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Cheryl's Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall On Its 1.6 oz. Buttercream Frosted Cinnamon Pumpkin Cookies Due To Undeclared Peanuts

Cheryl’s of Westerville, Ohio is recalling 10,588 individually wrapped 1.6 oz. Buttercream Frosted Cinnamon Pumpkin Cookies because the wrapper on these affected cookies may not specifically state that the cookie contains Peanuts, a known allergen. Our investigation revealed that some of the packages of our Buttercream Frosted Cinnamon Pumpkin Cookies actually contained our Fudge Buttercream Frosted Peanut Butter Cookie. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Source: FDA

Harrods Chocolatier Dark Chocolate withdrawn

Marasu's Petit Fours Limited is withdrawing several batch codes of Harrods Chocolatier Dark Chocolate because the product contains soya, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those who are allergic to soya. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert. Follow the link to find out more.

Source: FSA

Win Luck Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs in Lam Sheng Kee's Shrimp Balls, Lobster Balls and Fish Package Eggs and Fresh Fish Cakes

WIN LUCK TRADING INC. of Bayonne, NJ, is recalling all lots of Lam Sheng Kee’s 7 ounce packages of Shrimp Balls, Lobster Balls, Fish Package Eggs and Fresh Fish Cakes because they may contain undeclared eggs. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled Lam Sheng Kee’s Shrimp Balls, Lobster Balls, Fish Package Eggs and Fresh Fish Cakes were distributed in retail stores in New York and West Virginia during January 2013 to March 2013. Follow the link to read more.

Source: FDA

Certain in shell hazelnuts or mixed nuts in shell may contain Salmonella bacteria

The public warning issued on May 16, 2013 has been updated to include additional product and distribution information. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain in shell hazelnuts or mixed nuts in shell described in the press release because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Follow the link to read more.

LL Bakery, Inc. Announces the Recall of White Farm Enriched White Bread, Butter Farm Enriched White Bread, and Italian Cream Danish for Undeclared Milk Allergens

LL Bakery Inc. of Torrance, CA is recalling all White Farm Enriched White Bread, Butter Farm Enriched White Bread, and Italian Cream Danish because product labels fail to declare the allergen "milk", in the whey powder listed in their ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a life threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical attention should they consume these products.

LL Bakery Inc. immediately segregated its entire inventory of White Farm Enriched White Bread, Butter Farm Enriched White Bread, and Italian Cream Danish. They are notifying and warning consumers and customers not to consume them. White Farm Enriched White Bread is a 16 oz. loaf with square shaped slices. The label is white with blue and green lettering, and red design accents. The LL Bakery Logo is on the bottom left corner. Butter Farm Enriched White Bread is a 16 oz. loaf with square shaped slices. The label is white w…

Green Isle Recalls Harvest Stir Fry due to Possible Contamination with Datura Seeds

As a precautionary measure, Green Isle is recalling a batch of frozen Harvest stir fry which was sold in Tesco Ireland stores. This is due to reports from Belgium that one of the ingredients may have been unintentionally contaminated with seeds of a wild plant called datura. These seeds contain tropane alkaloids which may cause illness. No other batches or products are affected by this recall. Green Isle has issued a press notice and in-store recall notices will be displayed in Tesco Ireland stores requesting customers who have bought the implicated batch to return it. No action is required by official agencies.

Click on the link for batch details.

Source: FSAI

Eco-Cuisine Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk

Eco-Cuisine of Boulder, Colorado is recalling all lots of T3314 Basic Brownie Mix, T3333 Betty Brownie Mix with Vanilla, T3388 Ground Beef Style Quick Mix, T3394 Sausage Style Quick Mix, T3416 Chocolate Cookie Mix, T3417 Lemon Muffin Mix, and T3418 English Scone Mix, CM25COOK Basic Cookie Mix 25 lb. bag, CM25MUFF Basic Muffin Mix 25 lb. bag, CM25SCON Basic Scone Mix 25 lb. Bag, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Source: FDA

Rural King Recalls Deer Corn Because of Possible Health Risk

Rural King Distributing of Mattoon, IL is recalling 205 tons of Deer Corn, because it has the potential to be contaminated with aflatoxin. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mould by-product. Animals that have consumed any of the above recalled products may exhibit symptoms of illness including sluggishness, unthriftiness, or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, yellowish tint to the eyes, or diarrhea. Consumption of feed containing high amounts of aflatoxin can be fatal to some animals. Deer Corn was distributed to 63 retail stores in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan. Deer Corn is packaged in a green, black, and brown camouflage bags weighing 50 lbs. The product UPC Code is 689139348193. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Source: FDA

Tropical Valley Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Walnuts in Next by Nature Dark Chocolate Bananas

Tropical Valley Foods Inc. of Plattsburgh, NY, is recalling next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE BANANAS, 3 oz. bags, due to undeclared milk and walnuts. People who have an allergy to milk and/or walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The affected next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE BANANAS was sold to distributors in Michigan, Oregon, Colorado, and New Jersey between the dates of January 3rd 2013 and January 10th 2013 for distribution to their retail customers.

Distributors where notified to inform their customers of the recall of the product, to immediately remove it from sale and discarded it. The affected product is packaged in 3 oz. bags with UPC 8 17582 25600 4 and "Best by Date" of 12/18/2013 and 12/19/2013. The recall was initiated after a retail store notified Tropical Valley Foods that Dark Chocolate Walnuts were found in bags labeled as Dark Chocolate Bananas. Subsequent investigation revealed that some Dark Choco…

Undeclared egg in certain Chocolat Jean-Talon brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confections

The public warning issued on May 2, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Chocolat Jean-Talon brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confection products described below. The affected products contain egg which is not properly declared on the label. These products have been distributed in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec. These products may also have been distributed to other provinces. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products. Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to egg.

FDA and FSIS recalls -more this week

Jolly Good Meat Products, a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,471 pounds of pork meat pie products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. The products contain milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. Follow link to product details.

Acadian Fine Foods, LLC, a Church Point, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 17,037 pounds of pork stew and chicken stew products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain whey and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.  Follow link to product details.

Hannaford Supermarkets Issues Allergy Alert for Two Bakery Cookie Products That May Contain Undeclared Nuts. Follow link to product details.

Further FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Krinos Foods, LLC. is Expanding its April 28, 2013 Recall to Include Additional Expiration Dates Jan 01-2014 to Jun 08-2014 of Tahini Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Krinos Foods, LLC. of Long Island City, New York is voluntarily recalling its TAHINI sesame paste, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

 The Tahini product was distributed nationwide through retail stores. The TAHINI sesame paste product is sold in 1 LB glass jars, 2 LB glass jars and in 40 LB plastic pails. The UPC codes for the following products: 1 LB jar is 0-75013-28500-3, 2 LB jar is 0-75013-28510-2 and 40 LB pail 0-75013-04018-3. The recalled lots …

Dairy Fresh Conducts Voluntary Recall of IGA® Brand “Vanilla & Chocolate” 1.75 Quart Ice Cream Because Package May Contain Undeclared Allergens (Almonds, Coconut, Soy)

Dairy Fresh is voluntarily recalling a specific batch of IGA Brand “Vanilla & Chocolate” Ice Cream (1.75 quart, 1.66L) with the plant code “3783” and a SELL BY date of 08-13-13 because it incorrectly contains Heavenly Hash ice cream, which contains almonds, coconut, and soy, which are allergens not declared on the carton. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds, coconut, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The company is aware of one consumer who experienced an allergic reaction after consuming the product manufactured with the “SELL BY” date of 08-13-13. The company is not aware of any other complaint or illness to date related to this issue.

Source: FDA

FDA warns consumers about potential health risk with Juices Incorporated juice products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to consume any juice products or other beverages from Juices Incorporated (aka Juices International and Juices Enterprises) of Brooklyn, N.Y. The company's carrot and beet juice products have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause botulism, a serious and potentially fatal foodborne illness. Consumers are warned not to consume these products even if they do not look or smell spoiled. Follow the link for more details.

Undeclared sulphites in certain Golden Sun brand Seedless Raisins

The public warning issued on April 29, 2013 has been updated to include additional distribution information. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Mitchell Agencies/Concord National are warning people with sensitivities to sulphites not to consume certain Golden Sun brand Seedless Raisins. The affected product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with sensitivities to sulphites. The importer, Mitchell Agencies/Concord National, Mount Pearl, NL, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Blue Dragon Wasabi Plum Shot withdrawn

AB World Foods Ltd is withdrawing all date and batch codes of Blue Dragon Wasabi Plum Shot because the product contains milk that is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for people who are allergic or intolerant to milk or milk constituents. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
 Follow the link for product details.
Source: FSA

Undeclared milk in Blue Dragon brand Wasabi Plum Stir-Fry Sauce

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and I-D Foods Corporation are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume the Blue Dragon brand Wasabi Plum Stir Fry Sauce described in the press release. The affected product contains milk which is not declared on the label. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk. The importer, I-D Foods Corporation, Laval, QC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Undeclared egg in certain Chocolat Jean-Talon brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confections

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Chocolat Jean-Talon Chocolate Inc. are warning people with allergies to egg not to consume the Chocolat Jean-Talon brand Hollow Milk Flavoured Confection products described below. The affected products contain egg which is not properly declared on the label. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products. Consumption of these products may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to egg.

Delissio brand Thin Crispy Crust Grilled Chicken, Tomato & Spinach pizza may contain pieces of plastic

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestlé Canada Inc. are warning the public not to consume the Delissio brand Thin Crispy Crust Grilled Chicken, Tomato & Spinach pizza described below as it may contain pieces of plastic. There have been no reported consumer complaints about this product in Canada.

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

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