December 14, 2018

Two Recalls: Salad Shake Ups for Listeria and Culantro for Salmonella

Two recalls for possible Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination have been issued in Canada.  One is for Canada Herb Culantro for possible Salmonella, and the other is for Eat Smart Salad Shake Ups - Sweet Kale, for possible Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to the companies or to authorities in connection with either recall. The first recall is for Eat Smart brand Salad Shake Ups - Sweet Kale. That product was distributed by Canadawide Fruits Inc., Lawlaw Companies, Sobeys, and Walmart Canada. It was sold nationally at the retail level. The recalled product is sold in 156 gram containers. The best before date is DEC 03 2018 DE 03 112 319, and the UPC number is 7 09351 30243 5. That recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is … [Read more...]

Del Monte Fiesta Corn Recalled For Under Processing

Del Monte Foods is recalling 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers because the product was under-processed. The commercial sterilization process did not work as it should, which could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens. The recall notice states that this "could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed." The notice did not state which pathogens the company is concerned about. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. And no other Del Monte Foods products are affected by this recall. The Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers is packaged in a 15.25 ounce can. The UPC number on the product is 24000 02770. The "Best if Used By" dates on these cans include: August 14, 2021 August … [Read more...]

Inspired Organics Sunflower Butter Recalled for Listeria

Inspired Organics is recalling Organic Sunflower Butter because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled product was distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods, LLC. The butter was sold through food service and retail stores in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and in Ontario, Canada. The recalled product is Inspired Organics Organic Sunflower Butter in 16 ounce containers. The Lipari Item Number is 967064, the best by date is 10/2019, the lot number is 099, and the UPC number is 863669742526. The Listeria bacteria was found in the product by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and … [Read more...]

Salmonella Outbreak Update: More Achdut Tahini Recalled

Actdut of Ariel, Israel is recalling more tahini products that are linked to a Salmonella outbreak in the U.S. All packages and sizes of tahini that were produced on the dates of April 7 through May 21, 2018 are being recalled because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. the tahini was distributed internationally through retail stores and mail order. The recalled products are Tahini, Whole Tahini, Organic Tahini, and Seasoned Tahini. The container sizes of these recalled products are: 15 ounce, 16 ounce, 17.6 ounce, 635 ounce (428 g, 454 g, 500 g, 18K g), with lot numbers 18-097 to 18-141 or with expiration dates April 7th to May 21st 2020. The Baron's brand that is recalled has the expiration date of 5/5/2021.  The brand names of the products are: Achdut, Baron's, … [Read more...]

Jimmy Dean Sausages and Meiqili Durian Candy Recalled

Two recalls have been issued; one for Jimmy Dean Sausages for foreign material, the other for Meiqili Durian Candy, for undeclared milk. No illnesses or injuries have been reported in either recall. CTI Foods is recalling about 29,028 pounds of one type of Jimmy Dean frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausage links because they may be contaminated with foreign materials, more specifically pieces of metal. Five consumer complaints prompted this recall. The products were produced and Packaged on August 4, 2018. The recalled product is 23.4 ounce pouches of "Jimmy Dean Heat 'n Serve Original Sausage Links Made with Pork & Turkey." The sausages have a use by date of January 31, 2019 and case code A6382168, with a time stamp range of 11:58 through 01:49. The sausages have the … [Read more...]

Beef Snack Sticks and Poultry Products Recalled for Allergens

Two foods have been recalled by the USDA because they contain undeclared allergens. 3-D Meat is recalling beef snack sticks, and Amboy Group is recalling poultry products. No reports of allergic reactions have been received to date in either recall. The first recall, for Amboy Group raw boneless and skinless poultry products, is being issued because these products may contain milk, eggs, and soy, three of the major food allergens. These products were produced from December 5, 2016 through December 5, 2018. The recalled products include 16-ounce plastic trays of “Shop Rite Ready To Cook BONELESS & SKINLESS Chicken Breast Italian Style Panko Breaded;" 16-ounce plastic trays of “Shop Rite Ready To Cook BONELESS & SKINLESS Chicken Breast Sundried Tomato Panko Breaded; 16-ounce … [Read more...]

Barbecue Seasoning and Nonfat Yogurt Recalled For Undeclared Peanuts

Two products: Suya Barbecue Seasoning and Light & Fit Greek Crunch S'Mores Nonfat Yogurt, are being recalled for undeclared peanuts, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to peanuts could have a serious reaction if they eat these products. The first recall is for 3,521 cases of Danone North America's Light & Fit Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S'Mores Flavor. The product has the UPC number 36632 03825 and an expiration date of December 30, 2018. The product is sold in single 5-ounce cups with a clear plastic topper with mix-in ingredients. This expiration date is the only one affected by this recall. Some of the products include the wrong topper. The product was sold in these states:  Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, … [Read more...]

Bauer’s Candies’ Modjeskas May Be Contaminated with Hepatitis A

The FDA has issued a public health alert about possible hepatitis A contamination in Bauer's Candies' Modjeskas. This product is individually wrapped marshmallow candy that is dipped in chocolate or caramel. A worker in the facility tested positive for hepatitis A. These Modjeskas candy products are available at retail stores throughout the country and can also be purchased through QVC and from the Bauers Candy web site. A recall with complete information will be posted when the company and the FDA are finished with it. At this time, the FDA and CDC are not aware of any cases of hepatitis A that may be related to these Modjeskas candies. Unfortunately, the disease can have a long incubation period. The risk of transmission from these candies is low, but the FDA is recommending … [Read more...]

Cow Pie Frozen Pet Food Recalled for Possible Listeria

Columbia River Natural Pet Foods is recalling Cow Pie Fresh Frozen Meats for Dogs and Cats because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The company is recalling 933 packages that were produced in August 2017. No illnesses have been reported to date. Cow Pie is a fresh frozen meats product that is intended to feed raw to dogs and cats. The pet food was distributed in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington through retail stores and direct delivery. The product is frozen in 2 pound purple and white plastic bags, with Lot 81917 found on an orange sticker. Routine testing by the Washington State Department of Agriculture found the pathogenic  bacteria in one package of the product. There is a risk to both pets and humans with this recalled product. Pets can get sick … [Read more...]

Hiland Dairy Recalls Chocolate Whole Milk for Undeclared Egg

Hiland Dairy of Kansas City, MO has issued a recall for half-gallons of chocolate whole milk because they contain undeclared egg. People who with allergies or sensitivities to eggs should not drink this product as they risk a life-threatening allergic reaction if they do. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been linked to the product. The recalled product, which may contain eggnog, was sold at grocery stores in Kansas City, Topeka, Kansas and St. Joseph, Missouri. It was sold in plastic half-gallon jugs with the UPC num er 0-7206000128-0, the "Sell by" date Dec 13, 2018, and the Plant Code: 29-162. Other Hiland Dairy products are not affected by this recall. The Dairy learned about a potential issue and then confirmed it after quality control testing. About 1,151 one half … [Read more...]

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