March 24, 2017

Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bar Recalled for E. coli O157:H7

Pro Sports Club of Bellevue, Washington is recalling 36,957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bars because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall is being issued because an ingredient used to make the bar was recalled by The Soy Nut Butter Company. Products made by that company are linked to a national E. coli O157:H7 - HUS outbreak. Lawsuits have been filed in that outbreak. The recalled product is 20/20 Life Styles Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bar with lot code B.B. 22JUL17 (means by July 22, 2017), net weight 2 ounces, with UPC number 78571 00052. The Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bar was sold directly to clients at the PRO Sports facilities in Washington  in Bellevue, Redmond and Seattle, between August 8, 2016 and March 10, 2017. The … [Read more...]

Asian Microgreens Recalled for Possible Salmonella

ChloroFields of Kansas is recalling 20 cases of Asian Microgreens because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The products were distributed through retail grocery stores in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri. The Asian Microgreens come in a 1.5 ounce clamshell, with the label "Asian Mix Microgreens." The sell by date, which is located on a white sticker on the bottom of the container, is 3/26/2017. The UPC number is 853763007096. The problem was discovered during routine examination conducted by the FDA that found the pathogenic bacteria in the finished product. Chlorofields has ceased distribution of this product while an investigation is conducted. If you purchased this … [Read more...]

Som See Neh Dumplings Recalled for No Inspection

J & Y Dasung of Los Angeles, conducting business as Som See Neh, is recalling about 178,355 pounds of frozen pork dumplings because they were not inspected by federal officials. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalled products include boxes containing 12 3-pound plastic bags of "SOM SEE NEH Vegetable Meat Dumpling" with "Shelf Life: Frozen with 16months" and case code 96859-08224. Also recalled is boxes containing 12 3-pound plastic bags of "SOM SEE NEH KIMCHI Dumplings" with "Shelf Life: Frozen with 16months" and case code 96859-08223. The dumplings were produced from January 2015 through March 2017. These products do not have the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail locations in southern … [Read more...]

Ronzoni Thin Spaghetti Recalled for Undeclared Egg

Riviana Foods is voluntarily recalling 610 cases of certain coded Ronzoni Thin Spaghetti that may contain an egg fettuccine product. Those cartons do not have the allergen statement for egg, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to egg could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No consumer complaints about any illness have been received to date. The recalled product is Ronzoni Thin Spaghetti in 16 ounce packages. The manufacturing code on the package is JAN 20 19 K, and the UPC number is 71300 000097. The product was sold nationwide. No other varieties or codes are included in this recall. If you purchased this product and are allergic to egg, do not eat it. Throw it away or return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund. … [Read more...]

Nutiva is recalling Superfood Shake 30 for Undeclared Peanuts

Nutiva is voluntarily recalling their Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake - Vanilla Flavor after finding the product may contain peanuts, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to peanuts could have a life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. There is no word on whether any illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled products are all Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake - Vanilla in different sizes. The first is 10 - 1.2 ounce (34 gram ) packets with unit UPC number 6-92752-10717-7, a master case UPC number of 6-92752-10718-4, lot code 20SEP2016I, expiration date 20 SEP 2018, and product number PBP201. The 21.6 ounce HOPE Jar has a unit UPC number 6-92752-10711-5, master case UPC number 6-92752-10712-2, lot code 26SEP2016I, … [Read more...]

Nabelsi Thyme Product Recalled for Excessive Lead Levels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert that Aroma Imports Inc., located in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, is recalling 450-gram and 4.5-kilogram packages of Nabelsi Brand Thyme. Both the FDA and the Environmental Health Protection division of the Illinois Department of Public Health found excessive levels of lead in this product during testing. According to the FDA, the calculated amount of lead contained in a 30-gram serving size of the thyme is 12,660 µg per serving. The daily limits of lead that are safe for people to consume are 6 µg per day for children, 25 µg per day for pregnant women, and 75 µg per day for healthy adults. When lead accumulates in the body over time, it can cause severe damage to the nervous system and internal organs. Although people with … [Read more...]

H&B Packing Recalls Beef for Possible E. coli O103

H&B Packing of Texas is recalling about 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103 bacteria. No confirmed reports of illness have been received to date in connection with the consumption of this item. The recalled product is 60 pound box containing boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17; they were produced on March 6, 2017. Also recalled is multiple combo bins containing 73,682-lbs of boneless beef with case code 69029 and production date 03/06/17. These products have the establishment number "EST. M13054" inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to food manufacturers in Texas. The problem was discovered when FSIS was notified by the state of Texas' Meat Safety Assurance Unit about a positive non-O157 … [Read more...]

AFC Edamame Recalled for Possible Listeria

Advanced Fresh Concepts (AFC) of California is recalling its Edamame (soybeans) because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. This contamination was discovered via random testing under AFC's Quality Assurance Program. The products were packaged by AFC Franchisees and sold, under refrigeration, in 8.0 ounce (227 gram) packages, identified as "Edamame - Soybeans in Pods." This product was sold at designated retail sushi counters within grocery stores, cafeterias, and corporate dining centers in these states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WY. Check with the store where you purchased this product to see if it is part of the recall. If you did buy it, throw it … [Read more...]

Blue Buffalo Recalls Dog Food for Elevated Hormones

Blue Buffalo Company is recalling one lot of Blue Wilderness Rocky Mountain RecipeTM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, since it may contain elevated levels of naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormones. Dogs ingesting too many of these compounds could exhibit symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate, and restlessness. With prolonged consumption, symptoms may become more severe and may include vomiting, diarrhea, and rapid or difficulty breathing. If these symptoms occur, contact your veterinarian immediately. No reports of sick dogs have been reported to the company, but the FDA told Blue Buffalo about one customer who exhibited those symptoms in one dog, who has fully recovered. The recalled product is Blue Wilderness Rocky Mountain … [Read more...]

Minnesota Issues Advisory for Uneviscerated Fish at Shwe Karen

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer advisory for uneviscerated fish sold from Shwe Karen Market in St. Paul because it may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum bacteria. This bacteria produces a toxin that can cause death. The viscera in fish is more likely to contain this pathogenic bacteria. The product of concern is dried fish more than five inches in length and still containing the viscera (internal organs) of the fish. The product was packaged in 1 kilogram clear plastic bags labeled “Dried Fish” and sold from Shwe Karen Market between February 5 and March 2, 2017. If you purchased this product, do not eat it even if it does not look or smell spoiled. There have been no reports of illness associated with this product. Shwe Karen Market is … [Read more...]

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