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

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Giant Eagle Voluntary Recall of Bakery Seasonal Cut-Out Shapes Cookies Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

First Source LLC Recalls Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Walnut Halves & Pieces 6oz tubs Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Natural Grocers Expands Recall on Organic Garlic Powder Due to Possible Health Risk  - Salmonella

StoneRidge Wholesale Division, LLC, a Wautoma, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,851 pounds of pork tenderloin products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Alewel’s Country Meats, a Warrensburg, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 134 pounds of beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product was produced using the wrong inspection legend.

Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Select Code Dates and Manufacturing Codes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Boxed Dinners Due to Possible Metal Pieces

CFIA recalls this week

Organic garlic powder recalled due to Salmonella

Various products containing garlic powder recalled due to Salmonella

Trader Joe's brand walnuts recalled due to Salmonella


Tuesday, 17 March 2015

CFIA recalls this week

Elite Salads brand schmaltz herring products recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum

Trader Joe's brand Cinnamon Almonds recalled due to undeclared peanut

MD brand products recalled due to undeclared mustard and sulphites

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

Tinnel's brand "Tasty Jamaican Patties! Beef Patties" recalled due to undeclared sesame and milk

Monticello brand Cooked Ham recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Red Rain brand and Inked brand Energy Drinks recalled due to undeclared walnut

Neal’s Yard Creamery recalls a batch of its Ragstone unpasteurised goat’s milk cheese due to high levels of Listeria monocytogenes

Neal’s Yard Creamery has recalled a batch of its 200g Ragstone unpasteurised goat’s milk cheese because high levels of Listeria monocytogenes have been found in the product. Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning, particularly among key vulnerable groups, including pregnant women, unborn and newborn babies, those over 60 years old, and anyone with reduced immunity. Follow the link for product details.

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

T. Up Trading, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Corn Bba

L & L Foods, a Wilmington, Ohio, establishment is recalling approximately 30,665 pounds of bacon bits 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.

Bon Appetizers, LLC, a Lakewood, N.J., company, is recalling approximately 10,429 pounds of 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 peanut, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Bear Creek Smokehouse, a Marshall, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,700 pounds of beef 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.

Gourmet Kitchen, Inc., a Neptune, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 16,722 pounds of various beef and chicken products due to adulteration, misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products contain peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label, at very low levels posing a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.

Grand Papa’s Inc., a Detroit, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 644 pounds of fried pork skin products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

Frontier Co-op Initiates Voluntary Class 1 Recall Due to Possible Health Risk from Organic Garlic Powder - Salmonella

Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts Because of Possible Health Risk - Salmonella

Badia Spices, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Ground Cumin Products for Undeclared Peanut Protein

Giant Eagle Voluntary Recall of Irish Soda Bread Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

Trader Joe’s Issues Product Recall & Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Cinnamon Almonds

Sunday, 8 March 2015

FSA allergy and food safety alerts this week

Aytac Foods Ltd is withdrawing its SnackSoft Dried Figs because they contain sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the product packaging.

Pamir Rice and Dry Fruit Co is recalling all its Afghan Dry Plum because it contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

Persia Food Ltd is recalling its Golden Raisins because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

Wanis Ltd recalls Africa's Finest Ground Egusi (Melon Seeds) due to presence of Salmonella (update)

CFIA recalls this week

Food Recall Warning - Juici Patties brand Jamaican Style unbaked Chicken Patty recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Confetti Crispo and Crispo brand chocolate products recalled due to undeclared milk and peanut

Refrigerated Candy Smoked Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Sliced Mortadella products sold at Lady York Foods recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Shabros brand Kalonji Whole recalled due to Salmonella

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Premier Distribution Center, Inc. Recalls Beef and Pork Products Due to Misbranding

Bavarian Meats Recalls Brand Loaf Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen 

Rio Tex Wholesale Meats Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

Maternal Science, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Healthy Mama® Boost It Up!™; Mango Drink

Campos Foods, LLC, a Caryville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 126,705 pounds of beef 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.

Ateeco, Inc., Maker of Mrs. T’s Pierogies, Issues Voluntary Regional Product Recall of Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Pierogies Due to Plastic Contamination

Oscar's Hickory House Recalls Beef Jerky Product Due To Processing Deviation

Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Issues Allergy Alert for Limited Number of Jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato Due to Undeclared Peanut