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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Pacific International Marketing Voluntarily Recalls 19 Cases of Bulk Romaine Lettuce Sold At Vons And Pavilions Stores In California And Nevada Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Pacific International Marketing (“Pacific”) is voluntarily recalling 19 cases of bulk Romaine Lettuce sold at Vons and Pavilions stores in California and Nevada due to potential Salmonella contamination. The bulk Romaine Lettuce was sold in bulk produce bins from July 2, 2012 through July 4, 2012. The lettuce heads are banded with a red twist tie marked “Safeway.”
Consumers who may have purchased this product should discard it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. No Illnesses have been reported to date. This recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution. The recall is the result of a positive Salmonella test taken at the field level. The source of contamination is unknown.
Nutrisport Ltd is recalling various Nutrisport and Atlas protein products because the products contain milk which has not been declared on the label. This means it is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. The product is distributed via Tree of Life UK Ltd. Click on the link to find out more.
Bradbury and Son (Buxton) Ltd is recalling a batch of Lo-Col, cheese alternative, because the product contains milk which is not emphasised in bold type on the labelling. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk. Follow the link to find out more.
As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard.
This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum).
Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is voluntarily recalling Swiss Rolls sold under the brand names Mrs. Freshley’s, Food Lion, H-E-B, Baker’s Treat, Market Square, and Great Value, distributed nationwide, and Captain John Derst’s Old Fashioned Bread distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, due to the potential presence of Salmonella in an ingredient, whey powder.