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

CFIA recalls this week

Suspected Food Tampering in Potatoes

Vasco Da Gama brand canned seafood products recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

DXN brand instant coffee products recalled due to undeclared milk

Provitus brand vegetable products and Olza Prince Polo brand wafers recalled due to undeclared allergens - milk, mustard, wheat

Brown Betty brand Coconut Milk Powder Mix recalled due to undeclared milk

Orion Ball recalled due to undeclared squid, crab, and shrimp

Saturday, 16 May 2015

La Famiglia Kitchen Stone Baked sourdough garlic bread - 480g

Product Safety Recalls Australia has announced that this product is being recalled because of potential metal contamination. Follow the link for more details.

CFIA recalls this week

Killarney Market brand ground beef, pork and turkey recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

The Soup Boy brand Carrot Soup recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria - Clostridium botulinum

FDA and FSIS audits

Undeclared Peanuts in "Cumin Powder"

Good Seed Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts & Mung Bean Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk from Listeria monocytogenes

Walker's Foods, a Carrollton, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 46,612 pounds of pork with sauce 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.

Suma recalls its unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter 700g due to foreign body contamination

Suma has recalled its unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter as it may contain a foreign body which represents a choking hazard and a public health risk for those consuming the product - see FSA food alert.

FSAI alert


FSA recalls for metal

Sainsbury’s recalls various chilled ready meals with potato that might contain small pieces of metal. Follow the link for more details.

Morrisons recalls its own-brand Carrot & Swede Mash as it may contain small pieces of metal - click on link

Waitrose recalls own-brand Creamy, Golden Smoked Haddock in Cheese Sauce as it may contain small pieces of metal.

Tesco recalls various own-brand potato salad and coleslaw products due to potential metal contamination.

Sainsbury’s recalls various own-brand potato salad and coleslaw products due to potential metal contamination

Thursday, 14 May 2015

O'Donnells Tipperary Mature Irish Cheese and Red Onion Crisps recalled

O'Donnells is recalling a batch of O'Donnells (Gluten Free) Tipperary Mature Irish Cheese and Red Onion Crisps as they contain gluten, which is not declared on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to gluten. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Recall of a Batch of Big Al's Chicken Goujons Gluten and Wheat Free Due to Possible Presence of Plastic Pieces

The Food Standards Authority of Ireland has issued this recall. Follow the link to see the product affected.

Friday, 8 May 2015

Yekta Foods Ltd recalls the spice Sommak due to the presence of Orange II and Sudan

Yekta Food Ltd has recalled the above product because the presence of the illegal dyes Orange II and Sudan has been detected. Orange II and Sudan dyes are red dyes that are used for colouring solvents, oils, waxes, petrol and shoe and floor polishes. Follow the link for product details..

Source: FSA

Higgidy Chicken and Smoky Spanish Chorizo Pie recalled

Higgidy Ltd is recalling two date codes of its ‘Chicken & Smoky Spanish Chorizo Pie’ as the product contains egg, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

SP Wholesale Meats Recalls Sausage Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen -
Wheat

Bi-Lo Supermarket #5406, a Rossville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 11-22 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with pieces from a small plastic pop-up timer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Jamaican Style Shrimp and Soya Patties

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. is recalling one lot of its Blue Seal Home Fresh Starter Amp Medicated Poultry Feed. The recall is being implemented due to the discovery of excess salt in the feed concerning lot number 1015072.

Poco Dolce Confections Announces Recall of Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee  undeclared milk

Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. of Richmond, BC, Canada is voluntarily recalling sliced apple and products containing sliced apples, from its Northeast Fresh Facility located in Brampton, ON, Canada because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Victory Kitchens, a Toronto, Ontario, Canada firm, is recalling approximately 4,672 pounds of chicken noodle soup products that contain chicken from a country that is not eligible to send product to the U.S., the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The poultry ingredients were sourced from Thailand, and were formulated using poultry ingredients that were not produced under equivalent inspection.

CFIA recalls this week

Smith Snacks brand Pizza Subs recalled due to undeclared fish

Lasco brand Coconut Cream Powder recalled due to undeclared milk

Certain Ezaki Glico brand Pretz recalled due to undeclared milk

Simple Simon Soups brand Lobster Chowder recalled due to undeclared egg

Saturday, 2 May 2015

CFIA recalls this week

Recall of Homestyle Meats brand sausages due to undeclared wheat

East Coast Beef Jerky brand Beef Jerky recalled due to undeclared allergens

Heinz brand Chicken with Broth infant food recalled due to potential for spoilage

Rashad brand Baklawa Mix recalled due to undeclared cashews

0865838 B.C. Ltd., (doing business as Pitt Meadows Meats, Fraser Valley Meat Supplies Ltd., and Meadow Valley Meats), fined $125,000.00 for an offence under the Food and Drugs Act

The Wine Society Recalls Ottoventi Punto 8 2013 Wine as the Neck of the Glass Bottle May Break on Opening

The Wine Society is recalling bottles of Ottoventi Punto 8 2013. This recall follows several consumer complaints of the neck of the glass wine bottle breaking when the cork was removed and may cause injury.
 

FSA allergy recalls

Thurstons Fine Foods has recalled its Thurstons Apricot Jam because it contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites.

TRS is recalling Shan Fruit Chaat Seasoning because it contains sulphur dioxide and soya, which are not mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide, or an allergy to soya.

Netto Ltd is recalling packs of Aruna Sweet Paprika because it has tested positive for almond protein. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to almond.

Lidl UK is recalling packs of Emotionali Toffee Selektion with a 'best before' date of 4 December 2015, because it contains milk which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents.

The Hut Group Ltd is withdrawing a batch of Myprotein Salt & Vinegar Protein Puffs multipacks as certain packs contain individual packets of BBQ flavour due to a packaging error. The BBQ flavour product contains wheat, which is not mentioned on the labelling. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat.

Lidl UK is recalling King Frais Desserts with Cream (Pudding Schokolade mit Sahne)

Lidl UK is recalling packs of King Frais Desserts with Cream labelled in German (the product name used is ‘Pudding Schokolade mit Sahne’). The product contains milk, which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents. Follow the link for product details.

Recall of a Batch of Ballymassey Country Butter due to Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Ballymassey Country Butter is recalling one batch of raw cows’ milk butter due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes. This butter was sold by a retailer in Co. Galway and recall point of sale notices are displayed in this store.

Additional Batches of Organic Chlorella Powder Recalled by Nua Naturals Due to the Presence of Salmonella Rissen (Update 1)

Following the detection of Salmonella Rissen in a jar of chlorella powder, Nua Naturals is recalling additional batches of the above products. Nua Naturals is providing in-store point of sale notices requesting customers who have bought this product to return it. No action is required by official agencies, unless specifically asked.

Source: FSAI