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

Sainsbury’s recalls by Sainsbury’s British Lamb Shish Kebabs - See more at: http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2015/14120/sainsbury-s-recalls-by-sainsbury-s-british-lamb-shish-kebabs#sthash.rcrIDuF8.dpuf

Sainsbury’s is recalling its by Sainsbury’s British Lamb Shish Kebabs because a packaging error means some packs contain beef kebabs instead of lamb. As a result, soya and wheat are not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to wheat and/or an allergy to soya.

Click on the link to find out more.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

No Name and Barber Foods brands uncooked stuffed chicken products recalled due to Salmonella

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

Sunripe brand Caesar dressing products recalled due to undeclared mustard

Boulangerie Boutin brand surprise cookies recalled due to undeclared milk

H and A brand Natural Bar - Almond Bar recalled due to undeclared sesame seeds

Circle K brand products recalled due to undeclared milk, mustard, soy and wheat

Lollipop Candy recalled due to undeclared milk

Hempola brand hemp powder recalled due to undeclared gluten

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Sainsbury’s recalls by Sainsbury’s British Lamb Shish Kebabs

Sainsbury’s is recalling its by Sainsbury’s British Lamb Shish Kebabs because a packaging error means some packs contain beef kebabs instead of lamb. As a result, soya and wheat are not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to wheat and/or an allergy to soya. For product details click on the link.

Source: FSA

Nisha’s Toffee Bonbons 140g recalled due to undeclared milk on the packaging

Nisha Enterprises Ltd has recalled a batch of its Nisha's Toffee Bonbons, 140g, with 'best before' end dates of July, September and November 2015 because some packs contain 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 and its constituents. For product details click on the link.

Source: FSA

Brindisa Spanish Foods recalls La Chinata Smoked Paprika Mild product due to presence of Salmonella

Brindisa Spanish Foods is recalling a batch of the above product because Salmonella has been detected. Follow the link to see more.

Source: FSA

JJ Support Limited recalls E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes due to the presence of undeclared milk

JJ Support Limited has recalled E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes (147g) because some packs contain a milk ingredient not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product poses a potential health risk to those with an allergy or intolerance to milk and its constituents. For product details follow the link.

Source: FSA

Lidl Deluxe Elderflower presse recalled due to the presence of undeclared sulphites

Lidl has recalled all batches of its Deluxe Elderflower presse in Northern Ireland as it contains sulphites as an ingredient, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with a sensitivity to sulphites and/or sulphur dioxide. For product details follow the link.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Natural Grocers® issues recall on 10oz. Caribbean Nut & Fruit Mix due to possible health risk from Salmonella

Lombardi Brothers Meats Recalls Steak and Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Voluntary Recalls Limited Quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies 

Whole Foods Market's Southwest Region Recalls Cherry, Blackberry and Peach Pies in Four Stores Due to Undeclared Egg

Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. Voluntarily Recalls Seven Bags of Turkey Sprinkles, 3 oz with A "Best By" Date of "05/18/16, 05/28/2016 and 05/30/2016" Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Barber Foods Recalls Kiev Stuffed Chicken Product Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination

Rocky Mountain Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Free Range Snack Co. Brand 16 oz. Island Fruit and Nut Trail Mix and Bulk Macadamia Nuts Because of Possible Health Risk from Salmonella

Grand BK Corp. Recalls Goodies By Nature Raw Cashews, Net Wt. 9oz Because Of Possible Health Risk from Salmonella

H-E-B Issues Voluntary Recall H-E-B Hamburger and Hotdog Buns and Hill Country Fare Hotdog Buns Recalled for Quality Issues. All Product on the Shelf as of Friday June 26th Is Not Included. A terry cloth glove used for handling hot pans could have broken up in the dough, resulting in a potential choking hazard.

OFT Inc Recalls Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Whole Foods Market Voluntarily Recalls Packaged Raw Macadamia Nuts Due To Possible Health Risk from Salmonella

CFIA recalls this week

Grimm's Fine Foods brand Home Style Roast Beef recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Gloria's brand and Lunch Box Roast beef sandwich products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Going Nuts brand products recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Delmare Quality Foods Inc. brand products recalled due to undeclared mustard

Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products recalled due to Salmonella

Updated information for consumers on Maggi brand noodle products from India

Girard's brand Classic Chunky Bleu Cheese Dressing recalled due to undeclared mustard

Tastee Choice brand Shrimp Sorrentino and Shrimp Fried Rice recalled due to undeclared milk and gluten

Polish dried sausage sold at Old Fashioned Meat & Deli Ltd. recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Loblaws (store-made) brand Spaghetti Sauce recalled due to pieces of glass

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Ebuta Goat Dairy Townsville—Ebuta Dairy Goats Milk Unpasteurised

Food Safety Recalls Australia have identified that some batches of this unpasteurised milk may contain E. coli. Follow the link for product details.

Mrs Mac's Pty Ltd — Bakewell 12 Party Pies

Food Safety Recalls Australia have identified that these pies may contain metal which is a risk to health if consumed. Follow the link for product details.

Lidl recalls Kania Crispy Fried Onions

Lidl UK is recalling Kania Crispy Fried Onions, 150g, with labelling not in English, because it contains wheat (gluten) which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Crunch Craving Yogurt Coated Raisins recalled due to undeclared peanuts

Clandeboye Agencies has recalled a batch of its Crunch Craving Yogurt Coated Raisins with a 'best before' end date of 31 October 2015 because some packs contain peanut, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts. Follow the link for product information.

Source: FSA

Saturday, 20 June 2015

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

Fresca Italia Inc, a Brisbane, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 36 pounds of pork products produced in Italy 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.

Venus Foods Inc., a City of Industry, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 25,380 pounds of pork 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 wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The Raymond-Hadley Corporation Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Phoebe Mote Blanco White Corn Semoule De Mais Blanc

United Salad Co. Recalls Champ's Sliced Crimini Mushrooms Because of Possible Health Risk of Listeria Monocytogenes

Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. Voluntarily Recalls Ten Bags of Chicken Sprinkles, 3 oz. With A “Best By” Date of “05/04/16” Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Samosaco Gluten Free Onion Bhajee Mix recalled due to the undeclared presence of gluten

Sim’s Foods has recalled one batch of Samosaco Gluten Free Onion Bhajee Mix because it contains elevated levels of gluten. The products are labelled as gluten free, making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to cereals containing gluten.

Source: FSA

Sainsbury's recalls its canned Vegetable Ravioli in Tomato & Herb Sauce

Sainsbury’s has recalled its Vegetable Ravioli in Tomato & Herb Sauce with a ‘best before’ date of end of October 2016, as it may contain Vegetable Spaghetti Bolognese, which contains soya and celery not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy to soya and/or celery.

Source: FSA

DETECTION OF LIVESTOCK-ASSOCIATED METICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS CC398 IN RETAIL PORK, UNITED KINGDOM, FEBRUARY 2015

Livestock-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus belonging to clonal complex 398 (LA-MRSA CC398) is an important cause of zoonotic infections in many countries. The findings indicate that this lineage is probably established in UK pig farms and demonstrate a potential pathway for the transmission of LA-MRSA CC398 from livestock to humans in the UK.

Source: Eurosurveillance

Burren Smokehouse Ltd. Recalls Additional Products and Batches of Organic & Wild Smoked Salmon due to Detection of Listeria monocytogenes (Update 1)

Listeria monocytogenes was detected in some of the above batches of Burren Smokehouse Ltd organic & wild smoked salmon products. Burren Smokehouse Ltd. is extending its recall of 12th June 2015 to include the additional products and batch codes above. Other batches of Burren Smokehouse Ltd. organic smoked salmon are being tested and results are awaited.

Source: FSAI