Our weekly roundup of recalls features products recalled for undeclared peanuts, some for Salmonella, and others for misbranding. This weekly feature will help you keep abreast of recalled products so you can protect yourself and your family. No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported in connection with any of these recalled products.
CVS recalled Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea for possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product is packed in 1.4 ounce cartons, with a best by date of 18 Mar 2018. The UPC number for that product is 0 50428 541043. This product was sold at CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide.
Matlaw’s Raw EZ Peel Deveined Shell on Shrimp was recalled for possible Salmonella contamination, as revealed in the weekly FDA’s Enforcement Report. More than 32,000 pounds of the shrimp was recalled. It was sold in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Illinois, Texas, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Utah, California, Oregon, New Jersey, and Tennessee. The recalled product has the lot number and best by date of: 20860R 20001Q Best By 02 23 17. In addition, the production codes and best by dates of: Production Code 26021023515; Best By 02 26 17 Production Code 26021023815; Best By 02 25 17 Production Code 26021023715; Best By 02 27 17 Production Code 26021023915; Best By 02 28 17 Production Code 26021024015; and Best By 02 24 17 production Code 26021023615 are recalled.
Krasnyi Oktyabr Inc. of New York recalled Vobla (Roach) Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish and Bream Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish because it may be contaminated with botulism toxin. The fish were not properly eviscerated, which increases the risk that it contains Clostridium botulinum bacteria. It was sold in retail stores in New York and California from February through April, 2016. The Vobla (Roach) Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish has a UPC number of 4606495-001308. The Bream – Dry Eviscerated Salted Fish has a UPC number of 4606495001346.
Chick Fil A Chocolate Chunk Cookies were recalled for undeclared peanuts. The products were sold at those restaurants nationwide. All of the best by dates of those cookies were in September and October 2016. They include lot number 1000146515 with best by date Sep/25/2016; lot number 1000146526 with best by date Oct/08/2016; lot number 1000148294 with best by date Sep/13/2016; lot number 1000153626 with best by dateSep/26/2016; lot number 1000155869 with best by date Sep/26/2016, and lot number 1000157620 with best by date Oct/03/2016.
7-Eleven had four recalls for their cookies for undeclared peanuts. The first three recalls were for the cookies sold in 2-count clear plastic film containers. The first was for Fresh to Go brand Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, and Sugar Cookie with M&M Chocolate Candy; all were sold in New York state. The second recall was for 7-Eleven Fresh to Go Chocolate Chunk Cookie, Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, and Peanut Butter Cookie, sold in southern California. The third recall was for 7-Eleven Fresh to Go Sugar Cookies with M&M Chocolate Candy and Peanut Butter Cookies that were sold in Florida. And the fourth recall was for 7-Eleven Chocolate Chunk, sugar, and oatmeal raisin cookies sold in self-serve cases in Missouri, South Carolina, and Texas. Look at those recall notices carefully; all of the recalled products have different best by dates and UPC numbers.
Pilgrim’s Pride recalled many different poultry products for plastic, wood, rubber, and metal contamination. The long list of recalled products included Gold Kist Farms chicken patties, Sweet Georgia brand chicken tenderloins, and Pierce breaded chicken tenderloins, among others. Schools purchased these products nationwide. All of the recalled products have the establishment number “EST. 20728” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
True Nature Hummus and Pesto were recalled for undeclared soy and milk, according to the FDA’s weekly Enforcement Report. Original Hummus in 9 ounce containers was recalled for soy, Garlic Hummus in 9 ounce containers was also recalled for soy, and Arugula Hazelnut Pesto in 7 ounce containers, was recalled for milk. All of the recalled products had best by dates before March 9, 2016.
Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Company recalled 47 cans of Sebastian Crab Meat for possible time and temperature abuse. This means the product was not correctly processed and could present a health hazard. Sebastian Super Lump Pasteurized Crab Meat, Blue Swimming Crab Meat, Wild Caught, in 16 ounce cans, was sold in Texas.
Kopobbi Whole Milk Ricotta was recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, in the FDA’s Weekly Enforcement Report. Forty-seven 17.14 pound tubs of the cheese, sold in New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania was recalled. The product has a sell by date of 03/16/16, with lot number 16-26-02.
Season’s Choice Prince Edward Medley was recalled for Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the FDA’s Weekly Enforcement Report. More than 47,500 bags of this frozen vegetable product were recalled. The best before date is Jun 28 2017 with lot number 152212. It was sold in Illinois at Aldi stores.
Old Home Creme Cakes were recalled for undeclared peanuts. Lemon creme cake, vanilla creme cake, and strawberry swirl cream cakes, sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia in multiple locations were recalled. Sliced Lemon Crème Cake has the production code 16104; Old Home Kitchens 14 ounce Sliced Vanilla Crème Cake has the production code 16104; and Old Home Kitchens 14 ounce Sliced Strawberry Swirl Crème Cake has the production code 16098.
Bi-Lo, Harveys, Winn Dixie Bakery Crème Cakes were also recalled for undeclared peanuts. They were sold at all BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. The recalled products were sold between April 11, 2016 and April 26, 2016, with UPC numbers 205509000005, 205510000001, 205473000001, 205508000006, 205476000008, 205506000008, 205474000000, and 269740000002.
Foster Poultry Farms recalled chicken nuggets for extraneous blue plastic and black rubber materials.The recall was for 220,450 pounds of fully cooked frozen chicken nuggets in 5 pound bags with best by dates of 2/21/17 and 3/8/17, along with 10 pound bulk boxes of Fully Cooked Breast Nuggets with package codes 6053 and 6068. These products were sold in Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah, and Washington state. They have the establishment number “P-33901” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Starbucks, Hannaford, and Turkey Hill wraps and salads were recalled because the maker, Greencore USA, made them outside inspection hours and without federal inspection. These products were shipped for distribution in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. Starbucks Southwest Style Wrap with dates of 4/10/2016 and 4/24/2016 are recalled, along with Starbucks Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wrap with dates of 4/10/2016 and 4/18/2016. Starbucks Zesty Chicken & Black Bean Salad bowl with use by date of 4/28/2016 is recalled. Hannaford Italian Pesto Wrap with a use by date of 4/25/2016, and Asian-Style Salad with a use by date of 4/30/2016 are recalled. Turkey Hill Fresh To Go Grilled Chicken Ranch Wrap with a use-by date of 4/23/2016 is recalled.
Republic of Tea recalled their Organic Turmeric Ginger Green Tea because it may have been contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The teas were sold in 50 count tins, bulk bags, and refill bags.
Dietary Supplement Recalls
Schnaffer Distributing Pronutri LLC recalled Re-VITA-lize tropical orange flavor liquid vitamin for undeclared soy and milk. The recall is for lot number 15554, sold in California, Washington, Oregon, Minnesota, Texas, and Iowa. The product is packaged in a 32 ounce white plastic bottle.
World’s Choice Products recalled Supreme Elixir, Kid’s Juice, and Xtreme Fiber Detox. Supreme Elixir is sold in 32 ounce containers, with lot numbers 15094, 15258, 15310, 15483, 16053 and 16091; Kid’s Juice was sold in 32 ounce containers with lot numbers 15104 and 15326; and Xtreme Fiber Detox was sold in in 1 pound, 8 ounce containers with lot numbers 15174, 15372, 15423, 15538 and 16051. The products were sold nationwide through mail order.
Finally, Black Gold X Advanced, 3rd Degree, and Black Label X capsules sold by Making It A Lifestyle were recalled because the products contained undeclared sildenafil and sibutramine, making them unapproved new drugs. Those products could have life-threatening side effects because sibutramine was removed from the market in 2010, and sildenafil is the active ingredient in Viagra, and could lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.