November 1, 2014

In Canada, Ortega Taco Seasoning Recalled for Allergens

Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and B.H. Kosher Select Food are recalling Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix because it may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds, two of the major food allergens, that are not declared on the label. Anyone with an allergy to those ingredients could have a life-threatening reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date. The recalled product is Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix in 35.4 gram packages. The code on the product is Best By May 08 2016 S6 and the UPC number is 0 39000 00820 4. It was sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been sold nationally at the retail level. If you purchased this product and are allergic to peanuts and/or almonds (tree nuts), do not eat it. Throw it away or return to the place of … [Read more...]

E. coli Illnesses Prompt Recall of Unpasteurized Apple Cider in Canada


Rolling Acres Cider Mill is being recalled in Canada for E.coli contamination after illnesses were reported in association with consuming the product.  Consumers who have purchased this unpasteurized cider should not drink it as they risk serious, life-threatening illness if they do. . The recalled product was sold in 2L and 4L sizes and in unmarked plastic bags at the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market in Waterloo, Ontario on October 11, 2014 and from the company's own location in Waterloo, Ontario between October 10, 2014 and October 11, 2014. Symptoms of E. coli poisoning include diarrhea that can be bloody and abdominal cramps. Anyone who drank the cider an is experiencing these symptoms should see a doctor. In severe cases, people may experience, seizure, stroke, coma or develop … [Read more...]

Richard’s Boudin Recalled for Temperature Abuse, Bacillus cereus


Carlton Foods of New Braunfels, Texas is recalling approximately 25,764 pounds of fresh Boudin products because they were made with pre-cooked rice that may have experienced temperature abuse and could  contain the toxin-producing bacteria Bacillus cereus. There had been no reports of illness at the time of the recall, but consumers who have purchased the recalled products should not eat them as they could become ill if they do so. Bacillus cereus  bacteria is found in a variety of foods, particularly rice that has been stored too long at room temperature. Toxins produced by Bacillus cereus cause illness characterized by nausea and vomiting. These symptoms usually develop between 30 minutes to six hours after consumption of contaminated foods. The  recalled Boudin sausages were … [Read more...]

Recalled Bell & Evans Gluten Free Chicken Products Sold at Publix


Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken products recalled by Murry’s Inc. of Lebanon, Pa. for Staphylococcal enterotoxin were sold at Publix stores. Publix shoppers should check their frezerers and discard products included in the recall. Staphylococcal food poisoning occurs when foods contaminated with toxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are consumed.  Symptoms, which include nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea, can appear within as little as 30 minutes of exposure and last one to three days. The recalled products include 12-oz. boxes of “Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets,” and 10.5-oz. boxes of “Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast," with a "best by" date of August 9, 2015 and the establishment number “P-516” … [Read more...]

Chippy Corn Chips Recalled for Undeclared Wheat

Jack N Jill Chippy Corn Chips Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and AFOD Ltd, APO Products, Corinthian Distributors, Diwa Products, and Wilby Commercial are recalling Jack 'N Jill corn chips for undeclared wheat, one of the major food allergens. People with an allergy to wheat or a sensitivity to gluten, such as celiac patients, could have a serious reaction if they consume these products. No reactions or illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. All codes are recalled where wheat is not declared on the label. The recalled products are Jack 'N Jill Chippy Barbecue Flavored Corn Chips in 110 gram packages. The UPC number is 4 800016 643095. Also recalled is Chippy brand Barbecue Flavored Corn Chips in 200 gram packages with UPC numbers  4 800016 101069 and 4 800016 … [Read more...]

Fresh Cilantro Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination


Shenandoah Growers of Virginia is recalling one lot of fresh cilantro for possible Salmonella contamination. The company is recalling 465 plastic clamshell containers of the herb that were shipped to distributors in Maryland and Alabama on October 8 and 9, 2014. The recalled product is Shenandoah Growers brand conventional fresh-cut cilantro, sold in 0.75-ounce plastic clamshells. Also recalled is Giant brand conventional fresh-cut cilantro in 2.5-ounce plastic clamshells. They have the lot code "15 273283" on the package front. Because the cilantro is very perishable, the recalled herb is probably not available in stores any more, but consumers may have it in their refrigerators. No illnesses have been reported to date. Testing by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer … [Read more...]

Ottogi Curry Products Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

Ottogi Curry Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Manna International Trading, Pan Asia Food, and Seoul Trading Corp. are recalling Ottogi curry products because they contain undeclared milk and mustard, which are food allergens. Those with an allergy to those ingredients could have a serious allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date. You can see the long list of recalled products at the CFIA web site. The packages have Korean characters and include Ottogi Bekse Curry, Ottogi Vermont Curry, and Ottogi Curry. You can also see pictures of the product labels at the CFIA site. They were sold nationally at the retail level. If you purchased any of these products and are allergic to milk and/or mustard, do not eat them. Throw them away or return them … [Read more...]

Whole Foods in Melrose MA Recalls Vegan Gingersnaps for Undeclared Allergens


Whole Foods Market in Melrose Mass. is  recalling “Vegan Gingersnap Cookies” for the undeclared allergens milk, soy, eggs, and tree nuts. The recalled products were produced and sold only at the Melrose store. No adverse reactions have been reported in connection with this recall. However, people with allergies or severe sensitivity to those ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The cookies were sold in six-packs labeled as “Vegan Gingersnap Cookies”  with “Sell By” dates of October 28, 2014.  The cookies were sold in the store between October 23 and October 26, 2014. Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves. Consumers who purchased this product from … [Read more...]

Two Products Recalled in Canada for Foreign Materials

McCain Hashbrown Recall

Two products have been recalled in Canada for foreign materials. McCain Foods is recalling their Hashbrowns because there may be pieces of plastic in the product. And President's Choice Organics is recalling their Primavera Pasta Sauce for possible pieces of plastic. No injuries have been reported in association with the consumption of either of these products. McCain brand Hashbrowns are sold in 900 gram packages. The Lot Code is F40822 and Batch Code is 1000879725. The UPC number is 0 55773 00080 1. It was sold nationally at the retail level. President's Choice Organics Primavera Pasta Sauce is sold in 700 ml containers. The code on the product is BB/MA 2015 AU 07 and the UPC number is 0 60383 69005 2. It was sold in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, … [Read more...]

In Canada, Pumpkin Seed Pesto Recalled for Botulism

Williams-Sonoma Pesto Botulism Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Williams-Sonoma are recalling Pumpkin Seed Pesto because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum toxin. No illnesses have been reported in relation to the consumption of this product. Botulism toxin cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. It does not affect the taste or texture of food, but a tiny amount can cause paralysis and death. The recalled product is Williams-Sonoma brand Pumpkin Seed Pesto in 227 gram containers. The code on the product is Best Before January 2016 and the SKU numbers are 6404305 and 6389043. The product was sold in Alberta and Ontario at the retail level. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard in a closed or double bagged container or return to the place of purchase for a refund. Symptoms of … [Read more...]

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