February 21, 2019

World Waters Recalls WTRMLN WTR For Foreign Material

World Waters is recalling some of their WTRMLN WTR beverages because it may contain foreign materials, more specifically pieces of soft plastic. The plastic is floating in some of the finished product. The company is using consumers to check the package before they open it and drink it. No adverse events have been reported to date in connection with this issue, but the plastic could be a choking hazard. The recalled product is WTRMLN WTR Original 12 packs in Watermelon Flavor. The lot number, printed on the bottom of the bottle, can be seen at the FDA web site.  The product label is printed to look like a watermelon, with a pink center surrounded by green and white stripe. These products were sent to customers nationwide for distribution in retail stores from December 22, 2018 … [Read more...]

Happi Foodi Chicken Products Recalled for Undeclared Eggs

VICS Acquisition of Harlingen, Texas, is recalling about 99,975 pounds of chicken products because they contain undeclared eggs, one of the major allergens, that isn't declared on the label. Anyone who is allergic to eggs who eats these products could have a serious reaction. No adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported to date in connection to the recall. The recalled products were produced from August 7, 2018 through October 15, 2018. They are: 1.5-pound packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “happi foodi BLOODY MARY INSPIRED CHICKEN” with lot codes 14528 and 15092 and use by dates of March 2, 2020 and April 15, 2020. 1.5-pound packages containing one frozen steam bag meal of “SE Grocers MARSALA CHICKEN” with lot codes 14177 and 14532 and use by dates of Feb. … [Read more...]

Indigo Brewers Yeast Recalled for Undeclared Peanuts

Indigo Natural Foods in Canada is recalling their Packaged Goodness brand Brewers Yeast Debittered for undeclared peanuts, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to peanuts, an ingredient that can cause the most serious reactions, including anaphylactic shock, could become ill if they eat this product. One reaction has been reported. The recall was triggered by this complaint. The recalled product is Indigo Packaged Goodness Brewers Yeast Debittered in 400 gram packages. All units sold from October 24, 2018 up to and including February 7, 2019 are included in this recall. The UPC number on the product is 6 99692 00659 1. If you purchased this product and are allergic to peanuts, throw it away. You can also take it back to the place of purchase for a full … [Read more...]

Maxfield Seafood Siluriformes Recalled For Lack of Inspection

Another brand of siluriformes, a type of catfish, has been recalled for lack of inspection. Richwell Group, doing business as Maxfield Seafood, is recalling about 55,300 pounds of Siluriformes fish products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the country. No confirmed reports of adverse reactions have been received to date, by the company or the government. The problem was discovered on January 30, 2019, during FSIS surveillance activities at the company's facility. The recalled items are frozen Siluriformes, specifically Sheat fish. They were imported from Vietnam to the U.S. on dates ranging from April 2018 through December 2018. The recalled products are: 14-ounce clear bag packages containing Richwell Group “Maxfield Seafood SHEAT FISH CA TREN KET” with … [Read more...]

Do You Have These Nut Butters in Your Pantry?

Recently there has been a spate of nut butter recalls for Listeria monocytogenes. These products usually have a very long shelf life, so there's a good chance that some of these products are in pantries around the country. There is zero tolerance for Listeria contamination in ready to eat products because the bacteria cause such serious illness, and because the consumer doesn't heat the product, which would kill the pathogens, before eating. No illnesses have been reported in any of these recalls. These are the recalls that have been issued since December 2018: Inspired Organics recalled their Organic Sunflower Butter for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination on December 11, 2018. Testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development found the pathogen … [Read more...]

Q’s American Best Trading Recalls Catfish For No Inspection

Q's Best American Trading of Lakewood, California, has recalled 1,008 pounds of imported Siluriformes fish products (catfish) that were not presented for import re-inspection into the country. The frozen Siluriformes, specifically Sheat fish, were imported from Vietnam to the United States on December 25, 2018. No illnesses or any adverse reactions have been reported to public health officials or the company date in connection with this inspection issue. Anyone who is concerned about any type of reaction should contact their physician. The catfish recalled for lack of inspection is 14 ounce clear bag packages containing "Q's American Best AB CA TREN KET Sheat fish." The fish was shipped to retail locations in the state of California. The problem was discovered on January 29, 2019 during … [Read more...]

Cookies and Pita Chips Recalled For Allergic Reactions

Two recalls have been issued , one for Whole Foods Market Hipster Chipster Cookies for undeclared milk, eggs, and walnuts; and the other for Stacy's Pita Chips for undeclared milk. One allergic reaction was reported for the cookies, and another for the chips. Frito-Lay's Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips are being recalled because 228 bags were "inadvertently filled" with another flavor of pita chips, potentially exposing consumers to undeclared milk. Anyone who is allergic to milk, and anyone with lactose intolerance can become ill if they eat this product. The chips are sold in 7-1/3 ounce bags. The use by date on that product is 23 APR 2019. A nine-character manufacturing code of 65M127902 is on the package stamped below the use by date. The bags have the UPC number 028400564632 on … [Read more...]

Taylor Farms Recalls Chile Relleno For Undeclared Wheat

Taylor Farms of Dallas, Texas is recalling about 2,100 pounds of chicken products that were incorrectly labeled as "Chile Relleno." The chicken contains undeclared wheat, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to wheat, as well as anyone who has celiac disease could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No adverse reactions complaints have been received to date. The ready to eat HEB Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Alfredo and Chicken items were incorrectly labeled as "Chile Relleno." These products were produced on various dates from January 25, 2019 to January 30, 2019. The recalled product is 10 pound tray packages labeled as "HEB-Meal Simple Chile Relleno." The use by dates are 02/04/2019, 02/05/2019, 02/07/2019, 02/08/2019, and 02/09/2019 and the lot codes … [Read more...]

Pilgrims Pride Breaded Popcorn Chicken Recalled For Foreign Material

PIlgrim's Pride Corporation of Texas is recalling about 58,020 pounds of not ready to eat breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, more specifically pieces of rubber. No adverse reactions have been reported to date in connection with this recall, although a consumer complaint about white rubber in the products on January 30, 2019 prompted the recall. That customer notified the Publix store where the product was purchased. The recalled breaded popcorn chicken items were produced on January 4, 2019. The recalled product is 20 pound boxes containing 8 clear bags of "Uncooked Popcorn style Chicken Breast Chunk Fritters With Rib Meat." The use by date on the product is 10 01 2019. The lot codes on the box of popcorn chicken are 9004101012, 9004101013, … [Read more...]

Hill’s Recalls Canned Dog Food For Excessive Vitamin D

Hill's Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling select types of their canned dog food for excessive vitamin D content. This issue can cause health problems in dogs, which can experience vomiting, weight loss, increased thirst and urination, and weight loss. When vitamin D is consumed at very high levels, it can lead to kidney problems in the animals, although most recover after the discontinuation of feeding. The recall was initiated after a complaint was lodged in the U.S. about a dog exhibiting signs of elevated vitamin D levels. The investigation confirmed the problem because of a supplier error. The company identified and isolated the error and have required the supplier to start additional quality testing before they release the ingredients. No dry foods, cat foods, or treats are … [Read more...]

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