The Food Recall Roundup for the week ending August 14, 2016 is shorter than usual. One recall of notice is another secondary recall of baking mixes that may contain E. coli, associated with the General Mills flour recalls this summer.
Oriental Packing Company recalled about 377,000 pounds of curry powder seasoning products on August 12 2016 for elevated lead levels.
On August 11, 2016, Rabbit Creek Products recalled some flavors of bread, muffin, and brownies mixes for possible E. coli O121 contamination. The recall was initiated after they were notified that they received recalled General Mills flour. No illnesses have been reported.
On August 11, 2016, Ton Shen Health recalled their dietary supplement DHZC-2 Tablets for elevated lead levels. One illness was reported in connection with this issue.
On August 11, 2016, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency warned consumers that some infant product formulas may have been tampered with.
On August 10, 2016, Sam Kane Beef Processors recalled about 60,350 pounds of ground beef products because they may be contamianted with metal.
On August 10, 2016, Rocky Mountain Pies brand Sea Salt Caramel Apple Pie was recalled in Canada for undeclared tree nuts.
On August 10, 2016, the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled three types of Liquid Plumr clog removers because their caps did not meet the child-resistant closure requirement.
Al Shabrawy Incorporated recalled meat and poultry products because they contained undeclared allergens on August 10, 2016. Specifically, some products contained soy and others pistachio. Some of the beef products contained poultry products. One sausage product tested positive for Red Dye #40 that was not declared on the label. Raw beef trim, which is only to be sold cooked, was used in raw non-intact finished products.
Grassfields Cheese issued another recall of its cheeses for some reason on August 8, 2016, because it is linked to an E. coli outbreak that sickened at least seven people between March and July, 2016. The recall is for all types and sizes of organic cheeses manufactured by Grassfields that are currently on the market.
On August 8 2016, two seafood products were recalled in Canada for histamines, which can cause a form of food poisoning called scombroid poisoning.