September 20, 2020

Public Health Alert For Imported Cooked Duck Blood Curds

The USDA has issued a public health alert for and undetermined amount of imported cooked duck blood curds from China because of technical problems and lack of inspection. The product does not identify an eligible establishment number on the packaging and wasn't presented to FSIS for import re-inspection. A recall was not requested because the government has not been able to contact the importer. And the total amount of ineligible product is not determined because the investigation is ongoing. The product subject to the alert is 10.58 ounce (300 gram) vacuum packed packages containing cooked duck blood curds, DUC BLOOD. USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has not received an official inspection certificate issued by the People's Republic of China to certify that the product … [Read more...]

Giant Foods Recalls Squash Noodle Medly For Possible Listeria

Giant Foods is recalling their store brand of Squash Noodle Medly because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recall notice did not state whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall issue. The recalled item is Giant Foods Squash Noodle Medly that is sold in 20 ounce package size. All lots and all codes of this product are recalled. The UPC number on the product label is 068826718585. It was sold in Giant Foods stores between August 8 and August 19, 2020. This product is no longer available in store shelves since the "best enjoyed by" date was August 19 2020, but consumers may still have it in their home freezers. Please check your freezer carefully to see if you purchased this product. If you did, throw it away … [Read more...]

Frank Milk Chocolate Covered Raisins Recalled For Undeclared Peanut

Canadian Tire Corporation of Canada is recalling Frank Milk Chocolate Covered Raisins because they may contain peanuts, one of the major food allergens, that is not declared on the label. This product was distributed nationally in that country at the retail level. The recalled product is Frank Milk Chocolate Covered Raisins that are packaged in 300 gram packages. The UPC number on the label is 6 26394 33920 7. The codes on the product are Best Before 2021 MA07, Lot: 07EUA; Best Before 2021 MA13, Lot: 13EUA, and Lot 07GUB, Lot: 21DUB, and Lot: 80GUB. If you purchased this product and are allergic to peanuts, do not eat it. Throw it away or take it back to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. Food allergies can start anytime in life with no warning, although … [Read more...]

Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer Recalled, Labeled as Edible Alcohol

CorgioMed is recalling all lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer - Aloe Vera because it is labeled as edible alcohol. This product is an alcohol based rub that is used externally to reduce bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The risk statement on the recall is: "Ingesting hand sanitizer, which is intended for topical use, may result in alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of alcohol toxicity may range from lack of coordination, slowed or slurred speech, drowsiness to coma, which can be fatal. Young children may experience a sharp decrease in blood sugar which may result in death. Pregnant women who ingest alcohol have experienced birth defects and developmental disabilities. Nursing mothers who ingest alcohol in above moderate levels may see developmental, growth and … [Read more...]

Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl Recalled For Undeclared Fish

Fresco Foods of Tampa, Florida is voluntarily recalling all units of Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl because it may contain anchovies, or fish, that are not declared on the label. Anyone who has an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. The recalled product is Eat Fresco Ancient Grain Jackfruit bowl packaged in 14 ounce (397 grams) plastic white rectangular trays with skin vacuum seal. It is sold in the refrigerated section of the supermarket. The best if used by/freeze by date printed on the package is 9/15/2020 and before. The company discovered that the Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl containing Fish was distributed in … [Read more...]

bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Possible Methanol

AJR Trading is voluntarily recalling 2,004 units of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer currently distributed in the United States because of possible presence of methanol in other lots of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer. This lot has been teated and meets all appropriate specifications and tests, but the manufacturer is recalling it out of an abundance of caution. The recall notice has this risk statement: "Substantial methanol exposure could result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands may be at risk; young children who accidentally ingest them and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most … [Read more...]

Sunshine Mills Pet Foods Recalled For Elevated Aflatoxin Levels

Three different brands of Sunshine Mills pet foods are being recalled for elevated aflatoxin levels. Aflatoxin is a mold that can be harmful to pets if consumed in large quantities. No problems or issues have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. The potential for aflatoxin levels above the acceptable limit was discovered by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. They found elevated levels in a single 4-pound bag of one lot of one of these products. Pets that have consumed these products and who have been affected by aflatoxin may show these symptoms: sluggishness or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, vomiting, yellowish tint to the eyes, or gums, or diarrhea. If your pet has been ill, see your ¬†veterinarian. These foods have been … [Read more...]

Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Declared Methanol

Open Book Extracts is voluntarily recalling all lots of Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer at the consumer level that are labeled to contain methanol, or wood alcohol.The risk statement on the recall notice reads, "Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning." The company sources hand sanitizer from a global chemical and fertilizer distributors. They have verified through a third-party lab … [Read more...]

Ukrop’s Chicken Salad Recalled For Undeclared Almonds

Ukrop's Homestyle Foods of Richmond, Virginia, is recalling about 1,202 pounds of ready to eat Ukrop's chicken salad because it is misbranded and contains almonds, or tree nuts, one of the major food allergens, that is not declared on the label. There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of this product, however, a consumer complaint to the company triggered the recall. The ready to eat chicken salad was produced on August 26, 2020. It is packaged in 15 ounce round plastic containers that contain Ukrop's Chicken Salad with a sell by date of September 2, 2020. The salad has the establishment number "P-19979"inside the USDA mark of inspection. The salad was sold in retail locations in North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia. If you purchased … [Read more...]

Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra Wide Noodles Recalled For Undeclared Egg

Riviana Foods is voluntarily recalling¬†19,931 cases of Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra Wide Noodles because it may contain egg, one of the major food allergens, that is not declared on the label. Anyone who is allergic to egg could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. One consumer complaint has been received, but there have been no reports of illness associated with this product. These noodles were distributed nationally from March through August of this year. The recalled product is Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra Wide Noodles, packaged in 12 ounce packages. The manufacturing codes on the product are MAR3022H, MAR3122H, JUN0422H, JUN0522H, JUL2422H, and JUL2522H. The individual product UPC number is 71300 05008. No other varieties of Ronzoni products are included in this … [Read more...]

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