Food safety is a given, when a consumer purchases food they expect it to be safe and fit to eat. The responsibility for ensuring food is safe to eat rests with the farmer (sometimes called the primary producer), the manufacturer or processor (if the food is prepared in a factory), the distributor and wholesaler (the people responsible for transfering the food from the manufacturer to the shop or to the door in the case of direct sales or mail order), the retailer and the consumer themselves.
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Allergen Alert: Glazers Donuts With Trace Egg
Kwik Trip, Inc. located in La Crosse, WI is recalling Glazers Donuts in a 10.75 oz. cardboard box because it may contain undeclared traces of egg. Consumers who are allergic to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. On April 5, Kwik Trip, Inc. recalled all Glazers Donuts from their Retail locations due to the undeclared allergen.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered our supplier had added egg to a key ingredient.
The problem has been corrected. No adverse reactions have been reported.
The recalled Glazers Donuts are in a 10.75 oz. cardboard box, UPC CODE 39779 04033, and were sold in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin with a sell by date on or before 04/07.
This week we have seen an issue in Australia with needles being found in strawberry products.
The Guardian reports on the 15th September that: "A $100,000 reward has been offered for information on the Queensland strawberry saboteur amid fears six brands across four states have been targeted with needle insertion.
Fruit sold under Berry Obsession, Berry Licious and Donnybrook brands have been affected, while New South Wales police warn fruit sold under the Love Berry, Delightful Strawberries and Oasis brands were inserted with needles by a possible copycat."
Eleven years of recall information on my Food Safety Chat blog shows that such issues are isolated but occur from time to time and I have added some others too. Most are associated with in-store contamination. The earliest incidents l…
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