Friday, 21 April 2017

BJ & VS Brewster, trading as King Island Fresh Milk Products — King Island Fresh Milk Products Reduced Fat Milk and King Island Fresh Milk Products Cream

Identifying features:  Use by date 20 April 2017

What are the defects? Microbial (E. coli) contamination.

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

Source: Product Safety Australia

CFIA recalls this week

Various brands of flour and flour products recalled due to E. coli O121

Safeway brand bakery products recalled due to undeclared egg and milk

Roberts Confectionery — Roberts Confectionery Dark Chocolate Melting Buttons 300g

Identifying features APN/EAN 9311589102131

What are the defects? Presence of an undeclared allergen (milk).

What are the hazards? Consumers who have a milk allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

Source: Product Safety Australia

Fazal’s recalls five confectionery products because of undeclared wheat

Fazal’s is recalling five confectionery products because they contain wheat (gluten) which is not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

For more information follow the link.

Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd — Coles Grill RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Wings Honey & Soy

Identifying features:  Best before date 24 April 2017

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

What are the hazards? Any consumers who have a milk allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.

Source: Product Safety Australia

Morrisons recalls Trimmed Beans because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Morrisons recalls Trimmed Beans because the product may contain small pieces of metal. Follow the link for further details.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Request Foods, Inc., a Holland, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,537 pounds of burrito 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 a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an egg and sausage burrito product. The product contains egg and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

La Granja INC of Doraville Georgia is recalling 4000 units of Hand crafted Paleteria, Mango Flavored Ice cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis,

Beyond Meat of El Segundo, CA is voluntarily recalling certain bags of Feisty Crumbles from three production lots because they may contain low levels of undeclared peanuts.

TP Food Processing, Inc. Announces the Recall Of Shrimp and Lemongrass Satay Sauces Due to Risk for Clostridum Botulinum

Jimmy’s Cookies LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in The Bakery Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies LOT# 047

Nine Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California are voluntarily recalling some decorated (iced) cookies from the self-service cookie displays because the products contained egg allergen that was not listed on the product sign.

Saturday, 15 April 2017

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Orthodox Baking Co. in Belleville, N.J. 07109, today announced a voluntary recall of its 16 ounce packages of Oberlander Gluten Free Brand “Chocolate Kokosh Cake" chocolate filled cake because they contain undeclared almond paste.

Nassau Candy Distributors Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in H.E.B Brand Pomegranate Infused Cranberries Covered in Dark Chocolate

Allergen Alert: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans, Sold Individually or Pre-packaged by the pound in Bakery in New York State Stores Only

Choice Farms LLC Recalls Limited Quantity of Caesar Side Salad Due to Undeclared Milk, Egg, Wheat and Fish (anchovies) Allergens

Feng Mao Biotechnology Organic Food CO.,LTD. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Almond Drinking Powder.

Conagra Brands Recalls Hunt’s Chili Kits Due To Potential Presence Of Salmonella In Spice Packet

Nestlé recalls KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag due to undeclared nuts and peanuts

Nestlé is recalling a batch of its KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag because it has been mispacked with KITKAT Peanut Butter Bites, which means that peanuts and nuts are not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and/or peanuts. Follow the link to the batch code and/or check out the recall notice 

Source: FSA

Recall of Aldi’s Skellig Bay Yellowfin Tuna Steaks Due to High Levels of Histamine

Aldi is recalling specific batches of Skellig Bay Yellowfin Tuna Steaks (follow link) due to the detection of high levels of histamine. There is one known report of illness linked with one of the affected batches. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in Aldi stores.

Nature Of Danger:

Scombrotoxic (histamine) poisoning is a chemical intoxication, in which symptoms typically develop rapidly (from 10 minutes to two hours) after ingestion of food containing toxic histamine levels. The range of symptoms experienced is quite wide, but may include an oral burning or tingling sensation, skin rash and localised inflammation, hypotension, headaches and flushing. In some cases vomiting and diarrhoea may develop and elderly or sick individuals may require hospital treatment. The symptoms usually resolve themselves within 24 hours.

Source: FSAI

Interlink Direct Ltd recalls White Rabbit Creamy Candy because of incorrect allergen labelling

Interlink Direct Ltd is recalling a date code of White Rabbit Creamy Candy because it contains milk which is not correctly declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

High Liner Captain's Crew brand Breaded Fish Strips and Breaded Fish Nuggets recalled due to undeclared milk

Japanese Rice Cakes recalled due to undeclared wheat

Various brands of flour and flour products recalled due to E. coli O121

Yoso brand Soygo Fermented Cultured Soy Products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Wholesome Farms brand Sundae Cup products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Sunday, 9 April 2017

FSIS and FDA recalls this week

Fresh Express is announcing a precautionary recall of a limited number of cases of Organic Marketside Spring Mix. The item subject to the recall is 5 oz. Organic Marketside Spring Mix marketed in a clear container with production code G089B19 and best-if-used-by date of APR 14, 2017 located on the front label, and UPC code 6 8113132897 5 located on the bottom of the container. The recalled salads were distributed only to Walmart stores located in the Southeastern region of the United States. The recall was necessitated when Fresh Express was notified that extraneous animal matter (bat) was allegedly found in a single container of the salad.

Mibo Fresh Food, a Fort Worth, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,434 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains pieces of honey glazed walnut, which has an ingredient of wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. This product was also packed on shared equipment with other tree nuts, peanuts, soy and milk.

Lakeside Foods, Inc. of Manitowoc, WI is voluntarily recalling 1,920 packages of 16 ounce Season’s Choice Brand Frozen Peas packed for Aldi, Inc. distributed in 7 states because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,

Food Evolution, LLC., a Schiller Park, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 150 pounds of Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains tree nuts, specifically pecans, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Olde York Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in One Lot of Clancy’s Snack Combo 20 X 1 oz.

Allergy Alert Issued by Whole Foods Market store in Dedham, Massachusetts for In-Store Produced Yogurt and Granola Parfaits due to Undeclared Almonds

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Hoo Hing Limited recalls Samlip Fresh Udon Noodles due to incorrect allergen labelling

Hoo Hing Limited is recalling Samlip Fresh Udon Noodles because they contain wheat which is not correctly declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten. The product is also incorrectly labelled as containing soya, however the product does not contain soya. Follow the link for more details.

Source: FSA

Tesco recalls Finest Crab & Chilli Linguine due to undeclared milk and egg

Tesco is recalling its Finest Crab & Chilli Linguine because it has been mis-packed with Tesco’s Finest Spaghetti Carbonara, which means that milk and egg are not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or to egg. The product also contains pork which is not declared on the label. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

Krunchi Foods recalls three cake rusk products due to incorrect allergen labelling

Krunchi Foods is recalling three cake rusk products because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat, gluten, milk, milk constituents and/or egg.

Tudor Rose International — Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits

What are the defects? The recall is due to a potential choking hazard.

What are the hazards? The product can crumble into small pieces which may pose a potential choking hazard.

What should consumers do? Consumers should not eat these products and should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Source: Product Recalls Australia

CFIA recalls this week

Mariner Neptune Fish and Seafood Company Ltd. fined $25,000.00 for offences under the Food and Drugs Act.The company advertised, labelled and sold European Walleye (Zander) as Canadian Walleye (pickerel).

Wholesome Farms brand Strawberry Sundae Cup recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original recalled due to E. coli O121

Thai Kitchen brand Original Pad Thai Stir-fry Sauce recalled due to undeclared peanut

Ba Le Ltd. brand Pâ-Té recalled due to undeclared wheat

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Yummy Snack Foods — Yoghurt Sultanas

Product Safety Australia has issued a recall for Yummy Snack Foods — Yoghurt Sultanas

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

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

Kinnerton Confectionery — Trolls Plastic Sipper Cup & Chocolate Eggs

Food Safety Australia reports:

What are the defects? The plastic cap on the straw may separate from its plastic tether.

What are the hazards? If the cap and the tether separate, the cap may pose a choking hazard to small children.

Sainsbury’s recalls vegetarian sushi product due to undeclared allergens

Sainsbury’s is recalling its By Sainsbury’s Vegetable Sushi Snack Pack because it contains tuna and prawns which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to fish or crustaceans. Follow the link.

Source: FSA

Thorntons recalls its dark chocolate easter egg with a personalised iced message because of undeclared milk

Thorntons is recalling its Dark Chocolate Easter Egg with a Personalised Iced Message because the icing contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

CFIA recalls this week

Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original recalled due to E. coli O121

Musgrave Enterprises Ltd. fined $15,000.00 for offences under the Feeds Act

Chef Destinations, Frankly Fresh Salads and Fresh St. brands Fresh Guacamole and 7 Layer Dip recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Thai Kitchen brand Original Pad Thai Stir-fry Sauce recalled due to undeclared peanut

Wholesome Farms brand Vanilla Sundae Cup recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

 Sigma Alimentos Congelados, which produces burritos under the Menu Del Sol brand name, is voluntarily recalling 201 cases of frozen beans and cheese burritos because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Lifestyle Evolution is voluntarily recalling one shift of NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter nutrition bars. In isolated cases, a product with milk allergen was incorrectly packaged into Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter wrappers and cartons. The NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter wrapper does not list milk as an allergen.

Allergy Alert Issued by Whole Foods Market in Hadley, Massachusetts For Undeclared Walnuts in Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Sunshine Bakery of Alhambra, CA is voluntarily recalling CASSAVA CAKE AND MIXED NUT MOONCAKE with best by dates of 3/24/2017. The products were sold to retail stores in 2/24/2017. The CASSAVA CAKE AND MIXED NUT MOONCAKE are being recalled because the labeling does not declare food allergens, PEANUT, COCONUT, ALMOND, AND CASHEW.

Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has decided to expand its initial voluntary product recall of the Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake – Vanilla to include all lots of both Vanilla and Chocolate flavored products after identifying that this product may contain trace amounts peanuts.

Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., a Lampasas, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 35,168 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef taquito products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber with plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Lakes Farm Raised Catfish Inc., a Dundee, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,695 pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with residues of public health concern, specifically Malachite Green and Leucomalachite Green, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Pro Sports Club of Bellevue, WA is recalling 36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch bars because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7).

Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk And Soy In Limited Quantity Of One Macaroni Salad Item