July 23, 2014

Listeria Fruit Recall Includes Whole Foods, Cub, Aldi, Kroger and More

Whole Foods, Kroger, Cub Listeria recall peaches, necatrines, plums, pluots

The stone fruit Listeria recall includes a number of major retailers. Consumers who have purchased peaches, nectarines, plums and plouts should check to see if the store where they were purchased the fruit is included in the recall. According to their websites and information provided by Wawona,  the following retailers are included in the recall: Whole Foods, Cub Foods, Aldi, Kroger, Giants, Martins, Wegmans, Jay C, Dillons, Bakers, Gerbes, Food4less Fremont, King Soopers, City Market, Frys, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, Food4less, FoodsCo, QFC, Smith's, Hannaford, BJs Wolsesale Club, Costco, Trader Joe’s, Sam’s Club and Walmart. This is not a complete list, but is based on information available so far. The recalled fruit was packed between June 1 and  July 12. At this point, no illness have … [Read more...]

Recall of Sweet 2 Eat Fruit for Listeria Spreads to Canada

Sweet2Eat Listeria Recalled Fruit Canada

The recall of Sweet 2 Eat brand fresh whole peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination has spread to Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Wawona Packing Company of California are recalling the fruits as of July 21, 2014. You can see the very long list of recalled products, along with their pack dates and UPC numbers, at the CFIA web site. They include white peaches, organic yellow peaches, organic black plums, organic yellow nectarines, yellow nectarines, whit nectarines, black plums, pluots, and organic red plums. You can also see pictures of the recalled products at the CFIA web site. If you purchased any of these products, do not eat them. Discard in a closed container or return to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets Recalled for Incorrect Labeling


American health packaging is recalling Ibuprofen Tablet in a hospital unit dose presentation that may contain Oxcarbazepine Tablets. The recall is the result of a mislabeled inner unit dose blister packaging which could mean patients get ibuprofen instead of their scheduled dose of oxcarbazepine. There was one customer complaint that resulted in the investigation and recall. There have not been any adverse events reported to date. Oxcarbazepine is used for treating seizures in epilepsy patients. These are the affected products: Cartons of 100 count (10x10) Hospital Unit Dose blisters of AHP Ibuprofen Tablets, USP, 600 mg, with outer carton NDC#: 68084-703-01 and individual dose NDC#: 68084-703-11, Lot #142588, Expiration Date, 01/2016. The drug product can be identified by physical … [Read more...]

Whole Foods in Hyannis Recalls Chocolate Chewies for Undeclared Nuts


Whole Foods Market in Hyannis, Mass.  is recalling "Chocolate Chewies" because they contain undeclared walnuts. No allergic reactions have been reported and no other stores are involved. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Signage has been posted in the store to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves. The recalled product was sold in the Hyannis store between Sunday, July 13, 2014 and Friday, July 18, 2014 in clear, clamshell packages with the "Use By" date of: 7/18/14. Consumers with questions should contact the store.     … [Read more...]

Wawona Peaches, Nectarines, Plums Sold at Costco, Sam’s Club and Trader Joe’s Recalled for Listeria

Peaches, necatrines, pluots and plums sold at Trade Joe's, Costco and Sam's recalled for Listeria.

Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif, is recalling certain lots of whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots for potential contamination with Listeria monocytognes. The fruits were sold at a number of stores including Costco, Sam's Club and Trader Joe's. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall, but consumers who have purchased these fruits should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Young children, seniors, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems are most at risk for Listeria infection. Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea Among pregnant women, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths . Wawona has notified its business customers and requested … [Read more...]

Wegmans Recalls Baked Desserts on Listeria Fears


Wegmans Food Markets Inc. of Rochester, NY is recalling in-store baked desserts containing fresh peaches, nectarines, and plums that may be contaminated with Listeria.  The fruit was supplied by California-based Wawona Packing Company which has recalled the produce. No illnesses have been reported at this time. Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should not eat them as Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious illness and death. Children, seniors, pregnant women and others with compromised immune systems are most at risk. Among pregnant women, Listeria infections can cause miscarriage or stillbirth. The recalled products were sold in Wegmans stores from June 1 to July 20. The recalled pies and cakes are as follows: Peach Melba Whipped Cream, 34 oz. UPC … [Read more...]

Harris Teeter Chicken Strips Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Harris Teeter Chicken Strips Recall

Roberts Foods of North Carolina is recalling about 202 pounds of individual serving grilled chicken entrees for undeclared milk, one of the major food allergens. Anyone with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk could have a serious reaction if they consume this product. No reports of adverse reactions or illness have been received to date. The recalled product is 10 ounce (248 gram) refrigerated packages of "Harris Teeter, Fresh Foods Market, Deli-Bakery, Al Natural Grlled Chicken Strips (minimally processed, no artificial ingredients)." The top label incorrectly reads "All Natural Grilled Chicken Strips (minimally processed, no artificial ingredients), Net Wt 10 oz. (248g)" and the bottom label incorrectly reads "Grilled Chicken Breast with Lemon Spaghettini" when both labels … [Read more...]

One Flavor of Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Recalled for Undeclared Gluten

Uncle Ben's Ready Rice Recall

Mars Food North America is voluntarily realign two Lot Codes of Uncle Ben's Ready Rice Garden Vegetable with Peas, Carrots & Corn for undeclared barley, a product that contains gluten. Anyone with an allergy to gluten or with celiac disease who consumes this product could have a serious reaction. No reports of illness or allergic reactions have been received to date. Less than 2,000 cases of product are affected by this recall. The recalled product is Uncle Ben's Ready Rice Garden Vegetable with Peas, Carrots & Corn pouch products with "best before date 06/15 MADE IN CANADA' on the label. These are the lot codes printed on the package: 422GBBFP1L, 422GBBFP1R, 423AABFP1L, and 423AABFP1R. Only those lot codes are affected. The item number is U03234. This recall is issued … [Read more...]

In Canada, Palm Liver Spread Recalled for Undeclared Milk

Palm Liver Spread Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is recalling Palm brand Liver Spread because it was made with undeclared milk, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who has a sensitivity or allergy to milk could have a serious reaction if they consume this product. No reports of allergic reactions have been received to date. The recalled product is Palm brand Liver Spread in 227 gram (8 ounce) containers. It is a product of New Zealand. The UPC number is 6 35168 30083 1 and all codes where milk is not declared in the list of ingredients are recalled. The product was sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and possibly sold nationally. If you purchased this product and are allergic to milk, do not eat it. Discard it or return it to the place of purchase for a … [Read more...]

Pudding and Pie Pops Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

King of Pops Recall

King of Pops of South Carolina is recalling mislabeled pudding pops and pie pops because they may contain milk, wheat, egg, and/or soy that are not declared on the label. The labels do contain milk, flour, chocolate, egg, vanilla wafer, and/or graham cracker, which may contain the allergens milk, soy, egg, and wheat. Anyone with an allergy or severe sensitivity to these ingredients could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they eat these products. The products are banana pudding' pops and key lime pie pops. The UPC codes on the products are 59959 00305 and 59959 00304. The pops are labeled with the company logo and flavor. All known mislabeled products have been removed from stores, but they are likely still in consumer's freezers. They were distributed in Charleston, … [Read more...]

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