Saturday, 23 May 2015

Lidl Ireland Withdraws Eridanous Mousaka Due to Incorrect Cooking Instructions Provided on Label

Lidl Ireland is withdrawing all batches of Eridanous Mousaka frozen ready meal, as the cooking instructions provided on the label are incorrect. The label incorrectly states that the product is to be cooked in the oven for 10 minutes or in the microwave for 2 minutes. The correct cooking instructions are 45 minutes in the oven or 10 minutes in the microwave. Lidl Ireland is displaying notices in stores advising of the correct product cooking instructions. For more information follow the link.

Source: FSAI

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

LQNN, Inc. Recalls Poultry, Beef and Pork Products Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection and Misbranded With Unauthorized Use of the USDA Mark of Inspection

A&S Food Trading Inc. Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Hua Zhi Ying Brand Gourd Candy

ZYK Enterprises, Inc. Recalls Boneless Veal Trim Products Due to Possible Contamination with E. Coli O157:H7

A.S.K. Foods Inc., a Palmyra, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 414 pounds of ground stuffing product 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 lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

Natural Creations Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Ingredient in Dietary Supplement New Zealand Colostrum

Aurora Products, Inc. Announces Voluntarily Recall of Aurora Natural Brand and Certain Private Label Branded Raw Macadamia Nuts Due to Possible Health Risk

AA Poultry Processing, LLC, a Ridgeland, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,191 pounds of chicken and 21 pounds of turkey products, which may have been contaminated with trichloro-s-triazinetrione, which is not approved for use in poultry processing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

JimJam Foods—JimJam Salsa Izolotot 260g

Product Safety Recalls Australia highlight that this product contains gluten and it is not declared on the table. Follow the link for more details.

Nua Naturals recalls Organic Chlorella Powder due to the presence of salmonella

Follow the link to find out more. Source: FSA

The Wine Society recalls its 'The Society's Prosecco' wine due to shattering of bottles

The Wine Society is recalling bottles of its ‘The Society’s Prosecco’ wine because the bottles might shatter. This product has been sold via mail order only. The Wine Society has records of all customers that purchased the product and has contacted them by letter and email to inform them of the recall. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Lidl UK recalls all batches of its XXL Tortelloni with Spinach and Ricotta

Lidl UK is recalling all batches of its Tortelloni with Spinach and Ricotta because the product contains egg, milk and gluten, which are not declared on the product label in English. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg and/ or milk and its constituents and/or gluten. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Suspected Food Tampering in Potatoes

Vasco Da Gama brand canned seafood products recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

DXN brand instant coffee products recalled due to undeclared milk

Provitus brand vegetable products and Olza Prince Polo brand wafers recalled due to undeclared allergens - milk, mustard, wheat

Brown Betty brand Coconut Milk Powder Mix recalled due to undeclared milk

Orion Ball recalled due to undeclared squid, crab, and shrimp

Saturday, 16 May 2015

La Famiglia Kitchen Stone Baked sourdough garlic bread - 480g

Product Safety Recalls Australia has announced that this product is being recalled because of potential metal contamination. Follow the link for more details.

CFIA recalls this week

Killarney Market brand ground beef, pork and turkey recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

The Soup Boy brand Carrot Soup recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum

FDA and FSIS audits

Undeclared Peanuts in "Cumin Powder"

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

Walker's Foods, a Carrollton, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 46,612 pounds of pork with sauce products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Suma recalls its unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter 700g due to foreign body contamination

Suma has recalled its unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter as it may contain a foreign body which represents a choking hazard and a public health risk for those consuming the product - see FSA food alert.

FSAI alert


FSA recalls for metal

Sainsbury’s recalls various chilled ready meals with potato that might contain small pieces of metal. Follow the link for more details.

Morrisons recalls its own-brand Carrot & Swede Mash as it may contain small pieces of metal - click on link

Waitrose recalls own-brand Creamy, Golden Smoked Haddock in Cheese Sauce as it may contain small pieces of metal.

Tesco recalls various own-brand potato salad and coleslaw products due to potential metal contamination.

Sainsbury’s recalls various own-brand potato salad and coleslaw products due to potential metal contamination

Thursday, 14 May 2015

O'Donnells Tipperary Mature Irish Cheese and Red Onion Crisps recalled

O'Donnells is recalling a batch of O'Donnells (Gluten Free) Tipperary Mature Irish Cheese and Red Onion Crisps as they contain gluten, which is not declared on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to gluten. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Recall of a Batch of Big Al's Chicken Goujons Gluten and Wheat Free Due to Possible Presence of Plastic Pieces

The Food Standards Authority of Ireland has issued this recall. Follow the link to see the product affected.

Friday, 8 May 2015

Yekta Foods Ltd recalls the spice Sommak due to the presence of Orange II and Sudan

Yekta Food Ltd has recalled the above product because the presence of the illegal dyes Orange II and Sudan has been detected. Orange II and Sudan dyes are red dyes that are used for colouring solvents, oils, waxes, petrol and shoe and floor polishes. Follow the link for product details..

Source: FSA

Higgidy Chicken and Smoky Spanish Chorizo Pie recalled

Higgidy Ltd is recalling two date codes of its ‘Chicken & Smoky Spanish Chorizo Pie’ as the product contains egg, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

SP Wholesale Meats Recalls Sausage Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen -
Wheat

Bi-Lo Supermarket #5406, a Rossville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 11-22 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with pieces from a small plastic pop-up timer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Jamaican Style Shrimp and Soya Patties

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. is recalling one lot of its Blue Seal Home Fresh Starter Amp Medicated Poultry Feed. The recall is being implemented due to the discovery of excess salt in the feed concerning lot number 1015072.

Poco Dolce Confections Announces Recall of Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee  undeclared milk

Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. of Richmond, BC, Canada is voluntarily recalling sliced apple and products containing sliced apples, from its Northeast Fresh Facility located in Brampton, ON, Canada because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Victory Kitchens, a Toronto, Ontario, Canada firm, is recalling approximately 4,672 pounds of chicken noodle soup products that contain chicken from a country that is not eligible to send product to the U.S., the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The poultry ingredients were sourced from Thailand, and were formulated using poultry ingredients that were not produced under equivalent inspection.

CFIA recalls this week

Smith Snacks brand Pizza Subs recalled due to undeclared fish

Lasco brand Coconut Cream Powder recalled due to undeclared milk

Certain Ezaki Glico brand Pretz recalled due to undeclared milk

Simple Simon Soups brand Lobster Chowder recalled due to undeclared egg

Saturday, 2 May 2015

CFIA recalls this week

Recall of Homestyle Meats brand sausages due to undeclared wheat

East Coast Beef Jerky brand Beef Jerky recalled due to undeclared allergens

Heinz brand Chicken with Broth infant food recalled due to potential for spoilage

Rashad brand Baklawa Mix recalled due to undeclared cashews

0865838 B.C. Ltd., (doing business as Pitt Meadows Meats, Fraser Valley Meat Supplies Ltd., and Meadow Valley Meats), fined $125,000.00 for an offence under the Food and Drugs Act

The Wine Society Recalls Ottoventi Punto 8 2013 Wine as the Neck of the Glass Bottle May Break on Opening

The Wine Society is recalling bottles of Ottoventi Punto 8 2013. This recall follows several consumer complaints of the neck of the glass wine bottle breaking when the cork was removed and may cause injury.
 

FSA allergy recalls

Thurstons Fine Foods has recalled its Thurstons Apricot Jam because it contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites.

TRS is recalling Shan Fruit Chaat Seasoning because it contains sulphur dioxide and soya, which are not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide, or an allergy to soya.

Netto Ltd is recalling packs of Aruna Sweet Paprika because it has tested positive for almond protein. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to almond.

Lidl UK is recalling packs of Emotionali Toffee Selektion with a 'best before' date of 4 December 2015, because it contains milk which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents.

The Hut Group Ltd is withdrawing a batch of Myprotein Salt & Vinegar Protein Puffs multipacks as certain packs contain individual packets of BBQ flavour due to a packaging error. The BBQ flavour product contains wheat, which is not mentioned on the labelling. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat.

Lidl UK is recalling King Frais Desserts with Cream (Pudding Schokolade mit Sahne)

Lidl UK is recalling packs of King Frais Desserts with Cream labelled in German (the product name used is ‘Pudding Schokolade mit Sahne’). The product contains milk, which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents. Follow the link for product details.

Recall of a Batch of Ballymassey Country Butter due to Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Ballymassey Country Butter is recalling one batch of raw cows’ milk butter due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes. This butter was sold by a retailer in Co. Galway and recall point of sale notices are displayed in this store.

Additional Batches of Organic Chlorella Powder Recalled by Nua Naturals Due to the Presence of Salmonella Rissen (Update 1)

Following the detection of Salmonella Rissen in a jar of chlorella powder, Nua Naturals is recalling additional batches of the above products. Nua Naturals is providing in-store point of sale notices requesting customers who have bought this product to return it. No action is required by official agencies, unless specifically asked.

Source: FSAI

Thursday, 30 April 2015

CFIA recalls this week

Food Recall Warning - Rescindment of Food Recall Warnings (Allergen)Cumin and Cumin-containing products recalled due to undeclared almond

Correction - Food Recall Warning - Sliced apples and products containing sliced apples recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes 

Dalisa brand Pork Roast recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Lazar Gourmet Foods brand Beef Samosas recalled due to undeclared mustard

Simple Simon Meals brand Lobster Mac-n-Cheese recalled due to undeclared egg

Sliced apples and products containing sliced apples recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Heinz brand Sweet Potato and Beef Medley infant food recalled due to potential for spoilage

Gourmet Chef brand Creamy Coleslaw with Greek Yogurt recalled due to undeclared sunflower seeds

Whole Foods Market brand La Guadalupana Tamale Salsa Verde recalled due to undeclared egg

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Hy-Vee pulls pasta salad from stores due to potential threat of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria contamination

Voluntary Recall for Navajo Pride Bleached Flour Due to Possible Health Risk from Salmonella

Golden Krust Patties, a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,073,384 pounds of beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Waymouth Farms, Inc. of New Hope, MN is recalling RAW PINE NUTS in various sizes, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Skyline Provisions, Inc., a Harvey, Ill., establishment, is recalling 1,029 pounds of beef products contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

Corn Maiden Foods, Inc., a Harbor City, Calif. establishment, added an additional item to the recalled products list, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product should have been part of the original 15,600 pounds of pork products that were recalled on April 11, 2015. Therefore, the poundage has not changed. The products contain hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co., a Fresno, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 159,291 pounds of sausage 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 lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.


Saturday, 18 April 2015

FSA alergy alerts

Lidl UK is recalling its Deluxe Mature Cheddar with Pickled Onions and Chives, because the product contains undeclared presence of sulphites, 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 and/or sulphites.

The Co-operative Food is recalling its Loved by Us Tandoori Chicken Slices because the product contains milk, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy or intolerance to milk and its constituents.

Mars Chocolate UK recalls Galaxy Cookie Crumble chocolate bars that possibly contain a small piece of white plastic

Mars Chocolate UK is recalling certain batches of its Galaxy Cookie Crumble bars. This is because the product may contain a small piece of white plastic. Follow the link for product recalls.

Source: FSA

The Wine Society recalls Ottoventi Punto 8 2013 wine because the glass wine bottle neck may break when trying to pull out the cork

The Wine Society is recalling bottles of its Ottoventi Punto 8 2013 wine because glass wine bottle neck may break when trying to pull out the cork. Follow the link for product recalls.

Source: FSA

AMKO Foods has recalled its Pork Dripping with Jelly product due to lack of appropriate shelf life analysis and inadequate storage instructions

AMKO Foods has recalled all packs of the above product because the manufacturer has not carried out appropriate shelf life analysis and the product is not labelled with appropriate storage instructions to indicate that it should be chilled. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Iceland is recalling its Blackened Salmon Portions due to undeclared almond protein

Iceland is recalling its Blackened Salmon Portions because the paprika used in its manufacture is contaminated with almond protein. This is not declared on the packaging and means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to almond.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Korean curry products recalled by Seoul Trading Corp. due to undeclared mustard

Saturday, 4 April 2015

Sainsbury's Thai Takeaway for 2 withdrawn

Sainsbury’s Supermarket Ltd is withdrawing a batch of its Sainsbury’s Thai Takeaway for 2 because of the presence of soya, fish and barley which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya, fish or barley. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Hotel Chocolat withdraws its Milk Free 'Milk' Chocolates

Hotel Chocolat is withdrawing its ‘Milk Free Milk’ chocolates as they may contain traces of milk, which is not clearly mentioned on the product label. This makes the products a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

TT Co. brand Premium Flavoured Cream Powders recalled due to undeclared milk

Adamba brand Polish Style Krupnik Mushroom with Barley Soup recalled due to undeclared milk

Lilydale brand Oven Roasted Carved Chicken Breast and Oven Roasted Carved Turkey Breast recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Kirkland Signature brand roasted chicken salad containing fully cooked sliced chicken breast recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Various Sobeys in-store prepared salads containing fully cooked sliced chicken breast recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Tinnel's brand Jamaican Style Patties recalled due to undeclared sesame

Organic garlic powder recalled due to Salmonella

Saturday, 28 March 2015

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK Consumer Healthcare) is recalling all MaxiNutrition Cyclone Milk 330ml ready to drink products due to the possible risk of a choking hazard

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSK Consumer Healthcare) is recalling all MaxiNutrition Cyclone Milk 330ml ready to drink products. This is because the product may contain creatine particles due to re-crystallisation. This presents a possible choking hazard and may cause injury to the mouth. Follow the link for product details. Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Lindt USA Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Hazelnuts in Chocolate Covered Raisin and Chocolate Covered Almond Bags

Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Cadia Organic Cut Spinach, Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach, Wild Harvest Organic Cut Leaf Spinach, and Wegmans Organic Just Picked Spinach Because of Possible Health Risk

Superior Foods, Inc., of Watsonville, CA is recalling 8,475 Cases Of Simply Balanced 10-oz Frozen Organic Chopped Spinach Distributed Exclusively At Target Stores due to Listeria Monocytogenes.

Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has initiated a voluntary product recall of the following O’Coconut™ products after being notified by supplier that samples of a raw material in this product have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Wegmans Announces Recall of (Frozen) Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Just Picked Spinach, 12 Oz. Which May Be Contaminated With Listeria Monocytogenes

Supervalu Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Product 

Taylor Farms Florida Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Soy in Kale and Quinoa Salad 

Van Lang Foods, a Countryside, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 232 pounds of pork potstickers and chicken dim sum due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain egg, a known allergen which was not declared on the product label.

La Terra Fina is issuing a voluntary recall of its Organic Spinach Dip due to a potential health risk from Listeria exposure. The recall of product available in Bay Area Costco stores is a precaution.

Boa Vida Imports Recalls Pork And Beef Products Imported From An Ineligible Country Without Benefit Of Import Inspection

Texas Star Nut and Food Co. Inc. Natural Macadamia Nuts Are Being Voluntarily Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination - Salmonella

Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 73,897 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the products identified on Attachment A. This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Amy’s organic spinach suppliers that Amy’s may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes,

Giant Eagle Voluntarily Recalls Little Italy Paninis Due to an Undeclared Egg Allergen

Giant Eagle Voluntarily Recalls Japanese Breaded Cod Fillets Due to an Undeclared Soy Allergen

Stock Yards Meat Packing Co., Inc., a Tucson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,149 pounds of roast beef due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product was mistakenly labeled as corned beef on the product label.

Carmel Food Group Recalls 3 Frozen Ravioli Items under Rising Moon Organics label – Due to Possible Health Risk due to Listeria Monocytogenes

CFIA recalls this week

Organic vegetarian chicken broth powder recalled due to Salmonella

Lilydale brand Oven Roasted Carved Chicken Breast recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Amy's brand frozen entrée products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Cumin-containing products recalled due to undeclared almond

Various products containing garlic powder recalled due to Salmonella

Lakeshore Fish Company Inc. (Ontario Corporation 1069376) fined $12,500 for offences under the Fish Inspection Regulations

Aurora brand Cranberry Health Mix may be unsafe due to Salmonella

Ground Cumin recalled due to undeclared almond

Christie brand Golden Oreo Cookies recalled due to incorrect carbohydrate declaration

Friday, 20 March 2015

Food recalls - Australia

Kagro NSW Pty Ltd—Strong Vinegar (Acetic Acid) - undiluted so could cause internal injuries.

Aufit Pty Ltd—Mini Gem Cookies and Mini Burger Cookies - undeclared eggs and milk.

RL Adams Pty Ltd—Darling Downs Mountain Range Eggs and Darling Downs Fresh Eggs - dirty eggs may have been packed.

Timboon Fine Ice Cream—Passionfruit Meringue Ice Cream - undeclared egg.

Glandore Estate Pty Ltd—Assorted Glandore Estate Wines - plastic choking hazard

Mrs Unis Spicy Foods recalls batches of its modified atmosphere packed products due to concerns over its procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum

The effectiveness of process controls that could potentially affect the safety of modified atmosphere packed products produced by Mrs Unis Spicy Foods cannot be demonstrated satisfactorily. The issue relates to ensuring sufficient controlling factors are in place to prevent growth and toxin production of non-proteolytic Clostridium botulinum. This may cause a serious form of food poisoning called botulism. As there is insufficient evidence to demonstrate products are safe, a recall is being carried out as a precautionary measure. Follow the link to find out product details.

Source: FSA