Sunday, 30 August 2015

Superlife Original Superfood Mix containing undeclared gluten is recalled

Superlife Ltd is recalling a batch of its Superlife Original Superfood Mix because it contains gluten and is labelled as 'gluten free'. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an intolerance to gluten. Gluten was found above the level permitted for a gluten-free product in a batch of barleygrass powder. This barleygrass powder is an ingredient in Original Superfood Mix, which is labelled as gluten-free.

See more at: FSA

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

Chetak New York L.L.C. of Edison, NJ is recalling 300 jars of 14.1 oz "Deep Coriander Powder", Lot# LE15152, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Givaudan Flavors Corporation, a Florence, Ky., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,950 pounds of beef tallow products produced in Australia that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, 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.

Pleasant House Bakery, LLC, a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of steak and chicken pie products distributed without the benefit of inspection. These products were also missing the ingredient statement and contained undeclared allergens, including eggs, milk, and wheat, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Top Op Foods Ltd has recalled packs of Dhana Jeera Powder (Coriander-Cumin Powder) because they may contain mustard which is not mentioned on the label

Top Op Foods Ltd has recalled its Dhana Jeera Powder (Coriander-Cumin Powder) because of the presence of mustard, which is not mentioned on the product packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard. -

See more at: FSA  

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Musgrave Retail Partners NI recalls 'Fresh For You' Chicken Soup that contains celery

Musgrave Retail Partners NI is recalling all batches of ‘Fresh For You’ Chicken Soup as it contains celery which is not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to celery. Distribution of the affected stock is limited to Centra and Supervalu stores in Northern Ireland. -

See more at: FSA  

Cottage Cheese Farm Pty Ltd—Goats Fetta Cheese

Product description 
Goats Fetta Cheese (1kg). Plastic 2.3L tub (height – 145mm x diameter – 176mm).

Identifying features 
USE BY 03 Jan 16, USE BY 05 Jan 16 and USE BY 06 Jan 16.

What are the defects? 
Microbial (E.coli) contamination.

What are the hazards? 
Food products contaminated with E.coli may cause illness if consumed.

Where the product was sold 
Victoria

Source: Product Safety Recalls Australia

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Tasty Delicious Bakery Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Eggs In Sugar Bun

Real Foods, a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 41 pounds of chicken wrap 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 soy, a known allergen, and sulfites, which are not declared on the product label.

California Qi Li’s Braised Chicken, a Fremont, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 6,644 pounds of duck head and duck neck products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain soy sauce which is not declared on the product labels and has known allergens of soy and wheat.

Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Newberry, S.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Sam Mills USA LLC Recalls Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars Due To Undeclared Dairy

Bimbo Bakeries USA has initiated a voluntary regional recall of certain bread products under the Sara Lee®, Kroger®, Bimbo®, Nature’s Harvest®, Great Value and L’Oven Fresh® brands due to the possible presence of fragments of glass caused by a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries.

General Mills has announced a voluntary Class I recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Swanson Meats, a Minneapolis, Minn., establishment, is recalling approximately 20,063 pounds of beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products were formulated with soybean oil, MSG, and papain (a meat tenderizer), which were not declared on the product labels. Soy is a known allergen. MSG may cause allergy-type reactions to those who may have sensitivity to it.

Kapowsin Meats, a Graham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 523,380 pounds of pork products that may be contaminated with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced due to Salmonella.


CFIA recalls this week

Heinz Pear Green Bean Mango recalled due to potential for spoilage

Nha Trang Deli Inc. brand meat balls and rolls recalled due to undeclared anchovy and wheat

Solo Fruit brand Sorbet Dark Chocolate recalled due to undeclared milk

Trader Joe's brand Dark Chocolate Covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt recalled due to undeclared milk

Circle K brand baked goods recalled due to undeclared milk and sulphites

Mint biscuits imported by KNV Food Corporation recalled due to undeclared egg

Hung's brand Shrimp Dumpling and Pork & Vegt. Wonton recalled due to undeclared wheat

Nice Choice brand Fried Cookie – Seaweed flavour recalled due to undeclared peanut

Various store-packaged, cooked Chicken Wings recalled due to a toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria

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

Oysters harvested from British Columbia (BC) coastal waters on or before August 18, 2015 may be unsafe for raw consumption due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Heritage 4 Cupcakes £1 recalled due to undeclared soya

Nisa Retail Limited is recalling some packs of its Heritage 4 Cupcakes price-marked £1 because of a production error meaning the presence of soya is not mentioned as an ingredient on the packaging of the product. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

See more at: FSA  

Asda withdraws its Good & Balanced Dates due to undeclared sulphur dioxide

Asda withdraws its Good & Balanced Dates because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the product packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites.

See more at: FSA

Recall of Tesco Free From Belgian Chocolate Wafers Due to Possible Presence of Salmonella

As a precautionary measure, Tesco Ireland is recalling all batches of Tesco ‘Free From’ 5 Belgian Chocolate Wafers, due to the possible presence of Salmonella.

Source: FSAI

Recall of Fresh Mussels Due to Presence of DSP (Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning) Toxins

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) is advising consumers of a food recall of fresh mussels supplied from Wednesday of this week to some retail stores throughout Ireland. The mussels were harvested from Roaringwater Bay, Co. Cork on Monday and Tuesday of this week and may contain harmful levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) toxins. These mussels were sold loose and in bags at fresh fish counters in some retail outlets nationwide. The FSAI is warning consumers who may have the product at home not to eat the affected mussels. The implicated mussels have now been removed from sale.

Nature Of Danger: Symptoms of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning are diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain which can start between 30 minutes to a few hours after ingestion. Complete recovery occurs within a number of days.

Source: FSAI

Sunday, 16 August 2015

hoco Creation Fruit Mix recalled due to undeclared peanut ingredient

TJX Europe Ltd is recalling Choco Creation Fruit Mix because it contains peanut, which is not mentioned as an ingredient on the packaging of the product. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanut. The product was on sale at TK Maxx and HomeSense stores during June and July 2015.

Source: FSA  

Friday, 14 August 2015

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Kapowsin Meats, a Graham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 116,262 pounds of whole hogs that may be contaminated with Salmonella I 4, [5],12:i:-, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Good Seed Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts & Mung Bean Sprouts Due To A Possible Health Risk from Listeria Monocytogenes

Real Foods of Seattle, LLC of Kent, WA is recalling 29 cases of Harvest Slaw Kit and 13 cases of Broccoli Salad Kit because it may contain undeclared peanut ingredients

Victor’s Market Company, a Hawthorne, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,368 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products were slaughtered under religious exemption which was not declared on the product label.

Recall of Naturya Barleygrass Powder that contains undeclared gluten

Nutrisure Ltd is recalling a batch of Naturya Barleygrass Powder because it contains gluten and is labelled as 'gluten free'. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an intolerance to gluten. Follow the link to check out the product details.

Source: FSA

Cottage Kitchen recalls its Traybake Selection that contains undeclared walnuts

Cottage Kitchen is recalling its Traybake Selection because the product contains walnuts, which are not mentioned in the ingredients section of the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts. The product has been distributed to 48 stores in Northern Ireland. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

EDA Quality Foods Limited recalls Golden Sultanas

EDA Quality Foods Limited is recalling its Golden Sultanas because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the product packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSA

Seaweed Snack Honey & Sesame recalled due to undeclared sulphur dioxide

Selwyns Seaweed Ltd is recalling a batch of Seaweed Snack Honey & Sesame with a 'best before' date of 29 July 2016 because it contains sulphur dioxide, which is not declared on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Biscuits imported by KNV Food Corporation recalled due to undeclared egg and wheat

Heinz Apple broccoli, pea & brown rice and Mott's Fruitsations Fruit Rockets – Unsweetened Strawberry recalled due to potential for spoilage

Monday, 3 August 2015

The Better Drinks Co Limited—Phoenix 330ml branded Cola (single and 4 pack) Lemonade, Light Cola, Orange Fizz & Raspberry Fizz

Product description
Phoenix 330ml branded Cola (single and 4 pack), Lemonade, Light Cola, Orange Fizz & Raspberry Fizz

Identifying features
Best Before Dates: 13/04/16 to 07/07/16

What are the defects?
The recall is due to a small number of bottles having damaged rims and possibly containing small glass particles.

What are the hazards?
Food products containing glass fragments may cause illness/injury if consumed.

Where the product was sold
Nationally Traders who sold this product The recalled products have been available for sale in BWS stores, cafes and independent grocers in all states/territories.

Supplier
The Better Drinks Co Limited

Source: Product Safety Recalls Australia

Roots in Nature Pty Ltd—Buchi Kombucha 500ml Bottles

Product description
Buchi Kombucha 500ml Bottles

Identifying features
Buchi Kombucha 500ml Bottles - All batches The beverages involved include all 500ml batches of: Buchi Mama (The Original) Kombucha Buchi Ginger & Turmeric Kombucha Buchi Hibiscus, Galangal and Lime Kombucha Buchi Deep Greens Kombucha

What are the defects?
Customers are advised that Buchi Kombucha (Roots in Nature Pty Ltd) is recalling all of its kombucha due to it containing alcohol.

What are the hazards?
 kombucha may contain level of alcohol at levels that may be intoxicating.

Where the product was sold
New South Wales, Queensland,Victoria

Source: Food Recalls Australia

CFIA recalls this week

Spice Gallery brand Montreal Deli Style Steak Spice Mix recalled due to undeclared mustard

Coffee Soft Candy, Maccha Soft Candy and Ribon brand Soft Hokkaido Milk Candy recalled due to undeclared soy, milk and wheat

Sainsbury’s recalls ‘by Sainsbury’s Prawn Crackers’ and ‘by Sainsbury’s Thai Takeaway for 2’

Sainsbury’s is recalling its ‘by Sainsbury’s Prawn Crackers’ and ‘by Sainsbury’s Thai Takeaway for 2’ because the products may contain a small amount of egg. Egg is not mentioned on the packaging, which means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. -

See more at:  FSA Website

ecall of Batches of SuperValu and Centra Soups Due to Possible Presence of Plastic Pieces

As a precautionary measure, Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland is recalling the listed implicated batches of soups due to the possible presence of hard plastic pieces. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSAI

Bravura Foods recalls 'Peanut Hottie' Peanut Butter Flavour Hot Drink

Bravura Foods is recalling its ‘Peanut Hottie’ Peanut Butter Flavour Hot Drink because a packaging error means a batch contains Peanut Butter & Chocolate Flavour Hot Drink instead. This means soya is not mentioned in the ingredients and the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to soya -

See more at:  FSA Website

SunPork Fresh Processing Pty Ltd—CHILLER 2 Crumbed Pork Schnitzel

Product description
CHILLER 2 Crumbed Pork Schnitzel

Identifying features
Varying weights are affected. All best before dates from 10/05/2015, up to and including 11/08/2015

What are the defects?
The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk).

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

Where the product was sold
New South Wales Queensland Traders who sold this product SunPork Fresh Processing Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of the above product. It has been available for sale at IGAs, SPARs and Foodworks in QLD and northern NSW.

Source: Food Recalls Australia

Recall of Raw Milk Corleggy Cheeses Due to Detection of Verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (E. coli)

Corleggy Cheeses is recalling all batches of its raw milk cheeses due to the detection of verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) in two batches of its cow’s milk cheese. The cheeses are supplied to some restaurants and retail shops. They are also sold directly at food markets. Consumers are advised not to eat the affected cheeses. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSAI

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Fisher Brand 10 Ounce Chopped Walnuts Because of Possible Health Risk - Salmonella

Osamu Corporation Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Tuna Products from Distributors Due To Potential Health Risk from Salmonella 

KellBran Candies of Akron, Ohio is recalling KellBran Caramel Popcorn, because it contains undeclared milk product. 

The Kroger Co. is recalling Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger Coarse Ground Black Pepper and Kroger Bac'n Buds sold in its retail stores due to possible contamination from Salmonella. 

Whole Foods Market Recalls Coconut Curry Cauliflower Salad in Twenty-one Stores Due to Undeclared Almonds

Kilwin's Quality Confections, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashew in Sugar Free Milk Chocolate Caramels

The Kraft Heinz Company Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties of Kraft Singles Products Due to Potential Choking Hazard due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed. If the film sticks to the slice and is not removed, it could potentially cause a choking hazard.

Good Food Made Simple, a Wellesley, Mass., distributor, is recalling approximately 3,574 pounds of previously exported turkey sausage breakfast burritos and pork strips and turkey sausage breakfast bowls that were returned from Canada and were not presented for U.S. returned export inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Without the opportunity of inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

Trading Corp., a Paterson, N.J., establishment, is recalling approximately 12,672 pounds of squab (domesticated pigeon) produced in France that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, 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.

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Life in Prison for Selling Salmonella Tainted Peanut Butter?

Click on the link to go to Marler Blog for more details

Lidl UK recalls Italiamo Cream of Potato & Spinach Soup

Lidl UK is recalling its Italiamo Cream of Potato & Spinach Soup because a packaging error means some packs contain Minestrone Soup. As a result, egg and wheat (gluten) is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten).

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Osamu Corporation Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Yellow Fin Tuna Chunk Meat Due to Possible Health Risk - Salmonella

Brown Packing Company, a South Holland, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of beef (veal) trimmings that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Vic’s Original Popcorn (1-1/8oz)

Huxtable’s Kitchen, Inc., a Fife, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 778 pounds of salad products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products may contain nitrites in the bacon that were not declared on the product label.

CFIA recalls this week

Uncle Bob's brand popcorn products recalled due to undeclared milk

Bull's-Eye Hot Southern Cajun Barbecue Sauce recalled due to undeclared mustard

The Keg brand Horseradish Blended Prime Rib Beef Burgers recalled due to undeclared soy and wheat

Nutri-Qual brand BBQ Meats Party (Combo) Pack with Probiotic recalled due to undeclared wheat

Wild Garden brand hummus products recalled due to undeclared sesame seeds

The Healthy Butcher brand smoked fish voluntarily recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum


Sunday, 19 July 2015

Windmill Organics Ltd recalls Taifun Tofu Basilico (200g) due to contamination with small pieces of plastic

Windmill Organics Ltd is recalling a batch of the above product because some packs may contain small pieces of plastic. Follow the link to find out more.

Source: FSA

Lidl UK recalls Italiamo Cream of Potato & Spinach Soup

Lidl UK is recalling its Italiamo Cream of Potato & Spinach Soup because a packaging error means some packs contain Minestrone Soup. As a result, egg and wheat (gluten) is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten). -

For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA


J & K Smokery Ltd recalls all batches and date codes of its vacuum packed smoked fish due to concerns over its procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum - See more at: http://www.food.gov.uk/enforcement/alerts/2015/14216/j-k-smokery-ltd-recalls-smoked-fish#sthash.OCtIYiTw.dpuf

The effectiveness of process controls that could potentially affect the safety of vacuum packed smoked fish produced by J & K Smokery Ltd cannot be demonstrated satisfactorily. The issue relates to controlling factors to prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin may cause a serious form of food poisoning called botulism. Although no trace of the toxin has been found in products tested, a recall from customers is being carried out as a precautionary measure. -

Source: FSA 

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

It Takes A Village Foods LLC dba Veggie Evolution Issues An Allergy Alert On Undeclared Soy In Veggie Evolution Kale Crisps Zen Nori

Supervalu Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Cub Foods And Rainbow Foods Danish Rolls 4ct.

The Sausage Factory Inc., a Carson City, Nev. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,960 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Although produced under USDA inspection, some packages may not bear the USDA mark of inspection.

Murry’s, Inc., a Lebanon, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,232 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken nugget product that tested positive for Staphylococcal enterotoxin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

D&D Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Wheat in Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad

Homemade of Leavenworth, Washington is recalling pickle and sauce products because they may have been improperly produced. Washington State Department of Agriculture routine sampling discovered that a bottle of Homemade Bread and Butter Pickles had a pH level high enough to allow the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Required records were not available to support that safe processing guidelines were followed on all sauce and pickle products produced at Homemade.

Maya Overseas Foods Inc. Recalls Cashew Split Because of Possible Health Risk 

Nectar Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almond in CocoNoNut Cacao-Nectar Bar

Gourmet Culinary Solutions, a Statham, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 495 pounds of turkey sausage products that are part of a frozen entrée that also contains French toast sticks and peaches. The entrées may be contaminated with foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

CFIA recalls this week

The Healthy Butcher brand smoked fish may be unsafe due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum

Barber Foods brand uncooked stuffed chicken recalled due to Salmonella

Biscuits recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, and wheat

Gloria's, Oven Pride Kitchen, Quality Fast Foods brands and Lunch Box sandwich products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Circle K brand products recalled due to undeclared egg, fish, milk and soy

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Bassett & Walker International, Inc., a Toronto, Canada, establishment, is recalling approximately 1,540 pounds of beef lip products produced in Australia that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, 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.

Brett Anthony Foods is recalling two 8oz cups of Whole Foods Market® brand vegetable chili because they were labeled incorrectly and may contain undeclared milk.

Arthur Schuman Inc. of Fairfield, NJ is recalling 30,200 lbs. of Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (1.25lbs), because it may contain undeclared egg allergen.

Maya Overseas Foods Inc. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling approximately 8000 lbs. of Cashew Split because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,

Gourmet Culinary Solutions, a Statham, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 495 pounds of turkey sausage products that are part of a frozen entrée that also contains French toast sticks and peaches. The entrées may be contaminated with foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Quorn Chef's Selection Meat Free Beef Steaks recall -

Quorn has recalled two batches of its Chef's Selection Meat Free Beef Steaks because the wrong product has been packaged. The presence of wheat (gluten), barley (gluten) and milk is therefore not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat gluten, barley gluten and milk. -

See more at: http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2015/14144/quorn-chef-selection-beef-steaks-recall#sthash.oJ2WAO6I.dpuf