August 20, 2014

In Canada, Cole Slaw Recalled for Possible Listeria Monocytogenes

Belleisle Cole Slaw Listeria Recall

In Canada, the government and Roy Pope and Sons are recalling Belleisle Farms cole slaw for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of this product, but listeriosis, the illness caused by this bacteria, can take up to 70 days to manifest. The recalled product is Belleisle Farms Garden Fresh Cole Slaw in 227 gram containers. The UPC number is 0 33383 65260 3 and the code on the product is Best Before: 2014-08-19. It was sold at the retail level in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. If you purchased this product, discard it in a closed container or return to the place of purchase for a refund. Then clean out your refrigerator using a mild bleach solution. Listeria … [Read more...]

Trader Joe’s and MaraNatha Nut Butters Recalled in Canada Too

MaraNatha Almond Butter Salmonella Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling MaraNatha and Trader Joe's brand almond butters and peanut butters for possible Salmonella contamination. There is a recall in the United States of some of these products; four people are ill in what may be an associated Salmonella outbreak. You can see the long list of recalled products at the CFIA web site, along with package sizes, UPC numbers, and codes and "best by" dates. The products are MaraNatha almond and peanut butters in various types, including raw and roasted, and Trader Joe's almond butter. You can also see pictures of all of the recalled product labels at that site. If you purchased any of these products, do not eat them. Discard in a double bag or return to the place of purchase for a refund. There have been no … [Read more...]

Corfinio Foods Products Recalled for Possible Botulism

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The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is warning consumers not to eat any canned soups or sauces made by Corfinio Foods of Richmond because they were improperly processed. That means they are susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum. This bacteria produces a toxin that can cause illness and death. Corfinio Foods has suspended production of all of its canned soups and sauces, and the firm is working with officials to come into compliance with state requirements. There have been no reported illnesses to date associated with the consumption of these products. The soups and sauces are packaged in glass, mason style jars with metal screw on lids. They were sold at Brandermill Green Market. All of the products are marked with the Corfinio Foods label. … [Read more...]

Wegmans Recalls Oysters for Possible Vibrio Contamination

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Wegmans has posted a recall for Kumamoto Oysters because they may be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus. This naturally-occurring bacteria can cause foodborne illness if the oysters are eaten raw. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses have been reported. The recall is for Albion Fisheries Ltd. harvested Kumamoto Oysters, sold individually at certain stores. Only those oysters with UPC number 21657100000, sold from July 17, 2014 through July 31, 2014 are recalled. The oysters were sold only at the Wegmans stores in Bridgewater, Manalapan, and Mt. Laurel in New Jersey; Pittsford in New York, and Montgomeryville and King of Prussia in Pennsylvania. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard in a double bagged container or return to the place of purchase for … [Read more...]

In Canada, Pastries Recalled for Undeclared Milk, Wheat

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and 9032-1076 Quebec Inc. are recalled pastries because they contain milk and wheat that are not declared on the label. Those two allergens can cause serious or life-threatening conditions in anyone with an allergy to milk or wheat. There is no word on whether or not any adverse reactions have been reported. The recalled product is Pâtisserie Les Fantaisies Cream Mille Feuilles in 300 gram packages. All products which do not declared milk and wheat on the label are recalled. The UPC number is 6 20840 00185 4. The product was sold nationally at the retail level. If you purchased this product and are allergic to milk and/or wheat, do not eat it. Discard or return to the place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

In Canada, Product Recalled for Undeclared Milk

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Slovenian Chocolate are recalling "Souffle covered by chocolate plombir" because it contains milk, one of the major food allergens, that is not declared on the label. Anyone with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem. The recalled product is sold in 250 gram packages. The package has Cyrillic characters only. The codes on the product are 27.05.14 and 27.01.15(2). The UPC number is 4 600492 217328. The product was sold in Alberta and Ontario at the retail level. If you purchased this product and are allergic to milk, do not eat it. Discard or return to the … [Read more...]

McCormick Recalls Ground Oregano for Possible Salmonella

McCormick Oregano Salmonella Recall

McCormick is recalling 1,032 cases of Ground Oregano for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of this product. This recall does not affect any other McCormick Ground, Whole, or Oregano Leaves products. The recalled product is Ground Oregano in 0.75-ounce bottles. The UPC number is 0 523561 6 and dates are best by AUG 21 16 H and best by AUG 22 16 H. The item number is 900356. The product was shipped to Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South … [Read more...]

In Canada, Seaweed Crackers Recalled for Undeclared Milk

Wang Korepab Cracker Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Pan Asia Food Co. Ltd. are recalling Wang Korepab - Seaweed crackers because they contain milk, one of the major food allergens, that is not listed on the label. Anyone with an allergy to milk could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. The recalled product is Wang Korepab - Seaweed in Korean characters only. The package size is 56 grams. All products where milk is not declared on the label are recalled. The UPC number is 8 801117 268206. The product was sold at the retail level in Ontario and Quebec and was possibly sold nationally. If you are allergic to or sensitive to milk, do not consume this product. Discard it or return to the place of purchase for a refund. This is an update of an earlier … [Read more...]

More Organic Carob Powder Recalled for Possible Salmonella

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Sunfood of California is recalling organic carob powder because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalled product is Organic Carob Powder in 1 pound, 20 pound, and 55 pound white poly bags. The recalled powder has these lot numbers: 140321,140416,140509,140516,140609,140616, and 140623. The UPC number is 803813-04429 8 and the expiration date is 6/5/2015. The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail order. Routine testing by the company's supplier revealed the possibility of Salmonella in the product. Production has been suspended while the FDA and the company try to find the source of the problem. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. … [Read more...]

Brooks Tropicals Recalls Avocados for Possible Salmonella

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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...]

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