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Archives for September 2012

Fresh Express Recalls Expired Hearts of Romaine Salad

Fresh Express is recalling another variety of Romaine salad for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Last week they recalled 9 ounce packages of Leafy Green Romaine Salad. Now they are recalling expired packages of Hearts of Romaine Salad. One package of that product tested positive for the bacteria as part of the FDA's random sample testing program. The recalled product is Hearts of Romaine Salad in 18 ounce size with expired Use-by Date of September 26, 2012, and Product Code H256808. No consumer complaints and no reports of illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of this product. The product was sold in the Northwest and Midwest United States. If you have this product in your home, discard it. For questions and more information, call the Fresh … [Read more...]

Dale and Thomas Popcorn Recalled for Possible Listeria

Dale and Thomas Popcorn is recalling some of their products for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The products were distributed to retailers, vendors, distribution centers, and consumers through the Internet or or after August 8, 2012. The products all have Best By dates of February 4, 2013 through March 12, 2013 and were all packaged in red bags. The ready to eat products recalled include several flavors, sizes, and UPC numbers. The popcorn includes Aged White Cheddar, Almond Biscotti, American Cheese, Apple Crisp, Bacon Ranch, Black & White Drizzle, Caramel, Caramel Roasted Peanuts, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Cinnamon Sugar Drizzle, Dark Fudge Chocolate Chip Drizzle, Kettlecorn, Kettlecorn Multipack, Salt & Pepper, and Wasabi Reserve. Testing by the company … [Read more...]

Stop & Shop Recalls Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers for Possible Salmonella

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is recalling peanut butter sandwich crackers because they were made by Late July Organic Snacks and may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The snacks are sold at Stop & Shop. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalled items include Late July Organic Snacks Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers. The 5 ounce size has a UPC number of 89044400070. The 1.125 ounce size has a UPC number of 89044400071, and the 9 ounce size has a UPC number of 89044400072. UPDATE: The items have "best before" dates of May 13, 2013 through July 13, 2013. The company extended the "best before" dates on September 28, 2012. The recall notice does not mention if this recall is tied to the huge Sunland … [Read more...]

Del Monte Recalls Mango Products for Possible Salmonella

Del Monte Fresh Produce is recalling some fresh-cut fruit packages made with mangoes because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. There is a nationwide outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup linked to Daniella mangoes imported from Mexico that has sickened at least 121 people in 15 states. The long list of recalled products, along with the UPC number, pack size, brand, best by dates, and states where they were for sale can be found at the FDA site. The products include Del Monte bowls and 7 Eleven Fresh to Go fruit cups. They were sold in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Most of the best buy dates were for the end of September, 2012. Look carefully at the long list of recalled … [Read more...]

CFIA Expands XL Foods Beef Recall for E. coli 0157:H7 for 11th Time

The CFIA has expanded its recall of beef produced by XL Foods for E. coli 0157:H7 for the eleventh time. The product production dates are still August 24, 27, 28, 29, and September 5, 2012, but the recall has expanded to include whole muscle meat cuts. You can see the full list of newly recalled products at the CFIA web site. The brands included in this recall are Prairie Meats, Costco Wholesale Canada, Tendero, Pasquier, Délectable, Viandes VP Meats, Compball, Sobeys/Foodland, IGA, Les Marchés Tradition, Bonichoix, Omni, Thrifty Foods, and Walmart. The brands were sold at Extra Foods, No Frills, Real Canadian WholeSale Club, Shop Easy, Supervalu, Your Independent Grocer, Affiliated Independents, Atlantic No Frills, Loblaws, Maxi & Cie, Maxi, Presto, Club Entropot, and Provigo. The … [Read more...]

XL Foods E. coli 0157:H7 Beef Recall Timeline

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has released a series of questions and answers about the recall of beef products from XL Foods (Est. 38) in Alberta, Canada. The facility has recalled ground beef and beef products after positive test results for E. coli 0157:H7. The recall, which is in Canada alone at this time, has been expanded 11 times in the past 2 weeks. The USDA has not issued a recall, but has issued a public health warning about the beef and has listed the store and states where it was distributed. On September 4, 2012, the CFIA identified a positive E. coli 0157:H7 in a sample of beef trimmings at XL Foods. No recall was issued at that time because the government believed that the contaminated product did not reach the marketplace. But that same day, the USDA notified … [Read more...]

Justin’s Recalls Peanut Butter Products for Possible Salmonella

Justin's has announced a recall of some lots of its peanut butters because they were made with Sunland products that have been recalled for Salmonella. Other Justin's products are not involved in this recall. Fresca Foods in Colorado notified Justin's that Sunland peanuts were used to make their products in the past, so the company is voluntarily participating in the recall. The products recalled are 16 ounce Classic Peanut Butter Jars with UPC number 855188003004 and Best By Date of 8-07-13. Also recalled are 1.15 ounce Honey Peanut Butter Squeeze Packs with UPC number 855188003042 and Best By Dates of 7-24-13 and 7-25-13, and 0.5 ounce Honey Peanut Butter 0.5oz Squeeze Pack with UPC number 894455000391 and Best By Dates 07-14-13, 08-10-13, 08-13-13, 08-14-13, and 08-15-13. You can see … [Read more...]

Jer’s Chocolates Recalls Peanut Butter Products for Possible Salmonella

Jer's™ Chocolates is recalling some of its products made with peanut butter because they were made with Sunland products and may be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been associated with these products and all of Jer's Chocolates have passed internal quality control tests, according to the company. There is a nationwide Salmonella Bredeney outbreak associated with Sunland peanut products and Trader Joe's Valencia peanut butter. The recalled products are 3 ounce Gourmet Peanut Butter Bars and 4 ounce squares and 16 ounce Gable Boxes of Gourmet Jer's Squares, produced from July 9, 2012 to September 24, 2012. You can see all of the UPC numbers, best if used by dates, and Lot numbers at the FDA site. You can also see all of the packages and product labels at the FDA … [Read more...]

Whole Foods Recalls Peanut Butter Items for Possible Salmonella

Whole Foods Market is recalling two peanut butter bulk bin items sold in seven stores in Florida and one store in southern California because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The items were made with recalled Sunland ingredients. You can see the stores and the PLU numbers of the recalled products at the FDA site. The recalled items are Peanut Butter Power Chews and Treasure Trove Mix. The products have no label since they were sold from self-serve bulk bins. They were sold between May 1 and September 27, 2012. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of these products. The recall is in response to a Salmonella Bredeney outbreak related to Sunland peanut butter and Trader Joe's peanut butter that has sickened 30 people in 18 states and … [Read more...]

Fairytale Brownies Recalls Peanut Butter Brownies and cookies for Possible Salmonella

Fairytale Brownies is recalling Peanut Butter Sprites and Peanut Butter Cookies because they were made with recalled products from Sunland, Inc. and may be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were mainly sold through mail order, although some were sold at retail outlets. These products have not been associated with any illnesses, although there is a Salmonella Bredeney outbreak associated with Sunland Products and Trader Joe's peanut butter that has sickened 30 people in 19 states. There are quite a few lot codes associated with these products. Check the FDA site carefully to see if you have purchased any of these products. If you have, return them to the place of purchase or discard them. The UPC codes for the recalled products are: Peanut Butter Sprites with UPC number … [Read more...]

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