December 15, 2017

Caesar’s Pasta Recalls Schiff’s Italian Beef Meatballs for Undeclared Egg, a Food Allergen

Caesar's Pasta or New Jersey is recalling about 46,810 pounds of beef meatball products because they 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. No reactions or any issues have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The meatballs were produced between November 1, 2015 and November 30, 2017. The recalled products are 10-pound boxes containing 0.5-ounce pieces of “Schiff's ITALIAN BRAND MEAT BALLS,” labeled with lot code 70033SH; 10-pound boxes containing 1-ounce pieces of “Schiff's ITALIAN BRAND MEAT BALLS,” labeled with lot code 70034SH; and 10-pound boxes containing 1.5-ounce pieces of “Schiff's ITALIAN BRAND MEAT BALLS,” labeled with lot code … [Read more...]

Nutra Labs Recalls Dietary Supplements for Undeclared Drugs

Nutra Labs is voluntarily recalling two dietary supplements because they contain sildenafil, the active pharmaceutical ingredient in an FDA approved product used for erectile dysfunction. This makes these supplements unapproved new drugs. No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The recalled products are Bull in 1800 mg capsules with a production date of 05/08/2016 and Chao Jimengnan 150 mg tablets with lot #20151018. FDA analysis found that Bull had contamination of 0.026mg/capsule, and 70.46 mg/table for Chao Jimengnan. The expiration dates are 05/07/2019 for Bull and 10/2017 for Chao Jimengnan. This drug can be dangerous because its active ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin. … [Read more...]

More Dark Chocolate Products Recalled for Undeclared Milk

More dark chocolate products are being recalled for undeclared milk, one of the major food allergens. No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date in association with any of these recalls. You can see pictures of the recalled products at the FDA web site. Figi's is recalling dark chocolate gingersnaps for undeclared milk. The product was sold two ways: in a gift basket and as a bulk product. The first product is Figi's Gift #0368 Christmas Gingersnap Variety in 5.5 ounce tins. The tins contain the dark chocolate gingersnaps. And Bulk dark chocolate gingersnaps are being recalled. They are packaged in a plastic bulk bag with about 8 to 12 ounces of the product. These products were sold nationwide through mail order. The mail order gifts are packed in a gold tin with a … [Read more...]

Undeclared Milk Causes Several Recalls

The presence of milk, one of the major food allergens, not declared on labels has caused the recall of several products, according to the FDA. No illnesses have been reported in connection with any of these recalls, according to the notices. Colorado Nut Company is recalling Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix because of undeclared milk. These products were distributed from June 1, 2017 through November 7, 2017 with a sell by date range from December 1, 2017 through May 7, 2017. The states where these products were sold include Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. They were sold at car … [Read more...]

Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars Recalled for Foreign Material

Leclerc Foods is voluntarily recalling a single lot of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars as a measure of precaution because a small piece of yellow plastic, or foreign material, was found in the product by a consumer. This could pose a choking hazard. No illnesses or injuries have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled product is Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars in 9.5 ounce boxes. There are six bars in each box. The date code can be found printed in white on the top of the box. The "best by" date of May 24, 2018 is the only date code that is part of this particular recall. The product has a UPC number of 41498-18695. These protein meal bars were distributed in ALDI stores in 21 states. Those states where the bars were … [Read more...]

Caviar Club brand Trout Roe Recalled in Canada for Clostridium Botulinum

Imperial Caviar & Seafood is recalling their Trout Roe from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum, which produces a deadly toxin. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. These products were sold in Quebec at the retail level. The recalled products are Imperial Caviar & Seafood Trout Roe in 100 gram packages. The code on the product is BB-24-AVR-2018 11417-02 and the UPC number is 1 86866 51017 1. Also recalled is Imperial Caviar & Seafood Trout Roe in 50 gram packages. THE code on that product is BB-24-AVR-2018 11417-02 and the UPC number is 1 86866 51016 4. Finally, VIP Caviar Club is also recalling Trout Roe sold in 50 gram packages. The code on that product is BB-08-NOV-2018 31217-01 and the UPC number … [Read more...]

Recall of AKI Chum Salmon Caviar in Canada for Possible Botulism Updated

The recall of AKI brand Chum Salmon Caviar in Canada for possible Clostridium botulinum contamination has been updated. The products were sold in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and may have been sold nationwide. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's investigation of the problem. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The recalled products are AKI Chum Salmon Caviar in two sizes. The 100 gram size has the UPC number 6 28451 22604 8 and product code 2018/08/30, and the 50 gram size has the UPC number 6 28451 22603 1 and the product code 2018/08/30. The recall was triggered by CFIA inspection activities. Government officials are conducting a food safety investigation, and may recall more products or … [Read more...]

Public Health Alert Issued for Chicken by Productos Dany of Puerto Rico

The USDA is issuing a public health alert about chicken products that were made by Productos Dany, Inc. of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. About 6,907 pounds of chicken products were recalled because they contain previously recalled ingredients. These foods were imported by the Trafon Group of Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico, but were not presented for FSIS re-inspeciton. The previously recalled products are subject to FSIS Recall 123-2017, issued on November 16, 2017. Those products, which included Harvest Creek Chicken Franks, Olymel pork shoulder, Polean ham, frozen pork loins, and pork chops, were also not inspected. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions to date. If anyone is concerned about an illness, they should contact a health care provider. These not ready-to-eat … [Read more...]

Goya Adobo Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Goya de Puerto Rico is recalling Adobo with Cumin Seasoning and Adobo with Pepper Seasoning because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the problem. Six hundred and sixty one cases of these products were distributed in Puerto Rico through retail stores. Goya Adobo with Cumin Seasoning is packaged in 28 ounce plastic jars with a green cap with the mark "Best by Date 10/18/22." Goya Adobo with Pepper Seasoning is packaged in 28 ounce plastic jars with a red cap with the mark "Best by Date 10/23/22." If you purchased these products, do not eat them, even if you intend to cook with them. Heat does kill Listeria bacteria, but cross-contamination can occur. Throw them away in a sealed or double bagged … [Read more...]

Trader Joe’s Chicken and Turkey Salads Recalled for Foreign Materials

Green Cuisine is recalling about 36,854 pounds of chicken and turkey salad products that may be contaminated with foreign materials. Hard silica and glass fragments have been found in the products. Consumer complaints triggered this recall, but no reports of injury or illness have been reported in connection with this problem. The company notified FSIS about this issue on November 17, 2017. The recalled products are all Trader Joe brand. They include 10.5-ounce clear plastic individual serving packages containing “TRADER JOE’S White Meat Chicken Salad with celery, carrots and green onions” with a “Use By” date of November 10 - 21, 2017; 11.0-ounce clear plastic individual serving packages containing “TRADER JOE’S CURRIED WHITE CHICKEN DELI SALAD with toasted cashews, green onion and a … [Read more...]

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