August 27, 2014

Brooks Tropicals Recalls Avocados for Possible Salmonella

Recall

Brooks Tropicals of Florida is recalling 401 boxes of fresh, green-skinned avocados because a routine sampling by the FDA found Salmonella bacteria, according to The Grower. Only fruit shipped with the lot number 2610 is included in this recall. No illnesses connected to the consumption of this product have been reported to date. The fruit was shipped to Florida, New York, Illinois, Georgia, and New Jersey. The company thinks that no product is on store shelves, since the product was packed on July 15, 2014, and they are now well beyond the average shelf life of avocados, which is about 10 days. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard in double bagged containers or return to the place of purchase for a refund. The symptoms of a Salmonella infection include nausea, … [Read more...]

In Canada, French Pastries Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

Recall

In Canada, Boulangerie Boutin Coop is recalling French pastries because they contain undeclared milk and/or wheat. Anyone with an allergy or severe sensitivity to those ingredients could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled products include Éclairs au chocolat et crème in 6 count packages. All codes where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients are recalled. The UPC number is 6 28904 07020 2. Also recalled is Choux à la crème in 6 count packages. All codes where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients are recalled. THe UPC number is 6 28904 07024 2. Finally, Cornets aux framboise in 6 count packages are recalled. All codes where milk and wheat … [Read more...]

In Canada, Hummus Recalled for Undeclared Sesame

Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Green Table Foods are recalling four types of organic hummus because they contain sesame seeds that are not declared on the label. Anyone with an allergy to sesame could have a serious reaction if they consume this product. There is no word on whether or not any adverse reactions have been reported to date. The recalled products are all Green Table Foods brand and all are in 250 gram containers. All codes where sesame is not declared on the label are recalled. They are Organic Beet Hummus with UPC number  1 80071 00007 6; Organic Black Bean Hummus with UPC number 1 80071 00009 0; Organic Chickpea Hummus with UPC number 1 80071 00006 9; and Organic Spicy Hummus with UPC number 1 80071 00008 3. They were sold in Ontario at the retail … [Read more...]

Genoa Salami Recalled in Canada for Possible Listeria

Marc Angelo Salami Listeria Recall

In Canada, the CFIA and Concord Premium Meats are recalling salami because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled product is Marc Angelo Genoa Salami sold in 100 gram packages. The code on the product is Best Before: 14 DE 01. The UPC number is 6 27907 05735 9. It was sold in Ontario and Quebec. If you have any of this salami, discard it in a closed container or return to the place of purchase for a refund. Wash your hands well after handling this food. You also need to clean your refrigerator, counters, cupboard and drawer handles, and any surfaces or utensils that came into contact with the meat. A mild bleach solution of 1 teaspoon bleach in 1 gallon of water will kill the bacteria. Remember that Listeria bacteria … [Read more...]

Quesito Casero Cheese Recalled for Possible Listeria

Quesito Casero Listeria Recall

Oasis Brands of Florida is recalling Quesito Casero cheese because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date, but the illness caused by Listeria bacteria can take up to 70 days to produce symptoms. The recalled product is Quesito Casero in 12 ounce packages. The expiration date is 09/27/14. It was distributed in North Carolina and Virginia through retail stores. The product is packaged in plastic bags. The label states "Quesito Casero 12oz, Brand Lacteos Sta. Martha, Fresh Curd, Exp. Date 09/27/14. The recall was issued as a result of routine sampling program by the company. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard it in a double plastic bag, or return to the place of purchase for a refund. Wash your hands after … [Read more...]

Lifecore Chocolates Recalled for Undeclared Milk

Recall

Ortho Molecular Products of Wisconsin is recalling all lots of LifeCore Chocolate and LifeCore Complete Chocolate because the flavoring may contain undeclared milk. Anyone with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products. No adverse events or reactions have been reported to date. The recalled products were distributed nationwide to health care practitioners, who then distribute the products to their patients. Distribution has been suspended until further notice. All LifeCore Chocolate and LifeCore Complete Chocolate products distributed through August 1, 2014 are recalled. The recalled products have lot numbers beginning with the following numbers: 73286, 73620, 74419, 75339, 73288, 73840, 74562, 75568, … [Read more...]

In Canada, Tortilla Chips Recalled for Undeclared Milk

Margaritaville Tortilla Chips Recall

In Canada, Charob Distribution Services is recalling tortilla chips from the marketplace because they contain milk, one of the major food allergens, that is not declared on the label. Anyone with an allergy to milk could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to date. The recalled product is Margaritaville Island Lime Tortilla Chips in 364 gram packages. The code on the product is xxxx*/190/L2/BEST/BY/10/07/14 where milk is not declared on the label. *xxxx - digits indicate Military time and all times are included. The UPC number is 6 47671 31012 2. The product was sold in Ontario. If you purchased this product and are allergic to milk, do not eat it. Discard or return to the place of purchase … [Read more...]

Souperb Soup Products Botulism Warning in Virginia

Recall

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is warning consumers not to eat any soup products made by Souperb of Richmond. The products were improperly processed, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum toxin. A voluntary recall will be issued by the company later today. No cases of illness have been reported to date. But botulinum toxin can causer serious illness and death, even in tiny quantities. The soups are packaged in Mason-style glass jars with screw-on metal lids. They were sold at farmer's markets in the area, retail stores, and the Souperb store at 314 North 25th Street in Richmond. The jars are labeled with the Souperb name. If you purchased these products, do not eat them. Discard in doubled plastic bags and place in the … [Read more...]

Chunks of Energy Products Recalled for Salmonella

Chunks of Energy Salmonella Recall

Natural Grocers is recalling Chunks of Energy Carob Greens and Chunks of Energy Date/Flax/Turmeric because they contain organic carob powder from Ciranda that may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalled products are Chunks of Energy Carob Greens with Packed On dates of 155-14, 167-14, and 175-14. Also recalled are Chunks of Energy Date/Flax/Turmeric with Packed On dates of 125-14, 133-14, 147-14, 155-14, 170-14, and 181-14. The Packed On dates are near the bottom of the label on each bag. You can see product labels at the FDA web site. These products were repackaged by Natural Grocers and sold in small bags in the refrigerated bulk foods section of the stores. The product was … [Read more...]

In Canada, Paprika Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Ecoato Sweet Paprika Salmonella Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Winners Merchants International are recalling Ecoato brand Sweet Paprika Powder from the market because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. This product was recalled in the United States earlier this week. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of this product. The Ecoato Sweet Paprika Powder is sold in 160 gram containers. The Lot number is 8147, and code on the product is October 2015. This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States. The product is imported from Spain. Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria will not look, smell, or taste spoiled. Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include vomiting, fever, headache, nausea, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Children, the elderly, and those … [Read more...]

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