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Stop & Shop Recalls Splendid Products LLC Daniella Mangoes

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is recalling Daniella mangoes it received from Splendid Products for possible Salmonella Braenderup contamination. The mangoes were purchased between July 12, 2012 and August 24, 2012. The mangoes have PLU #4959. Stop & Shop says it is aware of illnesses reported in Canada and associated with this recall. If you have purchased this product, discard it and bring the receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund. You can call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 800-767-7772 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for more information. Stop & Shop stores are located in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey. These mangoes may be linked to a nationwide outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup … [Read more...]

BI-LO Recalls Daniella Brand Mangoes for Salmonella Braenderup

BI-LO is recalling whole Daniella brand mangoes for possible Salmonella Braenderup contamination. The mangoes, imported from Mexico, were sold in stores between July 12, 2012 and August 27, 2012. The fruit was sold as individual fruit and can be identified by the Daniella brand sticker and UPC number 0-00000-04051. The recall is for fruit sold in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The company has received no reports of illness associated with this product, but the mangoes are linked to a nationwide outbreak that has sickened 105 people in 16 states. Do not eat the mangoes; discard them, or return to BI-LO for a refund. You must have proof of purchase to receive a refund. For questions, call BI-LO customer relations department at 1-800-862-9293. Hours of operation … [Read more...]

Winn-Dixie Daniella Mango Product Recalls For Possible Salmonella

The FDA just announced more recalls for Daniella mangoes imported from Mexico and products made with the fruit for possible Salmonella Braenderup contamination. The fruit is linked to a multistate outbreak that has sickened 105 people in 16 states. Winn-Dixie has announced a recall of cut fruit produced by Renaissance Food Group. Here's where the recall gets confusing, because the names and the UPC numbers are the same as the World Food products recalled earlier today. So pay attention to UPC numbers and sell-by dates to see if you have any of these products. Return the products to a Winn-Dixie store for a full refund; or call 866-946-6349 Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm ET; Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm ET. The products recalled by Winn-Dixie include Garden Highway … [Read more...]

Derivative Recalls of Products Containing Mangoes for Salmonella

The recall of Daniella mangoes imported from Mexico for possible Salmonella Braenderup has resulted in derivative recalls. Those are recalls of products made using recalled foods as ingredients. The mangoes were distributed nationwide in Canada and the U.S., so expect more of these recalls in the days and weeks to come. Click on the links in each notice to see the details of the recalls, including product names, UPC numbers, and use-by dates. The mangoes were originally sold from July 12, 2012 to August 29, 2012 in both countries. The mangoes may be associated with a multistate outbreak that has sickened 105 people in 16 states. The stores that may have sold the mangoes, both individually and in packs, include Aldi, Amigos, BI-LO, Copps, Costco, El Super, Food 4 Less, Food Lion, Giant … [Read more...]

World Foods Recalls Winn-Dixie Products Made with Recalled Daniella Mangoes

World Foods is recalling products it distributes to retail supermarkets that contain Daniella mangoes recalled by Splendid Products. The mangoes may be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup that are linked to a nationwide outbreak. The products were distributed to stores in central and south Florida. The recalled products include: Garden Highway Tropical Salsa in 11 ounce packages, with UPC code 8.26766-42210.4 and code dates 8/31/2012 and 9/1/2012. Generic/Winn Dixie Stores brand Fresh Island Medley in 1 pound pack, with UPC number 0.21140-01696.6 and code dates 8/30/2012 and 8/31/2012. Also recalled are Generic/Winn-Dixie Stores brand Fresh Fruit Burst Bowl in 1 pound pack, with UPC number 0.21140-01701.7 and code dates 8/30/2012 and 8/31/2012. And finally, Generic/Winn-Dixie Stores … [Read more...]

Cantaloupe Salmonella Outbreak Hits Illinois Hard

Illinois has been hard hit by the cantaloupe Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 204 people in 22 states, according to the latest update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Illinois residents account for about 12 percent of all reported cases nationwide. So far, 24 people from 11 counties in that state have confirmed cases of Salmonella poisoning. And at least eight of them had cases so severe that they needed to be hospitalized. The tainted cantaloupes were grown on Chamberlain Farms Produce, Inc. of Owensville, Indiana and were distributed throughout the country. Retailers who reported removing cantaloupes from their shelves include Walmart, Krogers, Schnucks, Meijer and Marsh. “Illinois consumers should check for and ask about the origin of recently … [Read more...]

Hannaford Recalls Mango Products for Possible Salmonella

Hannaford Bros. Co. is recalling several products made with recalled Daniella mangoes. The fruit may be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup and may be linked to a nationwide outbreak that has sickened 105 people in 16 states. Hannaford Mango Spears in 16 ounce packages with Sell by date of August 28, 2012 are recalled. In addition, Hannaford Fruit Burst in 10 ounce, 20 ounce, and 4-pound packages, with Sell by date of August 28, 2012 is recalled. And finally, Hannaford Tropical Medley in 16 ounce packages, with Sell by date of August 28, 2012 is recalled. The store has also removed Daniella brand mangoes with PLU #4051 from its stores as part of a larger recall by Splendid Products. Do not eat these products if you have purchased them. Return them to the place of purchase for a … [Read more...]

EphBurn Dietary Supplement Recalled for Ephedrine Alkaloids

Brand new Energy re-sale distributor is recalling all lot codes of EphBurn 25. The FDA has notified them that one lot of EphBurn 25 was sampled and found to contain ephedrine alkaloids, making it an unapproved drug. Ephedrine is a stimulant, appetite suppressant, concentration aid, and decongestant. Adverse effects of this drug include elevated blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, nerve damage, muscle injury, psychosis, and memory loss. More serious side effects include heart attack, stroke, seizure, and death. But there have been no reports of adverse events associated with the consumption of this product. The recall affects all lot codes and use-by dates of EphBurn 25. The product is a 90-count bottle with red capsules. It displays the product name "ephBURN 25" in white letters on a … [Read more...]

Consumer Groups Sue Obama Administration Over Stalled FSMA Regulations

Two consumer groups have sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the delay in implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Four critical regulations have been delayed at OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs for more than eight months, making the Act "unlawfully delayed for more than a year and a half," according to the complaint. FSMA was signed into law in January 2011, but the FDA has failed to put seven food safety regulations into effect. The lawsuit was filed in Federal Court on Thursday, August 30, 2012 by the Center for Environmental Health and the Center for Food Safety. Andrew Kimbrell, executive director of the Center for Food Safety, said in a statement, "if the Obama administration … [Read more...]

Salmonella Braenderup Outbreak Associated with Mangoes Grows

The CDC has just updated its investigation into the Salmonella Braenderup outbreak associated with Mangoes imported from Mexico. Now 105 people in 16 states have been sickened with the outbreak strain of the bacteria. The number of ill persons in each state is: California (80), Delaware (1), Hawaii (3), Idaho (1), Illinois (1), Louisiana (1), Maine (1), Michigan (1), Montana (1), Nebraska (1), New Jersey (1), New York (3), Oregon (1), Texas (2), Washington (6), and Wisconsin (1). Twenty-five patients have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. The investigation by public health officials indicates mangoes are a likely source of this outbreak. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a health alert about the Daniella brand of mangoes imported from Mexico on … [Read more...]

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