Monday, 26 September 2016

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Sager Creek Foods, Inc., a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods, Inc., announced a recall of approximately 15,000 shipped cases of FIELD PEAS WITH SNAPS and GREEN BEAN PRODUCTS, primarily non-retail, which may have the potential for trace amounts of shellfish contamination. A customer alerted Sager Creek to the incident.

Kiwi Care Package Company, a South Tahoe, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 90 pounds of Wattie’s canned spaghetti with sausage that was not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection and was received from a New Zealand establishment that was not eligible to export product to the U.S., the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison 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.

Waymouth Farms, Inc. Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Walnuts, Milk and Soy in Good Sense Cranberries ‘N More

“Vrindavan” Cow Ghee Recall due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

Krishna Food Corp of Neshanic Station, New Jersey is recalling 16 cartons of BIKAJI Chowpati BHELPURI, NET WT: 300g 10.58 OZ Batch no 2016 F97 Best Before June 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,

Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select products produced in its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant because they were made with a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third party supplier Aspen Hills, Inc., due to the potential for it to contain Listeria monocytogenes.

RFG Canada Inc., a Toronto, Ontario establishment, is recalling approximately 1,250 pounds of meat and poultry pizza products imported from Canada and not presented to FSIS for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists

Thursday, 22 September 2016

CFIA recalls this week

Chick Boy brand Pop-Nik snack products recalled due to undeclared milk

Tostitos Cantina brand Extra Thin Tortilla Chips recalled due to undeclared milk

Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon and Sensations by Compliments brand Smoked Wild Pacific Sockeye Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Kirschenman Farms brand Cabbage Rolls recalled due to undeclared wheat

Paldo brand Bibim Men Oriental Style Noodle Korean Spicy Taste recalled due to undeclared mustard and sesame

CFIA recalls this week

Chick Boy brand Pop-Nik snack products recalled due to undeclared milk

Tostitos Cantina brand Extra Thin Tortilla Chips recalled due to undeclared milk

Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon and Sensations by Compliments brand Smoked Wild Pacific Sockeye Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Kirschenman Farms brand Cabbage Rolls recalled due to undeclared wheat

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select products produced in its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant because they were made with a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third party supplier Aspen Hills, Inc., due to the potential for it to contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Speedy Foods, LLC, a Commerce City, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 920 pounds of chicken spring roll products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.


Ferrara Candy Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts and Wheat in Almond Supremes with a Best by Date of 4/22/2017

Battle Creek, MI - Kellogg Company today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other Eggo products are impacted by this recall.

Apple Tree Goat Dairy of Richfield, PA is recalling Feta cheese aged 60 days lot #836, Gouda Cheese aged 60 days Lot #426 Pasturized chevre Lot #816, in 5 lb. or 8 oz. and French Herb Chevre Lot #736 in 8 oz. Or 5 lb. because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Mei Shun Noodle, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Shellfish and Soy in Rice Noodles

Bunge’s Meats, a Catawissa, Penn. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of pork sausage products that were produced with water that did not meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) drinking water standards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

  Gallo Meats LLC., a Colville, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately 82 pounds of various sausage, beef and lamb products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection although a mark of inspection was applied to the products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The hot Italian sausage products may also contain undeclared allergens, due to potential cross contamination with soy, wheat, fish (anchovies), and milk.

Censea, Inc. is recalling its A-PAC 8/12 count Headless Shell on Black Tiger Shrimp, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

Friday, 16 September 2016

Recall of Dunnes Stores Wholefoods Chickpeas Due to Possible Presence of Foreign Objects

As a precaution, Gem Pack Foods Ltd. is recalling the above batch of Dunnes Stores Wholefoods Chickpeas, due to the possible presence of foreign objects (hard pieces of glue). Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores where the implicated batch was sold.

Source: FSAI

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

SM Fish Corp. of Far Rockaway, NY, is voluntarily recalling OSSIE’S brand ready-to-eat salads because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,

Tucson Tamale Wholesale Company, LLC, a Tucson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 915 pounds of beef tamale products that contain meat produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

New Seasons Market Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Creamy Almond Butter

Drew’s, LLC of Chester, VT is voluntarily recalling one lot code of Field Day Organic Ranch Dressing due to product mislabeling that has resulted in an undeclared milk and egg allergen.

Savory Foods, a Portsmouth, OH establishment, is recalling approximately 32,928 pounds of pork rind products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

MIH Marketing and Sales, a Beebe, AR. establishment, is recalling approximately 662,049 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were stored under insanitary conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Apple Coffee Cakes due to the possible presence of small metal shavings.

PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 15 pounds of lamb products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

CFIA recalls this week

Imperial Caviar & Seafood brand Salmon Roe recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum

Damascus delites brand Falafel Vegetarian Balls recalled due to undeclared wheat

Korean seasoned soybean paste products recalled due to undeclared peanut

Atlantic Shellfish Products Inc. brand oysters and quahogs recalled due to Salmonella

Heinz brand strained prunes may be unsafe due to the potential presence of pieces of rubber

Amsterdam Brewery brand Sweetwater Squeeze Blood Orange Radler recalled due to swelling and bursting cans

Dorset Cereals recalling muesli range from Fulton Foods after incorrect allergens information

Dorset Cereals (a trading name of ABF Grain Products Limited) is recalling some of its Dorset Cereal muesli products sold at Fultons Foods because the allergens information is not emphasised correctly in the ingredients list. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

Mister Free’d ‘Tomato & Oregano Gluten-Free Crackers’ recalled due to the presence of gluten

Mister Free’d is recalling its ‘Tomato and Oregano Gluten-Free Crackers’ because although the product is labelled as gluten-free, gluten has been found above the permitted levels for the ‘gluten free’ declaration. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Friday, 9 September 2016

Linwoods’s ‘Multigrain Loaf’ recalled due to the inconsistent declaration of allergenic ingredients

Linwoods is recalling its Multigrain Loaf due to inconsistent emphasis of wheat ingredients and a soya ingredient. Some wheat ingredients are emphasised but one is not, leading to inconsistency of presentation. Due to the lack of emphasis of the soya ingredient, this product may pose a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

Source: FSA

Suma UK Recalls Batches of Organic Sesame Seeds and Organic Omega Mix Due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland reports that Suma UK is recalling batches of its Organic Sesame Seeds and Organic Omega Mix due to the possible presence of Salmonella. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in the shops where the implicated batches were sold.

TRS extends recall of 'All Purpose Seasoning' due to incorrect allergen labelling

TRS is extending the recall of its 'All Purpose Seasoning' to include all batch and date codes of 100g and 400g pack sizes. This is because the product contains mustard and celery which are not emphasised correctly as allergens in the ingredients list. This means the product may pose a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard and/or celery. Follow the link for further details.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

No Sugar Added Almond Butter Crunch recalled due to Salmonella

Standard Northern Nova Oysters brand oysters may be unsafe for raw consumption due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

The Paradise Valley Market, Inc. (Carnival Supermarket), located at 870 3rd Avenue, Chula Vista, Calif., is voluntarily recalling approximately 35 pounds of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Island Soups Company, Inc. Recalls Six Varieties of Island Soups Brand Products Because of Possible Contamination With Clostridium Botulinum

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) – Division of Food and Recreational Safety is issuing a consumer alert for 4% cottage cheese made by Westby Cooperative Creamery located in Westby, Wisconsin. The presence of active alkaline phosphatase was discovered in samples during routine testing and may indicate that the product was not adequately pasteurised.

The Morrison Milling Company has initiated a recall of ta product due the possibility of the presence of soft nylon fragments of mesh resembling white hair, caused by a faulty screen at our production facility. Foodborne foreign objects, in some instances may cause injuries such as choking. The severity and type of injury a consumer might experience depends on the size and shape of the foreign object. The problem was detected internally by their quality department during a routine production line check.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Waitrose recalls its Orange & Milk Chocolate Cookies 150g due to undeclared hazelnut

Waitrose is recalling its ‘Orange & Milk Chocolate Cookies 150g’ with best before date 30 March 2017 because some packs contain 'Waitrose Hazelnut & Milk Chocolate Cookies', and hazelnut is not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to hazelnut. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

TRS 'All Purpose Seasoning' recalled due to the presence of mustard and celery

TRS is recalling its 'All Purpose Seasoning' because the product contains mustard and celery which are not emphasised correctly as allergens in the ingredients list. This means the product may pose a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard and/or celery. Follow the link for product details.

nterlink extends its recall of Pop Millet (Roasted Millet Snack Bar) due to undeclared peanut

Interlink is extending its recall of 'Pop Millet' (Roasted Millet Snack Bar) to include an additional batch with the best before date of 28 February 2017 because it contains peanut which is not mentioned in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanut. For product details follow the link.

CocoLuscious — CocoLuscious certified organic coconut milk icecream, dessert sauce and chocolate block

Product Safety Australia reports that the above product has been recalled dye to the presence of undeclared dairy - a known allergen.

Sainsbury’s recalls its Raisin Milk Chocolate 200g due to undeclared hazelnut and almond

Sainsbury’s is recalling its ‘Raisin Milk Chocolate 200g’ with a best before date of 28 June 2017 because they may contain hazelnut and almond which are not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to hazelnut and/or almond.
Follow the link for further details.

CFIA recalls this week

Atlantic Shellfish Products Inc. brand oysters recalled due to Salmonella

Cantata brand Caramel Macchiato recalled due to undeclared milk

Sardo brand Arugula Pesto recalled due to undeclared milk

Saturday, 3 September 2016

FSA and FDA recalls this week

Kanan Enterprises announces the voluntary recall of Southern Grove Cashews with Sea Salt due to possible presence of peanuts.

Atherstone Foods, a Richmond, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 422 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Regalo Bakery is recalling the following products due to undeclared Eggs, Wheat, Milk, Soy, and Artificial Food Coloring: "Spanish Rolls", "Manju Blackbeans(Hopia Monggo)", Manju Onions(Hopia Baboy)", "Balintawak", and "Taro Bread". "Kababayan" contains no egg, but contains wheat, soy, and artificial food colorings. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, wheat, milk, soy and artificial food color (e.g. yellow #5, yellow #6, or red 40) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Wegmans Announces Voluntary Recall for One Date Code of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, Which May Contain Pieces of White Plastic

Asher’s Chocolates/Lewistown, Inc., an affiliated partner of Chester A. Asher Inc. (“Asher’s”) is initiating a voluntary recall of multiple chocolates, chocolate bars, cellophane wrapped chocolates, and individually wrapped chocolates, etc. under the Asher’s brand due to possible Salmonella

Summit Import Corp., at 100 Summit Place, Jersey City, New Jersey, is recalling Yu Yee brand Black Pepper Powder packed in clear plastic 19.4oz bottles under lot No. WH76 because it was found contain Salmonella

Magic Gourmet Trading Inc. of Millbrae, CA is recalling all Koi Palace Mooncake products purchased in August 2016 because these items do not contain proper labeling of ingredients and possible allergens. Mooncake products manufactured by Magic Gourmet contain possible allergens such as wheat, gluten, eggs, milk, peanuts, pine nuts, almonds, walnuts, and/or sesame

Voluntary Recall of Cartons of Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies 5 Pack (Best By Date Oct 8, 2016), Chocolate Chip Muffins 5 Pack and 10 Pack (Best By Date Oct 8, 2016) and Variety 20 Pack – Fudge Brownies, Chocolate Chip Muffins and Blueberry Muffins (Best By Date Sep 24, 2016) due to Choking and/or Cutting Hazard from Presence of Small Pieces of Plastic

Lidl Ireland withdraws a batch of Alesto Roasted and Salted Peanuts as the label is not in English

Lidl Ireland has withdrawn a batch of its Alesto Roasted and Salted Peanuts as the label is not in English. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanut and/or nuts. Distribution is to Northern Ireland only. Follow the link to find out the product details.

Source: FSA

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Independent Irish Health Foods Ltd. Recalls Organic Sesame Seeds Due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

The FSAI has announced that Independent Irish Health Foods Ltd. is recalling several batches of sesame seeds due to the possible presence of Salmonella. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in the shops where the implicated batches were sold. Follow the link for product details.

Lidl Ireland Recalls Freeway Red Lemonade Due to Complaints of Undesirable Odours and Flavours

The FSAI has announced that Lidl Ireland is recalling a batch of its Freeway Red Lemonade, following complaints of undesirable odours and flavours. This spoilage is due to yeast in this batch. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in stores supplied. No other Lidl products are known to be affected. Follow the link for product details.

Recall of Ben and Jerry’s Cookie Dough Ice Cream Due to Possible Presence of Small Metal Pieces

The FSAI has reported that Unilever is recalling the four batches of Ben & Jerry’s Cookie Dough ice cream, as they may contain small pieces of metal. Unilever has issued a press notice and in-store notices requesting customers who have bought these batches not to eat them. Customers can contact their Customer Careline on 1800 946272. Follow the link for product details.

Asda recalls Egg Salad Sandwich due to undeclared milk

Asda is recalling its Egg Salad Sandwich because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Panna Café Express To Go Inc., a North Miami Beach, Fla., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,951 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA marks of inspection without authorization, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Baptista’s Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps®

Green Bay Dressed Beef, LLC, doing business as American Foods Group, LLC, a Green Bay, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,420 pounds of beef brain products that may be contaminated with specified risk materials (SRM) the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Sentry Foods, a Tucker, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 21,570 pounds of frozen chicken entrées that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically glass or hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Willis Ocean Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Willis Eagle Brand Mut Gung Sweetened Ginger

Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

WFSP Foods LLC, a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

CFIA recalls this week

Amrit brand Agra Petha recalled due to undeclared sulphites

WTI Inc. brand Dried Vinegar recalled due to pieces of wood

Five Star Shellfish Inc. brand oysters recalled due to Salmonella

Great Taste brand White 3-in-1 Coffee Mix recalled due to undeclared milk

Great Mountain brand Ginseng Almonds recalled due to undeclared milk

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Gluten Free Bakehouse Pty Ltd — Various Zehnder Gluten Free Breads

Product Safety Australia reports that seven products have been recalled due to the presence of an undeclared allergen - soy. What are the hazards? Any consumers who have a soy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

Lindsay & Edmunds dark chocolate Belgian hot chocolate stirrers

Product Safety Australia report that this product has been recalled due to undeclared dairy allergens:

Identifying features Use by date 24 November 2017

What are the hazards? Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

CFIA recalls this week

Parker Lee brand Teriyaki Fish Filet Rice Bowl recalled due to undeclared wheat

Verka brand Dry Petha recalled due to undeclared sulphites

The Deli-Shop brand Chopped Cooked Ham recalled due to undeclared milk, soy, mustard and wheat

Nutribar brand Original Chocolate Supreme Meal Replacement Powder recalled due to undeclared egg

CFIA advises consumers to use caution with infant formula products due to potential product substitution and/or tampering

Candra International brand Organic Rice Noodles recalled due to undeclared wheat

Granville Island Brewing brand Gose Beer - with Nectarine recalled due to undeclared milk

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Cambridge Farms, LLC Recalls Three Brands Of Frozen Cut Corn Because Of Possible Health Risk from Listeria Monocytogenes

Rabbit Creek Products of Louisburg, KS is recalling certain flavors of Bread mixes, Muffin mixes and Brownie mixes under the Rabbit Creek Products and other Private label brand names due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli O121

Bakers of Paris (Brisbane California), is recalling plain and chocolate croissants sold in 18 Northern California Whole Foods Market stores due to an undeclared allergen - egg

Oriental Packing Co., Inc., Miami, Florida is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because it is contaminated with lead.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Sweet William Pty. Ltd — Sweet William Dairy Free Original Chocolate 100g

Identifying features Best Before: 02/2018

What are the defects? The presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy).

What are the hazards? Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

What should consumers do? Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Product Safety Australia

FDA and FSIS recalls

Al Shabrawy Meat Inc., a South River, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of meat and poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Some of the products contain pistachio nut and soy, known allergens.

Sam Kane Beef Processors, LLC, a Corpus Christi, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 60,350 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Country Home has initiated a voluntary recall of Gourmet Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel Cookies sold at ShopRite stores in its Fresh Bake department. These cookies were sold in 12- and 24-count containers and may also be part of the 12- and 24-count variety packages of cookies. The recalled cookies may contain small pieces of metal fragments. This is an isolated incident and no other products sold in the Fresh Bake department are involved in this product recall.

CFIA recalls this week

Candra International brand Organic Shirataki Noodles recalled due to undeclared wheat

Commensal brand Dried Fruit Tagine (package contains Creole Jambalaya) recalled due to undeclared soy

Rocky Mountain Pies brand Sea Salt Caramel Apple Pie recalled due to undeclared almonds

Sunday, 7 August 2016

CFIA recalls this week

Blue Marlin and Vegetables Skewers packed by La Poissonnerie Cowie Inc. recalled due to histamine

Candra International brand Organic Noodles recalled due to undeclared wheat

Fraternity brand Dried Noodles recalled due to undeclared egg

Pee Wee brand Pizza Supreme Flavored Snack and Ricoa brand cocoa candies recalled due to undeclared milk

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Mann Packing is voluntarily recalling 844 cases of 18 ounce O Organics Organic Vegetable Tray with Creamy Ranch Dressing Dip because the product ingredients label does not identify ingredients that could pose an allergen risk; specifically egg, milk and soy.

Out of an abundance of caution, Grassfields Cheese LLC, is conducting a voluntary recall of approximately 20,000 pounds of organic cheeses due to possible contamination with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), a bacteria that can cause serious illness in humans.

JM Exotic Foods, Inc. Recalls Ground Turmeric Due to Elevated Levels of Lead

JML Ingredients, Inc. of East Petersburg, PA is recalling IQF Cut Green Beans, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,

Out of an abundance of caution, Hampton Creek is undertaking a voluntary recall of 6 SKU’s of baking mixes that contain the Native Forest Coconut Milk Powder. The ingredient, which makes up less than 1.31% of the mixes, tested positive for Salmonella in a company-initiated testing program.

Kitchen Cravings Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits with Trace Peanuts or Almonds

Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, Inc., an Austin, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 5,677 pounds of frozen shrimp scampi and meat lasagna products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may be mislabeled and contain chicken, as well as egg, soy or shrimp, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

Grossglockner Inc., a Canandaigua, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 204 pounds of fully cooked, not shelf stable, pork sausage banger products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The firm affixed the incorrect label to the back of products on the July 6, 2016 packaging date. The products have the “Banger Sausage” front label but have an incorrect ingredients label for “Wiener Products” on the back of the package. The Banger sausages contain breadcrumbs formulated with wheat; however, the back label is not correct and thus, does not sub-list the breadcrumbs. Therefore, wheat is not declared and may elicit allergic reactions in those allergic to wheat products.

Al Shabrawy Meat Inc., a South River, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of meat and poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Some of the products contain pistachio nut and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

Beyond Better Foods, LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Mislabeled Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Interlink recalls its Pop Millet (Roasted Millet Snack Bar) due to undeclared peanut

Interlink is recalling its Pop Millet (Roasted Millet Snack Bar) because it contains peanuts which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Food fraud: policy and food chain

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Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Co-op recalls its Simply Cheese and Tomato Pasta because it contains undeclared mustard

Co-op is recalling a batch of its Simply Cheese and Tomato Pasta because it contains chicken and mustard which are not mentioned on the label. This means that the product is a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to mustard. Follow the link for more information.

Source: FSA