January 22, 2017

Rice Balls Recalled in Canada for Undeclared Peanut

Vanworld International Investment Canada is recalling Vanworld brand Glutinous Rice Balls for undeclared peanut, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to peanuts could have a serious reaction if they consume this product. One reaction has been reported. The recalled product is Vanworld Glutinous Rice Balls with Black Sesame Filling in 400 gram packages. The UPC number is 6 66872 76009 3 and the code on the product is 01 06 2018. The product was sold in British Columbia, Ontario, and possibly sold nationally at the retail level. If you bought this product and are allergic to peanuts, do not eat it. Throw it away or take it back to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

Lunds, Byerlys Recall Fresh Pineapple for Possible Listeria

Lunds and Byerlys stores in Minnesota are recalling Fresh-Cut Cored Pineapple for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date, but the illness caused by this bacteria can take up to 70 days to appear. The recalled product is "Our Produce Fresh-Cut Cored Pineapple." The supplier of the fruit issued a recall. The fruit has an expiration date of January 20, 2017 or earlier. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged container, or take it back to the place of purchase for a full refund. Then clean out your refrigerator with a solution of 1 tablespoon liquid chlorine bleach to 1 gallon of water. Listeria bacteria can grow at refrigerator temperatures. Then wash your hands with soap and … [Read more...]

Sweet Chili Chicken Products Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

Mountain View Packaging of Idaho is recalling 1,080 pounds of chicken products for misbranding and undeclared wheat, milk, and egg, three of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to wheat, milk, and egg, or who is lactose intolerant or has celiac disease who eats this product could have a serious allergic reactions. No reactions have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled product is 18 ounce packages of "@ease Sweet Chili Chicken Meal Starter, Fuly cooked boneless, battered white meat chicken in a sweet chili sauce," with a “Best By” date of 5/17/2018 and UPC number 36800-38348. The products have the establishment number “EST. P-39904” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were packaged on December 23, 2016 and December 30, 2016. These items were … [Read more...]

Indelible Catering Turns in Food Permit After AL Outbreak

The owner of Indelible Catering in Moulton, Alabama has surrendered his food service permit to the Department of Public Health. That facility prepared food for an event in Sheffield, Alabama on Saturday, November 12, 2016. At least 99 people were sickened with Salmonella enteritidis infections after attending that event. Twenty-two people were hospitalized because their illness was so severe. The Alabama Department of Public Health issued an emergency order on November 16, 2016 to prevent Indelible Catering from preparing food while the outbreak was fineg investigated. Dr. Scott Harris, Assistant State Health Officer said, "the health department's priority is the health of the public and preventing any additional foodborne illnesses. Make sure the caterer you hire for any event has … [Read more...]

Whole Foods Chicken Salad Recalled for Undeclared Egg

Willow Tree Poultry Farm is recalling about 204 pounds of chicken salad products sold at Whole Foods for misbranding and undeclared allergens. The containers are labeled "chicken salad" but they contain egg salad. Anyone who is allergic to egg who eats this product could have a serious reaction. No reports of reactions or illnesses have been received to date. The recalled product is 6 ounce packages of Whole Foods Market "Chicken Salad" with a sell by date of 1/24/2017. The product was produced on January 10, 2017. It has the establishment number "EST. P-8827" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The salad was sold to a distributor in New Jersey for further distribution in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. If you purchased this product and are allergic to egg, do not eat it. Throw … [Read more...]

Stauffer’s Animal Crackers Recalled for Undeclared Milk

D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Company is recalling one best by date of their Original Animal Crackers because they may be packaged with other cookies that contain milk powder. Anyone who is allergic to milk or who is lactose intolerant may have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses have been reported to date. The products were distributed to Walmart stores in Utah, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, California, Arizona, Washington, Louisiana, Oregon, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Nevada. The recalled product is Original Animal Cracker in 32 ounce packages. The best by date is 07SEP17, the bag lot numbers are LC120716 and LD120716, and the UPC number is 7232091022. The recall was started after consumers complained that other cookies were … [Read more...]

Spring Rolls Recalled in Canada for Undeclared Soy

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and McCain Foods in Canada are recalling Wong Wing brand Vegetable Spring Rolls for undeclared soy, one of the major food allergens. There is no word on whether or not any allergic reactions have been reported to date. The product was sold in Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec at the retail level. The product is Wong Wing brand Spring Rolls Vegetable in 545 gram packages. The code on the product is T160913A, and the UPC number is 0 69459 01204 0. If you purchased this product and are allergic to soy, do not eat it. Throw it away or return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund. … [Read more...]

Tapeworm Found in Alaskan Salmon

Anyone who eats raw fish or raw meat is taking a risk of contracting foodborne illness. The hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii last year is a case in point. That outbreak sickened almost 300 people, and it was linked to the consumption of raw imported scallops. In 2015, undercooked hamburgers were linked to an E. coli outbreak at Worthy Burger in Vermont, sickening at least six people. And in 2013, an E. coli outbreak linked to raw hamburger sickened at least three people in Wisconsin. Now the CDC is warning consumers to avoid eating raw salmon. They found Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, which is a type of tapeworm, in the muscles of wild pink salmon in Alaska. The study was published in the February edition of Emerging Infectious Diseases. This tapeworm is usually found in … [Read more...]

How to Report Problems to the FDA

The FDA is charged with making sure that foods and drugs are safe to eat and use. If you have a problem with a product that this agency regulates, you can report it. FDA regulates about 20% of the products sold in this country. They include human prescription and over-the-counter drugs; medical devices; foods, including dietary supplements, infant formulas, beverage, and ingredients added to foods; veterinary products, including foods and drugs for animals; electronic products that give off radiation; biologics, including vaccines, blood, and tissues for transplantation; and cosmetics. The FDA also regulates tobacco products. If you report a problem to the FDA, you could help identify a risk and protect others from harm. Your report could also help the FDA know when to trigger … [Read more...]

Blue Ridge Beef Recalls Frozen Pet Food for Listeria

Blue Ridge Beef is recalling one of its frozen pet food products because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Listeria can sick the animal eating the product and can sicken humans who come into contact with the product, or with a sick pet. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled product is Turkey with bone for dogs, with lot number 103 mfd12716 and UPC number 854298001887. The product was sold at the retail level in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. What is strange is that the picture provided at the FDA website is for Beef pet food. We can only assume the Turkey with bone is in a similar package. If you purchased this product, do not feed it to your pet. Throw it away in a sealed or double … [Read more...]

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