August 22, 2019

Recall of AWERS Grained Salmon Caviar For Botulism Expanded

The recall of AWERS Grained Salmon Caviar (Sockeye Salmon Caviar) for possible Clostridium botulinum contamination that was posted on August 16, 2019 has been expanded to include more "best before" codes. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled products is Grained Salmon Caviar sold in 95 gram tins. The codes that are recalled have these dates: "BEST BEFORE JUL 03 2020” “BEST BEFORE JUL 15 2020” “BEST BEFORE SEP 17 2020” “BEST BEFORE OCT 07 2020” “BEST BEFORE OCT 13 2020” These products could be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacteria that produces the botulism toxin that can be fatal if ingested. This toxin can be present in foods even though the product looks, smells, and tastes normal. Do not try even a … [Read more...]

Grained Salmon Caviar Recalled In Canada For Botulism

Kananaskistrade is recalling Grained Salmon Caviar from the m marketplace in Canada because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum bacteria. This bacteria produces a toxin that can be deadly even in very tiny amounts. A product with the same name, but marketed by AWERS, was recalled in the U.S. last week. The recalled product is marked with Cyrillic characters only. The common name is Grained Salmon Caviar, sold in 95 gram tins. The UPC number on the product is 8 85202 00044 3, and the best before date marked on the tin is OCT 07 2020. This warning was updated on August 20, 2019 with more information: All units sold up to and including August 20, 2019 are recalled. The recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results. The government is conducting a food … [Read more...]

Tip Top Poultry Recalled For Possible Listeria Monocytogenes

Tip Top Poultry of Rockmart, Georgia, is recalling about 135,810 pounds of fully cooked chicken products because they may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. There is zero tolerance for this pathogen in ready-to-eat foods. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency notified FSIS on August 17, 2019, that a sample of this company's product was confirmed positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue in the United States. The recalled product is frozen, diced, and mechanically separated ready-to-eat chicken that was produced on January 21, 2019. The label has "PACK DATE 01/21/19" The products that are recalled are on a spreadsheet provided by the USDA. The recalled products are Tip Top … [Read more...]

Tampering With Infant Formula at Walmart in Edmonton, Alberta

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning consumers about reports of tampering in an infant formula product at the Walmart store at 775 Tamarack Way Northwest in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Officials state that the safety seals have been broken and product substitution has occurred.  No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported to date in this case. The notice states that "This type of issue is not typically associated with the manufacturing process but can occur occasionally when a consumer returns altered products to the retail store for a refund." Infant formula products have been found where the tamper-proof seals have been broken and the product inside those packages had been substituted with something else. The recall notice did not state which brands … [Read more...]

Heinz Turkey Stew Baby Food Recalled in Canada For Insects

Kraft Heinz Canada is recalling Heinz Turkey Stew baby food from the marketplace "due to the presence of insects," according to the recall notice posted on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency website. No illnesses have been reported in connection to this problem. The recalled product is Heinz Turkey Stew 8+ Months Baby Food that is packaged in 213 ml containers. The UPC number on the product is 0 572200 6, and the code on the package is 2021JN04. This product was sold in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan. There is no picture of the product available on the CFIA web site. The recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of more products. The public will be … [Read more...]

Weaver Chicken Breast Patties Recalled For Foreign Material

Tyson Foods of Pine Bluff, Arkansas is recalling about 39,078 pounds of Weaver chicken breast patties because they may be contaminated with foreign materials. The type of material was not disclosed in the recall notice. Consumer complaints to the company triggered this recall. The recalled product is frozen, fully cooked chicken items that were produced on January 31, 2019. They are 26-ounce resealable plastic bags containing “Weaver CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES BREADED CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES WITH RIB MEAT” with a best if used by date of “Jan312020” and lot codes 0319PBF0617, 0319PBF0618, 0319PBF0619, 0319PBF0620, 0319PBF0621, 0319PBF0622, 0319PBF0623, or 0319PBF0600 printed on the label. The product has the establishment number "P-13456" printed on the back of the resealable plastic bag. … [Read more...]

Chef Toby Pig Ears Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Dog Goods USA is recalling Chef Toby Pig Ears Treats for possible Salmonella contamination. Although there is a multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats, no illnesses have been linked to this specific brand. The company is investigating this problem and is conducting an internal investigation to determine how this issue may have occurred. The recalled product is Chef Toby Pig Ears, with product lot codes of: 428590, 278989, 087148, 224208, 1168723, 428590, 222999, 074599, 1124053, 226884, 578867, 224897, 1234750, 444525, 1106709, 215812, 230273, 224970, 585246, 327901, 052248, 210393, 217664, 331199, 225399, 867680, 050273, 881224, 424223, 225979, 431724, 226340, 880207, and 334498.  These are non-irradiated bulk and packaged pig ears. The company was contacted … [Read more...]

AWERS Grained Salmon Caviar Recalled For Possible Botulism

AWERS Inc. of Bellevue, Washington is recalling Grained Salmon Caviar in 95 gram tins because it may be contaminated with botulinum toxin, which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Do not eat this product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. Botulinum toxin does not change the appearance, taste, or texture of food. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled product is Grained Salmon Caviar, packed in 95 gram metal tins with Cyrillic lettering. The tin is green, with red and white writing with an "easy pull open lid." The best before date on the product is BEST BEFORE OCT 07 2020, which is printed on the bottom of the tin. The caviar was distributed in California, New York, Oregon, and Washington, and may have further … [Read more...]

Iceberg, Original Augustin Ice Cream Recalled For Foreign Material

Agropur Cooperative is recalling Iceberg, Ideale, and Originale Augustin brand ice cream sandwiches, ice cream, and frozen yogurt that were sold in Ontario and Quebec, Canada because they may be contaminated with foreign materials, more specifically fine metal particles. This recall was updated on July 26, 2019 to include more product information. The presence of these particles can pose a choking hazard and potential mouth injury hazard. No illnesses or injuries have been reported to date to the company or the government in connection with this problem. The original recall, dated July 20, 2019, was for Iceberg Mega Sandwiches Vanilla Ice Cream with UPC number 74276 11816, and Originale Augustin Mega Sandwich Vanilla Ice Cream with UPC number 74276 11885. The updated recall added … [Read more...]

FDA Cautions Pet Owners To Avoid Texas Tripe Raw Pet Food

The FDA is cautioning pet owners to avoid feeding their pets Texas Tripe raw pet food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The company issued a recall of some of these products a week ago, but the recall only mentioned Listeria monocytogenes as a contaminant, not Salmonella. Texas Tripe has recalled 35 lots for each of its 23 product varieties. The FDA is issuing an alert because thee lots "represent a serious threat to human and animal health," according to the notice. These products are sold and stored frozen, and the government is concerned that some may be in consumers' home freezers. The Office of the Texas State Chemist collected 23 finished product samples at the Texas Tripe facility. Of those, 16 tested positive for … [Read more...]

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