August 23, 2019

Organic Deglet Noor Dates Recalled by Natural Grocers for Undeclared Coconut

The “Natural Grocers” brand of “ORGANIC DEGLET NOOR DATES PITTED” has been recalled by Vitamin Cottage Natural Foods Markets, Inc. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these dates may contain coconut, a common allergen which was not listed on the package labeling. Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. is a natural grocery chain headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado. The dates affected by this recall, packaged in clear plastic bags that vary in weight, were distributed to 45 Natural Grocers’ stores in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The UPC codes on the “ORGANIC DEGLET NOOR DATES PITTED” packages begin with “200129xxxxxx”; all affected packages also bear a “Packed On” date of … [Read more...]

Cherry Valley Marketplace Recalls Cupcakes for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that Cherry Valley Marketplace has recalled its “CHERRY VALLEY VANILLA CUPCAKES” AND “CHERRY VALLEY CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES” because these baked goods may contain milk, an allergen that was erroneously omitted from the product labeling. Cherry Valley Marketplace is headquartered in West Hempstead, New York. The issue was discovered when the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors identified the presence of the milk allergens in the cupcakes during a routine sampling. Distributed in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, the cupcakes were packaged in 12-ounce clear plastic containers. The “CHERRY VALLEY VANILLA CUPCAKES” packages were stamped with the UPC barcode # 00004961147 and an expiration date … [Read more...]

Papaya-linked Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Infantis Outbreak Spreads

In its latest update regarding the multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Infantis, the CDC reports that one more person from one state has contracted this strain of Salmonella, linked to Maradol papayas imported from Mexico. One of four Salmonella outbreaks currently being investigated by the CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state public health officials, this specific outbreak has now sickened a total of four people in the states of Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New York. These victims of the disease, ranging in age from 40 to 82, contracted the illness between July 19, 2017 and August 7, 2017; two are of Hispanic ethnicity. So far, only two of the victims have required hospitalization. More people, however, may become ill – the CDC … [Read more...]

American and Caraway Rye Breads Recalled by Coborn’s, Inc.

Coborn’s, Inc. has issued a recall of its “AMERICAN RYE BREAD” and “CARAWAY RYE BREAD” products. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these two rye bread brands may contain multiple allergens; the milk, soy, and eggs used in their manufacture were erroneously omitted from the ingredients list and allergy statements on the loaves’ packaging. Distributed to Coborn’s and Cash Wise grocery stores in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, to Marketplace Foods stores in western Wisconsin, and to CobornsDelivers in the Twin Cities Metro area, the bread packages affected by the recall are stamped with an expiration date of September 7, 2017 or earlier. The packaging for the “AMERICAN RYE” loaves bear the UPC code 7-33147-20150-3; those for the “CARAWAY … [Read more...]

San Francisco Seafood Salad Recalled for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Simply Fresh Foods, Inc., headquartered in Buena Park, California, has recalled 272 cases of its “SAN FRANCISCO SEAFOOD SALAD MADE WITH GREEK YOGURT.” This seafood salad may contain milk, which is labeled on the product’s outer sleeve but is not listed on the individual salad cups inside the 4-pack cartons. The individual cups may also be erroneously labeled as “SEAFOOD SALAD WITH REAL MAYONNAISE.” The 16-ounce (1 lb.) 4-packs, each containing 4-ounce (113 g) single serve cups, were shipped to retail grocery stores in the states of Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. The “Use By” date of 10/15/17 B10 is stamped both on the outer cartons and on the sides of the single serve cups; the cartons bear the UPC … [Read more...]

Wegmans Recalls Muffins for Undeclared Walnuts

The grocery chain Wegmans has recalled 4-packs of muffins from its stores because these may include a banana nut muffin which contains walnuts, which were not mentioned on the packaging’s ingredients list or allergy warning. As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports, the containers affected by this recall are marked with the UPC code 77890-22744. People who are allergic to walnuts run the risk of life-threatening illness should they consume these muffins. The four-packs should either be thrown away or returned to their place of purchase for a full refund. … [Read more...]

ShopRite Chocolate Chips Recalled for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that Wakefern Food Corporation has issued a recall for its ShopRite brand of “SEMI-SWEET REAL CHOCOLATE CHIPS.” These chocolate chips may contain milk, which was not declared on the package’s allergy statement or ingredient list. The chocolate chips affected by the recall were sold in 24-ounce bags in ShopRite, The Fresh Grocer, and other retail stores throughout the Northeastern United States. The bags are stamped with the UPC code 041190 02668 and “Best If Used By” dates of April 11, 2019 and April 12, 2019. Individuals who are allergic or sensitive to the milk allergen may become ill if they consume these semi-sweet chocolate chips. They are advised to either throw the packages away or to return them to their place of purchase … [Read more...]

Big Win Butter Popcorn Recalled for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports that almost 3,000 units of its “BIG WIN, BUTTER POPCORN ARTIFICIALLY FLAVORED” product have been recalled by Dedinas-Franzak Enterprises. Distributed to and sold through the Rite Aid retail chain, this popcorn may have milk ingredients not listed on its labeling. The 5-ounce popcorn packages affected by the recall are stamped with the UPC code #0-11822-58492-0 and an expiration date of 16FEB2018. To prevent the risk of potentially life-threatening illness, individuals who are allergic to milk should either throw this popcorn away or return it to the store for a full refund. … [Read more...]

Frozen Meat Products Recalled by Blossom Foods for Undeclared Wheat and Soy

Almost 15,092 pounds of frozen beef, pork, and chicken products have been recalled by Blossom Foods, LLC because they contain wheat and soy ingredients which were not mentioned on their package labeling. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Food and Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has categorized this as a “Class I / High Risk” recall. Blossom Foods, LLC is headquartered in Oakland California. The meat and poultry products were produced over the course of a year, between August 23, 2016 to August 23, 2017, and are marked with expiration dates set one year after the initial date of packaging. Distributed to institutional locations in California and Ohio, the cases bear the establishment number “EST. 51200” or “P-51200” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products … [Read more...]

Vanilla Cherry Pecan Muesli Recalled by Seven Sundays LLC

Seven Sundays LLC, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has announced a recall of its “VANILLA CHERRY PECAN MUESLI.” According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this product may contain almonds which were not declared on the labeling due to mistakes made in the manufacturer’s packaging process. Packaged in red-and-black 12-ounce pouches, the muesli was shipped to retailers across the United States. The packages affected by the recall are stamped with a “Best Buy” date of “SELL BY JUNE 29 2018” and the UPC code 8-56088-00315-6. Individuals who are allergic to almonds run the risk of life-threatening illness if they consume this muesli product. They should either throw the product away or return it to its place of purchase for a refund. … [Read more...]

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