and destroyed all products containing the Jiff peanut butter items under recall.

Consumers who have purchased Deskins Candies 16 oz Peanut Butter Fudge, Peanut Butter No-Bakes, Chocolate No-Bakes, and Peanut Butter Pinwheels are urged to return products to place of purchase for full refund or dispose of the products in question and take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Salmonella. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (304)324-1938 Monday- Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/deskins-candies-recalls-peanut-butter-fudge-peanut-butter-no-bake-chocolate-no-bake-and-peanut?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Freshpet Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Freshpet Select Fresh from the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe 4.5-Pound Bags Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

June 18, 2022

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Freshpet Inc. is announcing a voluntary recall of a single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag), with sell by date of 10/29/22, due to potential contamination with Salmonella.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans, notably children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised, when handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare provider.

Dogs with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some dogs will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy dogs can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your dog has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

If pet parents have products matching the following description and sell by date in their possession, they should stop feeding it to their dogs and dispose of it immediately. Please call us if you have any of the recalled product, Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5 lb. bag) with Sell by Date 10/29/22. The Sell by date, along with the UPC code, can be found on the bottom and back of each bag. Please see chart and product pictures below for details.

Our Freshpet Team had designated this single lot for destruction, but a small portion of the lot was inadvertently shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets in the last two weeks. No other Freshpet products or lot codes are impacted by this recall.

To date, Freshpet has received no reports of illness, injury, or adverse reaction. The lot may have sold at limited Walmart stores in Alabama and Georgia; and limited Target stores and other select retailers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.

Product Name Retail UPC Code Lot Code Sell by Date
FRESHPET® SELECT FRESH FROM THE KITCHEN HOME COOKED RECIPE 627975011673 10/29/22 10/29/22 L3

The safety of pets and pet parents and the quality of our products are of the greatest importance, and we value the trust placed in Freshpet.

Pet parents who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should call 1.800.285.0563 Mon. through Fri., 9 am–9 pm (EDT) and Sat. through Sun. 9 am--1 pm (EDT) or visit https://freshpet.co/JUNE22External Link Disclaimer.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/freshpet-voluntarily-recalls-one-lot-freshpet-select-fresh-kitchen-home-cooked-chicken-recipe-45?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

888 Food Company Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg In Various Ho King and Giai Phat Products

June 15, 2022

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888 Food Company in S. El Monte, CA is recalling Ho King Fish Ball, Ho King Fried Fish ball, Giai Phat Fried Fish Loaf, Giai Phat Fried Fish Cake, Giai Phat Fish Ball, Giai Phat Fried Fish Ball, Giai Phat Featherback Fish Ball, Giai Phat Fried Featherback Fish Ball, Giai Phat Shrimp Ball, and Giai Phat Cuttle Fish Ball because it may contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Recalled products were mainly distributed in California through distributor and direct delivery to retail stores.  Small portions of these products were distributed to retailers in Indiana and Illinois.

The recalled products are:

Product Lot Numbers
Ho King Fried Fish Ball 10 oz 111451, 111521, 111801, 112151, 112221, 112361, 112441, 113621, 110112, 110252, 110672, 110952, 111232, 111372, 111442.
Ho King Fish Ball 11 oz 101451, 101731, 101881, 102011, 102151, 102291, 102431, 102851, 102991, 103271, 103411, 103551, 100042, 100182, 100332, 110392, 110532, 100602, 100742, 100882, 101232, 101302, 101442.
Giai Phat Fried Fish Loaf 10 oz 041231, 041301, 041441, 041581, 041721, 041791, 041931, 042001, 042071, 042211, 042281, 042351, 042421, 042491, 042561, 042631, 040701, 042981, 043051, 043121, 043401, 043611, 040032, 040102, 040172, 040242, 040382, 040452, 040522 040592, 040662, 040732, 040802, 040942, 041292, 041432.
Giai Phat Fried Fish Cake 12 oz 031231, 031301, 031371, 031441, 031511, 031581, 031651, 031721, 031791, 031871, 031931, 032001, 032071, 032141, 032211, 032281, 032351, 032421, 032491, 032561, 032631, 032701, 032771, 032841, 032911, 032981, 033191, 033261, 033331, 033471, 033541, 033611, 030032, 030102, 030172, 030242, 030312, 030382, 030452, 030522, 030592, 030662, 030732, 030802, 030872, 030942, 031012, 031082, 031152, 031222, 031292, 031362, 031432.
Giai Phat Fish Ball 11 oz 011451, 011591, 011661, 011731, 011801, 011881, 012011, 012151, 012221, 012291, 012361, 012431, 012641, 012711, 012571, 012851, 012991, 013061, 013131, 013201, 013271, 013341, 013411, 013481, 013551, 013621, 010442, 010112, 010182, 010332, 010462, 010532, 010602, 010672, 010742, 050812, 010882, 010952, 051022, 011162, 011232, 011302, 011372, 011442.
Giai Phat Fried Fish Ball 10 oz 7231241, 7231311, 7231381, 7231451, 7231521, 7231591, 7231661, 7231731, 7231801, 7231881, 7231941, 7232011, 7232081, 7232151, 7232291, 7232361, 7232431, 7232501, 7232571, 7232711, 7232781, 7212871, 7232921, 7232991, 7233021, 7233131, 7233201, 7233271, 7233341, 7233411, 7233481, 7233551, 7233621, 7230042, 7230112, 7230202, 7230252, 7230322, 7230392, 7230462, 7230532, 7220612, 7230682, 7230752, 7230822, 7230892, 7230962, 7231032, 7231102, 7231172, 7231302, 7231302, 7231452.
Giai Phat Featherback Fish Ball 11 oz 051451, 051591, 051661, 051731, 051801, 051881, 051941, 052011, 052081, 052151, 052221, 052291, 052361, 052431, 052641, 052711, 052571, 052781, 052851, 052991, 053061, 053131, 053201, 053271, 053341, 053411, 053551, 053621, 050042, 050112, 050182, 050252, 050332, 050392, 050462, 050532, 050602, 050672, 050742, 050812, 050882, 051022, 051092, 051162, 051232, 051372, 051442.
Giai Phat Fried Featherback Fish Ball 10 oz 7221241, 7221311, 7221381, 7221351, 7221521, 7221591, 7221661, 7221731, 7221801, 7221881, 7221941, 7222011, 7222081, 7222151, 7222291, 7222361, 7222431, 7222501, 7222571, 7222711, 7222781, 7222871, 7222921, 7222991, 7223021, 7223131, 7223201, 7223271, 7223341, 7223411, 7223481, 7223551, 7223621, 7220042, 7220112, 7220202, 7220252, 7220322, 7220392, 7220462, 7220532, 7220612, 7220682, 7220752, 7220822, 7220892, 7220962, 7221032, 7221102, 7221172, 7221302, 7221382,  7221452.
Giai Phat Shrimp Ball 7 oz 551521, 551731, 552081, 552221, 552571, 552781, 553201, 553481, 550042, 550182, 550462, 550742, 550952, 551092, 551442
Giai Phat Cuttle Fish Ball 8 oz 561591, 561941, 562291, 562361, 562641, 562851, 563271, 560532, 560812, 561022, 561302.

Lot numbers can be found at the upper right corner of the plastic bag.

A recall was initiated after receiving a consumer complaint of anaphylactic reaction.  Through investigation it was determined that the formulation of an ingredient was changed to include eggs.

Consumers whom have purchased the Ho King Fried Fish Ball are urged to return it to the retailers for a full refund.  Consumers with any questions may contact the company at 1-626-443- 9888, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Time.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/888-food-company-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-various-ho-king-and-giai-phat-products?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Built Brands Voluntarily Recalls "Banana Cream Pie Puffs" Protein Bar Because of a Possible Health Risk

June 14, 2022

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Built Brands, LLC. of American Fork, UT, is recalling 4,196 individual bars of its “Banana Cream Pie Puffs” protein bar because they have the potential to be contaminated with pathogenic Escherichia coli. Although the exact strain has yet to be determined customers must not eat this product as it may pose a serious health risk. Pathogenic Escherichia coli can cause diarrhea, severe stomach cramps and vomiting. Most people recover within a week, but some illnesses can last longer and can be more severe.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide to 1,049 potential customers through mail orders, and would have been received by customers after June 6, 2022.

The product comes in a 40 gram package marked with lot # D22151011 on the outside of the wrapper.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing conducted by an accredited third-party laboratory at the request of Built Brands detected the presence of Escherichia coli.

Testing results for additional products made by Built Brands indicate other similar products are not affected and the contamination was an isolated incident, likely resulting from a failure to follow GMP practices.

Consumers who have purchased the product in question are urged to contact the company at questions@built.com for a full refund or replacement. Consumers with questions may also contact the company at questions@built.com or by phone at 1-801- 845-2991 between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, MST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/built-brands-voluntarily-recalls-banana-cream-pie-puffs-protein-bar-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Gourmondo Cafes and Catering Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Asparagus and Feta Sandwich

June 9, 2022

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Gourmondo Co. of Seattle, WA is recalling “Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches” Net Weight 11.04 oz / 313 g with best bv dates of 6/5 and 6/7, due to undeclared egg (allergen). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Affected Gourmondo Co. “Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches” were distributed in Washington to Metropolitan Market stores on 6/1 & 6/3. UPC Code: 859266007984. This product has the Gourmondo label and wrapped in cellophane.

No illnesses have been reported to date regarding this issue.

During a routine inspection, WSDA discovered that a printing error on the stickers for the “Asparagus and Feta Sandwich” did not contain the sub ingredients for “mayonnaise”, one of which being whole eggs. Eggs were also omitted in the list of allergens on the mislabeled stickers.

Only 21 of these sandwiches were affected by this error, however, in our over-arching belief in safety and transparency, we are reporting this issue and recalling any product that may remain in inventory. As of the date of this writing, all affected products should show a “best buy” date of, or prior to, today and should already be slated for disposal.

Customers with an egg allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume the product and dispose of it or return it to their place of purchase for a full refund.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Should you require any further information regarding this recall. Please feel free to contact Gourmondo Co. directly at 206-587-0190 or by email at gourmondo@gourmondoco.com.

Again, a very small sampling of our product was affected by this printing error. We firmly believe that in our partnerships with our customers we provide them with all information that correlates with any products we may provide them. Customer safety is the top priority for our team at Gourmondo and we are happy to discuss this recall any further should you wish more information.

 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/gourmondo-cafes-and-catering-co-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-asparagus-and-feta-sandwich?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Yumei Foods USA, Inc. Recalls Ineligible Siluriformes Products Imported from China

June 13, 2022

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Yumei Foods USA, Inc., a City of Industry, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,370 pounds of imported Siluriformes products. The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country ineligible to export processed Siluriformes products to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following products are subject to recall, regardless of the product date [View Labels]:

  • 13.051 oz. (370g) plastic packages containing “FISH FILLET WITH SPICY SOUP” Freeze Dried Technology Fish. No Preservative.
  • 12.35 oz. (350g) plastic packages containing “FISH FILLET WITH PICKLED SOUP” Freeze Dried Technology Fish. No Preservative.

The products do not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and wholesale locations nationwide.   
                             
The problem was discovered during a routine FSIS surveillance activity of imported products. China is eligible to import raw Siluriformes products into the United States, but not processed or ready to eat Siluriformes products.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. 

FSIS is concerned that consumers may still be in possession of the product. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Jiazhuo Xie, Owner, Yumei Foods USA, Inc., at 626-270-5010.
https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/yumei-foods-usa-inc-recalls-ineligible-siluriformes-products-imported-china

Buzzagogo, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy Due to Potential Microbial Contamination

June 7, 2022

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Nottingham, NH, Buzzagogo Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy to the consumer level due to potential microbial contamination. FDA testing found some product to contain elevated levels of yeast & mold and may contain the bacteria Bacillus cereus.

Risk Statement: In immunocompromised patients, the use of the affected product could potentially result in severe or life-threatening adverse events such as bacteremia/sepsis, pneumonia, invasive fungal rhinosinusitis, or disseminated fungal infection. In non-immunocompromised patients, the population most likely to use the product, the use of the defective product may result in infectious complications, for instance bacteremia or noninvasive fungal rhinosinusitis, but in this population the infections are expected to be less severe and more readily responsive to treatment. To date, Buzzagogo, Inc. has not received any complaints related to microbial concerns or reports of adverse events related to this recalled lot.

The product is used to lessen seasonal allergy symptoms and is packaged in individual tubes for topical nasal application. The affected Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy lot is 2006491 with expiration date 8/2024 and UPC code 860002022116. The product can be identified by locating the lot number and expiration date on the bottom of the product carton. Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy, lot # 2006491, was distributed Nationwide to wholesale distributors, retail stores and online on Amazon.com and the company web site.

Buzzagogo, Inc. places the utmost emphasis on patient safety and product quality at every step in the manufacturing and supply chain process. Buzzagogo, Inc. is notifying its distributors and customers by email and is arranging for return or replacement of all recalled products. Consumers, distributors or retailers that have Allergy Bee Gone for Kids Nasal Swab Remedy, lot # 2006491, should stop using the product, discard any remaining product and contact the company at recall@buzzagogo.com for a full refund. We seek to minimize all inconvenience this may cause consumers and are committed to their complete satisfaction.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Buzzagogo, Inc. by phone at (800) 963-2861or via e-mail to recall@buzzagogo.com Monday – Friday from 9am to 5pm EDT. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this drug product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/buzzagogo-inc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-allergy-bee-gone-kids-nasal-swab-remedy-due?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Northern Tier Bakery, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination 

June 9, 2022

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Northern Tier Bakery, LLC, a St. Paul Park, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 905 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The RTE salad items were produced from May 18, 2022, through June 8, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 4-oz. plastic packages of “SUPERMOM’S KITCHEN Chef Salad EGG, WHITE TURKEY MEAT, HAM, MONTEREY JACK & CHEDDAR CHEESE WITH CRISP ROMAINE & GREEN LEAF LETTUCE” with “ENJOY THROUGH” dates of 6/9 and 6/11 represented on the label.
  • 4.3-oz. plastic packages of “SUPERMOM’S KITCHEN Caesar Salad SEASONED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS, PARMESAN CHEESE & CROUTON PACKET WITH CRISP ROMAINE & GREEN LEAF LETTUCE” with “ENJOY THROUGH” dates of 5/26, 5/28, 5/31, 6/2, 6/4, 6/8, 6/9, 6/11, 6/14 and 6/16 represented on the label.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 19860” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.    
                     
The problem was discovered when the company notified FSIS that the firm’s product sampling resulted in a positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Northern Tier Bakery, LLC’s Customer Care at 1-800-643-1948.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/northern-tier-bakery-llc-recalls-ready-eat-salad-products-due-possible-listeria

F&S Fresh Foods Recalls 7.25oz Garden Highway Snacks Brand Protein Power Snack (UPC 8 26766 00979 4) Because of Possible Health Risk 

June 7, 2022

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F&S Produce Co of Vineland, NJ is recalling a limited quantity of Protein Power Snack, because it contains a cup of 0.75oz JIF peanut butter which has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Protein Power Snack was distributed at US Walgreens stores in NJ and NY.

The product has since been pulled from the shelves and is currently past the expiration date.  The last lot of the affected product had a code date of “Best By: 05/28/22” which can be located on the front label.  

No illnesses have been reported to date from this product. However, the peanut butter used to make this product has illnesses associated with it.

The recall was as the result of F&S receiving some of the affected lots of JIF Peanut Butter which J.M. Smucker Co has recalled.  The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation.

If consumers still have any of this product remaining in their homes, they are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Joseph Garofalo at 856-391-7122 or jgarofalo@fsfreshfoods.com from 8am-5pm EST on Mon-Fri.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/fs-fresh-foods-recalls-725oz-garden-highway-snacks-brand-protein-power-snack-upc-8-26766-00979-4?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Wilton Brands Issues Allergy Alert on Possible Presence of Undeclared Milk in Two Sprinkle Products

June 6, 2022

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Wilton Industries, Inc. of Naperville, Illinois is initiating a voluntary national recall of select lots of Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles And Rainbow Sprinkles Mix.

Although the product label does indicate that it may contain milk, this recall is being conducted because some samples of the product were found to contain milk.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The health and safety of our consumers is Wilton’s primary concern and Wilton is acting with the highest degree of caution and urgency to address this issue.

This recall is specific to the lot codes identified below. The lot codes can be found on the bottom of the container. Other lot codes on hand are safe and outside the limits of this recall.

  • RAINBOW CHIP CRUNCH SPRINKLES (710-5364) is distributed nationally through retail stores and ecommerce including www.wilton.com in the United States. This voluntary recall impacts lots 20294Z, 20314Z, 20345Z, 21013Z, 21022Z.
  • RAINBOW SPRINKLES MIX (710-0-0627) is distributed nationally through retail stores and ecommerce including www.wilton.com in the United States. This voluntary recall impacts lots 21005Z and 21111Z.

Consumers who have purchased these products should immediately dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. These products will be removed from shelves at several retailers and distributors nationwide.

All media inquiries can be directed to Wilton’s press room at pressroom@wilton.com or 630-212-2229.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wilton-brands-issues-allergy-alert-possible-presence-undeclared-milk-two-sprinkle-products?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Taharka Brothers Ice Cream Recalls Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk

June 6, 2022

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Taharka Brothers Ice Cream of Baltimore, Maryland is recalling its Peanut Butter Cup ice cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Affected Peanut Butter Cup ice cream was distributed between 03/01/2022 and 05/28/2022 to the Maryland and DC area through grocery stores, scoop shops, restaurants, and direct to consumer delivery.

The product comes in two forms, a 16 ounce paper pint container, which includes a design of peanut butter cups on a white background. The barcode on the side of the container will read 38455-78827. The product was also sold in brown, rectangular, cardboard containers measuring 2.5 gallons with a white sticker label reading Peanut Butter Cup.

No illnesses or health-related complaints in connection with this recall have been reported to Taharka Brothers to date. However, there is an ongoing outbreak associated with the consumption of JIF peanut butter.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by ingredient supplier J. M. Smucker Co. revealed the presence of Salmonella in some of their peanut butter products. J. M. Smucker Co. brand peanut butter was used in the production of Peanut Butter Cup ice cream until 05/28/2022 and distributed to multiple retailers including the following:

Streets Market Eddies of Roland Park Graul's Market
Green Valley Marketplace Good Food Markets Santoni's Geresbecks

Wholesale customers are encouraged to remove affected Peanut Butter Cup ice cream from circulation, photograph the product, and dispose of the product. Please email duane@taharkabrothers.com with your business name and address, the product that was disposed of, as well as any photographs to receive a credit to your account.

Individual customers are encouraged to not consume the ice cream and visit a Taharka Brothers store location for an exchange or refund. Individuals who are unable to visit a store location are asked to email taharkacs@gmail.com Customers with further question

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/taharka-brothers-ice-cream-recalls-peanut-butter-cup-ice-cream-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Urban Remedy Recalls Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic - Strawberry Hibiscus Rose Due to Possible Hepatitis A Contamination

June 5, 2022

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Urban Remedy is voluntarily recalling Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose (LOT 1232 BEST BY 7/17/2022) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Urban Remedy contracts Youngstown Grape Distributors Inc. to co-manufacture this product. The product may contain fresh organic strawberries linked to the FDA outbreak investigation of FreshKampo organic strawberries. https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-hepatitis-virus-strawberries-may-2022.

Hepatitis A is a contagious virus that can cause liver disease. A Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection can range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months. In rare cases, particularly consumers who have a pre-existing severe illness or are immune compromised, Hepatitis A infections can progress to liver failure. Illness usually occurs within 15 to 50 days after eating or drinking contaminated food or water. Symptoms of Hepatitis A infection include fever, headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine or pale stool. In some instances, particularly in children under the age of six, Hepatitis A infection may be asymptomatic.

Persons who may have purchased the affected product do not consume, if consumed consult your health care provider or local health department to determine if a vaccination is appropriate and consumers with symptoms of Hepatitis A should contact their health providers or the local health department immediately.
No illnesses have been reported consuming Urban Remedy product to date.

UPC Description Lot Number Product Size
813377025831 Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose 1232 Best by 7/17/2022 12 oz

The product was sold in a 12oz resealable plastic bottle at various retail stores in CA, NM, VA, CO, WA, OR, CO, NY, PA, AZ, IL, OH, MD, WI, TX, WY, MO, ME, KY, MI, NC, MA, NE, and UT states between 5/17/2022 – 5/29/2022.

“At Urban Remedy, food safety is our company’s top priority,” said Paul Coletta, CEO. The company is committed to keeping their consumers informed and is asking those who purchased product with the affected lot number to dispose of the item or return it to place of purchase for full credit.

Consumers with additional questions can call (855) 875-8423 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm PDT or email Connect@UrbanRemedy.com

 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/urban-remedy-recalls-urban-remedy-organic-revitalizing-tea-tonic-strawberry-hibiscus-rose-due

Leonard Novelty Bakery Announced a Recall Involving Carrot Cake Squares Due to Undeclared Walnuts

June 2, 2022

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Leonard Novelty Bakery announced a recall involving Carrot Cake Squares sold in our Bakery departments due to undeclared walnuts. These products bear the following UPC code 0-96162-12483-8. Affected lots include: SL21R 10222 12483, SL21R 10322 12483 and SL21R 10822 12483 and were sold from early May until May 17. This recall does not apply to any other lot codes of Carrot Cake Squares or other UPC codes or varieties of Cake Squares sold in our Bakery departments.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported to date.

Guests who have purchased the product may return it to the store for a full refund. Guests with questions may contact Leonard Novelty Bakery at 201-296-0888 Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/leonard-novelty-bakery-announced-recall-involving-carrot-cake-squares-due-undeclared-walnuts?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Irvington Seafood Recalls “Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw Meat” Because of Possible Health Risk

June 3, 2022

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Irvington Seafood of Irvington, AL, is recalling its 1 lb. packages of "Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw meat" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled "Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw meat" were distributed to distributors located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

The product comes in a 1 lb. containers, package marked with license number AL 111-C with the company name “Irvington Seafood.”

Please look for the following batch number written on the bottom of the container: 130, 131, 132, 134, 137, 139, 141, 144, 145, 146,148, 150

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted on 05/27/22 after FDA tested on 05/09/22. FDA revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on cooking equipment and cooking room. No crabmeat has been tested but product may have potentially been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes due to cross contamination. We have decided to do a voluntary recall to ensure the safety of our consumers.

The production of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue to investigate the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased 1 lb. packages of "Crabmeat" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company via email Kammie1101@gmail.com or telephone.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/irvington-seafood-recalls-crabmeat-jumbo-lump-finger-and-claw-meat-because-possible-health-risk

Paris Brothers Inc. Voluntary Limited Recall

June 1, 2022

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Paris Brothers, Inc., of Kansas City, Missouri is recalling several specific cheese products listed below because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The following cheeses produced on May 4, 5, and 6, 2022 are the only products in the recall. Shipping cartons with the affected product will bear the lot codes of 05042022, 05052022, or 05062022. Individual retail outlets may have relabeled the individual consumer packages.

  • Cottonwood River Cheddar
  • D'amir Brie Double Crème French Brie
  • Milton Prairie Breeze White Cheddar Style
  • Milton Tomato Garlic Cheddar
  • Paris Brothers Mild Cheddar
  • Paris Brothers Colby Jack
  • Paris Brothers Pepper Jack
  • Cervasi Pecorino Romano

The products were delivered to wholesalers for distribution in grocery stores in KS, MO, AR, IA, OK, NE, SD, one store in MS, and one store in FL.

This recall is the result of routine sampling by the FDA, which revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased affected product are encouraged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company and ask for the FDA contact, Doug Schnell, at 816-455-4188. Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm CST

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/paris-brothers-inc-voluntary-limited-recall?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Three Giant Eagle Stores Recall Bakery Items with Peanut Butter Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

May 28, 2022

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Giant Eagle, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of multiple bakery items containing peanut butter sold at three Pennsylvania supermarkets in Ebensburg, Indiana and Northern Cambria due to potential salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The impacted bakery products were sold in clam shell packaging, have sell by dates through May 28, 2022 and can be identified by the following 11 PLU numbers:

  • Impacted PLU Numbers:
    • 19688
    • 19795
    • 27779
    • 29850
    • 39842
    • 47778
    • 50229
    • 51157
    • 51359
    • 51360
    • 97655

The recalled items were sold in the bakery departments of the three Giant Eagle stores only and most guests who have purchased the impacted product have already been contacted directly. The recalled items were sold in 120 transactions total. There have been no reports of illness associated with this recall to date.

Giant Eagle was made aware of the issue during the retailer’s investigation into the recently announced nationwide Jif brand peanut butter recall from the J.M Smucker Company. The peanut butter included in the recalled bakery items is included in the Jif peanut butter recall.

Guests who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return a qualifying receipt to the local Giant Eagle store for a refund. Guests with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.

In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/three-giant-eagle-stores-recall-bakery-items-peanut-butter-due-potential-salmonella-contamination?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

California Firm Issues Voluntary Product Recall Due to Undeclared Wheat and Egg in Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit

May 28, 2022

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Taylor Farms Retail of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling a single production day of Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit due to the potential of undeclared wheat and eggs contained in the kit. The product may contain wheat and eggs that are not declared on the label.

People who have sensitivity or allergies to wheat and eggs may be at risk of an adverse reaction if they consume this product. To this date, there have been no reported adverse reactions to this product.

The product subject to the recall was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide:

Store Item Description UPC Number Best If Used By Date
Trader Joe's Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit 9.75 oz bag 00662932 June 2, 2022

The recalled product has the code date of Best If Used By Date June 2,2022 as printed on the package found on the upper right hand corner of the package. The Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit is packaged in 9.75 oz bag. The issue was identified when a consumer reported an incorrect ingredient kit.

This voluntary recall does not apply to any other Trader Joe’s or Taylor Farms products distributed anywhere in the United States.

Consumers who have purchased Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit 9.75 oz bag with BEST If Used By Date: June 2, 2022 are urged to discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact Taylor Farms at (855) 455-0098 Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/california-firm-issues-voluntary-product-recall-due-undeclared-wheat-and-egg-trader-joes-lemony?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Fudgeamentals Recalls Fudge Made With Jif Peanut Butter Because of Possible Health Risk

May 25, 2022

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Fudgeamentals of Melville, New York is voluntarily recalling fudge made with Jif Peanut Butter, packaged in 8 oz. plastic containers and 16 oz. plastic trays, in response to the J.M. Smucker recall of Jif Peanut Butter due to possible Salmonella contamination. The FDA’s recall announcement can be found at https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-marketwithdrawals-safety-alerts/j-m-smucker-co-issues-voluntary-recall-select-jifr-productssold-us-potential-salmonella

These products were distributed nationwide through retail stores.

Description UPC Lot No. Packaging Type Brand
WALMART MKT FDG
TRIO V-TINE (16 OZ)
(C-STRWC-PBC)
681131036207 21-335 Clear Plastic Container Walmart
WALMART MKT
FUDGE TRIO (16 OZ)
HOLIDAY FUDGE
TRAY
681131400749 21-300,
21-301,
21-305
Clear Plastic Container Walmart
PEANUT BUTTER
CHOCOLATE FUDGE
BAR (8 OZ)
FUDGEAMENTALS
840235800026 22042001,
22059010,
22083003,
22089003,
22129378
Clear Plastic Container Fudgeamentals
VARIETY TRAY (16
OZ) (C-CNC-PBC)
FUDGEAMENTALS
840235800385 22-059 Clear Plastic Container Fudgeamentals
PEANUT BUTTER
CHOCOLATE FUDGE
BITES (8 OZ)
FUDGEAMENTALS
840235800415 22-006,
22-007,
22-066,
22105161
Clear Plastic Container Fudgeamentals
PEANUT BUTTER
FUDGE BITES (8 OZ)
FUDGEAMENTALS
840235800422 21-236,
21-307,
21-314,
21-326
Clear Plastic Container Fudgeamentals
PEANUT BUTTER
FUDGE BAR (8OZ)
FUDGEAMENTALS
840235800569 22059001,
22083005,
22130393
Clear Plastic Container Fudgeamentals
TIGER BUTTER
FUDGE BAR (8 OZ)
FUDGEAMENTALS
840235800811 22059007,
22083006,
22089006,
22130394
Clear Plastic Container Fudgeamentals

The UPC code can be found on the back or bottom side of the product just above the barcode.

The lot numbers can be found on the secondary-white sticker or printed directly on the side of the package.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

There have been no reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products to date. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should visit http://www.jif.com/contact-usExternal Link Disclaimeror call 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM ET. Consumers who have purchased impacted products should return them to the place of purchase.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/fudgeamentals-recalls-fudge-made-jif-peanut-butter-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Supplier J.M. Smucker Co.’s Jif Recall Prompts Fresh Del Monte to Voluntarily Recall Select Ready-To-Eat Products Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

May 25, 2022

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J.M. Smucker Co.’s voluntary recall of select Jif products in the United States has prompted Fresh Del Monte to voluntarily recall fresh-cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter dip due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination. In response and out of an abundance of caution, Fresh Del Monte is recalling the following products, which were sold to retailers nationwide: Del Monte Apples with Peanut Butter (5 ounce) Peanut Butter Snack Pack (4.25 ounce), Apples and Peanut Butter (6 ounce, and 5.5 ounce), and Sandwich with Peanut Butter Cup.

This recall does not affect any other Fresh Del Monte portfolio items, which are completely safe, and not implicated as the source of this recall. The scope of this Fresh Del Monte recall is very limited as it relates to the company’s portfolio and only affects a few products containing J.M. Smuckers’ Jif peanut butter.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis. Consumers can review the official J.M Smucker Co. FDA press release here.

Products subject to the voluntary recall of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables are packaged in clear plastic containers with a tamper-evident seal and identified with a Del Monte “Best If Used By” (DM BIUB) date on, or before, May 30, 2022. Consumers can identify the recalled product using the information in the table at the end of this release.

Consumers who still have any of these products in their refrigerators are urged not to consume the product and discard it immediately. Retailers have been advised to check store shelves and warehouse inventories to confirm that no recalled product is available for purchase by consumers. Any Jif peanut butter snack packs that were packed in fruit snack trays from September 1, 2021, through May 20, 2022, that may be still on hand should be disposed of as well.

Consumers with questions may contact the company’s customer service desk at 305-520-8668 or 1-800-659-6500, Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Eastern Time, email consumers@freshdelmonte.com, or visit its website at https://delmontefresh.com/about-us/contact-us.

Recalled Product Information:

Brand Description UPC Code Best If Used By
Del Monte Apple with Peanut Butter, 5.5 oz 717524102393 5/24/2022- 5/30/2022
Del Monte Apples & Peanut Butter dip, 6 oz. 717524720979 5/24/2022 - 5/30/2022
Del Monte Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz 717524784698 5/26/2022 - 05/29/2022
Del Monte PB & J SANDWICH (Peanut Butter and Jelly), 6.4 oz 717524770806 5/24/2022 -5/28/2022
Del Monte Apple, Pretzel, Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz 717524655011 5/24/2022 -5/29/2022
7-Eleven Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz 052548683146 5/24/2022 - 5/26/2022
7-Eleven Celery with Peanut Butter, 4.5 oz 052548682712 5/24/2022 -05/25/2022
7-Eleven Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz 52548683146 5/24/2022- 5/26/2022
Circle-K Apple Pretzel Peanut Butter Snack Pack, 4.25 oz 717524716309 5/24/2022 -5/30/2022
Get Go Apples with Peanut Butter Dip, 5 oz 0030034937706 5/26/2022- 5/29/2022

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/supplier-jm-smucker-cos-jif-recall-prompts-fresh-del-monte-voluntarily-recall-select-ready-eat?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Country Fresh, in Cooperation with the J. M. Smucker Co., Voluntarily Recalls Select Items Containing Peanut Butter Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

May 24, 2022

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Country Fresh is voluntarily recalling select fresh-cut fruit snack trays and fruit snack cups containing Jif® peanut butter subject to a previously announced voluntary recall initiated by J. M. Smucker Co. The pre-packaged peanut butter components may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Consumers who have purchased these items are urged not to consume the products and to dispose of them immediately or return the items to their local store for a full refund.

The fruit snack trays and fruit snack cups containing recalled peanut butter were distributed in various retail stores in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. The products are in a clear, square, or round plastic package, marked with “best by” date printed on the label.

Voluntarily recalled items include the following products:

Brand Product UPC Size Best By Dates
Snack Fresh Apples and Peanut Butter 074641000446 6.5 oz 5/14/21 through 6/4/22
Snack Fresh Apple & Cheese Bites with Crackers 074641328410 4 oz 5/14/21 through 6/4/22
Snack Sensations Apple, Pretzel & Celery Bites with Peanut Butter 074641073365 4 oz 5/14/21 through 6/4/22
Giant Apples, Pretzels & Celery with Peanut Butter 688267553691 4 oz 5/14/21 through 6/4/22
Wegmans Apple, Pretzels & Cheese with Peanut Butter 077890414132 4.1 oz 5/14/21 through 6/4/22
Market32 Apples, Cheese & Pretzels with Peanut Butter 041735048103 4.1 oz 5/14/21 through 6/4/22

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), several illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the J. M. Smucker Co. recall, however none have been confirmed to be associated with Country Fresh products.

Country Fresh has suspended production of the fruit snack trays and fruit snack cups containing Jif Peanut Butter while FDA and the supplier continue their investigation into the source of the problem.

Consumers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should visit http://www.jif.com/contact-usExternal Link Disclaimer or call 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM ET.

Consumers may also contact Country Fresh customer service at 281-453-3300 Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM CT.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/country-fresh-cooperation-j-m-smucker-co-voluntarily-recalls-select-items-containing-peanut-butter?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Euphoria Chocolate Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Peanut Butter Classic Truffles, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways and Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways Because of Possible Health Risk

May 26, 2022

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Euphoria Chocolate Company of Eugene,OR is initiating a voluntary recall of Peanut Butter Classic Truffles, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways, and Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways due to a potential Salmonella contamination.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled products have one month shelf life for the Peanut Butter Classic Truffles and eight months shelf life for both the Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways, and Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways.  They were sold from Euphoria Chocolate store’s display case and distributed in Oregon to retailers and supermarkets from 02/17/2022 to 05/20/2022. A list of recalled products and affected Best By Dates range is listed in the table below.

Brand Product Pack Size UPC Best By Dates Range Distributed in State
Euphoria Chocolate Peanut Butter Classic Truffles 12pk 12 5046907226 03/15/2022 –
06/20/2022
OR
Euphoria Chocolate Peanut Butter Classic Truffles 64pk 64 5046907225 03/15/2022 –
06/20/2022
OR
Euphoria Chocolate Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways 70 5046901342 10/16/2022 -
01/10/2023
OR
Euphoria Chocolate Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Meltaways 70 5046901343 10/16/2022 -
01/10/2023
OR

Euphoria Chocolate Company initiated this recall because it contains the Jif 96 Ounce Crunchy Peanut Butter Twin Pack that is recalled by JM Smucker Co.

In addition, if you may have further distributed this product, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall and inform them to not consume the products and destroy or discard it.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.

Anyone who has the recalled Euphoria Chocolate products in their possession should not consume and should discard of the affected products.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 541-344-4914, Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/euphoria-chocolate-company-issues-voluntary-recall-peanut-butter-classic-truffles-dark-chocolate?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Salad Products Containing Peanut Butter that May be Contaminated with Salmonella

May 27, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated peanut butter that has been recalled by J.M. Smucker Company due to potential Salmonella contamination. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that this product should not be consumed. 

The salad products were produced between 5/11/2022 and 5/23/2022. The following products subject to the public health alert are [view labels]:

  • 14.5-oz. plastic clamshell containers labeled “Super Asian Chicken Salad” with a “Best Thru” date of 05/16 through 06/03.

The product bears establishment number “P-214” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed to an Amazon Go retail location in Washington.

The problem was discovered when FSIS was notified by the establishment that the salad dressing component of the RTE salad product was formulated with peanut butter that has been recalled.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 6 hours to 6 days after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the public health alert can contact Brian Schkeryantz, A G Specialty Foods, at 949-293-3963 or brian@agspecialtyfoodsinc.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ready-eat-salad-products-containing-peanut-butter

A G Specialty Foods Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Food Products Containing Jif and Smuckers Peanut Butter Due to the Potential Salmonella Contamination

May 26, 2022

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A G Specialty Foods Inc of Happy Valley, Oregon is initiating a voluntary recall of perishable products “The Goods” Snack Pack, We Be PB & Jammin’ Snack Box, Peanut Butter Strawberry Jam Old Fashioned White Bread, and Peanut Butter Strawberry Jam White Bread containing the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter, Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz cups, Jif Natural Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz cups, and Smuckers Peanut Butter 3/4oz cups due to a potential Salmonella contamination.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled products have 7-14 days shelf life and were distributed in Oregon and Washington to distributors, retailers and foodservice companies from 05/11/2022 through 05/23/2022 with Lot Codes from 129 to 141.

A list of recalled products and affected Use By Dates range is listed in the table below.

Produced By Product Pack Size UPC Use By Dates Range Included States
A G Specialty Foods "The Goods" Snack Pack 8 oz 840152411459 05/16/2022-06/03/2022 OR, WA
A G Specialty Foods Peanut Butter Strawberry Jam Old Fashioned White Bread 6.5 oz 840152424091 05/06/2022-06/03/2022 OR, WA
A G Specialty Foods Peanut Butter Strawberry Jam White Bread 6.5 oz 840152474096 05/16/2022-06/03/2022 OR, WA
A G Specialty Foods We BE PB & Jammin' Snack Box 6 oz 840152411404 05/16/2022-06/03/2022 OR, WA

No illnesses or deaths have been reported in consumption with A G Specialty Foods’ products to date.

In addition, if you may have further distributed this product, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall and inform them to not consume the products and destroy or discard them.

A G Specialty Foods, Inc. initiated this recall because it contains the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter and Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz cups, Jif Natural To Go 1.5oz cups, and Smuckers Peanut Butter 3/4oz cups that are recalled by J.M. Smucker Co. because of an outbreak of infections from Salmonella.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Drug Administration.

Anyone who has the recalled products produced by A G Specialty Foods in their possession should not consume and should discard the affected products including the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz cups, Jif Natural Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz cups, and Smuckers Peanut Butter 3/4oz cups.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 503-305-6100, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/g-specialty-foods-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-food-products-containing-jif-and-smuckers-peanut?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Albanese Confectionery Group, Inc. Recalls Select Peanut Butter Products Because of Possible Health Risk

May 27, 2022

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Albanese Confectionery Group, Inc. of Merrillville, Indiana is voluntarily recalling Albanese® Mini and Giant Peanut Butter Cups because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

This recall is a direct result of the J.M. Smucker Co. Jif® Peanut Butter recall.  This product was not manufactured onsite at Albanese Confectionery Group, Inc. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The products were distributed nationwide and reached consumers through select retail stores. The products are sold in bulk bins unpackaged.

Products affected by this recall and the retailers where product was sold are listed below.

Product Description Sold After
Rich's Milk Chocolate Mini Peanut Butter Cups November 11, 2021
Rich's Milk Chocolate Giant Layered Peanut Butter Cups January 23, 2022

Retailers:

  • Kitchen Kneads    
    • 3030 Grant Ave Ogden Ut 84401
  • 2 B Sweet    
    • 706 S Delaware St Conrad Mt 59425
  • 2 Kids Candy Store    
    • 640 Sw Bay Blvd Newport Or 97365
  • J'S Natural Foods, Inc.    
    • 105 Smelter Ave Ne Ste 17 Great Falls Mt 59404
  • Shelby's Sugar Shop    
    • 3100 Sw College Rd Ocala Fl 34474
  • Aggie's Chocolates    
    • 979 Washington St W Lewisburg Wv 24901
  • Ah, Whatta Bout Mimi    
    • 701 W Market St Louisville Ky 40202
  • Alaska Marine Lines    
    • 5615 West Marginal Way Sw Seattle Wa 98106
  • Albanese Confectionery    
    • 5441 E Lincoln Hwy Merrillville In 46410
  • Albanese Confectionery    
    • 1910 W 83Rd Ave Merrillville In 46410
  • Alimentari By Pig In A Fur Coat    
    • 306 S Brearly St Madison Wi 53703
  • All City Candy    
    • 746 Richmond Rd Cleveland Oh 44143
  • All Things Chocolate & More    
    • 10471 Ford Ave Richmond Hill Ga 31324
  • Amy's Candy Bar    
    • 4704 N Damen Ave Chicago Il 60625
  • Around The Corner Candy    
    • 101 S 1St St West Dundee Il 60118
  • Artful Home & Garden, Llc.    
    • 6519 Highway 52 E Murrayville Ga 30564
  • Ashley's Candy And Nut Shoppe    
    • 39 E Main St Ashland Oh 44805
  • Tropik Sun Fruit And Nut    
    • 1001 Barnes Crossing Rd Tupelo Ms 38804
  • Backyard Market    
    • 522 N Market St Mount Carmel Il 62863
  • Bake My Day    
    • 2153 Stumbo Rd Mansfield Oh 44906
  • Bankhead's Candies    
    • 810 Business Highway 61 N Bowling Green Mo 63334
  • Banner Companies    
    • 443 N Frederick Ave Gaithersburg Md 20877
  • Banner Hallmark    
    • 1639 Hilltop West Shopping Center Virginia Beach Va 23451
  • Banner Hallmark    
    • 2340 York Crossing Dr Hayes Va 23072
  • Banner Hallmark    
    • 120 Arthur Way Newport News Va 23602
  • Banner Hallmark    
    • 5226 Fairfield Shopping Ctr Virginia Beach Va 23464
  • Beanies Candy Store & Ice Cream    
    • 1011 S State St Lockport Il 60441
  • Blooming Ideas    
    • 321 Cedar St Wilton Ia 52778
  • Blossoms    
    • 220 Bohemia Dr Denmark Wi 54208
  • Blue Gate Restaurant    
    • 195 N Van Buren Shipshewana In 46565
  • Brockel's Chocolates    
    • 117 N 29Th St Billings Mt 59101
  • Bulk Fresh Pantry    
    • 6382 S Cass Ave Westmont Il 60559
  • Bullseye Market Place    
    • 350 Johnnycake Ln Three Rivers Mi 49093
  • Burke's Naturals Inc.    
    • 20 Pimentel Ct Ste B17 Novato Ca 94949
  • Cabots Candy Factory    
    • 276 Commercial St Provincetown Ma 02657
  • Candy Club, LLC    
    • 9431 Allpoints Pkwy Plainfield In 46168
  • Candy Connection    
    • 123 Broadway Wisconsin Dells Wi 53965
  • Candy Emporium    
    • 58 W Main St Nashville In 47448
  • Candy World Wharf    
    • 6 Fishermans Wharf Monterey Ca 93940
  • Candyland    
    • 700 Cannery Row Monterey Ca 93940
  • Caruso's Candy Kitchen    
    • 130 S Front St Dowagiac Mi 49047
  • Cathy's Ice Cream    
    • 108 Hwy 70 E Saint Germain Wi 54558 United States
  • Celine’s Sweets    
    • 879 Grant Ave Novato Ca 94945
  • Charley Creek Inn    
    • 111 W Market St Wabash In 46992
  • Chocolate Bliss    
    • 110 E 5Th St Jasper In 47546
  • Chocolate Creations USA    
    • 532 S 3Rd Ave Wausau Wi 54401
  • Coffee Express-O    
    • 2200 Tanger Blvd Washington Pa 15301
  • Confections For Any Occasion    
    • 101 N Milwaukee St Theresa Wi 53091
  • Cookies By Design    
    • 3382 Middle Rd Bettendorf Ia 52722
  • Cora Lee Candies    
    • 1831 Waukegan Rd Glenview Il 60025
  • Cork's Grocery    
    • 1956 Lafayette St Waterloo Ia 50703
  • Cosmic Candy    
    • 6528 N Oceana Dr Hart Mi 49420
  • Custer's Cones    
    • 124 Douglas St Chetek Wi 54728
  • Cuzzins Candy Store    
    • 111 Main Ave S
  • Dakota Nuts -N- Candy    
    • 218 N 4Th St Bismarck Nd 58501
  • Dam Candy Store    
    • 197 River St Leland Mi 49654
  • Del's Popcorn Express    
    • 100 W Debby Dr Mount Zion Il 62549
  • Derby General Store    
    • 15351 Old State Road 70 Derby In 47525
  • Doug's Sports House    
    • 120 N Crockett St Granbury Tx 76048
  • Duluth Candy Co.    
    • 103 E Superior St Duluth Mn 55802
  • East End Colony    
    • 55601 Rd 126N Havre Mt 59501
  • Eden Prairie Scheels    
    • 8301 Flying Cloud Dr Eden Prairie Mn 55344
  • Emily Mazaris    
    • 214 North Walnut St Howell Mi 48843
  • Emily'S Sweet Treats Boutique    
    • 3484 Clover Hill Dr Clarksville Tn 37043
  • Eugene J. Candy Co    
    • 16 Wilson Ave Brooklyn Ny 11237
  • Fensel's    
    • 500 N Us Hwy 81 Freeman Sd 57029
  • Fill My Jar    
    • 3726 Prairie Ave Brookfield Il 60513
  • Flat Bottom Pretzels    
    • 6145 W 63Rd St Chicago Il 60638
  • Fleming Candy Co.    
    • 3680 S Main St Salisbury Nc 28147
  • Flower Store    
    • 2290 Moores Mill Rd Auburn Al 36830
  • Fluffy's Candy    
    • 9502 N Newport Hwy Suite 4B Spokane Wa 99218
  • Froehlichs Market    
    • 26 N Elm St Three Oaks Mi 49128
  • Fuzziwigs At Scheels    
    • 3030 Pine Lake Rd Lincoln Ne 68516
  • Gabrielle Chocolates    
    • 72 Albany St Cazenovia Ny 13035
  • Gathered At The Depot Llc    
    • 1311 Brush Creek Rd Deary Id 83823
  • Georgia Nut Company, Inc.    
    • 7500 Linder Ave Skokie Il 60077
  • Gesserts Ice Cream    
    • 99A Lake St Elkhart Lake Wi 53020
  • Glen Ellyn Sweet Shoppe    
    • 550 Crescent Blvd Glen Ellyn Il 60137
  • Gourmet Goodies    
    • 458 Essex Pl Carol Stream Il 60188
  • Gretels Candy House    
    • 1910 Us-17 Bus Surfside Beach Sc 29575
  • Gretels Candy House    
    • 1910 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach Sc 29575
  • Gumslingers    
    • 104 N 5Th St Alpine Tx 79830
  • Harvest Market    
    • 2029 S Neil St Champaign Il 61820
  • Henry's Candy Co    
    • 243 High St Hamilton Oh 45011
  • Holy Miracle Non-Denomination    
    • 3426 193Rd St Lansing Il 60438
  • Horrocks Farm Market Inc    
    • 7420 W Saginaw Hwy Lansing Mi 48917
  • Horrocks Market    
    • 4455 Breton Rd Se Kentwood Mi 49508
  • I Want Candy, LLC    
    • 27 S Prospect Ave Clarendon Hills Il 60514
  • Ice Cream Of Hallandale    
    • 1723 E Hallandale Beach Blvd Hallandale Fl 33009
  • Incredible Bulk    
    • 3404 W 13Th St Grand Island Ne 68803
  • Indiana Chocolates, LLC    
    • 2288 W 86Th St Indianapolis In 46260
  • Inside Scoop    
    • 800 N Green River Rd Evansville In 47715
  • J&K Sweet Shop    
    • 104 W Collins St Brazil In 47834
  • James Feldman Assoc.    
    • 505 N Lake Shore Dr Ste 6601 Chicago Il 60611
  • Jane's Sweet Addictions/Kiosk    
    • 2200 W War Memorial Dr Peoria Il 61613
  • Jeter Mountain Farm    
    • 1126 Jeter Mountain Rd Hendersonville Nc 28739
  • Jordan's Sweet Shoppe    
    • 26400 Kuykendahl Road The Woodlands Tx 77389
  • KC's Something Sweet, Llc    
    • 105 Townline Rd Lake Geneva Wi 53147
  • Kelli's Gift Baskets, LLC    
    • 4008 Hidden Falls Dr Prospect Ky 40059
  • Klinger Farm Market    
    • 12756 132Nd St Chippewa Falls Wi 54729
  • Lake Erie Candy Company    
    • 3330 W 26Th St Erie Pa 16506
  • Larry's Brown Deer Market    
    • 8737 N Deerwood Dr Milwaukee Wi 53209
  • Lebanon Candy And Sports Cards    
    • 38 E Mulberry St Lebanon Oh 45036
  • Lee's Marketplace - Logan    
    • 555 E 1400 N North Logan Ut 84341
  • Lickity Split    
    • 6056 N Broadway Chicago Il 60660
  • Lollipops Candy Shop    
    • 614 Sea Mountain Hwy North Myrtle Beach Sc 29582
  • Ma & Pa's Candy    
    • 424 Robert Parker Coffin Rd Long Grove Il 60047
  • Main Street Sweets    
    • 307 Main St Cedar Falls Ia 50613
  • Manny's Coffee Shop Inc.    
    • 1141 S Jefferson St Chicago Il 60607
  • Matt's Ice Cream    
    • 1308 Gulf Shores Pkwy Gulf Shores Al 36542
  • Maw Maws Cupboard Llc    
    • 202 E Booneslick Rd Warrenton Mo 63383
  • Mountain Sweets Distributing    
    • 15 Peddlers Sq Waynesville Nc 28786
  • Mursell's Sweet Shop    
    • 125 N Cache Dr Jackson Wy 83001
  • Naper Nuts & Sweets    
    • 10 W Jefferson Ave Naperville Il 60540
  • Northwood Confections    
    • 361 Canal Park Dr Duluth Mn 55802
  • Northwoods Candy    
    • 312 North Garden Bloomington Mn 55425
  • Nutty Over Sweets    
    • 6 White Deer Plz Sparta Nj 07871
  • Oh How Sweet It Is   
    • 1331 Freeport Rd Ste 100 Cheswick Pa 15024
  • Oh So Yummy    
    • 300 Main St Marble Falls Tx 78654
  • Oil & Vinegar Junction    
    • 6300 Sagewood Dr Ste C Park City Ut 84098
  • Olivia's Market    
    • 2014 W Wabansia Ave Chicago Il 60647
  • Painted Turtle Chocolatier    
    • 229 Central Ave Osseo Mn 55369
  • Paulina Market    
    • 3501 N Lincoln Ave Chicago Il 60657
  • Pearl Ice Cream    
    • 207 Pearl St La Crosse Wi 54601
  • Penny Crest Floral    
    • 220 N Defiance St Archbold Oh 43502
  • Peter's Gourmet Market    
    • 4499 Ivanrest Ave Sw Grandville Mi 49418
  • Planters Seed And Spice/ Debbie    
    • 513 Walnut St Kansas City Mo 64106
  • Popcorn Cafe, Llc    
    • 1108 E Markland Ave Kokomo In 46901
  • Popcorn Plus    
    • 2600 Beach Blvd Biloxi Ms 39531
  • Produce Depot    
    • 8126 Wicker Ave St John In 46373
  • Pulse    
    • 501 County Road 6 E Elkhart In 46514
  • Raffy`s Candy Store    
    • 2571 E Lincoln Hwy New Lenox Il 60451
  • Raffy's Candy Store    
    • 832 Laraway Rd New Lenox Il 60451
  • Raffy's Candy Store    
    • 21 S White St Frankfort Il 60423
  • Reno Scheels    
    • 1200 Scheels Dr Sparks Nv 89434
  • Albanese Retail Wb    
    • 5441 E Lincoln Hwy Merrillville In 46410
  • Saykllys Confection & Gifts    
    • 1304 Ludington St Escanaba Mi 49829
  • Schakolad    
    • 351 Marketplace Ml Plainfield In 46168
  • Scheels Home & Hardware    
    • 3030 Pine Lake Rd Lincoln Ne 68516
  • Scheels Home & Hardware    
    • 1551 45Th St S Fargo Nd58103
  • Shelby'S Sugar Shop    
    • 1910 Wells Rd Ste Orange Park Fl 32073
  • Shelby'S Sugar Shop    
    • 4125 Cleveland Ave Fort Myers Fl 33901
  • Shelton Farms Wholesale Co.    
    • 1832 S 11Th St Niles Mi 49120
  • Simple Tidings & Kitchen    
    • 1115 Main St Sumner Wa 98390
  • Simply Irresistible    
    • 116 S Commercial St Branson Mo 65616
  • Simply Sweet By Margarete    
    • 189 S Green St Tupelo Ms 38804 United States
  • Ski'S Meat Market    
    • 5370 Us Hwy 10 Stevenspoint Wi 54481
  • Smokey Mountain Candy Makers    
    • 3410 Parkway Pigeon Forge Tn 37863
  • So Good Candies Llc    
    • 25 W 3Rd St Ste A Peru In 46970
  • So Sweet Candy Café    
    • 531 Varick St Utica Ny 13502
  • Squatch Sweets    
    • 317 E Lake St Suite C Mccall Id 83638
  • Stony Point Pharmacy    
    • 69 S Liberty Dr Stony Point Ny 10980 United States
  • Sugar Daddy'S    
    • 27494 Novi Rd Novi Mi 48377
  • Sugar Factory Rosemont    
    • 5445 Park Pl Rosemont Il 60018
  • Sugar Rush    
    • 3735 Parkway Ave Pigeon Forge Tn 37863
  • Sugar Shack Kimmswick    
    • 114 Market Street Kimmswick Mo 63053
  • Sugarhouse Sweets & Gifts    
    • 6459 Main St Cass City Mi 48726
  • Sweet Cone Alabama    
    • 26651 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach Al 36561
  • Sweet Cone Alabama    
    • 4115 Thomas Dr Panama City Beach Fl 32408
  • Sweet Factory    
    • 2800 W Big Beaver Rd Ste V-348 Troy Mi 48084-3234
  • Sweet Street Candies And Goodies    
    • 17 W Saint Charles Rd Lombard Il 60148
  • Sweet Tooth    
    • 450 Sw Powerhouse Dr Ste 402 Bend Or 97702 United States
  • Sweet Tooth    
    • 108 W. Washington Morris Il 60450
  • Sweet Treats Candy    
    • 4201 Coldwater Rd Fort Wayne In 46805
  • Sweet Treats Candy    
    • 800 N Green River Rd Evansville In 47715
  • Sweet Treats Candy    
    • 6501 Grape Rd Mishawaka In 46545
  • Tenutas    
    • 3203 52Nd St. Kenosha Wi 53142
  • Teri Jean Florist    
    • 914 S Saint Louis St Sparta Il 62286
  • The Chocolate Shop    
    • 532 S 3Rd Ave Wausau Wi 54401
  • The Classy Cricket    
    • 301 Bradley St Carrollton Ga 30117
  • The Country Store    
    • 1510 N 6Th St Monticello In 47960
  • The Fudge Kettle    
    • 5530 E Us Highway 36 Avon In 46123
  • The General Store At Creek Crossing    
    • 7181 Highway 119 S Eolia Ky 40826
  • The Peddler    
    • 22 Alabama St Cave Spring Ga 30124
  • The Savory Gourmet    
    • 50 Canton St Alpharetta Ga 30009
  • The Sweet Tooth Llc    
    • 114 W Blackhawk Ave Prairie Du Chien Wi 53821
  • The Wilton Candy Kitchen    
    • 310 Cedar St Wilton Ia 52778
  • The Yum Factory, Inc.    
    • 2449 Broadway St Quincy Il 62301
  • Thornapple Floral    
    • 8540 W Crane Road Middleville Mi 49333
  • Three Georges Candy Shop    
    • 226 Dauphin St Mobile Al 36602
  • Toot Sweets    
    • 59 S 3Rd St Oxford Pa 19363
  • Truffles & Cream    
    • 55 E Pine St Zionsville In 46077
  • Two B Sweet    
    • 706 S Delaware St Conrad Mt 59425
  • Unf East    
    • 578 L And C Distribution Park Richburg Sc 29729
  • Unf East    
    • 225 Cross Farm Ln York Pa 17406
  • United Natural Foods East    
    • 655 Commerce Parkway East Dr Greenwood In 46143
  • Wagner Market    
    • 502 N Main St Oshkosh Wi 54901
  • Weyauwega Star Dairy    
    • 109 N Mill St Weyauwega Wi 54983
  • Winstead Candy Co    
    • 3111 W Chandler Blvd Ste 2320 Chandler Az 85226
  • Wythe Candy & Gourmet    
    • 144 Tewning Road Williamsburg Va 23185
  • Zaoli Sweets Llc    
    • 308 Libbie Ave Richmond Va 23226

Customers who purchased the above listed product with the associated lot are urged to destroy the product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at (219) 472-6306 Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM or inquiries@albaneseconfectionery.com. 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/albanese-confectionery-group-inc-recalls-select-peanut-butter-products-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Garden Cut, LLC Recalls Snack Cups Containing Jif® Peanut Butter Due to the Potential for Salmonella Contamination

May 24, 2022

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Garden Cut, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana, is recalling Garden Cut products containing 0.750z JifPeanut Butter Cup due to supplier notification of a possible Salmonella contamination (products are listed below).

Garden Cut has ceased producing and distributing products containing 0.750z JifPeanut Butter Cups.

Use or consumption of products contaminated with Salmonella may result in serious illness. It can also produce serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with Salmonella can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

The product was distributed to seven states: Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Product Name Item Number / Code Item UPC Expiration Date
Sweet Apple Wedges with Peanut Butter 6oz/4ct 17443 053495119986 May 25, 2022 - June 7, 2022
Tart Apple Wedges with Peanut Butter 6oz/4ct 17441 053495090186 May 25, 2022 - June 7, 2022
Celery Bites with Peanut Butter 6oz/4ct 17449 053495080705 May 25, 2022 - June 3, 2022

No other Garden Cut products are affected or are involved in this recall. This affected peanut butter is contained in a separate package labeled Jif.

Food safety remains a top priority for Garden Cut, and we have full confidence that all appropriate steps are being taken to protect our consumers. Garden Cut has informed the FDA of this recall and is working with customers to ensure the impacted product is removed from store shelves and is no longer distributed.

If consumers believe they have purchased a recalled item, they should dispose of the product and not consume it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. For further information regarding the Jif

Recall, Consumers can learn more at:
https ://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-salmonella-peanut-buttermay-2022

Please contact Chris Bradley by email at cbradley@indyfruit.comor by phone at 317-981-3471 for any questions related to this matter.
4501 Massachusettes Avenue - Indianapolis, Indiana 46218
Phone (317) 546-2425 Toll Free (800) 377-2425 Fax (317) 543-0521

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/garden-cut-llc-recalls-snack-cups-containing-jifr-peanut-butter-due-potential-salmonella?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Brookshire Grocery Company Recalls Yellow Flesh Peaches Because of Possible Health Risk

May 25, 2022

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Brookshire Grocery Company of Tyler, Texas has issued a voluntary recall of bulk Yellow Flesh Peaches available in stores between 4/15/22 and 5/17/22, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. 

Yellow Flesh Peaches subject to this voluntary recall were sold at Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market, and FRESH by Brookshire’s retail stores in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

The Yellow Flesh Peaches are a product of Chile and may have a PLU sticker with the words “CHILE” and “TREE RIPE YELLOW PEACH” and the numeral 4044.  Potentially affected product was received from a distributor and shipped to store locations between 4/15/22 and 4/24/22.  Due to the fresh nature of the product, no fresh fruit is expected to be in any household, but consumers who may have frozen or otherwise preserved this item may have it in their possession.

No illnesses have been reported to Brookshire Grocery Company to date.

The recall is a result of random sampling conducted at Brookshire’s distribution center by the Texas Department of State Health Services after potentially affected product was shipped to stores and which revealed a positive test for Listeria monocytogenes.  Brookshire Grocery Company immediately disposed of the affected product at the distribution center, issued a recall notice to its stores, and implemented sanitation procedures at all retail and affected locations. 

Any consumer who may have purchased bulk Yellow Flesh Peaches from a Brookshire Grocery Company retail store between 4/15/22 and 5/17/22 and still has them in their possession should dispose of the product immediately.  Consumers with questions may contact Brookshire Grocery Company at 1-888-937-3776.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/brookshire-grocery-company-recalls-yellow-flesh-peaches-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Blue Moose Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Tree Nuts (Cashew) and Soy in Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip, 7oz.

May 22, 2022

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Product Name: “Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip” 7oz.
Brand: Blue Moose
Lot #: SS446931
UPC Code: 847847004675
Dip contains Undeclared Tree Nut (Cashew) and Soy Allergens.


Blue Moose of Boulder (Colorado) is voluntarily recalling Blue Moose Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip, 7oz. as the dip contains undeclared tree nut (Cashew) and soy allergens.

This recall has been initiated due to mislabeling issue where a small run Spinach Artichoke Cashew Dip was labeled as Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip. Improperly labeled units were discovered at the store level when stocking products. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashews or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. See enclosed product label to help in identifying the product at retail/user level.

This product was shipped on 5/13/22 to Vons, Albertsons, and Pavilions Grocery Stores located throughout southern California as well as the Las Vegas, Nevada area.

The product comes in a 7-ounce square clear plastic container labeled as “Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip”. The affected product can be identified by the lot number ink-coded on the side of the container as Lot# SS446931 Best By 8/10/22. No other lots were affected by this issue.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this situation.

Consumers who purchased the product may return it to the retail location where the purchased for a full refund or exchange.

Please contact Bill Cancellieri (303-521-8216) M-F 9am – 4 PM with any concerns

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/blue-moose-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-tree-nuts-cashew-and-soy-spinach-artichoke-parmesan-dip?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Taher, Inc Recalls “Fresh Seasons Power Packs”

May 24, 2022

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Taher Inc. of Plymouth, MN, is recalling its 6.3 ounce packages of "Fresh Seasons Power Packs" because they contain Jif Peanut Butter, and have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled "Fresh Seasons Power Packs" were distributed in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin in retail stores and vending machines.

The product comes in a 6.3 ounce, clear plastic package marked with lot numbers: 135-142 on the bottom with expiration dates ranging from 5/24 to 5/31.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after confirming the firm received ¾ oz Creamy Peanut Butter Foodservice Cups affected by the nationwide Jif Peanut Butter Recall.

Consumers who have purchased 6.3 ounce packages of "Power Packs" are urged to destroy them. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 763-452-7346.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/taher-inc-recalls-fresh-seasons-power-packs?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Celery Peanut Butter Cup G&G and Apple Peanut Butter Cup G&G Because of Possible Health Risk

May 24, 2022

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Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods Inc, of Portland, Oregon is initiating a voluntary recall of perishable Celery Peanut Butter Cup G&G and Apple Peanut Butter Cup G&G containing the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5oz. cups due to a potential Salmonella contamination.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled products have 9-days shelf life and were distributed in Oregon and Washington to retailers and supermarkets from 02/19/2022 through 05/23/2022. A list of recalled products and affected Use By Dates range is listed in the table below.

Brand Product Pack Size UPC Use By Dates Range Included States
Mary's Harvest Celery Peanut Butter Cup G&G 6/7.5 oz 887241796721 05/15/2022-05/31/2022 OR, WA
Mary's Harvest Apple Peanut Butter Cup G&G 6/6.5 oz 887241796714 05/15/2022-05/30/2022 OR, WA

Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods, Inc. initiated this recall because it contains the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5 oz. cup that is recalled by JM Smucker Co.

In addition, if you may have further distributed this product, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall and inform them to not consume the products and destroy or discard it. 

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.  

Anyone who has the recalled Mary’s Harvest products in their possession should not consume and should discard of the affected G&G cup including the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5 oz. cup. Peanut Butter has a longer shelf life than celery or apple, consumer who saved the Jif Creamy Peanut Butter To Go 1.5 oz. cups from G&G products should not consume it.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 503-808-9444, Monday-Friday, 8am -4:30pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/marys-harvest-fresh-foods-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-celery-peanut-butter-cup-gg-and-apple-peanut?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Coblentz Chocolate Company Recalls Select Peanut Butter Products Because of Possible Health Risk

May 24, 2022

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Coblentz Chocolate Company of Walnut Creek, Ohio is recalling certain Peanut Butter Products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

This recall is a direct result of the J.M. Smucker Co. Jif® Peanut Butter recall.  Coblentz Chocolate Company has ceased using Jif® Peanut Butter in production at this time. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The products were distributed nationwide and reached consumers through the Coblentz Chocolate Company retail store and other retail locations.

The products included in the recall were sold between November 12, 2021, and May 21, 2022.  The specific products include lot numbers 1315-2140.

Products included in the recall are Peanut Butter Spread, Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Graham Peanut Butter Sandwich, Ritz Peanut Butter Sandwich, Oversized Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Fudge Sampler, Peanut Butter Fudge, Buckeye Fudge, Oversized Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, Oversized Peanut Butter Pretzel Cluster, Peanut Butter Truffle, Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Corn, Select Gift Boxes: 4 oz. Deluxe Assortment, 8 oz. Deluxe Assortment, 16 oz. Deluxe Assortment, 32 oz. Deluxe Assortment, 8 oz. Assorted Creams, 16 oz. Assorted Creams.

Consumers who have purchased any of the items listed above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions can contact the company at jifrecall@CoblentzChocolates.com or 1-800-338-9341.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/coblentz-chocolate-company-recalls-select-peanut-butter-products-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Cargill Voluntarily Recalls 795, 8oz Boxes of Product Containing Jif® Peanut Butter Due to the Potential for Salmonella Contamination

May 23, 2022

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Cargill is voluntarily recalling select lots of Milk and Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Ritz® Crackers, Peanut Butter Meltaways, Peanut Butter Eggs and Fudge sold locally through the Wilbur Chocolate Retail Store in Lititz, Pa. and online at Wilburbuds.com. The products contain Jif® peanut butter that was recalled by the J.M. Smucker company on May 20, 2022, due to the potential for Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Recalled product information

This recall affects 795, 8-ounce boxes of peanut butter containing products. These products were sold at the Wilbur Chocolate store in Lititz, Pa. and online at Wilburbuds.com between Feb. 9, 2022 and March 28, 2022. The recalled items can be identified using the following information:

  • K119D Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs - 8 oz. Box
    • Lot 220216AC, Best if Used by Date of 5/16/2022
  • K119M Milk Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs - 8 oz. Box
    • Lot 220216AF, Best if Used by Date of 5/16/2022
  • K120D Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Meltaways - 8 oz Box
    • Lot 220224AA, Best if Used by Date of 4/24/2022
    • Lot 220219AB, Best if Used by Date of 4/19/2022
    • Lot 220215AC, Best if Used by Date of 4/15/2022
  • K120M Milk Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Meltaways - 8 oz. Box
    • Lot 220222AA with Best if Used by Date of 4/22/2022
    • Lot 220218AG with Best if Used by Date of 4/18/2022
    • Lot 220215AE with Best if Used by Date of 4/15/2022
  • K121M Milk Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Ritz® Crackers - 8pc. 8 oz. Box
    • Lot 220302AF with Best if Used by Date of 6/2/2022
    • Lot 220216AJ with Best if Used by Date of 5/16/2022
    • Lot 220209AF with Best if Used by Date of 5/9/2022
  • K508 Peanut Butter and Chocolate Fudge - 8 oz. Box
    • Lot 220219AF with Best if Used by Date of 4/19/2022
  • K509 Peanut Butter Fudge - 8 oz. Box
    • Lot 220219AC with Best if Used by Date of 4/19/2022

No other Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate or Wilbur products are involved in this recall.

No illnesses or health-related complaints in connection with this recall have been reported to Cargill to date. However, there is an ongoing outbreak associated with the consumption of Jif peanut butter.

Customers who purchased this product should not consume it and dispose of or return any unconsumed portions to the Wilbur Chocolate Retail Store.  To return products and/or request a refund, contact Amy Weik at Aweik@cargill.comor call 717-627-7946 between 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Eastern, Monday-Friday.

Cargill and Wilbur Chocolate are taking this action in the interest of consumer safety.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/cargill-voluntarily-recalls-795-8oz-boxes-product-containing-jifr-peanut-butter-due-potential?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Albertsons Companies, in Cooperation with The J. M. Smucker Co., Voluntarily Recalls Select Store-Prepared Items Containing Peanut Butter Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination 

May 21, 2022

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Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI), in cooperation with its supplier The J. M. Smucker Co., has voluntarily recalled 11 store-prepared items due to possible Salmonella contamination. The FDA’s recall announcement can be found here.

The store-prepared items were available for purchase at the following banners: Albertsons, Safeway, Lucky, Haggen, Carrs-Safeway, Eagle, Tom Thumb, United, Amigos, Market Street, Albertsons Market, Andronico's Community Markets, Vons, Pak 'N Save, Shaw's, Star Market, Randalls, Vons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, King's and Balducci's. 

Consumers who have purchased these items are urged not to consume these products and to dispose of them or return the items to their local store for a full refund.

There have been no reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Consumers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should visit www.jif.com/contact-us or call 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM ET. Consumers can also contact Albertsons Companies at 1-877-723-3929.

Product Recall Details:

Product Name Sell Thru Dates Size Packaging States Banners
MINI
PEANUT
BUTTER
CREAM PIE
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 26, 22
Each Clear plastic square
bottom and
lid
Washington Haggen
APPLES
SLICED WITH
PEANUT
BUTTER
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 24, 22
8 oz Clear plastic cup and lid Colorado, Idaho,
Montana, Nevada,
North Dakota,
Oregon, Utah,
Wyoming
 
Albertsons, Safeway, Lucky
CELERY &
PEANUT
BUTTER CUP
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 26, 22
7 oz Clear plastic cup and lid Alaska, Colorado,
Idaho, Montana,
Nebraska, Nevada,
New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon,
South Dakota, Utah,
Washington,
Wyoming
Albertsons, Carrs-
Safeway, Eagle,
Lucky, Safeway
CHOCOLATE PEANUT
BUTTER CUP
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including Jul
20, 22
5 oz Clear plastic cup
overwrapped in plastic
Washington Haggen
DELI SNACK
PEANUT
BTR/TRAIL
MIX COMBO
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 26, 22
9 oz Clear plastic square
bottom and
lid
Alaska, Arkansas,
Colorado, Idaho,
Louisiana, Nebraska,
New Mexico,
Oregon, South
Dakota, Texas,
Washington,
Wyoming
Albertsons, CarrsSafeway, Eagle,
Randalls, Safeway,
Tom Thumb
Grab & Go Apple &
Celery Tray w/Peanut
Butter
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 24, 22
Each Clear plastic container and lid Nex Mexico, Texas United, Amigos,
Market Street,
Albertsons Market.
PEANUT
BUTTER &
CHOC FILLED
JMBO
CUPCAKE
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 26, 22
7.92 oz Clear plastic bottom and
lid
California, Hawaii, Nevada Safeway,
Andronico's
Community
Markets, Vons, Pak 'N Save
READYMEALS
PB & TRAIL
MIX SNACK
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 24, 22
7.60 oz Clear plastic square
bottom and
lid
Maine,
Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Rhode
Island, Vermont
Shaw's, Star Market
READYMEALS
QUAD PB
APPLE
CELERY
PRETZEL
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 24, 22
7 oz Clear plastic square
bottom and
lid
Alaska, Arkansas,
California, Colorado,
Hawaii, Idaho,
Illinois, Indiana,
Iowa, Louisiana,
Montana, Nevada,
North Dakota,
Oregon, Texas, Utah,
Washington,
Wyoming
Albertsons,
Andronico's
Community
Markets, Carrs-
Safeway, Eagle,
Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Pak 'N Save,
Randalls, Safeway,
Tom Thumb, Vons
READYMEALS
QUAD PB
APPLE
PRETZEL
BROWNIE
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 24, 22
6 oz Clear plastic square
bottom and
lid
Alaska, Arizona,
California, Colorado,
Connecticut,
Delaware, Hawaii,
Idaho, Maryland,
Montana, Nevada,
New Jersey, New
Mexico, New York,
North Dakota,
Oregon,
Pennsylvania, Texas,
Utah, Virginia,
Washington,
Washington DC,
Wyoming
ACME, Albertsons,
Andronico's
Community
Markets, CarrsSafeway, Eagle,
King's, Balducci's,
Lucky, Pak 'N Save,
Safeway, Vons
SCRATCH PIE PEANUT
BUTTER CRM
9IN
All Sell thru
Dates up to and
including
May 26, 22
Each Black plastic tray with
clear plastic dome lid
Washington Haggen

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/albertsons-companies-cooperation-j-m-smucker-co-voluntarily-recalls-select-store-prepared-items?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Wisco Pop! Announces Voluntary Recall of Soda Cans due to Potential Over-Carbonation of Soda Cans 

May 14, 2022

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Wisco Pop! announced today that it is voluntarily recalling its soda cans after discovering stray wild yeast in some of the cans. This yeast, particularly when warm, may begin fermenting and cause over-carbonation of the cans and the risk of cans bursting open. This may cause injury.  The recall involves all cans of all four Wisco Pop soda flavors – strawberry, grapefruit, cherry and ginger. These cans of soda have only been produced in March and April 2022 so all date-codes will be from March and April 2022. This recall does not include any bottled product or any Sparkle! sparkling water product. Further detail is provided below.

Wisco Pop! discovered this issue after receiving reports of a few warm cans bursting open. The affected cans were found to have some yeast present. Yeast is a naturally occurring organism in the world all around us and is generally harmless. However, when yeast resides within a warm, sugary liquid then it may ferment and over-carbonate the can. If the pressure builds too high, then the can may rupture causing a risk of injury.

While this issue may only affect a small amount of the cans, Wisco Pop! believes that it is critically important to take every precaution necessary to ensure the safety of its customers and the quality of its product. Wisco Pop! is actively working with its wholesale partners to eliminate these cans from warehouse inventory and remove them from store shelves.

Some of the affected cans have already been purchased by consumers. Wisco Pop! requests that consumers destroy these cans and reach out to sales@wiscopopsoda.com or direct message our facebook page with a picture of the can(s) and Wisco Pop! will work with you directly to offer a refund.

Consumers can determine whether they have cans affected by this voluntary recall by looking at the batch code on the bottom edge of the can. If the batch code matches one of the codes listed below then the can is part of the recall.

Affected Lots printed on the bottom edge of the cans:

  • Cherry Soda Lots – 030722.01 & 040822.02
  • Grapefruit Soda Lot – 031022.02
  • Ginger Soda Lots – 031322.02 & 040822.03
  • Strawberry Soda Lot – 040822.0

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wisco-pop-announces-voluntary-recall-soda-cans-due-potential-over-carbonation-soda-cans

Wawa Removes Two Products Containing Jif® Peanut Butter Due to Voluntary Recall by the J.M. Smucker Co. of Select Jif Products Sold in the U.S. 

May 21, 2022

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Effective today, Wawa has removed two products containing Jif Peanut Butter from all stores throughout our operating area (Mid Atlantic U.S.) The product was removed following a voluntary recall by the J.M. Smucker Co. of select products sold in the U.S. due to the potential food safety concern.

Of the products covered in the J.M. Smucker Co. recall, Wawa stores carried only two (2) items as follows:

  • Wawa Apple & Peanut Butter Dipper 4.9 oz (all codes) – All Wawa Stores
  • JIF Creamy Peanut Butter 16 Oz | UPC: 00051500255162 | Lot codes: 1274425 thru 2140425

The press release from J.M. Smucker Co. with specific with more details on the full recall can be found here.

If consumers have products matching the above description in their possession, they should dispose of it immediately. Consumers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should visit www.jif.com/contact-us or call 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM ET.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wawa-removes-two-products-containing-jifr-peanut-butter-due-voluntary-recall-jm-smucker-co-select

QueensMade Lemonade Issues a Voluntary Recall Due to Products Being Adulterated 

May 19, 2022

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QueensMade Lemonade LLC Cincinnati is issuing a voluntary recall of all its juice-type products, including all lemonade flavors as well as its Ginger Turmeric shots. The products included in this recall are adulterated because they were produced without the benefit of inspection and the safety parameters were not able to be verified.

The juice products were sold at various retail locations, restaurants, and mobile food trucks throughout the Cincinnati area.

  • QueensMade Lemonade
    • 16oz. plastic bottle and 32 oz plastic jug
  • QueensMade Mixed Berry Lemonade
    • 16oz. plastic bottle
  • QueensMade Strawberry Lemonade
    • 16oz. plastic bottle and 32 oz plastic jug
  • QueensMade Mango Lemonade
    • 16oz. plastic bottle
  • QueensMade Munkfruit Lemonade
    • 16oz. plastic bottle
  • Ginger Turmeric shots

Point-of-sale locations include:

  • Curb Master Food Truck
  • BP Oil Gas Station-6464 Winton Road, Cincinnati
  • Jo Jo Fish and Chicken-979 Hawthorne Avenue, Cincinnati
  • Supreme Styles Barber Shop-1569 Chase Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223
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No reports of illness involving these products have been reported. Individuals exhibiting signs or symptoms of foodborne illness should contact a physician immediately.

All product involved in this recall can be returned to QueensMade Lemonade LLC, 4978 Cleves Warsaw Pike. Cincinnati, Ohio 45238. Customers or suppliers with any questions or concerns should contact Lynell Wilson at (513) 205-3753.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/queensmade-lemonade-issues-voluntary-recall-due-products-being-adulterated?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

The J. M. Smucker Co. Issues Voluntary Recall of Select Jif® Products Sold in the U.S. for Potential Salmonella Contamination 

May 20, 2022

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The J. M. Smucker Co. is recalling select Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. due to potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled peanut butter was distributed nationwide in retail stores and other outlets. Recalled products include the products below with lot codes 1274425 – 2140425. Lot codes are included alongside best-if-used-by date.

Description UPC
JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER  5150025516
JIF 16 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER     5150025537
JIF 96 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK     5150024705
JIF 96 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK     5150024706
JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER     5150007565
JIF 12 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER INTERNATIONAL     5150008026
JIF 3/4 OUNCE PEANUT BUTTER PLASTIC CASE     5150008051
JIF .64 OUNCE NATURAL PEANUT BUTTER PLASTIC CASE     5150008058
JIF 96 COUNT NATURAL PEANUT BUTTER TO GO CASE 5150021889
JIF 36 COUNT CREAMY JIF PEANUT TO GO CASE 5150024114
JIF 8 COUNT CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO     5150024130
JIF 8 COUNT CREAMY PBTR TO GO     5150024136
JIF 4.5 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO    5150024137
JIF 54 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 36 PACK     5150024143
JIF 28 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER     5150024163
JIF 96 COUNT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO     5150024170
JIF 54 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 36 PACK    5150024174
JIF 28 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER     5150024177
JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL HONEY 5150024182
JIF 12 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024191
JIF 12 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024307
JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024321
JIF 28 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024322
JIF 4 POUND CAN CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024331
JIF 96 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY TWINPACK 5150024404
JIF 15.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150024540
JIF 13 OUNCE SQUEEZABLE POUCH 5150024545
JIF 33.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150024548
JIF 13 OUNCE NATURAL SQUEEZE POUCH 5150024572
JIF 80 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024769
JIF 80 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150024776
JIF 40 OUNCE REDUCED FAT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025499
JIF 16 OZ REDUCED FAT CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025518
JIF 16 OUNCE CREAMY OMEGA 3 PEANUT BUTTER 5150025530
JIF 80 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TWIN PACK 5150025542
JIF 16 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025565
JIF 16 OUNCE NATURAL CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025574
JIF 16 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER HONEY 5150025578
JIF 40 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150072001
JIF 40 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150072002
JIF 46.5 OUNCE NO ADDED SUGAR PEANUT BUTTER 5150041418
JIF 1.1 OUNCE PORTION CONTROL PEANUT BUTTER 120 COUNT 5150092100
JIF 48 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024094
JIF 48 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024095
JIF 1.5 oz CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER TO GO 5150024141
JIF 48 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY 5150024402
JIF 40 OUNCE CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024090
JIF 40 OUNCE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER 5150024091
JIF 40 OUNCE NATURAL CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER 5150025524

If consumers have products matching the above description in their possession, they should dispose of it immediately.

Consumers who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should visit www.jif.com/contact-usExternal Link Disclaimer or call 800-828-9980 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM ET.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/j-m-smucker-co-issues-voluntary-recall-select-jifr-products-sold-us-potential-salmonella

White Cane Sockeye Salmon LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Soy in Wild Alaskan Cooked and Smoked Salmon 

May 19, 2022

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White Cane Sockeye Salmon LLC of Coeurd-Alene, ID is recalling Wild Alaskan Cooked and Smoked Salmon because it contains undeclared Wheat and Soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected Wild Alaskan Cooked and Smoked Salmon has been sold at farmer’s markets Green Valley, Udall Park, Oro Valley, and Rillito Park in Arizona. The affected product was last sold on 5/15/2022.

The affected Wild Alaskan Cooked and Smoked Salmon is packaged in vacuum bag, sold frozen, and there is no lot code or best by date on a package. Enclosed is the label of the affected product.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing wheat and soy in Teriyaki Sauce, but it was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat and soy.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Customers with wheat or soy allergy or sensitivity and have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume the product and dispose of it or return it to their place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Randy Houghton at 208- 661-7927, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm GMT or send email to WCSockeye@yahoo.com

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/white-cane-sockeye-salmon-llc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-wheat-and-soy-wild-alaskan-cooked-and?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Dierbergs Markets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Fresh Garden Spiral Pasta Salad in 12 Oz. & 2 Lb. Self-Service Packages 

May 18, 2022

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Dierbergs Markets will be recalling the Fresh Garden Spiral Pasta Salad with an outdate of 5/31/22 in the 12oz & 2 lb self-service packages.

All implicated product was produced on Friday May 13, 2022 and sent to stores on Saturday May 14, 2022, have been removed from the store shelves. Product was distributed to the following Dierbergs locations in the St. Louis, MO area: 94 Crossing, Arnold, Bogey Hills, Brentwood, Clarkson, Deer Creek, Des Peres, Fenton, Lake St. Louis, Market Place, Telegraph, Warson Woods, Wentzville, and Wildwood.

A Lead Assistant Deli / Seafood Manager at Lemay Dierbergs location discovered that the Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad was mislabeled as Fresh Garden Spiral Pasta Salad.

The product labeled as Garden Spiral Pasta Salad carries an undeclared egg allergen not present on the label.

No illness have been reported to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The following products are included in this recall and are identifiable by a label ID number of 108 in the lower left-hand corner about the UPC.

  • Fresh Garden Spiral Pasta Salad
    • Size: 12oz
    • UPC:23114500000
    • Sell By Date: 5/31/22
  • Fresh Garden Spiral Pasta Salad
    • Size: 2LB Family Pack
    • UPC: 23114500000
    • Sell By Date: 5/31/22

Dierbergs Markets is working closely with the Food & Drug Administration. No other Dierbergs Branded products are affected by this recall.

Dierbergs Markets is asking consumers who have packages of the product to return them unopened to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Dierbergs Markets at 1-636-532-8884 Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm CDT.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/dierbergs-markets-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-fresh-garden-spiral-pasta-salad-12-oz-2-lb?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. Recalls A Ready-To-Eat Bacon Topping Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

May 20, 2022

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Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., a Sioux Center, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 185,610 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) bacon topping products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

FSIS expects there to be additional products containing the bacon and urges consumers to check back frequently to view updated lists and labels.   

The RTE item was produced on various dates between Feb. 21, 2022 to Feb. 23, 2022 and March 3, 2022 to March 5, 2022. The following product is subject to recall [view labels]:      

  • 5-lb. packages containing “Golden Crisp PATRICK CUDAHY PRECOOKED BACON TOPPING” SKU 43200 12002 with lot codes 2054, 2062 and 2063.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “Smithfield PRECOOKED BACON TOPPING” SKU 43200 12003 with lot codes 2063 and 2064.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “Golden Crisp PATRICK CUDAHY FULLY COOKED BACON TOPPING APPLEWOOD SMOKED” SKU 43200 12296 with lot codes 2053 and 2062.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “Smithfield FULLY COOKED BACON TOPPING” SKU 43200 12663 with lot code 2064.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “MEMBER’S MARK FULLY COOKED BACON CRUMBLES” SKU 78742240923 with “BEST IF USED BY” date of “2022-11-18.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 27384” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors and retail locations nationwide. Some of the bacon product may have been used to produce other products.

The problem was discovered after the firm received a customer complaint reporting they found metal in the RTE bacon topping product.

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or found at distributor and retail locations. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Additionally, distributors and retailers are urged not to sell these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/smithfield-packaged-meats-corp-recalls-ready-eat-bacon-topping-products-due-possible

America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co., Ltd Recalls Ready to Eat Pork Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

May 18, 2022

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America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co., Ltd., a Bay Shore, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 14,635 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) sausage sticks and luncheon loaf products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The RTE sausage sticks and luncheon loaf items were produced on various dates from April 5, 2022 to May 5, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 16-oz. plastic bags containing one luncheon loaf with a “Use/Refreeze by NOV. 11, 2022” date and lot numbers of 422094 and 422110.
  • 23-oz. plastic bags containing 10 sausage sticks with a “Use/Refreeze by NOV. 13, 2022” date and lot numbers of 422094, 422102, 422112, 422116, 522122 and 522124.
  • 10-oz. plastic bags containing four sausage sticks with a “Use/Refreeze by NOV. 13, 2022” date and lot numbers of 422094, 422102, 422112, 422116, 422119, 522122 and 522123.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40200A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint reporting they found two metal pieces embedded in the sausage stick.

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Alice Zheng, America New York Ri Wang Food Group Co., Ltd., at 631-231-8999.
https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/america-new-york-ri-wang-food-group-co-ltd-recalls-ready-eat-pork-sausage-products

Mrs Miller’s Homemade Jams Issues Voluntary Recall Due to an Undeclared Soy Allergen

May 13, 2022

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Mrs Miller’s Homemade Jams Issues Voluntary Recall due to an undeclared soy allergen. Fredericksburg, OH (May 09, 2022) Mrs Miller’s Homemade Jams in Fredericksburg OH is voluntarily recalling its Smokey BBQ Bacon Jam and Spicy Chili Bacon Jam, packaged in 9 oz glass jars. The recall is due to an undeclared soy allergen found in the Worchestire Sauce and Hickory Smoke ingredients used in these jams. This recall has been initiated due to the ingredient label not stating a soy allergen.

Products were available for sale from 04/01/2019 - 05/09/2022 online and at the following retailers & distributors:

  • Ashery Country Store 8922 State Route 241, Fredericksburg, OH 44627
  • Mrs Miller's Homemade Noodles 9140 CR 192 Fredericksburg, OH 44627
  • Cracklin Pig Rosters Roasters PO Box 450 Berlin OH 44610
  • Hillside Orchard PO Box 281 Hinckley, OH 44233
  • Kountry Kin Crafts 902 Planing Mill St Caldwell OH 43724
  • German Village PO Box 223 Berlin, OH 44610
  • Amish Originals 8 N State St Westerville, OH 43081-2114
  • Country Hills Market 8229 County Road 201 Fredericksburg, OH 44627
  • Amish Door Market PO Box 215 Wilmot, OH 44689
  • Hershberger's Farm Market 5452 St Rt 557 Millersburg, OH 44654
  • Bunker Hill Cheese 6005 CR 77 Millersburg, OH 44654
  • Chuck Lager 4500 New Linden Hall Rd Pike Creek, DE 19808 609-351-4617
  • Steiner's Furniture LLC 10722 NW Grand Ave Sun City, AZ 85351 602 568 1149
  • Doak Distributing LLC Elmira MI
  • Maria Sobas 2461 Timbers Edge Ln Columbus OH 43235 9375376163
  • Bork Farms 537 Neal Rd. Homer City Pa. 15748
  • Anne's Mercantile 3825 N Cramer St Shorewood, WI 53211 7196472224
  • Burton Farms General Store 425 Conover Blvd W Conover, NC 28613 704 530 4372
  • Marie Bakers Gift Shop PO Box 75 Longville, MN 56655
  • Kidd’s Quality Merchandise 849 Midway Road Alum creek, WV 25003 Orchard Farm Stand 3350 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452
  • Mountain Witch Tea Company 40641 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA 93215
  • The Pantry 2122 US 92 Auburndale, FL 33823 863 206 3646
  • Garden Market 4660 Hwy 119 Montevallo, AL 35115
  • Floyd’s on 60 5830 Davis Creek Rd, Barboursville, WV 25504
  • Nagel Farm Stand 39491 Parson's Rd Grafton, OH 44044
  • Farmers Meats & Deli 304 552 6643 Cambridge True Value 115 North Ashland St Cambridge, MN 55008
  • New Creation Farm 12126 Clark Rd Chardon, OH 44024
  • J&J Sales 5770 Spring Grove Dr Solon, OH 44139
  • Streb's General Store 4369 OH-39, Millersburg, OH 44654
  • B & S Meat Packaging 1007 Heber Springs Rd Batesville AR 72501
  • Amish & Sofa City Outlet 3383 Hickory Blvd, Hudson NC 28638
  • Bay 15 115 N Ashland St Cambridge MN 55008
  • Bargain Depot USA Florida
  • Stirgwolt & Associates 2439 Coltsbridge Dr Lewis Center, OH 43035 Beekers General Store 226 E. Front St PO Box 273 Pemberville, OH 43450
  • Mountainside Exchange 1325 Washington St Clarkesville, GA 30523 706 389 8441
  • Jabella's Roadside Market PO Box 133 Wilmot, OH 44689
  • Nana’s Crackers & Pretzels Louisiana
  • Walnut Creek Foods PO Box 240 Walnut Creek, OH 44687
  • Miller's Farm Market 7396 US HWY 97 Peshastin , Wa. 98847 509-669-1585
  • Quiet Harmony Ranch 10684 Morrison Mikesell Rd New Paris, OH 45347

The issue was discovered during a routine inspection conducted by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. There have been no reports of illness involving the product addressed in this recall. However people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy could run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Individuals exhibiting signs or symptoms of food borne illness or allergies should contact a physician immediately.

Customers with a soy allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it and contact Mrs Miller’s Homemade Jams for a replacement jar. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Brent Miller at info@millershomemadejams.com or 330 674 1165.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/mrs-millers-homemade-jams-issues-voluntary-recall-due-undeclared-soy-allergen?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

HP Hood LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Planet Oat Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (Updated: Additional Locations)

May 12, 2022

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HP Hood LLC – Lynnfield, MA, is recalling 4,481 cases of Planet Oat Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Planet Oat Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert with a Best By date of 12/17/22, because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed nationally to retail stores in the Continental United States. Product was also distributed to retail stores in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, and Cayman Islands.

This recall is limited to the following products:

Brand Planet Oat -
Unit Size One Pint (16 oz.) -
Product Name Planet Oat Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert, One Pint Planet Oat Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert, One Pint
Item Number 70986 70990
UPC 44100709869 44100709906
Best By Date 12/17/22 12/17/22

This recall does not apply to any other UPC codes, “Best By” dates, or varieties of Planet Oat frozen dessert products.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl product, which contains peanuts, was packaged in a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough container, which does not contain the peanut allergen statement. The issue was discovered by a retail customer, which contacted Hood.

All retail customers that received the recalled products are being instructed to remove such products from their shelves. All distribution centers are being instructed check inventory, cease distribution, and notify retail customers.

Consumers who purchased the product may return it to the retail location where the purchase was made for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact consumer affairs at 1-800-242-2423 Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/hp-hood-llc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-peanuts-planet-oat-non-dairy-frozen-dessert-updated?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Due to Potential Presence of Thin Metal Strand Embedded in Gummies or Loose in the Bag

May 13, 2022

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Today, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC announced a voluntary recall of specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies due to the potential presence of a very thin metal strand embedded in the gummies or loose in the bag. We received reports from consumers alerting us to this matter and are not aware of any illnesses to date.

Products were manufactured by a third party and distributed in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The products subject to this recall in the U.S. include SKITTLES® Gummies, STARBURST® Gummies, and LIFE SAVERS® Gummies are described in the table below. On the back of the package is a 10-digit manufacturing code; the first three digits in this code will indicate implicated product as described in the table below:

Item Number Description UPC Code (first 3 digits)
10188298 STARBURST® Gummies Original Share Size 3.5oz 10022000253092 136, 139, 140
10195414
10220867
STARBURST® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8oz 10022000253818
00022000284648
 
10188301 STARBURST® Gummies Sours Share Size 3.5oz 10022000253122 134,135, 137-142
10195413
10220796
10195750
STARBURST® Gummies Sours Peg Pack 5.8oz 10022000253801
00022000284617
10022000259384
134,135, 137-142
10220865 STARBURST® Gummies Sour Berries Peg Pack 5.8oz 00022000284624 135, 138, 139
10222236
10136761
10222238
LIFE SAVERS® Gummies Five Flavor Peg Pack 7.0oz, 3.22oz 10022000285277
10019000083422
10022000285291
136, 139
10081699
10195012
LIFE SAVERS® Wild Berries Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz 10019000083446
10022000244502
136 – 138, 140, 147, 149 - 152
10195000
10195014
10095001
LIFE SAVERS® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 7.0 oz, 180g 10022000242058
10022000244533
00019000170491
132-134, 139-140, 144-147, 149, 151, 152, 201
10224068
10228324
10229828
SKITTLES® Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz 10022000285956
00022000286727
10022000287363
139 - 218
10229823
10230187
SKITTLES® Gummies Original Stand Up Pouch 12oz 10022000287325
00022000287434
139 - 218
10224070
10228325
10229830
SKITTLES® Wild Berry Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz, 2.93oz 10022000285970
00022000286734
10022000287387
138 - 218
10229825
10230290
SKITTLES® Gummies Wild Berry Stand Up Pouch 12oz 10022000287349
00022000287441
138 - 218
10240169
10242246
10240168
SKITTLES® Sour Gummies Peg Pack 5.8 oz 10022000289749
00022000291073
00022000289735

204 - 218

Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC will work with retailers to remove recalled products from store shelves. If consumers believe they have purchased a recalled item, they should dispose of the product and not consume it. Consumers with questions can contact the company by calling 1-800-651-2564 or by visiting https://www.mars.com/contact-us

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/mars-wrigley-confectionery-us-llc-issues-voluntary-recall-specific-varieties-skittlesr-gummies?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Van Leeuwen Issues Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Tree Nuts (Cashew and Pistachio) in Frozen Dessert Product

May 10, 2022

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Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY is voluntarily recalling 2,185 frozen 14 oz pints of its non-dairy frozen dessert product "Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk” because it may contain undeclared specific trace of allergens (tree nuts – cashews and pistachios). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific types of allergen (e.g., peanuts, tree nuts {chestnuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts, cashews}, eggs, and sulfites) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled products are distributed nationally in retail stores. The product comes in a 14 ounce white package with orange lettering and an orange lid. The product is marked with lot #21V194 and a best by date of 1/13/2023 which are both displayed on the bottom of the pint. The recall does not apply to any other lot marking, best by date, or varieties of Van Leeuwen Ice Cream products.

The recall was voluntarily initiated after it was discovered due to a customer complaint, who experienced a reaction, that the lot contains the undeclared tree nuts and was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the allergen. The cause of the contamination is being investigated.

Retailers who are in possession of the product are urged to, in this order, stop sales and distribution immediately, contain and isolate the lot, and contact Van Leeuwen Ice Cream immediately for verification and disposal instructions. Consumers who have purchased the impacted lot should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Any questions or concerns should be directed to Kate Alberswerth, kate@vanleeuwenicecream.com or 718.701.1630 between the hours of 9:00 – 5:00 EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/van-leeuwen-issues-voluntary-recall-undeclared-tree-nuts-cashew-and-pistachio-frozen-dessert-product?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Weis Markets’ Ready-To-Eat General Tso Chicken Meals Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 13, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that Weis Markets’ ready-to-eat (RTE) General Tso Chicken meals may contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the store’s finished product label. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers with an allergy to milk are aware that these products should not be consumed.

The RTE General Tso Chicken meals were prepared, labeled and sold in the Deli area at Weis Markets stores between April 13, 2022, and May 11, 2022. The products have sell by dates of April 13, 2022 through May 15, 2022. The following products are subject to this public health alert [view labels]:

  • Deli compartment containers containing “Weis GENERAL TSO CHICKEN FAMILY MEAL Serving Size 1 cup Calories 500.”
  • Deli compartment containers containing “Weis GENERAL TSO CHICKEN SMALL MEAL Serving Size 1 cup Calories 500.”
  • Deli compartment containers containing “Weis GENERAL TSO MEAL Serving Size 1 each Calories 910.”

These items were sold at Weis Markets’ retail delis in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
                             
The problem was discovered when Weis Markets in Sunbury, Pa. reported that they had been using correctly labeled, USDA inspected and passed chicken products containing milk ingredients but did not update their in-store labels for General Tso Chicken meals to include milk as an ingredient.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS has verified the affected products are no longer available for sale but is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Weis Markets at (866) 999-9347, option 5, Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-weis-markets-ready-eat-general-tso-chicken-meals-due

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Beef Products Due to Foreign Material Contamination

May 11, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for raw ground beef products due to concerns that the ground beef may contain hard plastic. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

The ground beef products were produced on April 20, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert [view labels]:

  • 16-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing “ORGANIC RANCHER ORGANIC GROUND BEEF 93% LEAN 7% FAT” with a use by date of 5-18-2022.
  • 16-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing “ORGANIC RANCHER ORGANIC GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN 15% FAT” with a use by date of 5-18-2022.

The products bear establishment number “EST. 4027” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Whole Foods locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received complaints from consumers reporting they found hard, rigid plastic in the ground beef products. The firm then notified FSIS of the issue.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that the products may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Daniel Desautels, President of NPC Processing Inc., at ddesautels@npcprocessing.com. Consumers with questions about the public health alert can contact Adam Bushell, Quality Assurance Manager at NPC Processing Inc., at adamb@npcprocessing.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-raw-ground-beef-products-due-foreign-material

New Seasons Market Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Matiz Valencia Almonds

May 5, 2022

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New Seasons Market LLC is recalling Matiz Valencia Almonds because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Valencia almonds were distributed in Oregon and Washington to New Seasons Market stores for retail sale in the cheese department.

Recalled Product Name UPC Code Best By Dates
Matiz Valencia Almonds 207433 May 31, 2022 - Jul 3. 2022

The almonds were packaged in a clear plastic round tub container and labeled as shown in the photos below with various weights.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered peanuts were found in packages of almonds and product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts.

There have been no reports of illness to date.

New Seasons is urging customers with any peanut health concerns or allergies to return or dispose of or return for a full refund. Receipts are not required for the return.

New Seasons is standing by to answer customer questions at its stores or via email: talktous@newseasonsmarket.com.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Dymski Pierogies DBA Grandma’s Cuisine Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Frozen Cheese Filled Pierogis

May 6, 2022

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Dymski Pierogies dba Grandma’s Cuisine of East Stroudsburg, PA is recalling multiple varieties of frozen cheese-filled pierogis because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Grandma’s Cuisine branded pierogis were distributed in Restaurant Depot chain stores and local retail stores in NY, NJ, and PA. 

Bernat’s branded pierogis were distributed to retail stores in MA. 

Golden Eagle brand pierogis were distributed to retail stores in NJ. Recalled product was distributed between April 2021 and April 2022.

The recalled products are sold in 1lb and 3lb plastic bags under the brands: Grandma’s Cuisine, Bernat’s, Golden Eagle. The affected products are listed below:

Product Name UPC Code Size/Net Weight
Grandma’s Cuisine Potato-Cheese Pierogi 713757378130 3lb /3 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Potato & Cheese Pierogi 86735500303 14oz (397 g) /1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Potato & Cheddar Cheese Pierogi 867355000334 16oz (454g) / 1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Mini Potato-Cheddar Pierogi 705105703909 3lb/3 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Potato-Cheddar-Jalapeno Pierogi 867355000433 16oz (454g) / 1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Potato-Cheddar-Broccoli Pierogi 867355000426 16oz (454g) / 1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Potato & American Cheese Pierogi  867355000327 16oz (454g) / 1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Sweet Cheese Pierogi 067355000345 16oz (454g) / 1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Cheese & Scallion Pierogi 867355000402 16oz (454g) / 1 dozen
Grandma’s Cuisine Spinach-Feta Pierogi 867355000372 14oz (397g) / 1 dozen
Bernat’s Potato & Cheese - 16oz (450g)
Bernat’s Sweet Cheese - 16oz (450g)
Bernat’s Potato, Cheddar & Broccoli - 16oz (450g)
Bernat’s Spinach and Feta Cheese - 16oz (450g)
Golden Eagle Potato and Cheese Pierogis 094922104250 16 oz
Golden Eagle Cheese Pierogis - 14 oz
Golden Eagle Potato & American Cheese Pierogis 705105704005 16 oz
Golden Eagle Sweet Cheese Pierogis - 14 oz
Golden Eagle Potato & Cheddar Cheese Peirogis - 16 oz (454 g)
Golden Eagle Spinach & Feta Pierogis - 16 oz (454g)
Golden Eagle Potato & Cheddar Broccoli Pierogis 705105704708 16oz (454g)
Golden Eagle Cheese Scallion Pierogis - 16oz (454g)

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of it.

Consumers who have purchased Grandma’s Cuisine, Golden Eagle or Bernat’s pierogis are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 570-421-0102 Mon.-Fri. 8am to 4pm EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/dymski-pierogies-dba-grandmas-cuisine-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-frozen-cheese-filled?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Queen Bee LLC Voluntary Recall

May 3, 2022

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On April 28, 2022, Queen Bee LLC (Lovell, WY) issued a voluntary recall of candy products purchased within the last year. The voluntary recall impacts a variety of honey caramel candy products and chocolates that may contain undeclared allergens including tree nuts and dairy (milk).

The impacted products were sold at Queen Bee Gardens and were also distributed via retail, wholesale, and direct sales nationwide with production dates through April 26, 2022. The undeclared tree nut allergen issue was identified as part of a result of a routine food safety inspection and the incorrectly labeled milk and tree nut allergen was the result of a label review. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Tree Nuts (macadamia nuts, coconut, pecans, walnuts, almonds, and cashews) and dairy (milk) may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Affected products can be identified by the following PLU codes:

  • Truffle Almond Coconut Classic - 788394 11025 2
  • All Milk Classic - 788394 11275 1
  • Black Forest Classic - 788394 11900 2
  • Carmel Classic - 788394 110005 4
  • Cherry Classic - 788394 11015 3
  • Dark on Dark Classic - 788394 11030 6
  • Dark Mint Classic - 788394 11035 1
  • Fudge Classic - 788394 11045 0
  • German Chocolate - 788394 11058 0
  • Grandma's Fudge Classic - 788394 11062 7
  • Huckleberry Classic - 788394 11057 3
  • Macadamia Classic - 788394 11060 3
  • Midnight Gold Classic - 788394 11070 2
  • Dark Raspberry Classic - 788394 10003 1
  • Bee Energy Bar - 788394 18559 5
  • Bee joyful - 788394 18565 6
  • QBee Honeycomb Toffee Milk - 788394 10404 6
  • QBee Honeycomb Toffee Dark - 788394 10504 3
  • QBee Sea Salt Caramel - 788394 110IO 8
  • English Toffee Milk Chocolate - 788394 10008 6
  • English Toffee M/C Bites - 788394 10015 4
  • English Toffee D/C Bites - 788394 10110 6
  • English Toffee Bites Individual - 788394 10115 1
  • English Toffee Dark Chocolate - 788394 10104 5
  • Honey Caramels Almond Coconut - 788394 12004 6
  • Honey Caramels Blue Raspberry - 788394 12675 8
  • Honey Caramels Butterscotch - 788394 12675 8
  • Honey Caramels Caramel Apple - 788394 12204 0
  • Honey Caramels Cinna Honey - 788394 12404 4
  • Honey Caramels Creamy Fudge - 788394 12354 2
  • Honey Caramels Huckleberry - 788394 12623 9
  • Honey Caramels The Mint - 788394 12760 1
  • Honey Caramels Pecan Pearl - 788394 12804 2
  • Honey Caramels Red Raspberry - 788394 12143 2
  • Honey Caramels Strawberry Lemonade - 788394 12154 8
  • Honey Caramels Vanilla - 788394 12332 0
  • Honeymoons Milk Chocolate Almond - 788394 14756 2
  • Honeymoons Dark Chocolate Almond - 788394 14792 0
  • Honeymoons Milk Chocolate Cashew - 788394 14828 6
  • Honeymoons Dark Chocolate Cashew - 788394 14864 4
  • Honeymoons Ivory Chocolate Cashew - 788394 14900 9
  • Honeymoons Milk Chocolate Pecan - 788394 14684 8
  • Honeymoons Dark Chocolate Pecan - 788394 14720 3
  • Honeymoons Ivory Chocolate Pecan - 788394 14730 0
  • Honeymoon Patties Mint Bee Patties - 788394 14896 5
  • Honeymoon Cinna-Bee Patties - 788394 14892 7
  • Toffee Bites patties gift box - 788394 17777 4
  • Honeymoon gift box - 788394 96108 3
  • Truffle Gift box - 788394 17655 5
  • Truffle Dark Gift Box - 788394 17660 9
  • Valentine Gift Box - 788394 17700 2
  • Chocolate Sampler - 788394 76511 7

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture is working with the facility to contact retailers across the state to remove the affected products from their shelves and has been actively tracking products from this recall.

Consumers who purchased this product at Queen Bee Gardens can bring the affected product into the store for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-307-548-2818 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm MST, Monday through Friday to speak with the recall coordinator at Queen Bee LCC.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/queen-bee-llc-voluntary-recall?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Wayne Farms, LLC Expands Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Breast Fillet Products That May Be Undercooked

May 7, 2022

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EDITOR’S NOTE:  May 7, 2022: This release is being reissued to include an expansion of the recall to a new product that was distributed to retail locations. Additionally, the recall has been expanded from 30,285 pounds to 585,030 pounds. There are five new production codes (23618, 24357, 24512, 24583, and 24957) and 66 different “use by” dates (ranging from 5-10-22 through 4-29-23). This release has been updated to include the new product, the expanded weight, additional labels, and additional distribution information.

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 – Wayne Farms, LLC., a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 585,030 pounds of a ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast fillet product that may be undercooked, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The RTE chicken breast fillet products were produced between February 9 and April 30, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 9-lb. cases containing 8 packages of 6-oz “ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with “use by” dates ranging from 5/10/22 to 4/29/23.
  • 9-lb. cases containing 12 packages of 4-oz “ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with “use by” dates ranging from 5/10/22 to 4/29/23.
  • 6-lb. cases containing 24 individual packages of 4-oz “ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST FILLET” with “use by” date 3/5/23.
  • 16-oz. zippered plastic packages containing “CHEF’S CRAFT CHICKEN BREAST FILLET” and establishment number P-20214 printed next to the 3/23/2023 best by date.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 20214” on the case and packaging. These items were shipped to distributors nationwide and further distributed to restaurants and retail locations. The retail locations are in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

The problem was discovered when the firm received a customer complaint that the RTE chicken product appeared to be undercooked.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ or restaurants’ freezers or refrigerators. Consumers are urged not to eat these products. Restaurants are urged not to serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/wayne-farms-llc-recalls-ready-eat-chicken-breast-fillet-products-may-be-0

Pop’s Que and Stew Recalls Frozen Stew Products Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection 

May 6, 2022

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Pop’s Que and Stew, an Opelika, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,472 pounds of frozen stew products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The Brunswick stew products were produced on various dates from May 2020 – May 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 30 oz. tubs containing “Pop’s HOMEMADE BRUNSWICK STEW” with sell by dates through November 30, 2022.
  • 59 oz. zippered plastic bags containing the Pop’s Que and Stew Brunswick stew product with no other identifying company or product information on the label.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection because Pop’s Que and Stew is not a federally inspected establishment. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee.  
                     
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities when it was determined that the Brunswick stew products did not have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced in an establishment that was not inspected by USDA.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact customer care for Pop’s Que and Stew at popsqueandstew@gmail.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/pops-que-and-stew-recalls-frozen-stew-products-produced-without-benefit-inspection

Olympia Meats Recalls Ready-To-Eat Pork Deli Meat Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 6, 2022

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Olympia Meats, a Portland, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 862 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork deli meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains pistachios (tree nuts), a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The RTE pork deli meat products are labeled as Mortadella Classica products but contain Mortadella product with pistachios. These items were produced on Feb. 10 and Feb. 13, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view label]:

  • 4-lb. vacuum-packed chubs of “OLYMPIA PROVISIONS MORTADELLA CLASSICA WITH GARLIC & SPICES” with best by dates of 06-13-2022 and 07-14-2022 and batch codes of 0422 and 0402.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 39928” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed to locations in Maine, Oregon, and Washington for retail and foodservice distribution.

The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS of a retail consumer complaint that the product contained pistachios.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Mallory Pilcher, Head of Marketing for Olympia Meats, at 253-691-1792.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/olympia-meats-recalls-ready-eat-pork-deli-meat-products-due-misbranding-and

Safeway Fresh Food, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Containing Chicken Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 3, 2022

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Safeway Fresh Food, LLC, a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 717 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Chicken Caesar Salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains anchovies, egg and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

The RTE Chicken Caesar Salad products were produced April 19, 2022. The following product is subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 13.6-oz. plastic bowl containing “Dole FRESH Takes CLASSIC CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD” with a use by date of 05/05/2022 and lot code S109000 1, located at the top of the front label.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40283” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in Maryland and Virginia and then further distributed to retailers in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  
                      
The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS that it received a customer complaint that the product exhibited the incorrect ingredient statement label on the bottom of the bowl.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Joseph Chayka, VP of Food Safety and Quality, Safeway Fresh Food, LLC, at 609-774-4796 or jchayka@safewaygroup.net.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/safeway-fresh-food-llc-recalls-ready-eat-salad-containing-chicken-due-misbranding

The TJX Companies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Certain Vegan Chocolate Products

May 1, 2022

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The TJX Companies, Inc. of Framingham, MA is recalling certain vegan chocolate products because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products. The products being recalled are:

  • “Pimlico Confectioners Vegan Fine Hazelnut Truffles” in a 3.88-ounce green plastic package.
  • “Keats London Vegan Hazelnut Dark Chocolate” in a 4.93-ounce round green plastic package.
  • “Keats London Vegan Irish Cream Truffles” in a 4.93-ounce round blue plastic package.

All product codes for these items are included in the recall.

The products recalled were distributed at TJX retail stores nationwide. TJX operates T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense.

One illness has been reported to date in connection with the recalled products. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the products labelled as “Dairy Free” contained milk. Subsequent investigation indicated that this was caused by a manufacturing error at the supplier’s facility. As a result, TJX is recalling all items for sale in our stores that were manufactured in this facility.

Customers who have purchased any of the products listed above are urged to return them to the store at which they were purchased or contact the appropriate customer service department for a full refund:

  • TJ Maxx – (800) 926-6299
  • Marshalls – (888) 627-7425
  • HomeGoods – (800)-888-0776
  • Sierra – (800)-713-4534
  • Homesense – (855) 660-4663

Customer service is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern Time.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tjx-companies-inc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-certain-vegan-chocolate-products?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Specific Items Containing H-E-B Bakery Two Bite Brownies Manufactured by an Outside Supplier Voluntarily Recalled for Potential Presence of Metal Fragments

April 29, 2022

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H-E-B is voluntarily issuing a recall for H-E-B Bakery Two Bite Brownies (12 oz) and H-E-B Simply Delicious Cookies with Brownie Bites Party Trays for potential metal fragments in product. The potentially affected products were manufactured by an outside supplier and distributed only to H-E-B and Joe V’s Smart Shop stores in Texas and Mexico.

All products related to this recall have been removed from store shelves. H-E-B made the decision to issue a recall upon investigation of two consumer complaints. As soon as we confirm that the product meets our high quality and safety standards, H-E-B will have the products back on shelves.

The voluntary recall impacts the following products:

UPC Number Product Size
4122010951 H-E-B Bakery Two Bite Brownies 12 oz
4122048898 Simply Delicious Cookies with Brownie Bites Party Tray N/A

Customers who purchased the items should stop eating the product and can return it to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions or concerns may contact H-E-B Customer Service at 1-855-432-4438 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Standard Time.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/specific-items-containing-h-e-b-bakery-two-bite-brownies-manufactured-outside-supplier-voluntarily?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Wayne Farms, LLC Recalls Ready-to-Eat Chicken Breast Fillet Products that may be Undercooked

April 29, 2022

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Wayne Farms, LLC., a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,285 pounds of a ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast fillet product that may be undercooked, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The RTE chicken breast fillet products were produced on March 1 and 21, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 9-lb. cases containing 8 packages of 6-oz “ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with “use by” date 5/30/22
  • 9-lb. cases containing 12 packages of 4-oz “ALL NATURAL FIRE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST” with “use by” date 6/19/22

The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST. 20214" on the case. These items were shipped to a distributor in Illinois and further distributed to restaurants.

The problem was discovered when the firm received a customer complaint that the RTE chicken product appeared to be undercooked.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some products may be in distributors’ or restaurant freezers or refrigerators. Restaurants are urged not to serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Frank Singleton, Wayne Farms, LLC spokesman, at 678-316-4237 or fes01@att.net.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/wayne-farms-llc-recalls-ready-eat-chicken-breast-fillet-products-may-be-undercooked

Strauss Israel Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Confectionery Products Because of Possible Health Risk

April 28, 2022

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Strauss Israel of Israel is voluntarily recalling the following Elite branded products: Elite Chocolate, Cakes, Wafers, Energy Grain Snacks, Energy Chocolate Rice Cakes, Chewing Gum and Toffee Candies, including all product codes currently on the US market. This recall does not pertain to all Elite coffee items. The recalled products may potentially be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The Elite products have been distributed in the kosher market nationally, primarily in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, and Florida. Additionally, products have been sold directly to customers via Amazon.com, Fresh Direct, Passover.com and all Retailer Online Sites.

A list of the recalled products appears at the end of this notice. No other Strauss Israel or Elite products are affected.

The products are being recalled as they were manufactured in a facility in which Salmonella was detected in the production line and in the liquid chocolate that is used for the production of the finished products.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased the affected Elite brand products should not consume them and may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Strauss Israel on any one of the following communication channels:

Facebook: https://he-il.facebook.com/StraussGroup
Website: https://www.strauss-group.co.il
Email: eliterecall@kayco.com

This recall is conducted with knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

  • KayCo's Item Number | Product Description | UPC | Size of Package
    • 161454    ELITE HAZELNUT & ALMOND MILK CHOCOLATE BAR    77245110825    100 g
    • 161406    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE BAR WITH STRAWBERRY CREAM    815871010283    100 g
    • 161405    ELITE POPPING ROCKS MILK CHOCOLATE BAR    815871010337    100/90 g
    • 161429    ELITE WHITE CHOCOLATE BAR    815871011471    100 g
    • 161457    ELITE WHITE CHOCOLATE BAR    815871012799     
    • 161453    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE WITH BERRY FLAVOR TRUFFLE CREAM BAR    815871011105    100 g
    • 870958    ELITE BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE BAR (P) SPECIAL ORDER    7290000170077    100 g
    • 161401    ELITE BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE BAR    77245109973     
    • 161451    ELITE BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE BAR    77245107214     
    • 161400    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE BAR    77245109966    100 g
    • 161450    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE BAR    77245107146     
    • 870957    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE BAR (P) SPECIAL ORDER    7290000170053     
    • 161409    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE WITH PRALINE CREAM    815871015028    100 g
    • 161412    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE WITH HAZELNUT PIECES    815871015035    100 g
    • 161413    ELITE AERATED MILK CHOCOLATE    815871015431    90 g
    • 161414    ELITE MIX CHOCOLATE WITH WAFER ROLLS AND COCONUT    815871015455    95 g
    • 161416    ELITE MIX CHOCOLATE WITH COOKIES AND CARAMELIZED HAZELNUTS    815871015462    95 g
    • 161410    ELITE WHITE & MILK CHOCOLATE BAR WITH STRAWBERRY CREAM    815871014502    100 g
    • 161404    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE BAR WITH LENTILS    815871010252    100 g
    • 161411    ELITE WHITE CHOCOLATE WITH COOKIE PIECES    815871015707    100 g
    • 161405    ELITE POPPING ROCKS MILK CHOCOLATE BAR    815871010337    95 g
    • 161445    ELITE EXTRA CREAMY MILK CHOCOLATE WITH VANILLA & COOKIES    815871012294    95 g
    • 161446    ELITE EXTRA CREAMY MILK CHOCOLATE WITH STRAWBERRY & COOKIES    815871012287    95 g
    • 161443    ELITE EXTRA CREAMY MILK CHOCOLATE    815871012317    90g
    • 161434    ELITE CHOCOLATE WITH STRAWBERRY CREAM    815871012522    50 g
    • 161460    ELITE COLLECTION DARK CHOCOLATE 70%    815871011860    100 g
    • 161461    ELITE COLLECTION DARK CHOCOLATE 85%    815871011853     
    • 161408    ELITE BLONDY WITH HAZELNUT CREAM    815871015011    100 g / 3.5 oz
    • 161407    ELITE BLONDY WITH MILK CREAM    815871015004    100 g / 3.5 oz
    • 160420    ELITE BIG BITE PESEK ZMAN    815871010184    55 g
    • 160422    ELITE 45g PESEK ZMAN    815871010146    45 g
    • 160306    ELITE MINI PESEK ZMAN CHOCOLATE BAR    77245108310    400 g
    • 160416    ELITE PESEK ZMAN WAFER ROLL    815871011495    40 g
    • 160533    ELITE PESEK ZMAN ULTIMATE HAZELNUT CREAM    815871015301    45 g
    • 160534    ELITE PESEK ZMAN ULTIMATE COFFEE CREAM    815871015318    35g
    • 160357    ELITE MINI PESEK ZMAN    815871015233    400 g
    • 160429    ELITE PESEK ZMAN PLAY BALL    815871015349    45 g
    • 160595    ELITE BLONDY PESEK ZMAN    815871014243    45 g
    • 160317    ELITE MINI PESEK ZMAN MIX    815871015899    400 g
    • 160305    ELITE MINI MEKUPELET KP    77245109058    400 g
    • 160354    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE LOG    77245101755    25 g
    • 160355    MINI CARAMEL    815871011464    190 g
    • 160358    ELITE MINI COCONUT CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS    815871014977    200 g
    • 160359    ELITE MINI NUTTY CREAM CHOCOLATE BARS    815871014984    200 g
    • 160463    ELITE NUTTY CREAM CHOCOLATE BAR    815871014656    45 g
    • 160310    ELITE MINI SNAP CHOCOLATE BAR    77245108303    400 g
    • 160449    ELITE SNAP BAR    815871013307    45 g
    • 160522    ELITE WHITE SNAP BAR    815871011747    45 g
    • 160323    Mini Snap no added Sugar family Bag    815871016865    220 g
    • 160308    ELITE TAAMI BAR    815871010153    40 g
    • 160316    ELITE WHITE TAAMI BAR    815871015325    40 g
    • 160448    ELITE CRUNCH MILK CHOCOLATE & CREAM BISCUIT    815871012256    100 g
    • 160318    ELITE MINI CHOCOLATE BISCUIT CRUNCH    815871013109    20g
    • 160590    ELITE SWEET @ MIDNIGHT MILK CHOCOLATE    815871014229    200 g
    • 160591    ELITE SWEET @ MIDNIGHT WHITE CHOCOLATE    815871014236    200 g
    • 160412    ELITE SHTIX WITH CREAM AND POPPING ROCKS    815871011044    98 g
    • 160413    ELITE SHTIX WITH CREAM AND LENTILS    815871011051    98 g
    • 160411    ELITE SHTIX WITH MILK CREAM - 8 PIECES    815871011037    98 g
    • 160456    ELITE SHTIX WITH MILK CREAM - 8 PC    815871011822     
    • 160352    ELITE MINI MIX CHOCOLATE    77245111303    400 g
    • 160311    ELITE MINI MIX CHOCOLATE BAR    815871012959    390 g
    • 160315    ELITE ASSORTED MINI MIX - SMALL BAG    815871012966    190 g
    • 160309    ELITE TUV TAAM CHOCOLATE WAFER    815871013383    400 g
    • 160439    ELITE TORTIT MEGADIM 40GR    815871012201    40 g
    • 160476    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE COATED RICE CAKES - KITNIYOT    815871011884    70 g
    • 160319    ELITE NIMNIMS SINGLE PACK    815871015097    40 g
    • 160304    ELITE CHOCOLATE BUTTON SHAPED CANDIES - 10 PACKS    815871015660    170 g
    • 160240    ELITE CHOCOLATE HEARTS WITH HAZELNUT CREAM    815871012973    50 g
    • 160510    ELITE MILK CHOCOLATE COINS    746132001743    15 g
    • 160511    ELITE BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE COINS    746132001255    15 g
    • 160105    ELITE STRAWBERRY FLAVORED TOFFEE - SMALL BAG    815871010344    200 / 600 g
    • 160106    ELITE STRAWBERRY FLAVORED TOFFEE - LARGE BAG    815871010368     
    • 160806    ELITE SUGAR FREE BLUEBERRY MUST GUM    815871013123    28 g
    • 160804    ELITE SUGAR FREE SPEARMINT MUST GUM    815871010122    28 g
    • 160717    ELITE MUST SPEARMINT GUM - IN A CUP    815871012041    66/28 g
    • 160804    ELITE SUGAR FREE SPEARMINT MUST GUM    815871010122     
    • 160716    ELITE MUST REFRESHING MINT GUM - IN A CUP    815871012034    66 g
    • 160805    ELITE SUGAR FREE LEMON MINT MUST GUM    815871013116    28 g
    • 160800    ELITE SUGAR FREE CHERRY MUST GUM    77245110764    28/66 g
    • 160842    ELITE CHERRY GUM WITH SUGAR    815871016209     
    • 160860    ELITE S/F SPEARMINT MUST GUM kitniyot    815871012768    28 g
    • 160843    ELITE GRAPE GUM WITH SUGAR    815871015998    66 g
    • 160840    ELITE SPEARMINT GUM WITH SUGAR    815871014625    66 g
    • 160841    ELITE REFRESHING MINT GUM WITH SUGAR    815871014632    66 g
    • 160861    ELITE S/F CLASSIC BAZOOKA GUM kitniyot    815871012744    66 g /28 g
    • 160715    ELITE BAZOOKA BUBBLE GUM - IN A CUP    815871011778     
    • 160704    ELITE TUTI FRUITY BAZOOKA GUM    815871010504     
    • 160702    ELITE GRAPE BAZOOKA GUM    815871010467    28 g
    • 160756    ELITE ORIGINAL BAZOOKA GUM (BAG)    815871012638    190 g
    • 160706    ELITE FRUIT BAZOOKA GUM (BAG)    77245102219     
    • 160478    ELITE GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE WAFERS - KITNIYOT    815871011945    400g / 200 g
    • 160230    ELITE GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE FLAVORED WAFERS    815871013161     
    • 160928    ELITE CHOCOLATE WAFERS    815871013147    200g
    • 160210    ELITE PESEK ZMAN SPREAD 12.3OZ    815871013079    350g
    • 160205    ELITE CHOCOLATE SPREAD - DAIRY    77245110306    500g
    • 160201    ELITE CHOCOLATE SPREAD    815871010177    500g
    • 160502    CHOCOLATE COINS MILK DISPLAY BINS ELITE    815871010382     
    • 160504    CHOCOLATE COINS MILK Walmart DISPLAY TRAYS ELI    815871011167     
    • 160402    CHOCOLATE BAR SHIPPER MEGADIM ELITE (D)    815871010023     
    • 160452    CHOCOLATE BAR SHIPPER 3.5OZ [P] ELITE    73490154324     
    • 160241    CHOCOLATE HEARTS SHIPPER MEGADIM ELITE (D)    73490154485     

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/strauss-israel-announces-voluntary-recall-certain-confectionery-products-because-possible-health?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Frozen Chicken Products Imported Without the Benefit of Import Reinspection

April 28, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) frozen chicken products that did not receive the benefit of import reinspection. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

The RTE frozen chicken products were produced on April 14 and 16, 2022. The following products are subject to this public health alert [view labels]:  

  • 12.5 oz. tray in-box packages containing “TRADER JOES BUTTER CHICKEN WITH BASMATI RICE” with best by dates of April 14, 2023, and April 16, 2023, and lot codes “208068” and “208228.”
  • 8.5 oz. bag in-box packages containing “TRADER JOES MINI CHICKEN TIKKA SAMOSAS” with a best by date of April 14, 2023, and lot code “208072” and “207772.”

The products bear the Canadian establishment seal “913.” These items were shipped to Trader Joe’s locations in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of imported products. There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness or reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Media and consumers with questions regarding this public health alert can contact Noorudin Jiwani, President, Aliya’s Foods Limited, at 780-964-2266 or noorudin.jiwani@chefbombay.com.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ready-eat-frozen-chicken-products-imported-without

Gorton's Issues Voluntary Recall for Small Quantity of Fish Sandwich Fillets

April 28, 2022

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Gorton’s Seafood is voluntarily recalling frozen seafood item, Gorton’s Fish Sandwich - 100% Whole Fillets, 18.3 oz, due to the isolated and unusual potential presence of large and/or sharp bone fragments. While there have been no reports of injury from the product to date, the company is taking this action to ensure the safety and well-being of all of our consumers. Consumption of this recalled product may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury.

The company is recalling 504 packages made on a specific date, in a specific time range and sold to select retailers (see list below). The recalled product can be identified by the date code and time range listed below.

NAME: Gorton’s Fish Sandwich-100% Whole Fillets, 18.3 OZ
UPC: 0 44400 15440 6
DATE CODE: 2060F2
TIME RANGE: 15:30-17:30

All retail stores that received the recalled product have been instructed to immediately remove this item from their shelves. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product should contact Gorton’s at 1-888-573-5982 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST).

No other Gorton’s products or date codes are involved in this recall.

Supermarkets & Grocery Stores that received recalled product in the following locations:

Hannaford Supermarkets: NY,VT

Giant Food Stores & Giant Martin's: PA, VA, MD

Berkley Supermarket, Farm Fresh, Food Depot, Green Valley Marketplace, Harvest Fare, Shoppers Value Foods, St Paul Grocery Market, Tiger Market, Tri-Star Supermarket, Wegmans: MD, VA

US Military Commissaries: NC,VA, Puerto Rico

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O26 Contamination

April 27, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that specific ground beef products may be adulterated with E. coli O26. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.

The ground beef items for this public health alert were produced on December 16 and 17, 2021. The following products subject to the public health alert are [view labels]:   

  • 1-lb. foam trays containing “ALL NATURAL LAURA’S LEAN BEEF 92% LEAN 8% FAT GROUND BEEF.” The product is labeled with 350/(timestamp)/Est.31805/002, with the timestamp ranging from 0602 to 1721.
  • 1-lb. foam trays containing “Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 96% LEAN 4% FAT.” The product is labeled with 350/(timestamp)/Est.31805/002, with the timestamp ranging from 0602 to 1721.
  • 1-lb. foam trays containing “Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 85% LEAN 15% FAT.” The product is labeled with 350/(timestamp)/Est.31805/002, with the timestamp ranging from 0602 to 1721.
  • 1.3-lb. foam trays containing “PRIVATE SELECTION ANGUS BEEF 90% LEAN 10% FAT GROUND SIRLOIN.” The product is labeled with 350/(timestamp)/Est.31805/002, with the timestamp ranging from 0602 to 1721. Additional product is labeled with 351/(timestamp)/Est. 31805/003, with the timestamp ranging from 1549 to 1651.
  • 1-lb. foam trays containing “Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 93% LEAN 7% FAT.” The product is labeled with 350/(timestamp)/Est.31805/002, with the timestamp ranging from 0602 to 1721.
  • 1-lb. foam trays containing “Kroger GROUND BEEF CARNE MOLIDA 80% LEAN 20% FAT.” The product is labeled with 350/(timestamp)/Est.31805/002, with the timestamp ranging from 0602 to 1721.

The ground beef products were distributed to warehouses in Oregon and Washington and sold at retail locations.

The problem was discovered after a consumer submitted a retail package of ground beef produced by Empire Packing bearing a use or freeze by date of “December 24, 2021” to a third-party laboratory for microbiological analysis. The consumer reported previously becoming ill but did not get tested for E coli.  The third-party laboratory confirmed the ground beef sample was positive for E. coli O26.                                 

Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Many clinical laboratories do not test for non-O157 STEC, such as O26 because it is harder to identify than STEC O157:H7. People can become ill from STECs 2–8 days (average of 3–4 days) after consuming the organism.

Most people infected with STEC O26 develop diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting. Some illnesses last longer and can be more severe. Infection is usually diagnosed by testing of a stool sample. Vigorous rehydration and other supportive care is the usual treatment; antibiotic treatment is generally not recommended. Most people recover within a week, but, rarely, some develop a more severe infection. Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure, is uncommon with STEC O26 infection. HUS can occur in people of any age but is most common in children under 5 years old, older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. It is marked by easy bruising, pallor and decreased urine output. Persons who experience these symptoms should seek emergency medical care immediately

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS advises all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only consume ground beef that has been cooked to a temperature of 160 F. The only way to confirm that ground beef is cooked to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a food thermometer that measures internal temperature, https://www.fsis.usda.gov/safetempchart.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the public health alert can contact Debbie Robinson, Vice President of Customer Service, Empire Packing, at drobinson@empirepk.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ground-beef-products-due-possible-e-coli-o26

Produce Packaging, Inc. Recalls Red Curry Grain Bowl and Barcelona Vinaigrette Grain Bowl Because of Possible Health Risk

April 21, 2022

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Produce Packaging, Inc. of Willoughby Hills, OH is voluntarily recalling its Red Curry Grain Bowl and Barcelona Vinaigrette Grain Bowl. These are being recalled because they contain an undeclared allergen (wheat), that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these particular grain bowls.

This recall is being conducted in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue.

The potentially affected products were distributed to retail stores in Ohio and Illinois.

Retail customers can identify the products via the “best if used by” dates of 4/12/22 – 4/20/22.

Consumers who have purchased any of the referenced products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Produce Packing, Inc. (Greg Fritz or John Shumway) at 216-391-6129.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/produce-packaging-inc-recalls-red-curry-grain-bowl-and-barcelona-vinaigrette-grain-bowl-because?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Lakeside Refrigerated Services Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O103 Contamination

April 25, 2022

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Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 120,872 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ground beef products were produced from February 1, 2022, through April 8, 2022. The complete list of products and product codes for the beef products that are subject to recall can be found here. Labels for the ground beef products can be found here.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 46841” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.      

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS testing of imported products. There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

Many clinical laboratories do not test for non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) such as O103 because it is harder to identify than STEC O157:H7. People can become ill from STECs 2–8 days (average of 3–4 days) after consuming the organism.

Most people infected with STEC O103 develop diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting. Some illnesses last longer and can be more severe. Infection is usually diagnosed by testing of a stool sample. Vigorous rehydration and other supportive care is the usual treatment; antibiotic treatment is generally not recommended. Most people recover within a week, but, rarely, some develop a more severe infection. Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure, is uncommon with STEC O103 infection. HUS can occur in people of any age but is most common in children under 5 years old, older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. It is marked by easy bruising, pallor and decreased urine output. Persons who experience these symptoms should seek emergency medical care immediately.

FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers.  Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Lakeside Refrigerated Services at 800-493-9042 or customercare@lakesiderefrigerated.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/lakeside-refrigerated-services-recalls-ground-beef-products-due-possible-e-coli-o103

Turkey Hill Dairy Issues Voluntary Recall and Allergy Alert for Undeclared Peanut in Select Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream Containers

April 21, 2022

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Turkey Hill Dairy of Conestoga, Pa., is recalling select 48 oz containers of its Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream because the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled products are limited to 385 containers of the following product and may have been purchased by consumers between 4/14/2022 and 4/19/2022:

  • Name of product: Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream
  • Container size: 48 oz
  • UPC code: 020735420935
  • Sell-by date: 03/02/2023 (Found marked on the bottom of the package)

 This recall does not apply to any other UPC codes, “Sell-by” dates, sizes, or varieties of Turkey Hill Dairy products.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered by a consumer who contacted Turkey Hill that select containers of Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream may have been inadvertently filled with Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream during production.

Turkey Hill Dairy has not received any reports of consumer illness to date and is conducting this recall in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

All retail stores that received the recalled products have been instructed to remove such products from their shelves. Consumers who have purchased the recalled products can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact Turkey Hill Dairy at 1-800-MY-DAIRY (1-800-693-2479), Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/turkey-hill-dairy-issues-voluntary-recall-and-allergy-alert-undeclared-peanut-select-chocolate?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

T Fresh Company of City of Industry, CA is Recalling its 7.5oz (200g) Yes! Enoki Mushrooms Due to Possible Health Risk

April 21, 2022

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T Fresh Company of City of Industry, CA is recalling its 7.5oz (200g) enoki mushrooms, Lot #6021053 grown in China, because it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness.

Symptoms of listeria may include fever, muscle aches, severe headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention. This bacteria can be completely destroyed and the risk of infection can be eliminated by thoroughly cooking foods at temperatures of 165°F (73.8°C).

Lot #6021053 was distributed from California and Texas to retail stores through produce distributors. The potential for contamination was noted after surveillance sampling by the CDPH revealed the presence of Listeria monocytegenes in 7.05oz (200g) packages of enoki mushroom. Product is packaged in a Light Blue & transparent plastic packaging, with " Yes" Logo for the 200g(7.5oz). Enoki mushrooms are white, stringy with small caps. The weight of the product is 7.5 oz (200g). The UPC barcode numbers are 825382736947 (200g), with no other codes.

The distribution of the product has been suspended. No infections or illnesses have been reported or confirmed. Consumers who have purchased our enoki mushrooms are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 626-968-2088 Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm PST.

Mushrooms are fungi, meaning they are not vegetables or fruits. Consumers should never eat mushrooms raw. All surfaces, utensils or containers that are used for preparing mushrooms should be separated from other foods to avoid cross-contamination.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/t-fresh-company-city-industry-ca-recalling-its-75oz-200g-yes-enoki-mushrooms-due-possible-health?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Bakkavor USA Issues Voluntary Recall of Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal Because of Possible Health Risk

April 21, 2022

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Bakkavor USA of Charlotte, North Carolina announced a voluntary recall of Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal, which includes Pickled Curry Cauliflower, an ingredient produced by Doux South Specialties, LLC because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal in 12 oz plastic trays, UPC 1 95515 02394 8 with the following codes: USE BY 4/15/2022, USE BY 4/17/2022, USE BY 4/18/2022, USE BY 4/19/2022, USE BY 4/22/2022, USE BY 4/24/2022, USE BY 4/25/2022 & USE BY 4/26/2022, was distributed to Whole Foods Market stores in:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

On April 19th, 2022, Bakkavor USA was informed by Doux South Specialties, LLC of their Pickled Curry Cauliflower recall. Bakkavor USA immediately ceased the production and distribution of the Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal containing the Pickled Curry Cauliflower. The FDA and Doux South Specialties, LLC are continuing their investigation as to what caused the problem.

Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into the store for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/bakkavor-usa-issues-voluntary-recall-whole-foods-market-red-lentil-dal-because-possible-health-risk

Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC Recalls Beef Jerky Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection

April 22, 2022

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Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC, a Hixson, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,590 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The ready-to-eat beef jerky products were produced from January 2020 through April 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels (PDF only)]:

  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG ORIGINAL" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.
  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG PEPPERED" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.
  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG Spicy" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.
  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG TERIYAKI" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.
  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG HOTIYAKI SWEET HEAT" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.
  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG DILL PICKLE" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.
  • 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG JALEPENO DILL" and "Best by" dates through April 2023.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection because Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC is not a federally inspected establishment. The firm produced seven beef jerky varieties and sold the product directly to consumers nationwide through websites and through retail locations in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

The problem was discovered when the Tennessee Department of Agriculture notified FSIS about the products. After investigation, FSIS determined that the beef jerky products did not have the USDA mark of inspection and were produced in an establishment that was not inspected by USDA.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers pantries or refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Christopher Petriccione, Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC, at 833-862-7696, ext. 701 or tnbrownbag@gmail.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/tennessee-brown-bag-llc-recalls-beef-jerky-products-produced-without-benefit

Alpine Fresh Conducts Voluntary Recall of “Hippie Organics French Beans” Because of Possible Health Risk

April 21, 2022

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Alpine Fresh, Inc. of Doral, Florida is voluntarily recalling its 1 pound packages of "Hippie Organics" French Beans from lot# 313-626, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled "Hippie Organics 1lbs French Beans" were distributed in 

Whole Foods retail stores (CT, FL, GA, IL, MD)

 Aldi (FL) and LIDL (DE, GA, MD, NJ, NY, NC, PA, SC, VA) retail stores.

The product comes in a 1 pound, clear plastic package marked with lot # 313-626 on the back on a small, white label.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 1 pound packages of "Hippie Organics French Beans  From lot # 313-626."

The problem has been found to be isolated to the identified lot and the company has taken corrective actions to prevent a recurrence.

Consumers who have purchased 1 pound packages of "Hippie Organics French Beans from lot #313-626" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-827-3362.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/alpine-fresh-conducts-voluntary-recall-hippie-organics-french-beans-because-possible-health-risk

T Fresh Company of City of Industry, CA is Recalling its 7.5oz (200g) Yes! Enoki Mushrooms Due to Possible Health Risk

April 21, 2022

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T Fresh Company of City of Industry, CA is recalling its 7.5oz (200g) enoki mushrooms, Lot #6021053 grown in China, because it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness.

Symptoms of listeria may include fever, muscle aches, severe headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention. This bacteria can be completely destroyed and the risk of infection can be eliminated by thoroughly cooking foods at temperatures of 165°F (73.8°C).

Lot #6021053 was distributed from California and Texas to retail stores through produce distributors. The potential for contamination was noted after surveillance sampling by the CDPH revealed the presence of Listeria monocytegenes in 7.05oz (200g) packages of enoki mushroom. Product is packaged in a Light Blue & transparent plastic packaging, with " Yes" Logo for the 200g(7.5oz). Enoki mushrooms are white, stringy with small caps. The weight of the product is 7.5 oz (200g). The UPC barcode numbers are 825382736947 (200g), with no other codes.

The distribution of the product has been suspended. No infections or illnesses have been reported or confirmed. Consumers who have purchased our enoki mushrooms are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 626-968-2088 Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm PST.

Mushrooms are fungi, meaning they are not vegetables or fruits. Consumers should never eat mushrooms raw. All surfaces, utensils or containers that are used for preparing mushrooms should be separated from other foods to avoid cross-contamination.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/t-fresh-company-city-industry-ca-recalling-its-75oz-200g-yes-enoki-mushrooms-due-possible-health

Babyganics Issues Voluntary Recall of Select Lots of Babyganics® 20oz Chamomile Verbena Bubble Bath Bottles Due to Possible Bacterium Contamination

April 20, 2022

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Babyganics is voluntarily recalling two lots of 20-ounce bottles of babyganics® 20oz chamomile verbena bubble bath, due to the presence of the bacterium Pluralibacter gergoviae.

During internal testing related to product shelf life across the Babyganics bubble bath line, it was discovered that two specific lot numbers of this product contained the bacterium. While infants may be more susceptible than adults, Pluralibacter gergoviae does not usually cause healthy individuals to become sick. However, it may pose a risk of infection to those who are immunocompromised or have broken or irritated skin, such as diaper rash.

The only products affected are babyganics® 20oz chamomile verbena bubble bath UPC 8 13277 01375 4 with lot codes Y314 and Y315 found at the bottom of the packaging and contained in a white plastic bottle with a green plastic lid. The products were sold in the last two months only at select retailers in the U.S. Our testing confirmed that no other Babyganics products contained this bacterium.

Babyganics takes pride in its commitment to vigorous consumer safety standards and providing peace of mind for parents, which is why the decision was made to voluntarily recover these bottles from retailers and to proactively reach out to consumers. Consumers with the affected product will be provided with a full refund after submitting their product and contact information at babyganicsbubblebathrecall.com. This website will also provide instructions to consumers for how to dispose of the product.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/babyganics-issues-voluntary-recall-select-lots-babyganicsr-20oz-chamomile-verbena-bubble-bath?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Organic Zucchini Because of Possible Health Risk

April 19, 2022

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World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling case lot #38706503 of Organic Zucchini, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Organic Marketside Zucchini were distributed through select Walmart retail stores in Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Recalled Organic Marketside Zucchini can be identified by the following descriptions:

Brand Organic Marketside
Packaging Clear Overwrap Tray
Pack/Weight 2ct / Net Wt. 6oz (170g)
UPC Code 6-81131-22105-4
Case Lot Number 38706503

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall was initiated because a single lot of imported organic zucchini tested positive for salmonella as a result of a routine FDA sampling.

Consumers who have purchased Organic Marketside Zucchini are urged to destroy and dispose of recalled product. Consumers with questions may contact World Variety Produce, Inc. at 1-800-588-0151, Mon-Fri 7:00 AM–5:00 PM PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/world-variety-produce-inc-voluntarily-recalls-organic-zucchini-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

The Salsa Texan Issues Allergy Alert and Recall Expansion for Undeclared Wheat and Milk in Tortillas

April 15, 2022

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The Salsa Texan of Flower Mound, Texas is voluntarily recalling all regular and burrito sized packages of tortillas labeled as Coconut Flour Tortillas and Blended Flour Tortillas because they may contain undeclared wheat and milk. People who have allergies to wheat and milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled tortillas were distributed nationwide through the mail, following orders made via the social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram. The recalled tortillas were also sold at various Farmers Markets in Texas. Farmers Market locations include: Canton First Monday, Lucas, Texas Community Market, St. Michael’s, Red Tent Market at Willowbend, Luscombe Farm, Rockwall, Garland and Heath.

The recalled products come in a clear plastic package marked with The Salsa Texan on the top or may be sold unlabeled. There are no best by dates or lot codes applied to the recalled product, therefore consumers should consider all Salsa Texan flour tortillas to be included in this recall.

Customers with Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity have confirmed illness following consumption of the recalled tortillas.

The voluntary recall was initiated after it was discovered that the tortillas were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat or milk.

Distribution of the tortillas have been suspended until the FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected. Consumers who have purchased The Salsa Texan tortillas are urged to destroy them if they have an allergy or sensitivity to wheat or milk. Consumers with questions regarding this product should contact the company at 214-850-9498 (Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00p.m. CST).

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/salsa-texan-issues-allergy-alert-and-recall-expansion-undeclared-wheat-and-milk-tortillas

Snak King Corporation Issues Recall and Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergen in O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn 

April 12, 2022

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Snak King is voluntarily recalling 5-ounce packages of “O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn” with “best if used by” dates of 9/24/2022 and 9/25/2022 due to the potential presence of an undeclared milk allergen. This product is being recalled due to cross contamination with a milk allergen. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled products were sold in ACME, Safeway, King's, Balducci's, Jewel-Osco, Andronico's Community Markets, Vons, Pak 'N Save, Albertsons, Eagle, Carrs-Safeway, Haggen, and Pavilions locations in the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Idaho.

The recalled product comes in a 5-ounce flexible package. The “best if used by” date is located on the front of the package on the upper right-hand side. The UPC number for this item is 079893 403038. The affected products are listed below:

Product Name Best if used by
O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn, 5 ounces (079893 403038) 09/24/2022
O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn, 5 ounces (079893 403038) 09/25/2022

There have been no reports of illness.

Consumers who have purchased 5-ounce packages of O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn with the “best if used by” dates in question are urged to not eat the product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific at 626-363-7711.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Van Law Food Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Wheat in Product 

April 7, 2022

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Van Law Food Products Inc of Fullerton, California is issuing a voluntary recall of Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing because it may contain undeclared Soy and Wheat allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Soy or Wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing, with UPC code 99482-49028 is packed in 12oz glass bottles with a Best by date of 11/17/22 and was distributed in the states of Arkansas, Connecticut, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, New York, Texas, and New Hampshire.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Soy and Wheat allergen. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in Van Law Food Product’s labeling and packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing, with UPC code 99482-49028 12oz glass bottles with a Best by date of 11/17/22 should discard the product and may seek a refund at the point of sale with receipt. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (714)578-3134 Monday – Friday between the hours of 8am-5pm

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/van-law-food-products-inc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-soy-and-wheat-product?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Tova Industries; LLC. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Carbquik Mug Cake Double Chocolate Chunk OU-Dairy 

April 7, 2022

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Tova Industries; LLC of Louisville, KY is voluntarily recalling Carbquik Mug Cake Double Chocolate Chunk OU-Dairy (Water and Butter Prep), because it contains an undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

A limited amount, approximately 1700 retail packs, of Carbquik Mug Cake Double Chocolate Chunk was distributed via an online retailer and was distributed nationwide to consumers through a mailing service.

Product is sold in stand-up pouches with 6 individually packaged servings in each pouch. UPC listed on the product is 11283149263, with a Lot Code printed on the individual servings printed with a lot code of 02212071B.

UPC Code Product Description Sell By Date Pouch Lot #
11283 14926 3 Carbquik Mug Cake Double Chocolate Chunk July/26/2022 02212071B

No illnesses have been reported to date.

During an allergen review, our company found that the Chocolate Chips contained in the product had a small percentage (<1%) of a milk allergen, it was determined that the packaging was missing the required Milk Allergen warning, and all product was immediately removed from circulation on February 23, 2022. There is no health risk associated with this product for person who do not have a milk allergy.

For additional information or if customers wish to return or obtain a refund for the affected product, a quality department representative can be reached at 502-267-7333 Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tova-industries-llc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-carbquik-mug-cake-double-chocolate-chunk-ou?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Ferrero Voluntarily Recalls Kinder® Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder® Mix Chocolate Treats Basket Because of Possible Health Risk 

April 7, 2022

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Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. of Parsippany, New Jersey is voluntarily recalling its Kinder ® Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder ® Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The voluntary recall is for two products in the U.S.

Product Kinder Happy Moments Milk Chocolate and Crispy Wafers Assortment Kinder Mix Chocolate Treats Basket
Size and Package Type 14.1 OZ (400g) square box with lid 5.3 OZ (152g) cardboard basket
Best By Date and Location July 18, 2022 (back panel) July 30, 2022 (bottom of package)
Lot Codes and Location 48RUP334; 48RUP335; 48RUP 336; 48RUP337 (back panel) 03L 018AR – 306 (bottom of package)
UPC Code and Location 09800 52025 (right side panel) 09800 60209 (bottom of package)
Retail Locations Costco in the Bay Area and Northern Nevada and BJ’s Wholesale Club stores 14 Big Y Supermarket locations in Connecticut and Massachusetts

The products are being recalled because they were manufactured in a facility where Salmonella typhimurium was detected. While there are no reports of illness in the United States to date, Ferrero is voluntarily recalling the products out of an abundance of caution due to reported cases of Salmonella in consumers that consumed products in Europe that were manufactured at the same facility.

No other Kinder products produced for the U.S. market are included in this recall.

Consumers who have purchased the affected product should not eat the product and may contact the Ferrero customer service line Monday - Friday 9am-6pm EST at 1-800-688-3552 or via https://www.ferreronorthamerica.com/contact-US-residentsExternal Link Disclaimer for product refund.

Ferrero deeply regrets this situation. We take food safety extremely seriously and every step we have taken has been guided by our commitment to consumer care. We will continue to work cooperatively with the Food and Drug Administration to address this matter.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/ferrero-voluntarily-recalls-kinderr-happy-moments-chocolate-assortment-and-kinderr-mix-chocolate?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert for Undeclared Egg and Milk in a Limited Number of Boxes of Back to Nature® Cheddalicious® Cheese Flavored Crackers Mistakenly Containing Animal Shaped Crackers 

April 2, 2022

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B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling 1,855 cases of a single date code of 6 oz. Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers, with a “best by” date of SEP 05 2022, after learning that a limited number of the cracker boxes were inadvertently filled with foil wrapped pouches of animal shaped crackers, which contain egg and milk, allergens that are not declared on the box label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the animal shaped crackers contained in the recalled boxes. There is no health risk associated with this product for individuals without an allergy to egg or milk.

This recall affects only 1,855 cases of the following product, which may have been distributed in retail stores nationwide:

Description Consumer UPC # Size Best By Date
Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers 8-19898-01491-0 6 oz. SEP 05 2022
(The “best by” date is located on the top of the box.)

This recall does not apply to any other “best by” dates, sizes or varieties of Back to Nature products.

No allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. This recall was initiated in cooperation with the FDA and the third party co-packer that produced the product.

B&G Foods discovered this issue when it received a consumer complaint that a foil pouch within a single box of Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers contained animal shaped crackers. The third-party co-packer that produces the product inadvertently filled a limited number of Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers product boxes with another food company’s animal shaped crackers.

Out of an abundance of caution, B&G Foods is recalling all 1,855 cases with this particular “best by” date. Product with this particular “best by” date was shipped and distributed to customer warehouses located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers seeking a refund or additional information may also contact B&G Foods by calling 855.346.2225 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time or submitting a contact at https://backtonaturefoods.com/contact-usExternal

Below is an image of the Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers package and the affected “best by” date:

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/bg-foods-issues-voluntary-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-and-milk-limited-number-boxes-back-naturer?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Best Brand Consumers Products, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68% Due to Presence of Methanol and the Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68% Due to the Presence of Benzene 

April 1, 2022

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Best Brands Consumer Products, Inc. is voluntarily recalling two (2) finished product lots of The Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68%, available in green and blue formulations and Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68% blue formulation to the consumer level. FDA testing found the presence of benzene in The Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer product and methanol in the Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer product. Best Brands imported these two lots, which were produced by a third-party manufacturer.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Substantial exposure to benzene can occur through inhalation, oral, and skin and it may result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders, which can be life-threatening.

Substantial exposure to methanol can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, coma, seizures, permanent blindness, permanent damage to the central nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products, and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning.

Upon being notified of the testing results by FDA in late February, 2022, Best Brands promptly investigated and determined that both of the affected lots were produced during the months of April and May, 2020 and confirmed that the affected lots had already been removed from sale in April 2021 for unrelated commercial reasons.

To date, Best Brands has not received any reports of adverse events related to these voluntarily recalled lots, or for any other finished product lots of its Ethyl Alcohol 68% Hand Sanitizer products.

The Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer available in green and blue formulations and Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer are used to help reduce microorganisms that can potentially cause illness when regular hand hygiene measures (i.e., washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds) are not readily available or feasible and is packaged in 2.11fl. oz/60 mL bottles. The voluntarily recalled finished product lots and expiration dates are listed in the table below. The product, which was distributed nationwide via three retail outlets, has since been removed from sale at each outlet for unrelated commercial reasons, and was not further distributed.

Product MFG Lot # Expire Date NDC #
Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer, Ethyl Alcohol 68%, blue color, 2.11 fl. oz bottle 20D21 6/30/2022 74530-013-02
The Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer, Ethyl Alcohol 68%, blue/green color, 2.11 fl. oz bottle 20E21 9/30/2022 74530-012-02

Consumers that have Lot: 20E21 (Exp. 9/30/22) of The Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68%, available in green and blue formulations in 2.11 fl. oz. bottles, and Lot: 20D21 (Exp. 6/30/22) of Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68%, available in blue formulation in 2.11 fl. oz. bottles, which is being recalled should stop using and appropriately discard it.

Consumers may contact Best Brands with questions regarding this recall or to request a refund by contacting Quality@BestBrandsintl.com. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/best-brand-consumers-products-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-mickey-mouse-hand-sanitizer-ethyl-alcohol?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Two Giant Eagle Stores Recall Cookies Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen 

April 1, 2022

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Giant Eagle, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of “Happy Face Cookies” sold in bakery departments at two Ohio Giant Eagle supermarkets in Geneva and Ashtabula due to the possibility the product may contain an undeclared milk allergen. Those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk could experience a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The impacted products can be identified by the PLU numbers 50519 and 50659 which can be found in the upper right-hand corner of the label. The cookies were sold in a plastic container as a pack of four with sell by dates through 04/01/22. The recalled items were sold in the bakery departments of the two Giant Eagle stores only, and the majority of guests who have purchased the impacted product have already been contacted directly by phone or by mail through the Giant Eagle customer recall notification system.

Additionally, there have been no reports of illness associated with this recall to date.

Giant Eagle was made aware of the issue during a routine audit of store-made product recipes and discovered the wrong ingredient was being used.

Guests who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return a qualifying receipt to the local Giant Eagle store for a refund. Guests with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST.

In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/two-giant-eagle-stores-recall-cookies-due-undeclared-milk-allergen?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Unilever Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Powder and Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Fresh Due to Presence of Slightly Elevated Levels of Benzene 

March 30, 2022

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey– Unilever United States is voluntarily recalling two Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirants to the consumer level. An internal review showed slightly elevated levels of benzene in some product samples. While benzene is not an ingredient in any of the recalled products, the review showed that unexpected levels of benzene came from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can.

Unilever is recalling all lots of the products below with an expiration date through September 2023. No other Unilever or Suave products are in the scope of this recall.

UPC Description Size
079400751508, 079400784902 Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Powder 4 oz. ; 6 oz.
079400785503 Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Fresh 6 oz.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin; it can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life threatening. Benzene is ubiquitous in the environment. Humans around the world have daily exposures to it indoors and outdoors from multiple sources. Based on an independent health hazard evaluation, daily exposure to benzene in the recalled products at the levels detected in testing would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences.

The Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant product line was discontinued in October 2021 for business reasons. The affected products were in limited distribution at U.S. retail stores and online. Retailers have been notified to remove recalled products from shelves. Unilever will also offer reimbursement for consumers who have purchased products impacted by this recall. Consumers should stop using and appropriately discard the affected Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant products.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Unilever by calling (866) 204-9756, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST. Visit www.suaverecall.com for more information about the impacted products and to learn how to receive reimbursement for eligible products. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have any questions or have experienced any problems that may be related to using these aerosol antiperspirant products.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/unilever-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-suave-24-hour-protection-aerosol-antiperspirant-powder?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Wilton Industries, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Ready to Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kit

March 28, 2022

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Wilton Industries, Inc. of Naperville, Illinois is initiating a voluntary recall of Ready to Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kit due to a milk allergen missing from the “Contains” statement. The ingredient list on the package lists “Skim Milk Powder” as an ingredient, however the “Contains” statement did not include “Milk” as required. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or lifethreatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Ready to Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kit (UPC: 0070896117274) was a 2022 Easter seasonal item distributed nationally through retail stores and ecommerce including www.wilton.comExternal Link Disclaimer in the United States. This item was also sold in retail stores in Colombia. This voluntary recall impacts lots 22005, 22006 and 22007. The lot code can be found on the side or bottom of the box.

To date, no illness has been reported due to an allergic reaction to milk.

This labeling oversight was brought to our attention as a result of a consumer inquiry. Following our own internal review, we confirmed “Skim Milk Powder” was included in the ingredient list, but was not listed in the “Contains” statement.

If any consumers have questions about this voluntary recall they can send an email to productrecall@wilton.com or contact our Customer Care Team at 1-800-794-5866 Monday to Thursday 8am-4:30pm CST, Friday 8am-1pm CST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wilton-industries-inc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-ready-build-chocolate-cookie-bunny-hutch?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Liberty Fruit Company, Inc. Recalls Processed Cantaloupe For Possible Health Risk 

March 29, 2022

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Liberty Fruit Company, Inc. is recalling certain packages containing cantaloupe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled products were distributed to retail stores and foodservice operations in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. These organizations have already been contacted by the company.

The product is packaged in 4 oz, 8 oz, 16 oz and 32 oz (consumer only) as well as 5 lb (foodservice only) clear plastic containers marked Fruit Medley, Fruit Tray, Fruit Salad, Cantaloupe Chunks, Hawaiian Blend, and Melon Medley.  The expiration dates marked on the labels range from 3/21/2022 to 3/26/2022.  The product is marketed under the label Liberty Fruit Co., Inc. and/or Carol’s Cuts with the following UPC codes:  886810710052, 886810710250, 886810710076, 886810710120, 886810710014, 886810710069, 886810060560, 886810060591, 886810060546, 886810710403, 886810710410, 886810710793, 886810710502, 886810710762, 886810710724, 886810974263, 886810710809, 886810731002, 886810731019.

The potential for contamination was noted after a routine collection sample and analysis by the FDA resulted in a positive test for Salmonella.

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.

If you have any of the product(s) described above, do not consume it.  Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (913) 281-5200 between 8 a.m. CT and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/liberty-fruit-company-inc-recalls-processed-cantaloupe-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Voluntary Class II Recall Announced for a Limited Number of Jars of Skippy® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, Skippy® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended with Plant Protein 

March 30, 2022

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Skippy Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein due to the possibility that a limited number of jars may contain a small fragment of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment. The code date is located on top of the lid. A photo of the products and “Best If Used By” dates appear below. There have been no consumer complaints associated with this recall to date, and all retailers that received the affected product have been properly notified.

Skippy Foods, LLC, out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on the quality of its products, is issuing the recall to ensure that consumers are made aware of the issue. The manufacturing facility’s internal detection systems identified the concern.

Products subject to this recall action:

Product Recalled Code Date
SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter, 40oz

Best if Used By MAY0423

Best if Used By MAY0523

SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter - Club, 2/40oz Best if Used By MAY0523
SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter, 16.3oz

Best if Used By MAY0623

Besy if Used By MAY0723

SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein, 14oz Best if Used By MAY1023

No other sizes, varieties, or other packaging configurations of SKIPPY® brand peanut butter or peanut butter spreads are included in this recall.

If a consumer has this product, they should return it to their retailer for an exchange or call Skippy Foods Consumer Engagement at 1-866-475-4779 or visit the website at www.peanutbutter.comExternal Link Disclaimer for instructions and information. The Consumer Engagement team is available Monday – Friday, 8 am to 4 pm Central Time.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/voluntary-class-ii-recall-announced-limited-number-jars-skippyr-reduced-fat-creamy-peanut-butter?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

SunTree Snack Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Recall of Dried Sweetened Strawberries Due to Potential Undeclared Sulfites 

March 24, 2022

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SunTree Snack Foods LLC, of Phoenix, AZ, is recalling Good & Gather Dried Sweetened Strawberries, because the product contains undeclared sulfite. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

  • Good & Gather Dried Sweetened Strawberries
    • Label: Target | Lot Code: 88514 | UPC: 085239182840 | Best By Date: 10/01/2022, 10/04 - 10/07/2022, 10/11 - 10/14/2022 | Product Size: 4 ounces
    • Label: Target | Lot Code: 86061 | UPC: 085239182840 | Best By Date: 09/01/2022 | Product Size: 4 ounces

The recalled packages are resealable stand up pouches that were distributed to retail stores nationally. SunTree Snack Foods, LLC is initiating the voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution to protect public health. No illnesses nave Deen reported to date.

The recall was initiated due to Florida's Department of Agriculture performing a sampling. The results of the sampling indicated the above lots contained sulfites that were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased the above listed items with the above lot code and expiration date are urged to dispose of the product. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-480-719-6900 x 219 Monday — Friday 8:00 am — 6:00 pm CST or Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/suntree-snack-foods-llc-issues-voluntary-recall-dried-sweetened-strawberries-due-potential?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

WISETRADE CORPORATION RECALLS ENOKI MUSHROOMS BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK 

March 23, 2022

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March 23, 2022, WiseTrade Corporation of Irvine, CA is recalling all its cases of its 200g/7.05oz packages of ENOKI MUSHROOM (Product of Korea) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled Enoki Mushroom product was distributed in California to produce distributors or wholesalers for further distribution to retail stores.

The Enoki Mushroom comes in a 200g/7.05oz clear plastic package with the following description “Global Fresh Marketing Enoki Mushrooms” in the front and back Wisetrade Coporation Irvine, CA 92618. 

The UPC is 809728-95012 on the back side of the package.

There is no lot code or dates on a package.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The distribution of the product has been suspended.

The potential for contamination was discovered after a retail sample collected and analyzed by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 7.05 oz. package of Enoki mushroom.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and CDPH.

Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at 949-264-2268 Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wisetrade-corporation-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Consumer Alert: Undeclared Sulfites in "Licorice Flavor Olive" 

March 23, 2022

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New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers that A&C Best Food Trading Inc., located at 36-08 Review Ave in Long Island City, New York 11101, is recalling “Licorice Flavor Olive” due to the presence of undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product. To date, no illnesses have been reported to this Department in connection with this product.

The recalled “Licorice Flavor Olive” is packaged in clear plastic jar which weights approximately one pound. The product is coded “2021/10/15” stamped on the bottom of the jar and has a UPC code of “588552-331090”. The product was distributed nationally.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by New York State Food Laboratory personnel revealed the product contained high levels of sulfites which were not declared on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions, including anaphylactic shock, in some asthmatics and sensitive individuals.

Consumers who are sensitive to sulfites and have purchased “Licorice Flavor Olive” should not consume it. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Allen Lin, Manager at (917) 418-1115 or may email the distributor at hengwen315701@gmail.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/consumer-alert-undeclared-sulfites-licorice-flavor-olive?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Chicken Meal Kits Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens 

March 25, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that the chicken breast component of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast meal kits may contain wheat and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product labels. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed.

The chicken breast meal kits were produced March 19, 2022 to March 22, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert [view labels]:

  • 11.55 oz. plastic containers of “freshly made meal CHICKEN BREAST” with sell by dates of 03/26/22 through 03/29/22, and lot codes of TFNE078, TFNE079, TFNE080, and TFNE081.
  • 11.55 oz. plastic containers of “Hannaford freshly made meal chicken breast” with sell by dates of 03/26/22 through 03/29/22, and lot codes of TFNE078, TFNE079, TFNE080, and TFNE081.

The products bear establishment number “P-46638” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
                        
The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS that they observed different seasonings than usual on the product labeled as grilled chicken breast while preparing the chicken meal kits.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS has verified the affect products are no longer available for sale but is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the public health alert can contact customercare@taylorfarms.com or 855-455-0098. Members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact press@taylorfarms.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ready-eat-chicken-meal-kits-due-misbranding-and

Kao USA Conducts Expanded Voluntary Recall of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer 

March 23, 2022

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In the news release, Kao USA Conducts Voluntary Recall of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer, issued 11-Mar-2022 by Kao USA Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the IDENTIFYING THE AFFECTED PRODUCTS section, two lot codes have been added to the 3 oz size section ("ZU722861" and "ZU722871"). The complete, corrected release follows:

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kao USA Inc. is asking consumers to check their Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer 3 oz and 10 oz products to determine if it is part of a voluntary recall of the product.

Select units of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer could show the presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium which typically poses little medical risk to healthy people. However, people who have certain health problems such as weakened immune systems may be more susceptible to infections. Kao USA is urging consumers to discontinue use of the recalled lotion specified below as a precautionary measure.

Further investigation to determine the scope of the issue is still ongoing. However, Kao USA Inc. promptly took the precautionary step of issuing a voluntary recall of the affected product by removing the product in question from warehouses, working with retailers to ensure the product is removed from store shelves, and proactively notifying consumers. 

Kao USA cares about our consumers' safety.  We are committed to manufacturing products that not only meet, but exceed, the highest industry standards.

The amount of recalled product is limited to two sizes offered for Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer.

Only specific lots of the 3 oz and 10 oz sizes are affected.

IDENTIFYING THE AFFECTED PRODUCTS

  • Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer, manufactured between October 1, 2021 and October 18, 2021, could be impacted. 
  • The affected lot codes for the 3 oz size can be found on the back of the bottle printed in black ink and begin with the prefix "ZU": 
    • ZU712851
    • ZU712911
    • ZU712861
    • ZU722851
    • ZU712871
    • ZU722881
    • ZU712881
    • ZU722861
    • ZU722871
  • The affected lot codes for the 10 oz size can be found on the bottom of the bottle printed in black ink and begin with the prefix "ZU":  
    • ZU722741  
    • ZU732791 
    • ZU722771  
    • ZU732801 
    • ZU722781
    • ZU732811 
    • ZU732781
    • ZU732821

Kao USA Inc. has informed regulatory authorities of the issue and we are working with our partners on improved cleaning and sanitization practices so that similar issues can be prevented in the future.

Anyone who has product from a recalled lot should call the Kao USA Inc. Consumer Care Center for a free product coupon at the following number: 1.800.742.8798 or send an email to: consumer@kao.com. (Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM US ET) A postage paid label and plastic bag will be sent to consumers via mail to easily return the product.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/kao-usa-conducts-expanded-voluntary-recall-jergensr-ultra-healing-moisturizer

Farm Fresh Produce LLC Recalls “TWA Agriculture Mixed Mushrooms” Because of Possible Health Risk

March 22, 2022

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Farm Fresh Produce LLC of Vernon, CA, is recalling all of the 14.11 ounce packages of "TWA AGRICULTURE MIXED MUSHROOMS" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled " TWA AGRICULTURE MIXED MUSHROOMS " were distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The product comes in a 14.11 ounce, clear plastic package marked with UPC6957937481850.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 14.11 ounce packages of " TWA AGRICULTURE MIXED MUSHROOMS."

The production of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue to investigate the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased 14.11  ounce packages of " TWA AGRICULTURE MIXED MUSHROOMS."" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-323-583-1128 ( Monday – Friday 6:00am – 1:30pm).

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/farm-fresh-produce-llc-recalls-twa-agriculture-mixed-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Top Quality Produce, Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushroom Because Of Possible Health Risk

March 21, 2022

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We are recalling all cases of 200g/7.05oz package of Enoki Mushroom, product of Taiwan sold during 3/1/22-3/16/22 due to the Listeria contamination of Enoki mushrooms was discovered.  Listeria Monocytogenes can cause serious illness and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail of elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

This recalled item comes in a 200g/7.05oz with clear and green plastic bag, labeled with “Taiwan Enoki Mushroom” in English and Chinese.  There are UPC Code 848180019661, Top Quality Produce Inc’s name, address, logo and food instruction to keep refrigerated and cook before serve on one side of the plastic bag.

We request you to stop sales of this mentioned produce immediately and destroy all the remaining inventory.  Please contact us immediately at 626-968-2288 or via email chloe@topquality-produce.com with any questions and to report the cessation of sales.  Our office hours are 7:30am to 12pm, 12:30pm to 4pm.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/top-quality-produce-inc-recalls-enoki-mushroom-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert (Alaska) for Ready-To-Eat Salad Containing Meat and Poultry Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

March 19, 2022

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WASHINGTON, March 23, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that the salad dressing component of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products containing meat and poultry may contain egg, milk, peanut or wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product labels. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed.

The salad products were produced March 8, 2022 to March 17, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert: [view labels (PDF only)]

  • 12-oz. plastic container of "Charlie's DELIVERED FRESH DAILY SOUTHWEST SALAD" with best by dates 3/15/22 through 3/24/22, that may include Thai-style salad dressing, which contains undeclared peanut and wheat.
  • 12-oz. plastic container of "Charlie's DELIVERED FRESH DAILY CHICKEN BLT SALAD" with best by dates 3/15/22 through 3/24/22, that may include Thai-style salad dressing, which contains undeclared peanut.
  • 11-oz. plastic container of "Signature Café THAI Style Salad with White Meat Chicken" with best by dates 3/15/22 through 3/24/22, that may include BBQ Ranch salad dressing, which contains undeclared egg and milk.

The products bear establishment number "P-38458" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and food service locations in Alaska.

The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS that it received a consumer complaint that incorrect salad dressing was included in the salad packaging.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS has verified the affect products are no longer available for sale but is concerned that some products may be in consumers' refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Oliver Evans, Division President, Charlie's Produce, at 907-258-1412 or anchoragefoodsafety@charliesproduce.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ready-eat-salad-containing-meat-and-poultry-products

St. Benoit Creamery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in French Vanilla Yogurt

March 19, 2022

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St. Benoit Creamery of Sonoma, CA is recalling French Vanilla Yogurt, lot code # 2054, best by date 8/22/2022, because it may contain undeclared EGG allergen.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to EGG allergen run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

French Vanilla Yogurt is packaged in glass jar, net wt. 4.75 oz., UPC 6 49241 92910 9, and the recalled product has the lot code # 2054, best by date 8/22/2022. The label of the recalled product is below.

Product was distributed in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington through retail stores since February 25, 2022. 

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Organic Desserts Pot De Crème Vanilla was mis-labeled as French Vanilla Yogurt and it did not reveal the presence of the EGG allergen.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/st-benoit-creamery-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-french-vanilla-yogurt?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Continental Mills Recalls Kroger Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix Due to Possible Foreign Material Contamination

March 18, 2022

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Continental Mills has issued a recall of Kroger Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix, due to a potential foreign material contamination. Fragments from a cable used to clear the processing line were discovered in a limited amount of product.

The Kroger Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix is packaged in a box, net wt. 2 lbs., UPC 01111088219. The affected product has the lot codes KX2063 and KX2064, Best By Date of 09/01/2023 and 09/02/2023.

Product was distributed to Kroger stores in the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MO, MS, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV.

No contaminated product has been reported by consumers to date. No injuries have been reported to date.

If you have recently purchased any of the products noted above, please dispose of the product. For more information about the recall or information to receive a refund, please call the Recall Phone Hotline at 1-800-578-7832 Monday – Friday 7 am to 4 pm PT.

Food Safety is the highest priority for Continental Mills and the company is acting swiftly for the safety of consumers. Continental Mills is working with the FDA and retailers to ensure any affected product is removed from the marketplace immediately.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/continental-mills-recalls-kroger-buttermilk-pancake-waffle-mix-due-possible-foreign-material?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix Due to Possible Foreign Material Contamination

March 19, 2022

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Continental Mills Recalls Walmart Great ValueContinental Mills has issued a recall for a single lot of Great Value Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix, UPC 078742370828, Lot code KX2063, Best By Date of 09/01/2023, due to a potential foreign material contamination. Fragments from a cable used to clear the processing line were discovered in a limited amount of product.

The affected product was distributed nationwide where consumers purchased product through retail Walmart stores.

No contaminated product has been reported by consumers to date. No injuries have been reported to date.

If you have recently purchased any of the products noted above, please dispose of the product or please return the product to your store for a replacement or refund. For more information or to receive a refund, please call the Recall Phone Hotline at 1-800-578-7832 Monday – Friday 7 am to 4 pm PT.

Food Safety is the highest priority for Continental Mills and the company is acting swiftly for the safety of consumers. Continental Mills is working with the FDA and https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/continental-mills-recalls-walmart-great-value-buttermilk-pancake-waffle-mix-due-possible-foreign?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

T Fresh Company Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Because of Possible Health Risk

March 19, 2022

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T Fresh Company of City of Industry, CA is recalling its 5.25oz (150g) enoki mushrooms, Lot #6021053 grown in China & 7.5oz (200g) Lot # 6021052 grown in China, because it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness.

Symptoms of listeria may include fever, muscle aches, severe headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention. This bacteria can be completely destroyed and the risk of infection can be eliminated by thoroughly cooking foods at temperatures of 165°F (73.8°C).

Lot #6021053 was distributed from California and Texas to retail stores through produce distributors, while traces of the bacterium were discovered by CDPH sampling. Product is packaged in a pink and transparent plastic packaging, with the “Yes” Logo for the 150g(5.25oz) & Light Blue & transparent plastic packaging, with " Yes" Logo for the 200g(7.5oz). Enoki mushrooms are white, stringy with small caps. The weight of the product is 5.25 oz (150g) & 7.5 oz (200g). The UPC barcode numbers are 825382736718 (150g), with no other codes & 825382736947 (200g), with no other codes.

The distribution of the product has been suspended. No infections or illnesses have been reported or confirmed. Consumers who have purchased our enoki mushrooms are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund bought within the dates January 18th, 2022 to Feb 16th, 2022 for both items. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 626-968-2088 Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm PST.

Mushrooms are fungi, meaning they are not vegetables or fruits. Consumers should never eat mushrooms raw. All surfaces, utensils or containers that are used for preparing mushrooms should be separated from other foods to avoid cross-contamination.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/t-fresh-company-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Jan Fruits Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Because of Possible Health Risk

March 18, 2022

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Jan Fruits Inc. of VERNON, CA is recalling all its cases of its 200g/7.05oz packages of ENOKI MUSHROOM (Product of Taiwan) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever,severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled Enoki Mushroom product was distributed in CA to produce distributors or wholesalers for further distribution to retail stores.

The Enoki Mushroom comes in a 200g/7.05oz clear plastic package with the following description “Taiwan Best Quality Enoki Natural Mushroom***Manufacturer: Changhua County Mushrooms Production Cooperative” in English. There is a green lettered “Premium” Printed with two QR scan codes and UPC 8 51084 00835 8 on the back side of a package There is a Lot Code #3322 outside of box.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The distribution of the product has been suspended.

The potential for contamination was discovered after a retail sample collected and analyzed by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 7.05 oz. package of Enoki mushroom.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and CDPH.

Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at 323-923-2879 Ext. 3. Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/jan-fruits-inc-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk-0?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

The Salsa Texan Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat Contamination in “Gluten Free Coconut Flour Tortillas”

March 18, 2022

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The Salsa Texan of Flower Mound, Texas is voluntarily recalling its regular and burrito sized packages of Coconut Flour Tortillas because they may contain undeclared wheat. People who have allergies to wheat, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled tortillas were distributed nationwide through the mail, following orders made via the social media platforms, FaceBook and Instagram. The recalled tortillas were also sold at various Farmers Markets in Texas the months of August and September 2021. Farmers Market locations include: Canton First Monday, Lucas, Texas Community Market, St. Michael’s, Red Tent Market at Willowbend, Luscombe Farm, Rockwall, Garland and Heath.

The product comes in a clear plastic package marked with The Salsa Texan on the top and with the phrase Gluten-Free on the label.

Customers with Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity have confirmed illness following consumption of the recalled tortillas.

The voluntary recall was initiated after it was discovered that the wheat containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.

Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected. Consumers who have purchased The Salsa Texan tortillas marked Gluten-Free are urged to destroy them if they have an allergy or sensitivity to wheat or gluten and may contact The Salsa Texan for a full refund for tortillas purchased in August and September, 2021. Consumers with questions regarding this product should contact the company at 214-850-9498. M-Friday 9:00-5:00p.m. cst

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/salsa-texan-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-wheat-contamination-gluten-free-coconut-flour-tortillas?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Fruit Fresh Up, Inc Recalls Products due to Possible Health Risk

March 20, 2022

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Fruit Fresh Up, Inc. is voluntarily recalling from the market all fresh cut fruit and vegetable products and ready to eat dips, as listed below, processed at its Depew, NY production facilities, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Products subject to the voluntary recall of fresh cut fruits and vegetables are packaged in clear plastic containers with a tamper evident seal and identified with a “Best if Used By” date between March 5, 2022, and March 23, 2022. Ready-to-eat dips are provided in 7oz clear plastic clamshell containers with a Best if Used By date of March 15, 2022 to March 31, 2022. Consumers who still have any of these products in their refrigerators are urged not to consume the product and to discard immediately. No illnesses have been reported with the products being recalled to date.

This voluntary recall notification is being issued after results from the environmental program found surfaces where products are packaged into containers to contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Listing of products subject to this recall can be found below.

Recalled items from the facility were distributed in NY and surrounding states.

Retailers have been advised to check store shelves and warehouse inventories to confirm that no recalled product is available for purchase by consumers.

Retailer and consumer questions about the voluntary recall should be directed to Fruit Fresh Up, Inc at 716-684-3400, Monday – Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm Eastern Time.

Fruit Fresh Up is coordinating closely with regulatory officials.

Listing of Products Subject to Recall:

Product Description UPC
Wegmans 10 oz Watermelon Chunks 077890209066
Wegmans 24 oz Mini Hearts 077890938096
Wegmans 32 oz Watermelon Chunks 077890246610
Wegmans 32 oz Pineapple Spears 077890251843
Wegmans 32 oz Cantaloupe Spears 077890260579
Wegmans 32 oz Melon Trio 077890495520
Fresh Harvest 18 oz Cantaloupe Spears 64779300398
Fresh Harvest 18 oz Melon Trio 64779300400
Fresh Harvest 18 oz Pineapple Spears 64779300397
Fresh Harvest 18 oz Watermelon Chunks 64779300469
Fresh Harvest 6# Pine Bucket 64779300011
Fresh Harvest Small fruit platter w/ raspberrry dip 6477900336
Fresh Harvest Small veggie platter w/ ranch 64779300337
Lexington Co-op 10 oz Melon Combo 64779300370
Lexington Co-op 10 oz Cantaloupe Chunk (4/cs) 64779300369
Lexington Co-op 10 oz Honeydew Chunk (2/cs) 64779300370
Lexington Cop-op 10 oz Mixed fruit 64779300374
Lexington Co-op 10 oz Pineapple chunks 64779300372
Lexington Co-op 10 oz Watermelon Chunks 64779300373
Lexington Co-op 32 oz Fruit Bowl 64779300360
Lexington Co-op 32 oz Melon Trios 64779300403
Lexington Co-op 32 oz Pineapple Spears 64779300401
Lexington Co-op 32 oz Watermelon Chunks 64779300468
Tops Large Cantaloupe BBD on bottom of container
Tops Large Mixed Melon BBD on bottom of container
Tops Large Pineapple BBD on bottom of container
Tops Large Watermelon BBD on bottom of container
Tops Small Cantaloupe BBD on bottom of container
Tops Small Mixed Melon BBD on bottom of container
Tops Small Pineapple BBD on bottom of container
Tops Small Watermelon BBD on bottom of container
Fruit Fresh Up Raspberry Dip (7 oz) 64779300105

 https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/fruit-fresh-inc-recalls-products-due-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Cavendish Farms Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Original Hash Brown Patties

March 17, 2022

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Cavendish Farms Corporation of Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada, is recalling 441 cases of its 42.3 oz packages of Original Hash Brown Patties because they may contain undeclared wheat. People who have allergies to wheat or celiac disease run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled Original Hash Brown Patties were sold in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island in retail supermarkets that are part of the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative which include ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer and Fairway Market. The stores have removed the product from shelves.

The product comes in a 42.3 oz package with the UPC code 0 56210 34217 1 and a best before date of 2024 FE 01 stamped on the side.

No confirmed illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered the product contained wheat and was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat. Cavendish Farms was notified by a supplier that an ingredient it provided was mislabeled and did not identify the presence of wheat.

The issue has since been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased 42.3 oz packages of Original Hash Brown Patties with the UPC code 0 56210 34217 1 and a best before date of 2024 FE 01 stamped on the side are urged to dispose of or return to the location where they were purchased. Consumers with questions may contact the company 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-888-883-7437.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/cavendish-farms-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-wheat-original-hash-brown-patties?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Damascus Bakery Recalls One Lot of Bantam Classic Bagels

March 2, 2022

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NEWARK, New Jersey - March 2, 2022 - Damascus Bakery OPCO LLC is voluntarily recalling one production lot (#12031) of Bantam Classic Bagels due to an incorrect item being placed in the carton with an undeclared egg allergen. People who have an egg allergy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the items in this product lot.

Bantam Bagels were distributed to retail stores nationwide via distributors.

All product affected have a best by date of May 27, 2023 which has been printed on the left side of the carton and the top of the bag.

To date, no illnesses related to this recall have been reported. No other Damascus Bakery OPCO LLC or Bantam Bagels products are affected.

Consumers who have purchased the above product(s) are asked to:

  • Dispose of the product immediately
  • Contact Bantams Bagels Customer Service at 866-451-6744 for a replacement coupon

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/damascus-bakery-recalls-one-lot-bantam-classic-bagels

Stutzman Farms Issues a Voluntary Recall of its Einkorn Products for an Undeclared Wheat Allergen

March 8, 2022

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MILLERSBURG, Ohio (March 8, 2022)- Stutzman Farms of Millersburg, Ohio is voluntarily recalling all products containing einkorn as the product labels do not declare wheat, a known allergen, on the product label.

The following products are subject to this recall:

  • Organic Einkorn Berries (sold bulk, or in 25 and 50 lb packages)
  • Organic Whole Einkorn Flour (sold bulk, or in 25 lb packages)
  • Organic All Purpose Einkorn Flour (sold bulk)
  • Organic All Purpose Flour (sold bulk)
  • Sourdough Einkorn Pretzels (sold in 4 and 8 oz packages)
  • Sprouted Einkorn Grate Nuts (sold in .75 and 3 lb packages)
  • Sprouted Einkorn Crackers (sold in .30 and 1 lb packages)

Products were sold from the retail location: 6197 Township Rd 605, Millersburg, OH 44654 and through retailers in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. All lots of product that were prepared, sold, or distributed from Stutzman Farms containing einkorn are included in this recall.

There have been no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to wheat run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Stutzman Farms became aware of the misbranding issue after it was brought to our attention by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Customers with a wheat allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to Stutzman Farms for a refund. Customers with questions may call Stutzman Farms at 330-674-1289 extension 2 and leave a message.

https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/OHDOA/2022/03/08/file_attachments/2097530/Labels.pdf

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Chicken Salad Products Containing FDA-Regulated Dressing that has been Recalled due to Foreign Material Contamination

March 10, 2022

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WASHINGTON, March 10, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for a ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad product containing a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated salad dressing that has been recalled by the producer due to concerns that the salad dressing may contain hard plastic.  FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed.

The chicken salad product items were produced on 3/03/22, 3/04/22, 3/05/22, and 3/06/22. The following product is subject to the public health alert [view label here]:

  • 12-oz. plastic tray packages containing “Trader Joe’s CRUNCHY SLAW with Chicken, Crispy Noodles & Peanut Dressing” and a use by date of 03/09/22, 03/10/22, 03/11/22, or 03/12/22 printed on the label.

The products bear establishment number “P-6247” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspected establishment received notification from their salad dressing supplier that the salad dressing, which is regulated by FDA, may contain hard plastic. The establishment then notified FSIS of the issue. FSIS and FDA are coordinating on this issue.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-chicken-salad-products-containing-fda-regulated

Abbott Voluntarily EXPANDS Recall of Powder Formulas Manufactured at One Plant

March 7, 2022

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Abbott is voluntarily recalling one lot of Similac PM 60/40 (Lot # 27032K80 (can) / Lot # 27032K800 (case)) manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan. This is in addition to lots of Similac®, Alimentum® and EleCare® powder formula that were voluntarily recalled on Feb. 17. The action comes after learning of the death of an infant who tested positive for Cronobacter sakazakii and who we were informed had consumed Similac PM 60/40 from this lot. This case is under investigation, and at this time the cause of the infant’s Cronobacter sakazakii infection has not been determined. We want to extend our heartfelt sympathies to the family.

Importantly, no distributed product has tested positive for the presence of Cronobacter sakazakii. Additionally, recently tested retained product samples of Similac PM 60/40 Lot # 27032K80 (can) / Lot #27032K800 (case) were negative for Cronobacter.

02.17.2022 Abbott initiated a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formulas, including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare, manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan, one of the company’s manufacturing facilities. The recall does not include any metabolic deficiency nutrition formulas.

Abbott is voluntarily recalling these products after four consumer complaints related to Cronobacter sakazakii or Salmonella Newport in infants who had consumed powder infant formula manufactured in this facility.

Additionally, as part of Abbott's quality processes, we conduct routine testing for Cronobacter sakazakii and other pathogens in our manufacturing facilities. During testing in our Sturgis, Michigan, facility, we found evidence of Cronobacter sakazakii in the plant in non-product contact areas. We found no evidence of Salmonella Newport. This investigation is ongoing. 

Importantly, no distributed product has tested positive for the presence of either of these bacteria, and we continue to test. Abbott conducts extensive quality checks on each completed batch of infant formula, including microbiological analysis prior to release. All finished  infant formula powder products are tested for Cronobacter, Salmonella, and other pathogens, and they must test negative before the product is released. Additionally, retained samples related to the three complaints for Cronobacter sakazakii tested negative for Cronobacter. And the retained sample related to the complaint for Salmonella Newport tested negative for Salmonella. 

While Abbott's testing of distributed product detected no pathogens, we are taking action by recalling the powder formula manufactured in this facility with an expiration of April 1, 2022, or later. No Abbott liquid formulas are included in the recall, nor are powder formulas or nutrition products from other facilities.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/abbott-voluntarily-expands-recall-powder-formulas-manufactured-one-plant?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Tennessee Technical Coatings Corp Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Hand Sanitizer Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% Due to Presence of Methanol

March 7, 2022

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Tennessee Technical Coatings Corp. is voluntarily recalling all lots of HAND SANITIZER Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% to the consumer/user level. FDA analysis has found the product to contain methanol.

Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache blurred vision, coma, seizures, permanent blindness, permanent damage to the central nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning. To date, Tennessee Technical Coatings Corp. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. HAND SANITIZER Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% is packaged in one-gallon plastic jugs. The affected HAND SANITIZER Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% lots include the following batch numbers:

Batch Number Container Size NDC
00421002 One Gallon 76921-000-01
00422001 One Gallon 76921-000-01
00429001 One Gallon 76921-000-01
00521001 One Gallon 76921-000-01
00622003 One Gallon 76921-000-01
00806001 One Gallon 76921-000-01

The product can be identified by the representative label below. The hand sanitizer was distributed in Tennessee, USA to retail customers and to wholesale companies who further distributed between approximately April 2020 and August 2020.

Tennessee Technical Coatings is notifying its distributors and customers by letter, and telephone and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Consumers/distributors/retailers that have HAND SANITIZER Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% which is being recalled should stop using, return to place of purchase/contact their doctor.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Tennessee Technical Coatings by calling 931-359-6666 or via the e-mail address ttchelpdesk@tntechcoatings.net Monday through Thursday 8am-5pm central standard time. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tennessee-technical-coatings-corp-issues-nationwide-voluntary-recall-hand-sanitizer-isopropyl?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Urgent: Torn & Glasser Recalls Sprouts Farmer Market Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries 12 Oz. Because of Undeclared Almond Allergen

March 4, 2022

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Torn & Glasser of Pomona, CA is recalling 231 cases (2,772 units) of Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries due to an undeclared allergen. The Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries may also contain Dark Chocolate Almonds which are Tree Nuts (Almond) allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Product affected by this recall is listed below.

Item # UPC Code Product Description Sell By Date Case Lot # Bag Lot #
638-011 6 46670 46342 6 SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET DARK CHOCOLATE COVERED CHERRIES 12-12 OZ 07/24/2022 795935 3001 A

The Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries were sold at Sprouts Farmer Market stores in the following 6 states under the Sprouts Farmer Market brand beginning November 3rd, 2021: 
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries was mixed with Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds in the bag. Subsequent investigation indicates that some Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds were used for Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries by Production personnel.

Customers who purchased the above listed product with the associated lot are urged to destroy the product and/or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (213) 627-6496 Monday – Friday 7:00AM – 4:00PM or 1622 East Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90021.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/urgent-torn-glasser-recalls-sprouts-farmer-market-dark-chocolate-covered-cherries-12-oz-because?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

TCP HOT Acquisition LLC dba HRB Brands Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sure and Brut Aerosol Sprays Due to the Presence of Benzene

February 16, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 16, 2022 – Westport, Connecticut, TCP HOT Acquisition LLC dba HRB Brands is voluntarily recalling all lot numbers with expiration dates on or before August 2023 of the Sure and Brut Aerosol Sprays listed in the table below to the consumer level due to the presence of benzene. While benzene is not an ingredient in any of the recalled products, our review showed that unexpected levels of benzene came from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can. These products were owned and distributed by Helen of Troy Limited prior to June 7, 2021.

Brand Product Description UPC Expiration Date
Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol, 4oz 00827755070085 On or Before August 2023
Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol, 6oz 00827755070108 On or Before August 2023
Brut Classic Deodorant Aerosol, 154g 00827755070177 On or Before August 2023
Brut Classic Deodorant Aerosol, 10oz 00827755070047 On or Before August 2023
Sure Regular Antiperspirant Aerosol, 6oz 00883484002025 On or Before August 2023
Sure Unscented Antiperspirant Aerosol, 6oz 00883484002278 On or Before August 2023

For additional product images and refund requests, please see www.brutsurerecall2022.com External Link Disclaimer.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin and it can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life-threatening. Benzene is prevalent in the environment. Humans around the world have daily exposures to it indoors and outdoors from multiple sources. To date, no reports of adverse events related to this recall have been reported. This voluntary recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution.

The voluntarily recalled products are packaged in aerosol cans and are used as deodorants to prevent or mask body odor or antiperspirants to reduce sweating. The products were distributed nationally in the United States, except for Brut Aerosol Deodorant, 154g, which was distributed in Canada. Consumers should stop using the recalled products if the expiration date is on or before August 2023 and dispose of them appropriately.

Retailers of these products are also being notified by recall letter and are arranging for return of all recalled products. Distributors and retailers that have recalled product should stop distribution of those products.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact TCP HOT Acquisition LLC by calling 1-866-615-0976 Monday to Friday from 8:30am–5pm (PT). Consumers may also access www.brutsurerecall2022.comExternal Link Disclaimer to request a product refund and for additional information. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these recalled products.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tcp-hot-acquisition-llc-dba-hrb-brands-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-sure-and-brut-aerosol?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Boyd Specialties, LLC Recalls Jerky Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

March 4, 2022

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WASHINGTON, March 4, 2022 – Boyd Specialties, LLC, a Colton, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,634 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) jerky products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The multiple jerky products were produced on February 23, 2022. The products subject to the recall can be found here, and the labels can be found here.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40269” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
                         
The problem was discovered by FSIS during follow-up procedures after a routine FSIS product sample confirmed positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Anthony Middleton, Production Manager at Boyd Specialties, at (909) 219-5120.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/boyd-specialties-llc-recalls-jerky-products-due-possible-listeria-contamination

The Third Synthesis Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg, Milk, and Wheat Allergen Statement

March 3, 2022

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The Third Synthesis Inc DBA Chicago Sweet Connection Bakery is issuing a voluntary recall for fresh baked Coffee Cakes (Various Flavors) and fresh baked Paczkis (Various Flavors) produced between February 21st, 2022 to February 23rd, 2022 because the label does not declare Egg, Milk, and Wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Egg, Milk, and Wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The labeling issue has been corrected for products produced after February 23rd.

  • Coffee cakes produced between February 21st 2022 and February 23rd 2022. The affected products may have been consumed between February 22nd, 2022 until February 28th, 2022. They expired on February 28th, 2022.
  • Paczkis produced between February 21st 2022 and February 23rd 2022. The affected products may have been consumed between February 22nd, 2022 until February 26th, 2022. They expired on February 26th, 2022.
  • The following UPC Codes apply:
    • Paczkis
      • UPC: 84104902413 Item: Apple
      • UPC: 84104902401 Item: Apricot
      • UPC: 84104902450 Item: Assorted
      • UPC: 84104902417 Item: Blueberry
      • UPC: 84104907108 Item: Cherry
      • UPC: 84104902405 Item: Chocolate Custard
      • UPC: 84104902406 Item: Custard
      • UPC: 84104902411 Item: Strawberry
      • UPC: 84104902409 Item: Raspberry
      • UPC: 84104902408 Item: Pineapple
      • UPC: 84104902403 Item: Prune
      • UPC: 84104902407 Item: Cheese
      • UPC: 84104902410 Item: Lemon
    • Coffee Cakes
      • UPC: 84104900857 Item: Apple
      • UPC: 84104904603 Item: Apricot
      • UPC: 84104900860 Item: Blueberry
      • UPC: 84104904612 Item: Caramel
      • UPC: 84104900589 Item: Cheese
      • UPC: 84104900858 Item: Cherry
      • UPC: 84104902538 Item: Chocolate Chip
      • UPC: 84104904610 Item: Custard
      • UPC: 84104904616 Item: Lemon
      • UPC: 84104900863 Item: Pecan
      • UPC: 84104904614 Item: Raspberry
      • UPC: 84104904615 Item: Strawberry

Coffee Cakes (Various Flavors) and Paczkis (Various Flavors) where distributed in Illinois and Wisconsin and reached consumers through retailers. Coffee Cakes are a single pack, aluminum rectangular tray with a plastic dome lid and Paczkis are 4 pack in a clear plastic clamshell.

No illnesses have been reported to date. Any existing products are currently past their expiration date and should be discarded.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the allergen statement was not correctly printing on labels due to a computer error. The label was being cut off before the allergen statement could print. Products produced after these dates have been corrected.

Customers who have purchased Coffee Cakes (Various Flavors) and Paczkis (Various Flavors) between February 21st to February 23th 2022 and have noticed missing allergen statement on their products may contact the company at 773- 283-4430 anytime 9am to 5pm CST.

Examples of the products can be seen in the hyperlink below.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/third-synthesis-inc-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-milk-and-wheat-allergen-statement?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

UPDATED Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Because of Possible Health Risk

February 23, 2022

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Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages and 150g/5.25-ounce packages of Enoki Mushrooms (Product of China) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled products were distributed to (Chicago IL/ Los Angeles CA/Dallas TX) through produce distributors or wholesalers to retail stores by 1/4/2022 and the affected lot number is 300511.

The Enoki comes in a 200g/7.05ounces, UPC: 6953150100684 and 150g/5.25ounces UPC: 6953150110157.  Product is packaged in a vacuum sealed plastic package with upper transparent and lower portion has a black background.  The product is “Product of China” and there is no English translation on label.  There are no business name & address printed on packages.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The potential for contamination was discovered after routine testing by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 200gram package of Enoki.

The distribution of the product has been suspended.

Consumers who have purchased Enoki mushroom are urged to discard of or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at (323) 720-9126, Monday- Friday 6:00AM to 1:00PM PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/golden-medal-mushroom-inc-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk-revised?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-to-Eat Meat Products Containing FDA-Regulated Seasoning Mix That Has Been Recalled Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

March 1, 2022

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WASHINGTON, March 1, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products containing a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated seasoning mix that has been recalled by the producer, PS Seasoning of Iron Ridge, Wis., due to concerns that the seasoning mix may contain undeclared wheat. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. This situation is currently evolving, which means additional products may be added. Please continue to check back for any possible updates.

The full list of products subject to the public health alert are available here. The products are from various establishments and bear establishment number “EST. 44972”, “EST. 46312”, or “EST. 44869” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The retail products from “EST. M-47484” do not bear a USDA mark of inspection. Some of the products were distributed nationwide.

The problem was discovered when the FSIS inspected establishments received notification from their seasoning supplier that the seasoning mix, which is regulated by FDA, may contain undeclared wheat. The establishments then notified FSIS of the issue. FSIS and FDA are coordinating on this issue.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ready-eat-meat-products-containing-fda-regulated

Vadilal Industries (USA) Recalls "Custard Apple Pulp" Because of Possible Health Risk

February 22, 2022

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Vadilal Industries (USA) Inc. of Newark, NJ is voluntarily recalling two batches of frozen Custard Apple Pulp because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and is sold in 35.27-ounce packets. The packets are labeled as “Custard Apple Pulp” and the batch codes are printed on the back of the packet. The product code, description, lot code, UPC and Best Before information are noted below.

Product Code: FPEP44302   
Product Description & Size: Custard Apple Pulp   
Batch /lot code: KWHO, KRQO   
UPC: 8901777282168   
Best Before: September 2023
                
The recall was initiated after FDA received a single complaint reporting 5 illnesses and FDA sampling revealed the presence of Salmonella in the product.

Consumers who have purchased Custard Apple Pulp with these batch codes should discontinue use or return it to the store of purchase for a full refund. Retailers that may have further distributed the recalled lot codes should share this notice with their customers.

Customers with questions may contact the Vadilal Industries at +1 732-333-1209 Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST).

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/vadilal-industries-usa-recalls-custard-apple-pulp-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Dried Plums Recall-Costco Stores

February 15, 2022

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IDENTIFYING FEATURES
Barcode:
810019600821
Item code: 1516905 Dates available for sale: April 2021 - February 2022.
Sold at Costco Wholesale in four states: Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington.

WHAT ARE THE DEFECTS?

Alli & Rose LLC has announced a recall due to the potential presence of lead.

WHAT SHOULD CONSUMERS DO?
If you still have any of this product, please stop using the item and return it to your local Costco for a full refund. No other Alli & Rose products are included in this recall.

For more information, please contact us via email at customerservice@)alli-rose.com or phone +1828446 8420 Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Pacific Time. We are sorry for any inconvenience this recall may have caused.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/dried-plums-recall-information?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Family Dollar Stores Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain FDA-Regulated Products in Six States Including Drugs, Devices, Cosmetics, Foods

February 18, 2022

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Family Dollar, Inc. is initiating a voluntary retail level product recall of certain products regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that were stored and shipped to 404 stores from Family Dollar Distribution Center #202 in West Memphis, Arkansas from January 1, 2021 through the present due to the presence of rodents and rodent activity at Family Dollar Distribution Center 202.

There are numerous hazards associated with rodents including the potential presence of Salmonella. Use or consumption of affected products may present risk of illness due to the potential presence of Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in infants, young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant persons, persons with pre- existent pathology (e.g., patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy treatments, organ transplant recipient, etc.) and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

To date, Family Dollar is not aware of any consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this recall.

Products covered by this retail level recall include all: (i) drugs; (ii) medical devices; (iii) cosmetics; (iv) dietary supplements; and (v) human and animal (pet) food products. The recall does not apply to products shipped directly to the stores by the distributor or manufacturer, such as all frozen and refrigerated items. The 404 stores to which this recall applies are listed on the attached schedule. The recall does not apply to other store locations.

Family Dollar is notifying its affected stores by letter asking them to check their stock immediately and to quarantine and discontinue the sale of any affected product. Customers that may have bought affected product may return such product to the Family Dollar store where they were purchased without receipt.

Customers with questions regarding this recall may contact Family Dollar Customer Service at 844-636-7687 between 9am and 5pm EST. Customers should contact their physician or health care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these products. Customers with concerns about their pets who have eaten the recalled animal food products should contact their veterinarian.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/family-dollar-stores-issues-voluntary-recall-certain-fda-regulated-products-six-states-including?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Frickenschmidt Foods LLC Recalls Ready-to-Eat Beef Stick Products Due to Misbranding

February 22, 2022

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2022 – Frickenschmidt Foods LLC, a Lockwood, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,795 pounds of ready-to-eat beef stick products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains and declares wheat as an ingredient but has an incorrect statement of “gluten free” on the label.

The ready-to-eat teriyaki beef stick items were packaged on Nov. 30, 2021, Dec. 1, 2021, and Jan. 28, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 1.5 oz. individually sealed packages of “HIGH PROTEIN SNACK TERIYAKI BEEF WICKED CUTZ BEEF STICK” with lot code 113022, 120122, or 012823 printed in blue ink on the back of the product package.

The products subject to recall bears establishment number “M33928,” which is printed in blue ink on the back of the product package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and sold through online sales.
                      
The problem was discovered when the distribution company notified the establishment that the product is labeled as “gluten free” but lists wheat in the ingredients statement.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Steven Ogden, Production Manager, Frickenschmidt Foods LLC at 417-232-4401 or steven@frickenschmidtfoods.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/frickenschmidt-foods-llc-recalls-ready-eat-beef-stick-products-due-misbranding

Corfu Foods, Inc. Recalls Swai (Siluriformes) Fish Products Imported Without Benefit of Import Reinspection

February 18, 2022

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2022 - Corfu Foods, Inc., a Bensenville, Ill. firm, is recalling approximately 6,570 pounds of swai (Siluriformes) fish products imported from Vietnam that were not presented for import reinspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The frozen swai fish fillet items were imported on Jan. 15, 2022. The following products are subject to recall. See labels here.

  • 15-lb. bulk corrugated box packages containing various sizes of "PACIFIC DYNASTY SWAI FILLETS" and lot code VN 461 VI 354.

These items were shipped to institutions, restaurants, and retail locations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Consumers may have purchased the swai fillets in bulk or hand wrapped from the fish counter at retailers.

The problem was discovered when a company notified FSIS that they received and further distributed imported product without verifying that the product was presented for FSIS import reinspection.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in institutional, restaurant, or consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Restaurants and institutions are urged not to serve these products. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Chris Memmos, Director of Sales and Marketing, Corfu Foods, Inc., at 630-595-2510 or cm@corfufoods.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/corfu-foods-inc.-recalls-swai-siluriformes-products-imported-without-benefit-import

Morgan Foods Recalls Skyline Chili Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

February 16, 2022

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2022 - Morgan Foods, an Austin, Ind., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,205 pounds of Skyline chili due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk, wheat, and soy, which are known allergens and are not declared on the product label. 

The cans labeled as chili product may actually contain cream of chicken soup and were produced on Dec. 21, 2021. The following product is subject to recall [View Labels]:

  • 10.5 oz. cans containing "Skyline CHILI ORIGINIAL CHILI" with a lot code "L2121", product code "CHC8T UPY" on the bottom of the can, and a best by date of Dec. 21, 2023. The cans are packed in trays marked as "Skyline Original Chili" with an expiration date of December 21, 2024.   

The product subject to recall bears establishment number "EST. 6806" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered by consumers who reported to the company that the cans labeled as chili contained cream of chicken soup.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Bridget Castellini, Wordsmith Communications, (513) 515-9673 or bcastellini@wordsworthweb.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/morgan-foods-recalls-skyline-chili-products-due-misbranding-and-undeclared-allergens

Abbott Voluntarily Recalls Powder Infant Formulas Manufactured at One Plant

February 17, 2022

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Abbott (NYSE: ABT) is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of powder formulas, including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare manufactured in Sturgis, Mich., one of the company's manufacturing facilities. The recall does not include any metabolic deficiency nutrition formulas.

Abbott is voluntarily recalling these products after four consumer complaints related to Cronobacter sakazakii or Salmonella Newport in infants who had consumed powder infant formula manufactured in this facility.

Additionally, as part of Abbott's quality processes, we conduct routine testing for Cronobacter sakazakii and other pathogens in our manufacturing facilities. During testing in our Sturgis, Mich., facility, we found evidence of Cronobacter sakazakii in the plant in non-product contact areas. We found no evidence of Salmonella Newport. This investigation is ongoing.

Importantly, no distributed product has tested positive for the presence of either of these bacteria, and we continue to test. Abbott conducts extensive quality checks on each completed batch of infant formula, including microbiological analysis prior to release. All finished products are tested for Cronobacter sakazakii, Salmonella Newport and other pathogens and they must test negative before any product is released. Additionally, retained samples related to the three complaints for Cronobacter sakazakii tested negative for Cronobacter sakazakii. And the retained sample related to the complaint for Salmonella Newport tested negative for Salmonella Newport.

While Abbott's testing of finished product detected no pathogens, we are taking action by recalling the powder formula manufactured in this facility with an expiration of April 1, 2022, or later. No Abbott liquid formulas, powder formulas, or nutrition products from other facilities are impacted by the recall.

Cronobacter sakazakii is commonly found in the environment and a variety of areas in the home. It can cause fever, poor feeding, excessive crying or low energy as well as other serious symptoms. It's important to follow the instructions for proper preparation, handling and storage of powder formulas.

"We know parents depend on us to provide them with the highest quality nutrition formulas," said Joe Manning, executive vice president, nutritional products, Abbott. "We're taking this action so parents know they can trust us to meet our high standards, as well as theirs. We deeply regret the concern and inconvenience this situation will cause parents, caregivers and health care professionals."

The products under recall have a multidigit number on the bottom of the container starting with the first two digits 22 through 37, contains K8, SH, or Z2 and with an expiration date of April 1, 2022, or after (photo of container bottom can be found in the hyperlink below).

To find out if the product you have is included in this recall, visit  https://www.similacrecall.com/us/en/home.html and type in the code on the bottom of the package, or call +1-800-986-8540 (U.S.) and follow the instructions provided. No action is needed for previously consumed product. If you have questions about feeding your child, contact your healthcare professional.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/abbott-voluntarily-recalls-powder-formulas-manufactured-one-plant?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Candies Tolteca Recalls “Saladitos” Salted Dried Plums and “Saladitos Con Chile Y Limon” Dried Plums with Chili & Lemon Because of Possible Health Risk

February 10, 2022

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Candies Tolteca of Fresno, California is recalling all 1.5 oz packages of Saladitos (Salted Dried Plums) and all 1.5 oz packages of Saladitos con Chile y Limon (Dried Plums with Chili & Lemon) because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning. A child with lead poisoning may not look or act sick. Lead poising in children can cause learning disabilities, developmental delays, and lower IQ scores.

Saladito products were sold and/or distributed in California, Nevada & Utah through Independent Distributors and company Route Sales Representatives who in turn, sold to many retail stores, including Supermarkets, Gas Stations and Convenient Stores.

Both Saladitos items come in 1.5 oz portions packaged in a clear cellophane bag approximately (4” x 8”).  The name SALADITOS (Salted Dried Plums) appears on a Blue TOLTECA brand label and identified with UPC Code 704927600694.  The SALADITOS CON CHILE Y LIMON, (Dried Plums with Chili & Lemon) appear on a Green TOLTECA brand label and identified with UPC Code 704927600700.

NO ILLNESSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE.

The company has discontinued its sale(s) of the SALADITOS (Salted Dried Plums) and SALADITOS CON CHILE Y LIMON, (Dried Plums with Chili & Lemon) indefinitely.

This recall was initiated after the California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued the public notice and the company is working closely with its Route Sales Representatives and Independent Distributors to eliminate the Saladito item(s) from the reach of consumers in all three states. Said endeavor is made with the knowledge of the California Department of Public Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Environmental Health Department of Washoe County Health District.

Consumers with questions may contact Candies Tolteca at (559) 266-9193 or Toll Free (866) 865-8322 Monday thru Friday between 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 5:00pm Pacific Time.  

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/candies-tolteca-recalls-saladitos-salted-dried-plums-and-saladitos-con-chile-y-limon-dried-plums?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Lehi Valley Trading Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Allergen in Yogurt Raisins

February 17, 2022

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In cooperation with the FDA Lehi Valley Trading Company of Mesa, Arizona is issuing a nationwide recall of 8,10 and 12.3 oz packages of Yogurt Raisins, because it may contain undeclared Peanut Allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut Allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Yogurt Raisins in question are
1.    Snack-Worthy 10 oz Yogurt Raisins, UPC 7911400668 with Best By date 09/12/22 and Lot Code 222268 packaged in a clear tub with front and back labels.
2.    Woody’s Smokehouse 12.3 oz Yogurt Raisins, UPC 9524865531 with Best By date Aug 23, 2022 packaged in a clear plastic bag with front and back labels.
3.    Texas Best Smokehouse 8 oz Yogurt Raisins, UPC 9524832055 with Best By date Aug 23, 2022 packaged in a clear plastic bag with front label

To date, no illness, sickness, or symptoms have been reported from product coming to or from Lehi Valley Trading Company.

The nationwide recall was initiated after it was discovered that equipment used to package this product may have come in contact with product containing Peanut Allergens.

Consumers who have purchased 10 oz Snack-Worthy Yogurt Raisins with lot code 222268 are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund Please direct all concerns to our Customer Service Department at (480)-684-1430 Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM MST

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lehi-valley-trading-company-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-peanut-allergen-yogurt-raisins?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Concord Farms Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Due to Possible Health Risk   

February 9, 2022

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CONCORD FARMS of Vernon, CA is recalling its 5.25oz (150g) enoki mushrooms, Lot #045633 grown in Korea, because it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness.

Symptoms of listeria may include fever, muscle aches, severe headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention. This bacteria can be completely destroyed and the risk of infection can be eliminated by thoroughly cooking foods at temperatures of 165°F (73.8°C).

Lot #045633 was distributed from California to retail stores through produce distributors, while traces of the bacterium was discovered by CDPH sampling. Product is packaged in a bright blue and transparent plastic packaging, with the “fresh enoki mushrooms”. Enoki mushrooms are white, stringy with small caps. The weight of the product is 5.25 oz (150g). The UPC barcode numbers are 001958939091, with no other codes.

The distribution of the product has been suspended. No infections or illnesses have been reported or confirmed. Consumers who have purchased our enoki mushrooms are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 323-582-6000 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm PST.

Mushrooms are fungi, meaning they are not vegetables or fruits. Consumers should never eat mushrooms raw. All surfaces, utensils or containers that are used for preparing mushrooms should be separated from other foods to avoid cross-contamination.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/concord-farms-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-due-possible-health-risk-0?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Jan Fruits Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Because of Possible Health Risk   

February 8, 2022

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February 8, 2022, Jan Fruits Inc. of VERNON, CA is recalling all its cases of its 200g/7.05oz packages of ENOKI MUSHROOM (Product of Taiwan) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled Enoki Mushroom product was distributed in California to produce distributors or wholesalers for further distribution to retail stores.

The Enoki Mushroom comes in a 200g/7.05oz clear plastic package with the following description “Taiwan Best Quality Enoki Natural Mushroom***Manufacturer: Changhua County Mushrooms Production Cooperative” and “Distributor Jan Fruits Inc.” in English.  There is a green lettered “Premium” Printed with two QR scan codes and UPC 8 51084 00835 8 on the back side of a package.  There is no lot code or dates on a package.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The distribution of the product has been suspended.

The potential for contamination was discovered after a retail sample collected and analyzed by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 7.05 oz. package of Enoki mushroom.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and CDPH.

Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with question may contact the company at 323-923-2879 Ext. 3. Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm PST. 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/jan-fruits-inc-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

American Gourmet Recalls Saladitos Dry Salted Plums Because of Possible Health Risk   

February 10, 2022

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American Gourmet is recalling snack size bags of .99c Saladitos, net weight 1.5 oz, per picture below because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water.

Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning. A child with lead poisoning may not look or act sick. Lead poising in children can cause: learning disabilities, developmental delays, and lower IQ scores.

Product was distributed in South San Diego through Liquor stores. It has a lot # 211203 and a sell by 12/03/2022. The UPC number is #1578600104

No illness was reported to date due to the distribution of this product.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that dried plums or saladitos containing lead was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of lead.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased American gourmet .99c, 1.5 oz bags of Saladitos are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-760-599-0480 from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday thru Friday, Pacific time.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/american-gourmet-recalls-saladitos-dry-salted-plums-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

EXPANDED RECALL-Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc. Expands Recall All Products Within Expiry Because of Possible Health Risk   

February 11, 2022

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The Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc. of Manchester, CT is expanding its recall to include all products manufactured at the facility within expiry, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

All effected products will have the manufacturing plant number “CT121” or “CT#121”.

The effected brands manufactured at Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc in Manchester, CT with the above plant number are:

  • Batch brand pints, all flavors
  • Royal Ice Cream Brand half Gallons, pints, cakes, all specialties.
  • Ronny Brook Ice cream all flavor pints & 3 gallon tubs
  • New Orleans Ice cream all flavor pints & 2.5-gallon tubs
  • Maple Valley Ice Cream all flavor pints
  • Art Cream all pint Flavors
  • Sweet Scoops Yogurt all pint Flavors
  • Gelato Fiasco all pint Flavors
  • Biggy Iggy’s Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • Munson Chip Wich Ice Cream sandwiches
  • Giffords Ice cream Sandwiches all flavors
  • Chewy Louie Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • Snow Wich Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Newport Creamery – Crazy Vanilla, Van & Choc , Vanilla & Coffee HG – only
  • Dough Wich- Conn. 4 oz Cookie Dough sandwich -in flavors of , Vanilla, Chocolate and French Vanilla
  • Doris Italian Markets- Florida- Spumoni wedge, Spumoni Half Gallon, Tartufo, Cannoli, Spumoni pie Slices.

The recall is for all product that is within expiry.

The effected ice cream was distributed in retail stores in MA, CT, RI, VT, NY, LA, FL, TX, NH.

Products are packaged in pints, half gallons, Sandwiches, portion control slices.

There have been no illnesses reported to date.

The recall was initiated by Royal Ice Cream after FDA sampling revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on processing equipment. The company is holding future product and testing before releasing distribution of the products as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

Consumers who have purchased any of the effected products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 860-649-5358, Monday thru Friday 7:30 to 5:00. EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/royal-ice-cream-company-inc-expands-recall-all-products-within-expiry-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Great American Cobbler Company, LLC, Recalls Creole Style Chicken Pot Pie Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen   

February 11, 2022

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2022 – Great American Cobbler LLC., a Homerville, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 4,272 pounds of chicken pot pie products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The frozen Creole style chicken pot pie items were produced August 19, 2021, and November 3, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view label]:

  • 2-lb. cardboard box sleeve containing “GREAT AMERICAN Pot Pie Handcrafted Premium Creole Style Chicken Pot Pie” with lot codes “21231” and “21307” and best by dates of 02/19/2023 and 05/03/2023.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P47401” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Georgia, Wisconsin, and Virginia.  
                        
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS label verification activities when it was determined that soy was not listed on the product label.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Laura Trussell, Chief Operating Officer, Great American Cobbler Company LLC., at 912-470-2636 or laura@greatamericancobblercompany.com.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/great-american-cobbler-company-llc-recalls-creole-style-chicken-pot-pie-products-due

Rojas Inc. Recalls Plain Dried Salted Plums Because of Possible Health Risk  

February 7, 2022

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02/06/22, Rojas Inc., Los Angeles, CA is recalling PLAIN DRIED SALTED PLUMS in 0.5oz packages because it has the potential to have elevated levels of lead.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

The distribution of the affected product was limited to Southern California.

The impacted Plain Dried Salted Plums products are identified below.

Item Description: Plain Dried Salted Plums net wt. 0.5oz
Brand: LUPAG
UPC: 725535011337
Production Date: December 2021

There have been no reports of illnesses to date.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and California Department of Public Health Food & Drug Branch.

Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it or return to place of purchase for refund. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Consumers with questions can contact 323-266-2192 or sales@rojasinc.com, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm, PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/rojas-inc-recalls-plain-dried-salted-plums-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

A&E Corrales LLC Recalls Saladitos Dried Salted Plums with Chili Because of Possible Health Risk  

February 3, 2022

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On February 3, 2022, A&E Corrales LLC, Seattle, WA is recalling Saladitos Dried Salted Plums With Chili because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning. A child with lead poisoning may not look or act sick. Lead poising in children can cause: learning disabilities, developmental delays, and lower IQ scores.

The affected product was distributed nationwide through distributors to retail stores, and online orders on Amazon and company website at spiceandchili.wazala.com from August 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.

The impacted Saladitos Dried Salted Plums With Chili product has net weight of 16 oz (1 lb) with UPC # 0661799748162.

There have been no reports of illnesses to date.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it or return to A&E Corrales LLC, PO Box 78531, Seattle, WA 98178. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Consumers with questions can contact dakarillc@yahoo.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/ae-corrales-llc-recalls-saladitos-dried-salted-plums-chili-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

El Super Leon Ponchin Snacks Inc Recalls Saladitos Dry Salted Plums Because of Possible Health Risk  

February 3, 2022

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El Super Leon Ponchin Snacks Inc of San Diego, CA (February 3rd, 2022) is recalling Saladitos Dry Salted Plums with and without Chili, El Leoncito and El Super Leon brands, because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning. A child with lead poisoning may not look or act sick. Lead poising in children can cause: learning disabilities, developmental delays, and lower IQ scores.

Products were distributed in California to different retails stores, grocery stores, convenience stores, and cash & carry stores. Products are packaged in plastic peg bags and usually sold near the registers at the stores. All of the lot codes for the product are included in the recall of Saladitos.

The affected products are sold under brands El Leoncito and El Super Leon and each package has a net weight of 1.05oz, 1.4oz, and 16oz. The Dry Salted Plum product is packaged with a green top packaging and the Dry Salted Plum with Chili and chamoy is packaged with red top packaging.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) analyzed a sample at our location, and a sample from a store. Lab results showed the items had unsafe levels of lead.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and CDPH.

Consumers who had acquired Dry Salted Plums from El Super Leon and El Leoncito brands in any of the presentations can dispose of the item. Any question regarding the recall you can call 619-271-0846, from 8am-2pm PST M-F.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/el-super-leon-ponchin-snacks-inc-recalls-saladitos-dry-salted-plums-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

La Fiesta Food Products Recalls Saladitos Salted Plums with Chili Because of Possible Health Risk  

February 4, 2022

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La Fiesta Food Products, La Mirada California is recalling all lots of Saladitos Con Chile(Salted Plums with Chili) because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning. A child with lead poisoning may not look or act sick. Lead poising in children can cause: learning disabilities, developmental delays, and lower IQ scores.

The affected product was distributed in California as well as Nevada, North Carolina, and Georgia through distributors to retail stores from December 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022.

The impacted Saladitos Con Cr le(Salted Plums with Chili) products are identified below.

La Fiesta Brand Saladitos Con Chile(Salted Plums with Chili)
UPC#032327028290

There have been no reports of illnesses to date.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and California Department of Public Health Food & Drug Branch.

Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it or return to place of purchase for refund. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Consumers with questions can contact 408-326-0487 or joe.nibali@lffp.com, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/la-fiesta-food-products-recalls-saladitos-salted-plums-chili-because-possible-health-risk?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

The Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc. Recalls Batch Ice Cream Brand Vanilla, Ginger, and Mocha Chip Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk  

February 4, 2022

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The Royal Ice Cream Company, Inc. of Manchester, CT is recalling specific lots of Batch Ice Cream Brand Vanilla, Ginger, and Mocha Chip Ice Cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The effected ice cream was distributed to Market Baskets in Mass, Big Y Stores in MA. and CT & Roach Brothers Markets in MA.

The products are packaged in paper 16oz pints with the Batch Ice Cream brand name and flavors clearly shown on the front. Products are coded with the Date of Manufacture as 1/19/22 and Best By: 7/19/23, found on the bottom of the cup. UPC Vanilla – 837654968505 Ginger- 83765496856- Mocha chip 83765496853

There have been no illnesses reported to date.

The recall was initiated by Royal Ice Cream after FDA sampling revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on processing equipment. The company is holding future product and testing before releasing distribution of the products as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem."

Consumers who have purchased Batch Ice Cream brand 16oz Vanilla, Ginger, or Mocha Chip Pints with the effected dates are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 860-649-5358, Monday thru Friday 7:30 to 5:00. EST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/royal-ice-cream-company-inc-recalls-batch-ice-cream-brand-vanilla-ginger-and-mocha-chip-ice-cream?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Because of Possible Health Risk 

February 3, 2022

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Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushrooms, lot # 300511, product of China, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled Enoki Mushroom has the lot # 300511. Product was distributed directly in Chicago, IL in January 2022, and it has been further distributed to retail stores nationwide.

The Enoki mushroom was packaged in a 200g/7.05ounces and has the UPC 6 953150 100684. Product is packaged in a vacuum sealed plastic package with upper transparent and lower portion has a black background. The product is “Product of China” and there is no English translation on label. There are no business name & address printed on packages.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The potential for contamination was discovered after routine testing by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 200gram package of Enoki mushroom.

The distribution of the product has been suspended.

Consumers who have purchased Enoki mushroom are urged to discard of or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at (323) 720-9126, Monday- Friday 6:30AM to 1:00PM PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/golden-medal-mushroom-inc-recalls-enoki-mushrooms-because-possible-health-risk-0?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

El Chavito, Inc. Recalls Saladitos Dried Salted Plums and Saladitos Enchilados Salted Plums with Chili Because of Possible Health Risk 

February 3, 2022

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EL CHAVITO, INC. of San Diego, CA is recalling all lots of Saladitos Dried Salted Plums and Saladitos Enchilados Salted Plums With Chili because it has the potential to be contaminated with lead. This recall does not impact any other El Chavito brand products.

Lead is a toxic substance present in our environment in small amounts and everyone is exposed to some lead from daily actions such as inhaling dust, eating food, or drinking water. Exposure to larger amounts of lead can cause lead poisoning. While lead can affect nearly every bodily system, its effects depend upon the amount of and duration of lead exposure and age of the person exposed.

Symptoms can include abdominal pain, vomiting, lethargy, irritability, weakness, behavior or mood changes, delirium, seizures, and coma. However, infants, young children and the developing fetus can be affected by chronic exposure to amounts of lead that may not result in obvious symptoms of lead poisoning. A child with lead poisoning may not look or act sick. Lead poising in children can cause: learning disabilities, developmental delays, and lower IQ scores.

The affected product was distributed nationwide through distributors to retail stores, and online orders on El Chavito website from 01/09/2019 to 02/02/2022.
The impacted Saladitos Dried Salted Plums and Saladitos Enchilados Salted Plums with Chili products are identified below.

Item Description: El Chavito® Saladitos Dried Salted Plums, net wt. 1.7 oz
UPC: 859470006049    
Batch/Lot: All    
BEST BY: All

Item Description: El Chavito® Saladitos Dried Salted Plums, net wt. 1.7 oz  
UPC: 850013297221    
Batch/Lot: All    
BEST BY: All

Item Description: El Chavito® Saladitos Enchilados Salted Plums w/Chili, net wt. 1.7 oz  
UPC: 859470006070   
Batch/Lot: All    
BEST BY: All

There have been no reports of illnesses to date.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and California Department of Public Health Food & Drug Branch.

El Chavito, Inc. will work with distributors and retailers to ensure that the recalled products are removed from store shelves.

Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it or return to place of purchase for refund. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Consumers with questions can contact El Chavito via email at info@chavitomexcandy.com, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm PST.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/el-chavito-inc-recalls-saladitos-dried-salted-plums-and-saladitos-enchilados-salted-plums-chili?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Conagra Brands Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Wish-Bone® Thousand Island and Chunky Blue Cheese Dressings 

January 31, 2022

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Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Wish-Bone Thousand Island and Chunky Blue Cheese dressings due to egg in the product, which is not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no reports of illness or injury due to the consumption of these products to date.

The impacted products are identified below. Conagra Brands will work with retail customers to ensure that the recalled products are removed from store shelves.

Item Description: Wish-Bone® THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING, 15 oz
Each UPC: 0-41321-00645-6    
Batch/Lot Code: 4254200620    
BEST BY: JAN312023

Item Description: Wish-Bone® THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING, 15 oz  
Each UPC: 0-41321-00645-6    
Batch/Lot Code: 4254200720    
BEST BY: FEB012023

Item Description: Wish-Bone® THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING, 24 oz   
Each UPC: 0-41321-00731-6   
Batch/Lot Code: 4254201720    
BEST BY: FEB112023

Item Description: Wish-Bone® CHUNKY BLUE CHEESE DRESSING, 24 oz    
Each UPC: 0-41321-00691-3    
Batch/Lot Code: 4254201320    
BEST BY: NOV092022

This recall does not impact any other Wish-Bone or Conagra Brands products.

Consumers who have purchased this product are advised to dispose of it. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Consumers with questions can contact Conagra Brands Consumer Care at 1-800-881-3989 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or reach us anytime via email at Consumer.Care@conagra.com.

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/conagra-brands-issues-voluntary-allergy-alert-undeclared-egg-wish-boner-thousand-island-and-chunky?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Ready-To-Eat Chicken Salad Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination 

January 27, 2022

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad products produced by Simply Fresh Market, a Marietta, Ga. establishment, may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A recall was not requested because the known affected product is no longer available in commerce for consumers to purchase.

The RTE chicken salad with apples and walnuts items were produced on Jan. 17, 2022. The following product is subject to the public health alert [view label]:
•    8-oz and 16-oz. deli hinged containers of “simply fresh MARKET CHICKEN SALAD Apples & Walnuts” with a sell by date of “1/25” printed on the label.

The products bear establishment number “EST. P47170” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to three local markets in Atlanta, Ga.
The problem was discovered when the company notified FSIS that product sampling reported positive Listeria monocytogenes results.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.
Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.

Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections can occur in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-ready-eat-chicken-salad-products-due-possible

Siren Issues a Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashews and Almond Butter in Birthday Cake Bites 

January 27, 2022

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Siren of San Francisco, CA is issuing a voluntary recall of Siren Birthday Cake 1.7oz Bites because they may contain undeclared cashews and almond butter.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashew or almond butter run the risk of serious or lifethreatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Birthday Cake 1.7 oz Bites were distributed through select Target stores nationwide.
The product can be identified by the Birthday Cake 1.7oz Bites Bag UPC: 8-62768-00048-3 the caddie UPC: 8-62768-00049-0, and one of the four lot codes found on a stamp on the front of the bag: 21326, 21335, 21336 and 21340.

Due to a consumer notification about an allergic reaction, the recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing cashew and almond butter was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of cashew and almond butter on the ingredient deck.
No other Siren’s products have been impacted.

Consumers who have purchased the affected lot should return the product to where it was purchased to request an exchange or full refund if there is an allergy concern. Affected product should then be discarded in a secure place and not consumed.

For more information, please contact us at hello@sirensnacks.com or 650-667-0874  between Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/siren-issues-voluntary-allergy-alert-undeclared-cashews-and-almond-butter-birthday-cake-bites?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Innovative Solutions, Inc. Recalls Chicken Patty Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination 

November 10, 2021 

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Innovative Solutions, Inc., a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 97,887 pounds of raw ground chicken patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of bone, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The chicken patty products were produced on various dates from Aug. 16 to Sep. 29, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:
•    1-lb. cardboard packages containing four pieces of “TRADER JOE’S CHILE LIME CHICKEN BURGERS” with lot codes 2281, 2291, 2311, 2351, 2361, 2371, 2441, 2511, 2521, 2531, 2561, 2591, 2601, 2671, or 2721 represented on the label.   
•    9-lb. bulk-pack boxes containing 72 pieces of “SPINACH FETA CHICKEN SLIDERS” with lot codes 2361 or 2631 represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-8276” printed near the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                         
The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints reporting findings of bone in the chicken burger product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Frank Sorba, President, Innovative Solutions, Inc. at (206) 365-7200 and at frank@innovativesolutionsinc.us.

Southeastern Grocers Recalls Fisherman’s Wharf Brand Jumbo Cooked Shrimp, Frozen 16-20 Count, Due to Possible Health Risk

November 5, 2021 

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2021) – Southeastern Grocers (SEG), the parent company of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarkets and Winn-Dixie stores, is recalling its Fisherman’s Wharf brand Jumbo Cooked Shrimp, Frozen 16-20 count. The recall is due to the detection of possible listeria on the product, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
This product was sold in all Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie stores. Should a customer still have this product, it should be thrown away or returned to any store for a full refund.
The affected product and corresponding UPC code is below:
Fisherman’s Wharf brand Jumbo Cooked Shrimp, Frozen – 16-20 count 16 oz. bag, UPC: 2114003262 with best by date of 04/05/2023
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing revealed the presence of Listeria in 16-20 count 16 oz. bags of Fisherman’s Wharf brand frozen Jumbo Cooked Shrimp. Sale of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue to investigate the source of the problem.
Customers with questions about the recalled products may contact the Southeastern Grocers Customer Call Center toll free at (844) 745-0463, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT, and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.

Dole Fresh Vegetables Announces Precautionary Limited Recall of Garden Classic Salads for Possible Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

October 29, 2021 

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Monterey, CA–October 29, 2021–Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of garden salad due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Dole Fresh Vegetables is coordinating closely with regulatory officials. No illnesses connected to any of the recalled lot codes have been reported to date. The products being recalled are:

Product Description    Lot Codes    UPC Code    Best If Used By
24 oz Dole™ Garden Salad    N28205A and N28205B    0-71430-01136-2    10-25-21
24 oz Marketside™ Classic Salad    N28205A and N28205B    6-81131-32895-1    10-25-21
12 oz Kroger™ Brand Garden Salad    N28211A and N28211B    0-11110-91036-3    10-25-21
12 oz Salad Classics™ Garden Salad    N28211A and N28211B    6-88267-18443-7    10-25-21
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The lot code and Best if Used By date are located on the upper right corner of the bag and the UPC code is located on the bottom left corner of the back of the bag.  The impacted products were distributed in AL, FL, GA, LA, MA, MD, NC, PA, SC, VA. This product is beyond its “Best If Used By” date and should no longer be on retail shelves.  Consumers are advised to check product they have in their homes and discard any product matching these lot and UPC codes and Best if Used By dates.
This precautionary Recall notification is being issued due to a single sample of garden salad which yielded a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in a random sample test conducted by the Department of Agriculture in Georgia.
No other Dole products (or products manufactured by Dole) are included in the recall. Only the specific garden salad products listed, with the exact Lot codes, UPC codes and Best if Used By dates identified above, are included in the recall. Consumers who have any remaining product with these Lot codes, UPC codes and Best if Used By dates should not consume it, but rather discard it. Retailers and consumers with questions may call the Dole Consumer Center at 1-800-356-3111, which is open 24 hours a day.
 

Bobo’s Issues a Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Almond Butter Bars

October 29, 2021 

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Bobo’s of Boulder, Colorado is issuing a voluntary recall of Bobo’s 4-Pack Almond Butter Protein Bars because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The 4-Pack Almond Butter Protein Bars were distributed through select Target stores nationwide.
The product can be identified by the 4-pack Multipack UPC:8-29262-00326-6, the individual bar UPC:8-29262-00201-6, the Master Case UPC:8-29262-00370-9, and lot code found on a stamp on the back of the bar: 1H18403L, Best By 5/15/2022. The bars are 2.2oz and were sold in a 4-pack.
Due to a consumer notification about an allergic reaction, the recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts on the ingredient deck. This has been the only consumer notification to date.
No other Bobo’s product with this best by date was impacted.
Consumers who have purchased the affected lot should return the product to where it was purchased to request an exchange or full refund if there is an allergy concern. Affected product should then be discarded in a secure place and not consumed.
For more information, please contact us at info@eatbobos.com or 303-938-1977 between Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm MDT.

Prosource Produce LLC Voluntarily Recalls Whole Raw Onions Shipped From Chihuahua, Mexico, Between July 1, 2021, and August 31, 2021, Because of Possible Health Risk

October 29, 2021 

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October 20, 2021, ProSource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho, is voluntarily recalling whole raw onions (red, yellow, and white) shipped from Chihuahua, Mexico, between July 1, 2021, and August 31, 2021, because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The products are whole raw onions (red, yellow, and white) that were shipped to the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico, between July 1, 2021, and August 31, 2021, and were distributed in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WI, as well as Ontario and Quebec, Canada. No fresh onions that originated in Chihuahua, MX have been shipped by the company since the end of August 2021.
While investigations into various potential sources of Salmonella remain ongoing, to date no onions marketed through ProSource have tested positive for Salmonella. This voluntary recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), based on reported illnesses which have been associated with the possible consumption of fresh onions that originated in Chihuahua, MX, and shipped to the U.S. during July and August 2021.
The onions were distributed to wholesalers, broadline foodservice customers, and retail stores in 50 lb., 25 lb., 10 lb., 5 lb., 3 lb., and 2 lb. mesh sacks; and 50 lb., 40 lb., 25 lb., 10 lb., and 5 lb. cartons, by the following distributors and/or under the following brands:
Big Bull, Peak Fresh Produce, Sierra Madre, Markon First Crop., Markon Essentials, Rio Blue, ProSource, Rio Valley, and Sysco Imperial. Representative examples of product labels are found in the FDA.gov link below.
Consumers who have purchased onions that originated in Chihuahua, MX are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or throw them out. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (208) 928-4959, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm MDT.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Salame Stick Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

October 29, 2021 

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because Euro Foods, a Freeland, Penn. establishment, produced ready-to-eat (RTE) Italian-style salame stick products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. A recall was not requested because FSIS has not identified a specific contaminated lot or lots, and it is believed that potentially affected products are no longer available to be directly purchased by retail consumers.
The Italian-style salame stick items were produced prior to October 25, 2021. The following product is subject to the public health alert [view labels]:
•    2-oz packages containing Citterio “Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks ALL NATURAL” with “best by” dates up to January 23, 2022, located next to the barcode.
The products subject to the public health alert bear establishment number “EST. 4010” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and exported to Bermuda.
FSIS has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state public health partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of 21 Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- illnesses in eight states with onset dates ranging from September 18, 2021 through October 3, 2021. The epidemiologic and traceback investigation identified that ill people consumed Citterio Italian-style Salame Sticks produced by Euro Foods Inc. FSIS continues to work with federal and state public health partners to determine if there are additional illnesses linked to these products.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 6 hours to 6 days after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

HelloFresh Issues Recall Notice for Products containing Onions due to Possible Health Risk

October 23, 2021 

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HelloFresh has been informed by one of its ingredient suppliers that it is conducting a voluntary recall of its onions due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria. Please discard all onions received from July 7, 2021 through September 8, 2021.
We recommend disposing of onions received during the specified time period. Please note that onions received after September 8, 2021 are not affected by this recall. For further information on whether you have been impacted, please check the product codes, located on the bottom square of your box shipping label. Please see the photo provided below as reference for locating the product code.
Production Week    Production Week Start Date    HelloFresh Product Codes*
28    07/07/2021    2-7-14-19-21-25-AB
29    07/14/2021    2-5-8-9-16-19-21-22-23-24-25
30    07/21/2021    2-3-8-10-15-18-19-22-23
31    07/28/2021    2-4-5-8-15-19-20-22-24-AA
32    08/04/2021    1-2-3-5-9-11-15-17-19-25
33    08/11/2021    4-6-9-10-11-13-15-20
34    08/18/2021    2-3-6-8-10-14-16-22-23-24
35    08/25/2021    4-12-14-18-23-25-AA
36    09/01/2021    8-15-19-24
*Number sequence may vary
In the event that the onions have been consumed, please note that thoroughly cooking the product to 165ºF/74ºC, as instructed on the recipe, will kill the salmonella bacteria.
If you are experiencing any symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider immediately. Click here for more information from the FDA about this supplier recall and the potentially related symptoms.
We sincerely apologize for this supplier-related incident. Your safety is our highest priority and we have taken immediate steps to ensure our onions are no longer sourced from this supplier. All our facilities are SQF (Safe Quality Food) certified, which is the highest level of food safety certification and our teams follow a rigorous process to maintain the safety and quality of our meal kits. If you have any additional questions, please contact External Link Disclaimer HelloFresh by calling or through our live chat.

EveryPlate Issues Recall Notice for Products containing Onions due to Possible Health Risk

October 23, 2021 

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EveryPlate has been informed by one of its ingredient suppliers that it is conducting a voluntary recall of its onions due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria. Please discard all onions received from July 7, 2021 through September 8, 2021. We recommend disposing of onions received during the specified time period. Please note that onions received after September 8, 2021 are not affected by this recall. For further information on whether you have been impacted, please check the product codes, located on the bottom square of your box shipping label. Please see the photo provided below as reference for locating the product code.
Production Week    Production Week Start Date    Product Codes* **Number sequence may vary
28    07/07/2021    82-83-86-88-89-91-92-94-95-96-97-99-100
29    07/14/2021    83-84-86-89-92-94-97
30    07/21/2021    84-88-89-90-91-92-94-98-99-100
31    07/28/2021    82-83-84-90-91-92-94-96-97-100
32    08/04/2021    81-82-84-90-92-95-98-99
33    08/11/2021    80-82-84-85-88-90-92-99
34    08/18/2021    82-84-85-87-88-90-92-97-98
35    08/25/2021    87-88-89-90-91-94-101
36    09/01/2021    82-83-89-93-94-96-98
*Number sequence may vary
In the event that the onions have been consumed, please note that thoroughly cooking the product to 165ºF/74ºC, as instructed on the recipe, will kill the salmonella bacteria.
If you are experiencing any symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider immediately. Click here for more information from the FDA about this supplier recall and the potentially related symptoms.
We sincerely apologize for this supplier-related incident. Your safety is our highest priority and we have taken immediate steps to ensure our onions are no longer sourced from this supplier. All our facilities are SQF (Safe Quality Food) certified, which is the highest level of food safety certification and our teams follow a rigorous process to maintain the safety and quality of our meal kits. If you have any additional questions, please contactExternal Link Disclaimer EveryPlate through our live chat.

Smilin’ Bob’s Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg In Smilin’ Bob’s Smoked Fish Dip Products

October 22, 2021 

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Smilin’ Bob’s is initiating a voluntary recall because a limited amount of Smilin’ Bob’s Original Smoked Fish Dip was mistakenly packed in Smilin’ Bob’s Natural Smoked Fish Dip cups with a Original Smoked Fish Dip lid.  We discovered the issue when one of our retail customers brought to our attention that cups had a UPC code that did not match that for the “original” fish dip.  As a result, the packaging does not list the presence of a possible egg allergen. Some people who have an extreme allergy or severe sensitivity to egg could run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Smilin’ Bob’s is working with distributors and retailers to quarantine and recover any impacted product remaining on store shelves.  A total of 461 cases were distributed to retailers in the states of FL, GA, AL, SC, TN, NC, and VA.
HOW TO IDENTIFY THE RECALLED PRODUCT:
The containers have the “Best If Use By” dates stated below printed on the side of each container and the lot number stated for each product on the side or the lid (see attached pictures). This recall applies only to the products with the “Best If Use By” dates stated below.
Product    Size    Best if Used By Date
Printed on Container Side    12 pk Case    Date of Distribution
Smilin' Bob's Key West Style Original Smoked Fish Dip    8oz round plastic container    Dec 19, 2021    461 cases    10/8/21
10/15/21
Product safety and consumer confidence is of utmost importance to Smilin’ Bob’s and its customers.  Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products listed above are urged to immediately return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may call 305-395-8382 during normal business hours.

Keeler Family Farms Recalls Red, White, and Yellow Onions Due to Possible Health Risk

October 22, 2021 

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Keeler Family Farms of Deming, NM is voluntarily recalling red, yellow, and white onions shipped from July 1, 2021 through August 25, 2021 that were imported from Chihuahua, MX. The onions are recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella, is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
While investigations into various potential sources of Salmonella remain ongoing, to date no onions marketed through Keeler Family Farms have tested positive for Salmonella. This voluntary recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), based on reported illnesses which have been associated with the possible consumption of fresh onions that originated in Chihuahua, MX, and shipped to the U.S. during July and August 2021. As of now, no specific source of contamination or contaminated shipment has been identified, and FDA is also investigating other potential sources of contamination and has not yet reached a conclusion.
Onions were distributed to wholesalers, restaurants, and retail stores in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The onions were distributed in 25lb/50lb mesh sacks. They contain a label that is marked as MVP (product of MX), but were processed at Keeler Family Farms. The last to ship was on August 25, 2021.
Consumers, restaurants, and retailers should not eat, sell, or serve red, white, yellow, or onions from Keeler Family Farms or products containing such onions. If you cannot tell if your onion is from Keeler Family Farm’s, or your food product contains such onions, you should not eat, sell, or serve it, and should throw it out.
652 total illnesses have been reported to date including 202 hospitalizations. States with cases include: AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, and WV.
Consumers who have any Red, Yellow, and White Onions under the above brand names, or who cannot tell if their onions are from Keeler Family Farm’s, should immediately discard these products and disinfect any surfaces that came into contact with the onions. Vendors with questions may contact Keeler Family Farms at 575-652-5405, Monday thru Friday 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Nestlé Professional Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Nature’s Heart 1.5 Ounce Products

October 9, 2021 

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Chili Cashew Glazed Mix
•    Pouch UPC: 050000867967
•    Case UPC: 050000948758    See image
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Nature’s Heart 1.5 oz Mango
Turmeric Cashew Glazed Mix
•    Pouch UPC: 050000891450
•    Case UPC: 050000692514    See image
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Batch codes and best buy dates are included in the chart below. See squares in images below to identify where to find batch codes & best by dates.
Material Description    Batch    Best By
Date
Nature’s Heart Superfood Trail Mix 1.5 oz.    1083T353T2    DEC 2021
    1084T353T2    
    1085T353T2    
    1086T353T2    
    1088T353T2    
    1089T353T2    
    1200T353T3    APR 2022
Product    Batch Code    Best By
Date
Nature’s Heart Toasted Coconut Chips 1.5 oz.    1120T353T2    JAN 2022
    1121T353T2    FEB 2022
    1123T353T2    
    1124T353T2    
    1197T353T3    APR 2022
Product    Batch Code    Best By
Date
Nature’s Heart Mango Turmeric Cashew Glazed Mix
1.5 oz.    1089T353T2    DEC 2022
    1090T353T2    
    1091T353T2    JAN 2022
Product    Batch Code    Best By
Date
Nature’s Heart Pineapple Chili Cashew Glazed Mix 1.5 oz.    1096T353T2    JAN 2022
    1097T353T2    
    1140T353T2    FEB 2022
    1141T353T2    
    1144T353T2    
    1145T353T2    
The recall was initiated after Nestlé Professional received two complaints from individuals with peanut allergies who ate the Nature’s Heart Superfoods Trail Mix and Mango Turmeric Cashew Glazed Mix and experienced mild reactions. No severe reactions or hospitalizations have been reported.
None of the products contain peanuts, and peanuts are not identified as an allergen on the product labels, but we are investigating whether the products may have been inadvertently cross-contaminated with peanuts during manufacture.
The recall only applies to the four Nature’s Heart products (listed above) sold in 1.5 oz packages. No other retail Nature’s Heart products are affected.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. They should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Retailers and consumers with questions may call Nestlé Professional Customer Service at 800-288-8682.

Maple Island Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of Three Lots of Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal

October 8, 2021 

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Maple Island Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of three lots of its Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal that it manufactures for Walmart. This recall is a result of a routine sampling program by the FDA which found that a sample from three production lots of Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal tested above the guidance for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic.
Maple Island Inc. is voluntarily recalling this product with the knowledge of the FDA, This product was distributed nationally through Walmart’s stores and online. Walmart was advised and has pulled the product from its store shelves and put a register block on the product at its stores and online to prevent any further sales.
The specific Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal 8 oz lots being recalled were sold after April 5, 2021, and include:
•    Lot 21083 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of JUN 24 2022.
•    Lot 21084 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of JUN 25 2022
•    Lot 21242 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of NOV 30 2022
The best if used by date and product numbers can be found in the bottom left corner on the back of the Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal packaging.
Customers who may have purchased Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal at Walmart with Lot Number 21083/UPC Code #00681131082907 and best if used by date of JUN 24 2022, Lot Number 21084/UPC Code #00681131082907 and best if used by date of JUN 25 2022, or Lot 21242 with UPC Code #00681131082907 with a best if used by date of NOV 30 2022 should discard the product or return it to Walmart for a full refund. Customers seeking additional information may call Maple Island Inc., Monday through Friday 8am – 4pm Central time at 1-800-369-1022 or contact the company by email at info@maple-island.com.
No illnesses related to the product lots have been reported to date and no other production lots or Parent’s Choice products are affected by this recall.
Maple Island Inc. conducted testing on both the raw material and finished product in question. While the test results were in compliance with the FDA’s guidelines, Maple Island Inc. is issuing this recall out of an abundance of caution. FDA has recognized that trace elements such as these are widely present in the environment, including water, soil and food. The FDA also noted that research has shown reducing exposure to toxic elements is important to minimizing any potential long-term effects on the developing brains of infants and children.

Butterball, LLC Recalls Ground Turkey Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination 

October 13, 2021 

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2021 – Butterball, LLC, a Mount Olive, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ground turkey items were produced on September 28, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
•    2.5-lb. trays containing “farm to family BUTTERBALL all natural Ground Turkey” with the case code 50211271, a sell or freeze by date of 10/18/2021, and timestamps from 2123 through 2302 printed on the packaging.
•    3-lb. tray containing “Kroger GROUND TURKEY” with the case code 50211271, a sell or freeze by date of 10/17/2021, and timestamps from 2314 through 2351 printed on the packaging.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-7345” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.    
The problem was discovered when FSIS and the establishment received consumer complaints reporting pieces of blue plastic embedded in raw ground turkey produced by Est. 7345.
There have been no confirmed reports of injuries due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers and/or refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Butterball Consumer Hotline at (800) 288-8372. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Christa Leupen, PR Manager, Butterball LLC at (919) 255-7598.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

Simple Mills Issues Voluntary Recall on a Select Number of Lots of Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers Due to the Presence of Undeclared Milk

October 7, 2021 

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Simple Mills is initiating a voluntary recall because a select number of Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Cracker boxes were erroneously packed with bags of Farmhouse Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers. As a result, the packaging does not list the presence of a possible allergen (milk). Some people who have an extreme allergy or severe sensitivity to milk could run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Following are the product lots impacted by this voluntary recall.
Product Name    Box Size    Item Number
(UPC)    Lot Codes
(Best By Date)
Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond
Flour Crackers    4.25oz
(120 g)    856069005131    02/12/2022
            02/13/2022
            02/14/2022
            02/15/2022
Recalled product could have been sold as an individual box or part of a 3 or 6 pack of 4.25 oz boxes. On individual boxes, the lot code (Best By date) can be found on the top of each box and the item number (UPC) can be found on the bottom of each box. Photos of the packaging of the recalled product are below.
This product was distributed nationally via brick-and-mortar retail, direct delivery, and e-commerce. This is the only product that is subject to the recall. Impacted retailers have been notified and are removing the product from their warehouses, distribution centers, and store shelves.
We were made aware of this issue via consumer contact. To date, there has been one report of a consumer experiencing mild symptoms.
Consumers who purchased the impacted product specified above or have questions can contact Simple Mills at info@simplemills.com or (312) 410-8414 Monday through Thursday 9 am - 5 pm CST and Friday 9 am - 1 pm CST.
For media inquiries, reach out to Aurora Gonzalez at aurora@leveecommunications.com.

Urgent Bean and Soy Sprout Voluntary Recall

October 7, 2021 

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The purpose of this announcement is to advise you that Fullei Fresh is voluntarily recalling Bean Sprouts and Soy Sprouts as a precaution due to possible exposure to listeria monocytogenes. Affected lots are numbered consecutively between 251 and 271. They were harvested and shipped to distributors between September 14 and October 5, 2021. Both conventional and organic bean sprouts as well as soy sprouts are voluntarily recalled. No other products are affected at this time as they are grown and packed in segregated departments.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
There have been no known illnesses reported in connection with these products.
Fullei Fresh conventional bean sprouts are sold in 5 lb bulk, 10 lb bulk and 8 oz retail packs. Organic bean sprouts are sold in 5 lb bulk and 4 oz retail packs. Soy sprouts are sold in 5 lb bulk and 10 lb bulk. The lot numbers are printed on the retail packs and on bulk cardboard boxes in the barcode (the last 3 digits.) Pictures are attached.
Should you be in possession of these products, please discard.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration and the Florida Department of Agriculture.
If you require further information, please contact dannielle@fulleifresh.com.

Crider Foods Recalls Canned Beef With Gravy Products Due to Possible Unsafe Levels of Lead From Outside Source

October 8, 2021 

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2021 – Crider Foods, a Stillmore, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 525,717 pounds of canned beef with gravy products that may be contaminated with unsafe levels of lead, due to a spice mix used from an outside supplier, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The canned beef with gravy product items were produced on October 22, 2020 and March 15, 2021 production dates. The following products are subject to recall [view the labels here]:    
•    12-oz. cans of “Hargis House ROAST BEEF AND GRAVY” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
•    12-oz. cans of “Clover Valley FULLY COOKED ROAST BEEF WITH GRAVY” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
•    12-oz. cans of “Kroger ROAST BEEF WITH GRAVY” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
•    12-oz. cans of “Hostess ROAST BEEF WITH GRAVY” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
•    12-oz. cans of “Laura Lynn roast beef WITH GRAVY” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
•    12-oz. cans of “ARMOUR Roast Beef WITH GRAVY” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
•    12-oz. cans of “HARVEST CREEK Roast Beef with Gravy” with best buy dates of 10/22/2022 and 3/15/2023.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 31812” on the can. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                  
The problem was discovered during routine surveillance sampling conducted by a state partner. In-plant verification activities conducted by Crider Foods in conjunction with FSIS found that a spice mix used from an outside source contained unsafe levels of lead.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mark Howell, President of Crider Inc., at mhowell@criderinc.com or (912) 536-1424. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Aaron Schoeneberger, Crider Inc., Director of Marketing at aschoeneberger@criderinc.com or (912) 562-9142.

Greenhead Lobster Products Recalls Frozen Cooked Lobster Products Because of Possible Health Risk

October 2, 2021 

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Greenhead Lobster Products of Bucksport, Maine is recalling 5,749 lbs. of frozen cooked lobster meat because of a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Products listed in the table below were distributed to Maine and New Hampshire who distributed nationwide through wholesale distributers.
The potential for contamination was noted after a routine sampling program by the company revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. It should be noted that no other Greenhead Lobster Products retail products are impacted by this recall. This recall has been initiated in abundance of caution due to the potential for contamination.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Consumers who have purchased products listed in the table are urged not to consume this product and to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our customer service desk at (207) 367-0950 between the hours of 8:00 Am and 4:00 Pm Eastern Standard Time.
To identify the product, look for the best if used by date clearly labeled on the front of the package on the white label.  Size of packaging is in the table below.
Through training, research, sanitation, and application of the most current seafood handling practices, we strive for continuous improvement. Therefore, we will continue to conduct routine testing on our products and adhere to our strict sanitation protocols to always keep customer safety as our priority.
Table of Affected Products
Product Name    Packaging    Best if Used By
Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat 2lbs.    2lbs portioned clear bag    5/10/23, 6/8/23, 6/9/23, 6/10/23,6/15/23, 6/17/23, 6/23/23, 6/28/23, 8/3/23
Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat 1lbs.    1lbs portioned clear bag    6/22/23
Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Broken Meat 2lbs.    2lbs portioned clear bag    5/10/23, 6/17/23, 6/22/23, 6/23/23, 8/3/23, 8/24/23, 8/25/23
Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Tail Meat 2lbs    2lbs portioned clear bag    6/17/23, 6/22/23, 6/23/23
Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat 10.3 oz    10.3 Oz portioned printed bag    5/10/23, 6/9/23, 6/10/23
Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Scored Claws 3lbs    3lbs portioned clear bag    6/8/23, 6/15/23

B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in a Limited Number of Cases of Tone’s® Taco Seasoning Blend

September 30, 2021 

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B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling 3,867 cases of 23 oz. Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend, with “best by” dates of SEPT 03 24 and SEPT 06 24, due to the presence of undeclared wheat. A portion of the individual containers within those cases were mistakenly labeled on the back with the back labels for Tone’s Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend, which does not list wheat as an allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if the recalled product is consumed. There is no health risk associated with this product for individuals without an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat.
This recall affects only the following product, which may have been distributed in Sam’s Club stores nationwide and through the Sam’s Club website:
Description    Consumer UPC #    Size    Best By Dates
Tone’s Taco
Seasoning Blend    UPC#: 0-41351-91461-5
(The UPC is located on the bottom
of the back label and references
the incorrect product.)    23 oz. (1.43 LB)
(653g)    SEPT 03 24
SEPT 06 24
(The “best by” date is
located on the bottom of
the side of the container.)
This recall does not apply to any other “best by” dates, sizes or varieties of Tone’s brand products.
No allergic reactions or consumer complaints related to this matter have been reported to date. This recall was initiated in cooperation with the FDA.
It was determined that 3,867 cases of Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend, which contain wheat, may contain some individual containers which are mistakenly labeled on the back as Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend, which does not declare wheat. The product name appears on the top of the front and back label. Containers labeled as Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend on both the front and back of the container correctly declare the presence of wheat. Containers labeled as Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend on the front and Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend on the back do not list wheat as an allergen. Therefore, B&G Foods is issuing this recall for Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend with the particular UPC and “best by” dates listed above.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of the product. Consumers seeking a refund or additional information may also contact B&G Foods by calling 800.247.5251 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time or by submitting an online contact at https://tones.com/contactExternal Link Disclaimer.
Below are images of the Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend front label, the correct Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend back label and the incorrect Tone’s Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend back label.

Picket Fence Creamery-Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat in Cheese Curds and Ice Cream

September 27, 2021 

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Picket Fence Creamery, LLC, is recalling its 12 oz. boxes of taco cheese curds as they may contain undeclared wheat, and its key lime pie ice cream, as it may contain undeclared wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The taco cheese curds and key lime pie ice cream were distributed in Iowa, and reached customers through retail stores.
The taco cheese curds are packaged in 12 oz. plastic containers with a Picket Fence Creamery taco cheese curds label. The UPC number is: 094922414984. The product would have a “best if used by” date of 2-26-22 or before. This date is found directly below the cow logo on the left side of the label.
The key lime pie ice cream is packaged in ½ pint, pint, and quart containers with the Picket Fence Creamery key lime pie label. The UPC number is: 094922414847. The product would have a “best if used by” date of 3/31/22 or before. This date is found directly below the cow logo on the left side of the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the taco cheese curds, or key lime pie ice cream.
This recall was initiated after it was discovered that a wheat containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat.
Consumers with questions about the products may contact Jill at Picket Fence Creamery, LLC, at 515-438-2697, Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and request a full refund.

Nestlé USA Inc. Recalls Frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust Pepperoni Pizza Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

September 26, 2021 

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Nestle USA Inc., a firm in Schaumburg, Ill., is recalling approximately 27,872 pounds of frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust pepperoni pizza due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains textured soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 
The frozen pepperoni pizza product carton may actually contain frozen three meat pizza, which contains textured soy protein. The pizza products were produced on June 30, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view the labels here]:
•    26-oz. carton containing “DIGIORNO PEPPERONI CRISPY PAN CRUST” with lot code 1181510721 and “Best Buy” date of MAR2022 on the label. 
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1682A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Establishment 1682A is Nation Pizza Products Limited, which is owned by Nestle USA, Inc. These items were shipped to retail locations and distribution centers nationwide.                  
The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint that a three meat pizza was in a carton labeled as pepperoni pizza.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Lauren Rubbo, Manager of External Communications at Nestle USA, at lauren.rubbo@us.nestle.com. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Bonita Cleveland, Consumer Services Manager at Nestle USA, at 1-800-681-1676 or bonita.cleveland@us.nestle.com.

Ready Pac Foods, Inc. Recalls Ready to Eat Salad Products Containing Meat and Poultry Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

September 13, 2021 

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Ready Pac Foods, Inc.’s establishments in Swedesboro, NJ and Jackson, GA, are recalling approximately 222,915 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products with meat and poultry because the products contain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated salad dressing that has been recalled by the producer, Litehouse Inc., due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The salad dressing component contains anchovies, a known allergen, which is not declared on the salad product label. 
The assembled ready-to-eat salads containing meat and poultry products were produced from Aug. 27, 2021 through Sept. 19, 2021.  The products subject to the recall can be found on the following spreadsheet. View the labels here.    
The products subject to recall may bear establishment number “M-18502B”, “P-18502B”, “M-32081”, or “P-32081” printed on the packaging next to the use by date. These items were shipped to retail and DOD locations nationwide.                      
The problem was discovered when the firm was notified by their salad dressing supplier that a shipment of ranch salad dressing was inadvertently misbranded and may contain Caesar dressing with anchovies.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Sharon Valle, Senior Manager of Communications, Ready Pac Foods, Inc. at (626) 678-2222 or email at
 sharon.valle@bonduelle.com.Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mary Toscano, Consumer Affairs Specialist, Ready Pac Foods, Inc at (800)-800-7822 or email at mary.toscano@bonduelle.com.

The Kroger Co. Issues Voluntarily Recall on 16-Ounce Kroger Bagged Kale Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

September 16, 2021 

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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is voluntarily recalling its 16-ounce Kroger bagged kale product, produced by Baker Farms, due to possible listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. To date, we have not received any reports of illness related to the consumption of this bagged kale product.
This voluntary recall includes 16-ounce bags of Kroger branded Kale (see picture below), with the UPC 11110-18170 with a best by date of 09-18-2021, which is printed on the front of the package below the light blue bar.
All affected products were pulled from our Produce departments on Sept. 16, 2021.
The products were distributed by Kroger grocery stores in the Columbus, Nashville and Atlanta Divisions, servicing Columbus and Toledo, Ohio; Knoxville, Tennessee; eastern West Virginia; and the states of Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.
Customers who have purchased the affected product are urged to dispose of it or return it to their local store for a full refund.
Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM EST, and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM EST.

Buurma Farms Inc. Recalls Plain (Flat) Parsley Due to Possible Health Risks

August 14, 2021 

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Buurma Farms Inc. of Willard, OH, is voluntarily recalling 320 boxes of its Plain Parsley after testing showed possible contamination with Shiga-toxin producing E.coli.
The product being recalled is Buurma Plain (flat leaf) Parsley with a harvest date of August 30, 2021 from their Gregory, Michigan location. A random, routine regulatory sample collected on 9/7/21 at a customer’s distribution center by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) tested positive for non-O157 STEC (Shiga-toxin producing E. Coli) and reported 9/13/21. The sample is currently being genome sequenced to determine if it is pathogenic but out of an abundance of caution the product is being recalled. Buurma Farms Inc. is coordinating closely with regulatory officials in connection with the recall. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli is an organism that can cause foodborne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Symptoms of infection may include stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. The illness primarily impacts elderly individuals, children, and people with weakened immune systems. Most healthy adults and children rarely become seriously ill.
The product being recalled was harvested on August 30, 2021. It was sold and shipped in 30 count cartons to retailers in Ohio and Michigan between 8/31/21 and 9/3/21. It was also sold in 60 count crates to wholesalers in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and South Carolina between 9/2/21 and 9/4/21. Retailers and wholesalers can find the product code on the orange lot code sticker on each case and at the end of the GTIN number below the bar code on the PTI label. Only plain flat leaf parsley with a lot code of “2A242A6” and a PTI lot code of “2B243A6” is included in this recall. Retailers and wholesalers known to have received this product have already been contacted and asked to pull any potentially contaminated product from distribution.
Individual bunches of flat parsley sold to retailers for purchase by consumers would likely have a “BUURMA FARMS Plain Parsley” twist-tie with a price look-up (PLU) number of 4901 and a UPC code of 33383 80125. The PLU and UPC numbers are not unique to Buurma Farms and would be on all flat/plain parsley regardless of where it is from. The wholesale distribution channels involved in the recall do not have the twist-tie and instead have only a plain red rubber band on the bunch.
No other plain leaf parsley is included in this recall. Production of the product involved has been suspended until FDA and other regulatory agencies have completed their investigation. The product involved should already be out of distribution but if consumers have any product they question, do not consume it, but rather discard it. Retailers and consumers with questions may call the consumer hotline at 1-866-827-3362 which is available Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm EST. Media contact is Joel Buurma, Food Safety Director, Buurma Farms Inc. 419-935-6411, joel@buurmafarms.com.

Buurma Farms Inc. Recalls Plain (Flat) Parsley Due to Possible Health Risks

August 14, 2021 

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Buurma Farms Inc. of Willard, OH, is voluntarily recalling 320 boxes of its Plain Parsley after testing showed possible contamination with Shiga-toxin producing E.coli.
The product being recalled is Buurma Plain (flat leaf) Parsley with a harvest date of August 30, 2021 from their Gregory, Michigan location. A random, routine regulatory sample collected on 9/7/21 at a customer’s distribution center by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) tested positive for non-O157 STEC (Shiga-toxin producing E. Coli) and reported 9/13/21. The sample is currently being genome sequenced to determine if it is pathogenic but out of an abundance of caution the product is being recalled. Buurma Farms Inc. is coordinating closely with regulatory officials in connection with the recall. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli is an organism that can cause foodborne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Symptoms of infection may include stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. The illness primarily impacts elderly individuals, children, and people with weakened immune systems. Most healthy adults and children rarely become seriously ill.
The product being recalled was harvested on August 30, 2021. It was sold and shipped in 30 count cartons to retailers in Ohio and Michigan between 8/31/21 and 9/3/21. It was also sold in 60 count crates to wholesalers in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and South Carolina between 9/2/21 and 9/4/21. Retailers and wholesalers can find the product code on the orange lot code sticker on each case and at the end of the GTIN number below the bar code on the PTI label. Only plain flat leaf parsley with a lot code of “2A242A6” and a PTI lot code of “2B243A6” is included in this recall. Retailers and wholesalers known to have received this product have already been contacted and asked to pull any potentially contaminated product from distribution.
Individual bunches of flat parsley sold to retailers for purchase by consumers would likely have a “BUURMA FARMS Plain Parsley” twist-tie with a price look-up (PLU) number of 4901 and a UPC code of 33383 80125. The PLU and UPC numbers are not unique to Buurma Farms and would be on all flat/plain parsley regardless of where it is from. The wholesale distribution channels involved in the recall do not have the twist-tie and instead have only a plain red rubber band on the bunch.
No other plain leaf parsley is included in this recall. Production of the product involved has been suspended until FDA and other regulatory agencies have completed their investigation. The product involved should already be out of distribution but if consumers have any product they question, do not consume it, but rather discard it. Retailers and consumers with questions may call the consumer hotline at 1-866-827-3362 which is available Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm EST. Media contact is Joel Buurma, Food Safety Director, Buurma Farms Inc. 419-935-6411, joel@buurmafarms.com.

Rocky Top Farms Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in “Cherry Butter” 

August 30, 2021 

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Rocky Top Farms of Ellsworth, MI, is recalling its 10-ounce jars of "Cherry Butter" fruit butter because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or a severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled "Cherry Butter" was distributed nationwide through the company website (www.rockytopfarms.comExternal Link Disclaimer).
The product comes in a 10-ounce, clear glass jar. All lots are affected with this recall. The product may have been sold individually or in multi-packs or variety packs.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the milk containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.
Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have purchased 10-ounce jars of "Cherry Butter" that were incorrectly labeled are allowed to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. If the incorrectly labeled product was purchased through our website, consumers are asked to destroy the product and contact the company for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-231-350-0985, Monday through Friday during 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

KBF Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Banoful Top Orange Biscuit

August 31, 2021 

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KBF Inc. of Astoria, NY, is recalling its 8.11 ounce packages of “Banoful Top Orange Biscuit” food treats  because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled “Banoful Top Orange Biscuit” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. The product comes in an 8.11 ounce, orange plastic package marked with MFG 15.06.2020 on the top and with an expiration date of 14/06/2022 stamped on the side. The    product UPC code is 8-941114-001427.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk allergens in the 8.11 ounce packages of “Banoful Top Orange Biscuit” which did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.
Consumers who have purchased 8.11 ounce packages of “Banoful Top Orange Biscuit” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact  the company at 1-646-714-4062.

Jimbo’s Kitchen, DBA New England Cupboard Issues Allergy Alert on Jimbo’s Bloody Mary Mix

August 25, 2021 

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Jimbo’s Kitchen, DBA New England Cupboard is recalling Jimbo’s Bloody Mary Mix because it contains undeclared soy, wheat and sulfites.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy, wheat and sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Manufactured from 8/23/2019 till 8/23/2021. UPC code 7 87562 00099 9
Jimbo’s Bloody Mary Mix was distributed in ME, NH, VT, MA, MD, MN to local retail, boutique, and mom & pop stores. Also sold to wholesale. From 8/23/2019 till 8/23/2021
Product is packaged in a 4”x6” stand up plastic resealable pouch with the words Jimbo’s Bloody Mary Mix and a picture of a Bloody Mary on the front
No illnesses have been reported to date.
On the back label of the finished product, the ingredients list for Worcestershire Powder did not have all the sub-ingredients listed (e.g., corn syrup solids, salt, caramel color, garlic, sugar, spices, soy sauce solids (naturally fermented wheat and soybeans, salt, maltodextrin, caramel color), palm oil, tamarind, natural flavors, sulfiting agents).
This was discovered during an FDA inspection.
Consumers who purchased Jimbo’s Bloody Mary Mix can call the New England Cupboard at 207-848-4900, from the hours of 7am to 2pm M-F, with any questions, for a full refund or get the updated info from the back label. You can also email me at jim@newenglandcupboard.com

Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc. Recalls Ready-to-Eat Uncured Antipasto Meat Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

August 27, 2021 

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Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., a Mount Olive, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 862,000 pounds of uncured antipasto products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Infantis and/or Salmonella Typhimurium, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) uncured antipasto meat trays were produced on February 28, 2021 through August 15, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:   
•    24-oz. trays containing two 12-oz packages of “Fratelli Beretta UNCURED ANTIPASTO PROSCIUTTO, SOPPRESSATA, MILANO SALAMI & COPPA” with best by dates of AUG 27 21 through FEB 11 22 and UPC code 073541305316.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 7543B” printed on the packaging next to the best by date. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                           
FSIS has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of 36 Salmonella Typhimurium and Infantis illnesses in 17 states, with onset dates ranging from May 9 through July 27, 2021. Some ill people reported eating Fratelli Beretta brand uncured antipasto before they got sick and the traceback investigation confirmed that some of the ill people purchased uncured antipasto trays produced by Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc. FSIS continues to work with the CDC and state and local public health partners on this investigation to determine if additional products are linked to illness. FSIS will provide updated information if it becomes available.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 6 hours to 6 days after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product is in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Fratelli Beretta USA Inc.’s recall hotline at 1-866-918-8738. Media may contact Marco Lastrico of Barabino & Partners USA, at m.lastrico@barabinousa.com or 917-634-1685.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/

Loki Fish Company Recalls Keta Salmon Lox Because of Possible Health Risk

August 23, 2021 

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Loki Fish Company of Seattle, Washington is recalling 4 oz. packages of Keta Salmon Lox (UPC code 92103 00111) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with compromised immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The Keta Salmon Lox is packaged in a 4 oz. plastic package on a coated board. It is labeled as Wild Keta Lox, Loki Fish Co., Seattle, WA. There are no best by dates on the package.
The Keta Salmon Lox was distributed through Cherry Sprout Produce in Portland, OR and Central Co-op and Pacific Coast Harvest in Seattle, WA. It was also sold at the University District and West Seattle Farmers Markets in WA.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The possibility of contamination was discovered during the FDA inspection at our co-packer Felix Custom Smoking, of Monroe, Washington in July 2021. Loki submitted samples of the Keta Lox to Micro-Chem Laboratories for testing. Loki has ceased production, sales, and distribution of keta lox immediately and Loki will continue the investigation as to what caused the problem.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
If you have purchased this product, please do not consume it, and get rid of it immediately. You can return it to your place of purchase or to Loki Fish Company at the farmers market for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Hing Ng at Loki Fish Company (hing@lokifish.com; 206-937-1048, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Jimmy’s Cookies LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake Lot# 1133 

August 16, 2021 

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Jimmy’s Cookies LLC of Clifton is recalling LOT# 1133 Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake from certain Walmart stores, because it may contain undeclared peanuts.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake LOT# 1133 was sold in Walmart stores in their bakeries. The impacted states are AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV.
Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake is packed in a 12” x 12” container with a clear lid and a black and gold diamond label. LOT# 1133 can be found printed in black ink on the top of the package. The UPC code is 0074736651210.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's processes.
Consumers who have purchased Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake from Walmart are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the firm Monday through Friday, from the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST) at (973) 779-8500 ext. 205.

RMH Foods, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat and Tuna in Gordon Choice® Deli Style Tuna and Chicken Salads

August 16, 2021 

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RMH Foods, LLC in Morton IL is voluntarily recalling 583 cases of Gordon Choice® Deli Style Tuna and Chicken Salads packed in 4lb rigid tubs because of undeclared wheat and tuna allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or tuna run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported as of 8/13/2021.
The product was distributed in the following states: AL, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, PA, TN, VA, WW at Gordon Food Service retail stores and to food service establishments.
The recalled product contains tuna salad, but it has two labels. The bottom container states Deli Style Chicken Salad, while the top lid label states Deli Style Tuna Salad.
The chicken salad labeling does not declare the wheat and Tuna allergens that are in the tuna salad. The product is in a white plastic 4lb tub.
The Gordon Choice® Deli Style Tuna Salad, UPC found on the lid is 0 9390113900 9. The Gordon Choice® Deli Style Chicken Salad, UPC found on the bottom tub is 0 9390113903 0.
Description    Consumer UPC #    Size    Use By Date
Gordon Choice® Deli Tuna and
Chicken Salad,
Refrigerated, 4 Lb. Package    Lid UPC: 0 9390113900 9
Tub UPC: 0 9390113903 0    4 lbs.    10/16/2021
(the “Use By” date is located
above the barcode on the back
of the container)
The recall was initiated after discovering the incorrect bottom container had been used with the product. This error was confined to one specific product, and one specific lot. Five hundred and eighty-three (583) cases of the product were made. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
No other products manufactured by RMH Foods, LLC. are at risk. This recall does not apply to any other “use by” dates, sizes or varieties of Gordon Choice® products.
Customers who have purchased Gordon Choice® Deli Style Tuna and Chicken Salads 4lb tub lot 10/16/2021 are urged to destroy the product and or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact RMH Foods, LLC. Customer Service at 1-800-627-2523, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00am (EST) and 5:00pm (EST).

Voluntary Recall of Hostess® Hamburger Buns & Hot Dog Buns Due to Possible Health Risks

August 16, 2021 

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Hostess Brands, LLC (“Hostess Brands”) is voluntarily recalling certain Hostess® Soft White Hamburger Buns and Soft White Hot Dog Buns due to the potential for the products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella. Hostess Brands is recalling the impacted products out of an abundance of caution after becoming aware of this issue from its co-manufacturer, Best Harvest Bakeries, through Best Harvest Bakeries’ environmental monitoring program. To date, Hostess Brands has received no reports of illness related to this issue.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses.
This recall is limited to the following Hostess® Soft White Hamburger Buns and Soft White Hot Dog Buns, which were sold to distributors, convenience stores, and other retail stores throughout the United States:
Product    Item UPC    Batch    Best By Date
Hostess® Soft White Hamburger Buns    888109110987    I060989300
I061189300
I061289300
I061489300
I061389300
I061589300
I061689300
I061789300
I061889300
I061989300
I062089300
I062489300
I062589300
I062989300
I070389300
I070289300
I063089300
I070789300
I070689300
I070889300
I070989300
I071089300
I071389300
I071189300
I071489300
I071289300
I071589300
I071689300
I072089300
I072389300
I072989300
I073189300    8/13/2021
8/15/2021
8/16/2021
8/18/2021
8/17/2021
8/19/2021
8/20/2021
8/21/2021
8/22/2021
8/23/2021
8/24/2021
8/28/2021
8/29/2021
9/2/2021
9/6/2021
9/5/2021
9/3/2021
9/10/2021
9/9/2021
9/11/2021
9/12/2021
9/13/2021
9/16/2021
9/14/2021
9/17/2021
9/15/2021
9/18/2021
9/19/2021
9/23/2021
9/26/2021
10/2/2021
10/4/2021
Hostess® Soft White Hot Dog Buns    888109110970    I060989300
I062189300
I062289300
I062389300
I062589300
I062689300
I063089300
I070189300
I070689300
I071289300
I072089300
I072189300
I072289300
I072389300
I072489300
I072789300    8/13/2021
8/25/2021
8/26/2021
8/27/2021
8/29/2021
8/30/2021
9/3/2021
9/4/2021
9/9/2021
9/15/2021
9/23/2021
9/24/2021
9/25/2021
9/26/2021
9/27/2021
9/30/2021
As Best Harvest Bakeries only manufactures certain Hostess® hamburger buns and hot dog buns for Hostess Brands, no other Hostess® products are affected, including Hostess® bread and bagel products.
Consumers who have purchased an affected product are urged to immediately dispose of the product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact 1-800-483-7253 and also visit www.hostesscakes.comExternal Link Disclaimer.

Serenade Foods Recalls Frozen Raw Breaded Stuffed Chicken Products due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination

August 9, 2021 

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Serenade Foods, a Milford, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. FSIS issued a public health alert on June 2, 2021 related to these products.
The frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken items were produced on February 24, 2021 and February 25, 2021. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]
•    5-oz individually plastic-wrapped packages of “Dutch Farms Chicken with Broccoli & Cheese” with lot code BR 1055 and BEST IF USED BY FEB 24 2023.
•    5-oz individually plastic-wrapped packages of “MILFORD VALLEY CHICKEN WTH BROCCOLI & CHEESE” with lot code BR 1055 and BEST IF USED BY FEB 24 2023.
•    10-oz box of two individually plastic-wrapped packages of “MILFORD VALLEY CHICKEN CORDON BLEU” with lot code CB 1055 and BEST IF USED BY FEB 24 2023.
•    5-oz individually plastic-wrapped packages of “KIRKWOOD Raw Stuffed CHICKEN, BROCCOLI & CHEESE” with lot code BR 1055 and BEST IF USED BY FEB 24 2023.
•    5-oz individually plastic-wrapped packages of “KIRKWOOD Raw Stuffed CHICKEN CORDON BLEU” with lot code CB 1056 and BEST IF USED BY FEB 25 2023.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P- 2375” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors nationwide.                           
FSIS has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of 28 Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses in 8 states, with onset dates ranging from February 21 through June 28, 2021. Unopened intact packages of raw, frozen, breaded chicken stuffed with broccoli and cheese were collected from an ill person’s home and tested positive for the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis. FSIS continues to work with the CDC and state and local public health partners on this investigation.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
The products of concern may appear to be ready-to-eat but are in fact raw and need to be fully cooked according to the manufacturer cooking instructions on the package before consumption. The labels for these products identify cooking instructions for preparation in an oven. The products should not be prepared in the microwave or air fryer. FSIS advises all consumers that particular attention needs to be taken to safely prepare and cook these frozen, raw poultry products to a temperature of 165 F. The only way to confirm raw poultry products are cooked to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a food thermometer that measures internal temperature, as indicated in this chart. Additionally, FSIS advises all consumers to keep raw poultry away from other food that will not be cooked. Use one cutting board for raw poultry and a separate one for fresh produce and cooked foods.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact the Serenade Foods Hotline at (866) 873-7589.

Avanti Frozen Foods Expands Recall of Frozen Cooked Shrimp Because of Possible Health Risk

August 13, 2021 

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Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd, is voluntarily expanding a prior recall issued on June 25,2021 to include certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled, deveined, shrimp (with some packaged with cocktail sauce) sold in various unit sizes, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The frozen shrimp products were distributed nationwide from November 2020 to May 2021.
This recall expansion has been initiated out of an abundance of precaution and will cover a large amount of product that has not been associated with any illness but been undertaken following discussions with FDA and CDC and reflects Avanti’s commitment to Public health and safety.
Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The affected product details in the expansion are as below
Product Description    Unit Size    Container
Description    Storage
Instructions    Code    Expiration Date
BIG RIVER, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    10.02.2022, 10.03.2022, 10.05.2022    10/02/2022, 10/03/2022, 10/05/2022
365, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/18HN/201D, 91AS/19HN/202A, 91AS/28YN/272A, 91AS/30YN/274    04/18/2022, 04/19/2022, 06/28/2022, 06/30/2022
AHOLD, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    AQ-23-2950-1, AQ-23-2960-1, AQ-23-3380-1, AQ-23-3390-1, AQ-23-3520-1, AQ-23-3530-1    10/21/2022, 10/22/2022, 12/03/2022, 12/04/2022, 12/17/2022, 12/18/2022
AHOLD, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    AQ-23-2930-1, AQ-23-2940-1, AQ-23-3180-1, AQ-23-3200-1, AQ-23-3450-1, AQ-23-3470-1    10/19/2022, 10/20/2022, 11/13/2022, 11/15/2022, 12/10/2022, 12/12/2022
CENSEA, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    140323D, 140324D, 140325D, 140326D, 140329D, 140330D, 140331D, 140332D    11/18/2022, 11/19/2022, 11/20/2022, 11/21/2022, 11/24/2022, 11/25/2022, 11/26/2022, 11/27/2022
COS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    16 OZ.    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/12HN/195C, 91AS/13HN/196A, 91AS/26YN/270C, 91AS/27YN/271B    10/11/2022, 10/12/2022, 12/25/2022, 12/26/2022
CWNO BRAND, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    7 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/08YN/252D, 91AS/10YN/254A, 91AS/13YN/257D, 91AS/14YN/258C, 91AS/21YN/265A, 91AS/22YN/266A    03/08/2022, 03/10/2022, 03/13/2022, 03/14/2022, 03/21/2022, 03/22/2022
FIRST STREET, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    1879-03291, 1879-03301    11/23/2022, 11/24/2022
Nature’s Promise, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    12 OZ.    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    EF AVF 0061 1    07/05/2022
HARBOR BANKS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    02572 0328 10, 02572 0353 10, 02572 0358 10    11/23/2022, 12/18/2022, 12/23/2022
HARBOR BANKS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    02572 0329 10    11/24/2022
HOS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    46002310, 49002310, 58002310, 61002310    10/16/2022, 10/17/2022
HOS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    61002300, 70002300    10/17/2022
MEIJER, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    28520 49485, 28620 49485, 32320 50738, 32420 50738, 33420 50739, 33520 50739    10/10/2022, 10/11/2022, 11/17/2022, 11/18/2022, 11/28/2022, 11/29/2022
MEIJER, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    10 OZ.    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/09HN/192C, 91AS/10HN/193A, 91AS/21HN/204D, 91AS/13YN/257B, 91AS/31YN/275B    10/08/2022, 10/09/2022, 10/20/2022, 12/12/2022, 12/30/2022
MEIJER, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    16 OZ.    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/22HN/205B, 91AS/14YN/258, 91AS/01TP/276A    10/21/2022, 12/13/2022, 12/31/2022
MEIJER, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    20 OZ.    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/22HN/205B, 91AS/14YN/258, 91AS/01TP/276A    10/21/2022, 12/13/2022, 12/31/2022
COS,Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    91AS/07TP/282B    01/06/2023
SANDBAR, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    AVF 29220 EF, AVF 29320 EF, 91AS/11YN/255B, 91AS/14YN/258D, 91AS/28YN/272B, 91AS/29YN/273A, 91AS/31YN/275C, 91AS/01TP/276C, 91AS/12TP/287C, 91AS/13TP/288A    10/17/2022, 10/18/2022, 12/10/2022, 12/13/2022, 12/27/2022, 12/28/2022, 12/30/2022, 12/31/2022, 01/11/2023, 01/12/2023
SEA COVE, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    27296-20-316, 27296-20-317    11/10/2022, 11/11/2022
SEA COVE, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail Off Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    27296-20-318, 27296-20-320    11/12/2022, 11/14/2022
WATERFRONT BISTRO, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    16 OZ.    Polythene Trays    Frozen    20277, 20278, 20282, 20283, 20294, 20295, 20342, 20344, 20346, 20347, 20357, 20358, 20365, 21003, 21005, 21006, 21007, 21008, 21009, 21010, 21011, 21013    10/02/2022, 10/03/2022, 10/07/2022, 10/08/2022, 10/19/2022, 10/20/2022, 12/06/2022, 12/08/2022, 12/10/2022, 12/11/2022, 12/21/2022, 12/22/2022, 12/29/2022, 01/02/2023, 01/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 01/06/2023, 01/07/2023, 01/08/2023, 01/09/2023, 01/10/2023, 01/12/2023
WELLSLEYFARMS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    40 OZ.    Polythene Trays    Frozen    91AS/01HN/184A, 91AS/04HN/187E    09/30/2023, 10/03/2022
WFNOBRANDS, Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    40 OZ.    Polythene Trays    Frozen    91AS/31YN/275, 91AS/01TP/276    06/30/2022, 07/01/2023
HANNAFORD,Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    AVF 00721 EF, AVF 00821 EF, AVF 00921 EF    12/28/2022, 12/29/2022, 12/30/2022
FOODLION,Frozen Cooked Peeled and Deveined Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene
Pouch    Frozen    AVF 00821 EF, AVF 00921 EF, AVF 01021 EF    12/29/2022, 12/30/2022, 12/31/2022
Products not bearing these codes are not affected by or involved in this recall. There have been 9 reports of Salmonella-related illness to date associated with these cooked shrimp distributions. The company has taken several preventive steps and initiatives to eliminate potential for future contaminations.
Consumers who have purchased the above product are urged not to consume the recalled product and to return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at +914023310260/+914023310261, Mon – Fri :10:00 am - 5:00 PM , GMT+5.5.

Frito-Lay Issues Limited Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Milk in Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips Distributed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

August 11, 2021 

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Frito-Lay today issued a voluntary recall of a limited number – 31 bags – of 7 3/4 oz. Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips as they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. The recall is the result of an investigation following a consumer contact. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume product contained inside the recalled bags.
The products were distributed to certain retail stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, and consumers would have been able to purchase them as early as July 23, 2021.
No other Lay’s products, flavors, sizes or variety packs are recalled.
No allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. If consumers have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, they are encouraged not to consume the product and discard it immediately. Frito-Lay has informed the FDA of this action.
Consumers with the product described below can contact Frito-Lay Consumer Relations at 1-800-352-4477 (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday).
The specific recalled product information is listed below:
Product
Description    Size    UPC    Code Date & Manufacturing
Code    Representative Image
Wavy Lay’s
Original
Potato Chips    7 3/4 oz.
(219.7 grams)    0 28400 04380 9    Either (1) or (2)    See image below
            (1)
Must have both
“Guaranteed Fresh” date of
02 Nov 2021
And
the Manufacturing Code
1712 17944
85 21:30    
            (2)
Must have both
“Guaranteed Fresh” date of
19 Oct 2021
And
the Manufacturing Code
1713 20044
18 03:37    
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Company Contact Information
Consumers:
Frito-Lay Consumer Relations
 1-800-352-4477

Nature’s Sunshine Issues Recall on Undeclared Milk in its "Love & Peas" Meal Replacement Shake

July 30, 2021 

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Nature’s Sunshine of Lehi, Utah is announcing that it initiated a voluntarily recall of certain lots of its Love & Peas product in April 2021 after being notified by an ingredient supplier that an ingredient used in the manufacturing of the affected product lots may contain milk. Customers with a milk allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may experience a serious allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.
Although Nature’s Sunshine made every effort to individually notify affected consumers in April 2021, it is making this announcement out of an abundance of caution in case any affected product remains in commerce.
The affected product was distributed between December 22, 2020 and April 8, 2021 throughout the United States through direct-to-consumer online sales and through independent distributors who sell product on-line or at independent health food stores.
The affected product is from lot numbers 001220292; 001223066; 001222059; 001215380; 001222934; 001218022; 001223890; 001220084; and 001224031. The lot number can be found stamped near the top of the reverse side of the packaging near the best by date.
Customers with product affected by this announcement can contact the company by calling (800) 223-8225 between the hours of 9:00 and 5:00 p.m., mountain time, or by emailing productrecall@natr.com. Customers may choose to dispose of the product and receive a full product credit or continue to consume the product.

Cahill Cheddar Cheeses Voluntarily Recalled in 44 Whole Foods Market Stores Due to Possible Health Risk

July 27, 2021 

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Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Cahill Cheddar Porter and Whiskey Cheddar Cheeses from 44 stores across 22 states because of a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Customers who have purchased should not consume and should dispose of the product. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, and fetal infection among pregnant women.
The affected products were packaged in clear wrapping and sold in the specialty department with a Whole Foods Market scale label with “packed on” dates from May 17 – July 26, 2021. Affected products can be identified by the following information and were distributed in the states listed below:
Product Name    PLU    Date Range Sold    States
Cheddar with Porter    93579    May 17 – July 26, 2021    Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Whiskey Cheddar    54784
94884        
The issue was discovered when Whole Foods Market was notified by a distributor of a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes.
Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Customers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 daily between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. CST.

Voluntary Recall Notice of McCormick Italian Seasoning Products and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning Due to Possible Salmonella Risk

July 27, 2021 

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McCormick & Company, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning due to possible contamination with Salmonella.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The four products subject to this recall include:
McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning 1.31 oz bottle
UPC NUMBER: 052100049731
MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 901582629
AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY MAY 26 24 K, BEST BY MAY 27 24 K, BEST BY JUN 04 24 K, BEST BY JUN 05 24 K
McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning 2.25 oz bottle
UPC NUMBER: 052100038254
MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 901455463
AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY JUN 30 24 H, BEST BY JUL 01 24 H
McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning 1.75 lbs. bottle
UPC NUMBER: 52100325743
MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 932574
AFFECTED DATE CODES: BEST BY Jun 12 24 H
Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning 153g bottle
UPC NUMBER: 066200021047
MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER: 901543520
AFFECTED DATE CODES: BB / MA 2022 SEP 06
The four products were shipped to the following locations:
SHIPPING DATES: June 20, 2021 through July 21, 2021
STATES SHIPPED TO: AL, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI
INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED TO: Bermuda, Canada
The potential risk was brought to McCormick’s attention by FDA during routine testing. This recall affects cases that were shipped of the affected date codes.
McCormick has alerted customers and grocery outlets to remove the product with the affected date codes from store shelves and distribution centers immediately, and to destroy this product in a manner that would prevent any further consumption
Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product and its container. Please contact McCormick Consumer Affairs at 1-800-635-2867, weekdays from 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM (Eastern Time), for a replacement or full refund, and with general inquires.

Old Soul’s Farms LLC Recalls Leafy Green Products Due to Possible Health Risk

July 26, 2021 

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Old Souls Farms, LLC, located at in St. Paris Ohio is initiating a voluntary recall of greenhouse leafy green products following a positive test of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recall will include the following greenhouse products: Arugula, Basil, Finstar, Green Bibb, Romaine, and Spring Mix. Our bulk product has been affected by this recall, these sizes range from 1 – 25 pounds clear bags. The affected lot dates of bulk product are below. If bought in bulk, the lot code is located on the case label.
Arugula (lbs)    Basil (lbs)    Finstar (lbs)    Green Bibb (lbs)
(02)06.04.2021.AR.
(02)06.08.2021.AR.
(02)06.09.2021.AR.
(02)06.10.2021.AR.
(02)06.11.2021.AR.    (02)05.28.2021.BS.
(02)05.31.2021.BS.
(02)06.01.2021.BS.
(02)06.02.2021.BS.
(02)06.03.2021.BS.
(02)06.04.2021.BS.
(02)06.07.2021.BS.    (03)05.25.2021.FS.
(03)05.27.2021.FS.    (03)05.21.2021.GB.
(03)05.24.2021.GB.
(03)05.25.2021.GB.
(03)05.26.2021.GB.
(03)05.27.2021.GB.
(03)05.31.2021.GB.
Romaine    Spring Mix
(01)05.21.2021.ROM.
(01)05.24.2021.ROM.
(01)05.25.2021.ROM.
(01)05.26.2021.ROM.
(01)05.27.2021.ROM.
(01)05.31.2021.ROM.    (03)05.21.2021.SM.
(03)05.24.2021.SM.
(03)05.25.2021.SM.
(03)05.26.2021.SM.
(03)05.27.2021.SM.
(02)05.31.2021.SM.
Our clamshells were also affected, these range in sizes of 1 oz, 4 oz, and 5 oz. The affected clamshell greenhouse products lot codes are 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 201, 202, and 203. These lot codes and best by dates can be located at the bottom of the clamshell. The expiration dates for all Arugula, Finstar, Green Bibb, Romaine, and Spring Mix are 7/23/2021, 7/24/2021, 7/25/2021, 7/26/2021, 7/27/2021, 7/29/2021, and 7/30/2021. The Basil expiration dates are 7/20/2021, 7/21/2021, 7/22/2021, 7/23/2021, 7/24/2021, 7/26/2021, and 7/27/2021.
The positive test for Listeria monocytogenes was from a routine facility test of rainwater holding tanks in the greenhouse facility as well as testing from a customer who received contaminated Basil product. Multiple samples of all products from multiple Lot Codes as well as additional water testing has been completed. The positive test for Listeria monocytogenes in product has been determined that it was an isolated event. However, out of an abundance of caution we decided to recall all product as stated above.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Any consumers who purchased the possibly affected products are advised to not consume and dispose of it immediately. Consumers with any questions and concerns may contact the company at 937-802- 9192 We are available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 3 pm ET.

Excalibur Seasoning Company Recalls Seasoning Blend Because of Possible Health Risk

July 26, 2021 

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Excalibur Seasoning Company of Pekin, IL is recalling 17 bottles of Haen Meats 1959 House Blend because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
We began shipping this product on July 14th, 2021. The recalled product reached consumers through a retailer located in the 54130 zip code of WI.
Packaging    Item Description    Quantity    Lot No.    UPC#
Clear Plastic Shaker Bottles    Haen Meats 1959 House Blend    6.5 oz. Bottles    107-354    729009768154
No illness have been reported to date.
The recall is the result of routine finished product testing which found the bacteria to be present in one product. Further ingredient testing found the bacteria may be present in one lot of one ingredient. All products which used this lot of ingredient are being recalled.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product should not consume it and should dispose of the product or return it to your place of purchase. Consumers with questions should contact Excalibur Seasoning at 309-347-1221 Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Friday 7:30 am to 11:30 am.

Top Notch Jerky LLC. Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

July 24, 2021 

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WASHINGTON, July 24, 2021 – Top Notch Jerky LLC., a Sugar City, Idaho establishment, is recalling approximately 107 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef jerky due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains anchovies, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.
The RTE buffalo-style flank steak beef jerky items were produced July 12, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
•    2.25 oz plastic bags containing KINGMADE JERKY BUFFALO STYLE with BEST BY JAN 13 2023 and Lot 071221 located on the back lower half of the bag.
•    1.0 oz plastic bags containing KINGMADE JERKY BUFFALO STYLE and BEST BY JAN 13 2023 and Lot 071221 located on the back lower half of the bag.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 20290” located on the back lower half of the bag next to the “Best By” date. These items were produced for, shipped, and distributed to PGA golf events in Minneapolis, Minn. and Memphis, Tenn. The items are available to PGA tour athletes, trainers, and staff. The items are not available to spectators at the PGA events. The items are not available at any retail locations.
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS label verification activities when it was determined that the labels did not accurately list all sub-ingredients.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be at the PGA events. PGA personnel should not serve the product to athletes, trainers, or staffs and should throw the product out or return to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Nathan Cook, Quality Assurance Officer, Top Notch LLC., at (208) 372-3231 and email at qatopnotch2020@gmail.com.

Grimmway Farms Voluntarily Recalls Certain Retail-Packaged Carrots Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

July 22, 2021 

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Grimmway Farms has voluntarily issued a recall of certain carrot products because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella.
“The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test, said Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby. “The health of our customers and the integrity of our products are our highest priorities, and we will continue to monitor and communicate as additional information is available.”
To date, no illnesses have been linked to this recall, but Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.
In addition to the retail-packed products listed in the table at the end of this press release, the company recalled certain shredded carrots and chopped (chunk) carrots that were sold to food manufacturers and food service distributors. All affected food manufacturers, food service distributors, and retail customers have been notified with much of the product having been recaptured before being available for consumption.
The products listed in the table below were shipped directly to retailers throughout the United States.
Consumers can identify the recalled products from the table below and the photos posted on the company website. Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard it. Consumers with questions may contact our customer services desk at 1-800-301-3101, M-F, 8am – 8pm ET, or visit www.grimmway.comExternal Link Disclaimer.
The company has notified all customers who received the recalled product directly from Grimmway Farms and requested that they remove it from commerce. Grimmway Farms also has requested that direct customers notify their customers of this recall. Grimmway Farms is issuing this press release and keeping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration informed of its recall process to assure that consumers are properly alerted and informed.
 
July 21, 2021 Grimmway Farms-Initiated Recall of
Retail-Packaged Carrots*
Description    Brand    Retail
Package
Size    UPC    Best-if-Used-
by-Date
Organic Cut and Peeled Baby
Carrots    Bunny Luv    1 lb. bag    0 3338390205 0    AUG 17 21
AUG 20 21
Organic Premium Petite
Carrots    Bunny Luv    3 lb. bag    0 7878351301 7    AUG 15 21
Organic Petite Carrots    Cal-Organic    12 oz. bag    0 7878390810 3    AUG 15 21
Shredded Carrots    Grimmway
Farms    10 oz. bag    0 7878350610 1    AUG 09 21
Organic Peeled Baby-Cut Carrots    O Organics    1 lb. bag    0 7989340850 7    AUG 15 21
Organic Baby Rainbow Carrots    O Organics    12 oz. bag    0 7989398162 8    AUG 13 21
AUG 14 21
*All of the products in this table have a 9-character lot code beginning with 195, 196 or 197 and ending
in BF or SP printed on the bag. For example, 1952023BF.

Give and Go Prepared Foods (U.S.A.) Corp. Conducts Voluntary Recall of Certain Muffin Products Due to Possible Health Risk

July 20, 2021 

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Give and Go Prepared Foods (U.S.A.) Corp. announced today a voluntary nationwide recall of certain muffin products due to the potential for the products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
This recall is limited solely to the products listed below, which have been sold in retail stores nationwide. No other Give & Go products are affected, and this recall does not affect products in countries other than the United States.
The products being recalled are the following:
DESCRIPTION    RETAIL UPC    LOT CODE OR BEST WHEN USED BY DATE    PACKET IMAGE
Uncle Wally's Twin Muffins - Blueberry
(3.75oz)    759313-89104 0    August 29, 2021 & September 5, 2021    See Image Below
Uncle Wally's Twin
Muffins - Chocolate
Chip (3.75oz)    759313-04104 9    August 29, 2021 & September 5, 2021    See Image Below
Uncle Wally's Twin
Muffins - Banana Nut
(3.75oz)    759313-89204 7    August 29, 2021 & September 5, 2021    See Image Below
Uncle Wally's Twin
Muffins - Blueberry,
Chocolate Chip &
Banana Nut (3.75oz, 20 units per tray, 6
trays per case)    759313-89190 3    August 29, 2021 & September 5, 2021    See Image Below
The Worthy Crumb
Assorted Large
Muffins - Blueberry
Streusel (3.6oz)    7 70981-49136 3    August 28, 2021    See Image Below
The Worthy Crumb
Assorted Large
Muffins - Banana Nut
(3.6oz)    7 70981-49137-0    August 28, 2021    See Image Below
The Worthy Crumb
Assorted Large
Muffins - Double
Chocolate (3.6oz)    7 70981-49135 6    August 28, 2021    See Image Below
The Worthy Crumb
Assorted Large
Muffins -Blueberry
Streusel / Banana
Nut / Double
Chocolate (3.6oz, 16
units per tray)    7 70981-49124 0    August 28, 2021    See Image Below
Stop n Shop 12ct
Mini Muffin Blueberry
Strsl (12oz)    216055 003990    GBF1C, GBM1C    See Image Below
Stop n Shop 12ct
Mini Corn Muffins
(12oz)    216053 003992    GBM1C, GCD1C, GCK1C    See Image Below
7-Eleven Selects
Banana Nut 3pack
Mini Muffins (2.6oz / 16 units per tray / 6 trays per
case)    0 52548-67883 8    GCJ1A, GCD1A    See Image Below
7-Eleven Selects
Chocolate Chip
3pack Mini Muffins (2.6oz, 16 units per
tray, 6 trays per case)    0 52548-62095 0    GCC1A, GCJ1A    See Image Below
Freshness
Guaranteed
Blueberry Streusel/
Strawberry Streusel
Mini Muffins (12oz,
10 per case)    078742-32200 1    GBK1A, GBE1A, GCE1A, GCL1A    See Image Below
Freshness
Guaranteed Party
Cake Mini Muffins
(12oz, 10 per case)    078742-36778 1    GBE1C, GBL1C, GCJ1C, GCD1C    See Image Below
Freshness
Guaranteed
Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins (12oz, 10 per case)    078742-08935 5    GBD1C, GBK1C, GCC1C, GCJ1C    See Image Below
Freshness
Guaranteed
Blueberry Streusel
Mini Muffins (12oz,
10 per case)    078742-08937 9    GBC1C, GBJ1C, GBD1A, GBK1A,
GCD1A, GCK1A    See Image Below
Freshness
Guaranteed
Blueberry Streusel /
Banana Nut Mini Muffins (12oz, 10 per case)    078742-36804 7    GBJ1A, GBD1A, GCE1A, GCL1A    See Image Below
Freshness
Guaranteed Banana
Nut Mini Muffins
(12oz, 10 per case)    078742-36779 8    GBL1C, GBF1C, GCD1C, GCK1C    See Image Below
Great Value
Chocolate Chip Snack Muffin (12oz, 8 per case)    078742-33100 3    GBC1B, GBJ1B, GCJ1B, GCD1B    See Image Below
Great Value Banana
Nut Snack Muffins
(12oz, 8 per case)    078742-35747 8    GBJ1B, GBD1B, GCC1B, GCJ1B    See Image Below
Great Value
Blueberry Snack Muffins (12oz, 8 per case)    078742-20120 7    GBI1B, GBC1B, GCI1B, GCC1B    See Image Below
Great Value
Chocolate Chip
Brownie Snack Cup
(12oz, 8 per case)    078742-33099 0    GCB1B, GCI1B    See Image Below
Marketside Triple
Chocolate Muffins
(14oz, 9 per case)    681131-40073 2    GBJ1C, GBD1C, GCI1C, GCC1C    See Image Below
Marketside
Strawberry & Creme Muffins (14oz, 8 per case)    681131-41133 2    GCB1C, GCI1C    See Image Below
The Worthy Crumb
Oreo 3pack Mini
Muffins (2.6oz)    7 70981-16726 8    GBL1A, GBF1A, GCB1A, GCI1A
August 23, 2021 & August 26, 2021
     See Image Below
The Worthy Crumb
Oreo 3pack Mini Muffins Tray- 10 units of 2.6oz IW muffins    7 70981-16731 2    GBL1A, GBF1A, GCB1A, GCI1A
August 23, 2021 & August 26, 2021    See Image Below
We became aware of this issue as part of our environmental monitoring program.  To date, we have received no reports of illness related to this issue and are taking this action out of an abundance of caution.
Consumers who have these products should immediately dispose of the products and not eat them.  Consumers should make a note of the lot code of the products, which is found on the label, and provide it if they contact us. Consumers can contact the company at 1-844-366-1171 to obtain more information about the recall 24 hours a day. Consumer Relations specialists are available to assist Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm EST.

Lipari Foods is Recalling Dried Apricots Because They May Contain Undeclared Sulfites

July 20, 2021

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Lipari Foods of Warren, Michigan is recalling 86 cases of Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Backroad Country Dried Apricots were distributed to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, & West Virginia to retail locations.
The Dried Apricots are in a clear, plastic-film bag with the Backroad Country Label on the front. Each bag is 9 ounces filled with orange-colored dried apricots that can be seen through the bag. Affected lot code of the product is 440021117 with an expiration date of 12/2021.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
This recall was initiated due to Florida’s Department of Agriculture performing an inspection. It was observed during the inspection that the Backroad Country Dried Apricots with the lot code of 440021117 and expiration date of 12/2021 contained sulfites that were not declared on the label. All other expiration dates with the lot code of 440021117 are not affected.
Consumers who have purchased Backroad Country Dried Apricots with the lot code of 440021117 and expiration date of 12/2021 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. The affected Backroad Country Dried Apricots will be destroyed by Retail Locations and not returned to Lipari Foods. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 586-447-3500 EXT 9534, Mondays-Fridays 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST, or email Kelly_Holmes@Liparifoods.com.

Green Dining Table, Inc. Recalls Frozen Pork Dumplings Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

July 16, 2021

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Green Dining Table, Inc., an Alhambra, CA establishment, is recalling approximately 183,330 pounds of frozen pork dumplings due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk and coconut, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 
The frozen pork dumplings were produced between March 22, 2021 and July 14, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view labels here]:
•    1.5-lb. plastic bag packages containing “HanSang GYOZA, PORK & VEGETABLE” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
•    1.5-lb. plastic bag packages containing “HanSang BITE-SIZE DUMPLINGS, PORK & VEGETABLE” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
•    1.5-lb. plastic bag packages containing “HanSang CRISPY DUMPLINGS, PORK & VEGETABLE” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
•    1.8-lb. plastic bag packages containing “ChoripDong KIMCHI DUMPLING WITH PORK” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
•    1.8-lb. plastic bag packages containing “ChoripDong PORK & VEGETABLE DUMPLINGS” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
•    4.4-lb. plastic bag packages containing “PAIK’s NOODLE Pork and Vegetable Dumplings” and sell by dates ranging from 3.23.2023 to 7.14.2023.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 45556” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to wholesalers in California, New Jersey, New York, and Washington and then further distributed to retailers. Some of the products were also exported to Canada. 
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS in-plant verification activities where FSIS discovered that the milk and coconut ingredients were not listed on the product labels.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. The retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls. 
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Paul Hahm, Owner, Green Dining Table, Inc., at (323) 262-7500 or paulh@seoultradingusa.com

LSG Sky Chefs Recalls Circle K Brand Chicken Salad Sandwich Because of Possible Health Risk

July 8, 2021

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LSG Sky Chefs announced today that it is issuing a voluntary recall of its Chicken Salad Sandwich because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The company produces the Chicken Salad Sandwiches for Circle K stores in the Phoenix, Arizona and Southern California areas. All affected product produced by LSG Sky Chefs has already been pulled from Circle K stores. No other products or retailers are involved in this voluntary recall.
The chicken used in this product is subject to a national recall issued by Tyson Foods Inc., Dexter, MO. To date, LSG Sky Chefs has received no reports of illnesses associated with this product. The quality of our products and safety of our consumers is our foremost priority.  The company will continue to work to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.
Retail customers who purchased the 5.9 oz. Chicken Salad Sandwich at Circle K stores between 6/1/21 – 7/5/21 are asked to dispose of the product or return it to Circle K for a full refund. Additionally, consumers should also look for a “best buy” date of 6/7/21 through 7/9/21. This product is packaged with Circle K branding and contains the UPC code: 815138013996.
For additional questions about this recall, please contact David Margulies or Shane Sumrow, 214-368-0909 Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm CST.

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

July 3, 2021

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Tyson Foods Inc., a Dexter, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,492,832 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The frozen, fully cooked chicken products were produced between December 26, 2020 and April 13, 2021. The products that are subject to recall are listed here. View the labels here.       
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-7089” on the product bag or inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide to retailers and institutions, including hospitals, nursing facilities, restaurants, schools and Department of Defense locations.                             
On June 9, 2021, FSIS was notified of two persons ill with listeriosis. Working in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state public health partners, FSIS determined there is evidence linking the Listeria monocytogenes illnesses to precooked chicken produced at Tyson Foods Inc. The epidemiologic investigation identified three listeriosis illnesses, including one death, between April 6, 2021 and June 5, 2021. During routine sample collection, FSIS collected two precooked chicken samples from two establishments that are closely related genetically to Listeria monocytogenes from ill people. One of the samples was collected at Tyson Foods Inc. FSIS is continuing to work with federal and state public health partners to determine if there are additional illnesses linked to these products.
Additional information on the investigation may be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Consumption of food contaminated with L. monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.
Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated food.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumer and institutional freezers. Consumers should not eat these products. Institutions should not serve these products. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Members of the media who have questions regarding the recall can contact Derek Burleson, Communications Manager, Tyson Foods, at (479) 290-6466 or  derek.burleson@tyson.com. Consumers who have questions can contact Tyson Foods customer relations, at (855) 382-3101.

Ardil Comercial Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Limar Hand Sanitizer Packaged in 4 oz Bottles Because They Resemble Drink Containers

July 1, 2021

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Ardil Comercial is voluntarily recalling one lot of Limar Hand Sanitizer, packaged in 4 oz bottles to the consumer level. The hand sanitizer is being recalled because it is packaged in containers that resemble water bottles. The product poses a risk of ingestion.
Ingesting hand sanitizer, which is intended for topical use, could potentially result in alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of alcohol toxicity may range from lack of coordination, slowed or slurred speech, drowsiness to coma, which can be fatal. Furthermore, ingesting alcohol can affect the brain and cause impaired driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol can also interact with numerous drugs which may result in serious adverse effects. Ingesting alcohol by people with alcohol addiction may interfere with maintaining abstinence. Additionally, people with alcohol addiction may seek large amounts of ethanol-based hand sanitizers as a substitute.  To date, Ardil Comercial has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available and is packaged in 4 oz bottles. under the brand Limar. The product can be identified by the bottle’s labels pictured below.  The affected product lots include the following lot number: 079932-4611-05-J with the following expiration date: May 2022. Hand Sanitizer 4 oz Limar was distributed nationwide to a distributor who may have further distributed nationwide in the USA.
Ardil Comercial is notifying its distributors and customers by telephone, press release and is arranging for a replacement of all recalled products. Consumers and distributors that have the product which is being recalled should return to place of purchase.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Ardil Comercial by the phone number 809-231-2583 Ext.: 9 or administracion@ardilcomercial.com on Monday-Friday from 8am – 5pm, AST.  Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

Bazzini LLC Voluntarily Recalls Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cup 2-Pak

June 28, 2021

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Bazzini LLC, Allentown, PA is, out of an abundance, voluntarily recalling three lot codes (SELL BY date codes of APR 05 2022, APR 06 2022, and APR 07 2022) of 1.4 ounce Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups because it may contain peanut protein. The product was distributed nationwide. People who have an allergy or very severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
While the label states that the product "May contain traces of ... peanut," following reports of allergic reactions, all potentially affected product was removed from sale.
The product comes in a 1.4 ounce package, with one of the three following date code located on the back of the packages:
Sell By APR 05 2022 18095 or 2B095
Sell By APR 06 2022 1 B096 or 2B096
Sell By APR 07 2022 1 B097 or 2B097
Consumers who have these products may return them to the Trader Joe's location where they were purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the Bazzini LLC at 1-855-675-7219 Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00AM-5:00PM EST.

Dole Diversified North America, Inc. Announces Limited Recall of Dole™ Fresh Blueberries for Potential Cyclospora Contamination

June 25, 2021

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Dole Diversified North America, Inc. is recalling a limited number of cases of Dole™ Fresh Blueberries packaged in a variety of clamshell sizes for potential Cyclospora contamination.
Description    Dole Fresh Blueberries UPC    Dole Fresh Blueberries Pack Out Date    Dole Fresh Blueberries Lot Code
Dole™ Fresh Blueberries            
    18 oz-- 0 71430 01154 6    May 28, 2021
May 29, 2021
June 01, 2021
June 03, 2021
June 05, 2021
June 07, 2021    14632
14732
15032,15046
15232
15446,15432
15646,15648
    Pint - 0 71430 01151 5    June 01, 2021
June 02, 2021
June 03, 2021
June 04, 2021
June 07, 2021    15032,15046
15132,15148,15146
15232
15332
15646,15648
    6 oz - 07143001150 8    May 28, 2021
June 01, 2021
June 07, 2021    14632
15032,15046
15646,15648
    24 oz - 071430011155 3    June 02, 2021
June 04, 2021
June 05, 2021
June 09, 2021    15132,15148,15146
15332
15446,15432
15848, 15846
This voluntary recall is due to possible Cyclospora contamination on Dole™ Fresh Blueberries. Dole Diversified North America, Inc. is coordinating closely with regulatory officials. No illnesses have been reported to date in association with the recall.
Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal infection caused by the Cyclospora parasite. A person may become infected after ingesting contaminated food or water. Common symptoms include severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, body aches and fatigue. The infection is treated with antibiotics and most people respond quickly to treatment.
The product lot code is located on the top label of the clamshell and is a series of numbers printed by inkjet in black. Dependent upon where the numbers are printed, they may go across the wording on the label. The impacted products were distributed in four US states (IL, ME, NY, and WI), and two Canadian provinces (Alberta and British Columbia). Consumers are advised to check any product they have in their homes and discard any product matching the production description, UPC codes, and product lot codes listed above.
No other Dole products are included in the recall. Only Dole™ Fresh Blueberries with the exact UPC and lot code combinations identified above are included in the recall. Consumers who have any of the recalled product should not consume it, but rather discard it immediately. Retailers and consumers with questions may call the Dole Consumer Center at 1-800-356-3111, which is open 24 hours a day.

Avanti Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Cooked Shrimp Because of Possible Health Risk

June 25, 2021

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Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd, with an abundance of caution, is recalling certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled, deveined, shrimp (with some packaged with cocktail sauce) sold in various unit sizes, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The frozen shrimp products were distributed nationwide from late December 2020 to late February 2021
Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The affected product details are as below. The brand names of the products are: Censea/Hannaford/Open acres/Waterfront Bistro/Honest catch/COS/365/Meijer
Product Description    Unit Size    Container Description    Storage Instructions    Code    Expiration Date
CENSEA, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail Off Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    140313D, 140314D, 140315D, 140316D    5/7/2022, 5/8/2022, 5/9/2022, 5/10/2022
CHICKEN OF THE SEA, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    16oz    Polythene Trays    Frozen    91AS/02UN/216, 91AS/03UN/217    5/1/2022, 5/2/2022
HONEST CATCH, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    3150-GFF    11/9/2022
CWNO , Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF    7 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    91AS/06UN/220D, 91AS/07UN/221C, 91AS/23HN/206B, 91AS/24HN/207    1/23/2022, 1/24/2022, 2/6/2022, 2/7/2022
HANNAFORD, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    AVF 30920 EF, AVF 31020 EF    10/25/2022, 10/26/2022
WATERFRONT BISTRO, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF with Cocktail Sauce    16oz    Polythene Trays    Frozen    20305, 20306    10/30/2022, 10/31/2022
OPEN ACRES, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    02572 0307 11, 02572 0308 11    11/2/2022, 11/3/2022
365, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF    2 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    91AS/29HN/212B, 91AS/30HN/213,    4/29/2022, 4/30/2022
MEIJER, Frozen Cooked, peeled and deveined, Tail On Shrimps IQF    1 LB    Printed Polythene Pouch    Frozen    29720 49982, 29820 49982, 30220 50736, 30320 50736, 30520 49486, 30620 49486, 30920 50737, 31020 50737    10/22/2022, 10/23/2022, 10/27/2022, 10/28/2022, 10/30/2022, 10/31/2022, 11/3/2022, 11/4/2022
Products not bearing these codes are not affected by or involved in this recall.
There have been 6 reports of Salmonella-related illness to date associated with these cooked shrimp distributions. The potential for contamination was identified by FDA based on its prior testing of frozen cooked shrimp imported by Avanti Frozen Foods that was found to contain Salmonella.  Avanti Frozen Foods did not distribute and destroyed that prior shipment found to be violative. The company has taken preventative steps to eliminate the potential for future contamination.
Consumers who have purchased the above product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at +914023310260/+914023310261, Mon – Fri :10:00 hrs -16:00 hrs , GMT+5.5.

Prairie Wolf Spirits, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Prairie Wolf Distillery Hand Sanitizer Packed in 16.9 Oz. and 20 Oz Bottles Because They Resemble Drink Containers

June 22, 2021

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Prairie Wolf Spirits, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of Prairie Wolf Distillery hand sanitizer packaged in 16.9 fluid ounce and 20 fluid ounce containers that resemble water bottles to the consumer level. The recall does not affect any other hand sanitizer products from Prairie Wolf Distillery. The product poses a risk of ingestion.
Ingesting hand sanitizer, which is intended for topical use, could potentially result in alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of alcohol toxicity may range from lack of coordination, slowed or slurred speech, drowsiness to coma, which can be fatal. Furthermore, ingesting alcohol can affect the brain and cause impaired driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol can also interact with numerous drugs which may result in serious adverse effects. Ingesting alcohol by people with alcohol addiction may interfere with maintaining abstinence. Additionally, people with alcohol addiction may seek large amounts of ethanol-based hand sanitizers as a substitute. To date, Prairie Wolf Spirits has received no reports of adverse reactions related to this recall.
The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available and is packaged in 16.9 ounce (UPC 6000331899) and 20 ounce plastic bottles (UPC 6000365984) that resemble water bottles. The product can be identified by the bottle’s labels pictured below. The product was distributed to selected customers and consumers nationwide in the United States.
Prairie Wolf Spirits is notifying its customers by mail and is arranging for return or replacement of all recalled products. The product was sold from a temporary retail location located at 111 E. Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie, Oklahoma 73044. Additionally, it was available on the manufacturer’s website, but there were limited sales. Prairie Wolf Spirits also donated the products from its Guthrie warehouse. Consumers that have the product which is being recalled should stop using it and return it to the Prairie Wolf Spirits distillery, 124 E. Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie, Oklahoma, or discard it.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Prairie Wolf Spirits by (405) 445-6448 or recall@prairiewolfspirits.com on Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., CDT. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
•    Complete and submit the report Online
•    Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Sanit Technologies Adds Label Clarification to Existing Voluntary Hand Sanitizer Recall

June 22, 2021

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Sanit Technologies LLC d/b/a Durisan, is providing an additional 5 label illustrations and product sizes for customers that might not have been able to clearly identify containers of Non-Alcohol Hand Sanitizer products that were added to the voluntary recall initiated on March 24, 2021, and expanded by the April 10 and May 14, 2021 notices. To avoid any confusion, this press release provides copies of label illustrations for the recalled products.
Durisan Non Alcohol Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer products became contaminated with a common municipal water supply borne bacteria, Burkholderia contaminans. Use of a hand sanitizer contaminated with Burkholderia contaminans, generally considered to be of low virulence, can range from no reaction to possible infections in a person with a hand wound or scrapes because the bacteria could enter the bloodstream, especially in patients with compromised immune systems.
To date, no qualified reports of adverse reactions have been reported related to this recall.
The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available.
The list of the lot numbers of the recalled products, which have a 24-month expiration, is included below. Consumers and customers in possession of Durisan Non Alcohol Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer products with these numbers in any form factor are encouraged to contact Durisan to return it.
The product is packaged in sizes ranging from 18mL credit card to 1-gallon containers. The lot number can be found in black print on the bottom of the package.
Durisan Antimicrobial Solutions Hand Sanitizer Sizes With the Following Identification
Volume mL    Volume oz    UPC    NDC
18    0.61    8 52379 00614 1    71120-112-01
50    1.69    8 52379 00634 9    71120-611-20
118    4    8 52379 00612 9    71120-112-10
236    8    8 52379 00635 6    71120-112-11
250    8.45    8 52379 00611 0    71120-611-03
300    10    8 52379 00697 4    71120-112-08
550    18.59    8 52379 00620 2    71120-112-06
1000    33.81    8 52379 00610 3    71120-112-05
3785    128    8 52379 00621 9    71120-611-05
160 Ct Wipe    5.63    8 52379 00631 8    71120-111-01
80 Ct Wipe    2.81    8 52379 00632 5    71120-111-03
240 Ct Wipe    8.44    8 52379 00633 2    71120-111-03
Durisan has provided written notification to its distributors and retailers and is alerting customers via this voluntary recall. Consumers that have the product are advised to contact Durisan to return it.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Durisan at 941-351-9114, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Eastern time, Monday through Friday or by email at customerservice@durisan.com
Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this drug product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online by regular mail or by fax.
•    Complete and submit the report OnlineExternal Link Disclaimer
•    Regular Mail or Fax: Download formExternal Link Disclaimer or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178.
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Cuisine Solutions Issues Voluntary Recall of Flavored Plant-Based Bites

June 20, 2021

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Cuisine Solutions, Sterling, VA is initiating a voluntary recall of its JUST Egg flavored plant-based “bites” products due to undeclared allergens. A limited number of 2-pouch retail packages may contain an incorrect sealed pouch containing whole-egg and milk products.  The interior plastic pouches are properly labeled to distinguish the products.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The 8.4 oz recalled products have “Best Before” dates from FEB-22-2022 to APR-09-2022.  The “Best Before” dates are on the back of the package.  Approximately 80,632 retails boxes have been distributed nationwide. Only one incorrect pouch has been identified at this time and there have been no adverse reactions reported.
Cuisine Solutions is working with all distribution and retail partners to remove any potentially impacted products. Consumers may return for a full refund any incorrect packaging that contained the incorrect product to the retailer where they were purchased. 
Consumers with any questions may contact Cuisine Solutions at 1-855-735-7540 from 8:00am to 5:00pm Eastern Time or Recall@cuisinesolutions.com.

Designed By Nature Voluntarily Recalls Goat’s Milk, Cow’s Milk and Base Milk Formulas Due to Possible Health Risk

June 14, 2021

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DESIGNED BY NATURE of California is recalling our Goat’s Milk Powder, Cow’s Milk Powder and Base Milk Powder formulas with an expiration date between May 01, 2021 thru June 11, 2022.  We intend to change our labeling to make it clear that these products are not intended to be used as infant formula.
There are no reports of injury or illness to date from the products.
We are advising parents and caregivers of infants 12 months and younger to not use these products because they are deficient in multiple nutrients required for infant formula, and the products have not been tested for the presence of Cronobacter, a pathogen that can be particularly dangerous to infants and is required testing for powdered infant formula.
The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) defines infant formula as "a food which purports to be or is represented for special dietary use solely as a food for infants by reason of its simulation of human milk or its suitability as a complete or partial substitute for human milk" (FFDCA 201(z)). FDA regulations define infants as persons not more than 12 months old
All infant formulas sold in the United States must meet the requirements of the Infant Formula Act (section 412 of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act)
Designed by Nature formulas are not intended or approved for infants.
Designed by Nature products are purchased only online at www.designed-by-nature.comExternal Link Disclaimer and shipped directly to consumers.  Each pouch has a label on the bottom with a lot number and expiration date.
If you purchased Designed by Nature formula for your infant (0-12months) you can email recall@designedbynature.net for refund and recall instructions or if you have any other questions.

Tulkoff Food Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared (Soy and Wheat) in Kimchi Aioli

June 8, 2021

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Tulkoff Food Products Inc. of Baltimore Maryland is recalling Kimchi Aioli 18 fl. oz. squeeze bottles with lot code 09.18.2021M for the presence of undeclared wheat and soy allergens.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Tulkoff Kimchi Aioli was distributed on the East coast through US Foods, Pastores, and Restaurant Depot during the dates of March 22, 2021, and June 6th, 2021. Affected states are Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virgina.
No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported as of 6/8/2021.
The affected product is in a clear plastic squeeze 18 fl. oz. bottle. The front label will say Kimchi Aioli, while the back label will say Jalapeno Aioli. The Best if used by Date 09.18.2021M will be printed on the back of the bottle.
The recall was initiated after Tulkoff discovered that the incorrect back label had been affixed to the product. This error was confined to one specific product, and one specific lot. One hundred and forty (140) cases of the product were made. No other products manufactured by Tulkoff Food Products, Inc. are at risk.
Customers who have purchased Tulkoff Kimchi Aioli 18 fl oz lot 09.18.2021M are urged to destroy the product and or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Tulkoff Food Products Inc, customer service at 1-800-638-7343, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00am (EST) and 5:00pm (EST).
The Kimchi Aioli can be identified as follows:
Package Size    Package Label    Product Detail    Lot # on Pkg.
18 fl. oz. Clear plastic squeeze bottle    Tulkoff    Kimchi Aioli 18 oz    Best if Used By
09.18.2021M

Smilin’ Bob’s Voluntarily Recalls Smilin’ Bob’s Smoked Fish Dip Products Because of Possible Health Risk

June 8, 2021

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Smilin’ Bob’s is voluntarily recalling Smilin’ Bob’s Original Smoked Fish Dip and Smilin’ Bob’s All Natural Smoked Fish Dip. This recall is being initiated as a result of the Banner Smoked Fish, Inc. recall of smoked fish due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Smilin’ Bob’s used the recalled smoked fish from Banner Smoked Fish, Inc in the products listed below. The recall is issued only for products listed below.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Smilin’ Bob’s is working with distributors and retailers to quarantine and recover any impacted product remaining on store shelves. A total of 1,261 cases were distributed to retailers in the states of FL, GA, AL, SC, TN, NC, and VA.
HOW TO IDENTIFY THE RECALLED PRODUCT:
The containers have the “Best If Use By” dates stated below printed on the side of each container and the lot number stated for each product on the side or the lid (see attached pictures). This recall applies only to the products with the “Best If Use By” dates stated below.
Product    Size    Best If Used By dates
Printed on container side    12 Pack
Case    Date of
Distribution
Smilin' Bob's Key West
Style Original Smoked
Fish Dip    8 ounce round
plastic container    Aug 03 2021
Aug 10 2021    878 cases    May 24 2021
June 4 2021
Smilin' Bob's Key West
Style Original Smoked
Fish Dip    15.5 ounce
plastic container    Aug 03 2021
Aug 10 2021    335 cases    May 27 2021
May 25 2021
May 31 2021
Smilin' Bob's All Natural
Smoked Fish Dip    8 ounce round
plastic container    Aug 10 2021    48 cases    June 4 2021
Smilin’ Bob’s determined to voluntarily recall the products listed after being notified that Banner Smoked Fish. Inc. had expanded its recall.
Product safety and consumer confidence is of utmost importance to Smilin’ Bob’s and its customers. Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products listed above are urged to immediately return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call 305-395-8382 at any time.
This recall is being done with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

Olde Thompson LLC Issues A Voluntary Recall of Olde Thompson And Sun Harvest Organic Ground Coriander Due to Possible Salmonella Risk

June 4, 2021

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Olde Thompson LLC. Oxnard, CA in cooperation with the FDA is recalling Olde Thompson and Sun Harvest Organic Ground Coriander in 1.5oz glass jar with flip top closure, Lot # 23632 and 23631 due to possible contamination by Salmonella.
To date no illness have been reported. If you have the recalled product, please do not consume it. Please dispose of the recalled product and its container.
Salmonella is known to cause salmonellosis in humans and animals. Symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever and are known in some cases to be severe enough to require hospitalization and can cause serious complications or death in young children, the elderly, or a person with a compromised immune system. If you have already consumed the product and have concerns about your health, please consult your healthcare provider.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers immediately.
The recalled product is identified and distributed as follows:
Olde Thompson Organic Ground Coriander 1.5oz. in glass jar with flip-top lid.
Sun Harvest Organic Coriander 1.5oz in glass jar with flip-top lid.
UPC code: 400000290942
Sold at Homegoods, Jungle Jim’s International Market and Smart and Final in AZ, CA, Ga, NJ, IN,
and OH between May 26th and June 4th, 2021.
The recall affects 626 units Olde Thompson Organic Ground Coriander 1.5oz in glass jar and 150 units of
Sun Harvest Organic Ground Coriander 1.5oz in glass jar.
Lot # (s): 23632, 23631 located on the bottom of the jar.
No illnesses have been reported.
The bacterium was discovered during routine sampling of raw materials.
Customers who have purchased these products and have any questions should contact
a Olde Thompson Customer Care representative at 1-805-793-4888
Available: Monday – Friday, 7:30AM – 5PM PST. Saturday, 9AM – 5PM PST. and Sunday,
NOON – 5PM PST.

Banner Smoked Fish Recalls Smoked Fish Products, Salads, Pickled Fish Products, and Cream Sauce Products Because of Possible Health Risk

June 4, 2021

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Banner Smoked Fish, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is voluntarily expending recalling its SMOKED FISH, SALADS, PICKLED FISH PRODUCTS, and CREAM SAUCE PRODUCTS (product names and photos of labels are listed below) of all products within expiry, in all package sizes, all package types and all lots. The recall is because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled smoked fish were distributed through retails and distributions, also online purchasing in NY, NJ, IL, PA, CA, FL, NE, AZ, MA, MD, VA, NV, OR, WI, NC, SC, and GA area.
The product comes in various sizes in both air pack and vacuum packages. The lot number or sell by date are placed on the back of the package.
The products were found to be processed under unsanitary condition. The problem was discovered through FDA routine inspection. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (718) 449 – 1400 Monday to Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM EST.
     Product name
1.            Barbeque Spiced Smoked Nova Salmon
2.            Brook Trout
3.            Center Sliced Smoked Norwegian Style Salmon
4.            Everything Spiced Smoked Nova Salmon
5.            Finest Sliced Salty Lox
6.            Finest Sliced Smoked Nova Salmon
7.            Irish Cured Smoked Salmon
8.            Lox Trimmings
9.            Mackerel
10.          Naturally Smoked Nova Salmon
11.          Noon Hour Smoked Salmon
12.          Norwegian Style Smoked Salmon
13.          Nova Atlantic Salmon
14.          Nova Bits
15.          Nova Homarus
16.          Nova Lox
17.          Nova Salmon
18.          Nova Salmon Bagel Cuts
19.          Pastrami Nova Atlantic Salmon
20.          Pastrami Style Smoked Nova Salmon
21.          Pepper Crusted Smoked Nova Salmon
22.          Presliced Gravad Lox
23.          Presliced Pastrami Style Salmon
24.          Presliced Pastrami Style Salmon
25.          Presliced Scotch Style Salmon
26.          Presliced Scotch Style Salmon
27.          Presliced Scotch Style Smoked Salmon
28.          Presliced Smoked Atlantic Salmon
29.          Sable
30.          Sliced Gravlax
31.          Sliced Pastrami Style Nova
32.          Sliced Smoked Norwegian Style Salmon
33.          Sliced Smoked Salmon
34.          Sliced Smoked Scotch Style Salmon
35.          Smoked Nova Bagel Cuts
36.          Smoked Nova Lox
37.          Smoked Nova Salmon
38.          Smoked Sliced Nova Salmon
39.          Smoked Trout
40.          Somga
41.          Trimmed Nova
42.          Whitefish
43.          5 LB HERRING SALAD
44.          5 LB WHITEFISH SALAD
45.          5 LB KIPPERED SALMON SALAD
46.          ATLANTIC NOVA SALMON
47.          BROOK TROUT FILLET
48.          CHILE LOX
49.          CHUNKS
50.          COLD SMOKED TUNA
51.          COLD SMOKED WHITEFISH
52.          CREAM SAUCE
53.          DRY WHITEFISH
54.          EUROPEAN GOURMET NOVA SALMON
55.          GRAVAD LOX
56.          GROUND NOVA
57.          HOMARUS NORWEGIAN
58.          KIPPERED SALMON
59.          KIPPERED SALMON MEAT
60.          MARSHALL NOVA
61.          PEPPER CRUSTED SMOKED NOVA
62.          PICKLED HERRING FILLET
63.          PICKLED LOX
64.          PRESLICED SMOKED NOVA SALMON
65.          SCOTCH STYLE SALMON
66.          SEABASS
67.          SLICED ESCOLAR
68.          SLICED SABLE
69.          SLICED SMOKED NOVA SALMON
70.          SLICED SMOKED NOVA TRAY
71.          SLICED SMOKED PASTRAMI STYLE NOVA
72.          SMOKED ESCOLAR
73.          SMOKED CHUBS
74.          SMOKED PASTRAMI STYLE SALMON
75.          HERRING TID BITS IN CREAM
76.          HERRING TID BITS IN WINE
77.          TROUT
78.          TURBOT
79.          WHITEFISH MEAT
80.          WHITEFISH SALAD MARSHALL
81.          HERRING WHOLE FILLETS IN WINE
82.          WHOLE LOX

Sun Hong Foods, Inc. Recalls Seafood Mushroom Because of Possible Health Risk

June 1, 2021

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Sun Hong, Inc 1105 W Olympic Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640 is recalling All Cases of Seafood Mushroom (Product of China) Net Wt 5.3 oz./150g because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to consume even if it does not look or smell spoiled.
Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious , and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria monocytogenes can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Product was distributed (CA, TX, WA, IL, FL)
Stores that may carry our brand: Asian Supermarkets
Seafood mushrooms are packaged inside has 40 packs of 150g single packages
Seafood mushrooms are white mushrooms, with long, long white stems, and mushroom caps. They are usually sold in clusters. The affected products are sold in a clear plastic tray that is packed in green and clear plastic. “100% Natural fresh” is printed in the top right. “Mushrooms” is written in cursive and in light green in the middle. The top half is clear and the bottom is dark green with a white stripe going across. “Seafood Mushroom” is printed in light green and white on the bottom half. Beneath that are instructions to keep it refrigerated and its weight of 5.3oz/150g.
•    UPC 6 953150 011881
•    Brand name on the back: Sun Hong Foods, Inc
•    Packaging 5.3oz/ 150g
•    Sold under refrigerated conditions
Sun Hong Foods became aware of this issue after notification by the CDPH that samples of the product tested by the State of California were found to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes
Status of the number and types of illnesses that have been confirmed to date – or that there are no illnesses reported to date
Consumers who have purchased Sun Hong Foods, Inc Seafood Mushrooms are urged to not eat it and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1 (323) 597-1112, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST. Thank you.

Concord Farms Recalls Enoki Mushrooms Due to Possible Health Risk

May 29, 2021

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CONCORD FARMS of Vernon, CA is recalling enoki mushrooms grown in Korea, because it has the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness.
Symptoms of listeria may include fever, muscle aches, severe headache, nausea, vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention. This bacteria can be completely destroyed and the risk of infection can be eliminated by thoroughly cooking foods at temperatures of 165°F (73.8°C).
Mushrooms are fungi, meaning they are not vegetables or fruits. Consumers should never eat mushrooms raw. All surfaces, utensils or containers that are used for preparing mushrooms should be separated from other foods to avoid cross-contamination.
Product was distributed from California to retail stores through produce distributors. Product is packaged in a black, yellow and transparent plastic packaging, with the “Concord Farms” logo above “fresh enoki mushrooms”. Enoki mushrooms are white, stringy with small caps. The weight of the products are 5.3 oz (150g) or 7 oz (200g). The UPC barcode numbers are 049995041049.
No infections have been reported or confirmed. Consumers who have purchased our enoki mushrooms are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 323-582-6000 Monday to Friday, 7am to 3pm PST.

Marquis Worldwide Specialty Inc. Recalls Organic Enoki Mushroom 200g Because of Possible Health Risk

May 29, 2021

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Marquis Worldwide Specialty Inc of City of Industry, CA is recalling All of the Organic Enoki Mushroom 200g, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.
Organic Enoki mushroom 200g was distributed nationwide from California and it reached to consumers through retail stores and other produce wholesalers.
It is packed by each 200g individual plastic package and the package is clear on top and orange on the bottom part. It has ‘Conah Organic enoki mushroom’ written on front.
The mushroom is white and has almost no smell. As it is vegetable, it does not have a clear date of expiration.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
We are investigating to determine where contamination occurred. Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of ‘Conah Organic Enoki Mushroom’ are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-626-810-6426 Monday – Friday 7 am to 4 pm.

Rainfield Marketing Group, Inc. of Vernon, CA is Recalling Enoki Mushrooms (Product of Korea) Because it has the Potential to be Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

May 29, 2021

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Rainfield Marketing Group, Inc. of Vernon, CA is recalling all cases of its 150g packages of Enoki Mushrooms (Product of Korea) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled products were distributed to CA, MD, and TX through produce distributors or wholesalers to retail stores nationwide.
The Enoki comes in a 150g, clear plastic and orange packaging with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English and labeled “Product of Korea” along with “Must be cooked enough for a minimum of 3-10 minutes at 70°C, DO NOT CONSUME RAW”. On the back left of packaging, there is UPC code 085412004020 and below Distributed by Rainfield Marketing Group, on the right a list of Nutrition Facts.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by California Department of Public health revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 150g package of Enoki.
The distribution of the product has been suspended.
Consumers who have purchased 150g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (323) 825-2825. Monday-Friday 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

California Terra Garden Inc. Recalls Seafood Mushroom Because of Possible Health Risk

May 29, 2021

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California Terra Garden Inc. of Commerce, CA is recalling all cases of its 150g/5.3-ounce packages of Seafood Mushroom (Product of China) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled products were distributed from California through produce distributors or wholesalers to retail stores nationwide.
The Seafood mushroom comes in a clear plastic package with the description “Seafood Mushroom” in English and French, and Guan’s logo in the front. At the back, there is UPC code, 859267007501. Product code is 3460 at the back top right.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by California Health Department revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in one 150g package of Seafood mushroom.
The distribution of the product has been suspended.
Consumers who have purchased any package of Seafood mushroom are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at 323.597.0346, Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm.

The Kroger Co. is Voluntarily Recalling its Chicken Street Taco Kit Due to Undeclared Egg

May 28, 2021

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The Kroger Co. is voluntarily recalling its Chicken Street Taco Kit due to a recall issued by its supplier Reser’s Fine Foods. These bulk kits have Chipotle Crema Sauce, which contains egg that was not declared on the label. Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The voluntary recall includes the Chicken Street Taco Kits, which were sold in deli cases in black plastic trays with clear plastic lids (see picture below) with the UPC 41573-71252 and only product purchased before May 25, 2021.
All affected products were pulled from our deli cases on May 22, 2021 and relaunched on May 27, 2021 with the correct labels.
The products were distributed by Kroger grocery stores under a variety of banner names in these states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
To date, there have been no reports of illness or complaints involving the product addressed in this recall.
Customers with an egg allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume it and dispose of it or return it to their local store for a full refund.
Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM EST, and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM EST.

King's Command Foods, LLC. Recalls Meat and Poultry Meatballs and Pork Pattie Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 28, 2021

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King's Command Foods, LLC., a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,025 pounds of fully cooked, not shelf stable meat and poultry meatballs and pork patties due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg, milk, and/or wheat, known allergens, which is not declared on the product label. 
The fully cooked, not shelf stable meat and poultry items were produced January 08, 2021, January 15, 2021, and March 03, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
•    10-lb. bulk-packed cases containing "3.75 oz RIB SHAPED PORK PATTIES WITH BBQ SAUCE" with code 2549616/72314 and "USE BY 3/2/2022," that contain undeclared wheat which is not represented on the label.
•    15-lb. bulk-packed cases containing "3.0 oz RIB SHAPED PORK PATTIES WITH BBQ SAUCE" with code 72314 and "USE BY 3/2/2022", that contain undeclared wheat which is not represented on the label.
•    15-lb. bulk-packed cases containing "0.50oz SWEDISH MEATBALLS" with code 72148 and "USE BY 1/7/2022", containing undeclared egg which is not represented on the label.
•    14-lb. bulk-packed cases containing "0.50oz SWEDISH MEATBALLS WITH SAUCE" with code 72147 and "USE BY 1/7/2022", containing undeclared egg which is not represented on the label.
•    10-lb. bulk-packed cases containing "0.5 OZ CHICKEN AND BEEF MEATBALLS" with code 72180 and "USE BY 1/7/2022", containing undeclared milk which is not represented on the label.
•    10-lb. bulk-packed cases containing "0.50 oz MEATBALLS" with code 01380 displayed beneath the barcode and "USE BY 1/14/2022," containing undeclared egg and milk which is not represented on the label.
•    10-lb. bulk-packed cases containing ".5 oz HOMESTYLE MEATBALLS" with code 00133 and "USE BY 1/7/2022," containing undeclared milk which is not represented on the label.
•    20-lb. bulk-packed cases containing ".5 OZ ITALIAN STYLE MEATBALLS" with code 72182 and "USE BY 3/2/2022," containing undeclared egg which is not represented on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST. M1515A" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were distributed for food service use in California, Idaho, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
The problem was discovered when the establishment determined that allergen-containing ingredients may have comingled with the recalled products that do not normally contain the identified allergens.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in food service freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact King's Command Foods, LLC Customer and Consumer Hotline at (800)-829-2838.

Hy-Vee Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Chicken Street Taco Kit Due to Reser’s Fine Foods Recall

May 27, 2021

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Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Chicken Street Taco Kit due to a recall issued by its supplier Reser’s Fine Foods. Hy-Vee received bulk Chicken Taco Kits from Reser’s Fine Foods and repackaged them into Hy-Vee Chicken Street Taco kits. These bulk kits contained Chipotle Crema Sauce which contains egg that was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The voluntary recall includes the Hy-Vee Chicken Street Taco Kits which were sold in deli cases in black plastic trays with clear plastic lids (see picture below) with the UPC 02-82503-09993 and a “Best If Use By” date prior to May 27, 2021 (located on top of label).
The products were distributed by Hy-Vee grocery stores across its eight-state region of Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
To date, there have been no reports of illness or complaints involving the product addressed in this recall.
Customers with an egg allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume the product and dispose of it, or return it to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Hy-Vee Customer Care representatives 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-772-4098.

Giant Eagle Voluntarily Recalls Chicken Street Taco Kit

May 26, 2021

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Giant Eagle, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of Chicken Street Taco Kits due to the possibility the product may contain an undeclared egg allergen. Those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs could experience a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The impacted products have “sell by” dates through 05/28/21 and can be identified by PLU 56598 located in the upper right corner of the item’s scale tag. The recalled items were sold in the prepared foods departments at Giant Eagle and Market District locations in PA, OH, MD, and IN.
Giant Eagle was made aware of the issue by its supplier partner, Reser’s Fine Foods, when they discovered the product was missing the egg allergen declaration in one of the ingredients, chipotle crema. There has been no reported illness associated with this recall.
Customers who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it and return a qualifying receipt to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST.
In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. Issues a Recall for Undeclared Milk Allergen in Full Circle Organic Microwave Popcorn Salted

May 26, 2021

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Gilster-Mary Lee, 8366 North Highway 51, McBride, Missouri, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Full Circle Organic Microwave Popcorn Salted, UPC 36800-40611 at the consumer level because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The only lot involved is Full Circle Organic Microwave Popcorn Salted, packaged in 9.9-oz. cartons which have a Best By date of APR 09 22 N2 (UPC# 36800-40611). Consumers should return the product to the store for a full refund or discard it.
The product was distributed to TOPCO Members Distribution Centers in Schenectady, NY; Chandler, AZ; Lathrop, CA; Farr West, UT; Pembroke, NH; Milton, PA; Byron Center, MI; Cheshire, CT and St. Cloud, MN. Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. became aware of the mispackaging after receiving an email from a customer warehouse. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this popcorn.
For questions, consumers can call Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. at 618-826-2361 ext. 3283, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST Monday - Friday.

Legacy Food Company, Inc. Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Ingredient

May 26, 2021

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– Legacy Food Company, Inc., a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 67,895 pounds of beef jerky due to misbranding and an undeclared ingredient, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains sesame oil, which is not declared on the product label. 
The beef jerky items were produced on various dates from July 20, 2020 through May 14, 2021. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
•    10-lb. packages containing “N4 Vua Kho Bo Curry Beef Jerky.”
•    10-lb. packages containing “N8 Vua Kho Bo Flank Steak Beef Jerky Fish Sauce.”
•    10-lb. packages containing “N9 Vua Kho Bo House Special Beef Jerky Fish Sauce.”
•    10-lb. packages containing “Vua Kho Bo Hot Beef Jerky.”
•    10-lb. packages containing “Hot Peppered Beef Jerky.”
•    16-oz packages containing “Formosa Brand Hot Peppered Beef Jerky.”
The 10-lb products subject to recall bear establishment number “Est. 8256” and the 16-oz product listed above bears establishment number “EST 2446” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold online and shipped to retail stores in California. The 10-lb products are sold in bulk packaging and were removed from their original packaging and repackaged and relabeled for online sales. Retail stores remove the products from their original packaging and display them in bins for sale.
The problem was discovered during routine FSIS label verification activities when it was determined that the labels did not accurately list all sub-ingredients.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Tony Kan, President/CEO, Legacy Food Company, at (909) 244-0865. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Kevin Yang, Office Manager, Legacy Food Company, at (909) 244-0865.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

Medically Minded Hand Sanitizer– Nationwide Recall Expansion Due to The Presence of Undeclared Methanol

May 25, 2021

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Medically Minded Hand Sanitizers:
8 oz. UPC 676753004208; Lot E332020, Lot E212020, and Lot E082020
8.5 oz. UPC 676753004147; Lot E372020
10 oz. UPC 676753004178 Lot GV4420205
All above lots have Best By Date of 5/21/2022.
This recall has been initiated due to the presence of undeclared Methanol. Use of or consumption of this product can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma & or permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning. Methanol was discovered through lab testing.
To date, Global Sanitizers has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
We began shipping this product on approximately July 10, 2020.
Immediately examine your inventory and quarantine product subject to recall. In addition, if you may have further distributed this product, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall. Your notification to your customers may be enhanced by including a copy of this recall notification letter. If you have these recalled items in stock, please send an email to recall@globalsanitizers.com and we provide further instructions for product destruction.
This recall should be carried out at the consumer level.
Your assistance is appreciated and necessary to prevent consumer illness or patient harm.
Please email recall@globalsanitizers.com for further instructions.
If you have any questions, call Ryan at 702.323.4402
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

Milan Provisions Co. Inc. Recalls Jalapeno Chorizo Sausage Products Formulated With Pork Ingredients Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection

May 21, 2021

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Milan Provisions Co. Inc., a Corona, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,000 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable chorizo sausage products made using a pork ingredient produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The jalapeno chorizo sausage items were produced from April 13, 2021 through April 16, 2021. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
•    14-oz and 22-oz vacuum-packed packages containing “MILAN PROVISIONS MEXICAN BRAND MADE IN NEW YORK CURED CHORIZO JALAPEÑO” with expiration dates of “JUN 12 21”, “JUN 13 21”, “JUN 14 21” and “JUN 15 21.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 4335” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in New York.
The problem was discovered when FSIS determined that the firm received pork trim product from a retail butcher facility that is not federally inspected and used it in production of the chorizo product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Salvatore Laurita, President, Milan Provisions Co. Inc., at (718) 899-7678.

Randall Foods Inc. Initiates Voluntary Recall of all Randall Beans

May 20, 2021

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Randall Foods, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio is recalling all its Randall-brand beans because of manufacturing deviations that may pose a potential health risk.  The recall includes the following products:
Brand    Description    UPC    Batch/Lot Numbers    “Best By” Date
Randall    RANDALL GREAT NORTHERN BEANS 48OZ    070095000100    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL GREAT NORTHERN BEANS 24OZ    070095000117    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall
Randall    RANDALL GREAT NORTHERN BEANS 15.4OZ
RANDALL PINTO BEANS 48OZ    070095000131
070095000209    ALL
ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL PINTO BEANS 24OZ    070095000216    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL PINTO BEANS 15.4OZ    070095000230    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL MIXED BEANS 48OZ    070095000407    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL MIXED BEANS 24OZ    070095000414    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL MIXED BEANS 15.4OZ    070095000430    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL KIDNEY BEANS 48OZ    070095000308    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL KIDNEY BEANS 24OZ    070095000315    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL KIDNEY BEANS 15.4OZ    070095000339    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL NAVY BEANS 48OZ    070095000506    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL NAVY BEANS 15.4OZ    070095000537    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL BLACK BEANS 48OZ    070095000605    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL BLACK BEANS 24OZ    070095000612    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL BLACK BEANS 15.4OZ    070095000636    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL GARBANZO BEANS 24OZ    070095000711    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL GARBANZO BEANS 15.4OZ    070095000735    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL ULITMATE 4-BEAN MIX 48OZ    070095000902    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
Randall    RANDALL ORGANIC GREAT NORTHERN BEANS 48OZ    070095005105    ALL    Prior to January 1 2025
The product is sold in 48oz, 24oz, and 15.4oz glass jars with tan labels with “Randall” at the label top.    Approximately 1.6 million cases of affected products were distributed between March 1, 2019 and May 15, 2021 at retail locations in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
The manufacturing deviations included a nonfunctioning temperature indicating device raising the possibility that the product was not effectively processed. Processing at temperatures below a required temperature could create a condition that could lead to premature spoilage or food borne illness; however, there have been no illnesses reported. The company is issuing this voluntary recall as a precaution.
Consumers who have purchased jars of Randall-brand beans, regardless of the “Best By” date, should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company between 9 am and 5 pm at 1-513-793-6525.

Interstate Food Products Recalls Little Hatches Jalapeno Cream Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

May 20, 2021

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Interstate Food Products of Lakewood Colorado, is recalling its 14 ounce containers of Little Hatches Jalapeno Cream Cheese because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which may cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled Little Hatches Jalapeno Cream Cheese were distributed in 6 Whole Foods stores. UPC code is 63818396147.
The product comes in a 14 ounce, clear plastic package marked with sell by date of 05/21 on top of container.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 14 ounce packages of Little Hatches Jalapeno Cream Cheese.
Product was delivered to Whole Foods stores in the Denver Colorado Metro area.
Consumers who have purchased 14 ounce containers of " Little Hatches Jalapeno Cream Cheese are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 720-626-9917, Monday thru Friday 9:00 to 3:00 EDT.

Primary Colors Design Corp Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg on Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookies Gable Box

May 20, 2021

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Primary Colors Design Corp of Ashland, OH is recalling Chocolate Chip Cookies Gable Box with UPC 84512050159 because it may contain undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookies were distributed to Marshalls Distribution Center in Georgia which were further distributed to Marshalls Stores. Primary Colors Design Corp did not distribute the affected recalled product of Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie Gable Boxes to any other states or retailers.
Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie Gable can be identified in a 7.0oz corrugate box with expiration date of 09/18/2021 on the top right of the handle and lot code of 091820 on the cookie bag.
No illness or customer complaints have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie Gables were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by inadvertently filling the box with another chocolate chip cookie, potentially exposing consumers to an undeclared allergen: egg.
Consumers who have purchased the Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie with the affected lot code are encouraged to notify Primary Colors Design Corp at sales@primarycolorscorp.com or 419- 903-0403 during normal business hours (8:00am – 5:00pm EST, Monday- Friday).

Primary Colors Design Corp Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg on Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookies Gable Box

May 20, 2021

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Primary Colors Design Corp of Ashland, OH is recalling Chocolate Chip Cookies Gable Box with UPC 84512050159 because it may contain undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookies were distributed to Marshalls Distribution Center in Georgia which were further distributed to Marshalls Stores. Primary Colors Design Corp did not distribute the affected recalled product of Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie Gable Boxes to any other states or retailers.
Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie Gable can be identified in a 7.0oz corrugate box with expiration date of 09/18/2021 on the top right of the handle and lot code of 091820 on the cookie bag.
No illness or customer complaints have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie Gables were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by inadvertently filling the box with another chocolate chip cookie, potentially exposing consumers to an undeclared allergen: egg.
Consumers who have purchased the Peppa Pig Chocolate Chip Cookie with the affected lot code are encouraged to notify Primary Colors Design Corp at sales@primarycolorscorp.com or 419- 903-0403 during normal business hours (8:00am – 5:00pm EST, Monday- Friday).

Kraft Heinz Foods Company Recalls Chef Francisco Soup Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 17, 2021

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Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 13,504 pounds of a frozen foodservice soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk and eggs, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 
The frozen soup product was produced on October 7, 2020. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
•    4-lb. tubs containing “Chef Francisco Minestrone Condensed Soup” with a “Chef Francisco Vegetable Beef and Barley Condensed Soup” label with lot code LD28120FT1 represented on the label. The product was distributed in 16-lb cases labeled as “Chef Francisco Minestrone Condensed Soup” with lot code LD28120FT1.
The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. 15818A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This foodservice item was shipped to hotels, restaurants, and institutions nationwide.
The problem was discovered after the firm received foodservice customer complaints that the product labeled as vegetable beef and barley condensed soup contained minestrone condensed soup.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in the freezers of hotels, restaurants, and institutions. These businesses are urged not to serve the product. This product should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Lynne Galia, Corporate Affairs Specialist, Kraft Heinz Foods Company, at lynne.galia@kraftheinz.com. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact The Kraft Heinz Foods Company, Consumer Relations Hotline at (855) 265-7238.

JOLLY TIME® Pop Corn Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Healthy Pop® Kettle Corn 100’s (4 count)

May 14, 2021

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JOLLY TIME Pop Corn today issued a voluntary recall of select Healthy Pop® Kettle Corn 100’s (4 count) because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the recalled bags.
The products covered by this recall have been regionally distributed to select retailers / warehouses in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. JOLLY TIME Pop Corn did not distribute these recalled products to any other states.
Retailers    States
Associated Food Stores    Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana,
Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
Independent Stores    Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota,
Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming
Dillon Stores    Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Fareway    Iowa (Sergeant Bluff location only)
Ralphs    California
Thiesen Supply Inc.    Iowa, Wisconsin
The specific recalled product information is listed below:
American Pop Corn Company is voluntarily recalling the following JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop® Kettle Corn 100’s (4 count) Microwave Popcorn manufactured on January 25, 2021.
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Product    Item UPC    Production Code    Best By Date
JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop
Kettle Corn 100’s (4 count)    2819000141    1025 (time) 3&4    January 25, 2022
No other JOLLY TIME Pop Corn products, sizes or flavors are recalled.
The recall was initiated after JOLLY TIME was notified by a customer that certain cartons of Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100’s (4 count) were inadvertently filled with another flavor of popcorn, potentially exposing consumers to undeclared allergen: milk.
No allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. If consumers have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, they are encouraged not to consume the product and discard it immediately. JOLLY TIME Pop Corn has informed the FDA of the action.
Consumers with the product noted above can contact JOLLY TIME Pop Corn at 1-712-239-1232 (8 am – 4:45 pm CST, Monday-Friday) or via email at popcorn@jollytime.com.

Global Sanitizers Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Medically Minded Hand Sanitizer Due to Presence of Undeclared Methanol

May 14, 2021

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Las Vegas, NV, Global Sanitizers is voluntarily recalling 50 thousand units of Medically Minded hand sanitizers, lot numbers: E212020 & E082020 Best Buy of 5/21/2022 to the user/consumer level. FDA analysis has found the product to contain methanol.
Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in coma, seizures, permanent blindness, permanent damage to the central nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning. To date, Global Sanitizers has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. Medically Minded hand sanitizer is packaged in 8.5 oz / 250 ml clear bottles with caps with the following UPC 7675300359. The affected Medically Minded hand sanitizer lots include the following lot numbers and expiration dates E212020 & E082020 Best Buy of 5/21/2022. The product can be identified by the representative label below. The hand sanitizer was distributed Nationwide in the USA to Wholesale companies who further distributed between July 2020 -August 2020.
Global Sanitizers is notifying its distributors and customers by Email, Letter, Telephone & Press Release and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Consumers/distributors/retailers that have Medically Minded hand sanitizer product which is being recalled should stop using/return to place of purchase/discard/contact their doctor.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Global Sanitizers by calling 702.323.4402 or e-mail address recall@globalsanitizers.com Monday through Friday 9am-5pm pacific standard time. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

BUBS Naturals of Encinitas, CA Is Voluntarily Recalling Certain Lots of Its MCT Oil Powder Product Due to Undeclared Milk

May 14, 2021

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BUBS Naturals of Encinitas, CA is voluntarily recalling certain lots of its MCT Oil Powder product because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The BUBS Naturals MCT Oil Powder product comes in a 10.6-ounce gusset bag and was distributed through its online store, Amazon, and some grocery stores. The recalled products bear the following lot code and Expiration Date information:
•    BUBS Naturals MCT Oil Powder in Gusset Bags, Lot #’s and Exp dates MCT50200004 Exp. 1/22, MCT50200005 Exp. 1/22, MCT50200006 Exp. 1/22, MCT50200007 Exp. 1/22, MCT50200008 Exp. 1/22, MCT50200009 Exp 1/22, MCT50200010 Exp 1/22, MCT50200011 Exp. 5/22, MCT50200012 Exp. 5/22, MCT50200013 Exp. 5/22; UPC 796752137889
The lot code and expiration date are located on the back of the bag, in bottom center of the panel, as pictured below.
This recall is being initiated because the MCT Oil Powder in this product is under recall for undeclared milk allergens by the ingredient supplier. This recall is being carried out with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
There have been no reports of illness involving the products addressed in this recall.
Customers with a milk allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume it and dispose of it or return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact BUBS Naturals customer service at info@bubsnaturals.com, 760-456-2631, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM PST.

Expanded Recall-Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyde

May 13, 2021

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Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc., has voluntarily expanded its April 27 recall of scented Hand Sanitizers to include three lots of Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER (NDC 75078-004) + Aloe and one lot of COCO TKO HAND SANITIZER in 3.38 and 3.4 fluid ounce spray bottles, respectively, to the consumer level. These products are listed in the table below. These products are being recalled after testing conducted by our firm revealed the presence of methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde. These products were sold on the Internet and distributed nationwide in the USA by Goose Creek Candles, LLC and Coconut Stand.
Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest the products and adolescents and adults who drink the products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute are most at risk for methanol poisoning. Exposure to benzene can occur through inhalation, oral, and skin. There is a reasonable probability that benzene present at levels above the maximum daily exposure recommendations can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life-threatening. Additionally, animal studies have shown that acetaldehyde can possibly cause cancer in humans. To date, the company has not received any reports of adverse reactions related to this recall.
These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The affected bottles of hand sanitizer include a five-digit lot code printed on the bottle near the base. The products can be identified by the label, scent, and lot code provided in the table at the end of this release. Photos are also provided at www.scentsational-products.comExternal Link Disclaimer.External Link Disclaimer
Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. has notified its direct customers by telephone with confirmatory email and asked that they remove the recalled products from commerce immediately if they still had any in inventory.
Consumers, distributors, and retailers that have the hand sanitizers which are being recalled should stop using, distributing and/or selling them and return them to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact our Customer Support Desk, 1-855- 5548050, M-F, during business hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.
Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced  problems that may be related to taking or using this product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online by regular mail or by fax.
•    Complete and submit the report OnlineExternal Link Disclaimer
•    Regular Mail or Fax: Download formExternal Link Disclaimer or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
“We have discontinued all hand sanitizer production,” said Steve Morrison of Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. “We work hard every day to carefully procure the highest quality ingredients, and we sincerely regret any inconvenience this recall may cause.”  
May 10 2021, Nationwide Hand Sanitizer Spray Recall Voluntarily Initiated by Scentsational Soaps and Candles, Inc.
Label    Scent    Size    UPC or NDC    LOT #
on the side
of the bottle near base    Retailer and States
shipped on 9/22/20
Goose Creek HAND SANITZER + Aloe Goose    Blueberry Limeade Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    NO UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe    Limoncello Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    NO UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Beach Dreams Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Grape Soda Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Champagne Bubbles Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Dragonfruit Splash Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Marshmallows Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20258    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Melon Picnic Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20259    35 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Optimistic Vibes Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20259    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Red White and Blue Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20259    42 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Watermelon Lemonade Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20259    35 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER + Aloe Goose    Tropical Daydream Anti-Bacterial Spray    3.38 fl oz. (100 ml)    No UPC    20260    36 cases shipped on 9/22/20 to KY
COCO TKO HAND SANITIZER    Coconut Stand    3.4 fl oz. (100.55 ml)    No UPC    20260    14 cases shipped on 9/16/20 to FL

Dash Xclusive Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Imperia Elita Vitaccino Coffee Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine and Fluoxetine

May 12, 2021

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Glendale, California, Dash Xclusive is voluntarily recalling all lots of Imperia Elita Vitaccino Coffee to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the product to contain undeclared sibutramine and fluoxetine. Sibutramine was an FDA-approved drug used as an appetite suppressant for weight loss but was withdrawn from the market because of safety issues, including stroke, heart failure and serious health risk especially to those with underlying heart related disease. Fluoxetine is an FDA approved drug indicated for the treatment of various depressive disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia and panic disorders. This drug product carries a box warning for suicidal thoughts and behaviors and it needs to be monitored closely by a prescriber. The presence of sibutramine and fluoxetine in Imperia Elita Vitaccino coffee renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy has not been established and therefore subject to a recall. Dash Xclusive has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
Risk Statement: Products containing undeclared sibutramine pose a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke. Products containing undeclared fluoxetine could cause suicidal thinking and behavior, an accumulation of high levels of serotonin in the body or neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS)-like reactions which is a life-threatening neurological disorder; elevated mood state that can cause higher than normal energy levels, restlessness, decreased need for sleep; abnormal bleeding, and low sodium levels.
The product is marketed  as a dietary supplement for weight loss and is packaged in a black rectangular box and contains fifteen sachets. The affected Imperia Elita Vitaccino coffee lots include all lots. Product was distributed Nationwide in the USA via internet and by ebay at www.ebay.com. On December 17, 2020, FDA issued a press release that warned consumers to avoid certain products found on Amazon, eBay and other retailers due to hidden and potentially dangerous drug ingredients. It also encouraged online marketplaces to ensure these products are not sold on their platforms.
Dash Xclusive is notifying its customers by e-messages on the eBay platform and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Consumers that have Imperia Elita Vitaccino Coffee which is being recalled should stop using/return to Dash Xclusive, 610 S. Verdugo Road, Apt 31, Glendale, California 91205.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Dash Xclusive by e-mail at dashxclusive11@gmail.com on Mondays to Thursdays from 11am to 4pm Pacific Time zone.  Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online by regular mail or by fax.
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This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Pecan Pies

May 12, 2021

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Sara Lee Frozen Bakery announced today the recall of specific lots of select Sara Lee, Chef Pierre and Devonshire pecan pies produced between March 4 and April 1, 2021, because the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.
Product was distributed nationwide through food service distributors. Recalled product details are as follows and consumers who believe they have purchased recalled lot codes are urged to confirm the lot code with the place of purchase.
•    Sara Lee Individually Wrapped 4-ounce Pecan Pie slices, 24-count case SKU #5117 produced on March 5, 2021, marked with lot code #C050641C and carrying unit UPC 032100051118. Individual pie slices have a printed lot code on the top of the package.
•    Sara Lee Individually Wrapped 4-ounce Pecan Pie slices, 48-count case SKU #7144 produced on March 4 and March 11, 2021, marked with lot codes #C050631C and #C050701C and carrying unit UPC 032100051118. Individual pie slices have a printed lot code on the top of the package.
•    Chef Pierre 10” Pre-Baked Southern Pecan Pie 36-ounce, case SKU #9273 produced on March 4, 2021, marked with lot code #C040631C and carrying unit UPC 032100092739.
•    Chef Pierre 10” Pre-Baked 10-Slice Pecan Pie 36-ounce, case SKU #9375 produced on April 1, 2021, marked with lot code #C050911C and carrying unit UPC 032100093750.
•    Devonshire Bake Shop 10” Pre-Baked Southern Style Pecan Pie 36-ounce, case SKU #8994 produced on April 1, 2021, marked with lot code #C040911C and carrying unit UPC 758108399877.
There have been no reports of illness or injury to date. This recall has been initiated due to the unintentional cross-contamination of raw pecans in shells with residual peanuts during agricultural transport and storage of pecans by a supplier. Immediate steps were taken to prevent recurrence. Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is conducting this recall with the full knowledge and cooperation of the US Food and Drug Administration.
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery has instructed all impacted distributors to recall and destroy all product in market. Images of the products are attached and available at https://saraleefrozenbakery.com/foodservice/our-products/External Link Disclaimer. Consumers who believe they have purchased recalled lot codes are urged to confirm the lot code with the place of purchase and ask for a full refund if the UPC and lot code matches what is listed above. Consumers with questions may contact the company via email at SaraLeeFrozenBakery@casupport.com or at 1-800-323-7117 between 10am to 6pm EST Monday through Friday.

Natural Way Recalls Almond Butter Due to Undeclared Peanuts

May 7, 2021

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Natural Way of Fayetteville, AR, is recalling its 16 ounce jars of original almond butter because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the recalled jars.
The recalled almond butter was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.
The product comes in a 16 ounce, plastic jars marked with lot #505721 on the bottom and with an almond butter label with a UPC of 850001775175.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after a customer notified Natural Way of a jar of peanut butter mislabeled as almond butter.
Consumers who have purchased 16 ounce jars of Natural Way nut butters are urged to check the UPC and the lot code and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund if the UPC and lot code match what is listed above. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-479-595-5660 between 8am-5pm central time Monday through Friday.

Bloommy, Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish in Bloommy Biotin Collagen Keratin Capsules

May 7, 2021

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Bloommy, Inc. is recalling the following product due to the presence of a fish allergen for the collagen-based ingredient. The best by involved or purchase date prior to 05/04/201.People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
•    Bloommy Biotin Collagen Keratin Capsules for Skin, Joint, and Hair, 60 capsules 
o    Capsule details: 00 clear vegetable capsule
o    Package Dimensions : 3.82 x 2.05 x 2.01 inches; 2.08 Ounces
o    Manufacture Date: 04/2021
o    Best Buy Date: 04/2023
The recalled product was distributed via Amazon through retail orders on product listing https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082PSKMKGExternal Link Disclaimer and online retail website https://mybloommy.com/External Link Disclaimer . A total of 13,688 units were issued out.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall/problem.
Bloommy, Inc was notified by the State of Florida regarding this undeclared fish ingredient.
Production of the product will be reissued into circulation with an updated dietary supplement label stating the presence of fish in the fish collagen product of Bloommy Biotin Collagen Keratin Capsules for Skin, Joint, and Hair.
Consumers who have purchased Bloommy Biotin Collagen Keratin Capsules for Skin, Joint, and Hair may contact Bloommy via email email: info@mybloommy.com at +1-860-495-3743 or at 106 W Broad St, Pawcatuck, CT 06379 for any questions, comments or concerns they may have about the product. Contact hours are M-F, 9am to 5pm EST. Customers who have acquired the product and are accustomed to a fish allergy are instructed to throw the product out in their home disposal or public trash and will be issued a refund on the product, preferable email contact is info@mybloommy.com

Arizona Nutritional Supplements Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy Allergen in 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder Natural Vanilla Flavor

May 7, 2021

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Arizona Nutritional Supplements of Chandler, AZ is voluntarily recalling 13.9 oz. containers of “365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder Natural Vanilla Flavor” due to the potential of an undeclared soy allergen. Containers of 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder Natural Vanilla Flavor were mistakenly packaged with Soy Protein Powder resulting in an undeclared Soy allergen. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Individuals with an allergy or sensitivity to soy may risk a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The product can be identified by the UPC 9948228764, a Best By of 03/04/2023 and Lot 0073984. The affected product was sold at Whole Foods Market locations in the United States between March 24, 2021 and May 6, 2021.
Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into the store for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.

Hershey Voluntarily Recalls Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping Due to Undeclared Almonds

May 5, 2021

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The Hershey Company (Hershey) today announced a voluntary recall of a single lot of Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping in a 7.25-oz. (205g) bottle with UPC (346000) after learning that 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping which is made with almonds. Hershey is initiating the voluntary recall to protect public health. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The products were shipped nationwide between April 15 and May 3, 2021 and bear the product code 25JSAS1. Pictures of the product are included below and are available on www.thehersheycompany.comExternal Link Disclaimer
Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping products purchased before April 15, 2021 are not included in this recall. No other  Shell Topping flavors or products distributed by Hershey are involved in this situation.
Hershey has instructed all retailers that received the affected product to immediately remove it from store shelves.
There have been no reports of illness or injury to date. The situation arose due to an isolated error at a contract manufacturing facility. Immediate steps were taken to prevent recurrence. Hershey is conducting this recall with the full knowledge and cooperation of the US Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who purchased Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping products after April 15 with lot code 25JSAS1 should not consume the product and should contact Hershey Consumer Relations for a full refund by calling 1-866-528-6848 Monday through Friday from (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST) or visit www.askhershey.comExternal Link Disclaimer.

Frito-Lay Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk In Ruffles All Dressed Potato Chips Distributed Regionally to Sam’s Club

May 5, 2021

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Frito-Lay today issued a voluntary recall of select 16 1/8 oz. bags of Ruffles All DressedPotato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the recalled bags.
The products covered by this recall may have been regionally distributed to Sam’s Club warehouses in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Frito-Lay did not distribute these recalled products to any other retailer.
No other Ruffles products, sizes or flavors are recalled, including bags in Variety Packs.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that certain bags of Ruffles All Dressed Potato Chips were inadvertently filled with another flavor of potato chips, potentially exposing consumers to undeclared milk.
No allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. If consumers have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, they are encouraged not to consume the product and discard it immediately. Frito-Lay has informed the FDA of the action.
Consumers with the product noted above can contact Frito-Lay Consumer Relations at 1-800-352-4477 (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday).
The specific recalled product information is listed below:
Product Description
& Retailer    Size    "UPC Listed on Back of Bag"    Code Date & Manufacturing
Code – Listed on Front of Bag
Along Top Right Side    Representative Image
Ruffles All Dressed Potato Chips
Distributed to Sam’s Club
Warehouses in states listed above    16 1/8 oz.    28400 56520    Both “Guaranteed Fresh” date of
1 JUN 2021
And one of these 9-digit Manufacturing Codes
373205510
473305610
473105610    

Bellisio Foods, Inc. Recalls Beef Pasta Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

May 4, 2021

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WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 – Bellisio Foods, Inc., a Jackson, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 3,927 pounds of not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) spaghetti with meat sauce product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 
The frozen, NRTE spaghetti with meat sauce items were produced April 22, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
•    8.5-oz paperboard tray with lid packages containing “Michelina’s Spaghetti with Meat Sauce” with lot code J1112N8, “BEST BY 22APR2022”, and a UPC code of “7 17854 10503 9” on the bottom label.
The product labels can be viewed here. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 18297” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                  
The problem was discovered when the company determined soy-containing ingredients may have comingled with the recalled product that does not normally contain soy.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Krista Cummings, Consumer Affairs, Bellisio Foods, Inc., at (800) 446-5469 or email kcummings@bellisiofoods.com. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Tom Lindell, Public Relations, Bellisio Foods, Inc., at (612) 305-6149 or email tom.lindell@exponentpr.com.

Bellisio Foods, Inc. Recalls Beef Pasta Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

May 4, 2021

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WASHINGTON, May 4, 2021 – Bellisio Foods, Inc., a Jackson, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 3,927 pounds of not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) spaghetti with meat sauce product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 
The frozen, NRTE spaghetti with meat sauce items were produced April 22, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
•    8.5-oz paperboard tray with lid packages containing “Michelina’s Spaghetti with Meat Sauce” with lot code J1112N8, “BEST BY 22APR2022”, and a UPC code of “7 17854 10503 9” on the bottom label.
The product labels can be viewed here. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 18297” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                  
The problem was discovered when the company determined soy-containing ingredients may have comingled with the recalled product that does not normally contain soy.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Krista Cummings, Consumer Affairs, Bellisio Foods, Inc., at (800) 446-5469 or email kcummings@bellisiofoods.com. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Tom Lindell, Public Relations, Bellisio Foods, Inc., at (612) 305-6149 or email tom.lindell@exponentpr.com.

Russ Davis Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Veggie Pizza

May 4, 2021

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Russ Davis Wholesale of Wadena, Minnesota is voluntarily recalling Veggie Pizza under the Crazy Fresh and Quick & Easy brands as it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or sever sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Crazy Fresh and Quick & Easy brand Veggie Pizza 6.2 oz, in a clear clam shell, sold in grocery stores located in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Product with Sell By dates of 04/20/21 through 05/04/21 are impacted by this Recall.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after the crust supplier notified Russ Davis of the undeclared soy allergen.
Consumer who purchased Veggie Pizza under the brand of Crazy Fresh or Quick & Easy with soy allergies should not consume this product, and direct questions to Customer Service at 1-877-433-2173.

Evolve Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Vanilla Bean and Double Chocolate 4 Pack Protein Shakes

May 1, 2021

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CytoSport, Inc., the manufacturer of Evolve, today announced a voluntary recall of specific lots of Evolve Protein Shakes after a third-party supplier was found to have supplied ingredients cross-contaminated with soy protein. CytoSport is initiating the voluntary recall to protect public health. Consumers that have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of an allergic reaction if they continue to consume the products.
The products being recalled were distributed nationwide through retailers, eCommerce websites and through the www.drinkevolve.comExternal Link Disclaimer website, and are as follows:
Product    Package    MFG Date
Evolve Double Chocolate Protein Shake    11 oz - Tetra Pak cartons sold in 4 pack    12/31/2020
Evolve Double Chocolate Protein Shake    11 oz - Tetra Pak cartons sold in 4 pack    1/1/2021
Evolve Vanilla Bean Protein Shake    11 oz - Tetra Pak cartons sold in 4 pack    12/30/2020
Evolve Vanilla Bean Protein Shake    11 oz - Tetra Pak cartons sold in 4 pack    1/25/2021
Pictures of the products listed above will be available on www.drinkevolve.comExternal Link Disclaimer. There have been no reported illnesses to date.
At this time there are no other Evolve products involved in this situation. All retail outlets effected have been notified to immediately remove effected product from shelves. The company is working closely with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has rectified the issue, but in the meantime is taking these actions out of commitment to and concern for consumers.
Consumers who have purchased any of the above products are urged to dispose of or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. They may also call CytoSport Customer Relations at 1-888-298-6629 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5pm EST.

Hempstead Foodservice Recalls Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

May 1, 2021

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WASHINGTON, May 1, 2021 – Hempstead Foodservice, a Hempstead, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 972 pounds of pork chop products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 
The heat-treated fresh pork chop items were produced on various dates between April 6, 2021 and April 30, 2021. The following products are subject to recall:
•    10-41 lb. carboard boxes containing the product in clear plastic bags with “Hempstead Foodservice” on the box and “PORK CHOPS” marked from the list on the side of the box.
Refer to the link here for additional product information. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 47142” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to grocery stores and restaurants in New York. The products are cooked at these retailers and then further sold to consumers.
The problem was discovered through routine FSIS verification activities.  
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in retailer and consumers’ refrigerators. Retailers who have obtained these products are urged not to sell them. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Any consumers concerned about a cooked or prepared pork chop product they recently purchased should contact the store for further details.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Edgar Puello, Owner, Hempstead Foodservice at (516) 385-1212 or email info@hempsteadfoodservice.com.

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyde

April 30, 2021

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Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc., is voluntarily recalling 5 lots of Scentsational Soaps & Candles scented Hand Sanitizers from the Black and White Collection and Photo Real Collection and 3 lots of Ulta Beauty Collection scented Hand Sanitizer Spray packaged in 3.38 and 3.4 fluid ounce spray bottles, respectively, to the consumer level. See products listed in the table below. These products are being recalled after testing conducted by our firm revealed the presence of methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde. These products were distributed nationwide in the USA through Ulta Beauty, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls retail stores.
Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest the products and adolescents and adults who drink the products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute are most at risk for methanol poisoning. Exposure to benzene can occur through inhalation, oral, and skin. There is a reasonable probability that benzene present at levels above the maximum daily exposure recommendations can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be lifethreatening. Additionally, animal studies have shown that acetaldehyde can possibly cause cancer in humans. To date, the company has not received any reports of adverse reactions related to this recall.
These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The affected bottles of hand sanitizer include a five-digit lot code printed on the bottle near the base or, in the case of the Ulta Beauty Collection product, a five-digit lot code followed by a single letter. The products can be identified by the label, scent, and lot code provided in the table at the end of this release. Photos are also provided at www.scentsational-products.comExternal Link Disclaimer.External Link Disclaimer
Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc., has notified its direct customers by telephone with confirmatory email and asked that they remove the recalled products from commerce immediately if they still had any in inventory.
Consumers, distributors and retailers that have the hand sanitizers which are being recalled should stop using, distributing and/or selling them and return them to the place of purchase.  Ulta Beauty has confirmed it has removed the recalled Ulta Beauty Collection product from its stores and online.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact our Customer Support Desk, 1-855-554-8050, M-F, during business hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.
Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online by regular mail or by fax.
•    Complete and submit the report Online
•    Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
“As the owners of the company, my wife and I want to reassure consumers and our customers that we are doing absolutely everything possible to carry out this recall efficiently and effectively and ensure it does not happen again.” said Steve Morrison of Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc.
Label    Scent    Size    UPC    LOT #    Retailer and States
Ulta Beauty Collection    Fresh Lemon Scented Hand Sanitizer    100.55ml/3.4 fl. oz.    717897092017    20357A, 20358B, 20363C    Ulta Beauty: CA, IL, IN, PA, TX
SS Black and White Collection    Coconut Breeze Black and White Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL)    NO UPC    20252    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA
SS Black and White Collection    Eucalyptus & Mint Black and White Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL)    NO UPC    20248    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA
SS Black and White Collection    Lavender & Herbs Black and White Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL)    NO UPC    20253    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA, VA
SS Black and White Collection    Lemon Zest Black and White Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL)    NO UPC    20255    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA
SS Black and White Collection    SS Tangerine & Guava Black and White Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL)    NO UPC    20254    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA
SS Photo Real Collection    Coconut Breeze Photo Real Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL)    NO UPC    20252    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA
SS Photo Real Collection    Eucalyptus & Mint Photo Real Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL)    NO UPC    20248    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA
SS Photo Real Collection    Lavender & Herbs Photo RealHand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL)    NO UPC    20252    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA, VA
SS Photo Real Collection    Lemon Zest Photo Real Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL)    NO UPC    20255    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA, VA
SS Photo Real Collection    Tangerine & Guava Photo Real Hand Sanitizer    3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL)    NO UPC    20254    TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA

More Than Gourmet, Inc. Recalls Beef And Veal Broth And Stock Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

April 30, 2021

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WASHINGTON, April 24, 2021– More Than Gourmet, Inc., an Akron, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 6,896 pounds of ready-to-eat beef and veal broth and stock products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hydraulic oil, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ready-to-eat broth and stock items were produced on March 1, 2021, April 7, 2021 and April 8, 2021. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]:
•    12-oz plastic squeeze bottle of KITCHEN ACCOMPLICE ORGANIC Beef BONE BROTH Concentrate and lot code MFGA21060A5613, MFGA21060B5613 & MFGA21098B5613 with Use by/Sell by date of 3/1/2023 & 4/8/2023.
•    16-oz. plastic cup of MORE THAN GOURMET Demi-Glace Gold CLASSIC FRENCH DEMI-GLACE and lot code MFGA21097A0205 with Use by/Sell by date of 4/7/2023.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “27446” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retailers and distributors nationwide.     
The problem was discovered by the establishment after identifying a malfunction in a piece of processing equipment.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact More Than Gourmet, Inc. customer service at 800-860-9391 and sales@morethangourmet.com and members of the media can contact Paul Taylor, Vice President at 330-762-6652.

Basic Grain Products, Inc. Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Milk in Caramel Rice Cakes

April 28, 2021

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Basic Grain Products, Inc. in Coldwater, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling 6.56-ounce bags of Kroger and Stop & Shop brand’s Caramel Rice Cakes because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Individuals exhibiting signs or symptoms of foodborne illness or allergies should contact a physician immediately.
The product comes in a 6.5-ounce bag. The Best if Used By or Best Before date (also the Lot Code) is located on the plastic Kwik Lok tag at the top of the bag. Only two lots of the product are affected. The recalled packages bear the following UPC and lot code information:
•    Kroger Caramel Rice Cakes, UPC 0 11110 35792 2, Best if Used By dates DEC1521 and DEC1621, shipped to retail distribution centers in CO, IN and KS. (photos provided below)
•    Stop & Shop Caramel Rice Cakes, UPC 6 88267 07615 2, Best Before date DEC1521, shipped to retail distribution centers in CT and PA. (photos provided below)
The undeclared milk was discovered by internal control systems. This recall is being carried out with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
To date, there have been no reports of illness involving products addressed in this recall.
Customers with a milk allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume it and dispose of it or return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Basic Grain Products’ customer service desk at recall@basicgrain.com, 1-888-386-2075 M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST.

Velvet Ice Cream Recalls Various Products Due to Possible Listeria Risk

April 27, 2021

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Velvet Ice Cream has announced it is voluntarily recalling all of its ice cream and sherbet products made on or after March 24, 2021 as a precaution because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
No illness or injury has been associated with the recalled products, which are being recalled in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The issue was identified as a result of the company’s routine testing.
The products were distributed to Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia through various drug stores, convenience stores and supermarkets. They are packaged in various sizes and containers.
The products were distributed and sold in supermarkets from on or after March 24, 2021 with the following product codes, which can be found at the bottom or side of the container:
Product Code    Item Description
21104    Buehler’s Chocolate Pail
21104    Buehler’s Neapolitan Pail
21104    Buehler’s Vanilla Pail
21089    Discount Drug Mart Chocolate Swirl Pail
21106    Discount Drug Mart Neapolitan 56oz
21095    Discount Drug Mart Strawberry 56
21091    Discount Drug Mart Vanilla 56
21083    Discount Drug Mart Vanilla Pail
21096    North Star Frog Spit
21097    North Star Frog Spit
21098    North Star Frog Spit
21099    North Star Frog Spit
21089    Whale of a Pail Chocolate Fudge Pai
21090    Whale of a Pail Cookies n Cream
21104    Whale of a Pail Neapolitan
21103    Ruggle’s Orange Sherbet Quarts
21104    Whale of a Pail Vanilla Chocolate
21089    Whale of a Pail Vanilla
Product Code    Item Description
21090    Whale of a Pail Vanilla
21090    Super Dip Chocolate Pail
21103    Super Dip Chocolate Swirl Pail
21083    Super Dip Chocolate Swirl Pail
21089    Super Dip Chocolate Swirl Pail
21083    Super Dip Cookie n Cream Pail
21106    Super Dip Neapolitan 56oz
21104    Super Dip Neapolitan Pail
21095    Super Dip Strawberry 56
21106    Super Dip Superfriends 56oz
21091    Super Dip Vanilla 56
21083    Super Dip Vanilla Pail
21103    Super Dip Vanilla Pail
21089    Super Dip Vanilla Pail
21090    Super Dip Vanilla Pail
21106    Super Dip Vanilla/Orange 56oz
21106    Velvet erVanilla Lovers Trio 56oz
21091    Velvet Banana Cream Pie 56
21088    Velvet Birthday Cake 3 gallon
21084    Velvet Black Walnut 3 gallon
21099    Velvet Blackberry Cobbler 56
21095    Velvet Blueberry Cheesecake 56
21095    Velvet Buckeye Brownie 56
21091    Velvet Buckeye Brownie 56
21095    Velvet Buckeye Classic 56
21096    Velvet Buckeye Classic Pint
21102    Velvet Buckeye Sandwich 12/10pk
21096    Velvet Butter Pecan & Cashew Pint
21105    Velvet Campfire Smores 56oz
21100    Velvet Caramel Pecan 56
21106    Velvet Chocolate Pint
21096    Velvet Chocolate Pint
21105    Velvet Cookie Dough Extreme 56oz
21105    Velvet Cookie Dough Extreme 3 gallon
21084    Velvet Cookie n Cream 3 gallon
21092    Velvet Cookies n Cream Pint
21103    Velvet Cotton Candy 3 gallon
21092    Velvet Dutch Chocolate 56
21089    Velvet Dutch Chocolate 3 gallon
21102    Velvet Dutch Chocolate 3 gallon
21099    Velvet Elephant Ear 56
21084    Velvet Elephant Ear 3 gallon
Product Code    Item Description
21092    Velvet Homemade Vanilla 56
21105    Velvet Homemade Vanilla 56oz
21100    Velvet Kentucky Praline Pecan 56
21085    Velvet Lime Sherbet Quart
21103    Velvet Lime Sherbet Quarts
21091    Velvet Mint Chocolate Chip 56
21102    Velvet Mint Chocolate Chip 3 gallon
21091    Velvet Moose Tracks 56
21095    Velvet Moose Tracks 56
21096    Velvet Moose Tracks Pint
21092    Velvet Olde Tyme Vanilla 56
21105    Velvet Olde Tyme Vanilla 56oz
21102    Velvet Olde Tyme Vanilla 3 gallon
21084    Velvet Orange Sherbet 3 gallon
21085    Velvet Orange Sherbet Quart
21103    Velvet Orange Sherbet Quarts
21091    Velvet Original Vanilla 56
21084    Velvet Original Vanilla 3 gallon
21089    Velvet Original Vanilla 3 gallon
21100    Velvet Original Vanilla 3 gallon
21102    Velvet Original Vanilla 3 gallon
21084    Velvet Pineapple Sherbet 3 gallon
21084    Velvet Pineapple Sherbet Quart
21085    Velvet Pineapple Sherbet Quart
21103    Velvet Pineapple Sherbet Quarts
21103    Velvet Rainbow Sherbet 3 gallon
21103    Velvet Rainbow Sherbet Quarts
21085    Velvet Raspberry Sherbet Quart
21084    Velvet Sea Salt Caramel Toffee 3 gallon
21099    Velvet Summertime Peach 56
21099    Velvet Summertime Peach 3 gallon
21084    Velvet Summertime Peach 3 gallon
21092    Velvet Triple Chocolate Chunk 56
21100    Velvet Vanilla Bean 3 gallon
21088    Velvet Vanilla Pint
21106    Velvet Vanilla Pint
“We’re conducting this voluntary recall in cooperation with the FDA out of consideration for the wellbeing and safety of our customers and consumers,” said Velvet Ice Cream CEO Luconda Dager. “We continue to be committed to serving consumers with high quality ice cream and sherbet products.”
Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should dispose of it immediately or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact Velvet Ice Cream at 800-589-5000 x237 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Or visit its website at www.velveticecream.com/contact-usExternal Link Disclaimer.

Super World Trading Inc. Recalls Ineligible Ready-To-Eat Siluriformes Products Imported From China

April 23, 2021

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WASHINGTON, April 23, 2021 – Super World Trading Inc., a Brooklyn, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 26,270 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) imported Siluriformes products. The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country ineligible to export processed Siluriformes products to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 
The following products are subject to recall, regardless of the product date: 
•    4.23 oz. (120g) plastic tray and cover packages containing “Golden Spoon Hot Pot Fish Chips”.
Refer to the label link here for additional product information. The products do not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and wholesale locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered during a routine FSIS surveillance activity of imported products. China is eligible to import raw Siluriformes products into the United States, but not processed or RTE Siluriformes products.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that consumers may still be in possession of the product. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Ling Cho, Admin Asst., Super World Trading Inc., at (718) 381-5659 or email superworldtrading@yahoo.com.

Wolfies Roasted Nut Co. Issues Voluntary Recall of its Crunchy Cheddar & Jalapeno Nuts

April 23, 2021

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Wolfies Roasted Nut Co. in Findlay, Ohio is voluntarily recalling its Crunchy Cheddar & Jalapeno Nuts due to an undeclared milk allergen. This recall has been initiated due to the ingredient label not stating a milk allergen. Products were packaged in either a 5 oz, 14 oz, 28 oz black rice paper stand up pouch or an 80 oz clear poly bag labeled “Cheddar & Jalapeno” with a Wolfies Roasted Nuts label. Products were available for sale at the following locations in Ohio:
•    Wolfies Roasted Nuts & Deli, Findlay
•    Another Wolfies, Findlay
•    Southside Wolfies, Findlay
•    Brinkman’s Country Corner, Findlay
•    Great Scot Supermarkets, Findlay (both locations)
•    Dietsch Brothers, Findlay (both locations)
•    Bowling Green Beer Works, Bowling Green
•    Brooky’s Express, Ottawa
•    Cigars N Stuff, Findlay
•    Coffee Amici, Findlay
•    Continental Plaza, Wauseon
•    Homestead Collection, Findlay
•    Hometown Market Place, Carey
•    Millers Meats, Findlay
•    Moose Lodge #698, Findlay
•    Smoke-N-Stuff, Findlay
•    West End Tavern, Findlay
•    West Side Carryout, Findlay
The issue was discovered during a routine inspection conducted by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). There have been no reports of illness involving products addressed in this recall; however, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Individuals exhibiting signs or symptoms of food-borne illness or allergies should contact a physician immediately.
Customers with a milk allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to Wolfies Roasted Nut Co. for a replacement. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Wolfies Roasted Nut Co. at 419-423-1355.

Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Because of Possible Health Risk

April 20, 2021

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Guan’s Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (Product of China) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled products were distributed from CA, NY, PA through produce distributors or wholesalers to retail stores nationwide.
The Enoki comes in a 200g/7.05ounces, clear plastic package with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English, Korean and French, and Guan’s logo in the front.  At the back, there is UPC code: 810023170303.  Product code is RY3428A or RY3434A in the front bottom.
The product is being shipped in a white cardboard box with 25 pcs of 200g.  The box contains Guan’s logo in blue color and product code RY3428A or RY3434A.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 200g package of Enoki.
The distribution of the product has been suspended.
Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with question may contact the company at 323.223.1188. 

Creative Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Hazelnut, Peanut And Barley (Gluten) In Two Coffee Substitute Gluten-Free Products

April 17, 2021

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Creative Foods Inc. of Prineville, Oregon is recalling two products, Bueno Coffee Substitute Creamy Hazelnut and Bueno Coffee Substitute Pecan Praline. They both may contain undeclared peanut, hazelnut, and/or barley (gluten). While any gluten-containing product can cause health problems for individuals with celiac disease and other gluten sensitivities. People who have hazelnut or peanut allergy run a risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Bueno Coffee Substitute Creamy Hazelnut product contains undeclared peanut and hazelnut. Bueno Coffee Substitute Pecan Praline product contains undeclared peanut and barley (which contains gluten). We are recalling all products that have a sell by date of April 8, 2023 or earlier.
Both products have been distributed to stores nationwide for more than 20 years, with the last distribution date of April 8, 2021.
The Bueno Coffee Creamy Hazelnut, UPC 679345100203, is in a matt/white gusseted coffee bag that is 9” tall by 3” wide by 2” deep. It contains 7 ounces of product. The front label has a coffee cup with the brand name Bueno Coffee on the front. The top of the label says, “Bueno Coffee Substitute”, smaller letters under this say, “Garbanzo Coffee”. The back label falsely declares that the product is gluten free and the ingredient list declares “Just Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas) and natural hazelnut flavoring”.
The Bueno Coffee Creamy Pecan Praline, UPC 679345100104, is in a brown kraft gusseted coffee bag with a purple label. It is 9” tall by 3” wide by 2” deep and contains 7 ounces of product. On the front label it has a coffee cup with the brand name Bueno Coffee. The top of the label says, “Bueno Coffee Substitute”, smaller letters under this say, “Garbanzo Coffee”. In the middle of the label the product flavor “Pecan Praline” is displayed. The back label falsely declares that the product is gluten free and the ingredient list declares “Simply garbanzo beans and natural flavoring”.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Coffee Substitute Gluten-Free products containing hazelnut, peanut and barley (gluten containing grain) were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of these allergens.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Consumers who have hazelnut or peanut allergy or are sensitive to gluten are urged not to consume the recalled products and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company via email at buenocoffee@gmail.com or call 541-788-2836, 9 am-4:00 pm PST, Monday-Friday.

Jule’s Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of Jule’s Foods Products Because of Possible Health Risk

April 22, 2021

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Jule’s Foods of Carlsbad, CA is voluntarily recalling all Jule’s Foods products, because the product was potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
Products include:
Jule’s Cashew Brie (Classic)
UPC: 860388001507 - all expiration dates
Jule’s Truffle Cashew Brie
UPC: 860388001514 - all expiration dates
Jule’s Black Garlic Cashew Brie
UPC: 860388001552 - all expiration dates
Jule’s Artichoke Spinach Dip
UPC: 860388001569 - all expiration dates
Jule’s Vegan Ranch Dressing
UPC: 860388001521 - all expiration dates
To date, FDA has preliminary confirmation of Salmonella in brie products containing cashews. We are working with the FDA to isolate the source of the pathogen in samples which were collected by the California Department of Public Health. Jule's Foods is issuing this recall in connection with a Salmonella outbreak under investigation by the FDA and CDC.
Products were distributed to primarily independently owned grocery stores in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas as well as direct to consumer. Jule’s Foods Brie products are 6 ounces and wrapped in white cheese paper. A full list of stores is available at www.JulesFoods.netExternal Link Disclaimer.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating a contaminated product. Most people recover without treatment. In rare circumstances, infection can produce more severe illness and require hospitalization. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
Production of these products has been suspended while the FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.
Please do not consume the product and immediately dispose of the product or return to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company via email at jules@julesveganfoods.com or telephone at (310) 980-4697 between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. PDT.

Lake Champlain Chocolates Voluntarily Recalls Mr. Goodtime Bunny With Best By Date 11/20/2021 for Undeclared Almonds

April 15, 2021

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Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC) is issuing a public alert and a voluntary recall on a mis-labeled Mr. Goodtime Bunny with a Best By date of 11/20/21 that may have been purchased between 2/22/21-3/25/21. LCC is issuing this recall after a consumer reported that the product contained almonds, which were not declared on the label.
Any consumer who has a known nut allergy and purchased the Mr. Goodtime Bunny with a Best By date of 11/20/21 should not consume this product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or a life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Consumers with a mislabeled bunny may request a replacement. To date, no consumers have reported injuries or illnesses.
This product was distributed through 16 retailers in 9 states, through the company’s website and its 750 Pine Street Retail Store in Burlington, Vermont. Affected states include: CA, CT, MA, NH, NY, RI, TX, VT, VA.
Affected items detail:
Only customers who purchased a bunny that looks like the image in the link below with the corresponding label are affected by this recall.
The Country Bunny Basket may contain the affected bunny. See below for image of the Country Bunny Basket.
The FDA has been informed of this voluntary recall and will post this notice on their website.
Lake Champlain Chocolates is committed to quality products and consumer safety and is taking aggressive corrective action to prevent the need for any future recalls of its products. It emphasizes that no other LCC products or batch codes were affected.
Lake Champlain Chocolates apologizes for any inconvenience to its customers. Customer service will be available 8:30am-5pm, EST, Monday-Friday to answer any questions regarding this recall.

Church & Dwight Initiates Voluntary Recall of Select Vitamins Due to Isolated Manufacturing Issue

April 20, 2021

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EWING, N.J – Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) initiated a voluntary recall of select vitafusion gummy products after the Company’s investigation of two consumer reports identified the possible presence of a metallic mesh material in product lots manufactured in a four-day period between October 29 and November 3, 2020. The Company is not aware of any reports of consumer illness or injury to-date. In some severe cases, ingesting a metallic material could lead to damage of the digestive tract.
Church & Dwight is coordinating closely with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and following all relevant protocols. The recalled gummy vitamin products are listed below with the Universal Product Code (UPC) and Lot Code. No other products are included in this recall. These products were distributed to in-store and e-commerce retailers from November 13, 2020 through April 9, 2021.
Consumers who have purchased one of the products listed below should stop consumption immediately. Please call our dedicated Consumer Affairs team at +1 (800) 981-4710 before disposing of the product, and we will provide a full refund. Any additional questions can also be directed to our Consumer Affairs team Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm ET. In the event of illness or injury, consumers can contact Safety Call at +1 (888) 234-1828.
RECALLED PRODUCT LIST
Reference to identify affected plastic bottled gummy vitamin products via Universal Product Code (UPC) and Lot Code.
How to identify affected product UPC and Lot Code.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. founded in 1846, is located in Ewing, New Jersey. For more information, visit the Company’s website at ChurchDwight.comExternal Link Disclaimer.

Shearer’s Foods LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Raley’s Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips

April 19, 2021

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Shearer’s Foods LLC of Massillon, OH is voluntarily recalling two lots of 9.5 ounce bags of “Raley’s Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips,” because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Raley’s Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips were distributed at Raley’s retail stores in: CA
The product comes in a 9.5 ounce bag. Only two lots of the product are affected. The recalled packages bear the following UPC and Sell By”/lot code information:
UPC 10046567025466
Sell By    Sell By
08 2 21
06109805    05 17 21
06102005
There have been no reports of illness.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have purchased 9.5 ounce packaged of Raley’s Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips with the “Sell By” dates at issue are urged not to eat the product and to return it to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact a Shearer’s representative Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm EST at 1-800-428-6843.

Durisan Announces a Voluntary Recall Expansion of its Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer

April 16, 2021

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Sanit Technologies LLC d/b/a Durisan announces a voluntary recall expansion of its Durisan Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer, NonAlcohol products in various sizes listed to now include products that have not yet expired. The products are being recalled due to out of specification microbial contamination. The issue was discovered during a routine audit.
To date, no reports of adverse reactions or customer complaints have been reported related to this recall.
The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available.
Use of a hand sanitizer contaminated with Burkholderia contaminans, generally considered to be of low virulence, can range from no reaction to possible infections in a person with a hand wound or scrapes because the bacteria could enter the bloodstream, especially in patients with compromised immune systems.
The product is packaged in sizes ranging from 18mL credit cards, to bottles sized in 118, 236, 300 and 550 mL and 1000mL wall mounted dispenser refills. 
Durisan Antimicrobial Solutions Hand Sanitizer Sizes With the Following Identification
Volume mL    Volume oz.    UPC    NDC
18    0.61    8 52379 00614 1    71120-112-01
118    4    8 52379 00634 9    71120-112-10
236    8    8 52379 00635 6    71120-112-11
300    10    8 52379 00697 4    71120-112-08
550    18.59    8 52379 00620 2    71120-112-06
1000    33.81    8 52379 00610 3    71120-112-05
The list of the lot numbers of the subject products, which have a 24-month expiration, is included in the link below.
Durisan has provided written notification to its distributors and retailers and is alerting customers via this voluntary recall. Consumers that have the product are advised to contact Durisan to return it.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Durisan at 941-351-9114, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Eastern time, Monday through Friday or by email at customerservice@durisan.com.

Blount Fine Foods Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount (a Single Lot) of Lobster Bisque Due to Possible Undeclared Egg Allergen

April 16, 2021

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Blount Fine Foods announced that, in partnership with the FDA, it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount (a single lot—2,987 cases total) of 16 oz. Panera at Home Lobster Bisque due to potential contamination with an undeclared egg allergen. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16 oz. Panera at Home Lobster Bisque cups produced with lot number 030821-11K and “Use By” date of 5/17/2021. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of grocery-retail stores; it is NOT sold at any Panera bakery-cafe.
This voluntary recall is limited only to 16 oz. Panera at Home Lobster Bisque. No other Panera Bread, Panera at Home or Blount products are affected by this voluntary recall. No illness complaints have been reported to date in connection with this recall. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled product is listed below. Consumers can find lot number and “Use By” date on the bottom of each package.
UPC Code    Item    “Use By” Date    Lot Number
077958690300    Panera Lobster Bisque, 16oz    5/17/2021    030821-11K
A limited quantity of this product was distributed across 20 states which include: CA, CO, GA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NE, NJ, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, WI.
Consumers can contact Blount Fine Foods Customer Care at 1-866-674-4519 for additional information Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM Eastern Standard Time. Additionally, consumers who have purchased the specific recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit www.blountfinefoods.com/recallExternal Link Disclaimer for product reimbursement.

Jose Madrid Salsa Issues a Voluntary Recall Due to an Undeclared Anchovy Allergen

April 16, 2021

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Jose Madrid Salsa in Zanesville, Ohio is voluntarily recalling its Strawberry Mild salsa, packaged in 13oz glass jars, due to an undeclared anchovy allergen.  
Products were available for sale from 3/26/2018-3/29/2021 at farmers markets, josemadridsalsa.comExternal Link Disclaimer and at the following retail locations:
Collins Greenhouse, Mount Vernon, OH    Oberlin IGA, Oberlin, OH
Cornell’s Foods, Huron, OH    Prater’s Highway Market, Adams Mills, OH
Edinberg Corner Store, Rootstown, OH    Ridgewood General Store, West Lafayette, OH
Fields Grocery, West Mansfield, OH    Sweet Berry Fresh Market, Wickliffe, OH
Lancaster Greenhouse, Lancaster, OH    Weiland’s Market, Columbus, OH
Maser’s Farm Market, Powell, OH    Zagara’s Marketplace, Cleveland Hts, OH
The issue was discovered during a routine inspection conducted by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. There have been no reports of illness involving the product addressed in this recall, however, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to anchovy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Individuals exhibiting signs or symptoms of foodborne illness or allergies should contact a physician immediately.
Customers with an anchovy allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it immediately and contact Jose Madrid Salsa for a replacement jar. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Matthew Harlin at 740-521-4304.

JBS USA Food Company Recalls Imported Boneless Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

April 16, 2021

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WASHINGTON, April 16, 2021 – JBS USA Food Company, a Greeley, Colo. firm and Importer of Record, is recalling approximately 4,860 pounds of imported boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The raw, frozen, boneless beef products were imported on or around Nov. 10, 2020 and distributed for further processing. The following products are subject to recall [View Label (PDF Only)]:
•    60-lb. cardboard boxes containing “95CL BONELESS BEEF PRODUCT OF AUSTRALIA” with “PACKED ON: 02-SEP-20” and Australian “EST. 4” on the packaging label.
The products were shipped to distributors and further processors in New York and Pennsylvania.
The problem was discovered when FSIS collected a routine product sample that confirmed positive for the presence of E. coli O157:H7. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider. E. coli O157:H7 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps 2–8 days (3–4 days, on average) after exposure the organism. While most people recover within a week, some develop a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). This condition can occur among persons of any age but is most common in children under 5-years old and older adults. It is marked by easy bruising, pallor, and decreased urine output. Persons who experience these symptoms should seek emergency medical care immediately.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in cold storage at distributor or further processor locations. Distributors and further processors who received these products are urged not to utilize them.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
FSIS advises all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only consume whole cuts of beef that have been cooked to a temperature of 145 °F with a 3-minute rest time and ground beef to 160 °F. The only way to confirm that beef is cooked to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a food thermometer that measures internal temperature, https://www.fsis.usda.gov/safetempchart.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mr. Kim Holzner, Head of JBS Imports, at Kim.Holzner@jbssa.com. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Ms. Nikki Richardson, Director of Communications for JBS USA Food Company, at Nikki.Richardson@jbssa.com.

Olymel S.E.C./L.P. Recalls Ready-to-Eat Ham Products Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination

April 15, 2021

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WASHINGTON, APRIL 15, 2021 – Olymel S.E.C./L.P., a Quebec, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 6,804 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ham items were packaged on November 5, 2020. The following products are subject to recall [View Labels (PDF Only)]:
•    12-lb. plastic film vacuum package of “Celebrity EXTRA LEAN IMPORTED HAM 98% FAT FREE” with product codes “20309 11 – 91”, “20309 21 – 91”, “20309 31 – 91” or “20309 51 – 91” printed on the side of the packaging.
The products subject to recall bear Canadian establishment number 180 inside the Canadian inspection mark located below the ingredient list. These items were shipped to distributors in California for further distribution for institutional use.
The problem was discovered when FSIS collected a routine product import sample that confirmed positive for the presence of Salmonella Enteritidis¬¬¬. The product subject to recall was determined by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to be associated with the FSIS positive sample result.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. 
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 6 hours to 6 days after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Richard Vigneault, Media Relations for Olymel S.E.C./L.P., at (514) 497-1385 or rvigneau@videotron.ca. Members of the media can also contact Lennert Berg, COO for Atalanta Corp., at (908) 372-6064. Consumers with questions can also contact Glenn Gaus, Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance for Atalanta Corp., at (908) 845-2079.

Torn & Glasser Recalls Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans Because of Undeclared Walnut Allergen

April 13, 2021

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Torn & Glasser of Los Angeles, CA is recalling 7464 units of dark chocolate espresso beans due to an undeclared allergen. The dark chocolate walnuts were mislabeled as “dark chocolate espresso beans”. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The mislabeled dark chocolate espresso beans were sold at Kroger divisions in the following 30 states under the banners (Kroger, Arlan’s, Fred Meyer, Smiths, Food For Less. Fry’s Food Stores, Ralphs, Dillons, Roundy’s Chicago, Roundy’s Mariano’s) beginning March 3rd, 2021.
Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Product affected by this recall is listed below.
UPC#    Description    LOT#    Expiration Date
0 72488 99868 1    Torn & Glasser Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans with green leaf logo on top 12 OZ TUBS    777739    Best if used by: 11/19/2021
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing walnuts was packaged in a container that the top label listed Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans and the bottom label listed Dark Chocolate Walnuts. Subsequent investigation indicates that the wrong label was used by Production personnel.
Customers who purchased the above list of products with associated lot are urged to destroy the product and/or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (213) 627-6496 Monday – Friday 7:00AM – 4:00PM or 1622 East Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90021

Voluntary Recall of Hostess® SnoBalls® Due to Undeclared Allergen

April 10, 2021

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Hostess Brands, LLC (”Hostess Brands“) has become aware that certain Hostess® SnoBalls® were inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess® Chocolate CupCakes and the packaging does not list ”coconut“, an ingredient in SnoBalls®, as an allergen. Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling the following SnoBalls® manufactured on March 13, 2021:
Product    Item UPC    Batch    Best By Date
Hostess® SnoBalls® (single-serve)    888109010096    I031221000    May 27, 2021
The products were sold to convenience stores, dollar stores, and distributors throughout the United States. No injuries or illnesses have been reported to date. Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to discontinue consumption and contact the place of purchase about returning them for a full refund.
No other varieties of Hostess® SnoBalls® are affected.
Consumers with questions may contact 1-800-483-7253 and also visit www.hostesscakes.comExternal Link Disclaimer.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Turkey Products Linked to Salmonella Hadar Illness

April 10, 2021

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WASHINGTON, APRIL 10, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for approximately 211,406 pounds of raw ground turkey products, produced by Plainville Brands, LLC, a Pennsylvania establishment, due to concerns the products may have caused Salmonella Hadar illness. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.
 FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Retail locations that may receive returned product from consumers should destroy this product immediately.
The raw ground turkey products were produced on December 18, 2020 through December 29, 2020. The following products are subject to the public health alert:
•    1-lb. packages of Nature’s Promise Free from 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/1/21, 1/3/21,1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
•    1-lb. packages of Wegman 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/3/21, 1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
•    3-lb. packages of Wegman 94% LEAN | 6% FAT Ground Turkey with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/3/21, 1/4/21, 1/8/21 and 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
•    1-lb. packages of Plainville Farms Ground White Turkey 93% | 7% Fat with Use by/freeze/sell by date of 1/10/21 on the front of the package.
The products bear establishment number EST. P-244 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
FSIS and its public health partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of 28 Salmonella Hadar illnesses in 12 states with onset dates ranging from December 28, 2020 through March 4, 2021. The traceback investigation for one case patient identified the patient consumed ground turkey produced by Plainville Brands, LLC. An intact, unopened package of Plainville Brands’ ground turkey collected from this case-patient’s home tested positive for Salmonella Hadar and was closely related genetically to the sample from the patient. Evidence collected to date does not link all illnesses to this establishment. Based on the continuing investigation, additional product from other establishments may be involved. FSIS continues to work with CDC and state and local public health partners on this investigation and will provide updated information as it becomes available.
Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated product. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Most people recover without treatment. In some persons, however, the diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. Older adults, infants, and persons with weakened immune systems are more likely to develop a severe illness. Individuals concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider.
FSIS advises all consumers to safely prepare their raw meat products, including fresh and frozen, and only consume raw ground turkey that has been cooked to a temperature of 165°F. The only way to confirm the poultry item is cooked to a temperature high enough to kill harmful bacteria is to use a food thermometer that measures internal temperature, https://www.fsis.usda.gov/safetempchart.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Yusef Robb at (323)384-1789 or by email at yusef@tkCommunicationsLLC.com.
Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to MPHotline@usda.gov. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.
https://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls-alerts/fsis-issues-public-health-alert-raw-ground-turkey-products-linked-salmonella-hadar

Glutenull Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies

April 7, 2021

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Glutenull Bakery of Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada is recalling Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies 11oz/320g, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Product was distributed in WA and OR in retail stores such as Whole Foods Market and Market of Choice.
The Glutenull Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies product is packaged in clear plastic clamshell container with paper sleeve, net wt. 11 oz / 320g, and has the UPC 628451529132. The recalled product has all lots with the expiration dates 06/10/2021 to and including EXP 08/20/2021. No illnesses have been reported to date, no customer complaints.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that vegan chocolate used in the product Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies had traces of milk proteins which occurred due to cross contamination at the chocolate supplier’s facility. The Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies were distributed in packaging that did not include “may contain milk” statement.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have purchased Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at info@glutenull.com by email or call us directly at +1(604) 777-5596, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm PST.
Now Glutenull Bakery is making their own in house made chocolate (vegan, gluten free, non-GMO, HAACP certified) to eliminate any possible risk of cross contamination of milk. The new chocolate is now being used in Glutenull Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies and distributed to stores. See link for the chocolate production below: https://youtu.be/ZjgGimzKyK8

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Chorizo Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

April 5, 2021

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EDITOR’S NOTE: FSIS updated the release the same day of issue to reflect product poundage.
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for for approximately 39 pounds of raw ground chorizo sausage products due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard pieces of crystalline material. FSIS is issuing this public health alert out of the utmost of caution to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.
The fresh and frozen raw ground chorizo sausage items were produced on March 8, 2021 by Century Oak Packing Company, an establishment in Mt. Angel, Ore. The following product is subject to the public health alert:
•    1-lb. packages containing “Lonely Lane Farms Family Farm Since 1939 OREGON RAISED Chorizo Sausage” and product ID 21067-6.
The products bear establishment number “EST. M40256” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold at a farmer’s market and also shipped to retail locations in Oregon.                                 
The problem was discovered when the firm received three consumer complaints reporting findings of hard pieces of crystalline material in the product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers or both. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions can contact Century Oak Packing at 503-845-4180. Members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Evelyn Shop, Media and Communications Director at Century Oak Packing at (718) 772-2350.

Rong Shing Trading Inc. Recalls Ineligible Beef Products Imported from China

April 2, 2021

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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2021, Rong Shing Trading Inc., a Brooklyn, N.Y. firm, doing business as Double R Trading Inc., is recalling approximately 3,365 pounds of Chinese style hot pot base products containing beef tallow. The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country ineligible to export beef to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The Chinese style hot pot base products were imported on or around February 14, 2020. The following products are subject to recall:
•    450g Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 52° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a Sell By date of January 29, 2022 on the label.
 
•    300g Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 45° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a Sell By date of June 30, 2021 on the label.
The product labels are written in the Chinese language. Refer to the label link here for additional product information. The products do not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.                            
The issue was identified after FSIS received a consumer complaint.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ homes. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Harris Teeter Announces Voluntary Recall of Fresh Foods Market Cookies & Crème Cakes Due to Undeclared Hazelnut

March 31, 2021

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Harris Teeter announced today the voluntary recall of Fresh Foods Market items due to undeclared hazelnut.
The items included in the recall are:
Harris Teeter Fresh Foods Market 8-inch Three-Layer Cookies & Creme Cake UPC: 0007203695224
Harris Teeter Fresh Foods Market Cookies & Creme Cake Halves UPC: 0007203695846
Harris Teeter Fresh Foods Market Cookies & Creme Cake Slices UPC: 0007203695862
Upon notification of this recall by its supplier, Rise Baking Company, Harris Teeter promptly removed the product from its shelves.
Shoppers who purchased one or more of these items and have an allergy or sensitivity to hazelnut should not consume them. Instead, they should return items to Harris Teeter for a full refund.
Harris Teeter is using transactional data to identify shoppers who may have purchased the product as well as listing complete information on the homepage of harristeeter.com.
Of the nearly 29,000 transactions which occurred within the recall timeframe, Harris Teeter has initiated contact with 27,317 shoppers by phone and/or email using loyalty card data to inform them of the recall.

Sabra Dipping Company Issues Limited Voluntary Recall of a Single SKU of Classic Hummus

March 31, 2021

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Sabra Dipping Company, LLC announced that, in partnership with the FDA, it is voluntarily recalling approximately 2,100 cases of 10 oz Classic Hummus because it was potentially contaminated with Salmonella, that was discovered by a routine screen of a single tub by the FDA. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 10 oz Classic Hummus produced on Friday, February 10, 2021 between the hours of 6:00 PM and 12:00 midnight with a “Best Before” date of April 26.
The voluntary recall is limited only to 10 oz Classic Hummus. No other Sabra products are affected by this recall. This product was distributed to 16 states. The product is over halfway through its shelf life. It’s unlikely you’ll find this product on the shelf. No illnesses or consumer complaints have been reported to date in connection with this recall.
The recalled product is listed below. Consumers can find time stamp and “Best Before” date on the top of each package.
UPC    Item    Best Before    PRODUCTION DATE/TIME STAMP
300067    Classic Hummus, 10oz    4/26/21    On: Feb 10
Between: 18:00:27 and 23:49:00
The product was distributed in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
Consumers can contact Sabra Consumer Relations at 1-866-265-6761 for additional information Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM Eastern Standard Time. Additionally, consumers who have purchased the specific recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit www.sabrahummusrecall.comExternal Link Disclaimer for product reimbursement.

EXPANDED RECALL: Avanza Pasta, LLC Recalls Beef and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

March 31, 2021

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Editor’s note: This recall was updated on March 29, 2021 to reflect changes to the products included in the recall. Additional products and labels have been added to the linked documents.
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2021 – Avanza Pasta, LLC., an Evanston, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,847 pounds of meat and poultry pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The meat and poultry ravioli and tortellini items were produced on various dates from October 5, 2019 through March 12, 2021. The products subject to recall can be found here:
The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number nor the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants, distributors, and retail locations in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.                         
The problem was discovered by FSIS during in-commerce surveillance activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Pavlos Loumbroukos, Operations Manager for Avanza Pasta, LLC., at (847) 584-2891.

Trident Seafoods Recalling Pacific Salmon Burger

March 27, 2021

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Trident Seafoods Corporation is issuing a voluntary recall of a single lot number of Pacific Salmon Burgers, Net Wt. 3 lbs. (48 oz.), because it may contain small pieces of metal. Consumption of these products may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury. If you have any remaining product with Lot Number GC101431 and a Best By 01/14/2023, please discontinue use and return item to your local Costco for a full refund.
There have been no reports of injury or illness related to the recalled products to date, however anyone concern about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. The source of the small pieces of metal hasn’t been identified yet. Trident Seafoods takes food safety very seriously and is investigating this situation thoroughly.
For additional information, please contact our Consumer Affairs Team, at 1-866-413-4749, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST, or via email to consumeraffairs@tridentseafoods.com.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Trident Seafoods Recalling Pacific Salmon Burger

March 27, 2021

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Trident Seafoods Corporation is issuing a voluntary recall of a single lot number of Pacific Salmon Burgers, Net Wt. 3 lbs. (48 oz.), because it may contain small pieces of metal. Consumption of these products may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury. If you have any remaining product with Lot Number GC101431 and a Best By 01/14/2023, please discontinue use and return item to your local Costco for a full refund.
There have been no reports of injury or illness related to the recalled products to date, however anyone concern about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. The source of the small pieces of metal hasn’t been identified yet. Trident Seafoods takes food safety very seriously and is investigating this situation thoroughly.
For additional information, please contact our Consumer Affairs Team, at 1-866-413-4749, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST, or via email to consumeraffairs@tridentseafoods.com.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Kareem Mart Recalls “Halva” Because of Possible Health Risk

March 26, 2021

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Kareem Mart of Garden City, MI,is recalling its 1lb and 2lb Kareem Chef brand “Halva”, “Halva with Pistachio”, and “Halva with Chocolate” food treats because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, producing more severe illnesses infections.
The recalled “Halva” were distributed through Mediterranean food stores and wholesalers in Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.  Between March 2020 to Feb 2021.
Please do not consume the product and immediately dispose of the product or return to 32816 Manor Park Garden City MI 48135. Or to the place of purchase. And send us a note to the email: recalls@kareemmart.com with the return receipt and product purchase date for a full refund.
The products come in 1lb and 2lb plastic tubs. There is only one lot distributed.
With Best Before 07-01-2022.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing from samples in the stores by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).
Production of the product has been suspended while the FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.

Durisan Hand Sanitizer Recall Due to Microbial Contamination

March 25, 2021

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Sanit Technologies LLC d/b/a Durisan announces a voluntary recall of the lots listed in the table below of Durisan Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer, Non-Alcohol products in various sizes listed. The products are being recalled due to microbial contamination. Specifically, out of specification results for bacterial count for Burkholderia cepacia complex and Ralstonia pickettii. The issue was discovered during a routine audit focused on production scale-up during the height of the pandemic.
Durisan Antimicrobial Solutions Hand Sanitizer Sizes With the Following Identification
Volume mL    Volume oz.    UPC    NDC
18    0.61    8 52379 00614 1    71120-112-01
118    4    8 52379 00634 9    71120-112-10
236    8    8 52379 00635 6    71120-112-11
300    10    8 52379 00697 4    71120-112-08
550    18.59    8 52379 00620 2    71120-112-06
1000    33.81    8 52379 00610 3    71120-112-05

Lot Numbers
DHS030920A1-A    DHS051420A1-S
DHS030920A2-S    DHS051420A1-S
DHS030920A3-S    DHS052020B1-S
DHS031020A4-S    DHS052020C1-S
DHS031020A5-3    DHS052220B1-S
DHS031020A6-S    DHS052620B1-S
DHS031020A7-S    DHS052720C1-S
DHS031020A8-S    DHS052720D1-S
DHS031120A1-S    DHS052820B1-S
DHS031120A2-S    DHS052820C1-S
DHS031120A3-S    DHS052820D1-S
DHS031120A4-S    DHS060120A1-S
DHS031120A5-S    DHS060220A1-S
To date, no reports of adverse reactions or customer complaints have been reported related to this recall.
The product was packaged in sizes ranging from 18mL credit cards, to bottles sized in 118, 236, 300 and 550 mL and 1000mL wall mounted dispenser refills. Pictures are available in the attached related file.
Use of a hand sanitizer contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia complex and Ralstonia pickettii, can range from no reaction to serious infections in a person with a hand wound or scrapes because the bacteria could enter the bloodstream, especially in patients with compromised immune systems. Health care professionals who use this contaminated hand sanitizer and tend to an at-risk patient, such as one with cystic fibrosis, could lead to adverse events ranging from a localized infection to lung or bloodstream infections, which could require patient hospitalization.
The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available. The product can be identified by examples of the product labels below. The product was manufactured from Feb. 1, 2020 until June 30, 2020, and distributed to selected retailers nationwide in the United States.
Durisan has provided written notification to its distributors and retailers and is alerting customers via this voluntary recall. Consumers that have the product which is being recalled are advised to destroy it immediately.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Durisan at 941-351-9114, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Eastern time, Monday through Friday or by e-mail at customerservice@durisan.com. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this drug.

GK Foods USA Announces Voluntary Recall of a Batch of La Fe Peppers and Onions

March 25, 2021

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GraceKennedy Foods (USA) LLC (GK Foods USA) has announced a voluntary recall of a batch of its La Fe Peppers and Onions, due to the probable presence of extraneous material.
Derrick Reckord, President and CEO of GK Foods USA, owner of the La Fe brand, explained that the Voluntary Class 2 Recall has been initiated because there possibly could be small pieces of blue plastic in the product. If consumed, these plastic pieces could cause adverse health consequences. A Class 2 recall is issued when there is a remote probability of adverse health effects from the consumption of a product.
Mr. Reckord went on to say that there have been no reports of any adverse health issues associated with the affected product to date, and that GK Foods USA was recalling the entire batch out of an abundance of caution.
The batch of La Fe Peppers and Onions being recalled by Grace Foods USA comprises of 187 cases of the product which has been distributed in the North-East USA only. The product is included in La Fe’s vegetable blends category, and more details on the batch being recalled can be found below:
•    Brand/Product – La Fe Peppers & Onions
•    Net Weight – 16oz
•    Batch Number – Lot # KR043021
•    Best Before Date: March 2023
The best before dates and batch number can be found on the back panel of the packaging, close to the universal product code (UPC) bar code.
Consumers who purchased La Fe Peppers and Onions bearing the above best before dates and corresponding batch number, should not consume them. Instead, they should return the product to the point of purchase, where they will be refunded in full for the item(s) purchased.
“GK Foods USA wishes to assure consumers that their safety is always considered paramount. Providing safe, high quality products remains our number one priority,” Mr Reckord said. He also emphasized that the voluntary recall does not include any other batches of La Fe Peppers and Onions or any other La Fe products.
Consumers with questions pertaining to the recall may contact Ricardo Bryan at GK USA at 201.329.6260 ext. 5137 Mondays to Fridays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST. or via email to ricardo.bryan@gkco.com.

Real Water, Inc., Issues Precautionary Recall of All Sizes of Real Water Brand Drinking Water Due to a Possible Health Risk

March 25, 2021

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Real Water, Inc. of Mesa, AZ and Henderson, NV, has issued a voluntary recall of all sizes of its Real Water brand drinking water, because it may be linked to certain instances of non-viral hepatitis which were reported in or about November, 2020 in the Las Vegas, NV area. 
Symptoms of all types of hepatitis, including non-viral hepatitis, are similar and can include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, clay or gray-colored bowel movements, joint pain, yellow eyes, and jaundice. Those experiencing these symptoms should contact their doctor.
Recalled products include 1.5 liters, 1 liter, 500 ml and 1 gallon ready-to-drink bottles that were distributed throughout the United States by UNFI and KEHE to the natural channel of stores, as well as through direct distribution to various retail stores on a regional basis in the greater Las Vegas, NV area, Northern Arizona, Southern California, Tennessee, Georgia, Chicago, New York, Mississippi, and New Mexico.  Real Water is also sold on Amazon.com.  In addition, 5-gallon home and office delivery bottles were distributed through direct delivery to homes and offices in the greater Las Vegas, NV area, central California coastal region (North of Los Angeles, CA and South from Santa Barbara, CA), and Phoenix, AZ.  Also included in the recall are the 4 oz bottles of Real Water Concentrate, sold on the Firm’s website.
The ready-to-drink bottles sold in retail stores have a blue rectangular bottle with “Real Alkalized Water” printed on the label. 5-Gallon home and office delivery bottles are blue with white labels.
Distributors have been notified of the recall and instructed to immediately remove recalled products from all store shelves, distribution, and other inventories to ensure they are no longer available for sale or consumption. Home and office delivery customers have also been instructed how to have products picked up.
The recall is the result of an investigation by the Southern Nevada Health District and the FDA after reported cases of non-viral hepatitis in or about November 2020 were suspected to be potentially linked to Real Water’s 5-gallon Home and Office Delivery.  Real Water takes customer safety seriously and promptly issued this recall on March 17, 2021 after being notified of the investigation.  The company has ceased production and distribution of the product as the FDA and the company continue their investigations into the potential cause of the problem.
Consumers who may have recalled products should discard it immediately and not drink it.  Customers of Real Water’s 5-gallon Home and Office Delivery should contact Real Water at the number or email below to have any remaining product picked up. Consumers who have purchased Real Water ready-to-drink bottles may return it to the place of purchase for refund. Consumers with questions, or to obtain a refund, may contact the company at 1-702-310-5437 on Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time or by email at customerservice@drinkrealwater.com.

BC Food LA, LLC Recalls Ineligible Beef Products Imported From China

March 25, 2021

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BC Food LA, LLC., a South El Monte, Calif. firm, doing business as B & C Food Co., is recalling approximately 1,643 pounds of Chinese style hot pot base products containing beef tallow. The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country ineligible to export beef to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The Chinese style hot pot base products were imported on or around June 24, 2020. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]:
•    10.5-oz. (300 g) Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 52° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a best before date of 10/12/2021 on the label.
•    10.5-oz. (300 g) Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 45° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a best before date of 10/12/2021 on the label.
•    10.5-oz. (300 g) Plastic vacuum wrapped packages containing a “Lee’s 36° Da Zhuang” Hot Pot Base and a best before date of 10/12/2021 on the label.
The product labels are written in the Chinese language. Refer to the label link here for additional product information. The products do not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in California, Nevada, and Oklahoma.
The problem was discovered when FSIS received an anonymous report of ineligible beef tallow products imported from China.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ homes. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls

Hannaford Brothers Recalls Select Taste of Inspirations Wing Sauce Lots Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergen

March 25, 2021

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Hannaford Supermarkets is recalling select lots of Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Wing Sauce because the contents of the bottle do not match the label. The bottles were incorrectly filled with Taste of Inspirations Garlic Parmesan Dressing and have an undeclared allergen, fish. Impacted products include the following information on the bottle:
•    Lot code 210305 and a Best By Date of March 5, 2022
Customers with fish allergies who purchased the impacted products should not consume them. All customers who purchased the product may return the item to a Hannaford store for a full refund.
No injuries or illnesses have been reported.

Bobo’s Issues a Voluntarily Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Product

March 23, 2021

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Bobo’s of Boulder, Colorado is issuing a voluntary recall of Bobo’s Maple Pecan Oat Bars because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Maple Pecan Bars were distributed through retail stores nationwide and through online orders at www.eatbobos.com.
The product can be identified by the lot code found on a stamp on the back of the bar: 0L30112B, Best By 7/30/21 or 7/31/21. The bars are 3oz and may be a single bar or in a box of 12. UPC Code: 829262000210
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts on the ingredient deck.
No other Bobo’s product with this best buy date was impacted.
Consumers who have purchased the affected lot should return the product to where it was purchased to request an exchange or full refund if there is an allergy concern. Affected product should then be discarded in a secure place and not consumed.
For more information, please contact us at info@eatbobos.com or 303-938-1977 between Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm MDT.

Food Lion Recalls Select Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Garlic Wing Sauce

March 22, 2021

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Food Lion is recalling select lots of Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Garlic Wing Sause because they were mislabeled and contain an undeclared allergen (fish). The impacted products may have been purchased between Feb. 20, 2021 – March 20, 2021, and include the following information on the bottle:
•    Lot code 210305 and a Best By Date of March 5, 2022
Customers with fish allergies who purchased the impacted products should not consume them. All customers who purchased impacted product may return it to their local Food Lion store for a refund equal to double the purchase price in accordance with Food Lion’s “Double Your Money Back Guarantee."

Three Turkey Wrap Sandwiches Added to Mg Foods’ Previous Recall List Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

March 20, 2021

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MG Foods of Charlotte, NC is expanding its recall issued March 10, 2021 to include three Turkey Wraps due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short- term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The products were distributed between March 3, 2021 and March 5,  2021 and packaged in clear plastic wedges & plastic wrap. The products were sold exclusively via vending machines and micro markets located in business locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. The company reacted swiftly and as of end-of-day March 5, 2021 affected products were removed from sale at all locations.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
PRODUCT    SIZE    UPC    CONTAINER    USE BY DATES
Fresh to You Deluxe Club Wrap    10.39 oz    MGF9814    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
MG Foods Roasted Turkey in a Tomato Basil Wrap    6.90 oz    1 00000 50005 7    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
MG Foods The Club in a Spinach Wrap    8.50 oz    1 00000 50008 8    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
Product labels are attached for identification of products.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to discard any remaining product. Consumers may contact MG Foods at 1-855-424-8390 Monday thru Friday 7:00am – 7:00 pm EST for any questions related to this recall or to request a full refund.

Avanza Pasta, LLC Recalls Beef and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

March 20, 2021

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Avanza Pasta, LLC., an Evanston, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,237 pounds of meat and poultry pasta products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The meat and poultry ravioli and tortellini items were produced on various dates from October 5, 2019 through March 12, 2021. The products subject to recall can be found here:
The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number nor the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants, distributors, and retail locations in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.                         
The problem was discovered by FSIS during in-commerce surveillance activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  
FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Pavlos Loumbroukos, Operations Manager for Avanza Pasta, LLC., at (847) 584-2891.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Beef and Lamb Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

March 19, 2021

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for products produced without the benefit of federal inspection by One Meat Corp., doing business as Eastern Asia Trading Corporation, a La Puente, Calif. firm. A recall was not recommended because it is believed that the affected products are no longer available to be purchased by consumers.
The beef and lamb products subject to the public health alert are:
•    1-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “BEEF OMASUM TRIPES.”
 
•    1-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “GROUND LAMB” with “Production date” 12/26/2020.
 
•    1-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “CUTTED BEEF FOR BBQ” with “Production date” 7/31/2020.
 
•    1-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “CHINESE LAMB BBQ.”
 
•    2-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “CUTED BEEF LIGAMENT.”
 
•    Approx. 1-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “CHINESE BEEF BBQ.”
 
•    1-lb packages of Eastern Asia Trading Corporation “CUBED LAMB FOR BBQ SET.”
While some products bear the establishment number “EST. 45557” inside the USDA mark of inspection, the products were not produced by federal establishment 45557.
 The items were shipped to an online retailer, Weee! Corporation, and sold directly to consumers through online sales nationwide.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Consumers and media with questions regarding the public health alert should call Bruce Park, President of One Meat Corp., at (213) 238-7863.

Mindo Chocolate Makers Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in “Coffee Toffee Chocolate Bar

March 18, 2021

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MINDO CHOCOLATE MAKERS OF Dexter, Michigan, is recalling its Coffee Toffee Chocolate Bar (75 grams/2.65oz) because of the undeclared presence of milk, a major allergen, in the butter used to make the toffee in the bar. People with milk allergies are at risk of potentially serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled Coffee Toffee Chocolate Bars were distributed primarily in the state of Michigan in retail stores and through online orders.
The product comes as a 75 gram/2.65oz bar in a white paper wrapper labeled with Lot Numbers 190310 through 210310.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the mislabeled product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes.
Distribution of the affected products has been suspended until the FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have purchased Coffee Toffee Bars (75 grams/2.65oz) that have labels that do not say “contains milk” or do not have milk stated in the ingredients are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-734-660-5635 Monday to Friday 8AM to 5PM.

Western Mixers Produce & Nuts, Inc. Recalls Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins Because of Possible Allergen Heath Risk

March 18, 2021

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Western Mixers Produce & Nut Company of Los Angeles, California is recalling the following item:
Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins, 14 oz. because it may contain undeclared Peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins were distributed in: California; through Retail Stores, during the dates of: February 4, 2021 – March 11, 2021.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s production and packaging processes.
The company has corrected the Nutritional Panel and Ingredient Statement on their labels for the production and distribution of the product as FDA, ARO and Western Mixers continue with their investigations.
Consumers who have purchased Gelson’s Yogurt Raisins 14 oz., with reference to the above Lot numbers, are urged to destroy the product and/or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Western Mixers Produce & Nuts, Inc. at: 1-877-230-8449, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00 am (PST) and 2:00 pm (PST).
The Gelson’s Yogurt Peanuts can be identified as follows:
Package Size    Package Label    Product Detail    Lot # On Pkg.
14 oz. Clear Plastic Clamshell    Gelson’s
Retailer: Gelson’s    Yogurt Raisins 14 oz.    #210330
Sell By Date: 02/02/22

PNHC, LLC d/b/a Heal the World Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Heal the World Hand Sanitizer Packaged in 9.6 Ounce Bottles Because They Resemble Small Water Bottles

March 17, 2021

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Raleigh, North Carolina, PNHC, LLC, d/b/a Heal the World, is voluntarily recalling all lots of Heal the World hand sanitizer packaged in 9.6 fl. oz containers to the consumer level. The products are being recalled because they resemble 9.6ounce water bottles. The recall does not affect any other Hand Sanitizer products from PNHC, LLC and/or Heal the World.
Product    Size    NDC
Heal the World Hand Sanitizer    9.6 FL. OZ (285 mL)    73333-285-01
Lot Nos. SAA21, SAA24, SAA27, SAA22, SAA23, SAA29, SAA26, SAA28, SAA25, SAA32, SAA55, SAA56, SAA44, SAA60.
Ingesting hand sanitizer, which is intended for topical use, could potentially result in alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of alcohol toxicity may range from lack of coordination, slowed or slurred speech, drowsiness to coma, which can be fatal. Furthermore, ingesting alcohol can affect the brain and cause impaired driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol can also interact with numerous drugs which may result in serious adverse effects. Ingesting alcohol by people with alcohol addiction may interfere with maintaining abstinence. Additionally, people with alcohol addiction may seek large amounts of ethanol-based hand sanitizers as a substitute.  To date, PNHC, LLC, d/b/a Heal the World has received no reports of adverse reactions and no complaints have been received.
The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available and is packaged in 9.6 ounce plastic bottles. The product can be identified by the bottle’s label pictured below. Product was distributed to selected retailers in the United States.
PNHC, LLC has provided notification to its distributors and retailers. Distributors and retailers that have product which is being recalled should stop distribution. While the product is not available for purchase and has not been available for several months, if a consumer has product which is being recalled he or she is advised to contact the entity who sold the product to consumer for return.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact PNHC, LLC at 813-434-0741 from 9:00 am- 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online by regular mail or by fax.
•    Complete and submit the report OnlineExternal Link Disclaimer
•    Regular Mail or Fax: Download formExternal Link Disclaimer or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Tree Nuts in Mislabeled Cranberry Biscotti at Six Whole Foods Market Stores

March 12, 2021

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Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Cranberry Biscotti purchased from six stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The product is being recalled because it may contain undeclared Tree Nuts (Pistachio) that was not listed on the product label due to mislabeling. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Tree Nuts (Pistachio) run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The affected products were sold in the Bakery department with sell-by dates through April 3, 2021 and can be identified by the PLU code 41712. The product was sold by weight in clear plastic containers. All affected product has been removed from store shelves. The issue was identified as a result of a customer complaint and one illness has been reported to date.
The affected product was sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:
•    Whole Foods Market 10275 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044
•    Whole Foods Market 4420 Willard Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
•    Whole Foods Market 316 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
•    Whole Foods Market 1575 The Fairway, Rydal, PA 19046
•    Whole Foods Market 111 Siena Drive, Upper Saint Clair, PA 15241
•    Whole Foods Market 4501 Market Commons Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033
Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into the store for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Chicken Soup Product Due to Misbranding

March 12, 2021

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WASHINGTON, March 12, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to misbranding. The chicken soup product contains and declares wheat as an ingredient but has an incorrect statement of "gluten free" on the top label. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers with allergic reactions to gluten are aware that these products should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because the affected products were produced and distributed among retail locations within the same corporate entity and sold directly to consumers.  It is believed that these products are no longer available to be purchased by consumers.
The ready-to-eat chicken noodle soup products subject to the public health alert are:
•    24-oz. plastic containers of “Signature CAFÉ Chicken Noodle Soup with White Meat Chicken” with best by dates of Apr. 27 21, May 2 21, May 8 21, and May 16 21.
The products bear establishment number “EST 46381” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This product was sold in retail locations in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
The problem was discovered when one of the firm’s retail stores notified them of the issue. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a health care provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers with food allergies who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the public health alert can contact Christine Wilcox, G.V.P. Communications, Albertsons Companies at christine.wilcox@albertsons.com.

MG Foods Recalls Various Turkey Sandwiches Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes Contamination

March 10, 2021

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MG Foods of Charlotte, NC is recalling various Turkey Sandwiches due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The products were distributed between March 3, 2021 and March 5, 2021 and packaged in clear plastic wedges & paper bags. The products were sold at distributors located at the Charlotte Douglas Airport and via vending machines and micro markets located in business locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. The company reacted swiftly and as of end-of-day March 5, 2021 affected products were removed from sale at all locations.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
On March 2, 2021 during routine environmental testing the company detected the presence of Listeria on surface areas where the recalled products were produced. Out of an abundance of caution, MG Foods is recalling the products due to the potential that some product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Products recalled at the Charlotte Douglas Airport are:
PRODUCT    SIZE    UPC    CONTAINER    USE BY DATES
MG Foods Combo Half & Half    6.82 oz    1 00000 50069 9    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Cheddar BLT    6.9 oz    1 00000 50068 2    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Swiss Croissant    7.5 oz    1 00000 50011 8    Brown Bag    3/7/2021
Products recalled in vending machines and micro markets located in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia are:
PRODUCT    SIZE    UPC    CONTAINER    USE BY DATES
Fresh to You Club on Toast    10.3 oz    MGF0930    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Club Panini    8.50 oz    MGF9844    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Club Sub    9.14 oz    C0932    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Club Sub    9.14 oz    MGF9100    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Deluxe Triple Decker Club    12.17 oz    MGF9719    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Ham & Turkey Combo    5.85 oz    MGF3054    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Ham & Turkey Combo on 12 Grain    7.20 oz    MGF6011    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Jumbo Turkey & Cheese Sub    6.74 oz    MGF1002    Plastic Wrap    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Market Club    11.85 oz    MGF9800    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Market Ham & Turkey Combo    5.85 oz    MGF23054    Plastic Wrap    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Market Shaved Turkey & Cheese    4.55 oz    MGF25571    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Shaved Turkey & Cheese    4.55 oz    MGF5571    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Baby Swiss on a Honey Brown Roll    9.42 oz    MGF9703    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Cheddar Club    10.02 oz    MGF9710    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Cheese Cut    6.56 oz    MGF0596    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Cheese Hoagie    6.35 oz    MGF0597    Plastic Wrap    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli on Pita    8.29 oz    MGF9806    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Swiss on a Kaiser Roll    8.1 oz    MGF9712    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Swiss on a Wheat Roll    5.22 oz    MGF0854    Plastic Wrap    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Turkey & Swiss on Whole Wheat    3.9 oz    MGF0283    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Turkey Club Croissant    7.94 oz    MGF9103    Plastic Square    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Turkey Cranberry Pita    9.0 oz    MGF9804    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
Fresh to You Turkey Melt Croissant    6.7 oz    MGF3032    Plastic Wrap    3/9/2021
Fresh to You Tuscan Turkey Ciabatta    9.18 oz    MGF9810    Plastic Wrap    3/7/2021
MG Foods Combo Half & Half    6.82 oz    1 00000 50069 9    Plastic Wedge    3/9/2021
MG Foods The Club Sub    8.5 oz    1 00000 50002 6    Brown Bag    3/9/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Cheddar BLT    6.9 oz    1 00000 50068 2    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Pepperjack Sub    7.9 oz    1 00000 50055 2    Brown Bag    3/7/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Provolone BLT    8.1 oz    1 00000 50065 1    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Provolone on 12 Grain    8.9 oz    1 00000 50066 8    Plastic Wedge    3/7/2021
MG Foods Turkey & Swiss Croissant    7.5 oz    1 00000 50011 8    Brown Bag    3/7/2021
Product labels are attached for identification of products.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to discard any remaining product. Consumers may contact MG Foods at 1-855-424-8390 Monday thru Friday 7:00am – 7:00 pm EST for any questions related to this recall or to request a full refund.

Wilton Brands Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in 7 Sprinkle Products

March 9, 2021

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Wilton Brands of Naperville, Illinois announced today a voluntary national recall of all lots of six sprinkles products and one kit containing affected sprinkles, because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume these products. 
A full list of recalled products with photos and SKUs, which were distributed nationally through retail stores, mail, order, and direct delivery, is as follows:
Product Name & Item #    Brand    Product Name & Item #    Brand
Tasty Coffee Shop Cookie Kit
Item # 1900-0-0054    Wilton/Tasty    Holiday Mix Sprinkles
Item # 710-7649    Wilton
Holiday Home Assorted Treat Toppings
Item # 710-0-0207    Holiday Home    Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles
Item # 710-9704    Wilton
Valentine Chip Crunch Sprinkles
Item # 710-4277    Wilton    Assorted Treat Toppings Sprinkles
Item # 710-9722    Wilton
Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles
Item #710-5364    Wilton          
This recall is being initiated because of one reported allergic reaction to date associated with one of the recalled products. Wilton is recalling all affected products with a similar formulation. The health and safety of our consumers is our primary concern and we are acting with the highest degree