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

Boise Co-op Sickens 250 With Salmonella

The Central District Health Department (CDHD) continues to investigate a Salmonella outbreak associated with the Boise Co-op deli – specifically food purchased from the deli after June 1, 2015 – this includes food purchased at the Boise airport.

As of June 19, 2015, approximately 250 cases of Salmonella are associated with this outbreak – including individuals from several states. Preliminary test results showed Salmonella growth in raw turkey, tomatoes and onion. However, additional laboratory tests are pending.

Source: Salmonella Blog

CFIA recalls this week

Papillon brand Roquefort cheese recalled due to a toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria

Phoebe brand Mote Blanco / White Corn products recalled due to undeclared sulphites 

Santan brand coconut milk powder and instant coconut cream powder recalled due to undeclared milk

Champ's Mushrooms and President's Choice brand sliced mushroom products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Wong's brand Wangjiadu Dry Pan or Spicy Condiment recalled due to undeclared peanuts

Sunday, 14 June 2015

Lidl recalls some packs of Milbona Strawberry Cheesecakes

Lidl UK is recalling packs of Milbona Strawberry Cheesecakes with a 'use by' date of 12 June 2015, as they may contain Milbona Strawberry Trifles, which contain egg not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.
 
Follow the link for product details.

Genius Foods, and retailers Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose are recalling some gluten free products due to the undeclared presence of gluten

Genius Foods, and retailers Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose have recalled the products listed below because they may contain elevated levels of gluten. The products are labelled as gluten free. This means they are a possible health risk for anyone with an intolerance to gluten.

Follow the link for product details.

The Wine Society recalls its 'Prosecco Brut i Duecento' wine due to shattering of bottles

The Wine Society is recalling bottles of its 'Prosecco Brut i Duecento' wine because of reports of some bottles shattering. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Lollipop Candy recalled due to undeclared milk

Roxy brand Unsweetened Coconut Cream Powder recalled due to undeclared milk

Live Organic Raw brand Garden Vegetable Crackers recalled due to undeclared soy

Juliang brand Goji Berry recalled due to undeclared sulphites

Champ's Mushrooms brand Sliced Mini Bella Mushrooms recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes


FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Wisconsin Firm Voluntarily Recalls Potato Salad Due to the Possible Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes

Larry’s Custom Meats Inc., a Hartwick, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 529 pounds of beef tongue products that may have been shipped with lingual tonsils still attached, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Walgreen Co. of Deerfield, IL is recalling Nice! Powdered Sugar Mini Donuts, because it has received consumer complaints alleging that mold was observed on some products.

Lakewood, Colo. — Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., based natural grocery chain, is recalling additional lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia Nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,

Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine, Inc., a Lake Charles, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 93,006 pounds of both raw and cooked stuffed chicken 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 wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

Benedetti Farms, Inc., a Sonoma, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,670 pounds of chicken and turkey sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The chicken and turkey sausages were wrapped in hog and sheep casings that were not listed on the labels. Hog and sheep casings may elicit allergic reactions in the rare cases of individuals known to be allergic to pork or sheep proteins.

Woolworths Select Chicken & Vegetable Pies 4pk

Product Safety Recalls Australia reports that Woolworths wishes to advise customers they are conducting a recall on the above product. The recall applies only to product with the Best Before dates of 09/OCT/2016 to 10/OCT/2016 inclusive. No other products are affected by this recall. What are the defects? The product is being recalled as it may contain glass. What are the hazards? Product may pose a health risk to consumers if consumed.

Source: PSRA

Low Levels of Listeria monocytogenes Detected in a Batch of Burren Smokehouse Smoked Organic Salmon

Low levels of Listeria monocytogenes have been detected in the above batch of Burren Smokehouse Ltd smoked organic salmon. A low level of the pathogen was detected in the smoked salmon; however, because Listeria monocytogenes can grow at refrigeration temperatures, there is a risk that the bacteria could grow to harmful levels. Listeriosis is a serious disease which can be life threatening, particularly for pregnant women, the elderly and other people with a weakened immune system. Follow the link for batch details.

Source: FSAI

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Direct Wines Ltd, trading as Laithwaite's and The Sunday Times Wine Club, recalls its 'Andrew McPherson's The Full Fifteen Sparkling Red' wine due to shattering of some bottles

Direct Wines Ltd, trading as Laithwaite's and The Sunday Times Wine Club, is recalling bottles of its 'Andrew McPherson's The Full Fifteen Sparkling Red' wine because of the shattering of some bottles.
 
Follow the link for more details. Source: FSA

Asda recalls its Cooked and Peeled King Prawns as some packs contain raw prawns

Asda is recalling its 180g Cooked and Peeled King Prawns as some packs have been incorrectly produced with raw prawns.

Product details Product: Asda Cooked and Peeled King Prawns Weight: 180g Barcode: 5052449318166 'Use by' date: 7 June 2015

No other Asda products are known to be affected. For more details click on the link.

Source: FSA

Additional Batches of Suma Unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Possible Presence of Foreign Body Contamination

See FSAI website for more details.

Recall of Several Batches of ISWARI Chlorella Powder Due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella Rissen

Iswari Ireland Ltd is recalling four batches of ISWARI Chorella Powder (see table) due to the possible presence of Salmonella Rissen. The implicated powder was sold in a number of health stores around Ireland and sold online by Iswari Ireland Ltd., predominately in 2014. Point of sale recall notices are being provided requesting customers who have bought the implicated batches to return or dispose of them.

Source: FSAI

Distell Ltd. Recalls Batches of Pinot Grigio Wine Due to Possible Presence of Small Glass Fragments

Distell Ltd. is recalling certain batches of Nederburg 56 Hundred Pinot Grigio due to the possible presence of small glass fragments. Point of sale notices should be displayed in retail outlets where the affected batches were sold.

Additional Batches of Wine Withdrawn Due to the Possible Presence of Small Glass Fragments

CFIA recalls this week

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

Vinh Thuan brand Instant Coconut Powder recalled due to undeclared milk

Iron Cross Blister Beetles in Imported Pre-packaged Leafy Vegetables 

Information for consumers on Maggi brand noodle products from India - lead contamination

Maple Leaf Spices brand spice products recalled due to undeclared mustard and sulphites

Schneider's brand All Beef Bologna recalled due to undeclared milk and wheat

Willow Creek brand Certified Organic Curry Powder recalled due to undeclared mustard

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Santa Barbara Smokehouse Voluntary Recalls Cold Smoked Salmon Because of Possible Health Risk from Listeria monocytogenes

Frontiere Natural Meats, LLC, a Denver, Colorado establishment, is recalling 1,640 pounds of ground elk meat that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria

Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods Issues Allergy Alert for Gluten Free California Veggie Burger Due to Undeclared Soy

Best Cash & Carry is Voluntarily Recalling Green Raisins (Sunderkhani) Because They May Contain Undeclared Sulfites

Demes Gourmet Corp., a Fullerton, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 29,052 pounds of poultry and pork products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The chicken sausages were wrapped in hog casings that were not listed on the labels. Hog casings may elicit allergic reactions in the rare cases of individuals known to be allergic to pork proteins.

Paleteria La Jalpita Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk And Sulfite In Ice Cream Bars And Popsicles

Total Packaging of KY, Inc., an Owensboro, Ky., establishment, is recalling approximately 18,000 pounds of Anytime Foods Turkey and Cheese Lunch Kits due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Quincy Street, Inc. Recalls Pork Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination - specific matter not identified.

Tyson Fresh Meats, a Dakota City, Neb., establishment, is recalling approximately 16,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The Hemisphere Group, Inc. of Smithtown, NY, is recalling 14,000 lbs. of Vietnamese LP Cashews, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,

Friday, 29 May 2015

Independent Irish Health Foods Ltd Recalls Liquorice Root due to the Presence of Elevated Levels of Ochratoxin A

Following detection of elevated levels of ochratoxin A in a batch (11729B) of liquorice root, Independent Irish Health Foods Ltd. is recalling batches with best before dates within the range given above. Point of sale recall notices will be displayed in the shops where the implicated batches were sold.

Helio Sloneczne Owoce Zurawina (Dried Cranberries) recalled

Mieszko Food City is recalling a batch of Helio Sloneczne Owoce Zurawina (Dried Cranberries) because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging of the product. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Recall of Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen (ground turmeric root) due to the presence of Salmonella

Monolith Mitte Gmbh is recalling a number of batches of Kurkumawurzel, gemahlen (ground turmeric root) 50g packs, due to the presence of Salmonella infantis. The affected batches are unsafe to eat. This product has been distributed to a number of Eastern European food businesses in Ireland. Point of sale notices must be displayed in retail outlets where the affected batches were sold.

Source: FSAI

Williams Eggs - recalled due to high level of cracked eggs

Product Safety Recalls Australia states that William’s Eggs is conducting a recall because of the risk of high levels of cracked eggs.

Wiper and True recalls its Mount Hood Porter beer due to shattering of some bottles

Wiper and True is recalling bottles of its Mount Hood Porter beer because a manufacturing fault means the bottles might shatter. Follow the link for more detail.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Updated Food Recall Warning - President's Choice brand hummus and dip products recalled due to a toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria

Compliments brand Beef Sausages recalled due to undeclared mustard and wheat

Glico Double Pretz and Glico Pretz brand Biscuit Sticks recalled due to undeclared milk

Farmer's Market brand and Strang's Produce brand Russet Potatoes recalled due to possible tampering

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Falcon Trading Company, Inc. dba SunRidge Farms Is Voluntarily Recalling Coconut-Medium Shred Due To Possible Health Risk - metal wire

Falcon Trading Company, Inc. dba SunRidge Farms is Voluntarily Recalling Vanilla Candy-Coconut Chews Due To Possible Health Risk - metal wire

Whole Foods Market's Oakland Store Voluntarily Recalls Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona Cut and Wrap Pieces Due to Undeclared Tree Nut Allergen - hazelnut

Culinary Brands Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,038 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The pork product was mistakenly mislabeled and may contain the wrong product, a mushroom risotto which contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

 Jose Madrid Salsa of Zanesville, Ohio has issued a voluntary recall of Jose Madrid Salsa Original Mild Salsa packaged in 13oz jars, due to potentially improperly sealed jars. An unknown number of jar lids may have been convex instead of vacuum sealed. Compromised seals or seams could result in product contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens and may lead to illness if consumed.

House of Spices (India) Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in "Dry Apricot"

Euro Import Distributions Inc Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Dried Apricots

Natural Grocers® issues recall of Macadamia Nuts due to possible health risk from Salmonella

Bedessee Imports Inc., Voluntarily Recalls Brown Betty Coconut Milk Powder Due to Presence of Undeclared Milk

The Popcorn Factory, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Product

Old World Meats, a Duluth, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 12 pounds of roast beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

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