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Hans Continental Smallgoods Pty Ltd — Hans Spanish Chorizo 250g

Product Safety Australia reports that vacuum packed chorizo has been recalled due to potential microbial (E. coli) contamination.

What are the hazards? Foods contaminated with E. coli may cause illness if consumed.

What should consumers do? Consumers should not consume this product and should return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund.

Follow the link for product details.

9NINE Brand Foods Ltd recalls its Super Seeds Breakfast Apricot & Strawberry Bar because of undeclared peanuts

9Nine Brand Foods Ltd is recalling its Super Seeds Breakfast Apricot & Strawberry Bar because it contains peanuts which are not mentioned on the ingredients list. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

For more information follow the link.
Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Bravo Produce Inc. of San Ysidro, is withdrawing Maradol Papaya, grown by Productores y Exportadores de Carica Papaya de Tecomán y Costa Alegre SPR of RL and packed by Frutas Selectas de Tijuana, S. de RL de CV, as a preventive measure, because the product has tested positive for Salmonella.

Coborn's, Inc. is recalling packages of its American Rye Bread and Caraway Bread, which contain undeclared allergens (milk, soy and egg) as a result of an update to the ingredient profile from the manufacturer of the base.

Cherry Valley Marketplace Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in “Cherry Valley Vanilla Cupcakes” and “Cherry Valley Chocolate Cupcakes”

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand Organic Deglet Noor Dates Pitted because it may contain undeclared coconut, an allergen.

America New York RI Wang Food Group, a Maspeth, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 53,973 pounds of He…

Product safety recalls this week in Australia

Snack Brands Australia — Kettle Sea Salt & Kettle Rosemary and Sea Salt Chips recalled due to potential rubber contamination.

North Foster Pty Ltd t/as Treat Dreams Australia — Treat Dreams Chocolate Bar (Caramel) & Treat Dreams Chocolate Bar (Peanut Butter and Jam) due to undeclared wheat and peanut.

Korea Connections — Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste due to undeclared peanut.

PZ Cussons Australia Pty Ltd — Rafferty's Garden Happy Tummies Vegetable Risotto due to potential contamination with glass.

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Northside Noodle Company, an Iron Mountain, Mich., establishment, is recalling approximately 123 pounds of meatball products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Country Fresh Orlando, LLC. of Orlando, Florida, is recalling 5,999 cases of diced bell pepper, vegetable kabobs, and creole and fajita mixed diced vegetables (product descriptions attached), because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Product Recall By Wegmans Of Assorted Muffins 4 Pack due to undeclared walnuts

Simply Fresh Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Single Serve Cups of San Francisco Seafood Salad Made with Greek Yogurt

Product Recalls Australia has two further recalls

K S NSW Pty Ltd — Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste (Sesame & Garlic), Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste (for Grilled Meat) and Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste - for presence of undeclared peanuts

CA National Services Pty Ltd — Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang (Seasoned Bean Paste), Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang (Seasoned Bean Paste for Grilled Meat) and Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang (Seasoned Bean Paste Sesame and Garlic) for undeclared peanuts

Asda recalls its ASDA Classic Fish Pie 800g because of undeclared mustard

Asda is recalling its ASDA Classic Fish Pie because a small number of ASDA Classic Fish Pies have been identified as containing ASDA Pulled Chicken and Bacon Pie. ASDA Chicken and Bacon Pie contains mustard which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Fipronil recall - updated timeline

Background
This month there has been a breaking story about chemical contamination of eggs produced in Europe. The chemical concerned is Fripronil, a brand spectrum insecticide which is not authorised for use in the food supply chain. It is a commonly used chemical in the veterinary treatment of pests such as fleas and mites on dogs and cats and as an insecticide in the global food supply chain. Fipronil is a broad-spectrum insecticide used against fleas, lice, ticks, cockroaches, mites and other insects [1]. Click on links for more details.
The Dutch NVWA websitepublished codesof fipronil-contaminated eggs from investigated farms on3rd August 2017 = 138 egg codes from 180 businesses checked.The UK Food Standards Agency reported on the 7th August 2017 that:
"Following concerns raised in the Netherlands about a substance called Fipronil which has been used inappropriately in cleaning products on chicken farms, we have identified that a very small number of eggs have been distributed t…

Corean Food Corporation Pty Ltd — Chung Jung One Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste for Grilled Meat, Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste Sesame & Garlic and Sunchang Ssamjang Seasoned Bean Paste

What are the defects? The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (peanut).

What are the hazards? Any consumers who have a peanut allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the products are consumed.

Follow the link for more details.

Source: Product Recall Australia

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Demakes Enterprises, Inc., a Lynn, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 32,228 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Dedinas Franzak Enterprises Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In "Butter Flavored Popcorn"

Rajbhog Distributors GA Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in JALEBI

Wakefern Food Corp. Voluntarily Recalls ShopRite Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips for potential for undeclared milk

CFIA recalls this week

Frohwein’s recalls Beef Sausages and Beef Pickled Briskets because of undeclared allergens

Frohwein’s is recalling its Beef Sausages, Beef Pickled Brisket Flat, and Beef Pickled Brisket Rolled, because they contain mustard and soya or celery, which are not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard, soya and/or celery. Follow the link to find out more.

Source: FSA

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

Fair Oaks Farms, LLC, a Pleasant Prairie, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,134 pounds of pork sausage patties that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes,

Expresco Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Skewer Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Recall of Certain Frozen Organic Dark Sweet Pitted Cherry Products Due to Possible Contamination by Listeria Monocytogenes

Ronald A. Chisholm, Ltd., a Toronto, Ontario establishment, is recalling approximately 12,169 pounds of skinless pork belly products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

Blossom Foods, LLC, an Oakland, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,092 pounds of beef, chicken and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety an…

UPDATE: Cornish Charcuterie recalls various types of its pates and rillettes because of a failure of procedures to control Clostridium botulinum

Cornish Charcuterie is extending the recall to also include their Westcountry Duck Confit in addition to pates and rillettes because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. Follow the link to find out more.

Source: FSA

Lidl Ireland recalls three Vemondo products because they contain undeclared allergens

Lidl Ireland has recalled three Vemondo products because they contain undeclared allergens. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to celery or mustard; an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents; and/or an allergy or intolerance to wheat (gluten) and/or barley (gluten). Follow the link to find out product details.

Source: FSA

Paxton & Whitfield recalls both flavours of its Pots of Pork because of a failure of procedures to control Clostridium botulinum

Paxton & Whitfield is recalling both of its Pots of Pork because of concerns over the manufacturer’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. The products are manufactured by Cornish Charcuterie and relate to the recall they undertook on 15 August 2017. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

Parmalat Australia — Tamar Valley Dairy Kids All Natural Greek Yoghurt - tropical, vanilla and strawberry flavours

Product Safety Australia has issued a recall notice for flavoured yoghurt vanilla, tropical and strawberry flavours 110 g metallic pouch

Use by dates: Vanilla - use by 20 AUG 17 to 25 SEP 17 Tropical - use by 20 AUG 17 to 25 SEP 17 Strawberry - use by 20 AUG 17 to 1 OCT 17 Tamar Valley Kids Yoghurt

Identifying features:  Other APN tropical 9310036046950; APN vanilla 9310036046677; APN strawberry 9310036046820

What are the defects? Packaging fault (green cap) results in cap failing when package is resealed.

What are the hazards? Green caps present a potential choking hazard.

What should consumers do? Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Chatsworth House recalls various types of its pates and rillettes because of a failure of procedures to control Clostridium botulinum

Chatsworth House is recalling various types of pates and rillettes because of concerns over the manufacturer’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. The products are manufactured by Cornish Charcuterie and relate to the recall they undertook on 15 August 2017. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSA

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

United Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in “Gazab Green Raisins (Chinese)”

Grand BK Corp. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts (Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews) in "California Aloha Mix"

Seven Sundays LLC of Minneapolis, MN is recalling their Vanilla Cherry Pecan Muesli 12 oz. pouches because it may contain undeclared almonds

Dierbergs Markets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Bonito and Cod), Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, Soy and Wheat in Product

Litehouse Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg In Product

Luvo Inc. (USA), a Blaine, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,805 pounds of poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The products are mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde that contain milk and soy, but contain Turkey Meatloaf, which has additional allergens, eggs and fish (anchovies), that are not declared on the produc…

Global egg recall for fipronil

This week there has been a breaking story about chemical contamination of eggs produced in Europe. The chemical concerned is Fripronil, a brand spectrum insecticide which is not authorised for use in the food supply chain. It is a commonly used chemical in the veterinary treatment of pests such as fleas and mites on dogs and cats and as an insecticide in the global food supply chain. Fipronil is a broad-spectrum insecticide used against fleas, lice, ticks, cockroaches, mites and other insects [1].

The UK Food Standards Agency reported on the 7th August 2017 that:
"Following concerns raised in the Netherlands about a substance called Fipronil which has been used inappropriately in cleaning products on chicken farms, we have identified that a very small number of eggs have been distributed to the UK from the farms affected. Fipronil is not authorised for use as a veterinary medicine or pesticide around food producing animals".
The update on the 10th August 2017 stated:

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FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Schnucks Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans in German Chocolate Cake Labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow”

Corn Maiden Foods, Inc., a Harbor City, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,133 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef pie products due to misbranding. The products contain monosodium glutamate (MSG) that was not declared on the product labels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. Recalls Coleslaw Kits Due To Undeclared Milk Allergen

Good Food Concepts, LLC., a Colorado Springs, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,290 pounds of raw intact and non-intact beef because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Freshtex Produce of Alamo, TX is voluntarily recalling “Valery” brand Maradol Papayas grown and packed by Carica de Campeche, because i…

Recall of a Batch of Aldi’s Skellig Bay Mackerel Fillets Due to Elevated Histamine

Aldi Stores Ltd. is recalling the above batch of its Skellig Bay mackerel fillets due to elevated levels of histamine. Although the affected batch is past its ‘use by date’, consumers may have this batch in their freezers as the label indicates that the product is suitable for home freezing. Consumers who have the implicated batch frozen at home are advised not to eat it. Follow the link for product details.

Source: FSAI

Recall of a Batch of Lidl’s Inismara Mackerel Fillets Due to Elevated Histamine

Lidl Ireland is recalling the above batch of its mackerel fillets due to elevated levels of histamine. Although the affected batch is past its ‘use by date’, consumers may have this batch in their freezers as the label indicates that the product is suitable for home freezing. Consumers who have the implicated batch frozen at home are advised not to eat it. Fore more details follow the link.

Source: FSAI

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Bateman, a West Sacramento, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,297 pounds of poultry 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.

Fairway ‘‘Like No Other Market’’ ® of New York, NY Is voluntarily recalling Fairway brand Cookies Blondie, because the product may contain undeclared ingredient, walnuts.

Commonwealth Dairy, LLC Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Almond In Aldi Key Lime Crunch Tilts

Hudson Valley Foods, Inc. of Highland, NY has advised Amrita Health Foods of Pleasantville, NY that sunflower seeds and sunflower seed butter sold to the company for a short period of time have been recalled for Listeria monocytogenes.

The AMPT Life, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of AMPT Coffee to the consumer level. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed the presence of Sildenafil and Tadal…

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Stefano’s Foods, Inc., a Charlotte, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 981 pounds of Stromboli products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains eggs, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

D &D Foods, Inc., an Omaha, Neb. establishment, is recalling approximately 17,847 pounds of pepperoni pizza 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 lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the final product label.

Hy-Vee, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Hy-Vee Brand Pizzas

Grande Produce has announced a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Papaya Maradol (with the brand name Caribeña labeled on cartons) distributed during the dates of July 10 and July 19 due to a potential health risk fr…

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