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Aldi and Tesco Recall Their Light and Dark Soy Sauce Due to the Possible Presence of Small Fragments of Glass

Aldi and Tesco are recalling their own brand light and dark soy sauce. Due to a manufacturing error, the soy sauce may contain small fragments of glass. Aldi and Tesco are issuing in-store notices requesting customers who have bought the implicated batches to return them to the store. Fore more details follow the link.

Source: Food Safety Authority of Ireland

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Aunt Kitty’s Foods, Inc., a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,805 pounds of canned chicken gravy products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to underprocessing of products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

Land O’Frost, Inc., a Madisonville, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,944 pounds of ham products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The front of the package is accurately labeled as Black Forest Ham, however the back of the package is incorrectly labeled as Honey Smoked Turkey Breast.

People’s Sausage Co., a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 13,554 pounds of jerky and meat stick products that were produced without an approved voluntary grant of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

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Lidl Recalls Snack Day Sweet Popcorn due to the Presence of Tropane Alkaloids

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has issued a recall notice as Lidl Ireland is recalling two batches of Snack Day Sweet Popcorn due to an elevated level of tropane alkaloids. The implicated product was on sale in Lidl Ireland stores from 7th May.

Lidl has issued an in-store notice requesting customers who have bought this product to return it to a Lidl store.

So what are tropane alkaloids? Tropane alkaloids occur naturally in many members of the plant family Solanaceae. I have written about Solanaceae before. More typically they are known as the nightshade family.  Capsicums include child peppers and bell peppers. The Solanum family include many foods that we eat on a regular basis including potato (S. tuberosum), the tomato (S. lycopersicum), and aubergine (S. melongena).   Some members of the family with a sinister history include the mandrake and of course deadly nightshade.

Tropane alkaloids are secondary metabolites that are produced by plants that are toxic to humans - some…

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Texas Natural Meats, a Lott, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 489 pounds of frozen raw, ground beef products that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix – Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 – because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,

Agri Star Meat and Poultry LLC, a Postville, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 3,592 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef pastrami products due to processing deviations that may have led to underprocessing of products and resulted in inadequate curing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The Quay Corporation, a Skokie, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 258,121 poun…

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Tyson Foods Inc., a North Little Rock, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue and clear soft plastic.

J Bar B Foods, a Waelder, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 410,985 pounds of beef brisket smoked sausage products due to an adulterated and misbranded ingredient, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain a pork casing, which is not declared on the product label, and may cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.

World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling Spicy Edamame 7oz, because it contains the undeclared shellfish/crustacean allergen “Oyster Extract” ingredient within the spicy sauce packet.

Venda Ravioli, Inc., a Providence, R.I. establishment, is recalling approximately 738 pounds of frozen meat ravioli products that were produced with…

Lidl Ireland recalls Duc de Coeur Macarons as allergens are not declared in English

Lidl Ireland is recalling Duc de Coeur Macarons because they contain almond, wheat, milk, eggs, pistachio and barley and may contain lupin, other nuts, peanuts and sesame, which are not written in English in the ingredients list. The product is sold in Lidl stores in Northern Ireland. For more details follow the link.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Goodman Food Products, Texas, Inc., a Mansfield, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 34,400 pounds of fully cooked ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard, white plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

Shearer’s Foods, LLC Issues an Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Meijer Brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips

Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen Siluriformes fish, beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

Addo Food Group recalls pastry products because they may contain small pieces of metal wire.

Addo Food Group is recalling batches of chilled pastry products, including sausage rolls, pasties, pastry pies and slices because of potential contamination with small pieces of metal wire. The products affected are own branded products produced for Aldi, Nisa, and Tesco and branded products produced under the Walls and Millers brands. The retailers affected are also conducting their own recalls. For product details follow the link.

Source: FSA

FDA and FSIS recalls this week

Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 50,706 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos that may be contaminated with extraneous material, (white semi rigid plastic) the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced

H-E-B Voluntarily Issues Recall Specific flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice creams and Creamy Creations sherbets recalled for broken metal in processing equipment

Eddy Packing Co., Inc., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 18,390 pounds of smoked sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic,

SDQ Trading Inc Issu…

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